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Learning From or Repeating History

Special for the Armenian Weekly A Jan. 16 statement issued jointly by the World Food Programme, The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Refugees read in part, “We must not let 2017 repeat the [more...]

January 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

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

Hrant: A Light in the Darkening

The following is a reflection piece by screenwriter, filmmaker, and photojournalist Eric Nazarian on the 10th commemoration of Hrant Dink’s assassination, which took place in Istanbul on Jan. 19.  *** Special for the Armenian Weekly On Jan. 15, 1929, a son was born to a pastor and a teacher [more...]

January 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Artsakh War Film ‘Kyank u Kriv’ Has East Coast Premieres

WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian National Committee of America Eastern Region (ANCA-ER) started off the year off with the screening of the much anticipated film about the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh/NKR) War “The Line” (“Kyank u Kriv“) , which premiered on the east coast in [more...]

January 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

ANCA Congratulates President Trump

Calls for Decisive New Leadership to Strengthen U.S.-Armenia Relations WASHINGTON—In marking the inauguration of the 45th president of the United States, the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) congratulated President Donald Trump and Vice-President Pence, urging the new President to [more...]

January 20, 2017 // 1 Comment

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