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Mahçup, Amot, Embarassment

BY GAREN YEGPARIAN Etyen Mahçupyan’s “Compensation and territory” published May 12, 2015 in the Turkish Daily Sabah is a mass of drivel that constitutes an affront to human decency and intellect. Please, feel free to read it in its entirety. I will just address the most flagrant fallacies. You might remember that Mahçupyan is an

Garen-Y.13 (1)

Mahçup, Amot, Embarassment

BY GAREN YEGPARIAN Etyen Mahçupyan’s “Compensation and territory” published May 12, 2015 in the Turkish Daily Sabah is a mass of drivel that constitutes an affront to human decency and intellect. Please, feel free to read it in its entirety. I will just address the most flagrant fallacies. You might remember that Mahçupyan is an

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An Unforgettable March

BY CATHERINE YESAYAN On April 24, I was one of the 160,000 people (number was confirmed by Los Angeles City officials and traffic engineers) that marched for justice to protest the Turkish government’s continued denial of the Armenian Genocide. It was a thrilling experience to take part in the six mile walk, and see how

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US Lawmakers Violated Laws, Taking Trips to Azerbaijan and Turkey

BY HARUT SASSOUNIAN In a lengthy article titled, “10 members of Congress took trip secretly funded by foreign government,” The Washington Post disclosed last week the scandalous details of an all-expenses paid trip to a conference in Azerbaijan by 10 lawmakers and 32 staff members in 2013. Former top aides to Pres. Obama — Robert

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The Architect in a Box

There was nothing but sand here. Now, a picture-perfect 21st century metropolis stands tall with pride.

Sports

Torch Lit in Shoushi for 6th Pan-Armenian Games

  SHOUSHI, Artsakh—On Friday, Shoushi hosted a torch lighting festival ceremony for the 6th Pan-Armenian Games, which will take place in Armenia in August. Artsakh President Bako Sahakian, speaking at the ceremony, said that it was the second time the ceremony of lighting the torch of the Pan-Armenian Games took place in Artsakh, considering it

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Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian speaks at the Washington National Cathedral during a ceremony commemorating the Armenian Genocide centenary. May 7, 2015. (Photo: official publication)

Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemorated at Washington National Cathedral

    WASHINGTON—A prayer service commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide was held at the Washington National Cathedral on Thursday evening.   The service remembered those lost in the genocide and showed gratitude for the regeneration of life that the survivors worked so hard to create.   United States Vice President Joseph Biden

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Davutoglu’s Unannounced Entry to Syria Angers Damascus

  ESME, Syria—Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu briefly crossed into Syrian territory on Sunday unannounced to visit the tomb of an Ottoman figure, Euronews reports. Davutoglu then vowed that Turkey’s flag would fly there forever. The Syrian government condemned what it described as Davutoglu’s “infiltration” without its permission The tomb of Suleyman Shah, grandfather of

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