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Drops in the Ocean: My Family’s Escape from the Baku Pogroms

Special to the Armenian Weekly I do not know how my fate would have unfolded in Azerbaijan, if all that happened to our family—and the Armenian people who once inhabited it—had not happened. (L to R) Albert and Ivette Asriyan (Alexander), 1980 (Photo courtesy of Ivette Alexander/Zham) But I can [more...]

February 22, 2018 // 0 Comments

Armenian fans march to Vazgen Sargsyan Republican Stadium before a 2013 Armenia-Czech Republic match (Photo: Vahan Stepanyan/Pan Armenian Photo)

UEFA Nations League, Armenia’s Additional Path to Euro 2020

Special to the Armenian Weekly The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) Nations League is a new competition for European teams. The competition’s introduction will result in a decrease in the number of meaningless international friendly matches and an increase in competitive fixtures [more...]

January 29, 2018 // 2 Comments

Will New Sanitary Landfills Solve Armenia’s Waste Woes?

A Joint Report by Sofia Manukyan & Karine Vann Nubarashen, a 52-hectare trash dumping station on the outskirts of Yerevan. It is the largest “landfill” in Armenia and does not abide by international standards of sanitation. (Photo: Gayane Mkrtchyan/JAMNews) Special to the Armenian Weekly [more...]

January 25, 2018 // 3 Comments

Unparalleled Armenian Television: ‘Janapar’—The Road Less Traveled

Picture breathtaking, sweeping views of Armenia. Visualize panoramic landscapes of an historic place populated for more than 6,000 years. Imagine drone camera footage, a bird’s-eye view of the country’s diverse and colorful geography, its mountains, valleys, rivers, and lakes. Buckle your seat [more...]

December 12, 2017 // 6 Comments

Local Journalists Dig Deeper into GMO Policy in Armenia

(Photo: AHPC) A lengthy report was  published in the independent online weekly magazine EVN Report in response to recent criticism of an event hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Armenia, which featured representatives from American agricultural biotechnology giant Monsanto. The goal of the Nov. 1 [more...]

November 22, 2017 // 11 Comments

The Future Shines Bright for the Homenetmen Eastern U.S. Region

MAHWAH, N.J. (A.W.)—The Homenetmen Eastern Region of the United States held its 41st Convention and the 40th Anniversary Banquet the weekend of Nov. 3-5 at the Sheraton Hotel in Mahwah, N.J. The participants of the 41st Convention of the Homenetmen Eastern Region of the United States (Photo: [more...]

November 16, 2017 // 1 Comment

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