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German group launches initiative for worldwide reading for Armenian Genocide on April 21,2015

Among the numerous initiatives launched to commemorate the centenary of the Armenian Genocide is a reading of Armenian literary works on a grand scale. Organized by two cultural institutions in Germany, the initiative will honor the memory of Armenian intellectuals rounded up and killed on April 24, 1915, by presenting public readings of their works … Continue reading

Genocide Centennial Commemoration to Be Held in Istanbul

Turkish and Armenian-American organizations are working together to commemorate the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide on April 24, 2015, and to encourage Armenians from around the world to attend, according to DurDe and Project 2015. The concerted campaign by Ottoman leaders a century ago resulted in the deaths and exile of the vast majority of … Continue reading

Armenian Soldier Killed in Nagorno-Karabakh

Nagorno-Karabakh says one of its soldiers has been killed in a clash with Azerbaijani forces. The separatist region’s military said the soldier was shot and killed in fighting Monday. David Babaian, a spokesman for the Nagorno-Karabakh separatist government, said Tuesday that the clash occurred when Azerbaijani forces launched an attack on the Armenian positions. Azerbaijan’s … Continue reading

Uruguay Working Toward Karabakh Recognition, Says Vice-President

YEREVAN (Combined Sources)—Uruguay may become the first country to recognize the independence of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic according to Uruguay’s Vice-Presdient Danilo Astori who is on an official visit to Armenia, reported ArmRadio. “My country is working toward that direction,” Astori said at a press conference on Monday with the Speaker of Armenia’s National Assembly Galust … Continue reading

10 U.S. Representatives Join Capitol Hill Celebration of Artsakh’s Independence

WASHINGTON—U.S. Representatives Frank Pallone (D-N.J.), Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.), Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), David Cicilline (D-R.I.), Brad Sherman (D-Calif.), Jim Costa (D-Calif.), Judy Chu (D-Calif.), Janice Hahn (D-Calif.), Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.), and Kerry Bentivolio (R-Mich.) shared a powerful message of peace and freedom on Dec. 2, at a Capitol Hill celebration of the 23rd anniversary of Artsakh’s … Continue reading

Bolivia unanimously approves Resolution on the Armenian Genocide

On Wednesday 26 November, the Plurinational Legislative Assembly of Bolivia unanimously passed a resolution in solidarity with the claims of the Armenian people and condemning “alldenialist policy regarding the genocideand crimes against humanity suffered by the Armenian nation,” Prensa Armenia reports. Speaking to Prensa Armenia, Senator Zonia Guardia Melgar, acting chairperson of the Senate of … Continue reading