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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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Watertown to Host ABMDR Walkathon

Watertown to Host ABMDR Walkathon

There is a great deal of excitement abuzz in Watertown. People are talking about the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry’s Walk of Life Walkathon, which takes place the very same day as the town’s annual festival.

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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Greece: Third Country to Criminalize Denial of the Armenian Genocide

Greece: Third Country to Criminalize Denial of the Armenian Genocide

While Turkey was pressuring the French President not to support a bill criminalizing denial of the Armenian Genocide, it had to cope with Greece, yet another country that just adopted a law making it illegal to deny genocides, including the Armenian Genocide.

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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Dr. Albert Ghassemian Forms Scholarship Endowment with AEF

Dr. Albert Ghassemian Forms Scholarship Endowment with AEF

The Armenian Educational Foundation (AEF) is pleased to announce that it has received a generous donation from Dr. Albert Ghassemian of Boston, Massachusetts, to establish a $100,000 endowment fund in honor of his late wife, Ginger.

September 16th, 2014

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Keyan School Joins Combined Federal Campaign

Keyan School Joins Combined Federal Campaign

The Charlie Keyan Armenian Community School (CKACS) recently joined in the world’s largest and most successful annual workplace charity campaign—the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). The CFC includes thousands of local campaigns throughout the country and overseas. Presently, the CKACS is the only Armenian non-profit in the entire CFC directory.

September 16th, 2014

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Pilibos Commemorates 13th Anniversary of 9/11

Pilibos Commemorates 13th Anniversary of 9/11

The old adage of “time heals all wounds” does not always ring true. Thirteen years later, the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon are still clear memories and open wounds for most.

September 15th, 2014

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US Knew Turkey Aided al Qaeda but Did Nothing to Stop It

US Knew Turkey Aided al Qaeda but Did Nothing to Stop It

When Armenian-Americans voiced their anger over Turkey’s role in the incursion into Kessab last spring, US authorities merely expressed “concern” about the well-being of Armenians and Christian minorities.

September 15th, 2014

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Today Would Have Been Hrant Dink’s 60th Birthday

Today Would Have Been Hrant Dink’s 60th Birthday

Hrant Dink, Chief Editor of the Agos monthly, the only Armenian-Turkish periodical published in Turkey, would have turned 60 on Monday.

September 15th, 2014

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Hayrapetyan’s Lawyers to Appeal Custody Extension

Hayrapetyan’s Lawyers to Appeal Custody Extension

Levon Hayrapetyan’s lawyers will appeal against the decision of a Moscow court to extend his detention until December 15, 2014, Hayrapetyan’s lawyer Igor Komarov said.

September 15th, 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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