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  1. Key facts on the disputed Armenian 'genocide'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | The Peninsula

    ... say up to 1.5 million people were killed between 1915 and 1917. Through diplomacy and its widespread diaspora, Armenia has long pushed for international recognition of the killings as genocide. The recognition is one of the main goals of Armenia's ...

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  2. Armenians to mark 'genocide' centenary as Turkey dispute rages onRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | The Peninsula

    Armenians prepare to commemorate a hundred years since 1.5 million of their kin were massacred by Ottoman forces, as a fierce dispute still rages with Turkey over Ankara's refusal to recognise the mass murder as genocide. Hundred of thousands are expected to flock to a towering memorial in Armenia's capital Yerevan on Friday for an emotional ceremony to mark the centenary of the start of a tragedy that still stirs deep divisions.

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  3. Building 100 Homes for 100 Families in NeedRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Groong

    Fuller Center for Housing Armenia www.fcharmenia.org fcarmenia@fcharmenia.org Contact: Rouzanne Sakanyan 14 April, 2015 Fuller Center for Housing Armenia Honors the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide by Building 100 Homes for 100 Needy Families YEREVAN, ARMENIA: The Fuller Center for Housing Armenia honors the memory of the victims of the Armenian Genocide, all those who lost their lives 100 years ago and calls upon all their generations, descendants of the survivors, who were deprived from their home and scattered around the world, as well as upon all people who condemn genocide to help build 100 homes for 100 hundred families in need.

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  4. ARRAY(0x1257408c)Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Groong

    ... N.Y. The keynote speaker of the Rochester event will be Vincent Lima of Pittsford, N.Y. Mr. Lima lived in Yerevan, Armenia, for four years, where he edited The Armenian Reporter newspaper. He is the former direector of Gomidas Institute, an ...

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  5. ISTANBUL: Battle of commemorations: War goes on 100 years after 1915Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    ... left a lasting geopolitical impact that still shapes the political drama and conflict in the region. As Turkey and Armenia each hurtle toward the commemoration of two key historic events -- the Gallipoli Campaign and `Armenian Genocide,' ...

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  6. ISTANBUL: Pope's, EP's 'genocide' remarks prompt debate on mass killings of ArmeniansRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    ... the 1915 events as `genocide' and calling on Turkey to stop its policy of `denial' and find a way to reconcile with Armenia. The two countries have no diplomatic relations and Turkey refuses to open its border with Armenia. Furthermore, the EP's ...

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  7. ISTANBUL: Who will Turkey talk to on the Armenian issue?Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    ... with the participation of celebrities in an attempt to draw attention to April 24, giving rewards and involving Armenia in these activities. For instance, movie star George Clooney is already presented as a key advocate for the recognition of the ...

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  8. Kim Kardashian turns spotlight on a forgotten holocaust that inspired Hitler's Jewish death campsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    Daily Record, UK April 18 2015 Kim Kardashian turns spotlight on a forgotten holocaust that inspired Hitler's Jewish death camps 09:44, 18 April 2015 By Record Reporter KIM KARDASHIAN has used her global superstar status to shine light on a dark, forgotten part of history: the Armenian genocide. As she stepped forward to lay flowers at a memorial to her murdered Armenian ancestors, Kim Kardashian walked into an unholy international row.

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  9. Genocide Awareness Heats Up As Armenian Genocide Centennial ApproachesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    ... Kardashians getting in touch with their roots? The family has been posting pictures in front of famous monuments in Armenia along with history-filled captions. 3. E! News The entertainment site has been keeping close tabs with the Kardashians in ...

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  10. Turkey stirs trouble with calendar clash on genocide dayRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    ... forces began their doomed land offensive for the peninsula on the Dardanelles Straits. President Serzh Sarkisian of Armenia has accused Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of deliberately "trying to divert world attention" from the ...

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  11. Interview with Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan by Paolo Valentino, Corriere della Sera, ItalyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    ... their lack of recognition is dependent upon their interests with Turkey. [Valentino] The relations between Armenia and Italy are going through a very positive phase. During the last four years, trade has practically doubled, going from 127 to 214 ...

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  12. Tankian raises genocide awareness in '100 Years'Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    ... a note at the beginning of "100 Years" reads. On April 23, System of the Down will play their first ever concert in Armenia when they perform a free gig at the capital city of Yerevan's Republic Park. "In Armenia, our status is unparalleled," ...

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  13. Armenia, the first Christian nation in the world, and the first genocide in the 20th centuryRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Groong

    US Official News April 15, 2015 Wednesday Armenia, the first Christian nation in the world, and the first genocide in the 20th century Religious Freedom Coalition has issued the following news release: -Armenia was the first nation to become Christian during the Roman era. -According to ancient tradition, Noah's Ark rested on Mount Ararat in the Armenian Mountain Range.

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  14. 'The Armenian Genocide: Breaking the Silence'. Turkey has never become a free, democratic stateRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    ... and social projects implementing these days. Today we talked to a famous pianist Evgeny Kissin, who was in Armenia within the framework of Yerevan Perspectives International Music Festival dedicated to the 100th anniversary of Armenian Genocide. ...

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  15. Beeline to support Mirzoyan Quartet's tour dedicated to Armenian Genocide centenaryRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    ... in France. It will tour Russia and France together with Russian-German pianist Mikhail Mordvinov. Beeline CEO in Armenia Andrey Pyatahkin, stressing the significance of support for events dedicated to the centenary of Armenian Genocide, said that it ...

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  16. Average yield on Armenian Eurobonds in February 2015 rose to 6.63% from 6.33% in JanuaryRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    Average yield on Armenian Eurobonds in February 2015 rose to 6.63% from 6.33% in January 18.04.2015 15:31 YEREVAN, April 18. / ARKA /. The average yield on Armenian Eurobonds in February 2015 rose to 6.63% from 6.33% in January, according to the monthly bulletin of the Central Bank of Armenia for February.

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  17. Private money transfers to Armenia in two months drop by 40.4 percentRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    Private money transfers to Armenia in two months drop by 40.4 percent 18.04.2015 15:30 YEREVAN, April 18. / ARKA /. About $122.3 million were remitted to Armenian as private money transfers through the banks in the first two months of 2015, by 40.4% less from the first two months of 2014, the Central Bank said in its bulletin for February.

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  18. Signs devoted to Armenian Genocide Centennial posted on walls of Armenian organizations in AleppoRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    Signs devoted to Armenian Genocide Centennial posted on walls of Armenian organizations in Aleppo 17:24, 16 April, 2015 YEREVAN, 16 APRIL, ARMENPRESS. Signs devoted to the Armenian Genocide Centennial have been posted on buildings and on the walls of Armenian organizations in Aleppo, as the Armenian Genocide Centennial Central Committee of Syria reports on its official website, according to "Armenpress".

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  19. MP of Georgian parliament calls for recognizing Armenian GenocideRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    MP of Georgian parliament calls for recognizing Armenian Genocide April 15, 2015 14:51 Photo: Berdo-Maghularia Yerevan /Mediamax/. At a session of the Georgian parliament today, MP from Akhalkalaki Samvel Petrosyan called for recognizing and condemning 1915 Armenian Genocide.

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  20. Former CEO of Hitachi Company to release a book called 'Armenia as an innovative country'Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Groong

    Former CEO of Hitachi Company to release a book called "Armenia as an innovative country" YEREVAN, April 18, / ARKA /. Former CEO of Hitachi Company Tsugio Makimoto will release soon a book called "Armenia as an Innovative Country", head of Viasphere International, Tony Moroyan, said to a news conference today.

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