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Congressional Delegation to Arrive in Armenia Wednesday

Congressional Delegation to Arrive in Armenia Wednesday

From April 23 to 26, a U.S. Congressional delegation — including Congressman Ed Royce (R-CA), Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY), Congressman David Cicilline (D-RI), and Congresswoman Lois Frankel (D-FL) — will visit Armenia, the US embassy in Yerevan reported.

April 22nd, 2014

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Genocide Memorial Unveiled in Tbilisi

Genocide Memorial Unveiled in Tbilisi

A memorial to the Armenian genocide was unveiled in Tbilisi on Monday. The memorial is made of stone and stands in the yard of one of the Armenian churches in the capital.

April 22nd, 2014

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Tankian Urges Turks to ‘Truly Find Yourself’

Tankian Urges Turks to ‘Truly Find Yourself’

Armenian-American musician Serj Tankian, in an open letter published in the Turkish-Armenian weekly, Agos, urged the people of Turkey to face history and “truly find yourself,” enlightening the Turkish public to their government’s rabid efforts to deny the Armenian Genocide.

April 22nd, 2014

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Armenian Genocide Featured At 44th Annual Scholars’ Conference

Armenian Genocide Featured At 44th Annual Scholars’ Conference

On the eve of the Armenian Genocide Centennial, the 44th Annual Scholars’ Conference (ASC) on the Holocaust and the Churches featured the first Genocide of the 20th century, adopting the theme, “Remembering for the Future: Armenia, Auschwitz and Beyond.”

April 22nd, 2014

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Grandmaster Melkumyan Takes Third Prize in Canberra

Grandmaster Melkumyan Takes Third Prize in Canberra

Armenian chess grandmaster Hrant Melkumyan scored 7 points out of a possible 9, finishing third place Tuesday at a competition held in Canberra, Australia, the Chess Federation of Armenia reported.

April 22nd, 2014

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Montebello City Council Recognizes Musician Greg Hosharian

Montebello City Council Recognizes Musician Greg Hosharian

On April 9th, the Montebello City Council presented a Proclamation to musician, conductor and resident Gregory Hosharian for his successful symphonic concert event to benefit the “Edward Hosharian Scholarship Fund.”

April 22nd, 2014

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Homenetmen Ararat Hosts Red Poppy: An Armenian Genocide Commemoration

Homenetmen Ararat Hosts Red Poppy: An Armenian Genocide Commemoration

More than 400 community members joined a slew of dignitaries and the Homenetmen Glendale Ararat chapter in commemorating the Armenian Genocide during the Red Poppy Visual Interactive Forum on April 12 and 13 at the Ararat chapter headquarters.

April 21st, 2014

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ANCA-SGV Genocide Commemoration Set for April 23

ANCA-SGV Genocide Commemoration Set for April 23

The Armenian National Committee of America-San Gabriel Valley will host the annual Armenian Genocide Rally and Vigil on Wednesday, April 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Armenian Genocide Martyrs Monument in Bicknell Park, 901 Via San Clemente, Montebello, CA 90640.

April 21st, 2014

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Heffern Expects Change in US Position on Genocide

Heffern Expects Change in US Position on Genocide

The US Ambassador to Armenia on Monday said he expected a change in the United States’ position on the Armenian Genocide, reported Tert.am

April 21st, 2014

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Azeri Journalist Jailed For ‘Spying For Armenia’

Azeri Journalist Jailed For ‘Spying For Armenia’

A prominent Azerbaijani journalist and political analyst has been deported from Turkey and arrested in Azerbaijan on charges of high treason reportedly stemming from his repeated trips to Armenia.

April 21st, 2014

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Hundreds Attend Easter Sunday Mass in Diyarbakir Church

Hundreds Attend Easter Sunday Mass in Diyarbakir Church

Hundreds turned out for Easter Sunday Mass at the Sourp Giragos Armenian Church in Diyarbakir (Dikranagerd) in what is now eastern Turkey.

April 21st, 2014

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Warlick Prays for Peace as Armenian, Russian Foreign Ministers Meet in Moscow

Warlick Prays for Peace as Armenian, Russian Foreign Ministers Meet in Moscow

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian met in Moscow with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Monday to discuss Armenia’s joining the Customs Union and Common Economic Space, as well as the Eurasian Economic Union.

April 21st, 2014

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Turks Want ‘Unprejudiced Discussion’ on Genocide

Turks Want ‘Unprejudiced Discussion’ on Genocide

Hakkı Akil, who began his term as Turkey’s ambassador to Paris on April 14, has described the “Armenian issue,” which is the thorniest subject in his portfolio, as “heartbreaking.”

April 21st, 2014

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Fresno State to Host Weeklong Genocide Commemoration

Fresno State to Host Weeklong Genocide Commemoration

April 24th marks the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. To commemorate this tragic event and honor the 1.5 million victims, their families, and the survivors of the atrocities committed by the Turkish government, the Armenian Students Organization of Fresno State will hold several events, listed below.

April 21st, 2014

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