Monthly Archives: May 2014

$405,000 Donated to USC for Armenian Genocide Digitizaton Program

LOS ANGELES — During the “Appreciation Evening” Banquet on April 10, a $405,000 check was handed to Shoah Foundation at USC to complete the Armenian Genocide Digitization program. The dramatic zenith of the Banquet came when a $405,000 check was … Continue reading

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Armenian Genocide Museum Acquired Unique Collection

YEREVAN — The Armenian Genocide Museum Institute has acquired a unique and rich collection of photos related to the Armenian Genocide and its aftermath. Highlighting the importance of memory preservation and transmission to future generations, the heirs of Khanikyan family … Continue reading

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Armenian Genocide Museum in Yerevan Among the Top Nine

Forbes Russia has published nine important memorial museums worth visiting, and among them is the Armenian Genocide Museum in Yerevan. Forbes reminds that the Armenian Genocide Museum-Institute was opened in 1995, on the 80th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Built … Continue reading

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Rep. Schiff Presses Erdogan, Gul and Officials on the Armenian Genocide at Ankara Meeting

WASHINGTON, D.C — As part of a Congressional Delegation to the Middle Wast and Asia focused on terrorism, homeland security and the war in Syria, Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) had separate meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President … Continue reading

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Paul Halajian Designed Armenian Martyrs Monument in Fresno

Fresno’s Armenian community has come together to form the Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee, an umbrella association established to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide throughout this year and 2015. Working under the theme “Commemoration, Education, Inspiration,” the committee … Continue reading

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Armenian President’s Condolences to Turkey over Deadly Mine Blast

President Serzh Sargsyan sent a telegram of condolences to the President of the Republic of Turkey Abdullah Gul concerning the accident in Turkey’s Manisa province which took the lives of more than 300 Turkish citizens. The President of Armenia extended … Continue reading

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California Assembly Votes 70-1 to Recognize Karabakh’s Independence

In another foray into international politics, the California Assembly passed a resolution calling for the independence of an Armenian-dominated enclave in Azerbaijan. Calling the Azerbaijani borders that encompass the despite Nagorno-Karabakh region an example of country “improperly draw by Stalin”, … Continue reading

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Glendale Demographics: White Workers Drop, Armenians Increase at City Hall

Armenians Make One-third of Glendale’s Population By Brittany Levine In looking at racial and ethnic groups tracked by the city, the number of white workers at city Hall has seen the most drastic change over the past decade, making up … Continue reading

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Vatican Meeting of the Catholicos of All Armenians and Pope Francis

On May 7th, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, left for the Vatican on fraternal visit. On May 8th, in the Apostolic Palace, His Holiness met Pope Francis, Bishop of Rome and Leader of the … Continue reading

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President Serzh Sarkisian Urges Turkey to Recognize the Armenian Genocide

President Serzh Sarksian urged Turkey to recognize the 1915 Armenian massacres in the Ottoman Empire as genocide and unconditionally implement 2009 agreements to normalize its relations with Armenia. “Today, we stand on the threshold of the 100th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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