Daily Archives: Monday, 16 April, 2012

Israeli Minister Makes Rare Trip To Armenia

Israel’s Agriculture Minister Orit Noked laid a wreath at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan on Monday during what was a rare visit to Armenia by an Israeli cabinet member. Noked arrived in Yerevan to discuss ways of promoting cooperation between the agricultural sectors of the two countries. Prime Minister Tigran Sarkisian and Agriculture Minister […]

Chelmsford Students Come to Grips with Genocide

Chelmsford Students Come to Grips with Genocide

CHELMSFORD, Mass.—Busra Cetin is an exchange student from Antalya, Turkey. She sat with 250 students inside an auditorium at Chelmsford High School, perhaps squirming a bit while listening to Weekly editor and doctoral candidate Khatchig Mouradian talk about denial of the Armenian Genocide. The more she listened, the more she heard. “It’s good to hear […]

Travels in Turkey’s northeast neighbor: Armenia

A photograph of Mt. Ararat taken from the north became a part of the mystique which grew up around the notorious British double-agent and “Cambridge spy” Kim Philby. During the Cold War decades the north face of “Noah’s mountain,” which stands on Turkish territory, could be seen only from behind the closed (to Westerners) border […]