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Las Vegas Community Gathers for St. Garabed Church Cultural Center and Koujakian Hall Opening

Las Vegas Community Gathers for St. Garabed Church Cultural Center and Koujakian Hall Opening

he weekend of October 18 and 19 was a momentous one for members of St. Garabed Church of Las Vegas who celebrated the grand opening of the Cultural Center and Koujakian Hall, signifying the successful completion of the project which had begun in 2009.

October 24th, 2014

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ANCA Announces 2014 Congressional Grades and Endorsements

ANCA Announces 2014 Congressional Grades and Endorsements

The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) this week released its 2014 Congressional grades and endorsements, throwing the Armenian American community’s political and electoral strength behind House and Senate candidates from more than twenty-three states with proven track records of support on issues of special concern to Armenian Americans and all friends of Armenia.

October 24th, 2014

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Schiff Discusses Orphan Rug, ISIS with Asbarez

Rep. Adam Schiff, in an interview with Asbarez Editor Ara Khachatourian discussed the recent development surrounding the Armenian Orphan Rug exhibit at the White House visitor center next month, as well as Turkey’s efforts to thwart US-led operation to combat the Islamic State–ISIS

October 24th, 2014

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Turkish Dealers Help ISIS Earn $1 Mil. Per Day

Turkish Dealers Help ISIS Earn $1 Mil. Per Day

The Islamic State (ISIS) is earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales, the United States has said, vowing to impose harsh sanctions on the purchasers of the oil, “including middlemen from Turkey.”

October 24th, 2014

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Turkish Writer ‘Risking Life and Freedom’ to Speak Up on Genocide

Turkish Writer ‘Risking Life and Freedom’ to Speak Up on Genocide

Turkish writer Serkan Engin considers it an obligation to speak up about the Armenian, Greek and Assyrian genocides in Ottoman Turkey.

October 24th, 2014

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Armenian, Lithuanian Foreign Ministers Meet in Yerevan

Armenian, Lithuanian Foreign Ministers Meet in Yerevan

Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian hosted his Lithuania counterpart Linas Linkevičius on Friday.

October 24th, 2014

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New Julfa Armenians Mark 400 Years of Community History

New Julfa Armenians Mark 400 Years of Community History

A three-day conference dedicated to the 400 years of Armenians living in New Julfa was held at the Ararat Community Hall in Isfahan’s New Julfa neighborhood.

October 24th, 2014

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Armenian Community Leaders Meet Nevada Congressman Joe Heck

Armenian Community Leaders Meet Nevada Congressman Joe Heck

Representatives from St. Garabed Armenian Church of Las Vegas, the Armenian-American Cultural Society, and the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) met with Congressman Dr. Joe Hack to provide him with an update regarding the rapidly growing Armenian-American community in Southern Nevada.

October 24th, 2014

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Brenda Shaffer’s Conflicts of Interest

Brenda Shaffer’s Conflicts of Interest

On Thursday morning, the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University hosted a discussion on the status of the Southern Gas Corridor.

October 24th, 2014

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A Post Camp Reflection

A Post Camp Reflection

Since the age of seven, I have looked forward to summer break every year like most kids.

October 24th, 2014

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Pasadena Genocide Memorial Board Publishes Statement on Internal Affairs

Pasadena Genocide Memorial Board Publishes Statement on Internal Affairs

The Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial Committee has issued a statement on the inner workings of the board. Below is the full statement.

October 23rd, 2014

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Acknowledge ‘Historical Responsibility,’ German Foreign Minister Advises Turkey, Armenia

Acknowledge ‘Historical Responsibility,’ German Foreign Minister Advises Turkey, Armenia

Germany’s foreign minister on Thursday offered Berlin’s experience in post-war reconciliation to Armenia and Turkey to help them forge peace a century after the Armenian Genocide.

October 23rd, 2014

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National Archive Chief Says Enough Documents to Bring Turkey to Court

National Archive Chief Says Enough Documents to Bring Turkey to Court

Director of Armenia’s National Archive Amatuni Virabian said Thursday that there are enough necessary documents on the Armenian Genocide in the archive to initiate an international court trial against Turkey.

October 23rd, 2014

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Thousands Take Part in ‘Armenian Culture Week’ at Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

Thousands Take Part in ‘Armenian Culture Week’ at Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

The first ever Armenian Culture Week (from Oct. 12 to 19) at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation generated much excitement and interest in Lisbon, Portugal. Sixteen events took place in eight days, including concerts, lectures, seminars and exhibitions.

October 23rd, 2014

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