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Lawsuit filed Against US National Archives to Obtain Documentation on Genocide

LOS ANGELES–A civil action against the National Archives and Records Administration of the United States was filed yesterday seeking documen’s as they relate to the Armenian Genocide (1914 to 1925). (Vartkes Yeghiayan v. National Archives and Records Administration of the United States of America, Case No. CV08-16248, U.S. District Court, Central District of Calif., Sept.

Armenians for Obama Activists Rally Support in Nevada

GLENDALE, CA–Glendale area Armenia’s for Obama volunteers, working with the Obama campaign "sister-state" outreach efforts, shored up support for the Obama-Biden ticket in neighboring Nevada last Saturday ‘s a critical piece of the 2008 electoral map in the race for the Presidency of the United States. "Armenia’s for Obama volunteers have spent hours upon hours

McCain Efforts to Win Over Armenian American Voters Falls Short

WASHINGTON–Clearly concerned about the key role Armenian American voters are set to play in battleground states across the nation on November 4th, Republican nominee John McCain issued an open letter to the community yesterday in the hopes of garnering the support of this key constituency for his floundering presidential campaign. In only his second attempt

Turkey Benefited More from ‘Soccer Diplomacy,’ Says Oskanian

YEREVAN (Combined Sources)–Turkey benefited more from last month’s visit of its president to Armenia, said Armenia’s former foreign minister Vartan Oskanian Wednesday following the opening of his new think tank, the Civilitas Foundation. “Turkey gained more than Armenia from Gul’s visit to Yerevan. Actually, it positioned itself as a regional power, capable of resolving conflicts

A Look at the Life of AYF Founding Father Arthur Giragosian

That history has countless unsung heroes is undeniable. When looking in detail at the history of any movement there are almost always scores of important figures whose names have been largely overlooked or forgotten. The AYF is no exception. Although Karekin Nejdeh is rightly considered to be the founder of the AYF, there were several

Menendez Hammers Turkey’s ‘Historical Commission’ Proposal

Watch the Video WASHINGTON–New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez pressed U.S. Ambassador to Turkey nominee James Jeffrey on Wednesday to explain the Administration’s apparent renewed backing for Turkey’s widely discredited push for a “historical commission” on the Armenian Genocide, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). The move comes despite the State Department’s pledge, made

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