Monthly Archives: November 2013

Voice of Russia: Armenia Could Be Left Without Armenians By 2040

Voice of Russia: Armenia Could Be Left Without Armenians By 2040 Country – Thursday, 28 November 2013, 11:50 The Russian Central Information Agency’s Voice of Russia Radio broadcast a long report with an interesting title, “Armenia Could Be Left without Armenians by 2040”, the Haykakan Zhamanak reported. The authors of the report dwelled on the […]

Armenian Monastery Finds Unlikely Saviour in Arab Sheikh

Armenian Monastery Finds Unlikely Saviour in Arab Sheikh

Armenian Monastery Finds Unlikely Saviour in Arab Sheikh   by Naharnet Newsdesk 26 Nov 2013   Standing next to a newly refurbished bell tower, priest Aristakes Aivazyan says it needed divine intervention to save Armenia’s medieval Haghartsin monastery. But it also took a lot of money from a very unlikely benefactor — the Muslim ruler […]

Obama won’t acknowledge Armenian genocide by Turkey, protesters say

Obama won’t acknowledge Armenian genocide by Turkey, protesters say By Dave Boyer The Washington Times Monday, November 25, 2013 President Obama (right) and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan meet Protesters will use President Obama’s fundraising trip to Southern California on Tuesday to highlight his refusal to live up to a campaign promise to recognize […]

Reverend Julie Hoplamazian – An Armenian Priest in the Church of England

Reverend Julie Hoplamazian – An Armenian Priest in the Church of England

Reverend Julie Hoplamazian – An Armenian Priest in the Church of England Hedq.am 15 November, 2013 By Raffi Wartanian                       “When will the Armenian Church address the question of what to do with women who feel called to serve God?” The Reverend Julie Hoplamazian, 34, […]

Genocide Denial at Center of Mass. Judicial Nomination

Genocide Denial at Center of Mass. Judicial Nomination Joseph Berman BOSTON—Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s nominee for a seat on the Commonwealth’s Superior Court is facing opposition because of his leadership role in the Anti-Defamation League and that organization’s refusal to recognize the Armenian Genocide. The Boston Globe reported Thursday, that Joseph S. Berman’s nomination is […]

Two events to feature Genocide denier cancelled in Australia

Two events to feature Genocide denier cancelled in Australia November 20, 2013   The Peak Public Affairs Committee of the Armenian-Australian Community SYDNEY and MELBOURNE: Professor Justin McCarthy, a well funded denier of the Armenian Genocide, has had two planned events in Sydney and Melbourne cancelled on the grounds of his unwelcome denialist views. McCarthy […]

Genocide denier’s events cancelled in Australia

Genocide denier’s events cancelled in Australia

Genocide denier’s events cancelled in Australia November 20, 2013 – 12:06 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net – Professor Justin McCarthy, a well funded denier of the Armenian Genocide, has had two planned events in Sydney and Melbourne cancelled on the grounds of his unwelcome denialist views, the Armenian National Committee of Australia reported. McCarthy was due to address […]

International Focus: Armenia: Romancing history & scintillating beauty

International Focus: Armenia: Romancing history & scintillating beauty

International Focus: Armenia: Romancing history & scintillating beauty A relatively unexplored paradise, Armenia is blessed with three UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The country is a tourist’s delight because of its wide array of wines, number of festivals, and pre-historic Christian monuments, taking one back in time and its beautiful landscape. TravelBiz Monitor takes a closer […]

Australia and the history wars, Armenian edition

Australia and the history wars, Armenian edition Charles Richardson Nov 18, 2013 12:17PM Turkey, as always, resents any official reference to the Armenian genocide. This time it’s Australia in the firing line. The Armenians should be good candidates for western sympathy. A small Christian nation with Muslim enemies, they were also one of the first […]

Sombre ecumenical service for four children killed in Damascus attack

Sombre ecumenical service for four children killed in Damascus attack

“A hymn, soft as a breeze, wends its way across the street from St Sarkis Armenian church, circles round the Roman columns of the gate, and rises over the heads of armed soldiers lolling beside a sandbagged position.” Photograph: Louai Beshara/AFP/Getty Images   Sombre ecumenical service for four children killed in Damascus attack As Arabs […]

The Armenian Orphan Rug: A relic or an insult?

The Armenian Orphan Rug: A relic or an insult? By Michael Doyle McClatchy Washington BureauNovember 13, 2013 WASHINGTON — A rug woven long ago by Armenian orphans is presenting the White House with a tough political knot. Dozens of lawmakers from California and other states with large Armenian-American populations want the rug put on public […]

Armenian coin wins first prize at Vicenza Numismatica 10th international numismatic fair

Armenian coin wins first prize at Vicenza Numismatica 10th international numismatic fair 14:45 18.11.2013   An Armenian memorial coin dedicated to the 500th anniversary of Armenian printing won the first prize at the Vicenza Numismatica 10th international fair in Italy, Press Service of the Central Bank of Armenia informed Public Radio of Armenia. The international […]

Plan for an Armenian genocide denier to air views in Parliament house outrages Armenian community

Plan for an Armenian genocide denier to air views in Parliament house outrages Armenian community   Updated Fri 15 Nov 2013, 11:51pm AEDT   Armenian Australians are outraged that one of the worlds most strident Armenian genocide deniers, Professor Justin McCarthy, will be allowed to present his views next week in Parliament House. Michael Brissenden […]

From the Ottoman Empire to Killarney, Manitoba: the story of an Armenian genocide survivor

From the Ottoman Empire to Killarney, Manitoba: the story of an Armenian genocide survivor   POSTED BY: Jack Garabed, Son of an Armenian genocide survivor (Guest author), 2 Comments , Nov 15, 2013 News event at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. In the photo (R to L): CMHR President and CEO Stuart Murray, David […]

Feature: Armenian climbs the ladder of success

Feature: Armenian climbs the ladder of success   English.news.cn   2013-11-07 21:47:45 BEIJING, Nov. 7 (Xinhua) — Nune Militonyan clearly remembers the November day 16 years ago when she flew thousands of miles to China from Armenia to be with her husband Deng Zhonggang. Filled with hope, she arrived at Deng’s home in Zhanjia village, Yaxi […]

TURKEY PULSE

TURKEY PULSE   TÜRKİYE’NİN NABZI   People take part in a commemoration ceremony to mark the anniversary of the 1915 mass killings of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan, Armenia, April 24, 2011. Will Erdogan visit genocide memorial in 2015?   “It is very likely for the prime minister […]

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