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By Andi Altenbach RIO DE JANEIRO (Excellesports.com) — As a young gymnast, Houry Gebeshian remembers having two particular role models. One was close to home, an older girl named Nicole Langevin who trained at her gym. The other came[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia’s Prosecutor-General Gevorg Kostanian unexpectedly stepped down on Thursday, citing health reasons. Kostanian’s press secretary, Kristine Melkonian, said he informed other senior prosecutors about the[...]

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Michael Aram has opened a 6,000-sq.-ft. store on the corner of North Robertson and Beverly boulevards in West Hollywood. CA. This is the designer’s second retail location and his first outside of New York[...]

YEREVAN (aravot.am) — Armenia law enforcement authorities released from custody on August 8 one of the organizers of daily demonstrations held in support of opposition gunmen that seized a police compound in Yerevan on July 17. Alek[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Five Armenian police officers were suspended on August 5 for using excessive force against participants of opposition demonstrations held late last month in support of gunmen that seized a police station in Yerevan.[...]

BELMONT, Mass. — The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) will undertake a $2.5 million renovation of its aging building to transform it into a welcoming hub for scholars and Armenians and non-Armenians alike. [...]

ROYAL OAKS, Mich. — A perfect summer night and a rich collage of Armenian culture greeted guests as they arrived at the Royal Oak Farmers Market for the 9th Annual Armenia Fest, on July 16. Live Armenian folk and contemporary music from[...]

YEREVAN — President Serzh Sargsyan held a meeting at the Presidential palace on Monday with the representatives of the different segments of society and delivered the following address, in the wake of the end of the mass demonstrations:[...]