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During his New Year's address, Armenia's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan promised to carry out an economic revolution in 2019. The purpose of this article is... [Read More]
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In this week's issue, at a reader's request, we published the English translation of a recent opinion piece, authored by former advisor to Armenia's Prime... [Read More]
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Trauma and Resilience: Armenians in Turkey  By Raffi Bedrosyan Published by Gomidas Institute, London, England, 2019 Available on Amazon.com, by emailing books@gomidas.org or directly from... [Read More]
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Louise Manoogian Simone passed away at the age of 85 on February 18, announced the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU). Louise will be remembered for... [Read More]
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In the East, a native people are feeling the wrath of an aggressively authoritarian State. Their language, culture and religion are at odds with the... [Read More]
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Today's youth are distracted, and that is a fact that I cannot argue. I see it in my high and low-achieving students, and as an... [Read More]
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YEREVAN—Armenia's Minister of Defense (MOD) Davit Tonoyan has confirmed the Armenian Armed Forces' intentions of adopting Russian-built SU-30SM multirole fighters. During a press briefing on... [Read More]
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The History of the Armenian Speaking People (2018) By Michael Boyajian Published by Jera Studios Publishing pp.653 Available on Amazon The History of the Armenian... [Read More]
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A gay man was assaulted and beaten last week while walking down the street at night in Yerevan. The man, 23-year-old Yerevan resident Vrezh "Max"... [Read More]
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The US government recently created a new and unnecessary controversy, this time with the Republic of Armenia. It all started when the Armenian government decided... [Read More]
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GLENDALE, Calif.—On January 18, 2019, Sona Armenian became the oldest woman to summit Mount Aconcagua at 70 years and a few weeks of age. Aconcagua,... [Read More]
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Nevarte Hamparian was born in New York City on August 1, 1926. She was the daughter of Nazar Der Manuelian of Palou and Zarouhi Avakian... [Read More]
PROVIDENCE, R.I.—The Armenian Students Association (ASA) has announced its 8th annual poetry competition, in memory of Arthur Halvajian, a trustee who led its Board in... [Read More]
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has received a congratulatory message from US President Donald Trump on Armenia's Independence Day. A translation of the message is below.... [Read More]
WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian Weekly is pleased to announce the newest addition to its staff. Leeza Arakelian is a seasoned journalist, who has written and produced... [Read More]
William "Bill" Terian has been an artist for most of his life. He has served as an illustrator for local newspapers and even the IRS.... [Read More]
WATERTOWN, Mass.—In its latest issue, the Armenian Review has published a thematic volume on the topic of "Queering Armenian Studies." Edited by Tamar Shirinian and... [Read More]
Though I am raising my children in the motherland, there is clearly a lot about me that is American. I was born in Washington, D.C.... [Read More]
Azniv Korkejian's stage name, Bedouine, is an allusion to her itinerant lifestyle. Born in Syria, she spent most of the first decade of her life... [Read More]
On my very first day of classes at Boston University, my economics professor was quick to point out that "there is not enough time to... [Read More]
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