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Aram Hamparian

ANCA Executive Director Comments on Upcoming U.S. Presidential Elections

Hamparian: ‘Armenian-American Community Relies Less Upon Campaign Promises and More Upon the Political Strength of Our Community and the Moral Capital of our Cause.’ With the upcoming U.S. presidential elections in November, the Armenian-American community relies less upon campaign promises on [more...]

September 10, 2016 // 1 Comment

Dr. Andranik Tumasjan (Photo: Technical University of Munich)

German-Armenian Researcher Pioneered Election Prediction Using Twitter

Special for the Armenian Weekly If you’ve watched the last season of “House of Cards,” you have an appreciation for the role that data and social media can play in elections. Few know, however, that a German-Armenian researcher was among the first to analyze public Twitter data to see if [more...]

August 17, 2016 // 1 Comment

Hovig Apo Saghdejian (right) and fellow LCO volunteer Shant Minas with Ayroum village leaders

A Living Legacy of Community Service and Sacrifice

The ANCA’s Hovig Apo Saghdejian Capital Gateway Program For well over a decade now, recent university graduates from across the U.S. have, following the example of the late Hovig Apo Saghdejian, given back to the Armenian community and cause by participating in the Armenian National Committee of [more...]

August 1, 2016 // 1 Comment

‘A Strong Artsakh Will Ensure the Survival of Our People’  (Photo: Araz Boghossian)

NKR MP: ‘A Strong Artsakh Will Ensure the Survival of Our People’

NKR MP Lernik Hovannisyan WATERTOWN, Mass.—Lernik Hovhannisyan, a member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) parliamentary faction in the Nagorno-Karabagh Republic (NKR/Artsakh), is currently touring the Armenian communities of the East Coast. Invited by the Artsakh Fund of the Eastern [more...]

June 9, 2016 // 0 Comments

Arajamugh Village from a distance

Building Artsakh, One Village at a Time: The Arajamugh Village Project

The Hairenik Weekly and Armenian Weekly recently spoke to Antranig Kasbarian, former executive director of the Tufenkian Foundation and a member of the Artsakh Fund Committee, about the Arajamugh Village Project, a collaboration between the Tufenkian Foundation and the Artsakh Fund of the Eastern [more...]

May 30, 2016 // 3 Comments

Author Peter Balakian

Interview: Pulitzer Winner Balakian’s World of Poetry

Writer Peter Balakian grapples with a world of complexity and paradox in his latest book of poetry, Ozone Journal (2015), which won him a Pulitzer Prize two weeks ago. “[Poetry] is a transformed and compressed piece of language,” he says in a phone interview with the Armenian Weekly. [more...]

May 7, 2016 // 3 Comments

Guarding Talish (Photo: Ani Avetyan/The Armenian Weekly)

A Fighting Spirit and Mind: The Unwavering Will of the Karabaghtsi

An Interview with Antranig Kasbarian on the Latest Developments in Artsakh Special for the Armenian Weekly Overnight on April 1-2, Azerbaijan launched a full-blown attack on multiple positions of the Nagorno-Karabagh Republic (NKR/Artsakh) Line of Contact (LoC). The Azerbaijani Army employed tanks, [more...]

May 2, 2016 // 6 Comments

ARS Artsakh members organizing the supplies on April 7 (Photo: ARS CEB)

‘From the People to the People’: ARS Emergency Relief Efforts in NKR

An Interview with ARS Central Executive Board Chair Caroline Chamavonian On the morning of April 6, the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Chapter in the Nagorno-Karabagh Republic (NKR/Artsakh) received the first vanload of essential supplies—including food, medicine, bottled water, socks, blankets, [more...]

April 7, 2016 // 2 Comments

NKR Representative to the U.S. Robert Avetisyan (photo: Public Radio of Armenia)

Interview: NKR Representative to US Discusses Baku Aggression

As Azerbaijan’s assault on the Nagorno-Karabagh Republic (NKR/Artsakh) continued, the Armenian Weekly Editor Nanore Barsoumian spoke with NKR Representative to the U.S. Robert Avetisyan by phone on April 4 about the recent developments. *** Nanore Barsoumian—How do you assess Baku’s [more...]

April 5, 2016 // 5 Comments

Gebeshian now has the chance to make history by becoming the first Armenian female gymnast to qualify for the Olympic Games.

Gebeshian Looks to Make History Chasing Her Olympic Dream

CLEVELAND, Ohio—At age 26, gymnast Houry Gebeshian is determined to finally make her Olympic debut this summer. “Gymnastics is definitely a sport for younger athletes,” Gebeshian says, speaking to the Armenian Weekly. “Most gymnasts will peak around the age of 16.” Knowing that the [more...]

March 21, 2016 // 6 Comments

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