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ANCA’s Hamparian Decries Obama’s Choice for Turkey Ambassador

ANCA’s Hamparian Decries Obama’s Choice for Turkey Ambassador

ANCA Executive Director Aram Hamparian issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s nomination of John Bass for U.S. Ambassador to Turkey.

July 29th, 2014

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Community Gathers to Honor Lisbon 5

Community Gathers to Honor Lisbon 5

Community members on Sunday gathered at churches across the Western United States for special prayers and sermons to honor the memory of the Lisbon 5, who 31 years ago sacrificed their lives for the advancement of the Armenian Cause.

July 29th, 2014

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Armenian, Karabakh Defense Ministers Tour Frontline

Armenian, Karabakh Defense Ministers Tour Frontline

rmenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian traveled to Artsakh on Sunday to visit the Republic’s military units as part of the military cooperation between the two Armenian states.

July 29th, 2014

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Erdogan ‘Glad’ to Return Jewish American Award

Erdogan ‘Glad’ to Return Jewish American Award

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan says he will gladly return an award given to him by a Jewish-American association a decade ago in a letter released by his office, which also called on the US group to condemn Israel’s government policies in Gaza.

July 29th, 2014

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Knowledge-Based Economy ‘Key to Armenia’s Future’

Knowledge-Based Economy ‘Key to Armenia’s Future’

Armenia’s future lies in a knowledge-based economy, said U.S. Ambassador to Armenia John Heffern.

July 29th, 2014

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‘Armenia, Ancient Nation Endangered’

‘Armenia, Ancient Nation Endangered’

A new documentary video, “Armenia, Ancient Nation Endangered” produced by Eva Medzorian was released July 15, 2014.

July 29th, 2014

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Australia Must Dismiss Foreign Minister for Denying the Armenian Genocide

Australia Must Dismiss Foreign Minister for Denying the Armenian Genocide

The Turkish Sabah newspaper published last week the following disturbing news: “Australian FM: Armenian Case not Genocide.”

July 29th, 2014

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Armenian Bar Association Makes Bold Plans for the Future

Armenian Bar Association Makes Bold Plans for the Future

“We have an unrelenting commitment to our common heritage. So, too, are we united in our mission of service and in our vision of justice. And thus, the Armenian Bar Association(ArmenBar) is not your typical professional lawyers’ and judges’ organization,” said Armen K. Hovannisian, the newly elected chairman of ArmenBar at their 25th annual national meeting held in New York City recently.

July 29th, 2014

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Gala to Celebrate ABMDR Crystal Anniversary

Gala to Celebrate ABMDR Crystal Anniversary

“Match for Life,” the annual Gala of the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry (ABMDR), will celebrate the 15th anniversary of the organization’s founding.

July 29th, 2014

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Azeris Fire at Red Cross Convoy in Chinari Village

Azeris Fire at Red Cross Convoy in Chinari Village

A convoy carrying Armenian representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross was fired on by Azerbaijani snipers Monday.

July 28th, 2014

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Madrid Principles ‘Unacceptable,’ Says Artsakh Prime Minister

The prime minister of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, Ara Harutunian said Monday that the so-called Madrid Principles, based on which the OSCE Minsk Group is mediating a resolution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, are “unacceptable,” reported RFE/RL.

July 28th, 2014

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Member of European Parliament Calls for Release of Levon Hayrapetian

Member of European Parliament Calls for Release of Levon Hayrapetian

Member of the European Parliament, Czech Senator Jaromír Štětina, Discussed the arrest of his childhood friend, Armenian businessman and philanthropist Levon Hayrapetian in a public statement published on Facebook.

July 28th, 2014

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Looted Church Reconsecrated in Village near Kessab

Looted Church Reconsecrated in Village near Kessab

A church in the Armenian-populated village of Karaduran, Syria, near Kessab, which was looted during the region’s occupation by extremist forces, was reconsecrated on Friday, Kessab community spokesperson Garo Manchikian told Armenpress. Manchikian also reported that the Armenian church’s first mass since its capture would be held on Sunday.

July 28th, 2014

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Iran’s President to Visit Armenia

Iran’s President to Visit Armenia

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani plans to pay an official visit to Armenia to discuss the latest developments on the regional and international scenes, and explore new avenues for the further promotion of Tehran-Yerevan ties, an Iranian diplomat said.

July 28th, 2014

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