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Sahakian Invites Presidents of US, France and Russia to Artsakh

Sahakian Invites Presidents of US, France and Russia to Artsakh

The President of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Bako Sahakian told Voice of America that he has extended an invitation to the presidents of the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairing countries, the US, France and Russia, to visit Artsakh.

October 20th, 2014

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Aleppo Prelate Briefs Community on Devastation in Syria

Aleppo Prelate Briefs Community on Devastation in Syria

On the evening of Wednesday, October 15, more than 600 community members gathered at St. Mary’s Church in Glendale to hear the briefing by visiting Prelate of Aleppo Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, on the latest developments in Syria and the devastating conditions of Armenian community in that country.

October 20th, 2014

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LA County Sheriff Candidate Discusses Upcoming Initiatives During Town Hall

LA County Sheriff Candidate Discusses Upcoming Initiatives During Town Hall

On Thursday, October 9 the Armenian National Committee of America Western Region and Woodbury University’s Center for Leadership proudly co-hosted a reception meet and greet followed by a town hall meeting with Long Beach Police Chief and current candidate for Los Angeles County Sheriff, Jim McDonnell at the University’s campus.

October 20th, 2014

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Minsk Group Co-Chairs Issue Report on Regional Visit

Minsk Group Co-Chairs Issue Report on Regional Visit

The Co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group have issued a statement summing up the results of their recent visit to the South Caucasus.

October 20th, 2014

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Baku Angry over Voice of America Film on Artsakh

Baku Angry over Voice of America Film on Artsakh

The government of Azerbaijan has strongly condemned a documentary film about Nagorno-Karabakh aired by the Voice of America, a public broadcast service of the United States government throughout Europe and other parts of the world.

October 20th, 2014

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Iran, Armenia Form Commission to Boost Trade

Iran, Armenia Form Commission to Boost Trade

Senior officials from Iran and Armenia agreed on Monday to establish a high joint commission to elevate bilateral ties in a host of fields.

October 20th, 2014

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Geoffrey Robertson Launches Book on Armenian Genocide

Geoffrey Robertson Launches Book on Armenian Genocide

The Armenian National Committee of Australia (ANC Australia) reports that leading human rights lawyer, Geoffrey Robertson QC, will be launching his latest publication at the National Press Club in Canberra.

October 20th, 2014

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Turkish Court Told to Seek Dink Murder Documents from Military

Turkish Court Told to Seek Dink Murder Documents from Military

Turkey’s national intelligence agency (MIT) has referred a court to the country’s top military body to learn whether intelligence documents related to the Hrant Dink murder were classified as a state secret.

October 20th, 2014

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Lark’s 100 Events Continue with Dilijan’s 10th Season Premier Oct. 26

Lark’s 100 Events Continue with Dilijan’s 10th Season Premier Oct. 26

The 10th Anniversary Season of the Dilijan Chamber Music Concert Series launches on Sunday, Oct. 26, at 3 p.m. at the Zipper Hall in downtown Los Angeles.

October 20th, 2014

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Art Exhibit to Honor Rostom Voskanian Oct. 25

Art Exhibit to Honor Rostom Voskanian Oct. 25

Armenia School Foundation USA, the Armenian Cultural Ararat Organization 70th Celebrations Arts Committee, and the Melik Voskanian Foundation have joined together to honor, remember, and celebrate the precious life and works of renowned architect and artist Rostom Voskanian.

October 17th, 2014

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Chamlian Participates in California’s ‘Great ShakeOut’

Chamlian Participates in California’s ‘Great ShakeOut’

On Thursday, Chamlian Armenian School participated in the Great Southern California ShakeOut Drill, the largest earthquake preparedness activity in U.S. history.

October 17th, 2014

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Elections 2014 – The Final Installment from All Over

Elections 2014 – The Final Installment from All Over

It might seem a bit early to wrap up discussion of elections, but with just over two weeks to go, many people will already be casting their votes by mail, so the information has to get out there. You’ll find quite an eclectic mix of recommendations below, which might even lead to a smirk or chuckle.

October 17th, 2014

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Armenia Slams Azerbaijan in Minsk Group Meeting

Armenia Slams Azerbaijan in Minsk Group Meeting

Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian harshly criticized Azerbaijan for its “destructive position and unwillingness to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict,” as he met with the US, Russian and French co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group on Friday in Yerevan.

October 17th, 2014

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Sarkisian Delays Decision on Constitutional Reform

Sarkisian Delays Decision on Constitutional Reform

President Serzh Sarkisian appears to have delayed a key decision in the controversial process of constitutional reform initiated by him, citing the need for “additional discussions” with Armenia’s main political groups.

October 17th, 2014

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