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ARF Leaders Discuss Artsakh in Vatican Embassy Meeting

WASHINGTON—A delegation representing the Western and Eastern U.S. leadership of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) held a meeting Tuesday at the Apostolic Nunciature to the U.S.—the Vatican Embassy—to discuss Azerbaijan’s recent aggression against Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh [more...]

May 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

Serj Tankian performinf 'Artsakh' (Photo: Serj Tankian)

Tankian Releases ‘Artsakh’ in Support of NKR

Serj Tankian, frontman of System of a Down, released an Armenian song via rollingstone.com today, called “Artsakh,” in support of the people of the Nagorno-Karabagh Republic (Artsakh/NKR) and in protest of Azerbaijani aggression. Serj Tankian performinf ‘Artsakh’ (Photo: [more...]

May 4, 2016 // 0 Comments

West Virginia Becomes 44th U.S. State to Affirm the Armenian Genocide.

West Virginia Becomes 44th State to Affirm Armenian Genocide

Governor Earl Ray Tomblin Issues Proclamation Declaring April ‘Genocide Awareness and Prevention Month’ CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia became the 44th state to recognize the Armenian Genocide with Governor Earl Ray Tomblin’s proclamation declaring April 2016 as “Genocide Awareness and [more...]

May 3, 2016 // 2 Comments

MP Garo Paylan at the HDP Parliamentary office in Ankara (Photo: Rupen Janbazian)

Paylan Attacked in Parliament as AKP Strips MPs of Immunity

Paylan: This Is an Attack against Me and My Identity ANKARA, Turley (A.W.)—Prior to the approval by a Turkish parliamentary committee of a bill stripping parliamentarians of their immunity, a physical fight broke out on May 2 between members of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) and the ruling [more...]

May 3, 2016 // 11 Comments

Clark University Ph.D. graduate Umit Kurt, right, stands with Taner Akcam, Clark professor of history and Kaloosdian/Mugar Chair in Armenian Genocide Studies, at the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies.

Clark University Grants Second PhD in Armenian Genocide Studies to Kurt

WORCESTER, Mass.—Just days before the world marked the 101st remembrance of the Armenian Genocide, the Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at Clark University conferred its second Ph.D. in Armenian Genocide Studies. Clark University Ph.D. graduate Umit Kurt, right, stands with [more...]

May 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

The General Assembly of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) of Armenia, took place April 29-May 1 in Aghveran.

20th General Assembly of ARF Armenia Concludes in Aghveran

Assembly Stresses Importance of Unity, Elects New Supreme Council AGHVERAN, Armenia (A.W.)—The General Assembly of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) of Armenia, took place April 29-May 1 in Aghveran, during which the last 2 years of the Supreme Council’s activities were reviewed, [more...]

May 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.) calling for a ‘Leahy Law’ investigation of Azerbaijan during the mark-up of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)

Rep. Sanchez Calls for Leahy Law Investigation of Azerbaijani Abuses

Urges Administration to Conduct Thorough Review of US Military Aid to Baku WASHINGTON—Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (D-Calif.), a senior member of the House Armed Services Committee, called for a “Leahy Law” investigation into reports that the Azerbaijan armed forces, which annually [more...]

April 29, 2016 // 2 Comments

Armenia’s Investigative Committee said on April 28 that they will soon reveal more details about the explosion of a public transportation bus, which took place in Yerevan on the night of April 25 (Photo: Photolure)

Investigation into Yerevan Bus Explosion Continues

YEREVAN (A.W.)—Armenia’s Investigative Committee said on April 28 that they will soon reveal more details about the explosion of a public transportation bus, which took place in Yerevan on the night of April 25, killing two people and severely injuring eight others. Sona Truzyan, advisor to the [more...]

April 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

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