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PACE Calls on Azerbaijani Authorities to Clean Up Their Act

  STRASBOURG, France—During a debate on Wednesday at its plenary session in Strasbourg, the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) raised a number of concerns, particularly with regard to checks and balances, the functioning of the justice system, and freedom of expression [more...]

October 11, 2017 // 3 Comments

AYF Summer 2017: A Summer of Stories

The “AYF Summer 2017” section of the Armenian Weekly’s Youth page will highlight the 2017 summer programs of the Armenian Youth Federation—Youth Organization of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (AYF-YOARF) Eastern United States. *** AYF Summer 2017: A Summer of Stories AYF Summer 2017: [more...]

October 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

Classical Guitar Pioneer Loris Ohannes Chobanian Honored

  CLEVELAND, Ohio—The Cleveland Classical Guitar Society presented a special award to the Baldwin Wallace University Professor Emeritus Loris Ohannes Chobanian on Sept. 16, in recognition of his lifelong service to promoting and advancing the cause of the Classical Guitar. The festivities [more...]

October 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

ARS Eastern United States Members Tour Artsakh, Visit Soseh Kindergarten

  STEPANAKERT, Artsakh—More than 40 members of the ARS Eastern USA witnessed the long-awaited opening of the Soseh Kindergarten. Arriving at the school building, they saw blue and white balloons—the symbolic colors of the ARS—adorn the front entrance, as an enthusiastic crowd gathered to [more...]

October 6, 2017 // 0 Comments

How Do You Measure Armenian Identity?

By Ani Bournazian   What is your identity? For some, this is a simple question with a simple answer. My answer is, I am a 22-year-old Christian Armenian-American. To others, though, I am not that. Perhaps a better question would be, How do you measure identity? Before going on, I’ll explain [more...]

October 6, 2017 // 28 Comments

Kaligian to Lecture in Belmont on the Battle of Bash Abaran

Battle of Bash Abaran Secured Independence for Armenia BELMONT, Mass.—Historian Dr. Dikran Kaligian will present a lecture titled “The Battle of Bash Abaran: Winning Independence for the First Republic of Armenia,” on Oct. 19, at the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research [more...]

October 6, 2017 // 2 Comments

Armenian Parliament Approves New Defense Agreement with Russia

  YEREVAN—Armenia’s National Assembly ratified a new Russian-Armenian agreement on a joint military force on Oct. 5. Under the agreement signed late last year, “the united group of troops” is tasked with “ensuring military security in the region” and thwarting or repelling possible [more...]

October 5, 2017 // 40 Comments

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