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5th Armenia-Diaspora Conference Starts in Yerevan

5th Armenia-Diaspora Conference Starts in Yerevan

The 5th Armenia-Diaspora Conference, organized and hosted by Armenia’s Ministry of the Diaspora, commenced Friday at the Yerevan Opera Theatre.

September 19th, 2014

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Armenian Genocide Reparations Study Group Publishes Final Report

Armenian Genocide Reparations Study Group Publishes Final Report

The Armenian Genocide Reparations Study Group (AGRSG) has just completed its final report, “Resolution with Justice – Reparations for the Armenian Genocide.” The report offers an unprecedented comprehensive analysis of the legal, historical, political, and ethical dimensions of the question of reparations for the Armenian Genocide of 1915-1923, including specific recommendations for the components of a complete reparations package.

September 19th, 2014

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Pope Meets with Sarkisian

Pope Meets with Sarkisian

Pope Francis received Armenian President Serge Sarkisian along with an Armenian delegation on Sept. 19, reported the office of the President.

September 19th, 2014

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Ian Gillan, Tony Iommi Mark Gyumri Music School’s First Anniversary

Ian Gillan, Tony Iommi Mark Gyumri Music School’s First Anniversary

Rock stars Ian Gillan (lead singer for Deep Purple) and Tony Iommi (guitarist for Black Sabbath) addressed students and teachers at Gyumri’s N6 Music School on Friday, marking the school’s first anniversary.

September 19th, 2014

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Kuwait ‘Ready’ to Finance Syrian District in Armenia

Kuwait ‘Ready’ to Finance Syrian District in Armenia

The government of Kuwait on Thursday reportedly expressed readiness to finance the construction of a special residential district for ethnic Armenians from Syria who have taken refuge in Armenia.

September 19th, 2014

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Hachikian: A 2015 Pivot Toward Truth, Justice And Security

Hachikian: A 2015 Pivot Toward Truth, Justice And Security

Armenian National Committee of America Chairman Ken Hachikian is carrying a hopeful message of empowerment to this week’s Armenia-Diaspora Conference in Yerevan, featuring a spirited call for continually upgrading the Diaspora’s global advocacy infrastructure and operations to meet the demands of a new generation of political warfare being waged upon a dynamic and rapidly changing geopolitical landscape.

September 18th, 2014

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Armenian Soldier Killed by Azeri Sniper

Armenian Soldier Killed by Azeri Sniper

An Armenian soldier, Mher Hakobyan, 24, was killed by enemy fire at a military outpost in the southern regions of the “line of contact” between Nagorno Karabakh and Azerbaijan. The incident took place on Thursday morning, Artsakh’s Ministry of Defense reports.

September 18th, 2014

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Genocide Centennial, Karabakh Focus of Senate Hearings for Ambassador Nominees

Genocide Centennial, Karabakh Focus of Senate Hearings for Ambassador Nominees

U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Nominee Mills: “United States and the world will stand in solidarity with the Armenian people next year to mark the centenary of one of the 20th century’s worst atrocities”; Will press Turkey to ratify the Protocols
WASHINGTON– Strengthening Azerbaijan’s rule of law, standing in solidarity with Armenians in marking the 2015 [...]

September 17th, 2014

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Warlick Says Artsakh Leadership Should Be Heard in Negotiations

Warlick Says Artsakh Leadership Should Be Heard in Negotiations

The US Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, Ambassador James Warlick, told journalists on Tuesday that the input of Artsakh’s authorities in the peace negotiations process is important.

September 16th, 2014

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AGMI to Host 12th Conference of International Association of Genocide Scholars

AGMI to Host 12th Conference of International Association of Genocide Scholars

The International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS) will hold its twelfth meeting in Yerevan from 8 to 12 July, 2015, hosted by the Armenian Genocide Museum & Institute (AGMI). Director of the AGMI Hayk Demoyan will serve as Local Conference Chair.

September 16th, 2014

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ONEArmenia Shifts Lens Onto the Diaspora with Instagram Photo Contest

ONEArmenia Shifts Lens Onto the Diaspora with Instagram Photo Contest

Though its focus has been on Armenia for the past two years, ONEArmenia has made a shift towards the Armenian diaspora by announcing an Instagram photo contest, judged by Scout Tufankjian, that will paint a picture of Armenians outside of Armenia, taken from their own perspective.

September 16th, 2014

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Artsakh to Launch ‘Eco-Villages’

Artsakh to Launch ‘Eco-Villages’

Artsakh and Armenia are collaborating on a joint initiative to launch a network of “eco-villages” throughout Artsakh.

September 15th, 2014

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European Court Wants Explanation from Baku over Slain Armenian Civilian

European Court Wants Explanation from Baku over Slain Armenian Civilian

The European Court of Human Rights has asked Azerbaijan to give an explanation of its “official position in connection with the repatriation of Karen Petrosyan’s body,” the Foundation Against the Violation of Law (FAVL) reports.

September 15th, 2014

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Armenian Wrestling Champs Return Home with Gold

Armenian Wrestling Champs Return Home with Gold

Armenia’s national team of Greco-Roman wrestlers returned home Monday with two gold medals from the World Wrestling Championships held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

September 15th, 2014

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