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System of a Down Announce ‘Wake Up the Souls’ 2015 Tour

System of a Down are hitting the road once again! After a break from touring which has lasted well over a year, System of a Down are revving up once again for a tour to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. April 24, 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, which … Continue reading

BRIEF RUG DISPLAY IN WASHINGTON IS VICTORY FOR ARMENIANS

WASHINGTON — To Armenian-Americans, the display Tuesday of a hand-woven rug at the White House Visitor’s Center represented a hard-fought victory in their push for official recognition of the killings of their ancestors experienced nearly a century ago. “It’s a silent, beautiful rebuttal to those who deny the murder of a million-and-a-half people,” said Rep. … Continue reading

Azerbaijan downs helicopter in Nagorno-Karabakh

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — The armed forces of Azerbaijan shot down and destroyed an Armenian military helicopter in the Nagorno-Karabakh region on Wednesday, the defense ministries of both countries said. The incident threatened to set off another cycle of violence between the two South Caucasus neighbors over Nagorno-Karabakh, which is part of Azerbaijan but along … Continue reading

Robert Morgenthau to Receive Freedom Award at 8th Annual ANCA Eastern Region Banquet

New York, N.Y.—The Armenian National Committee of America Eastern Region (ANCA-ER) will be honoring renowned lawyer Robert Morgenthau and the Morgenthau Family with its highest honor, the prestigious ANCA Freedom Award, at the 8th Annual ANCA Eastern Region Banquet on Sunday, Dec. 7, at the Ritz-Carlton Battery Park Hotel in New York City. “We’re honored … Continue reading