Articles by Weekly Staff

Candlelight Vigil in Memory of Hrant Dink Takes Place in NY

  NEW YORK (A.W.)—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) New York Armen Garo gomideh and the Armenian National Committee of New York (ANC-NY) organized a candlelight vigil in memory the founding editor of the Turkish-Armenian weekly newspaper Agos, on Jan. 19. A scene from the vigil [more...]

January 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Armenian Serviceman Killed By Azerbaijani Fire

STEPANAKERT, NKR (A.W.)—Armenian serviceman Karen Ulubabyan (b. 1995) was killed by Azerbaijani fire on the NKR Line of Contact on (LoC) Jan. 22 at around 10:25 p.m. According to a statement released by the NKR Defense Ministry, an investigation into the details of the incident is underway. This [more...]

January 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Australian-Armenian Gladys Berejiklian Set to Become Next Premier of NSW

  SYDNEY, Australia (A.W.)—Australian-Armenian and current State Treasurer of New South Wales (NSW), Gladys Berejiklian is expected to become the next Premier of NSW after an internal party deal, Australia’s reported. Gladys Berejiklian (Photo: AAP) The current NSW Premier [more...]

January 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Israel Proposes Compromise for Lapshin’s Release

  TEL AVIV, Israel (A.W.)—Israel has proposed that Russian-Israeli blogger Alexander Lapshin held in Belarus apologize in writing to Azerbaijan, in exchange for Baku to revoke its request to extradite him, according to a senior Israeli official. Alexander Lapshin (Photo: Euroradio) Lapshin [more...]

January 20, 2017 // 1 Comment

The ARF Reserve Battalion to Begin Training

  YEREVAN (A.W.)—The Committee of Veteran Affairs of the Supreme Body of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) has signed up 650 citizens for a reserve battalion. Members of the ARF reserve battalion (Photo: Aparaj) Committee head and Reserve Colonel Artashes Mkhitaryan recently spoke [more...]

January 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ken Nahigian to Head Trump-Pence Transition Team

  Ken Nahigian WASHINGTON (A.W.)—Vice President-elect Mike Pence named Armenian-American Ken Nahigian to serve as the Executive Director of the Trump-Pence Presidential Transition on Jan. 18. Nahigian, who began working on Trump’s campaign in the summer of 2016, will step into the position [more...]

January 19, 2017 // 1 Comment

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