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Armenia's parliament is expected to hold an extraordinary session in the coming days to vote for a new prime minister. The country was plunged into a political crisis this week after former Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan stepped down, following major anti-government protests. Nikol Pashinyan and his ...
With the resignation of Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian, many Armenians got what they wanted. Now, as politicians hold talks on how to proceed, those same Armenians are looking to get what they need. The political optics of Sarkisian taking advantage of constitutional changes to move from his position as ...

ISTANBUL (Daily Sabah ) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on April 24 that it was Turkey's responsibility to share the historical pain of Armenian citizens and urged the Armenian community not to allow others to ignite hatred over past events. In a message sent to the Armenian Patriarchate of ...
During and after World War I, Ottoman Turks rounded up and eventually killed an estimated 1.5 million Armenians. Many historians consider it the first genocide of the 20th century. Turkey opposes that definition, and many countries, including the U.S., haven't labeled the massacre as a genocide.
Turkey has refused to recognize the killings of 1.5 million Armenians beginning in 1915 as a genocide. United States presidents have also declined to do so, calling the deaths at the hands of the Ottoman Empire an atrocity, but not a genocide. Thousands of Armenians and their supporters gathered ...
The Armenians are a proud people. And they have good reason to be proud: Over the millenia, they survived a changing history while retaining their identity, and they were the first people who declared Christianity to be their state religion. All over the world, the Armenian diaspora supports its homeland ...

Trump issued a statement for Armenian Remembrance Day, which marks the anniversary of Meds Yeghern, when 1.5 million Armenians were deported, massacred or marched to their deaths by Ottoman forces. “As we honor the memory of those who suffered, we also reflect on our commitment to ensure ...
Dozens of opposition demonstrators briefly seized the headquarters of Armenia's public radio to protest the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat. Protesters led by opposition lawmaker Nikol Pashinian broke into the building Saturday and tried to get on the air but failed and retreated shortly ...
Robert Kaprelian of Chicago's Saint Gregory Armenian Church stated, “This is a momentous occasion for the Armenians of Chicago. Oscar is a very devoted and exemplary person to be the first Armenian Honorary Consul in Chicago and the Midwest. The event was well organized, the hall elegantly ...
Experts consider strengthening of ethnic separatism to be one of the main factors negatively affecting regional and international security. One of the best example of this in the post-Soviet space for almost three decades is the conflict over Karabakh. Initially, the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan was ...
GLENDALE—An exhibition titled “An Armenian Family Odyssey” will be on display at Brand Library & Art Center in Glendale from March 24 to April 27. The exhibition traces the lives of the Dildilian family through the last decades of the Ottoman Empire and the violent eradication of Armenians from their ...
Earlier on Friday Asbarez shared a video on its Facebook page from the Artsakh Ombudsman's Office (Human Rights Defender) in response to a video recently circulated on social media of Azerbaijani pre-school children voicing their hatred toward Armenians as part of Baku's state policy of armenophobia ...
PanARMENIAN.Net - 47% of Armenians do not want to move to another country for permanent residency, a survey carried out by the marketing consulting company IPM Research reveals. The study was conducted in Armenia, Georgia, Russia and Azerbaijan, with 1200 people from each country taking part ...
He went on to say: “It should be taken into account that the Armenians of Nagorno-Karabakh, like Armenians in other countries, are one of the national minorities living in Azerbaijan, and their territorial claims run contrary to international law. In this issue, Azerbaijan's position is that Azerbaijanis must return ...
Armenian public and lobby are well aware that the aggressive policy of the Armenian state has led to an economic collapse, isolation of the country, mass departure of citizens and horrific poverty in Armenia, Azerbaijani MP Elman Nasirov told Trend on March 12. He said that Armenians believed that ...
Police in Turkey have detained the seekers of “treasures” hidden by Armenians, in Kayseri town. Kayseri law enforcement received a report that some persons were secretly drilling in a place, and with the hope of finding treasures, according to Cumhuriyet newspaper of Turkey. The police officers who ...
With the participation of children, he shot several videos dedicated to the friendship between Azerbaijanis and Armenians, contact.az. "I, as a teacher, want the Armenian and Azerbaijani children live in the spirit of friendship and love," Azizov said. The videos were played by the roles of Azerbaijani and ...

It is no secret that the current Armenian government pursues the policy of nationalism and even Nazism, since the authorities literally glorify the fascist henchmen. The most popular of them in Armenia is Garegin Nzhdeh. During the World War 2, he was collaborating with the fascists and had a hand in the ...
Armenians and crowdfunding: the two words are unfortunately rarely used in the same context. For those who do not know, crowdfunding refers to the alternative financing of projects by a large number of people with small contributions. With the development of crowdfunding platforms, the process of ...
... greetings to the bishops, priests and people of Armenia. The intimate and warm tone of this important document shows a longstanding and friendly relationship,” writes Kevork Hintlian in his History of the Armenians in the Holy Land, which was printed by the Armenian Patriarchate in Jerusalem in 1989.
WATERTOWN, Mass.—Lebanese-Armenian Election Committee of the Eastern United States issued the following statement on March 7, calling on Lebanese-Armenians living in the U.S. to participate in the upcoming Lebanese parliamentary elections. ***. Lebanon's parliamentary elections will take place ...
Massis Post – The Ararat-Eskijian Museum (AEM), the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR), Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives, The Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute (AGMI) in Yerevan, Armenia, and the California State University Northridge Armenian Studies ...
Pharmacists across Armenia could be forgiven for breathing a sigh of relief on March 1, after days of long lines and last-minute buying before new rules that changed many common over-the-counter drugs to prescription-only took effect. Many Armenians, especially the elderly, had lined up for hours across ...
PanARMENIAN.Net - The Armenian Bar Association has announce that two of its stalwart members—Michael R. Amerian and Amy Ashvanian— have been appointed as judges to the California Superior Court in Los Angeles. Their appointments were announced on February 27, 2018, in a press release ...
After all, as Hitler was to ask in several newspaper interviews – and to his generals before he invaded Poland – who now remembers the Armenians? Ataturk had supposedly inherited an Armenian-free Turkey, just as Hitler intended to present his followers with a Jew-free Europe. The Armenian genocide ...
Relations between Turkey and Armenia have been strained for years over their differing accounts of the mass killings of Armenians. The World War I-era mass slaughter and deportation of up to 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks is considered by many historians and several nations as genocide.
The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) sent a letter to the US Senate, asking for $70 million worth financial support to Armenia and the occupational regime in Nagorno Karabakh in 2019, Armenian media reported on March 1. According to the letter, $6 million out of the total sum will be spent ...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — On Friday, May 11, Holy Trinity Armenian Church of Greater Boston will welcome Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, to Celebrate with Rev. Mampre A. Kouzouian the 60th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood. Under the auspices of Archbishop ...
The party leadership, executive committee, as well as those working for KGB and militia, were made up primarily of Armenians. Second secretaries in Baku and other districts were Armenians. The central committee also had some Armenians. I was staying near the Sabunchu railway station at the time.
Until 1915 about 2.5 million Armenians lived in the Ottoman Empire. More than a half died as a result of killings and deportation. Turkey denies the events were an act of genocide. The Turkish Foreign Ministry has already described the Dutch parliament's decision as having no legal power. Foreign Minister ...
The Dutch parliament has passed a motion recognising that the mass killing of Armenians by Ottoman Turks during World War One was a "genocide". Armenians say up to 1.5 million of their people died in the atrocities of 1915. Turkey says the toll was much lower and rejects the term "genocide". The move ...
His commitment to help the Armenians didn't stop there. Because he knew Armenia's survival after the Soviet Union break-up would depend on her population's knowledge of international business concepts, he sponsored hundreds of college age students from Armenia to come to Logan to attend USU to ...
Steve Dulgarian, 84, of Chelmsford, and carries with him the passed-down stories of his mother's and father's escape from the genocide. He still marches alongside the great-grandchildren of his countrymen. He estimates that there are about 3,000 Armenians living in the Merrimack Valley and as many as 1 ...
GLENDALE—More than 100 students and guests gathered at Glendale Community College on March 15 for an informative discussion regarding Javakhk – its complex history, current affairs, economy, and programs. Hosted by the Glendale Community College Armenian Student Association in partnership ...
The state has again blocked the long-delayed election of a new Armenian Apostolic Patriarch, arguing that such an election would be contrary to the community's traditions. Yet, freedom of religion or belief protects the right of religious communities to elect leaders in accordance with their traditions as they ...
WATERTOWN — Dr. Hayk Demoyan, a visiting Fulbright Scholar at Harvard University who is director of the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute, has completed a new volume titled the Armenian Legacy in America: A 400-Year Heritage. This 620-page work, dedicated to the 400th anniversary of the ...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Lawmakers in the Netherlands overwhelmingly voted Thursday to label as genocide the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks more than a century ago. Turkey condemned the move, which is likely to further ratchet up diplomatic tensions between the two countries.
On February 22, Azerbaijan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Prosecutor General's Office held a joint event marking the February 1988 pogroms in the city of Sumgayit, in which mobs rampaged for days, beating and killing Armenians. The violence came just days after Armenian representatives in the ...
Lawmakers in the lower house of the Dutch parliament overwhelmingly passed a resolution recognizing as "genocide" the 1915 massacre of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire, a move certain to heighten tensions with Turkey. "The motion is accepted," parliamentary speaker Khadija Arib said on February ...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Lawmakers in the lower house of the Dutch parliament overwhelmingly voted Thursday to label as genocide the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks more than a century ago. The move is likely to further ratchet up diplomatic tensions between the Netherlands and ...
According to a statement by the Russian foreign ministry, Russian and CIS citizens were killed in the latest clashes, in which “no Russian soldiers were involved.” Citing information from the Armenian embassy in Syria, Balayan said no Armenian citizen or national was among those killed. U.S. Defense ...
Friends and family are leaving Istanbul, trade has nearly ground to a halt, and his faith that he and his fellow Armenians have a future in Turkey has dwindled. “This time it is worse, because I have lost hope,” Taş says. “Now I fear for the country.” In the wake of the coup, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has ...
In recent years, scores of “hired pens” have written derogatory commentaries about Armenia and Armenian-Americans. Many of these anti-Armenians commentators are paid for by the governments of Azerbaijan or Turkey. It is sad that some countries resort to such cheap tricks to repair their damaged ...
His commitment to help the Armenians didn't stop there. Because he knew Armenia's survival after the Soviet Union break-up would depend on her population's knowledge of international business concepts, he sponsored hundreds of college age students from Armenia to come to Logan to attend USU to ...
Turks and Kurds have been seeking the support of Azeris and Armenians respectively in their attempts to gain international support for their causes in the conflict in the Syrian region of Afrin, Emil Sanamyan wrote for EurasiaNet. “Accounts associated with the Azerbaijani lobby in Turkey distributed photos, ...
According to 1news.az, President Ilham Aliyev stated this quite rightly, speaking at the VI congress of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) on Thursday, February 8. The Armenian side, either not understanding the essence, or remaining true to its long tradition, began to replicate it both in their own and ...
And more specifically, Armenians' appearances, since we seem so fixated on denying ourselves. Kim Kardashian West (Photo: Kim ... No doubt, we've all seen Armenians, especially those among us with darker toned skin, who decide to dye their hair blond(e). Often, the eyebrows are neglected, resulting ...
PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenia ranks 96th in a recent report assessing the prosperity of 149 countries throughout the world, well ahead of Azerbaijan and Russia in the 106th and 101st spots, respectively, but lagging behind Georgia (84th). The Legatum Institute has released its 11th annual global ...
BOCHUM-LINDEN, Germany — This year 2017 Germans celebrated the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. Dubbed as “Luther Year,” it hosted hundreds of commemorative events, lectures, special church services, festivities, concerts and exhibitions throughout the country.
The 'Maraga-150' monument, erected in 1978, shows the whole world that the Armenians are an alien nation in the territory of Azerbaijan-Nagorno-Karabakh, where they were resettled. President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev made the remark at a meeting with representatives of the Tartar community and ...


 

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