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November 2014

January 22, 2015

EU Commits 25 Million Euros to Agriculture Development in Armenia (ASBAREZ)

EU Commits 25 Million Euros to Agriculture Development in Armenia (ASBAREZ)ASBAREZ - YEREVAN—On Jan. 23, the European Union Delegation to Armenia and the Austrian Development Agency will jointly hold a ceremony to launch the European Neighborhood Program for Rural Development Armenia (ENPARD Armenia). This program will be implemented over the… » more »
January 22, 2015

Cross Stolen from Armenian Church in Baghdad Recovered in Texas (ASBAREZ)

Cross Stolen from Armenian Church in Baghdad Recovered in Texas (ASBAREZ)ASBAREZ - AUSTIN, Texas (IraqiNews.com)—After being stolen from a church in Baghdad, an Armenian cross has been found and recovered in Austin, Texas, according to a report by Time Warner news channel. The cross had made its way from the Armenian… » more »
January 22, 2015

UCLA Student Govt. Passes Resolution Calling for Divestment from Turkey (Asbarez)

UCLA Student Govt. Passes Resolution Calling for Divestment from Turkey (Asbarez)ASBAREZ - WESTWOOD—University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) student body government on Tuesday night unanimously voted to divest $72.6 million dollars worth of University of California bonds and investments in the Republic of Turkey for their crimes in and the continued… » more »
January 20, 2015

6-Month-Old Seryozha Avetisyan Dies (ASBAREZ)

6-Month-Old Seryozha Avetisyan Dies (ASBAREZ)ASBAREZ - GYUMRI, Armenia (Combined Sources)–The lone survivor from a family who was brutally murdered by a Russian soldier who deserted his post and went on a killing spree has died, according to Armenia’s health ministry. Six-month-old Seryozha Avetisyan, who… » more »
January 14, 2015

Anti-Armenian Talat Paşa Committee barred from entering Athens

Anti-Armenian Talat Paşa Committee barred from entering AthensThe Talat Paşa Committee, a Turkish nationalist organization aiming to counter recognition of the the Armenian Genocide, has been refused entry to Athens, where it had gone to issue a statement in protest at a recently approved Greek bill.The members of the… » more »
January 14, 2015

The Fake Armenian on the Rose Parade float

The Fake Armenian on the Rose Parade float  “What kind of Armenian are you?” He may as well have said it in ancient Latin. I didn’t understand the question. “What kind of Armenian are you?” he repeated. How was I supposed to answer? A nice one? A… » more »
January 14, 2015

Gyumri Murder Suspect Apprehended at Armenia-Turkey Border

Gyumri Murder Suspect Apprehended at Armenia-Turkey BorderValery Permyakov, the Russian soldier accused of murdering six members of the Avetisyan family in the country’s second largest city Gyumri, has been apprehended trying to cross the Armenia-Turkey border near the village of Bayandur. The Prosecutor General of the… » more »
January 14, 2015

12,000 Turks joined extremist, terrorist groups in Syria, think tank says

12,000 Turks joined extremist, terrorist groups in Syria, think tank saysPress TV - A Turkish think tank has said that 12,000 Turks have joined extremist and terrorist groups such as ISIL and the al-Nusra Front in Syria. Ismail Hakki Pekin, a veteran serviceman and a researcher with the Ankara-based 21st… » more »
December 23, 2014

Amal Clooney to Represent Armenia in European Court

Amal Clooney to Represent Armenia in European CourtBY HARUT SASSOUNIAN Here is a surprising news item being disclosed for the first time in this column—Amal Ramzi Alamuddin, wife of prominent actor and human rights activist George Clooney, will be one of the attorneys representing Armenia next month… » more »
December 23, 2014

Der Ghougassian Discusses Bolivia’s Recognition of the Armenian Genocide

Der Ghougassian Discusses Bolivia’s Recognition of the Armenian GenocideBy Rupen Janbazian On December 9, 2014 | Special for the Armenian Weekly On Nov. 26, the two Houses of the Bolivian Parliament (the Plurinational Legislative Assembly of Bolivia) unanimously approved measures recognizing the Armenian Genocide. The resolutions express solidarity… » more »