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Soon after the attack, the Nor Zartonk movement shared a photo of a group of protesters with the caption 'Racist/Fascist attacks will not intimidate us.'

Istanbul’s Camp Armen Attacked

Activists occupying the grounds of Camp Armen, the former Armenian summer camp located in the Tuzla district of Istanbul, were attacked on the 100th day of their live-in demonstration. According to a statement released by the Armenian Nor Zartonk movement of Istanbul, two activists were attacked [more...]

August 13, 2015 // 5 Comments

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Armenian Serviceman Killed by Azerbaijani Fire

STEPANAKERT, NKR—Armenian serviceman Karen Hovhannisyan was killed on Aug. 12 during shelling by Azerbaijani forces that targeted his military unit. Between Aug. 11-12, Azerbaijan violated the ceasefire more than 170 times, firing more than 2,600 shots, according to a statement released by the [more...]

August 13, 2015 // 69 Comments

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ARF Calls for Restraint, Re-Engagement in Turkish-Kurdish Peace Talks

The following statement was released after the Aug. 10 extraordinary plenary session of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Bureau, convened in Yerevan. *** The Armenian Revolutionary Federation is greatly concerned about the Turkish government’s warmongering politics that has been once [more...]

August 12, 2015 // 3 Comments

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Russian Military Court Convicts Permyakov in Gyumri

YEREVAN—Valery Permyakov, the Russian serviceman accused of murdering seven members of the Avetisyan family in Gyumri, was convicted on Aug. 12 of desertion and illegal weapons possession as a precursor to his murder trial. Valery Permyakov A Russian military court in Gyumri handed Permyakov a [more...]

August 12, 2015 // 6 Comments

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Project Rebirth: Homecoming of ‘Hidden Armenians’

  Some came by chartered bus from Diyarbakir, Sasun, and Urfa, others by public transport from Dersim through Tbilisi. A few came by rail from Artvin in the Hamshen region via Batumi, others drove their own cars from Hopa. The destination for all? Yerevan, Armenia. Following the success of [more...]

August 11, 2015 // 26 Comments

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EAFJD to EC President: Stay True to EU Values in Dealing with Azerbaijan

European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy President Kaspar Karampetian sent a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk on July 30, regarding the latter’s visit to the South Caucasus on July 20-22. Tusk in Azerbaijan Karampetian reminded Tusk of the European Union’s (EU) [more...]

August 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

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Daron Acemoglu Named Most Influential Economist

Istanbul-born Armenian economist Daron Acemoglu has topped the Research Papers in Economics (RePEc) ranking of the world’s most influential economists. The ranking is based on the research of more than 2,000 economists over the last 10 years. Daron Acemoglu Acemoglu is the Elizabeth and James [more...]

August 7, 2015 // 8 Comments

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Margarita Gasparyan Wins Tennis Title in Baku

On Aug. 3, Margarita Gasparyan won a Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Rising Star Final at the Baku Cup in Baku, Azerbaijan. It was Gasparyan’s first WTA title. Margarita Gasparyan Twenty-year-old Gasparyan was born to Armenian parents, Melik and Ludmilla, in Moscow, Russia.  She began [more...]

August 7, 2015 // 2 Comments

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Sixth Pan-Armenian Games Kick Off in Yerevan

YEREVAN (A.W.)—More than 6,000 athletes from Armenia, Artsakh (Karabagh), and the Armenian Diaspora kicked off the 6th Pan-Armenian Games in Yerevan on Aug. 2. Armenian President Serge Sarkisian addressed the opening ceremony held at the Vazgen Sarkisian Republican Stadium, where he welcomed [more...]

August 6, 2015 // 2 Comments

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