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EAFJD President Addresses World Kurdish Congress

Kurdistan Regional Government’s financial, scientific and cultural issues were touched at the 3rd World Kurdish Scientific Congress which was convened on October 11-13, 2013, in Stockholm, Sweden. During the three-day event experts in the aforementioned fields delivered presentations and reports and laid the foundations for future plans. The main objectives of the Congress were the…

The ARF-D Representative At SI Presidium’s Meeting In New York

Members of the Socialist International Presidium, heads of state and government from SI member parties, heads of UN agencies and international organisations and a number of foreign ministers gathered at the United Nations headquarters in New York on the 26th September for the 6th annual meeting in conjunction with the UN General Assembly. The meeting…

[Updated] Canadian Parliamentarians Continue To Show Leadership In The Nagorno Karabakh Republic’s Development

(horizonweekly.ca) – Canadian Parliamentarians Continue to Show Leadership in the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic’s Development The Honourable Stephane Dion, Member of Parliament for Saint-Laurent –Cartierville and former Leader of the Official Opposition visited the Republic of Armenia and the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic from September 21 to 27, 2013. Mr. Dion’s visit allowed him to view first-hand the progress…

No US Attacks On Syria

(asbarez.com) – EDITORIAL: As President Barack Obama prepares to address the nation, once again, on his intention to attack Syria, Armenian-Americans must unequivocally oppose the administration’s plans to engage in yet another war in the Middle East, keeping in mind the definitive impact such an attack will have on the Syrian-Armenian community. The tactic adopted…

ANCA Says NO to U.S. Strikes Against Syria

ANCA VOICES ARMENIAN AMERICAN OPPOSITION TO U.S. STRIKES AGAINST SYRIA Urges Congress to Oppose Legislation Authorizing Escalation of Violence; Launches ANCA SmartMail Campaign to Share Armenian American Community Concerns – anca.org/syria (anca.org) WASHINGTON, DC – The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA), citing the Armenian American community’s profound concern for the fate of Syria’s Armenian…

Disturbing Sightings… of the Ghosts of Two Evil Empires

by Tatul Sonentz-Papazian (armenianweekly.com) – Almost a century after their violent “demise” at the hands of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin and Mustafa Kemal Ataturk—two impromptu revolutionaries whose cross-purposes of international and national socialism shaped the gruesome decades that followed their success—the restless specters of the “defunct” empires of the Russian czars and the Turkish padishahs are…

Manoyan: Aliev Needed Putin’s Support More Than Any Political Figure In Armenia

(aravot.am) – “No. I think Aliev needed Putin’s support more than any other political figure in Armenia. Putin understood it and tries, so to speak, sell at a high price to Aliyev, and generally Azerbaijan”, – so answered the head of Armenian Cause Office, ARF Giro Manoyan to the question of Aravot.am, responding to the…

US Senate Appropriations Committee Prioritizes Aid to Mountainous Karabagh

Senate Measure Remains Silent on Specific Funding Levels for Caucasus (armenianweekly.com) —The Senate Appropriations Committee on July 25 adopted a Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) foreign aid bill that prioritizes continued U.S. assistance for Nagorno-Karabagh, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA). In a legislative report, which accompanies and explains the foreign aid bill, the…

Rustamyan Meets Swedish Ambassador

On July 26, ARF-D Supreme Council of Armenia Chairman and Head of the Parliamentary Faction, Armen Rustamyan held a meeting with the Ambassador of Sweden Diana Janse at the party’s “Kristapor Mikaelyan” premises. Ambassador Janse who is stationed in Tbilisi and accredited to Armenia, paid a visit to Yerevan in order to have a series…

Australian Politicians Visit Armenia And Mountainous Karabakh

Delegation of New South Wales politicians visit Armenia with ANC Australia (armenia.com.au) A delegation of seven politicians from Australia’s largest state of New South Wales (NSW) have paid their respects at Yerevan’s Armenian Genocide monument (Dzidzernagapert), met with His Holiness Karekin II (Catholicos of All Armenians) and President Serzh Sargsyan on an historic visit to…