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European Ombudsman Institute Slams Azerbaijani Media Distortion

EOI Refutes Azerbaijani Claims Artsakh Ombudsman was Kicked Out of the Organization INNSBRUCK, Austria (A.W.)—The European Ombudsman Institute (EOI) recently issued a statement calling on Azerbaijani media outlets not to spread misinformation, after reports surfaced claiming that Azerbaijani [more...]

October 3, 2017 // 0 Comments

Karakashian: Halide Edib Adıvar on Komitas

  Special to the Armenian Weekly I first heard the name of Halide Edib Adıvar in Turkey, in 1997, while on a tour, when the tour guide referred to the Genocide of Armenians as “the dark days of our country’s history” and stated that she had read Halide Edib’s writings. I then read a [more...]

October 2, 2017 // 5 Comments

Letter to Yerevan (Part V)

Letter to Yerevan (Part V) The Armenian Weekly is periodically publishing the English translation of Andranik Tzarukian’s epic 1945 poem ‘Tught ar Yerevan’ (‘Letter to Yerevan’). And still, from the orchards of letters, Hauling hell instead of dreams, Instead of harp, trumpet of copper, [more...]

October 2, 2017 // 2 Comments

Eye of the Beholder

  Special to the Armenian Weekly Fiction “It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life” —Joseph Campbell The winter snows had been light; now, the spring rains few and far between. Even a small garden would be a challenge to maintain this year, thought [more...]

September 29, 2017 // 3 Comments

Artsakh Soldier Killed by Azerbaijani Fire

STEPANAKERT, Artsakh (A.W.)—Artsakh serviceman Seyran Sargsyan (b. 1998) was killed by Azerbaijani fire on Sept. 28. According to a press statement released by Artsakh’s Ministry of Defense, Sargsyan was killed in the southeastern direction of the Line of Contact (LoC) between Artsakh and [more...]

September 28, 2017 // 5 Comments

Michigan Recognizes Artsakh Independence

  State Sen. David Knezek Leads Resolution Calling for U.S. Recognition and Expansion of Economic and Cultural Ties with the Republic of Artsakh LANSING, Mich.—Michigan became the 8th U.S. state to recognize the independent Republic of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh) today, with the overwhelming [more...]

September 28, 2017 // 6 Comments

The End of the Turkey-Armenia Protocols: Must We Wait until Next Spring?

  Last week, Armenia’s president, Serge Sarkisian, made an important pronouncement. Standing before the United Nations General Assembly, he announced the end of the Turkey-Armenia Protocols. Sarkisian said the so-called Zurich Protocols, which were signed in 2009 to allow the opening of [more...]

September 27, 2017 // 14 Comments

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