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Colorado Senate Kills Pro-Baku Resolution In Presence of Azeri Consul General

Colorado Senate Kills Pro-Baku Resolution In Presence of Azeri Consul General

DENVER, Colo.- Only moments before a scheduled vote on Thursday, the Colorado State Senate pulled from consideration a controversial measure (Resolution SJR 15-006) which would have, in the presence of a visiting Azerbaijani diplomat, praised “the strategic partnership between the United States of America and the Republic of Azerbaijan,” reported the Armenian National Committee of [...]

January 29th, 2015

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Armenian Soldier Killed in Syria

Armenian Soldier Killed in Syria

An ethnic Armenian soldier has been killed in military operations in Syria’s Deir-ez-Zor city.

January 29th, 2015

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Hollande Pledges to Visit Yerevan on April 24

Hollande Pledges to Visit Yerevan on April 24

French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday confirmed that he would attend Armenian Genocide centennial commemoration events in Yerevan on April 24, while at the same time urging Ankara to come to terms with its past and “break taboos.”

January 29th, 2015

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Armenian Genocide Thriller ‘1915’ to be Released in 2015

Armenian Genocide Thriller ‘1915’ to be Released in 2015

LOS ANGELES—Production companies Bloodvine Media and Strongman announced today their co-production of 1915, a psychological thriller set against one of the most terrifying events of modern history.
1915 is the feature film debut of writer-directors Garin Hovannisian and Alec Mouhibian. Together with producer Terry Leonard (Before I Disappear, Cold Comes the Night, Amira & Sam, [...]

January 29th, 2015

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Armenian Lawmakers Abstain on Anti-Russian PACE Resolution

Armenian Lawmakers Abstain on Anti-Russian PACE Resolution

The Armenian members of the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) have pointedly declined to vote on a resolution accusing Russia of military aggression against Ukraine.

January 29th, 2015

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Chamlian School 40th: Our Roots Run Deep

Chamlian School 40th: Our Roots Run Deep

Leaders come in all shapes and sizes. They are male and female, young and old, bi-lingual and multi-lingual. They are raised wealthy and poor, obtain advanced degrees or drop out of college. Studies have been unable to identify any type of consistent similarity among these people. If you ask me, early school discipline and environment play a substantial role in leadership.

January 29th, 2015

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In NY Times Letter, Artsakh Rep. Responds to Baku’s Propaganda

In NY Times Letter, Artsakh Rep. Responds to Baku’s Propaganda

The New York Times on Thursday published a letter by the Representative of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic to the US, Robert Avetisyan, who was responding to a letter by Azerbaijan’s Ambassador to the US in the same publication, which perpetuated Baku’s military propaganda.
Below is the letter as it appears on NYT.com.
A Response to Azerbaijan
To the Editor:
A [...]

January 29th, 2015

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Sarkisian Condemns Turkish Leaders as Accomplices of Young Turks

Sarkisian Condemns Turkish Leaders as Accomplices of Young Turks

A number of countries have already accepted Armenia’s invitation to attend the events commemorating the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide, Armenia’s President Serzh Sarkisian said on Thursday during a meeting of the State Committee for the Commemoration of the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide.

January 29th, 2015

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Pan-Armenian Declaration on Genocide Centennial Adopted

Pan-Armenian Declaration on Genocide Centennial Adopted

Following a meeting of the State Commission on Coordination of Events for the Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, President Serzh Sarkisian, accompanied by Commission members and participants of the meeting, visited the Dzidzernagapert Memorial Complex on Thursday, laying a wreath at the memorial and paying tribute to the memories of the victims of the Armenian Genocide.

January 29th, 2015

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Turkish Foreign Ministry Mistakenly Publishes Dzidzernagapert Picture in Official Calendar

Turkish Foreign Ministry Mistakenly Publishes Dzidzernagapert Picture in Official Calendar

ANKARA—The Turkish Foreign Ministry has “mistakenly” published a picture of the Dzidzernagaper Armenian Genocide memorial monument as the graphic for the month of April in an official calendar, prepared to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Gallipoli, reported the Hurriyet Daily News on Thursday.
A Foreign Ministry official told the Hürriyet Daily News that [...]

January 29th, 2015

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Uruguayan President Jose Mujica Marks Holocaust, Remembers Armenian Genocide

Uruguayan President Jose Mujica Marks Holocaust, Remembers Armenian Genocide

The President of Uruguay, José Mujica, delivered a speech on national television and radio on Jan. 27 to commemorate the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust, which he described as “a real affront to humanity,” and used the occasion to also remember the Armenian Genocide.

January 29th, 2015

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Komitas Museum Opens in Yerevan

Komitas Museum Opens in Yerevan

A museum dedicated to the 19th – 20th century Armenian composer Komitas was officially opened Thursday in Yerevan’s Komitas Park. Under Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian’s proposal, a resolution to build the museum was passed by the Board of Trustees of the Hayastal All-Armenian Fund in May of 2013.

January 29th, 2015

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Baku Says It Shot Down Armenian Drone; Yerevan Denies Report

Baku Says It Shot Down Armenian Drone; Yerevan Denies Report

Azerbaijan said on Thursday it had shot down an Armenian drone near Nagorno-Karabakh, a report dismissed by Armenia as “absurd,” reported Reuters.

January 29th, 2015

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Why is the Colorado Legislature Supporting Aliyev’s Dictatorship?

Why is the Colorado Legislature Supporting Aliyev’s Dictatorship?

On Thursday morning, the Colorado State Senate is scheduled to vote on SJR15-006, a resolution recognizing and supporting the partnership between the US and one of the most intolerant and corrupt regimes in the world, Azerbaijan.

January 28th, 2015

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