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CYSCA, NAASR, MIT Armenian Society to Present Panel on Climate Change

CYSCA, NAASR, MIT Armenian Society to Present Panel on Climate Change

March 23, 2017 11:22 am
Prof. Ashot Chilingarian CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — The Cambridge-Yerevan Sister City Association (CYSCA), along with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Armenian Society...

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AIWA Presents ‘Broadway in LA’ Evening with Andrea Martin, Seth Rudetsky

AIWA Presents ‘Broadway in LA’ Evening with Andrea Martin, Seth Rudetsky

March 23, 2017 11:20 am
Andrea Martin Seth Rudetsky LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Affiliate of the Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA) announces that it will present “Broadway...

Armenia»

Concert Commemorates 25th Anniversary of Armenia Membership in UN

Concert Commemorates 25th Anniversary of Armenia Membership in UN

March 23, 2017 12:21 pm
NEW YORK — On March 16, a concert dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Armenia’s membership to the United Nations took place at the Lincoln Center of New York. Edward...

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David Philipps Suggests Turkey Does Not Meet NATO Ideals

David Philipps Suggests Turkey Does Not Meet NATO Ideals

March 23, 2017 12:04 pm
By Aline Ozinian NEW YORK (Agos) — David L. Phillips, the Director of the Program on Peace-building and Rights at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human...

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Hamasyan Melds Musical Traditions at Berklee in Boston

Hamasyan Melds Musical Traditions at Berklee in Boston

March 16, 2017 1:35 pm
By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff BOSTON—The music of Armenian pianist and composer Tigran Hamasyan was the focus of the Berklee Middle Eastern Festival on March 8 at...

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Recipe Corner: Yellow Split Pea Soup with Mint, Browned Onions and Yogurt Garnish

Recipe Corner: Yellow Split Pea Soup with Mint, Browned Onions and Yogurt Garnish

By Christine Vartanian Datian Yield: approx. 4 to 6 serving Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups dried split yellow peas, picked over and rinsed 6-8 cups water, chicken or vegetable broth 2-3 tablespoons olive oil 1 large yellow or white onion, chopped 2 teaspoons dried mint, crushed 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 carrots, peeled, thinly sliced or […]

Concert Commemorates 25th Anniversary of Armenia Membership in UN

Concert Commemorates 25th Anniversary of Armenia Membership in UN

NEW YORK — On March 16, a concert dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Armenia’s membership to the United Nations took place at the Lincoln Center of New York. Edward Nalbandian, Foreign Minister of Armenia, António Guterres, Secretary General of the United Nations, Heads of diplomatic missions accredited to the United Nations, high-ranking officials of […]

Raising Spirits with ‘ArmComedy’ to Benefit Armenian Assembly and ATP

Raising Spirits with ‘ArmComedy’ to Benefit Armenian Assembly and ATP

WINCHESTER, Mass. — The Armenia Tree Project (ATP) and Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) will host the “ArmComedy” duo of Narek Margaryan and Sergey Sargsyan for their first-ever comedy performances in the United States. ArmComedy’s benefit events will be held in Boston, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Tickets go on sale to the general public […]

Paris Street to Be Named for Zabel Yesayan

Paris Street to Be Named for Zabel Yesayan

PARIS (armedia.am) — A street in Paris will be named for the late Armenian writer, Zabel Yesayan in honor of the official visit of Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan to France. Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo made the announcement last week during a meeting with the president in the Paris City Hall, the official website of Sargsyan noted. […]

Aurora Initiative Donates One Million Dollars of Scholarships to American University of Armenia Students

Aurora Initiative Donates One Million Dollars of Scholarships to American University of Armenia Students

YEREVAN — The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative in cooperation with Scholae Mundi Armenia will grant one million dollars in scholarships to students from Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt to study at the American University of Armenia (AUA) between now and 2023. This scholarship fund is created as part of the Aurora Gratitude Projects. The scholarships […]

Turkish Authorities Interfering in Patriarchal Election Process 

Turkish Authorities Interfering in Patriarchal Election Process 

ISTANBUL (Agos) — The Clerical Assembly of the Armenian Patriarchate of Istanbul elected Archbishop Karekin Bekjian, Primate of the German Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church as Locum Tenens —a patriarchal alternate on March 15. The voting was seen as the first step of patriarchal elections. Thirty members of the Clerical Assembly participated in the […]

Another Stabbing Linked to Armenian Election Campaign

Another Stabbing Linked to Armenian Election Campaign

By Narine Ghalechian YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — An activist with businessman Gagik Tsarukian’s electoral alliance has been stabbed and seriously wounded by men allegedly linked to the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (HHK), it emerged on Monday, March 20. Aram Asatrian, head of the Tsarukian Bloc’s campaign office in the central Armen village of Kuchak, and […]

Protest Erupts in Armenia over Activist’s Death in Jail

Protest Erupts in Armenia over Activist’s Death in Jail

YEREVAN (AP) — Protesters demonstrated Friday, March 17, for a second consecutive day over the death in prison of an opposition activist. More than 1,000 people gathered in downtown Yerevan to criticize the government and demand a proper investigation into the death of 49-year old Artur Sarkisyan, who was in prison on charges of aiding terrorists. […]