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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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In Istanbul, ISIS Operated Mosques Said to Be Training Azeri Jihadists

In Istanbul, ISIS Operated Mosques Said to Be Training Azeri Jihadists

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), the terrorist organization that has been waging war in Syria and now Iraq, is reportedly known to be operating mosques in Istanbul, where Azerbaijani jihadist recruits, among others, are trained for the war in Syria, according to a report by Azerbaijani news agency Haqqin, citing an announcement by one of the leaders of the clerical community of Istanbul, Hasan Kanaalti.

July 28th, 2014

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Armenian Women’s Group Tours Art Exhibit with Joan Quinn

Armenian Women’s Group Tours Art Exhibit with Joan Quinn

Members of the Armenian International Women’s Association (AIWA) joined Southern California support group of the National Museum of the Women in the Arts in DC at a special talk and tour with AIWA member Joan Agajanian Quinn at an exhibition “Joan Quinn Captured.”

July 28th, 2014

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The Library of Congress: Where American and Armenian History Come Alive

The Library of Congress: Where American and Armenian History Come Alive

When I was applying for the Leo Sarkisian internship back in February, the blurb at the top of the application said the following: During the eight week Washington, DC program, interns live at the ANCA Hovig Saghdejian Capital Gateway House, located a short distance from the ANCA National Headquarters.

July 28th, 2014

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Couples Married in Mass Wedding Demand Release of Levon Hayrapetian

Couples Married in Mass Wedding Demand Release of Levon Hayrapetian

674 couples who were married in a mass wedding in Artsakh, sponsored by businessman and philanthropist Levon Hayrapetian, have appealed to Russian authorities, demanding the release of Hayrapetian, who was arrested on July 15 in Moscow.

July 25th, 2014

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US Says Renewed Effort Needed to Resolve Karabakh Conflict

US Says Renewed Effort Needed to Resolve Karabakh Conflict

“We need a renewed effort to once and for all resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict,” said US ambassador to Azerbaijan, Richard Morningstar, at a farewell event on July 24.

July 25th, 2014

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Armenian Writing Added to Street Signs in Van

Armenian Writing Added to Street Signs in Van

Armenian inscriptions have been added to signboards on the streets of the city of Artamed (Edremit) in the Van Province in Turkey, EremeniHaber.com reports.

July 25th, 2014

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Sarkisian Rejects Arming Border Villagers

Sarkisian Rejects Arming Border Villagers

Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian has rejected the idea of providing residents of villages situated near the restive border with Azerbaijan with weapons for defense purposes.

July 25th, 2014

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Stepanakert Hosts Conference on Education for Non-Recognized States

Stepanakert Hosts Conference on Education for Non-Recognized States

The Ministry of Education and Science of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic and the Artsakh State University organized an International Conference on 27-29 June entitled “Education without Discrimination: Bologna Context.”

July 25th, 2014

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Luys World Premiere of Living Jewelry in Gyumri

Luys World Premiere of Living Jewelry in Gyumri

The Luys Foundation has taken the first steps in transforming the deep-rooted artistic culture and tradition of Gyumri into a modern-day economy through new technologies programmed by artificial intelligence.

July 25th, 2014

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