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SARF Fundraiser to Feature Abousefian in ‘Tikran Medz’

SARF Fundraiser to Feature Abousefian in ‘Tikran Medz’

The Syrian Armenian Relief Fund (SARF) was established in 2012 due to dire circumstances, to extend a helping hand to our compatriots living in the civil war waging in Syria. SARF continues its assistance with the initial enthusiasm.

September 29th, 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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Free Armenian Keyboard Developed for Apple Devices

Free Armenian Keyboard Developed for Apple Devices

Armenian Education and Science Minister Armen Ashotyan reported today through his Facebook page that a third-party Armenian-language keyboard, developed for Apple devices, has become available for free.

September 29th, 2014

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Arthur Abraham Beats Paul Smith to Retain WBO Title

Arthur Abraham Beats Paul Smith to Retain WBO Title

Liverpool boxer Paul Smith put in a valiant performance but lost on points to German-Armenian Arthur Abraham in their WBO super-middleweight bout, BBC Sport reports.

September 29th, 2014

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Hikers Team Up to Honor Emil Markarian

Hikers Team Up to Honor Emil Markarian

Emil Markarian, one of the pioneers of Iran’s mountaineering, will be honored for his accomplishments on Sunday, Oct. 5, at Wildwood Canyon Park in Burbank.

September 26th, 2014

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Armenia Fund: Achieving True Victory in War

Armenia Fund: Achieving True Victory in War

In Chapar, a northern village in Artsakh, Armenia Fund has constructed a new school with modern amenities to serve the local population. During the time Armenia Fund has realized many projects in and around the area, 15 families have moved back and resettled in the village.

September 26th, 2014

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100 KM Tribute Kicks Off

100 KM Tribute Kicks Off

A wine and cheese reception, slated for Oct. 19, marks the start of fundraising associated with the 100 km tribute honoring Armenian Genocide martyrs.

September 26th, 2014

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Divest, Invest, Disinfest

Divest, Invest, Disinfest

For the purposes of this article, divest refers to what must be done with stocks of fossil-fuel (energy) companies— coal, oil, gas. Many charitable foundations have started to do this, and not just out of the goodness of their “hearts” or principles. Rather, the smart money is realizing something that isn’t immediately obvious.

September 26th, 2014

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Russian Parliament Ratifies Eurasian Union Treaty

Russian Parliament Ratifies Eurasian Union Treaty

Russian lawmakers on Friday ratified a treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), which groups Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus and which is set to involve Armenia and more republics of the former Soviet Union.

September 26th, 2014

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