Armenia News Items


August 1, 2014

Ten killed in clashes between Azeris, ethnic Armenians

From Yahoo News:

By Hasmik Mkrtchyan and Nailia Bagirova
Five more killed in clashes between Azeris, ethnic Armenians Reuters Armenia sees no threat of war with Azerbaijan yet over Karabakh Reuters Russia voices concern over violence in Nagorno-Karabakh Reuters Five killed in fresh clash between Azeris, ethnic Armenians AFP Outbreak of fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh kills 15 Associated Press BAKU/YEREVAN (Reuters) - At least 10 people were killed in skirmishes between Azeri government forces and ethnic Armenian separatists controlling the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh enclave of Azerbaijan, officials from both sides said on Friday.

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December 11, 2012

Armenians Fleeing Anew as Syria Erupts in Battle

From The New York Times:

Their ancestors fled the Ottoman genocide nearly a century ago, and now Armenians who live in Syria are fleeing that country and settling, at least temporarily, in Armenia.

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November 30, 2012

Syrian rebels now armed with anti-aircraft missiles - The National

From The National:

Syrian rebels have recently obtained up to 40 shoulder-fired anti-aircraft missiles, the Washington Post reported yesterday, citing Western and Middle Eastern intelligence officials.

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February 28, 2010

Battle Over History

From CBS News 60 Minutes:

Turkey's and Armenia's battle over history: watch the fascinating 60 minutes segment regarding what Armenians call "their genocide" and the century-long denial of the the Turkish government to use the term "genocide," as well as the United States' ambivalent stance on the issue.

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Turkey threatens to expel 100,000 Armenians

Turkey's prime minister has threatened to deport 100,000 Armenian migrants, amid renewed tensions over Turkish mass killings of Armenians in World War I.

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Turkey expects to seal deal with Armenia, doubts emerge

 Turkey expects historic accords to normalize ties with Armenia to be signed on Saturday in Switzerland in a step towards ending a century of hostility, senior Turkish government sources said on Wednesday.

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Barack Obama's trip to Turkey earlier this month was aimed at strengthening US-Turkey ties, but many Armenian-Americans also hoped for a fulfillment of a campaign promise, namely the recognition of the massacre of millions of Armenians in 1915 as a genocide. They were sorely disappointed as President Obama softened his language choosing instead to use euphemisms and staying clear from using the term "genocide."

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President Obama is not likely to recognize the Armenian genocide on April 24 as was hoped for by Armenian-Americans in order, he stated, "to allow  the process of Turkish-Armenian reconciliation to continue".

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 Genocide remembrance letter  "Cexaspanutium"



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