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Kurdish Activist Says World Has Seen Truth about Turkey

Kurdish Activist Says World Has Seen Truth about Turkey

Giran Ozcan works for the Kurdistan Solidarity Committee in Latin America; he arrived two months ago to Argentina and on Tuesday, Oct. 21, he was one of the organizers of a rally in front of the Turkish Embassy in Argentina to support the resistance of the Kurdish people in the Syrian city of Kobane, which is currently battling the Islamic State (ISIS) and the Turkish government.

October 22nd, 2014

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Katcho Achadjian Named Legislator of the Year by California Advocacy Group

Katcho Achadjian Named Legislator of the Year by California Advocacy Group

In recognition of Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian’s (San Luis Obispo) consensus-based commitment to empowering local communities, the California Association of Local Agency Formation Commissions (CALAFCO) has named him its 2014 Legislator of the Year.

October 22nd, 2014

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Homenetmen Hosts Leadership Seminar in San Francisco

Homenetmen Hosts Leadership Seminar in San Francisco

All organizations, big or small, can benefit greatly from professional leadership seminars and Homenetmen is no different.

October 22nd, 2014

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The Wait Is Over! Homenetmen Massis Opens Doors to New Gym

The Wait Is Over! Homenetmen Massis Opens Doors to New Gym

On Sunday October 26, the Homenetmen Massis Chapter members will come face to face with their chapter’s future as the recently completed Jirair & Serpoug Sarkissian Gym will be unveiled for a day of games and celebration!

October 22nd, 2014

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Turkish Justice Ministry Sanctions Probe of Ex-Police for Dink Case

Turkish Justice Ministry Sanctions Probe of Ex-Police for Dink Case

The Turkish Justice Ministry has cleared the path for investigations into nine civil servants, including the former police chief of Istanbul Celalettin Cerrah, who are accused of negligence in the murder of the Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink in 2007.

October 22nd, 2014

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Armenia Must Secure Recognition for Artsakh, Lawmaker Says

Armenia Must Secure Recognition for Artsakh, Lawmaker Says

Armenia should attain international recognition for the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, Artak Zakaryan, head of the Armenian National Assembly’s committee on foreign relations, told journalists on Wednesday.

October 22nd, 2014

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Baku Upset with Red Cross over Trial of Azeri Captives

Baku Upset with Red Cross over Trial of Azeri Captives

Azerbaijani authorities expressed anger on Wednesday over the International Committee of the Red Cross’s statement of neutrality regarding Stepanakert’s decision to put to trial two captive members of an Azeri military unit who made an incursion into Karvachar in July, killing one teenage Armenian boy and wounding another woman.

October 22nd, 2014

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Pilibos Participates in California’s ‘Great Shake Out’

Pilibos Participates in California’s ‘Great Shake Out’

On Oct. 16, Rose and Alex Pilibos students, faculty, and staff participated in The Great ShakeOut, an organized and synchronized earthquake drill among many states in the US and other countries.

October 22nd, 2014

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EU to Support Small Business in Armenia with Finance, Advise

EU to Support Small Business in Armenia with Finance, Advise

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the European Union (EU) issued statements today on the importance of access to finance and access to know-how for the development of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Armenia.

October 22nd, 2014

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CIS Troops Conduct Air Defense Drills

CIS Troops Conduct Air Defense Drills

Combat readiness drills for the integrated air defense system of members of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) have been completed successfully, the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.

October 22nd, 2014

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Nagorno-Karabakh and Refugees

Nagorno-Karabakh and Refugees

This past September I had the great pleasure of visiting the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic for official meetings, a presentation in Stepanakert and to personally acquaint myself with the people that rebuilt this Armenian nation from the ashes of Azerbaijani aggression.

October 22nd, 2014

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ARS ‘Erepouni’ Oakland Chapter Hosts ‘Art & Wine’ Event

ARS ‘Erepouni’ Oakland Chapter Hosts ‘Art & Wine’ Event

The Armenian Relief Society of Western USA, “Erepouni” Oakland Chapter, held a fundraiser for the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Genocide.

October 21st, 2014

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Assyrian Genocide Monument Unveiled in Athens

Assyrian Genocide Monument Unveiled in Athens

A memorial for the Assyrian victims of the Turkish genocide of Christians during World War I was unveiled in Athens, Greece, a city that hosts approximately 8,000 Assyrians. According to estimates from that era, the Turkish genocide claimed 750,000 Assyrians, 1.5 million Armenians and 500,000 Pontic Greeks.

October 21st, 2014

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Rouhani Invited to Commemorate Genocide Centennial in Yerevan

Rouhani Invited to Commemorate Genocide Centennial in Yerevan

Armenia’s Prime Minister Hovik Abrhamian had a meeting with Iranian President Hasan Rouhani on Monday in Tehran, where he presented Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian’s invitation to President Rouhani to join him in commemorating the centennial of the Armenian Genocide in Yerevan in April 2015.

October 21st, 2014

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