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Turkish Intellectuals Condemn Anti-Armenian Textbooks

Turkish Intellectuals Condemn Anti-Armenian Textbooks

A group of academics, journalists, artists and intellectuals have released a statement condemning in the harshest terms what they define as expressions that include “open hatred and hostility” towards Armenians in Turkish schoolbooks, which were recently exposed by the newspapers Agos and Taraf.

September 30th, 2014

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‘No Deadline’ on Recall of Armenia-Turkey Protocols

‘No Deadline’ on Recall of Armenia-Turkey Protocols

Senior Armenian officials declined to clarify on Monday when President Serzh Sarkisian could act on his renewed threats to effectively invalidate Armenia’s 2009 normalization agreements with Turkey.

September 30th, 2014

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Sarkisian Thanks Greece for Criminalizing Genocide Denial

Sarkisian Thanks Greece for Criminalizing Genocide Denial

Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian met with visiting Greek President Karolos Populias on Tuesday in Yerevan.

September 30th, 2014

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French Lawmaker Says Artsakh Must Be Party to Peace Talks

French Lawmaker Says Artsakh Must Be Party to Peace Talks

Negotiations cannot be effective without the participation of Nagorno Karabakh, Member of the French National Assembly and Chairman of the France-Artsakh Friendship Circle François Rochebloine said Tuesday in Stepanakert.

September 30th, 2014

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Karein II Blesses New Katchkars in Singapore

Karein II Blesses New Katchkars in Singapore

On Sunday, the His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians, made a pontifical visit to Singapore to take part in a ceremony at the St. Gregory the Illuminator church.

September 30th, 2014

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Russian Airline to Operate Flights from Crimea to Armenia

Russian Airline to Operate Flights from Crimea to Armenia

Russia’s Grozny Avia airline, operated out of Chechnya, will begin regular direct flights from Simferopol in Crimea to Yerevan, Crimea’s Minister of Transport Anatoly Tsurkin told RIA Novosti. He said the maiden flight is slated for October 10.

September 30th, 2014

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Esabelle Dingizian Elected Vice-Speaker of Swedish Parliament

Esabelle Dingizian Elected Vice-Speaker of Swedish Parliament

Esabelle Dingizian, a Swedish-Armenian Green Party politician, has been elected third Vice-Speaker of the Swedish Riksdag, according to Riksdag’s official website.

September 30th, 2014

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Ararat-Eskijian Museum, CSUN Armenian Studies to Host Conference on Pre-1915 Art

Ararat-Eskijian Museum, CSUN Armenian Studies to Host Conference on Pre-1915 Art

The Ararat-Eskijian Museum and the Armenian Studies Program (ASP) at the California State University, Northridge (CSUN) have organized a daylong conference on “Armenian Art and Culture in the Ottoman Empire before 1915” dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

September 30th, 2014

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Ankara Poster Competition to Portray Armenians as Genocidal, Traitors

Ankara Poster Competition to Portray Armenians as Genocidal, Traitors

Ankara’s public Gazi University, in collaboration with the Embassy of Azerbaijan, has announced the launch of a poster competition that encourages participants to design artworks on the theme, “Everyone Sleeping: Armenian Persecutions from Anatolia to the Caucasus, International Poster Competition.”

September 29th, 2014

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Visiting UN Official Meets with Sarkisian, Nalbandian

Visiting UN Official Meets with Sarkisian, Nalbandian

Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian received the UN Deputy Secretary General and UNDP Administrator Helen Clark on Monday.

September 29th, 2014

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Aram I to Demand Lands from Turkish Court Next Month

Aram I to Demand Lands from Turkish Court Next Month

The Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia of the Armenian Apostolic Church intends to officially apply to the Constitutional Court of Turkey in October regarding a legal claim for the return of the residences and estates of Sis, located in the territory of the historical Armenian Kingdom of Cilicia.

September 29th, 2014

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7th ArmTech Conference Opens in New York

7th ArmTech Conference Opens in New York

Armenia’s President Serzh Sarkisian opened the seventh ArmTech 2014 conference on high technology in New York City, the presidential press office reported.

September 29th, 2014

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Arch. Parkev Martirossian Awarded ‘Artsakh Hero’ Honor

Arch. Parkev Martirossian Awarded ‘Artsakh Hero’ Honor

Nagorno-Karabakh Republic President Bako Sahakian on Sunday bestowed the Primate of the Artsakh Diocese Archbishop Parkev Martirossian with the “Artsakh Hero” medal, the highest honor bestowed in the republic.

September 29th, 2014

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Armenian Bar Association Stands Strong for Kessab’s Recovery

Armenian Bar Association Stands Strong for Kessab’s Recovery

On the evening of August 27, 2014, a large audience of concerned community members gathered in Glendale, California to attend a town hall meeting which focused on the plight of the Armenian community in Kessab, Syria.

September 29th, 2014

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