Monthly Archives: September 2013

Actor, Activist Sos Sargsyan Dies at 84

Actor, Activist Sos Sargsyan Dies at 84

Actor, Activist Sos Sargsyan Dies at 84   Thursday, September 26th, 2013   YEREVAN—Renowned Armenian actor, playwright, People’s Artist and political activist Sos Sargsyan passed away Thursday. He was 84. Sargsyan was born in Stevanavan, in the Lori Region of Armenia and moved to Yerevan in 1948 and worked as an actor in Armenia’s Youth […]

Baroness Cox: Azerbaijan broke faith

Baroness Cox: Azerbaijan broke faith September 28, 2013 | 15:10 YEREVAN. – Azerbaijan broke faith and behaved in an appalling way by making a hero of Ramil Safarov, Baroness Caroline Cox said. “We must never forget that the Armenian army officer was murdered in his sleep,” she said during the opening ceremony of a monument […]

Woman in Turkey Reveals Armenian Identity After 82 Years

Woman in Turkey Reveals Armenian Identity After 82 Years   By Weekly Staff // September 28, 2013 A woman in Turkey who had hidden her Armenian identity for 82 years, revealed the secret to her youngest son the day before she passed away. Abakay and the cover of his book Hoşana, who was brought up […]

Gourgen Margaryan’s spirit will never die: Caroline Cox

Gourgen Margaryan’s spirit will never die: Caroline Cox 15:54, 28 September, 2013 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 28, ARMENPRESS. “Your heroes are true heroes,” member of the British House of Lords Caroline Cox stated this addressing the people of Armenia and Artsakh at the opening of the monument dedicated to Armenian Officer murdered with an axe while asleep […]

Armenia vs. Georgia 3-1

Armenia vs. Georgia 3-1 September 28, 2013 YEREVAN. – A friendly match between the Armenian and the Georgian U17 national football teams was played in Armenia’s capital city Yerevan. In the end, Armenia defeated the guests by a score of 3-1, informs the Football Federation of Armenia website. The squads will play another friendly on […]

Eurovision Announce 2014 Rule Changes For Fairer Jury

EUROVISION ANNOUNCE 2014 RULE CHANGES FOR FAIRER JURY World TV PC September 25, 2013 Wednesday 2:45 PM EST Throughout its long history, the popular pan-European Eurovision Song Contest has faced plenty of accusations that the results displayed on-screen are not the full story, with a new batch of claims having come in in recent months […]

ARMENIAN CHURCH TO CANONISE VICTIMS OF 1915 GENOCIDE IN OTTOMAN EMPIRE

ARMENIAN CHURCH TO CANONISE VICTIMS OF 1915 GENOCIDE IN OTTOMAN EMPIRE ITAR-TASS, Russia September 27, 2013 Friday 05:07 PM GMT+4 HOLY ETCHMIADZIN Armenia, September 27 – Bishops’ Council of the Armenian Apostolic Church has reached a decision to canonise 1.5 million people of Armenian ethnicity annihilated in amassed ethnic purges in the Ottoman Empire in […]

Ancient Armenian monastery complex Tzarakar discovered

Ancient Armenian monastery complex Tzarakar discovered

Ancient Armenian monastery complex Tzarakar discovered   September 20, 2013 – 12:48 AMT   PanARMENIAN.Net – The renowned ancient Armenian monastery complex Tzarakar has been discovered near the village of Chukurayva, 5 kms south-east of the fortified town of Kechror, modern-day Turkey (the old Gabeghiank district, Ayrarat province of Greater Armenia), peopleofar.wordpress.com says. What remains […]

Barack Obama sent a congratulatory message to President Serzh Sargsyan

Barack Obama sent a congratulatory message to President Serzh Sargsyan   23:23, 21 September, 2013 President of the United States Barack Obama sent a congratulatory message to President Serzh Sargsyan.  “Dear Mr. President: On behalf of all Americans, I congratulate you and the people of Armenia on the 22nd anniversary of Armenia’s independence on September […]

Asbarez Editorial: The Long Road to Democracy

EDITORIAL: The Long Road to Democracy The Coat of Arms of the Republic of Armenia It has been 22 years since that momentous day when Armenia freed itself from Soviet clutches and declared independence, knowing full-well that the road to sovereignty and true independence would be long and hard. The early years were marred by […]

Armenia marks Independence Day

Armenia marks Independence Day   Today the Republic of Armenia marks the 22nd anniversary of Independence. The Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Supreme Council of Armenia on August 23, 1990. Under the declaration, Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic was renamed the Republic of Armenia.       A referendum on secession from the USSR […]

Armenia celebrates 22nd independence anniversary

Armenia celebrates 22nd independence anniversary   September 21, 2013 – 10:39 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net – September 21 marks Armenia’s independence anniversary. With a unanimous national vote, the third Republic of Armenia was born on September 21, 1991, to give the Armenian nation the right to build their future, be the masters of their land and regain […]

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U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider supports Genocide resolution

U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider supports Genocide resolution September 19, 2013 – 12:29 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net – The Armenian National Committee (ANC) of Illinois took issues of importance to Armenians in the 10th Congressional district of Illinois to Rep. Brad Schneider (D-IL-10) on Monday, September 16, 2013. The group included ANCA Chairman Ken Hachikian and ANC of […]

Calif. Speaker Perez, Delegation Visit Dzidzernagapert

Calif. Speaker Perez, Delegation Visit Dzidzernagapert

Calif. Speaker Perez, Delegation Visit Dzidzernagapert Members of the California delegation at Dzidzernagapert with Speaker Perez at far right YEREVAN (Yerkir Media)—A delegation of state and local officials currently visiting Armenia and headed by California State Assembly Speaker John Perez visited the Dzidzernagapert memorial monument and paid respects to the memory of the 1.5 million […]

Turkish Court recognized Armenian Genocide in 1919: Armenia’s Diaspora Minister

Turkish Court recognized Armenian Genocide in 1919: Armenia’s Diaspora Minister 12:03, 19 September, 2013 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 19, ARMENPRESS. A number of representatives of the Armenian lobbyist organizations from Diaspora visited Tzitzernakaberd Memorial Complex. They placed flowers by the memorial dedicated to victims of the Armenian Genocide. The Armenian lobbyists paid a visit to the Republic […]

Egyptian society appeals to government to recognize Armenian Genocide

Egyptian society appeals to government to recognize Armenian Genocide 12:40, 19 September, 2013 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 19, ARMENPRESS: The society of Egypt wants that the government of the country recognizes and condemns the Armenian Genocide. This was reported to Armenpress by the representative of Egypt in the Commission for Armenian Affairs Awareness Organizations, the lobbyist Armen […]

Armenian genocide recognition process is close to international finish line: Armenia’s Defense minister

Armenian genocide recognition process is close to international finish line: Armenia’s Defense minister 17:54, 19 September, 2013 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 19, ARMENPRESS: Defense Minister of the Republic of Armenia Seyran Ohanyan hosted participants of pan-Armenian conference of Armenian problems awareness bodies’ representatives. “Armenpress” reports that at the meeting was present Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan and […]

Divided we fall

Divided we fall   City Manager calls for Armenian leaders to come together on genocide memorial   By André Coleman 09/04/2013 In a strongly worded email, Pasadena City Manager Michael Beck warned leaders of two Armenian groups to stop bickering over memorial projects commemorating the Armenian Genocide.     The Aug. 23 email addressed to […]

Let’s meet at the Pecheneq Monument on September 8th

Let’s meet at the Pecheneq Monument on September 8th

Let’s meet at the Pecheneq Monument on September 8th   Baskin Oran [A satirical article written by BASKIN ORAN as a response to the President of ASIMDER (The Association Against International Unfounded Armenian Allegations) which claimed that Sourp Khatch Church on Akhtamar Island was not Armenian but was Turkish and had been built by Pecheneq […]

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