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UN Human Rights Council Adopts Resolution on Prevention of Genocide

GENEVA, Switzerland (A.W.)—On March 27, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted a resolution on the prevention of genocide (A/HRC/28/L.25). Introduced by the Permanent Mission of Armenia to the United Nations, the resolution recommends that the General Assembly designate Dec. 9 [more...]

March 27, 2015 // 2 Comments

National Assembly of Armenia (photo: parliament.am)

Armenia Recognizes Assyrian and Greek Genocides

YEREVAN (A.W.)—On March 24, Armenia’s National Assembly passed a resolution recognizing the Assyrian and Greek Genocides committed by the Ottoman Empire of 1915-23. The Republican Party-sponsored bill, entitled “On the Genocide of the Greeks and Assyrians Perpetrated by Ottoman Turkey [more...]

March 24, 2015 // 11 Comments

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Three Karabagh Servicemen Killed, Four Injured

STEPANAKERT, NKR (A.W.)—Azerbaijani Special Forces attacked Armenian positions in the northern part of the Line of Contact near Gyulistan on March 19, the Nagorno-Karabagh Republic (NKR) Defense Ministry reported. NKR Defense Army privates Hakob Khachatryan (born in 1996), Edward Hayrapetyan [more...]

March 19, 2015 // 5 Comments

Armenian youth held a protest outside a movie theater, trapping Turkey’s Ambassador to Lebanon, Suleiman Inan Oz Yildiz, inside. (Photo: AYF Lebanon)

Armenian Protesters Trap Turkish Ambassador in Beirut Theater

BEIRUT, Lebanon (A.W.)—Turkey’s Ambassador to Lebanon Suleiman Inan Oz Yildiz was temporarily trapped inside a Beirut movie theater on March 18 as Armenian demonstrators held a protest outside, reported the Lebanese Daily Star newspaper.   Armenian youth held a protest outside a movie [more...]

March 18, 2015 // 1 Comment

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Euronest Parliamentary Assembly Adopts Genocide Resolution

YEREVAN (A.W.)—The Euronest Parliamentary Assembly on March 17 adopted a resolution calling on Turkey to reconcile with its past and recognize the Armenian Genocide. The resolution was adopted by the 4th ordinary session of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly, which began in Yerevan this week. [more...]

March 17, 2015 // 1 Comment

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‘Responsibility 2015’ a Resounding Success

Conference Attracts Hundreds from U.S. and Beyond NEW YORK (A.W.)—Hundreds converged in New York last weekend to attend the “Responsibility 2015” Conference featuring scholars, opinion makers, and artists from around the world. The conference took off on Fri., March 13 with a Plenary Session [more...]

March 16, 2015 // 4 Comments

President Serge Sarkisian (Photo: Official website of the President of Armenia)

Sarkisian Approves ‘Concept Paper on Constitutional Amendments’

YEREVAN (A.W.)—On March 14, President Serge Sarkisian gave his approval to the Concept Paper on Constitutional Amendments tendered by the Specialized Commission for Constitutional Amendments. The proposal calls for a transition to a parliamentary system of government in Armenia. According to a [more...]

March 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

The design of the Armenian Genocide monument in Stepanakert

Stepanakert to Unveil Genocide Monument

Memorial to House Genocide Relics from Der Zor STEPANAKERT (A.W.)—In mid-April, the Nagorno-Karabagh Republic (NKR) will unveil its Armenian Genocide Monument in Stepanakert. Speaking to Armenpress, David Babayan, the spokesperson for NKR (Artsakh) President Bako Sahakyan, stressed the [more...]

March 13, 2015 // 1 Comment

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‘Responsibility 2015’ Announces Authors Luncheon

NEW YORK–With the imminent launch of the Responsibility 2015 Centennial Conference this weekend, the program has been bolstered by an exclusive “Authors Luncheon” set to be held on Saturday afternoon, March 14, at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square. The luncheon will feature [more...]

March 13, 2015 // 0 Comments

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