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ANKARA, Turkey (A.W.)—On July 21, the Turkish Parliament's constitutional committee passed a bill that criminalized mentioning the Armenian Genocide in... [Read More]
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The Armenia Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency Fund (R2E2) is moving ahead with plans to begin construction on a 55 MW utility-scale photovoltaic solar... [Read More]
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STEPANAKERT, Artsakh (A.W.)— On July 20, representatives of the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) Western United States' "With Our Soldiers" program met with the... [Read More]
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Anyone's guess! With Greater Boston's win in 2016, we have now had four different Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) Olympic champions over the past four years... [Read More]
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Berlin Overhauls Turkey Policy BERLIN, Germany (A.W.)—German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel blasted Turkey's ongoing crackdown on those in opposition to... [Read More]
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Special for the Armenian Weekly The colloquial language of my hometown, Gyumri, is a concoction of the dialects brought from historic Erzurum and Kars,... [Read More]
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BAKU, Azerbaijan (A.W.)— On July 20, an Azerbaijani court sentenced Russian-Israeli blogger Alexander Lapshin, who was arrested last December, to three years in... [Read More]
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WASHINGTON—Senior members of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) and Ted Poe (R-Tex.), Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission Co... [Read More]
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WATERTOWN, Mass. (A.W.)— In a recent interview with Armenian Weekly correspondent Gulisor Akkum, Sevan Nişanyan, who escaped prison and fled Turkey on July 14,... [Read More]
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Despite a tight military alliance dating back to the Cold War, Turkey and the U.S. have been at odds for years over the U.S. partnership... [Read More]
Tags: Syria - Cold War - Kurds
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STEPANAKERT, Artskah (A.W.)—Artsakh President Bako Sahakyan was reelected on July 17, at a special session of the country's National Assembly (Parliament). [Read More]
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STEPANAKERT, Artsakh (A.W.)— On July 19, in accordance with the arrangement reached with the authorities of the Republic of Artsakh, an Organization for... [Read More]
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YEREVAN (A.W.)—A joint session of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Bureau and the party's Supreme Council of Armenia was held on July 17, during... [Read More]
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YEREVAN (A.W.)—Armenian serviceman Robert N. Gasparyan (b. 1969), who was wounded at the Artsakh-Azerbaijan Line of Contact (LoC) on July 7 by Azerbaijani fire,... [Read More]
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Armenia's TUMO Team Takes Bronze Medal Special for the Armenian Weekly "We are few, but they call us Armenians." These words by Paruyr Sevak rang... [Read More]
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In April, the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) Armenian Virtual College (AVC) launched its Armenian language e-Hangouts as a way for e-learners to... [Read More]
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YEREVAN— On July 18, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) said that it will hold discussions with Armenian President Serge Sarkisian soon on who will be... [Read More]
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OSCE to Conduct Monitoring of Line of Contact Tomorrow STEPANAKERT, Artsakh—Artsakh's Minister of Foreign Affairs received the Personal Representative of the... [Read More]
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Special for the Armenian Weekly The Museum Resource Center in Washington D.C. hosted a reception on June 15 in honor of my father, Bedros Sevadjian,... [Read More]
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Amnesty Secretary General: 'Today We Have Learned That Standing up for Human Rights has Become a Crime in Turkey' ISTANBUL, Turkey—An Istanbul court ordered... [Read More]
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