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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

A Decade Later, I Thank you, Hrant Dink

  I was a freshman in college when I got the news in class. “Hrant Dink was shot dead today,” the e-mail simply read, accompanied by a BBC News report link. We Remember Hrant Dink I remember leaving class early that day and heading down to my department’s student center, where the news [more...]

January 19, 2017 // 1 Comment

Garo Paylan: ‘I Call It Genocide; You Can Call It Whatever You Want’

ANKARA, Turkey (A.W.)—Armenian member of Turkish Parliament Garo Paylan of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) was temporarily banned from parliamentary sessions after referring to the Armenian Genocide during deliberations on proposed changes to the country’s constitution on Jan. 13. Paylan [more...]

January 17, 2017 // 21 Comments

Garo Paylan Suspended from Turkish Parliament for Referring to Genocide

ANKARA, Turkey (A.W.)—Armenian member of Turkish Parliament Garo Paylan of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) was temporarily banned from parliamentary sessions after referring to the Armenian Genocide during deliberations on proposed changes to the country’s constitution on Jan. 13. Paylan [more...]

January 14, 2017 // 8 Comments

OSCE Statement Fails to Call-Out Azerbaijani Aggression

  VIENNA, Austria (A.W.)—The Co-Chairs of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group released a statement on Jan. 10, which—once again—failed to label Azerbaijan as the aggressor following the infiltration attempt that took place at the Armenian border [more...]

January 10, 2017 // 4 Comments

Turkish Flags Spark Controversy at Homenetmen Lebanon Basketball Game

BEIRUT, Lebanon (A.W.)—Two Turkish flags raised at the Jan. 8 Lebanese basketball match between Armenian club Homenetmen and Riyadi has sparked much controversy in the past few days. Photographs of the flags began circulating on social media networks shortly after the game—a display that many [more...]

January 10, 2017 // 2 Comments

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