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The boy king of chess: Prodigy from Boston becomes America’s youngest ever Grandmaster aged 13 years and 10 months

The boy king of chess: Prodigy from Boston becomes America’s youngest ever Grandmaster aged 13 years and 10 months Samuel Sevian pushed his World Chess Federation rating past 2,500 points Previous record for the youngest US Grandmaster was held by Ray Robson He took the title just before he turned 15 – over a year […]

Take Me Seriously, I am Joking!

COMEDIAN VAHE BERBERIAN IN LONDON   “A joke is truth wrapped in a smile”, Sigmund Freud   The much loved Armenian artist, writer and comedian Vahe Berberian from Los Angeles appeared in London on the 22nd of October 2014 with his stand-up Comedy Show named “Sagain” at Navasardian Hall in West London. Tickets were sold […]

British Friends of Artsakh – 360 Panel Discussion in London

Artsakh 360 Panel Discussion in London AYF London Branch organised an evening on Artsakh at one of the Halls of Westminster University in Central London on October 17, 2014. Among the guest speakers were Baroness Caroline Cox, MP Stephen Pound and others. Reports Hasmik Harutunyan from London. AYF’s London branch chaired an informative and open […]

Baroness Cox’s response to New York Times Article on Karabakh

Baroness Cox’s response to New York Times Article on Karabakh

Robert Fisk: Bombs away! US to the rescue – but only of certain minorities, not Muslims

Robert Fisk: Bombs away! US to the rescue – but only of certain minorities, not Muslims

Bombs away! US to the rescue – but only of certain minorities, not Muslims Obama’s air strikes on Isis in northern Iraq are hypocritical, and a sense of déjà vu is understandable He wouldn’t bomb Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s bloody caliphate when it was butchering the majority Shia Muslims of Iraq. But Barak Obama is riding […]

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 […]

There was no genocide – Turkey PM

There was no genocide – Turkey PM April 29, 2014 | 12:47 In an interview with the American PBS television, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan again denied the fact of the Armenian Genocide. Well-known PBS talk show host Charlie Rose asked Erdogan whether Turkey may recognize the Armenian Genocide, reported Intertnethaber website of Turkey. […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Karakashian Presents Komitas Book at Sts. Vartanantz

Karakashian Presents Komitas Book at Sts. Vartanantz   On Sat., Oct. 12, Sts. Vartanantz Church and Hamazkayin of New Jersey hosted a presentation by Dr. Meline Karakashian on her book, Komitas: A Psychological Study. Dr. Karakashian with the organziers Komitas is remembered for having saved Armenian folk music from extinction before the Armenian Genocide, and […]

Armenian Review Appoints New Assistant Editor, Publishes Recent Issue

Armenian Review Appoints New Assistant Editor, Publishes Recent Issue   Dr. Talar Chahinian joins the Armenian Review as assistant editor WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Spring-Summer 2013 issue of the Armenian Review was published earlier this month. The most recent issue includes articles ranging from historic textual analysis to current political issues. In the first article of the […]

Diyarbakir Mayor places wreaths at Armenian Genocide Memorial in Providence

Diyarbakir Mayor places wreaths at Armenian Genocide Memorial in Providence   Mayor of the Diyarbakir Sur Municipality Abdullah Demirbaş placed flowers at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Providence on Oct. 10, the Armenian Weekly reports. Speaking at the memorial, Demirbaş said, “We bow in memory of all those who lost their lives.” Kurds had a […]

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 […]

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