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2008-08-13 18:00:00

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 13, 2008) - Lydian International Ltd. (TSX:LYD), a diversified U.K. mineral exploration and development company, today announced preliminary results from metallurgical testing at its Amulsar gold discovery in Armenia. A gold recovery test program was applied to a crushed continuous half drill-core of 146m length at SGS Lakefield in Canada. As part of the program, heap-leach amenability tests (coarse ore bottle roll cyanidation) on whole rock and gravity...

2008-08-12 09:01:28

Text of report by private Armenian news agency Mediamax Yerevan, 12 August: Many petrol stations in Yerevan have stopped selling petrol due to lack of fuel. Some petrol stations in Yerevan were closed today, and many petrol stations in Yerevan sold no more than 10 litres of petrol to each customer in the evening of 11 August. The marketing director of the Flash [fuel imports and sales company], Mushegh Yelchyan, said in an interview with Mediamax news agency, that trains with petrol...

2008-08-11 06:00:43

Text of report by private Armenian news agency Mediamax Yerevan, 11August: The volume of natural gas supplies to Armenia through Georgia has fallen, a spokeswoman for [the Armenian-Russian company] ArmRosGazprom, Shushan Sardaryan, told Mediamax today. "At present, we are trying to clarify the reasons and the exact volume of reduction in gas supplies to Armenia through the gas pipeline, which passes through Georgia", Shushan Sardaryan stated, noting that gas supplies to Armenia had reduced...

2008-07-22 09:00:56

Lydian International Ltd. (TSX: LYD), a diversified U.K. mineral exploration and development company, today announced results from the first 7 drill holes of its 20,000m drilling programme at the Amulsar gold discovery in Armenia. Best intersections were DDA-006 with 46m at 1.7g/t gold (including 29m at 2.5g/t gold), RCA-001 with 37m at 1.4g/t gold (including 11m at 3.1g/t gold), RCA-004 with 40m at 1.1g/t gold followed by 9m at 3.5g/t gold at the bottom of the hole (to 142m) and RCA-005 with...

2008-07-17 15:00:49

Vangold Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: VAN) ("Vangold") announces an update on its Armenia oil project. In April of 2007, Vangold partnered with Blackstairs Energy and signed an exploration and production sharing agreement with the government of Armenia. Signaling their commitment to operations in Armenia the Blackstairs Energy-Vangold Joint-Venture opened an office in Yervan, the capital of Armenia. While the sedimentary basins of Armenia to this day are relatively under-explored Vangold considers...

2008-07-15 12:00:30

Comstar, an integrated telecommunications operator in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States, has announced that Cornet-AM, an internet services provider and a part of Comstar Group, has built a mobile WiMAX network in the Republic of Armenia. According to Comstar, the wireless broadband network, based on the 802.16e standard, consists of 24 base stations which are connected to each other via radio relay lines and rented telecommunications channels. Airspan Networks has...

2008-06-24 06:02:56

Text of report in English by Iranian official government news agency IRNA website Moscow, 24 June: Iran's Deputy Energy Minister and Armenia's Energy and Natural Resources Minister signed two Memoranda of Understandings (MOUs) on construction of a hydro-electric power plant on Aras River. According to a report by Islamic Republic of Iran's Embassy in Armenia on Monday, Rasul Zargar, Iran's Deputy Energy Minister in Water Affairs, discussed the outlook of cooperation between Iran and...

2008-06-19 12:00:58

Text of report by Iranian state-run provincial TV from East Azarbayjan on 18 June [Presenter] The managing director of the Electricity Company of East Azarbayjan Province has said that if people save at least 10 per cent of the electricity they consume, we will not have power cuts. Pointing out the shortage of power generation at hydroelectric power plants due to low rainfall, Baharivand said that the export of electricity will be stopped and we will start importing electricity from...

2008-06-17 12:00:41

Global Gold Corporation (OTCBB: GBGD), an international gold mining, development and exploration company with mining properties in Armenia, Chile and Canada, held its annual shareholders meeting as noticed last Friday (www.globalgoldcorp.com). With almost 84% of all outstanding shares represented in the voting process, shareholders re-elected the current Board of Directors by an over 97% favorable vote. Re-elected as directors were Van Z. Krikorian-Chairman and CEO, Drury J....

2006-08-17 08:45:00

By Hasmik Mkrtchian YEREVAN -- Ex-Soviet state Armenia is blazing a trail in the global quest to move to cleaner fuels -- not by choice but out of necessity. The tiny country of 3 million people in the Caucasus mountains has a strong claim to be a world leader in running vehicles on natural gas: a fuel that produces fewer harmful greenhouse gases than gasoline or diesel. The transport ministry estimates that between 20 and 30 percent of vehicles in Armenia run on gas. That compares to just...


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2012-06-14 08:59:22

Symbol: TEAR60 Group: Lichen Family: Bacidiaceae Growth Habit: Lichenous Native Status: NA    N Synonyms:   LEAR23 Lecidea armeniaca (DC.) Fr. Classification:       Kingdom   Fungi – Fungi Division   Ascomycota – Sac fungi Class   Ascomycetes Order   Lecanorales Family   Bacidiaceae Genus   Tephromela M. Choisy – tephromela lichen Species   Tephromela armeniaca (DC.) Hertel &...

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2007-10-23 17:27:13

The Caucasian Squirrel or Persian Squirrel (Sciurus anomalus), is a species of rodent in the Sciuridae family. It is found throughout Armenia,Azerbaijan, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Turkey. It is naturally found to thrive in temperate forests.

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