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Ultime notizie Comunicati stampa Siti web Altri nomi Altri contenuti dal web Mappa Commenta su FacebookL'Armenia (armeno: Հայաստանի Հանրապետություն, "Hayastani Hanrapetouṭyoun") è uno Stato eurasiatico indipendente del Caucaso meridionale, con capitale Yerevan.
L'Armenia confina con la Turchia ad ovest, la Georgia a nord, l'Azerbaigian e la repubblica "de facto" del Nagorno Karabakh ad est, l'Iran e l'exclave azera del Nakhchivan a sud. È quindi uno stato senza sbocco al mare.
Il nome originario del paese era "Hayq", divenuto più tardi "Hayastan", traducibile come "la terra ("stan" è un tipico suffisso persiano per indicare un territorio) di Haik". Secondo la leggenda, Haik era un discendente di "Noè" (essendo figlio di Togarmah, che era nato da Gomer, a sua volta nato dal figlio di Noè, Yafet) e, secondo la tradizione cristiana, antenato di tutti gli armeni. Haik si stabilì ai piedi del monte Ararat, partì poi per assistere alla costruzione della Torre di Babele e, ritornato, sconfisse il re assiro Nimrod presso il lago di Van, nell'attuale Turchia. (fonte: Wikipedia)
The Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding provinces of Azerbaijan have been occupied by Armenia since the end of the war between the two countries two decades ago, despite resolutions by the United Nations, European Parliament, Council of Europe, and other bodies demanding that Armenia withdraw its forces from the region. Over one million Azerbaijanis have been displaced by the conflict. (PR Newswire - 27/08/2014) Leggi
CALHOUN, Georgia, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mohawk Industries, Inc. (NYSE:MHK) today announced 2014 second quarter net earnings of $153 million and diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.08. Excluding unusual charges, net earnings were $162 million and EPS was $2.21, a 20% increase over last year's second quarter adjusted EPS and the highest quarterly adjusted EPS in the company's history. Net sales for the second quarter of 2014 were $2.05 billion, an increase of approximately 4% versus the prior year's second quarter or 3% on a constant exchange basis. For the second quarter of 2013, net sales were $1.98 billion, net earnings were $85 million and EPS was $1.16; excluding unusual charges, net earnings were $134 million and EPS was $1.84. (PR Newswire - 31/07/2014) Leggi
"Mohawk's success is attributable to the good choices made in the past and will be sustained by making good choices in the future," said Dave Patton, Mohawk Industries' chief sustainability officer. "As our business continues to grow and expand into new geographies, we remain committed to making responsible choices that create the greatest value for our stakeholders, our customers and the men and women who make up our Company." (PR Newswire - 21/07/2014) Leggi
Noting that Azerbaijan had been subjected to invasion, ethnic cleansing and occupation on its own territory, Aliyev called the world's attention to a conflict that "puts in danger the whole region." (PR Newswire - 25/06/2014) Leggi
In April, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) passed a resolution suspending Russia's voting rights due to its interference in Crimea and eastern Ukraine. Ahead of the PACE summer session in Strasbourg next week, Azerbaijani PACE delegate Elkhan Suleymanov has tabled a motion calling for a similar treatment of Armenia, given its occupation of Nagorno-Karabakh and seven surrounding Azerbaijani territories for more than two decades. (PR Newswire - 19/06/2014) Leggi
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