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Armenian Mesrobian School to Feature Author Nathan Levy Wednesday

Armenian Mesrobian School to Feature Author Nathan Levy Wednesday

On Wednesday, Jan. 28, author Nathan Levy will present a workshop at Armenian Mesrobian School as a part of the school’s ongoing Parent Education Series.

January 27th, 2015

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Hammer Museum to Mark Genocide Centennial with Year-Long Film Series

Hammer Museum to Mark Genocide Centennial with Year-Long Film Series

Throughout 2015, the Hammer Museum will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide with a yearlong film series, “I Am Armenian: A Year of Armenian Culture and History on Film,” and a Hammer Forum discussion, “The Armenian Genocide: A Century of Denial.” The year will be dedicated to exploring the many facets of Armenian culture, history and landscape beginning with the screening of “Calendar” (1993) on Wednesday, Jan. 28, at 7:30 p.m.

January 27th, 2015

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Jewish Holocaust Commemorated in Armenia

Jewish Holocaust Commemorated in Armenia

On the occasion of the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, the UN Armenia Office, together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Jewish Community of Armenia, participated in a ceremony to pay tribute to the memory of the victims of the Jewish Holocaust, in which millions of Jews in Europe were killed by Nazi German authorities during the Second World War.

January 27th, 2015

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Minsk Group Calls on Baku to Observe Commitments to Peace

Minsk Group Calls on Baku to Observe Commitments to Peace

The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group met with Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov on Tuesday in Krakow. The Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk, also participated in the meeting.

January 27th, 2015

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Iran Reconfirms Joint Projects with Armenia

Iran Reconfirms Joint Projects with Armenia

Visiting Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif reconfirmed Tuesday his government’s plans to implement several joint projects with Armenia, including the construction of hydropower plants on the Arax river along the Iran-Armenia border and a railway from Iran to Armenia.

January 27th, 2015

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Israel Interested in Free Trade with Eurasian Economic Union

Israel Interested in Free Trade with Eurasian Economic Union

Israel is interested in the creation of a free trade zone with the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said.

January 27th, 2015

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Foreign Minister Hails Uruguay’s Stance on Artsakh Independence

Foreign Minister Hails Uruguay’s Stance on Artsakh Independence

On Jan. 26, Artsakh’s Foreign Minister Karen Mirzoyan sent a letter to the Foreign Minister of Uruguay Luis Leonardo Almagro Lemes, thanking him for his “resolute stance on the future of the people of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic.”

January 27th, 2015

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ARF World Congress Issues Declaration

ARF World Congress Issues Declaration

The 32nd World Congress of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation, which convened on January 14 in Dilijan, Armenia and concluded it activities on January 24, issued a declaration at the conclusion of the meeting.

January 26th, 2015

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Ground Broken on Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial

Ground Broken on Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial

Pasadena’s Armenian Genocide Memorial took a major step on the road from concept to reality Sunday when officials gathered for a ground-breaking ceremony at the construction site at Memorial Park.

January 26th, 2015

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Catholicos Aram I Issues Encyclical Dedicated to Genocide Centennial

Catholicos Aram I Issues Encyclical Dedicated to Genocide Centennial

His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia issued an encyclical on December 31, dedicated to the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide. The Great House of Cilicia on Sunday, provided the English translation of the Encyclica

January 26th, 2015

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François Hollande to Join French Armenians at Annual Dinner

François Hollande to Join French Armenians at Annual Dinner

On Jan. 28, French President François Hollande will participate in an annual dinner hosted by the Coordination Council of Armenian Organizations of France, the President’s press office reports.

January 26th, 2015

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Azeri Aggression Hindering Peace Process, Says Foreign Minister

Azeri Aggression Hindering Peace Process, Says Foreign Minister

Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian told reporters on Monday that Armenia has informed the CSTO, the OSCE, the Council of Europe, and different UN structures about Azerbaijan’s attempts to escalate violence at the line of contact between Artsakh and Azerbaijan.

January 26th, 2015

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Armenia Reserves Right to Preemptive Strikes, Says Sarkisian

Armenia Reserves Right to Preemptive Strikes, Says Sarkisian

Speaking Monday at a meeting of top military officials on the 23rd anniversary of Armenia’s armed forces, President Serzh Sarkisian said Armenia reserves the right to preemptive strikes in case of a “dangerous amassment of Azerbaijani troops along the line of contact with Nagorno-Karabakh or Armenia’s border.”

January 26th, 2015

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Turkish Rights Groups to Join Preincek Case In Favor of Armenia

Turkish Rights Groups to Join Preincek Case In Favor of Armenia

ISTANBUL—Two prominent human rights groups in Turkey have announced that they will take part in the pending Armenian Genocide denial case at the European Court of Human Rights, known as the Perincek Case. The Human Rights Association from Turkey and The Center for Truth Justice Memory will partner with the Toronto-based International Institute for Genocide [...]

January 26th, 2015

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