Monthly Archives: July 2012

AGBU 2012 World Games: Under the Grand Patronage of the Turpanjian Family

PASADENA – Over five hundred young athletes from around the world are heading to Los Angeles this week as the countdown draw near for the AGBU Wolrd games. Set to begin Sunday, July 29, 2012, the event promises excitement and … Continue reading

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SDHP 125h Anniversary to be Marked by Academic Conference at Woodbury University, October 27

BURBANK — to mark the 125th anniversary of the Social Democratic Hunchakian Party (SDHP), a conference featuring several world renowned scholars will take place on Oct. 27 at Woodbury University in Burbank, CA. The event is co-sponsored by the Richard … Continue reading

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Bako Sahakyan Re-Elected NKR President for a Second Term

By Naira Hayrumyan STEPANAKERT– Incumbent President Bako Sahakyan has retained his post winning last Thursday’s election in Nagorno-Karabakh by taking 47,085 votes — 66.7%. Runners up, General Vitali Balasanyan got 32.5 percent of votes (22,966), Arkadi Sohomyan received 0.8 percent, … Continue reading

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Congressman Pallone and Royce Congratulate Nagorno-Karabakh on its Democratic Presidential Elections

WASHINGTON, D.C — Congressman Frank Pallone Jr. (NJ-06) and Congressman Ed Royce (CA-40) congratulated the people of Nagorno-Karabakh on the peaceful exercise of democracy through the regular presidential elections which occurred on July 19, 2012. The elections represented another step … Continue reading

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MP James Karygiannis Considered Persona Non Gratta by the Azeris

OTTAWA — The Canadian Liberal MP has frustrated the Azerbaijani Ambassador by visiting Nagorno-Karabakh Republic to observe presidential elections,which the Azerbaijani government does not recognize, The Globe and Mail reports. Azerbaijani Ambassador to Canada Farid Shafiyev said James Karygiannis had … Continue reading

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Government Discusses Syrian Armenain Influx

Demonstration in Yerevan in support of Syrian Armenians taking refuge in Armenia By Naira Bulghadarian Armenia’s government discussed a growing influx of ethnic Armenians from Syrian last Thursday as dozens of people protested in Yerevan against what they regard as … Continue reading

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Colorado Armenians Work to Encourage Genocide Recognition

DENVER — Armenian activists in the state of Colorado continue security pledges from congressional candidates that once elected they would support recognition of the Armenian Genocide. The Rocky Mountain Hye Advocates (RMHA) reported on July 16 that Congressional District 3 … Continue reading

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Lamberto Zannier Hopes Electoral Process will be Reformed Before Next Elections

YEREVAN — The last estimations of OSCE / ODIHR on parliamentary elections of Armenia were obviously positive and we hope that electoral process will be reformed before the coming Presidential elections, Armenpress reports that such declaration made OSCE Secretary General … Continue reading

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Vartan Oskanian Sues Security Service Over Criminal Case

By Irina Hovhannisyan Former Foreign Minister Vartan Oskanian and the Civilitas Foundation founded by him have asked a court in Yerevan to halt controversial criminal proceedings launched against them by the Armenian authorities, their lawyers said on Thursday. The insisted … Continue reading

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Author Elif Shafak Prized for Book on Armenian Genocide

Many Turkish authors have been writing about the Armenian Genocide and related events. Turkish female author Elif Shafak is one of them who was awarded with “Knight of Art and Literature” medal for her service in the field of the … Continue reading

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