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Michael Haratunian Honored at Armenian Assembly Annual Banquet in Florida

Michael Haratunian Honored at Armenian Assembly Annual Banquet in Florida

April 10, 2014 3:29 pm
WASHINGTON — Last month, the Armenian Assembly of America honored Michael Haratunian, who served as chairman of the board of directors from 1993-1994, with the Assembly’s...

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Cellist Hakhnazaryan Performs Recital to Benefit Kessab Victims

Cellist Hakhnazaryan Performs Recital to Benefit Kessab Victims

April 10, 2014 3:03 pm
NEWTON, Mass. — The plight of displaced Armenians from the terrorized region of historical Kessab in Syria has generated a public outcry in the Armenian communities worldwide....

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Prime Minister of Armenia Resigns after Six Years

April 13, 2014 10:39 pm
By Gayane Mkrtchyan YEREVAN (ArmeniaNow reporter) — Tigran Sargisian, Armenia’s 11th prime minister, who resigned Thursday, April 3, is one of the rare leaders of the...

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Kessab Attacked: Armenian Population Flees as Town Is Attacked by Rebels

Kessab Attacked: Armenian Population Flees as Town Is Attacked by Rebels

March 30, 2014 10:09 pm
KESSAB (Combined Sources) — Asbarez newspaper reported that the Armenian-populated town of Kessab and its surrounding villages were the targets of three days of brutal...

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Armenian Genocide 99 Years ago Haunts Two Michigan Centenarians

Armenian Genocide 99 Years ago Haunts Two Michigan Centenarians

April 10, 2014 10:22 pm
By Lauren Abdel-Razzaq DETROIT — Ramela Carman was just a baby in 1915, when the Turkish government began exterminating Armenians or exiling them to other parts of the...

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Armenian Night at Pops to Feature Saxophonist Hayrapet Arakelyan

Armenian Night at Pops to Feature Saxophonist Hayrapet Arakelyan

BOSTON — The Friends of Armenian Culture Society will present the 63rd annual Armenian Night at the Pops on Friday, June 13, at 8 p.m. at Symphony Hall. The evening will feature young saxophonist Hayrapet Arakelyan from Germany. He will join Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Orchestra in performing selections from the Tango Suite [...]

Prime Minister of Armenia Resigns after Six Years

By Gayane Mkrtchyan YEREVAN (ArmeniaNow reporter) — Tigran Sargisian, Armenia’s 11th prime minister, who resigned Thursday, April 3, is one of the rare leaders of the executive who appeared in the top echelons of power as a technocratic character espousing European ideas and standing out for his world outlook. The 54-year-old, appointed to the position [...]

Very Rev. Raphael Andonian Dies

BELMONT, Mass. — Very Rev. Raphael Andonian, the pastor of the Holy Cross Armenian Catholic Church of Belmont, died on the morning of April 6 after a short battle with cancer. Andonian, a member of the Mekhitarist Order in Venice, became the pastor of the Holy Cross Armenian Catholic Church in 1993. In 1995 he received [...]

Armenian Genocide 99 Years ago Haunts Two Michigan Centenarians

Armenian Genocide 99 Years ago Haunts Two Michigan Centenarians

By Lauren Abdel-Razzaq DETROIT — Ramela Carman was just a baby in 1915, when the Turkish government began exterminating Armenians or exiling them to other parts of the Ottoman Empire. Her father was a skilled tradesman who had to flee for his life, leaving his family behind and disguising himself as a Turk in order to [...]

Students Explore International Affairs at United Nations with Teaching Ambassador

Students Explore International Affairs at United Nations with Teaching Ambassador

AMHERST, Mass. — A group of 18 students spent Monday, March 24 interacting with diplomats, foreign officials, and professional staff at the United Nations headquarters in New York. Led by ambassador and political science Prof. Armen Baibourtian, the trip was a part of a growing series of professional development and career preparatory activities sponsored by the [...]

Kessab Tragedy Still on World Agenda

Kessab Tragedy Still on World Agenda

By Edmond Y. Azadian Turkey has hit Armenians where it hurts most. Since the 1960s, the Armenian population in Middle Eastern countries has been dwindling and the Turkish government’s direct or indirect involvement in that process is no secret to anyone. Syria was the last bastion of Armenian existence in the region, with thriving communities [...]

Michael Haratunian Honored at Armenian Assembly Annual Banquet in Florida

Michael Haratunian Honored at Armenian Assembly Annual Banquet in Florida

WASHINGTON — Last month, the Armenian Assembly of America honored Michael Haratunian, who served as chairman of the board of directors from 1993-1994, with the Assembly’s Distinguished Humanitarian Award, reported the Assembly. In a packed hall at the Marriott hotel in Boca Raton, Florida, family, friends and Armenian community leaders from across North America congratulated [...]

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter Kurkjian to Speak about Unique Genocide-Era Photo

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Reporter Kurkjian to Speak about Unique Genocide-Era Photo

BELMONT, Mass. — Stephen Kurkjian, three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter (retired) for the Boston Globe and the son of a survivor of the Armenian Genocide, will present an overview of his 10 years of research into a unique Genocide-era photograph in the illustrated lecture “Kiss My Children’s Eyes, Revisited: A Ten-Year Search for Answers to [...]