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Foreign Affairs Committee Rep. Brad Sherman Calls for Continued U.S Funding for Demining Artsakh

WASHINGTON, D.C — On July 25th, senior Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Armenian Caucus Member Representative Brad Sherman (D-CA), urged support for U.S funding for demining efforts in Artsakh during the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, … Continue reading

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Sevan Nisanyan’s Twitter Account Cracked by Turkish Hackers

The Turkish group of hackers identified as “Ayyildiz Tim” has cracked the Twitter account of Turkish-Armenian intellectual, travel writer, entrepreneur, and researcher Sevan Nisanyan, Ermenihaber reports. The source informs that according to CNN Turk, the hackers also tweeted on behalf … Continue reading

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Armenia Joins Fresh NATO Military Exercise in Georgia

Some 2800 troops from Armenia, Britain, Germany, Turkey, Ukraine, Slovenia, Georgia, and the United States have begun a NATO major military exercise in Georgia. About 1600 U.S troops an 800 Georgia soldiers are taking part in the two-week exercise, dubbed … Continue reading

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Turkish Parliament Bans the Use of “Armenian Genocide” and “Kurdistan” in the Parliament

ISTANBUL — The Justice and Development Party (AKP) and its far-right allies in the Turkish Parliament agreed to pass a resolution submitted on Friday that would ban the word “Kurdistan” to be used by lawmakers in Parliament. According to the … Continue reading

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Freeway Directions Signs for Pasadena Armenia Genocide Memorial Approved by the California Legislature

SACRAMENTO, CA — Authored by Senator Anthony J. Portantino, SCR 25 seeks to install freeway signs at the Fair Oaks Avenue exit off Interstate 210 for the Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial. Passed by unanimous support of the State Assembly on … Continue reading

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Bako Sahakyan Re-elected President of Artsakh (NKR)

Bako Sahakyan was re-elected the president of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) for a third term on Wednesday, July 18, 2017. The National Assembly at an extraordinary session on Wednesday approved Sahakyan’s candidacy with 28 votes in favor, four against and no abstentions. … Continue reading

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Armenia’s and Azerbaijan’s FMs to Meet in September in New York

BRUSSELS — Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan, Edward Nalbandian and Elmar Mammadyarov met on July 11 to discuss the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict peace process. An agreement was reached to convene the next meeting between the Ministers in September in New … Continue reading

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Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Dave Trott’s Amendment on Gun Sales to Turkey Adopted

WASHINGTON. D.C — As part of H.R 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, Armenian Caucus Co-Chair Representative Dave Trott’s (R-MI) amendment of a proposed gun sale to Turkey was adopted as part of the overall bill, … Continue reading

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UN: Return to Negotiations’ Table is the Only Way to Resolve the Karabakh Conflict

The United Nations is concerned over the recent escalation of tensions in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone, Stephane Dujarric, a spokesman for UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, told a briefing in New York. “As the UN Secretary General underlined on June … Continue reading

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Turkish Lawmakers Could Face Punishment Over Armenian Genocide Remarks

ANKARA — Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), a far right political party that adheres to Turkish ultranationalism, have drafter new Rules of Procedure for the country’s Parliament. The 18 point document, in part … Continue reading

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