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A True Inspiring Story

A True Inspiring Story

July 24, 2014 1:01 pm
By Kevork Keushkerian PASADENA, Calif. — The theme of the 126th Tournament of Roses Parade on January 1, 2015, is “Inspiring Stories.” It pays tribute to those who...

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Konstantin Petrossian Honored in Providence

Konstantin Petrossian Honored in Providence

July 24, 2014 12:39 pm
By Florence Avakian PROVIDENCE, R.I. — It was a festive occasion for those celebrating the centennial of the Sts. Sahag and Mesrob Church with a gala concert on Friday,...

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Breaks Ground for Armenian Genocide Museum in Buenos Aires

Breaks Ground for Armenian Genocide Museum in Buenos Aires

July 18, 2014 7:23 pm
BUENOS AIRES — President Serge Sarigisian completed a weeklong tour of South America, visiting Argenita, Uruguay and Chile. While in Argentina, he took part in the  takes...

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Echmiadzin Condemns Attack on Armenian Clerics in Georgia

Echmiadzin Condemns Attack on Armenian Clerics in Georgia

July 24, 2014 12:56 pm
TBILISI (RFE/RL) — Church officials in Armenia have expressed their concern over a violent incident in an Armenian church in Tbilisi this week that left several clergymen...

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Presbyterian Church Recognizes Armenian Genocide

July 18, 2014 7:41 pm
DETROIT — On Friday, June 20, some six hundred commissioners to the 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) adopted with near unanimity a resolution recognizing...

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Candidate for Turkish Presidency Woos Armenians

Candidate for Turkish Presidency Woos Armenians

Candidate for Turkey Presidency Woos Armenians ISTANBUL (armradio) — An Armenian organization, Nor Zartonk (New Renaissance), calling itself the organization of the Armenian community in Turkey, has declared its support for Selahattin Demirtas in the presidential elections to be held on August 10, Firat News reports. Nor Zartonk issued a written statement, saying: “The people, workers and [...]

A True Inspiring Story

A True Inspiring Story

By Kevork Keushkerian PASADENA, Calif. — The theme of the 126th Tournament of Roses Parade on January 1, 2015, is “Inspiring Stories.” It pays tribute to those who have loved unconditionally, preserved courageously, endured patiently and accomplished on behalf of others. The American Armenian Rose Float Association, which spearheaded the first-ever Armenian float to participate [...]

Bedrosyan Sheds Light on Hidden Armenians of Turkey

By Jirair Tutunjian TORONTO — Islamized, Turkified, Kurdified and Hamshen Armenians have peaked the interest of Armenians, particularly since the late Hrant Dink stated that there are millions of hidden or lost Armenians in Anatolia. Subsequently, Dink’s revelation expanded the Armenian campaign for the return of Armenian lands and properties to include Armenians who were forcibly [...]

Echmiadzin Condemns Attack on Armenian Clerics in Georgia

Echmiadzin Condemns Attack on Armenian Clerics in Georgia

TBILISI (RFE/RL) — Church officials in Armenia have expressed their concern over a violent incident in an Armenian church in Tbilisi this week that left several clergymen injured. In a statement disseminated on Sunday the Georgian Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church (AAC) described the previous day’s altercation and subsequent violence against Armenian clerics, Diocese employees [...]

Court Ends Armenian Genocide Museum Challenge in Washington

By Michael Doyle WASHINGTON (Fresno Bee) — A federal appeals court may have ended, once and for all, an extraordinarily protracted legal fight over a proposed Armenian Genocide Museum and Memorial. In a 37-page decision, on July 15, the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit unanimously upheld a 2011 trial judge’s order awarding [...]

The Political Football Continues

By Edmond Y. Azadian As soon as the World Cup was over in Rio, the political version of the game resumed in Armenia’s backyard, with the ball being the Armenian Genocide. Of course, eventually the issue of the Genocide appearing in the political and international news is beneficial, especially on the eve of the centennial. [...]

Konstantin Petrossian Honored in Providence

Konstantin Petrossian Honored in Providence

By Florence Avakian PROVIDENCE, R.I. — It was a festive occasion for those celebrating the centennial of the Sts. Sahag and Mesrob Church with a gala concert on Friday, June 13. And as it turned out, the day held a special surprise for the concert conductor, Konstantin Petrossian. With more than 600 in attendance at [...]

Tigran Sargisian Is New US Ambassador

WASHINGTON (Armenpress) —President Barack Obama on July 14 met the new ambassadors appointed to the US and accepted their credentials, including Tigran Sargisian, who is serving as Armenia’s new ambassador to the US. Sargisian resigned his position as prime minister of Armenia on April 3 and was appointed ambassador to the US on June 26. [...]