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Armenia School Foundation Marks 15 Years of Dedicated Work
GLENDALE—Armenia School Foundation (ASF) USA announced the completion of 33 new projects, making 2017 as one of the most successful years of operation since its founding in 2003. Through the dedication and hard work of its board members, ASF surpassed its mission of striving to provide comfortable and safe learning environment by providing new student and teacher classroom furniture to schools in remote villages in Armenia and Artsakh. Projects were made possible through various fundraisi...
2018-02-28 11:34:27
Erdogan, a Menace to the World, Should be Stopped Before it’s Too Late
BY HARUT SASSOUNIAN Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has become a major danger to his own nation as well as many others. His actions and statements in recent years should seriously worry his neighbors and the entire world. The last tyrant ignored by the international community was the genocidal butcher Adolf Hitler who unleashed World War II, invading scores of countries and killing millions of people. Regrettably, Western leaders have tried to appease Erdogan, thereby creating a monster...
2018-02-28 11:32:21
AYF Alumni Reunion to Feature Onnik Dinkjian & Legendary Lineup
MONTEBELLO— The much-anticipated Armenian Youth Federation Alumni Reunion, set for Saturday, March 10, will feature a legendary lineup of headlining entertainers for the evening: Onnik Dinkjian, John Berberian, Hachig Kazarian, Ara Dinkjian, and George Bilezekjian. The event will take place at Holy Cross Armenian Apostolic Cathedral’s Bagramian Hall. People have already purchased tickets from Northern California, Fresno, Oregon, Michigan, Boston, and more. The AYF Alumni Reunion Com...
2018-02-27 12:22:07
Hundreds Gather to Honor Legacy of George Mardikian with Gala
MONTEBELLO — Hundreds gathered at Holy Cross Armenian Apostolic Cathedral’s Bagramian Hall on Saturday, February 10, as the Armenian Displaced Persons (“DP”) Community reunited to honor the legacy of humanitarian, philanthropist, and visionary George Mardikian. “The evening was filled with laughter, tears, fond memories, and countless tributes to a great humanitarian who was so instrumental and generous in ensuring the safe arrival of our DPs to America,” sai...
2018-02-27 12:18:54
Master presents Armenian national costumes through dolls (PHOTOS)
For over 45 years, costume- and doll-maker Martuhi Sargsyan presents Armenian national costumes of different regions and times through doll-making. Sargsyan, who has been honored with the title of National Master, noted that when creating these costumes she studied the works of ethnographers and specialists. Also, the master depicts Armenian people’s occupations through these dolls. Sargsyan has created over 100 such dolls, and they have “occupied” all the possible places in...
2018-02-26 10:14:30
Turkish general: We must solve Kurdish issue
Turkish army general Ismail Hakki Pekin said it is necessary to solve the Kurdish issue. “We will have no chance to live peacefully on these lands until we solve the Kurdish issue,” general said on air of Turkish television. One of the Kurdish users of social networks left a comment reminding of “solution” to the Armenian issue. He stressed that in Turkey issues are solved by massacres
2018-02-24 13:58:53
Nikki Haley: US ramping up pressure on North Korean regime
U.S. permanent representative at UN, Ambassador Nikki Haley said Washington is ramping up the pressure on the North Korean regime. “The U.S. Mission to the UN submitted today a list of designation proposals to the UN Security Council’s 1718 North Korea Sanctions Committee aimed at shutting down North Korea’s illicit maritime smuggling activities to obtain oil and sell coal,” says the statement posted by permanent mission. On Friday Donald Trump announced the largest eve...
2018-02-24 13:57:35
Azerbaijan violates ceasefire 300 times past week
STEPANAKERT. – The Azerbaijani side breached the ceasefire along the Line of Contact between the Karabakh and Azerbaijani opposing forces around 300 times from February 18 to 24. During this time the Azerbaijani armed forces fired more than 3,000 shots toward the Karabakh military positions, and from shooting weapons of different calibers, the Artsakh Ministry of Defense said in a statement. The Azerbaijani side also used a 60mm mortar. The Defense Army vanguard units continued to have f...
2018-02-24 13:56:16
58-year-old man killed in Armenia car crash
YEREVAN. – A 58-year-old man was killed in a car accident in Lori region last night. Police said the VAZ 21099 vehicle went off the road and fell into a deep ravine. The body of 58-year-old Hrant Gevorgyan was found in the car, Shamshyan.com reported. According to experts, the man died several hours before the arrival of rescuers. It was also revealed that the number plate had been removed.
2018-02-24 13:54:53
Oil prices going down
Trading data show that the world oil prices are dropping, reported RT news agency of Russia. Accordingly, the April Futures’ Brent Crude Oil has reduced by 0.78 percent and reached $64.91 per barrel. And the April Futures’ Light Sweet Crude Oil (WTI) has gone down by 1.04 percent and totaled $61.04 per barrel.
2018-02-22 12:08:19
US embassy in Montenegro is attacked
A man threw an explosive device onto the grounds of the United States Embassy in Montenegro late Wednesday night, but succeeded only in killing himself, the US State Department said, according to The New York Times. Around midnight local time, witnesses saw the man, who was not identified, throw an object over the wall of the embassy property in Podgorica, the Montenegrin capital city, according to Steve Goldstein, the State Department’s under secretary for public diplomacy and public aff...
2018-02-22 12:06:52
Nalbandian on Karabakh conflict: Armenia, Minsk Group Co-Chairs have always stre...
Armenia and the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs have continuously stressed the necessity of respecting the commitments reached at the Vienna and St. Petersburg Summits. Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian on Wednesday stated the aforesaid in his address at the plenary meeting of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the European Parliament, in Brussels. “In 1999, the European Parliament adopted a resolution which stipulated that Nagorno-Karabakh declared its independence following simil...
2018-02-22 12:04:49
White House: It’s very clear that Russia meddled in US election
It’s very clear that Russia meddled in the election, spokesperson for White House Sarah Sanders said during the briefing on Tuesday. She said Donald Trump had never said that Russia didn’t meddle. “What he is saying is it didn’t have an impact, and it certainly wasn’t with help from the Trump campaign. It’s very clear that Russia meddled in the election. It’s also very clear that it didn’t have an impact on the election. And it’s also very...
2018-02-21 10:35:35
Newspaper: Duo of Armenian MPs known by their visit to Baku to leave for Berlin
YEREVAN. – After forming a new coalition government, Germany is trying to rapidly return its “diplomatic presence” in the Middle East and in our region with a serious focus on Armenia, Hraparak daily writes on Wednesday. Following the Munich summit, Germany is organizing “Armenia-EU Development Prospects” conference. The Armenian side will be presented at the conference in the following format: Armen Ashotyan from the Republican Party of Armenia and Mane Tandilyan ...
2018-02-21 10:34:27
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