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October 21, 2016

Ruben Vardanyan: “We won’t get a second chance”

We survived two big crises in 2016: a war in the spring and a standoff at a police station in the summer.

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October 11, 2016

Ruben Vardanyan Changes The World One Country At A Time

Where is George Clooney? It was her turn for a question, and that’s what she asked. We were in Armenia at a private press briefing with three of the most powerful philanthropists in the world, and she used her question to ask where George Clooney was.…

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July 11, 2016

Ruben Vardanyan: “FAST must become the platform for a technological breakthrough”

Interview with businessman and philanthropist, co-founder of “Initiatives for the Development of Armenia” (IDeA) Ruben Vardanyan

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June 04, 2016

Hayk Tutunjyan: There are a lot of projects in Tatev

Interview of Hayk Tutunjyan, Head of Tatev Revival Project to Mediamax

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April 29, 2016

George Clooney, The Aurora Prize And Hope In Armenia

One time, a man aggressively bumped into my mother in a 7-Eleven. Then I got in his face. I am not a violent person, but seeing someone intentionally push my mom made my blood boil. This moment on one spring night in Florida was the only real experience…

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April 25, 2016

Aurora Prize Awarded To Burundi Hero Marguerite Barankitse, Who Sheltered 30,000 Children From Conflict

George Clooney has presented a humanitarian worker from Burundi, who sheltered around 30,000 children from conflict, with a million dollar prize. Marguerite Barankitse, known as Maggy, was one of four finalists nominated for The Aurora Prize for Awakening…

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April 24, 2016

My family came to the US as refugees, says George Clooney

Refugees are “people, just like you and me”, George Clooney has said in a speech urging humanity to do more to help those escaping war and persecution. The Oscar-winning actor opened up over his own ancestors’ struggles in fleeing the famine in Ireland…

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April 24, 2016

My family fled Ireland as refugees, says George Clooney as he presents $1m prize to humanitarian worker

George Clooney has described his own family's flight from famine as he urged the world to remember that refugees are “people, just like you and me”, during a humanitarian conference in Armenia. He presented the inaugural Aurora prize, worth $1.1m…

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April 24, 2016

Orphanage Founder From Africa Wins Prize in Memory of Armenian Genocide

The founder of an orphanage in Burundi who defied death threats and witnessed unspeakable violence as she saved thousands of children from ethnic slaughters in the 1990s is the winner of a new prize created in memory of the Armenian genocide a century…

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April 23, 2016

George Clooney says fights the 'suffocation' of fame by trying to highlight global injustice

George Clooney says he tries to combat the “suffocation” of his fame by trying to highlight global injustice. Speaking at an international forum on genocide prevention and the refugee crisis held in Armenia, the actor said he had decided to use his fame…

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