Monthly Archives: April 2017

Erdogan Commemorates Victims of 1915 Armenian Killings

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a message to a religious ceremony held in the Armenian Patriarchate of Istanbul on April 24 to commemorate the victims of the 1915 killings of Armenians under Ottoman rule, addressing Patriarch Aram Atesyan, general vicar … Continue reading

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President Donald Trump also Does Not Use the Word Armenian Genocide

Statement by President Donald J. Trump on Armenian Remembrance Day 2017 Today, we remember and honor the memory of those who suffered during the Meds Yeghern, one of the worst mass atrocities of the 20th century. Beginning in 1915, one … Continue reading

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Armenian Assembly Reacts to President Trump’s Statement

The FBI and Congressional Intelligence Agency Should Investigate Turkish Influence on US Policy WASHINGTON, D.C –On April 24, 2017, as the Armenian Genocide is commemorated around the world, the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) stands in solidarity with Armenians and … Continue reading

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California Legislature Commemorates the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide

Armenian Caucus Honors Salpi H. Ghazarian and Salpy Kerkonian; Announces 3rd Annual Scholarship Winners SACRAMENTO, CA — Monday April 17, members of the California Legislature commemorated the 102nd Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, even as the United States of America … Continue reading

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Will Trump Recognize the Armenian Genocide?

The 102nd anniversary of the Armenian Genocide this week and almost the entire Armenian world is in an emotional situation. That’s because almost every Armenian has lost a family member or a relative during the heinous Armenian Genocide perpetrated by … Continue reading

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ASHA Grants AUA $999,000 to Build Student Residence Facility

YEREVAN — On March 20, the American University of Armenia (AUA) received a grant of $999,000 from the American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (ASHA) program of the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) to construct, furnish, and equip a student … Continue reading

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ANI Opens Armenian Genocide Museum in Washington, D.C with Over 5,000 Publications

WASHINGTON, DC — On April 5th, the Armenian National Institute (ANI) hosted the opening of its Armenian Genocide Library in Washington D.C, giving researchers access to over 5,000 publications on the Armenian Genocide and modern Armenian history. Dr. Hayk Demoyan, … Continue reading

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Margaret and Kourken Assadourian Bequeath $1.3 Million to Hamazkayin’s Beirut Jemaran

The late Kourken and his sister Margaret Assadourian have bequeathed close to $1.3 million to Hamazkayin’s school Melanton and Haig Aslanian Jemaran in Beirut, Lebanon. Margaret Assadourian was born in Istanbul in 1923, and her brother Kourken in Istanbul in … Continue reading

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Armenians Are Involved in the City of Glendale and They Are in the Leadership

The City of Glendale California had Municipal elections on April 4, 2017. After heated discussions about the candidates, rightly or wrongly, the elections ended without any major misunderstanding between the candidates. Naturally, everyone has ideas about themselves and about the … Continue reading

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EU Expects ‘Deep Reforms’ in Armenia

YEREVAN — The European Union stands ready to help Armenia’s government implement significant reforms following this month’s parliamentary elections, a senior EU diplomat said, according to Radio Free Europe. Piotr Switalkski, the head of the EU Delegation in Yerevan, declined … Continue reading

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