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Artsakh President Bestows Medals and Honors to Community and Political Officials

Artsakh President Bestows Medals and Honors to Community and Political Officials

ARF Western US Central Committee chairman Dr. Viken Hovsepian receives the Mkhitar Gosh Award from President Bako Sahakian
GLENDALE—As part of his visit to Los Angeles, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Bako Sahakian, during a ceremony at the House of Armenia, bestowed medals and honors on several prominent political officials and community leaders.
Sahakian awarded the Mkhitar Gosh medal to [...]

November 26th, 2014

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Tufenkian Pre-School Hosts Prelate for Thanksgiving Eve

Tufenkian Pre-School Hosts Prelate for Thanksgiving Eve

Each year on the eve of Thanksgiving, the administration of Richard Tufenkian School organizes a Thanksgiving themed gathering, which this year was held on Tuesday, November 25, 2014.

November 26th, 2014

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Georgia Ready to Provide Armenia Free Route to EEU

Georgia Ready to Provide Armenia Free Route to EEU

Georgia is ready to provide Armenia with a free transit corridor for exporting its goods to the Eurasian Economic Union, Armenian deputy economy minister Emil Tarasyan said Wednesday during a public discussion on Armenian exports to the Russia-led trade bloc organized by the Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs of Armenia.

November 26th, 2014

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Dink’s Assailant Ready to ‘Speak Up’

Dink’s Assailant Ready to ‘Speak Up’

The triggerman who shot dead Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink almost eight years ago has finally decided to “speak up” about the murder, according to a news report.

November 26th, 2014

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Baku’s Arms Buildup ‘A Serious Threat’

Baku’s Arms Buildup ‘A Serious Threat’

On Tuesday, Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian delivered an address on the foreign policy of Armenia at the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.

November 26th, 2014

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Artsakh President Meets Armenian-American Businessmen

Artsakh President Meets Armenian-American Businessmen

On Tuesday, Artsakh’s President Bako Sahakian met in Los Angeles with a group of Armenian-American businessmen and discussed issues related to investment in Artsakh.

November 26th, 2014

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Jack Hadjinian Becomes Mayor of Montebello

Jack Hadjinian Becomes Mayor of Montebello

Montebello Mayor Pro Tem Jack Hadjinian was sworn in Tuesday as mayor, becoming the first Armenian-American to be selected to that position, the Whittier Daily News reports.

November 26th, 2014

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Southwestern Law’s ALSA Hosts Panel with Fetihye Çetin

Southwestern Law’s ALSA Hosts Panel with Fetihye Çetin

On Wednesday, Nov. 19, the Armenian Law Students Association (ALSA) hosted a panel of Armenian-American Southwestern Law School alumni, and special guest Fetihye Çetin from Turkey, who discussed their experiences during and after law school, and their legal careers in private practice, academia, human rights advocacy, and government practice.

November 26th, 2014

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Students to Commemorate Spirit of ‘Golden Rule Sunday’

Students to Commemorate Spirit of ‘Golden Rule Sunday’

On Dec. 2, the Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region initiative, “America We Thank You: An Armenian Tribute to Near East Relief,” will be hosting a “Golden Rule Sunday” lunch and assembly program in several Armenian middle schools and high schools, in an effort to educate students on the role of the United States in their Near East Relief effort, during and after the tragic days of the Armenian Genocide.

November 26th, 2014

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AMAA, Haigazian University Honor Dr. Mihran Agbabian, George R. Phillips, Esq.

AMAA, Haigazian University Honor Dr. Mihran Agbabian, George R. Phillips, Esq.

For the very first time, the Armenian Missionary Association of America and Haigazian University, co-sponsored a gala event to benefit both organizations. The Celebratory Banquet at the Beverly Hills Hotel on November 15 honored two highly esteemed members of the community, Dr. Mihran Agbabian and George R. Phillips, Esq.

November 26th, 2014

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Dr. Paul Haidostian Discusses Future Plans for Haigazian University

Dr. Paul Haidostian Discusses Future Plans for Haigazian University

Since the age of 17, Dr. Paul Haidostian considered a career in education as a natural choice to pursue. After attaining a bachelor and two masters degrees, he eventually received his Ph. D from Princeton Theological Seminary in theology, setting up an academic background that eventually led to becoming in 2002 the president of Haigazan University, the only Armenian university in the diaspora.

November 26th, 2014

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Obituary: Laurel Dickranian Karabian

Obituary: Laurel Dickranian Karabian

Laurel Dickranian Karabian, passed away on October 19. She was 60.

November 25th, 2014

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Obituary: Vartkes Sinanian

Obituary: Vartkes Sinanian

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father and grandfather, Vartkes Sinanian on Saturday, November 22 in Glendale, California.

November 25th, 2014

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Minsk Group Ex-Co-Chair Blames Baku for Helicopter Downing

Minsk Group Ex-Co-Chair Blames Baku for Helicopter Downing

In an interview with Tert.am, former Russian co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, Vladimir Kazimirov, said that the primary reason for violent incidents near the border between Artsakh and Azerbaijan is Azerbaijan’s refusal to withdraw troops from the “line of contact,” which was envisaged by the ceasefire agreement.

November 25th, 2014

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