Monthly Archives: August 2012

Minister Yuli-Yoel Edelstein Says Armenian Genocide Recognition is Growing in Israel

YEREVAN – On August 24, 2012, the government of Armenia and Israel signed a new document for 2012-2014 on cooperation in the filed of education, science, culture, sports and youth affairs. The document was signed for Government of the Republic … Continue reading

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Turkish Vice Consul, Arif Celik, Tries to Stop Plans of Pasadena’s Armenian Genocide Monument

PASADENA – An official from the Turkish Consulate in Los Angeles met with an official in an effort to stop plans by an Armenian coalition group to erect an Armenian Genocide Monument in Pasadena. The Pasadena Armenian Genocide Memorial Committee … Continue reading

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Armenian Church in Turkey’s Kars Turns into a Mosque

Turkish website reports that an Armenian church in the vicinities of the castle of Kars (Turkey) has turned into a mosque, opening its doors only at the hours of the Namaz. The situation reportedly irritates tourists who come to … Continue reading

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Brazil Donates $100,000 to UNICEF for Armenian Children

YEREVAN – The Brazilian embassy to Armenia reports that in an effort to help the Armenian Government to improve the situation of Armenian children all over the country, the Brazilian Government decided to make a donation in the amount of … Continue reading

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Armenians in Syria Need Everyone’s Help

The Syrian political upheaval and unrest, the killings, kidnappings, plundering, have been going on for over a year, and it seems that there is no immediate abating or an end to the situation. International observers, statesmen and experts (sometimes starting … Continue reading

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Ara Abrahamian Makes Substantial Donation to the Crescenta Valley Armenian Church

LA CRESCENTA – The Western Diocese of the Armenian Church opened another exciting chapter on Saturday, August 11, 2012, with the blessing and dedication of the Armenian Apostolic Church of Crescenta Valley. For months, the faithful of the towns of … Continue reading

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Rafi Manoukian Joins Ameria Group’s Glendale Office

LOS ANGELES – Glendale City Councilmember and local Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Rafi Manoukian, joins the Glendale office of Armenia’s premier advisory & financial service provider, Ameria Group, as its Chief Operating Officer, in order to better serve the Armenian-American … Continue reading

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Armenian Assembly’s Deukmejian Award and Humanitarian Award to be Presented, Sept.22

WASHINGTON, D.C — The Armenian Assembly of American (AAA) will hold its 40th Anniversary Gala on September 22, 2012m in downtown Los Angeles, announced the Assembly’s Washington and California offices. The gala is being held in Los Angeles in tribute … Continue reading

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Turkey Gives Church in Ruined Condition to Armenian Foundation

ISTANBUL – Saint Kevork Church in Kzltepe in Mardin province of Turkey has been given to Armenian Catholic foundation in Mardini, after reaching the threshold of collapse. The ministry of agriculture of Turkey has built betony columns and stairs in … Continue reading

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Church in Malatya to be Renovated

Turkey’s Malatya Governor Ulvi Saran announced four historical monuments are scheduled to be renovated aimed at turning Malatya attractive for tourists, Armenian Tashoron church inclusive. Tashoron Church is set to be repaired the first, Chamurlu village Shapel Monastery, Arabkir district … Continue reading

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