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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 […]

Armenian Genocide conference to feature Robert Fisk

Armenian Genocide conference to feature Robert Fisk The Patrons of the Ararat Eskijian Museum present a unique conference titled “Honoring Those Who Helped Rescue a Generation of Armenian Survivors (1915-1930).” The conference will feature special guest speaker and seven-time International Journalist of the year, Robert Fisk from The Independent newspaper, gagrule.net reports. Mr. Fisk is the […]

President attended the “Haykyan» Award-Giving Ceremony established by the Youth Foundation of Armenia

President attended the “Haykyan» Award-Giving Ceremony established by the Youth Foundation of Armenia   21.02.2014   Today, at the Yerevan State Chamber Theatre, President Serzh Sargsyan attended the “Haykyan” award-giving ceremony established by the Youth Foundation of Armenia. The organizers assure that this annual award-giving ceremony intends to foster the activity of the student self-governing […]

Expert: French president’s statement a “slap against Turkey”

Expert: French president’s statement a “slap against Turkey”     By Siranuysh Gevorgyan ArmeniaNow reporter An Armenia-based expert in Turkish studies says French President François Hollande’s statement on the Armenian Genocide is a “French slap against Turkey”. Expert Andranik Ispiryans says before Hollande’s visit to Turkey the authorities of that country had made optimistic predictions, […]

Team Armenia Marches at Olympics Opening Ceremony

Team Armenia Marches at Olympics Opening Ceremony Team Armenia at the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi SOCHI, Russia (Armenpress)—Members of the Armenian Olympic team of skiers Sergey Mikayelian, Artur Yeghoyan, Katya Galstian and alpine skier Arman Serebrakian participated in the opening ceremony of the XXII Winter Olympic Games at the “Fisht” Olympic […]

New Year address by President Serzh Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Armenia

New Year address by President Serzh Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Armenia

New Year address by President Serzh Sargsyan, President of the Republic of Armenia Dear Fellow Citizens, I cordially wish you a Happy New Year! The passing year has been full of many initiatives and events, but I believe the most significant among them was the deeply conscious work aimed at Armenia’s economic growth and enhanced […]

Montserrat Caballé releases the album “Armenia and Artsakh – An Isle of Christianity”

Montserrat Caballé releases the album “Armenia and Artsakh – An Isle of Christianity” 12:30 13.12.2013 On 12 December Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan partook in Paris at the presentation of Montserrat Caballé’s “Armenia and Artsakh – An Isle of Christianity” album, Central Information Department of the Office of the NKR President reported. In his speech […]

EU grants Armenia access to its Agencies and Programmes

EU grants Armenia access to its Agencies and Programmes

PRESS RELEASE Brussels, 11 December 2013 EU grants Armenia access to its Agencies and Programmes   Today, the 11 December, the European Parliament gave its consent to the participation of the Republic of Armenia in EU Agencies and Programmes, adopting the report drafted by MEP Tomasz Poreba on this issue, which represents the first tangible […]

Armenia to Launch Smartphone, Tablet in 2014

Armenia to Launch Smartphone, Tablet in 2014   Armenia will launch its own tablet computer and smartphone next year 22:00 06/12/2013   Tags: Armphone, Armtab, YotaPhone, smartphones, Technology and Science Dynamics Inc/Armtab Technologies, Vahan Shakaryan, Armenia YEREVAN, December 6 (RIA Novosti) – Armenia will launch its own tablet computer and smartphone next year, the government […]

Turkish, Armenian actors break longest handshake record

Turkish, Armenian actors break longest handshake record TBILISI December/09/2013 Barış and Hajinyan’s handshake beat the previous record by 25 minutes, which was set in New York in 2011.   A Turkish and an Armenian actor completed the longest-ever handshake on Dec. 8 in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi in an act designed to foster peace […]

Ankara to test waters for talks in Yerevan

Ankara to test waters for talks in Yerevan ANKARA – Hürriyet Daily News Turkey looks to step up its efforts to normalize ties with Armenia as Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu plans to test the waters on the Armenian side in a planned visit to Yerevan December/07/2013 Armenain President Serg Sargisian (L) and Azerbaijani President İlham […]

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 […]

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 […]

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