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Raffi Sarkissian interview with Civilitas Foundation, Yerevan

The Armenian Lobby in the UK ՈՒրբաթ, 20 հունիս, 2014 – 22:00 | Սիվիլնեթ Բաժիններ` REPORTS IN ENGLISH, ԴԻՏԱԿԵՏ, ԼՐԱՀՈՍ, ՀԱՐՑԱԶՐՈՒՅՑՆԵՐ, ՍԻՎԻԼՆԵԹ How can the UK Armenian Community impact UK policy on Armenia and the region? Raffi Sarkissian, a community activist, talks about this and other activities in London and throughtout the United Kingdom.

Thomas de Waal: What was possible between Sweden and Finland in the past century is impossible today between Armenia and Azerbaijan

Thomas de Waal: What was possible between Sweden and Finland in the past century is impossible today between Armenia and Azerbaijan Interview of Thomas de Waal, a senior associate in the Russia and Eurasia Program at the Carnegie Endowment, with ArmInfo news agency by David Stepanyan Thursday, June 19, 16:21   What is the latest […]

Bernard Coulie: Surrendering any territories to Azerbaijan is nonsense!

17:42 20/06/2014 » INTERVIEWS Bernard Coulie: Surrendering any territories to Azerbaijan is nonsense! Panorama.am presents an interview with Dr. Bernard Coulie, a specialist in European studies and a professor of Armenian studies (language, culture, history) at UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) in Belgium. Dr. Coulie is currently researching the South Caucasus region and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. He […]

General Andranik’s One and Only Manuscript Returns Home after more than 90 years

General Andranik’s One and Only Manuscript Returns Home after more than 90 years

A Long-Long Way Home… General Andranik’s One and Only Manuscript Returns Home after more than 90 years The journey of the unique Manuscript of famous Armenian General Andranik is very similar to the journey of many Armenian survivors of the First Genocide of the XX century. Dr. Hratch Kouyoumjian, a well-known member of the Armenian […]

The Times: On the trail of Europe’s three-legged leopard

The Times (London) May 31, 2014 Saturday On the trail of Europe’s three-legged leopard by Simon Barnes This is the column that supports the underdog. It also supports the underleopard, and I’m proud to be reporting from the front line of the battle to ensure its continued existence. I’m just back from Armenia, where I’ve […]

Aram, “You Are Not Alone”, our votes and hearts are with you!

Aram, “You Are Not Alone”, our votes and hearts are with you! LET US BRING EUROVISION SONG CONTEST 2015 TO ARMENIA, WHAT A TRIUMPH IT WOULD BE FOR OUR NATION IN SUCH A SIGNIFICANT ANNIVERSARY YEAR… Armenia has stormed into Eurovision Song Contest this year with talented singer and songwriter Aram Sargsyan, alias Aram Mp3. […]

Forgotten Rutgers prof who coined ‘genocide’ now getting his due

Forgotten Rutgers prof who coined ‘genocide’ now getting his due

Forgotten Rutgers prof who coined ‘genocide’ now getting his due By Seth Augenstein/The Star-Ledger It was the “crime without a name.” But Raphael Lemkin gave it utterance. “Genocide” was the word Lemkin coined in 1944, as Allied troops were just beginning to discover the death camps and mass graves left behind by retreating Nazi forces. […]

Pope Francis to Armenian Catholicos: Blood of martyrs is seed of unity

Pope Francis to Armenian Catholicos: Blood of martyrs is seed of unity 18:32 08.05.2014 Pope Francis received the Patriarch of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Catholicos Karekin II, on Thursday at the Vatican. The Catholicos is in Rome on a three-day visit that concludes on May 9. In remarks prepared for the occasion, Pope Francis recalled […]

California State Assembly Recognizes Artsakh Independence

California State Assembly Recognizes Artsakh Independence

California State Assembly Recognizes Artsakh Independence Thursday, May 8th, 2014 | Posted by Asbarez Staff California State Assmebly recogized Artsakh’s independence ARF Western US Central Committee Issues Announcement on Historic Vote Moments ago, the California State Assembly, by a decisive vote adopted a resolution recognizing the independence of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, a historic move by the legislature […]

Focus on the Caucasus

Focus on the Caucasus EDITORIAL | APRIL 27, 2014 10:56 PM By Edmond Y. Azadian The April 19 issue of London’s Economist weekly features on its cover Russia’s map in the shape of a bear reaching out to Ukraine to swallow it, having already digested Crimea. The cartoon is titled, “Insatiable.” The crisis in Ukraine […]

“Aram MP3,” the 2014 Armenian Eurovision entrant performing at Navasartian

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The Turkish holocaust begins

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The Turkish holocaust begins

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: The Turkish holocaust begins   1 / 1 German infantrymen attack through a cloud of poison gas. By the end of the war, both sides had employed various kinds of gas Getty   23-24 April 1915: The overnight arrest in Constantinople of hundreds of intellectuals […]

Director of Armenian Genocide Museum responds to Erdoghan’s statement

Director of Armenian Genocide Museum responds to Erdoghan’s statement 09:35 24.04.2014 0 Armenian Genocide, Turkey Director of the Armenian Genocide Museum Institute has responded to Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statemen.  The text of the statement is provided below: Sayın Başbakan, I am taken by surprise that after 99 years of the Genocide that […]

Erdogan Issues Statement on ‘Events of 1915’ [full text of statement]

Erdogan Issues Statement on ‘Events of 1915’ By Weekly Staff on April 23, 2014  ANKARA, Turkey (A.W.)—Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a statement today “on the events of 1915,” a day before the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Below is the full text of the statement, in English, as posted on the […]

BBC: Turkey offers condolences to Armenia over WWI killings

23 April 2014 Last updated at 17:59 Turkey offers condolences to Armenia over WWI killings Turkey rejects the use of the term “genocide” to describe the 1915 mass killings of Armenians Continue reading the main story Related Stories Q&A: Armenian genocide dispute Hollande plans new ‘genocide law’ Armenia country profile Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan […]

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 […]

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 […]

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