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YEREVAN—Hundreds of thousands of people crowded Yereven's Republic Square and the adjacent streets on Friday to hear Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's assessment of his government's... [Read More]
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Last week, I visited Armenia for the first time as an adult, to attend my nephew's baptism. I decided to take the opportunity to write... [Read More]
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Kamo is one of eight founding members, all disabled, of Equal Rights, Equal Opportunities, an NGO based in Vanadzor. He walks with difficulty, using a... [Read More]
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Upon gaining independence from Britain in 1978, the tiny, Polynesian island-country of Tuvalu, with a population slightly higher than that of the Vatican, found itself... [Read More]
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By Michael Shamlian If you haven't been to Philly since the last AYF Olympics held here in 2010, you have missed a revolution. The city... [Read More]
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  I have just authorized a doubling of Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum with respect to Turkey as their currency, the Turkish Lira, slides rapidly... [Read More]
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Armenia, certainly, has friendly relations with the U.S. There are no disputes between them. However, unlike their neighbors Georgia and Azerbaijan, Armenia doesn't enjoy high-level... [Read More]
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YEREVAN—Armenia's Criminal Court of Appeals on Monday ruled former president Robert Kocharian's pre-trial custody as unconstitutional and immediately released him overturning a lower court decision,... [Read More]
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ARAJAMUGH, Artsakh—On Saturday July 14, the residents of Arajamugh, a village by the southeast border of Artsakh, gathered to celebrate the opening of the newly... [Read More]
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Over the weekend of July 28th and 29th, the annual Lowell Folk Festival celebrated its 32nd anniversary. More than 200,000 people travel to Lowell yearly to... [Read More]
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This article is part of a continuing series documenting the available records for research into one's Armenian family roots. Part I in the series supplied... [Read More]
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WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—The Gay and Lesbian Armenian Society (GALAS) has issued a statement calling on government officials in Armenia to condemn the recent violence against... [Read More]
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NEW YORK—Community leaders and grassroots advocates from throughout the Eastern U.S. will gather to mark a year of progress and share plans for future successes... [Read More]
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It can be viewed as a miracle that Armenians continue to exist as a people today. No doubt many-an-editorial for the Armenian Weekly has begun... [Read More]
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Anna Hakobyan, the wife of Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, announced at a press conference on August 7 that her My Step Foundation has been... [Read More]
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YEREVAN—On July 29, the 100th anniversary celebrations of the Homenetmen (HMEM) and the 11th pan-Homenetmen Jamboree were concluded with a 'Victory Dinner Dance' in Yerevan.... [Read More]
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BIRMINGHAM, Mich.—Preliminary results indicate Mari Manoogian has won the Democratic primary for the Michigan State House of Representatives' 40th District. Manoogian defeated Nicole Bedi with... [Read More]
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By U. Haigan Tcholakian and U. Taline Bedirian Detroit. Granite City. Racine. Chicago. These four chapters comprise the Mid-West Region of the Armenian Youth Federation,... [Read More]
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Stand outside of any supermarket in Yerevan for an afternoon and Armenia's plastic problem comes into focus. In a larger, wealthier nation, it's easy to... [Read More]
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A Poem of Julfa Cemetary Who knows this place ancient Armenian land? Jasmine uplifting fragrance, Shushan yellow lily flowers whirling through Julfa Cemetery 10,000 Khachkars... [Read More]
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