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Tbilisi Armenians Raise Funds for Syrian Armenians

Tbilisi Armenians Raise Funds for Syrian Armenians

Responding to the call of His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians, to help fellow Armenians in Syria, Armenians in Tbilisi, organizing a variety of events, have raised funds to help Syrian Armenians.

August 5th, 2013

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Tumo Exhibit Brings Expression Alive Through Objects

Tumo Exhibit Brings Expression Alive Through Objects

The final product of three expert-led workshops on modern design and visual communication were unveiled in a special student exhibition this past Saturday at the Tumo Center for Creative Technologies.

July 30th, 2013

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Lottery to Assist Artsakh Resettlement

Lottery to Assist Artsakh Resettlement

Artsakh Deputy Prime Minister Artour Aghabegyan says his government is taking a fresh and more realistic approach to the issue of resettlement of the country.

July 29th, 2013

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Military Leadership Meets in Karabakh

Military Leadership Meets in Karabakh

Armenia’s top army generals and other military officials held an unprecedented meeting over the weekend in Nagorno-Karabakh, which the Defense Ministry in Yerevan said focused on their ongoing efforts to strengthen the Armenian military.

July 23rd, 2013

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Aram Khachaturian Film Screened at Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood

Aram Khachaturian Film Screened at Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood

A two-hour-long documentary about Aram Khachaturian was screened at the hall of the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood on the occasion of the composer’s 110th birthday.

July 22nd, 2013

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Patriarch Calls for Reopening of Istanbul’s Halki Seminary

Patriarch Calls for Reopening of Istanbul’s Halki Seminary

Turkey’s Greek Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew repeated his call to the Turkish government for the reopening of the Heybeliada Halki Seminary, saying that the religion was entering a dangerous phase due to a lack of proper religious officials.

July 22nd, 2013

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Nora Armani To Organize Film Festival in New York

Nora Armani To Organize Film Festival in New York

In Cannes recently we met with Nora and Mike and were taken by their ambitious plans to organize a new New York City and state based film fest that deals mainly with the type of films we love the most. They bring impressive qualifications to this new task and we look forward next year to participating. The Rated SR “Socially Relevant” New York Film Festival Shines New Light on Film Violence. Nora Armani, Festival Founding Artistic Director, recently announced this new Film Festival to launch in both New York City and Rensselaerville, New York on March 14-20, 2014.

July 2nd, 2013

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ANCA Seeks to Block Special Treatment for Turkey in Tribal Trade Deals

ANCA Seeks to Block Special Treatment for Turkey in Tribal Trade Deals

Armenian and Hellenic Americans from across the United States are calling on members of the House Natural Resources Committee to vote against legislation that would, if adopted as introduced, create special trade advantages for Turkey in its dealings with Indian Tribes, reported the Armenian National Committee of America.

November 16th, 2011

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Armenia Becomes UNESCO Council Member

Armenia Becomes UNESCO Council Member

The UNESCO General Conference on Friday voted to admit Armenia as a member of the Council of the UNESCO International Bureau of Education.

November 8th, 2011

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Karabakh Tourism Jumps 50 Percent

Karabakh Tourism Jumps 50 Percent

The number of foreign tourists visiting Nagorno-Karabakh jumped by almost 50 percent in the first half of this year following a similarly sharp rise recorded in 2010, Karabakh authorities said Monday.

August 29th, 2011

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Armenia’s Population to Dip by 2050, UN Experts Say

Armenia’s Population to Dip by 2050, UN Experts Say

Experts at the United National Population Fund (UNFPA) predicted that Armenia’s population will dip to 2.5 million by 2050, going counter to population growth expectations in other countries.

July 11th, 2011

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New Pasadena Armenian Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Slated For June 12th

New Pasadena Armenian Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Slated For June 12th

The new Pasadena Armenian Center on Foothill Boulevard will be celebrated on June 12 at a ribbon cutting ceremony marking the official opening of the community center. The ribbon cutting ceremony will bring together a diverse cross-section of the community, religious leaders, and public officials who believe in the mission of the Pasadena Armenian Center – which is to serve as a home to a new generation of Armenian Americans. The ribbon cutting ceremony is open to the public and will be held at 4pm at the center, which is situated at 2242 East Foothill Boulevard.

May 26th, 2011

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Seepan Parseghian to Work with UN Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

Seepan Parseghian to Work with UN Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

When USC Law student Seepan Parseghian graduates this week, he won’t immediately take a job at a law firm or a position with the U.S. Attorney’s office. Instead, Parseghian will be preparing to travel this summer to work with judges and legal staff at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) in Arusha, Tanzania.

May 11th, 2011

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In Baku, OSCE Chairman Calls for Cease-Fire Strengthening

In Baku, OSCE Chairman Calls for Cease-Fire Strengthening

The OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Audronius Ažubalis, in Baku today, emphasized the importance of Azerbaijan in securing regional stability, and urged the authorities to work towards progress in the Nagorno-Karabakh settlement process and implement OSCE commitments to further democratic reforms, including promoting pluralism.

March 14th, 2011

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