Monthly Archives: March 2014

Robert Fisk: As the centenary of the First World War Armenian Genocide nears, a survivor describes how she still hears the screams

Robert Fisk: As the centenary of the First World War Armenian Genocide nears, a survivor describes how she still hears the screams

Sunday 31 March 2014 As the centenary of the First World War Armenian Genocide nears, a survivor describes how she still hears the screams She was a child of the Great War, born on a faraway killing field of which we know little, one of the very last witnesses to the last century’s first genocide, […]

A Saturday Evening of Armenian Music and Poetry

A Saturday Evening of Armenian Music and Poetry

A Saturday Evening of Armenian Music and Poetry On the 22nd of March 2014 at St. Yeghishe Armenian Church in London, the young Armenian composer and pianist Arpine Kalinina performed her Music dedicated to her artistic inspiration, great Armenian poet Yeghishe Charents. Arpine is studying for her Master’s degree in Composition with Professor Gary Carpenter […]

YouTube ban: How Turkish officials conspired to stage Syria attack to provoke war

YouTube ban: How Turkish officials conspired to stage Syria attack to provoke war Published time: March 28, 2014 12:52 Get short URL Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (AFP Photo / Adem Altan) “I’ll make up a cause of war by ordering a missile attack on Turkey.” This leaked conversation is coming back to haunt […]

Members of Congress condemn Kessab attacks

Members of Congress condemn Kessab attacks   13:54 29.03.2014 0   Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez (D-NJ) was joined by Congressional Armenian Caucus Co-Chairs Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Michael Grimm (R-NY), Armenian Genocide Resolution Lead Sponsors David Valadao (R-CA) and Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Representatives Brad Sherman (D-CA), Jim Costa (D-CA) and James […]

22 Armenians were kidnapped from Kessab and taken to Turkey

14:45 29/03/2014 » SOCIETY 22 Armenians were kidnapped from Kessab and taken to Turkey Of those Armenians who remained in Kessab, 22 were kidnapped and taken to Turkey, deputy chairman of the Social Democrat Hunchakian Party (SDHP) Armenia office, Syrian Armenian Vazgen Mesropyan told Panorama.am. “We have exact information that those people who did not leave their […]

U.S., Russia Voice Concern Over Embattled Armenian Town In Syria

U.S., Russia Voice Concern Over Embattled Armenian Town In Syria Syria — A general view shows the Armenian Christian town of Kessab after rebel fighters seized it, March 24, 2014   Tigran Avetisian Հրապարակված է՝ 29.03.2014 Amid their continuing row over the situation in Ukraine, both the United States and Russia have issued statements expressing […]

Vano Haritunians achieves AIA Fellowship

Hollande expected to announce new Genocide bill during Armenia visit

Hollande expected to announce new Genocide bill during Armenia visit   March 14, 2014 – 13:14 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net – Preparations for French President Francois Hollande’s visit to Armenia in May were discussed during a meeting between Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian with his French counterpart Laurent Fabius. At the March 13 meeting in Paris, the parties welcomed high level of […]

Istanbul to Host Conference on Armenian Genocide

Istanbul to Host Conference on Armenian Genocide By MassisPost Updated: March 14, 2014ISTANBUL — A Turkish civic group composed of journalists, lawyers and human rights activists is going to hold a conference devoted to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.The event, entitled “One Minute to 2015”, is set to take place on March 16 […]

Western leaders cannot face a ‘looming’ war. So I guess they’ll patch something up – and let Russia gobble part of Ukraine

Western leaders cannot face a ‘looming’ war. So I guess they’ll patch something up – and let Russia gobble part of Ukraine The Russkies are not going to be shaking in their boots at sanctions For some reason, our last century’s two world wars started rather far from home. I bet that most people in […]

U.S. senator calls on Azerbaijan to immediately stop threats towards Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh

U.S. senator calls on Azerbaijan to immediately stop threats towards Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh Illinois Republican Senator Mark Kirk in his statement dedicated to the 26th anniversary of Sumgait pogroms strongly condemned the continuing threat posed by Azerbaijan towards Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh Republic, the newspaper Asbarez reports referring to the American Committee of “Hay […]

Armenia welcomes Switzerland’s decision to appeal ECHR ruling on Armenian Genocide denial

Armenia welcomes Switzerland’s decision to appeal ECHR ruling on Armenian Genocide denial     “We welcome the decision of Switzerland to request the referral of Doğu Perinçek to the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights’ revision,” Spokesman for the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Tigran Balayan said in comments to Arminfo agency. “Consistency […]

History Will Repeat Itself

History Will Repeat Itself EDITORIAL | MARCH 11, 2014 11:21 AM By Edmond Y. Azadian Recent political developments in Armenia are overshadowed by events in Ukraine, which in their turn will certainly impact on relations with Russia’s “near abroad.” Armenia, being situated in that “near abroad,” certainly will not remain immune to fallout from the […]

‘The First Refuge and the Last Defense’

‘The First Refuge and the Last Defense’ CHRISTIANITY, NATIONAL NEWS | MARCH 11, 2014 11:18 AM ________________________________ Major Exhibit Issued by ANI, AGMA, and Assembly Available Online WASHINGTON — The Armenian National Institute (ANI), Armenian Genocide Museum of America (AGMA) and Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) jointly, and in cooperation with the Mother See of […]

British envoy suggests referendum in Karabakh, shocks Baku

British envoy suggests referendum in Karabakh, shocks Baku March 5, 2014 – 15:35 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net – British ambassador to Azerbaijan drew parallels between the Karabakh conflict and Scotland’s intention to secede from the United Kingdom. As Irfan Siddiq stated at the Khazar University in Baku, “what’s happening in Britain is quite interesting. Some people in Scotland are unwilling […]

An Armenian craftsman reviving a long-forgotten Ottoman art

An Armenian craftsman reviving a long-forgotten Ottoman art   Hrach Arslanyan is an artist and instructor of Armenian descent who is engaged in reviving “murassa,” a traditional Ottoman art that was forgotten for almost five centuries, Today’s Zaman reports. Murassa is an art which involves the decoration of metal objects with precious stones. Arslanyan focuses […]

6 Armenian films to be screened at New York festival

6 Armenian films to be screened at New York festival February 25, 13:14 The Rated SR Socially Relevant Film Festival will be held, from March 14 to 20, in New York City. Six Armenian production, or subject matter, films also will be screened at the non-profit event. Renowned French-Armenian actress Nora Armani is founder of the […]

Anti-Armenian Demonstrators in Turkey Praise Dink Murderer

Anti-Armenian Demonstrators in Turkey Praise Dink Murderer

Anti-Armenian Demonstrators in Turkey Praise Dink Murderer Anti-Armenian demonstrators march holding banner praising Dink murderer ISTANBUL—Anti-Armenian demonstrators on Sunday carried a banner praising Hrant Dink’s murderer Ogum Samsat as they marched to highlight the events in Khojaly, which the Azeri propaganda machine uses to incite hatred toward Armenians, the Agos newspaper reported. “Hooray for Ogun […]

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