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Armenian Patriarch Suggests Opening Greek Church for Christian and Muslim Worship. Harut Sassounian

The recently elected Patriarch of Turkey, Sahak Mashalian, continues his controversial public statements thus antagonizing the Armenian community of Istanbul and Armenians worldwide. A few months ago he made critical remarks regarding the resolution adopted by the U.S. Congress recognizing the Armenian Genocide. 

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On the Awarding of Honorary Diplomas to the military personnel of the Defense Forces of Armenians of Western Armenia

In connection with the 75th anniversary of the Victory over fascism in World War II and the heroic battles of May – the liberation of Shushi during the Artsakh Liberation War, the heroic battles of Avarayr, Sardarapat, Bash Aparan and Karakilis, and the creation of the First Republic of Armenia,  And for services to the …

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Armenian soldiers march at Victory Parade in Moscow

The 75-member military group of Armenian soldiers marched Wednesday at the Victory Parade in Moscow. Colonel of the Armed Forces of Armenia Ashot Hakobyan commanded the parade crew. Armenian Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan is also present. A victory parade is taking place in Moscow on

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Turkey’s Erdogan instructs to set up organization dealing with Armenian Genocide denial

During a regular meeting of the Turkish supreme advisory committee, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan instructed to establish an independent body fighting against the recognition of Armenian Genocide. The speakers at the meeting stressed that there was no specific organization in Turkey that will deal with Armenian Genocide denial and the development of a respective strategy,

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The Turkish Translation of «The Lonely Hawk» («Yalniz Sahin») by Samvel Mheryan was republished in Constantinople this year in April

The historical novel «The Lonely Hawk» (arm. «Մենավոր Բազեն») is the literary description of the events taking place in Khnus province of Western Armenia within the period starting from late 19th century up to early 20th century. The novel illustrates both tragic episodes of Armenian Genocide and the heroic self-defense of the people of Khnus.

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Constitutional crisis in Armenia can be solved with Venice Commission’s guidance, says Secretary General

The constitutional crisis in Armenia can be solved with the Venice Commission’s guidance, said Secretary General Marija Pejcinovic Buric. According to her, “the Opinion of the Venice Commission adopted on 19 June and made public today makes it possible to solve the problems that have been in the center of the constitutional crisis between the

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Anti-Armenian Turkish politician elected President of 75th UN General Assembly

Armenian News-NEWS.am’s correspondent talked to Turkologist Andranik Ispiryan about the election of Turkish diplomat Volkan Bozkir to the position of President of the 75th United Nations General Assembly. According to the Turkologist, what is troubling for Armenia is not only the fact that a Turkish figure is elected President of the United Nations General Assembly, but …

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Vladimir Putin: «75th Anniversary of the Great Victory: Shared Responsibility to History and our Future»

75 years have passed since the end of the Great Patriotic War. Several generations have grown up over the years. The political map of the planet has changed. The Soviet Union that claimed an epic, crushing victory over Nazism and saved the entire world is gone. Besides, the events of that war have long become a distant memory, even for its participants. So why does Russia celebrate the 9th of May

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Turkey has plan for invasion of Armenia and Greece

The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Turkey has a plan to invade Greece and Armenia. The confidential document was found in the materials of the case regarding the 2016 Turkish coup d’état attempt, and the document was mistakenly incorporated in the case by the investigator, as reports Nordic Monitor, which is under the …

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Trump says US will no longer resolve ‘ancient conflicts in faraway lands’ that many people have not even heard of

US President Donald Trump said the US will no longer resolve ‘ancient conflicts in faraway lands’ that many people have not even heard of, the Associated Press reported. “It is not the duty of U.S. troops to solve ancient conflicts in faraway lands that many people have never even heard of,”

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The regarding a provocative statement issued by three members of the European Parliament

We, the undersigned members of the Armenia-EU Parliamentary Partnership Committee, express deep disappointment by the unconstructive and biased stance as well as harmful and misleading statement issued by three Members of the European Parliament, namely Mrs. Marina Kaljurand, the Co-Chair of the EU-Armenia Parliamentary Partnership Committee,

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Armenia, Greece and Cyprus object bid by Turkey to become next UN General Assembly president

Armenia, Greece and Cyprus have objected to a bid by Turkey to become the next president of the United Nations General Assembly, Ahval reports. The UN General Assembly president serves a one-year term and the office rotates among five regional groupings of UN member states. The Western Europe and Others Group, of which Turkey

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Turkey Attempts to Take Over Armenian Properties in Jerusalem. Harut Sassounian

An article in the Jewish Press of February 13, 2020 exposed the activities of the Turkish Government to take over the Armenian and Christian Quarters of Jerusalem. The article by journalist Baruch Yedid is titled, “Turkey Working to Take Over Armenian Quarters in Jerusalem’s Old City.”

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Nora Martirosyan’s film about Nagorno-Karabakh selected for the Cannes Festival

French-Armenian director Nora Martirosyan’s film “Should the Wind Fall” has been selected for the 73rd Cannes Festival. The film has been produced by France, Belgium, and Armenia. “For the occasion, Thierry Frémaux, the Festival’s General Delegate, has unveiled the 2020’s Official

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An Incredible Armenian Who Retrieved Armenian Orphans from the Syrian Desert

Parnag Shishigyan is a heroic Zeytountsi who retrieved hundreds of Armenian orphans from Arab families in the Syrian desert after the Armenian Genocide. His name is not known to most Armenians. Therefore it is worthwhile to focus attention on his life and his good deeds. He is buried in the little town of Hovdashad, a …

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The line of defense of the Armenian people today passes through the territories where at least one Armenian family lives

World War III, continuing from the 1970s-1980s to this day and directed against states and nations, mankind and humanity, has now entered an even more decisive and brutal stage. (1) Accordingly, it should be recognized that for the Armenian people, the line of defense and self-defense today runs not only in the regions

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On the 100th anniversary of the discussion of the mandate of Armenia in the US Senate

The need for a so-called mandate arose immediately after the end of the First World War, when the former occupied territories and peoples were separated from Germany and the Ottoman Empire. And while the German colonies on the African and Pacific islands needed both European support and long-term management, other countries Armenia, Syria, Palestine and …

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Armenian Church in Istanbul is attacked

An unknown person tore the cross off the gates of the St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Church in Istanbul, Turkey, and threw it on the ground. On Tuesday evening, the head of the local district informed Edvard Ayvazyan, chairman of the foundation for this church, that the cross on the gates of the church was …

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Armenia marks First Republic Day

On May 28, Armenia marks First Republic Day. The Armenian independent state was regained thanks to the heroic battles that were fought in May 1918, when the Armenian regular armed forces and volunteers succeeded in achieving a brilliant and unbelievable victory against Turkish troops in Gharakilisa, Bash Aparan and Sardarapat, stopping their invasion.

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Armenian judge: ECHR decision on Gurgen Margaryan case new winning card for Armenia diplomats

The decision of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on the case of Gurgen Margaryan is the victory of justice and a new ‘legal winning card’ for Armenia’s diplomats. This is what former judge of the European Court of Human Rights, judge of the Constitutional Court of Armenia Alvina Gyulumyan told Armenian News-NEWS.am. In …

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