Daily Archives: Sunday, 26 August, 2012

Genocide ‘Widely Recognized In Israel,’ Says Israeli Minister

Genocide ‘Widely Recognized In Israel,’ Says Israeli Minister

YEREVAN (RFE/RL)—The 1915 mass killings and deportations of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey are widely recognized as genocide in Israel, an Israeli cabinet minister said after visiting the genocide memorial in Yerevan on Friday. Public Diplomacy and Diaspora Affairs Minister Yuli-Yoel Edelstein also drew parallels between the Jewish Holocaust and the Armenian Genocide. “True, there is […]

German-Armenian Boxer Crowned New World Super Middlweight Champion

German-Armenian Boxer Crowned New World Super Middlweight Champion

BERLIN, Germany (AFP)—Germany’s Arthur Abraham (born Avetik Abrahamyan in Yerevan) is the new world WBO super middleweight champion after his unanimous win over compatriot Robert Stieglitz on Aug. 25. Abraham, 32, who defended his IBF middleweight title 10 times between 2005 and 2009, is now the world champion at the heavier weight after the judges […]

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