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Sarkisian Named Honorary Professor by China’s Peking University

Sarkisian Named Honorary Professor by China’s Peking University

Armenia’s President Serzh Sarkisian was designated as an honorary professor of Peking University, while visiting the University in Beijing on Friday as part of a three-day official visit to China.

March 27th, 2015

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Burbank Candlelight Vigil to Mark Genocide Centennial

Burbank Candlelight Vigil to Mark Genocide Centennial

The Burbank community will commemorate the centennial anniversary of the Armenian Genocide on Tuesday, April 7, when the Burbank City Council will present its annual Proclamation in Recognition of the Armenian Genocide.

March 27th, 2015

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Opposition Parties Shun Radical Anti-Government Protests

Opposition Parties Shun Radical Anti-Government Protests

Armenia’s leading opposition parties represented in parliament made clear on Friday that they will not join nonstop anti-government protests in Yerevan planned by another, more radical opposition group.

March 27th, 2015

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Armenian Youth Federation Confronts Turkish Ambassador in Argentina

Armenian Youth Federation Confronts Turkish Ambassador in Argentina

On Thursday, the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) of South America attended the Argentine Council for International Relations (CARI) to hand out flyers in a presentation made by the Turkish Ambassador in Argentina, Taner Karakas, on “The foreign policy of Turkey in 2015.”

March 27th, 2015

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ANCA Launches ‘March to Justice’ Online Advocacy Campaign

ANCA Launches ‘March to Justice’ Online Advocacy Campaign

MarchtoJustice.org Empowers Citizens Worldwide to Promote Peace, Protect Armenia, and Prevent Atrocities
WASHINGTON–The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) has launched “March to Justice,” – a robust interactive global on-line platform for the growth of sustained grassroots engagement in support of justice for the Armenian Genocide and durable security for the Armenian nation.
Timed to [...]

March 27th, 2015

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Armenian Envoy to OSCE Says Azerbaijan Fully to Blame for Violence

Armenian Envoy to OSCE Says Azerbaijan Fully to Blame for Violence

On Friday, the Permanent Representative of Armenia to the OSCE, Ambassador Arman Kirakossian, delivered a speech at the Meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council.

March 27th, 2015

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10 Reasons Why Obama Should NOT Travel to Armenia on April 24

10 Reasons Why Obama Should NOT Travel to Armenia on April 24

I must give credit to fellow columnist, Harut Sassounian, for inspiring this piece with his “10 Reasons Why Obama Should Travel to Armenia on April 24″ that appeared last week.

March 27th, 2015

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Antenna The End to Perform in LA on April 10

Antenna The End to Perform in LA on April 10

Antenna The End (ATE) is a Los Angeles based music ensemble spearheaded by local songwriter and bassist David Hakopyan and vocalist and costume designer Daniella Yorah.

March 27th, 2015

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Glendale School Board Designates April Genocide Centennial Commemoration Month

Glendale School Board Designates April Genocide Centennial Commemoration Month

On Tuesday, March 24, the Glendale Unified Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution titled “Remembering the Armenian Genocide and Reaffirming a Better World” designating April 2015 as Month of Commemoration of the Centennial Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, reported the Armenian National Committee of America, Glendale.

March 26th, 2015

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Massis Kabob Expands Flagship Restaurant on 40th Anniversary

Massis Kabob Expands Flagship Restaurant on 40th Anniversary

For nearly 40 years, Massis Kabob at the Glendale Galleria has been serving fresh, mouthwatering, homemade Middle-Eastern/Armenian cuisine to its loyal customers.

March 26th, 2015

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LA City Council Bill Urges Obama to Recognize Armenian Genocide

LA City Council Bill Urges Obama to Recognize Armenian Genocide

LOS ANGELES—Los Angeles City Councilmembers on Wednesday introduced a measure urging President Obama to recognize the Armenian Genocide and voicing LA’s support for H-Res 154, the Armenian Genocide Truth and Justice resolution introduced in Congress last week.
City Councilmember Paul Krekorian and Council President Herb Wesson, were joined by councilmembers Mitch O’Farrell and Paul Koretz co-presented [...]

March 26th, 2015

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Anti-Armenian Acts on the Rise in Turkey

Anti-Armenian Acts on the Rise in Turkey

Anti-Armenian hate speech graffiti appeared on the walls of an Armenian church, around the same time as the Mayor of Ankara called Armenians “disgusting.” All this ahead of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, which Turks say never occurred.

March 26th, 2015

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100 Years, 100 Facts Project Adds Turkish to Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Russian

100 Years, 100 Facts Project Adds Turkish to Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Russian

The 100 Years, 100 Facts Project has launched the Turkish version of its website – “100 Yıl, 100 Gerçek” (100yil100gercek.com) – raising the total number of languages to six.

March 26th, 2015

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Chamlian Students Plant 100 Forget-Me-Not Flowers

Chamlian Students Plant 100 Forget-Me-Not Flowers

On Tuesday, March 24, 100 flowers were planted by our 8th grade graduates, as well as the youngest group of students, our first graders, in remembrance of the 1.5 million Armenians who lost their lives 100 years ago during the Armenian Genocide.

March 26th, 2015

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