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Syrian-Armenian Soldier Killed in Aleppo Fighting

Syrian-Armenian Soldier Killed in Aleppo Fighting

An Armenian soldier serving in the Syrian army became the latest casualty of the three-year civil war when he was killed Tuesday.

April 16th, 2014

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Aliyev Blasts West Over Karabakh

Aliyev Blasts West Over Karabakh

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has blamed Armenia for the continuing impasse in the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process and accused the international community of using double standards against his country.

April 16th, 2014

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OSCE Rep. Concerned over Tensions at Artsakh-Azerbaijan Border

OSCE Rep. Concerned over Tensions at Artsakh-Azerbaijan Border

The Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Andrzej Kasprzyk, described the situation at the border of Armenia, Artsakh and Azerbaijan as tense, referring to escalated incidents of ceasefire violations as reported by military authorities.

April 16th, 2014

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Artsakh Foreign Minister Calls for Inclusion in Peace Talks

Artsakh Foreign Minister Calls for Inclusion in Peace Talks

Speaking to residents in Artsakh’s Kashatagh region, Artsakh Foreign Minister Karen Mirzoyan once again stressed that his republic’s participation in the conflict settlement process is imperative, given that it is the people in Artsakh who suffer most from the unsettled conflict.

April 16th, 2014

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AYF Announces 24 Hours of Action

AYF Announces 24 Hours of Action

The Armenian Youth Federation will be holding 24 Hours of Action to demand justice for the Armenian Genocide starting at 2 p.m. on April 24 in front of the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles.

April 15th, 2014

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Boehner Cozies Up to Turks, Says House Won’t Pass Genocide Bill

Boehner Cozies Up to Turks, Says House Won’t Pass Genocide Bill

The Speaker of House John Boehner paid a surprise visit to the Turkish capital Tuesday and assured Turkish leaders that Congress has no intentions of passing a pending resolution urging Turkey to recognize the Armenian Genocide.

April 15th, 2014

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One Armenian Dead, Several Injured During Damascus Attack

One Armenian Dead, Several Injured During Damascus Attack

An Armenian student died and several other Armenians were injured on Tuesday after two rockets fell on the Paros School, which is adjacent to the Armenian Catholic Church there.

April 15th, 2014

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So Much for the Promised Change

So Much for the Promised Change

A day after Tigran Sargsyan resigned Armenia’s premiership President Serzh Sarkisian told an audience at the Central Bank that he was dissatisfied with the performance of the government and pledged that the new prime minister would be an individual who can tackle the challenges facing Armenia, specifically as they related to the socio-economic situation in the country.

April 15th, 2014

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Royce to Visit Dzidzernagapert on April 24

Royce to Visit Dzidzernagapert on April 24

House Foreign Affairs Committee chairmen Ed Royce, Republican from Orange County, will attend the 99th Armenian Genocide commemorations ceremonies at Dzidzernagapert, reported the Orange County Register.

April 15th, 2014

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Yerevan Responds to Turkish Reaction to Senate Bill

Yerevan Responds to Turkish Reaction to Senate Bill

Armenia’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Shavarsh Kocharyan, commented on Ankara’s reaction to a U.S. Senate bill calling for the recognition of the Armenian Genocide, calling the reaction a testament to Turkey’s disregard for human rights and justice.

April 15th, 2014

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Armenian Defense and Foreign Ministers Stay in Office

Armenian Defense and Foreign Ministers Stay in Office

Armenian defense minister Seyran Ohanyan and foreign affairs minister Edward Nalbandian have retained their posts in the new government of Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian, the press service of the Armenian president reported.

April 15th, 2014

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Erdogan Waves Finger at Obama During Heated White House Talk

Erdogan Waves Finger at Obama During Heated White House Talk

Pulitzer-prize winning American journalist Seymour Hersh, in a sensational article “The Red Line and the Rat Line,” published in the London Review of Books, discloses that the Turkish government had secretly orchestrated the August 21, 2013 sarin gas attack in Syria, killing hundreds of civilians.

April 15th, 2014

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Baskin-Robbins Opens First Shop in Armenia

Baskin-Robbins Opens First Shop in Armenia

YEREVAN (Arka)—Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream shops, has opened its first store in Armenia at Yerevan Mall, the company said in a press release.
The company is known for its “31 flavors” slogan, with the idea that a customer could have a different flavor every day of any month. Today it owns and [...]

April 15th, 2014

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Parliament Speaker Hovik Abrahamian Named Prime Minister

Parliament Speaker Hovik Abrahamian Named Prime Minister

President Serzh Sarkisian announced on Sunday his decision to appoint the influential parliament speaker Hovik Abrahamian as Armenia’s new prime minister, reported RFE/Rl.

April 13th, 2014

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