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The 32nd World Congress of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) concluded on Jan. 24.

32nd ARF World Congress Concludes, Elects New Bureau

YEREVAN—The 32nd World Congress of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) concluded on Jan. 24. ARF delegates, leaders, and observers had hailed from around the world on Jan. 16 for the week-long meeting, which is the party’s highest decision-making assembly. The 32nd World Congress of the [more...]

January 24, 2015 // 2 Comments

The 32nd World Congress of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) concluded on Jan. 24.

32nd ARF World Congress Convenes

YEREVAN (A.W)—The 32nd World Congress of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) kicked off on Jan. 16. ARF delegates, leaders, and observers hailed from around the world for the week-long meeting, which is the party’s highest decision-making assembly. The 32nd World Congress of the ARF [more...]

January 19, 2015 // 1 Comment

A scene from the funeral service (Photo credit: Nouvelles d’Armenie)

Funeral and March Held for Murdered French-Armenian Teenager

PARIS (A.W.)—Funeral services were held this week at the Armenian Cathedral of Marseille for Michaël Assaturyan, a 16-year-old French-Armenian student who was murdered on Jan. 12, reported Nouvelles d’Armenie. An estimated 2,500 people gathered on Jan. 16 to march and mourn the loss of the [more...]

January 18, 2015 // 13 Comments

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan greeted Azeri President Ilham Aliyev on Jan. 15, in the presence of 16 soldiers dressed in ceremonial costumes representing various Turkic people in history. (Photo: Official website of the President of Turkey)

Sarkisian: Turkey Is Perfecting Distortion of History

YEREVAN (A.W.)—In a strongly worded letter, President Serge Sarkisian on Jan. 16 responded to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s invitation to Turkey on April 24, to attend commemoration ceremonies marking the centennial of the World War I Gallipoli campaign. President Serge Sarkisian [more...]

January 16, 2015 // 37 Comments

Guillaume Perrier and Laure Marchand

International Cast of Journalists to Speak at Centennial Conference in NY

NEW YORK—Journalists Laure Marchand, Guillaume Perrier, David Barsamian, and Robert Fisk are among the confirmed speakers at “Responsibility 2015,” the international conference marking the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide, to be held on March 13-15, 2015, at New York’s Marriott Marquis [more...]

January 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

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Police Officers Arrested in Dink Murder Case

ISTANBUL (A.W.)—Two Trabzon police officers, Özkan Mumcu and Muhitten Zenit, were arrested on Tues. Jan. 13 and are being charged with negligence in the 2007 assassination of Agos Editor  Hrant Dink, reported Turkish sources. Both officers were part of the Trabzon branch of the Turkish National [more...]

January 13, 2015 // 6 Comments

New York Times best-selling author Chris Bohjalian received a Soglasie (Corcord) Award from the World Armenian Congress and Union of Armenians in Russia

Bohjalian Receives Award in Moscow

Russian Translation of ‘Sandcastle Girls’ to Come Out in 2015 MOSCOW, Russia (A.W.)—New York Times best-selling author Chris Bohjalian received a Soglasie (Concord) Award from the World Armenian Congress and Union of Armenians in Russia in December, for his “devotion to the Armenian [more...]

January 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

The conference will be held at New York’s Marriott Marquis Hotel at Times Square.

Prominent Scholars to Speak at Centennial Conference in NY

NEW YORK—Scholars Richard Hovannisian, Debórah Dwork, Raymond Kévorkian, Roy L. Brooks, Elisa Von Joeden-Forgey, Janna Thompson, and Jermaine McCalpin are among the confirmed speakers at “Responsibility 2015,” the international conference marking the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide, to [more...]

December 30, 2014 // 4 Comments

ARF leader Hovannesian was a prominent figure in Armenian politics.

ARF Leader Vahan Hovannesian Passes Away

YEREVAN—Armenian revolutionary Federation (ARF) leader Vahan Hovannesian passed away today (Dec. 28), after a long battle with illness. He was 58. ARF leader Hovannesian was a prominent figure in Armenian politics. Hovannesian was a long-time member of the ARF Bureau and Armenia’s National [more...]

December 28, 2014 // 12 Comments

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