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Mkhitaryan Named ‘Cup Hero’ in German Semi-Final

Mkhitaryan Named ‘Cup Hero’ in German Semi-Final

DORTMUND, German (Armenpress)—Armenian national and Borussia Dortmund midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been voted by fans as the best player of the German Cup semi-final match between Dortmund and Bayern Munich. The official website of the German Cup, the DFB-Pokal, conducted an online survey, in which Henrikh Mkhitaryan garnered first place. “You have decided. Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Athletic Prowess Tested at 36th Annual AYF Olympics

Nearly 150 members from the Armenian Youth Federation’s Western Region turned-out on Thanksgiving weekend to compete in the AYF’s 36th annual Olympic Games, hosted by the AYF’s Glendale ‘Roupen’ chapter, at the majestic seaside Paradise Point Resort in San Diego.

Protocols Hunger Strike Enters Second Day

Hundreds of people gathered together across from the Armenian Consulate in Glendale Tuesday evening, joined in solidarity with 34 young Armenians holding a hunger strike against the Turkey-Armenia protocols set to be signed on Friday.

2009 AYF Olympics Set for Thanksgiving Weekend

The 36th annual AYF Olympics, a long-standing tradition that brings together Armenian-American youth from across the country for a weekend of sports competition, will be held in San Diego during Thanksgiving weekend, from November 27 to 29.

Turkey Frets Looming US Recognition of Genocide

Prospects are high for a US recognition of the Armenian Genocide by the incoming administration of president elect Barack Obama, a leading member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation said Tuesday, reiterating his party’s calls for Yerevan not to buckle under Turkish pressure by accepting a package deal that would see, among other things, the establishment of a joint study on the genocide in exchange for normal ties.

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