Armenia http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/21359/all en Armenian couple name their baby 'Sarkozy' in honor of France vote http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/armenian-couple-name-their-baby-sarkozy-honor-france-vote <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> A couple in Armenia has named their baby 'Sarkozy' in honor of the genocide law recently passed. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Lillian Rizzo </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> Somewhere in Armenia, a couple is burping their little baby Sarkozy right now.</p> <p> An Armenian couple has named their newborn baby boy after the French President, Nicolas Sarkozy, in thanks for the French Senate vote that has been passed, which outlaws denial of the genocide of Armenians during World War I, <a href="http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gd-V3Vqv4C6SB_dfiwePMbIp7MCQ?docId=CNG.3248d6bb9b1f306d64ddfceb443a1871.751">the AFP reported.</a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/armenian-couple-name-their-baby-sarkozy-honor-france-vote" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Armenia Armenian genocide France Turkey Weird Wide Web Wed, 25 Jan 2012 17:36:57 +0000 Lillian Rizzo 5688872 at http://www.globalpost.com Azerbaijan's president launches Twitter rant against Armenia http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/azerbaijan-president-ilham-aliyev-twitter-rant-armenia Azerbaijan's president doesn't like Armenia, and he's not afraid to say it. Nor, it seems, to tweet it.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/weird-wide-web/azerbaijan-president-ilham-aliyev-twitter-rant-armenia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Armenia Azerbaijan Twitter World Leaders Diplomacy Weird Wide Web Tue, 20 Nov 2012 20:23:00 +0000 Jessica Phelan 5726645 at http://www.globalpost.com Armenia presidential candidate shot http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/130131/armenia-presidential-candidate-shot Chief doctor of the Yerevan Clinical Hospital said Airikian was in stable condition.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/130131/armenia-presidential-candidate-shot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Armenia Want to Know Middle East Thu, 31 Jan 2013 23:05:01 +0000 Jill Langlois 5742312 at http://www.globalpost.com