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AGBU Young Professionals, Northern California (AGBU-YPNC) to Host 15th Anniversary Winter Gala

AGBU Young Professionals, Northern California (AGBU-YPNC) to Host 15th Anniversary Winter Gala

January 23, 2015 10:12 pm
SAN FRANCISCO — The Armenian General Benevolent Union Young Professionals of Northern California (AGBU-YPNC) will host the AGBU San Francisco Winter Gala 15th Anniversary...

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Three International Composers Pay Tribute to Poet Daniel Varoujan

Three International Composers Pay Tribute to Poet Daniel Varoujan

January 23, 2015 10:38 pm
NEW YORK — The Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) announced recently the winners of the 2014 Sayat Nova International Composition Competition. Hovik Sardaryan, 21,...

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Akçam Lectures on Publication Project of Genocide Survivor Stories in Aleppo Rescue House

Akçam Lectures on Publication Project of Genocide Survivor Stories in Aleppo Rescue House

January 23, 2015 10:37 pm
By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — On January 13, Dr. Taner Akçam, Kaloosdian-Mugar Chair in Modern Armenian History and Genocide Studies at Clark...

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French Ambassador to US Clarifies Comment on Armenian Genocide

January 23, 2015 10:29 pm
  WASHINGTON — The Ambassador of France to the United States has clarified remarks he made earlier this week on the MSNBC show “Andrea Mitchell Reports” that sounded...

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French Ambassador to US Clarifies Comment on Armenian Genocide

January 23, 2015 10:29 pm
  WASHINGTON — The Ambassador of France to the United States has clarified remarks he made earlier this week on the MSNBC show “Andrea Mitchell Reports” that sounded...

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Three International Composers Pay Tribute to Poet Daniel Varoujan

Three International Composers Pay Tribute to Poet Daniel Varoujan

NEW YORK — The Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) announced recently the winners of the 2014 Sayat Nova International Composition Competition. Hovik Sardaryan, 21, of Armenia was awarded first prize; Fun Gordon Dic-lun, 26, of Hong Kong received second prize; and Richard Melkonian of the United Kingdom, 25, received third prize. As first-prize winner, Sardaryan received […]

Akçam Lectures on Publication Project of Genocide Survivor Stories in Aleppo Rescue House

Akçam Lectures on Publication Project of Genocide Survivor Stories in Aleppo Rescue House

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — On January 13, Dr. Taner Akçam, Kaloosdian-Mugar Chair in Modern Armenian History and Genocide Studies at Clark University, presented a talk at Holy Trinity Armenian Church titled, “Giving Voice to the Voiceless: Armenian Genocide Survivors and the Aleppo Rescue House of the League of Nations.” The Knights […]

Shift in Azerbaijan May Create Winning Scenario for Armenia

  By Edmond Y. Azadian Pundits and observers of the Western press have noticed recently the intensification of criticism of the Azeri government and its authoritarian ruler, Ilham Aliyev. One can surmise a real deterioration in US-Azeri relations. But that is only the tip of the iceberg, because powerful undercurrents — including regional realignments and […]

French Ambassador to US Clarifies Comment on Armenian Genocide

  WASHINGTON — The Ambassador of France to the United States has clarified remarks he made earlier this week on the MSNBC show “Andrea Mitchell Reports” that sounded as if he were giving credence to the denial of the Armenian Genocide. In a communication to the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) National Chairman Ken […]

Baby Who Was Sole Survivor of Attack on Family in Gumri Dies

Alleged Assailant, a Russian Soldier, to Be Tried in Armenia GUMRI (RFE/RL and BBC) — A 6-month-old boy who had been stabbed last week in what authorities say was a brutal attack by a Russian soldier in Armenia has died. The Armenian Health Ministry said that Seryozha Avetisian, who had been the sole survivor of […]

‘Half-Immigrant’ in between California’s Generations

  LOS ANGELES — Richard Hovannisian, adjunct professor of history at the University of Southern California Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, and Professor Emeritus of Armenian and Near Eastern History at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), will be the guest of the USC Institute of Armenian Studies at a lunchtime […]

Houshamadyan Project Discussed at Ararat-Eskijian Museum

  MISSION HILLS, Calif. — The Ararat-Eskijian Museum presents an illustrated talk titled “The Houshamadyan Project: Reconstructing Armenian Village and Town Life in the Ottoman Empire,” by Dr. Vahe Tachjian director and chief editor of the “Houshamadyan Project,” on January 25, at 4 p.m., at Ararat-Eskijian Museum/Sheen Chapel, 15105 Mission Hills Road. At the threshold […]

Peter Koutoujian Sr.

Peter Koutoujian Sr.

WALTHAM, Mass. — Former Waltham City Clerk Peter Koutoujian died suddenly at his Waltham home on Friday, January 16, 2015. He was 77. Peter was born in Boston on January 20, 1937, a son of Armenian immigrants Abraham and Sarah (DerBedrosian) Koutoujian, and moved to Waltham as a child. He was a graduate of Waltham […]