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8 Educators to be Honored with Armenian Genocide Education Award
LOS ANGELES — The Armenian National Committee-Western Region Education Committee announced that it will be recognizing eight educators, from various California public school districts, and presenting them with the Armenian Genocide Education Award. These extraordinary educators will be recognized on February 24, 2017, 11am at the Second ANCA-WR Armenian Genocide Education Luncheon, being held at De Luxe Banquet Hall in Burbank, CA. “On behalf of the ANCA-WR Education Committee I th...
2018-02-14 13:15:54
Bulgaria president arrives in Armenia
YEREVAN. – The airplane of the Bulgarian president Rumen Radev has landed in Yerevan. The President was welcomed by Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian. Rumen Radev arriived in Armenia on a state visit at the invitation of Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan. Within the framework of his visit, the President of the Republic of Bulgaria is due to meet with the leadership of the Republic of Armenia - the President, the Speaker of the National Assembly and the Prime Minister. President...
2018-02-12 11:03:10
Russia emergency ministry: Passenger plane crash site search and rescue over
A representative of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations has informed that the search and rescue operations at the passenger plane crash site near Moscow have ended, reported RIA Novosti news agency of Russia. In the representative’s words, however, investigators continue to work at the scene. In addition, Alexander Bastrykin, Director of the Russian Investigative Committee, has informed that a complete investigation at the crash site will take several days. A Saratov Airlines A...
2018-02-12 11:02:24
US ready to negotiate with North Korea
US Vice President Mike Pence has stated that even though Washington will continue to pressure North Korea, it is ready to negotiate with Pyongyang, reported RIA Novosti news agency of Russia. “So the maximum pressure campaign is going to continue and intensify,” Pence told The Washington Post. “But if you [North Korea] want to talk, we’ll talk.” The US vice president was asked what exact steps Pyongyang would have to take to get real sanctions relief. “I don...
2018-02-12 11:01:41
OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs urge sides to reduce tensions
The Co-Chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group issued a statement following their meetings in Baku and Yerevan. Igor Popov, Stephane Visconti and Andrew Schofer together with the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk, met with President Ilham Aliyev in Baku on 7 February and President Serzh Sargsyan in Yerevan on 9 February. In both capitals, they also held consultations with the respective Foreign Ministers. The Co-Chairs also travelled to Nagorno-Karabakh on 9-11 ...
2018-02-12 11:00:50
Team Armenia Marches in PyeongChang Olympics
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea—Team Armenia took part in the opening ceremonies of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, which kicked off in the mountainous city in South Korea on Friday. The nations represented at the Olympics marched in the Korea alphabetical order, placing Armenia in the 42nd spot. Skier Mikayel Mikayelyan carried the Armenian flag ushering in team Armenia to the stadium. Gagik Bolshikyan, the head of Armenia’s delegation to the Pyeongchang 2018, skiers Katya Galstyan and A...
2018-02-10 14:52:59
Greek and Armenian Americans Press U.S. Senators to Block F-35 Sale to Turkey
Joint Campaign Warns against Dangers of Arming Anti-American Erdogan Regime WASHINGTON–The Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC) and the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) have launched a national advocacy campaign encouraging U.S. Senators to block a planned sale of U.S. F-35 stealth fighters to Turkey’s increasingly erratic and anti-American Erdogan regime. This joint Hellenic-Armenian American initiative – the most recent in a series of ANCA-HALC advocacy ...
2018-02-10 14:52:15
‘We Are Gyumri’ Campaign Raises Over $50,000 for Scholarship Fund and Vital Prog...
GLENDALE—The Armenian Cultural Foundation’s “We Are Gyumri” Campaign hosted a wine tasting event on February 1 at Phoenicia Restaurant to provide updates to the community about the work of the campaign. More than 130 supporters were in attendance. The event, combined with donations in memory of longtime volunteer and benefactor Mina Shirvanian, raised more than $50,000 for the campaign’s scholarship fund and future projects. The scholarship, which provides financia...
2018-02-10 14:51:43
Presidential Candidate Sarkissian Meets with Artsakh President
STEPANAKERT—Armenia’s presidential candidate from the Republican Party of Armenia Dr. Armen Sarkissian on Friday met with Artsakh President Bako Sahakian. The two had a one-on-one meeting and were late joined by Primate of the Artsakh Diocese Archbishop Pargev Martirossyan, National Assembly chairman Ashot Ghoulyan, state minister Arayik Haroutyunyan and other officials participated in the meeting. A broad range of issues related to state-building, cooperation between the two Armen...
2018-02-10 14:51:10
Corruption: A Handy-Dandy How-To
BY GAREN YEGPARIAN Since corruption seems to be all the rage and totally accepted in our homeland, and since many in the west are unaccustomed to the sky-high levels and endless diversity in which this practice manifests itself, I thought I’d do some research and present my findings to Diasporan readers so no Armenian is left out. Some contend that we are witnessing the beginnings of a decline in the level of corruption. Of course this makes it all the more pressing and timely to learn t...
2018-02-10 14:50:38
Portantino to Host ‘Status of Women in Armenia’
GLENDALE—Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D— La Cañada Flintridge) will host an update on the “Status of Women in Armenia” on Sunday, February 11. The event will be held at the Brand Library in Glendale from 2 to 4 p.m.. The speakers will be Maro Matosian and Lola Abrahamian. Matosian is the executive director of the Women’s Support Center in Yerevan and Abrahamian is a retired Lieutenant with the Glendale Police Department. The event is supported by the Armen...
2018-02-10 14:49:59
FIFA World Cup Trophy is Presented to President in Yerevan
YEREVAN—Soccer fans in Armenia had the unique opportunity to see and welcome the touring FIFA World Cup Trophy, which arrived in Armenia on Tuesday as part of its world tour. FIFA has been organizing the international tour of the World Cup Trophy with its corporate partner, Coca Cola, every four years since 2006. Armenia is among the 50 countries that the trophy will tour in, among them 23 countries that have not seen if before. Since only World Cup winners and heads of states have the r...
2018-02-09 14:27:58
Pilavjian Preschool Faculty Participates in Early Childhood STEM Conference
NORTH HILLS, Calif.—The faculty and staff of the Holy Martyrs ARS Ashkhen Pilavjian Preschool participated in a two-day Early Childhood STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) conference at the Anaheim Convention Center on February 2 and 3. The theme of this year’s conference was “Imagine, Question, Innovate.” The training consisted of touring four museums: the Children’s Museum at La Habra, Pretend City Children’s Museum, Discovery Cube Orange County, ...
2018-02-09 14:27:08
Nalbandian, Minsk Group Co-Chairs Discuss Karabakh Progress
YEREVAN—The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group on Thursday met with Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian and updated him on their talks in Baku a day earlier and discussed next steps in the ongoing peace talks for the resolution of the Karabakh conflict. On the same day, Azerbaijani forces violated the ceasefire agreement, as a result of which 20-year-old Haik Kalantaryan was killed on the border of Artsakh and Azerbaijan. The Co-Chairs Igor Popov of Russia, Stephane Viscont...
2018-02-09 14:26:30
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