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Armenian Genocide Conference Kicks Off at the Sorbonne

Armenian Genocide Conference Kicks Off at the Sorbonne

An international conference organized by the International Scientific Council for the study of the Armenian Genocide (CSI) titled, “Genocide of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire in the Great War, 1915-2015: One Hundred Years of Research” opened at the Sorbonne on March 25.

March 26th, 2015

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Turkish Leaders Eye Washington As Genocide Bill Gains Momentum

Turkish Leaders Eye Washington As Genocide Bill Gains Momentum

Turkey’s Parliament Speaker Says Armenia Hampering Bi-Lateral Relations
WASHINGTON—A week after the Armenian Genocide Truth and Justice Resolution was introduced in Congress, a coterie of top-level Turkish leaders are eying the nation’s capital in hopes of dissuading lawmakers from advancing the bill to a vote.
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will visit Washington before April 24, said ministry [...]

March 25th, 2015

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ARF Youth Organizations to Urge EU Members to Recognize Armenian Genocide

ARF Youth Organizations to Urge EU Members to Recognize Armenian Genocide

On Thursday, March 26, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Youth and Student organizations of Armenia will rally in front of the Office of the EU Delegation to Armenia. On the same day the ARF Youth Unions will rally in front of EU Offices in different countries of the world and will submit petitions.

March 25th, 2015

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Chinese President Accepts Invitation to Visit Armenia

Chinese President Accepts Invitation to Visit Armenia

On a state visit to the People’s Republic of China, Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian had a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Wednesday.

March 25th, 2015

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Dink’s Killer’s Father Blames Government for ‘Dragging Child into Crime’

Dink’s Killer’s Father Blames Government for ‘Dragging Child into Crime’

Sentenced to pay compensation to the Dink family for the murder of journalist Hrant Dink, the Ministry of Interior has filed a revocation case to recover the 1.6 million Turkish liras (approx. $618,000) from the perpetrators.

March 25th, 2015

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Uber Hires Raffi Krikorian to Head Its Moonshot Project

Uber Hires Raffi Krikorian to Head Its Moonshot Project

Uber continues to staff up with smart people to drive its growth as a technology business, Tech Crunch reports.

March 25th, 2015

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EU Criticizes Azerbaijan in Annual ‘Neighborhood’ Report

EU Criticizes Azerbaijan in Annual ‘Neighborhood’ Report

The European Commission has approved its 2014 European Neighborhood reports, highlighting progress and shortcomings made last year in the countries to the east and south of the European Union — several of them on Russia’s fringes.

March 25th, 2015

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Aparan, Lavash, and Outer Space

Aparan, Lavash, and Outer Space

The city of Aparan lies on one of Armenia’s main north-south highways, about 45 miles north of Yerevan.

March 25th, 2015

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Armenian Wrestler Wins Championship, Beating Out Turkish, Azeri Opponents

Armenian Wrestler Wins Championship, Beating Out Turkish, Azeri Opponents

Armenian wrestler Valodya Frangoulian was crowned champion on Wednesday at the European Under-23 Wrestling Championship, which was hosted in Walbrzych, Poland. The wrestler beat out opponents from Belarus, Azerbaijan, Turkey, and Ukraine in the 61 kg weight category.

March 25th, 2015

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AUA Announces Summer and Study Abroad Programs

AUA Announces Summer and Study Abroad Programs

The American University of Armenia (AUA) is excited to welcome international students to AUA with its Summer Program and Study Abroad AUA. For those looking to enhance their educational experience, these programs combine strong academics with the benefits of a safe, welcoming, and exciting environment.

March 25th, 2015

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Recognition of Genocide Would Lead to Artsakh Peace, Euronest Head Says

Recognition of Genocide Would Lead to Artsakh Peace, Euronest Head Says

Chairwoman of the EU’s Euronest Parliamentary Assembly, Heidi Hautala, told ArmInfo in a recent interview that Turkey’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide will open doors for peaceful settlement of the Karabakh conflict.

March 24th, 2015

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Cyprus President to Attend Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemorations

Cyprus President to Attend Armenian Genocide Centennial Commemorations

The President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades will visit Armenia from April 23 to 25 to participate in events commemorating the centennial anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, the press office of Vartkes Mahdessian, Member of the Cyprus House of Representatives, reports.

March 24th, 2015

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UK House of Commons Debates Armenian Genocide Recognition

UK House of Commons Debates Armenian Genocide Recognition

On Monday, March 23, the UK House of Commons held an adjournment debate on the Armenian Genocide centennial. The discussion was led by Labour Member of Parliament Stephen Pound.

March 24th, 2015

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Dersim Armenians Visit Eastern Armenia in Search of Identity

Dersim Armenians Visit Eastern Armenia in Search of Identity

Nine mayors from the former Armenian province of Daron (Dersim), today in Turkey, have arrived in Armenia at the initiative of the Modus Vivendi center and with the support of the Armenian Ministry of Diaspora. The Mayors have visited Dzidzernagapert to remember the victims of the Armenian Genocide.

March 24th, 2015

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