“The Promise” doesn’t seek to break ground: it was created in order to shine light on an oft-ignored historical event, and even with mediocre reviews and middling boxoffice figures it is achieving that aim. One day, if the history of the Armenian genocide is officially re-written, “The Promise” will have played a part”, the Economist said.
“This humiliating situation imposed on Agramunt disperses last doubts – Agramunt must announce his resignation tomorrow,” Farmanyan said on Facebook.
Azerbaijan has already used more than a half of its oil reserves and the day is not far when in this regard the great powers aren’t interested in this country.
Israel struck an arms supply hub operated by the Lebanese group Hezbollah near Damascus airport on Thursday, Syrian rebel and regional sources said, targeting weapons regularly sent from Iran via commercial and military cargo planes.
Maria Zakharova agreed with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s words who said that the bilateral relations of Moscow and Washington are at the lowest level during his recent visit in Moscow.
U.S. Democrat Senator for New Jersey Bob Menendez submitted to the Congress a bipartisan bill on April 24, suggesting recognizing the Armenian Genocide.
Sarkozy said in a message on social networks he was doing so because the alternative in the May 7 run-off was Marine Le Pen, leader of the far-right National Front, and that his vote for Macron was not en endorsement of the centrist contender’s program.
The Princess is also the honorary president of the Global Task Force on Expanded Access to Cancer Care and Control of Harvard University. The Yerevan Congress is organized by the YSMU and the Armenian Association of Hematology and Oncology.
“I can confirm it,” Peskov told reporters. During a meeting with ministerpresident of Bavaria Horst Seehofer on March 16, Putin said he expects the meeting with Germany’s Chancellor on May 2.
“Did we calculate what implications will be recorded, if e.g. anything changes in Russia after 2018 elections or currently rapprochement between CSTO member Kazakhstan and Turkey is recorded? When I say we should develop a strategy to avoid second April 24, it means we should have a clear view what goes on in the world and how we should reply to that.”
A new slogan for the Front National candidate Marine Le Pen was unveiled on April 26, ahead of a run-off between herself and Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential election on May 7.
“Thinking of Armenians everywhere. 102 years ago, Ottoman authorities began a slaughter that would kill 1.5m. #ArmenianGenocide #NeverForget”.
“Armenia welcomes the adoption of resolution by the Czech Parliament’s Chamber of Deputies on condemning and recognizing the Armenian Genocide and other crimes against humanity.”
The index says print media in Armenia is diverse and polarized, investigative journalism is developing online, however there is poor pluralism in TV media.
He comes to the Secret Service after serving in several roles with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, most recently being appointed acting deputy commissioner on Jan. 20, the day President Trump took office.
“Ivanka is a mother of three kids and she has influence,” Eric Trump said. “I’m sure she said: ‘Listen, this is horrible stuff.’ My father will act in times like that.”
“I am not Europe’s opponent. I’d like to state this clearly. I feel European, well of course first of all French, but also European,” Le Pen told TF1, who has passed to the second round of the election.
Milos Zeman extended condolences to the large Armenian community of the Czech Republic, as well as the entire Armenian people over the mass murders of Armenians in 1915.
“The Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic condemns the crimes against humanity carried out by the Nazis during the Second World War on the Jewish, Roma and Slavic populations in the controlled territories, the genocide of Armenians and other national and religious minorities in the Ottoman Empire during World War I,” reads the resolution, which passed with 104 votes.
“Each and everyone of us must vow to keep the promise, to fight the Genocide wherever it occurs in the world,” says the actor.
“We see the aspiration of the OSCE to help to settle the conflicts in Transnistria and Nagorno Karabakh, as well as the organization’s active participation in the Geneva talks on security and stability in South Caucasus.”
Police in northeastern Spain arrested nine suspected members of a jihadi group Tuesday in raids that might help resolve recent deadly attacks in Belgium and France, reports ABC News.
The expert said Sinjar has become an apple of discord between Kurdistan regional government in Iraq and Kurdistan Worker’s Party, and according to him Turkey was attentively following those developments.
The EU is committed to supporting the Yemeni people and we encourage the international community to step up its collective humanitarian response. Our additional funding will help humanitarian agencies in the country that operate under extremely difficult circumstances to continue delivering lifesaving aid to those in need.
Former President Barack Obama has agreed to speak at a Wall Street conference for $400,000, according to a new report. Obama will appear at Cantor Fitzgerald LP’s healthcare conference in September, Fox Business Network first reported.
American MMA exworld champion and actress Ronda Rousey participated in the Armenian Genocide commemoration march in Los Angeles. “1.5 million men, women and children were murdered by Turkey. I couldn’t have more respect for the Armenian people demanding recognition year after year.
Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has announced that she is stepping aside as leader of her National Front (FN) party. The move comes just a day after she reached the second round of the French election, where she will face centrist Emmanuel Macron, BBC reports.
“The #ArmenianGenocide killed up to 1.5 million people. I know, I investigated it and Turkey tried to cover it up,” he said in a tweet.
“I am very sorry that, during our time in office, we in the Obama administration did not recognize the Armenian Genocide,” Power twitted.
To commemorate this devastating anniversary, the president of the United States will likely find yet another euphemism for the word “genocide,” because heaven forbid America should risk antagonizing Turkey by describing accurately what happened and assigning the blame where it belongs. Trust me, some poor White House speechwriter’s thesaurus is looking pretty dogeared right about now.
I think for me as an Armenian, I feel it’s always important that people don’t just identify Armenians with genocide. Armenians are just not about the genocide. The genocide is a dark chapter of Armenian history, but this is the first Christian nation in the history of the world, there’s a rich culture, and even though you don’t have a lot of time to incorporate some of these elements into a two-hour film, we try to convey a sense of love, family, faith, kindness, and community in the context of the film.
President Trump won the White House promising to change the culture in Washington and promote an “America first” policy. What happens, however, when U.S. acknowledgment of historical fact is dictated by the whims of other nations? Up until now, Turkey has pressured the United States to circumvent formally acknowledging the Armenian Genocide, although President Obama promised to do so while in office. In fact, President Obama stated “as President I will recognize the Armenian Genocide.”
Lost evidence was recently recovered in a Jerusalem archive that researchers have dubbed as “smoking gun” proof of the Armenian Genocide by Ottoman Turkey, the Jerusalem Post reported.
Today, we remember and honor the memory of those who suffered during the Meds Yeghern, one of the worst mass atrocities of the 20th century. Beginning in 1915, one and a half million Armenians were deported, massacred, or marched to their deaths in the final years of the Ottoman Empire.
“If we don’t move the history on the way of truth, we can repeat it. If we deny the history, it can be repeated itself,” she said, stating that by remembering the truth, it is necessary to concentrate on the present, one of the vivid examples of which is the strong ties between the capitals of France and Armenia.
“I am the product of that silence prevalent in Turkey,” he said. “I am part of this denial. (As a citizen of Turkey) I have that privilege to be in Turkey unlike Armenians or Greeks who were killed or deported from Turkey. That’s why I think I have to apologize.”
One hundred years after Steve Jobs’s adoptive family escaped the Armenian Genocide, the company he created is releasing its biggest new product on the centennial of a mass killing that left 1.5 million dead at the hands of the Ottoman Empire.
Armenia’s Ambassador to Russia H.E. Vardan Toghanyan and Primate of Russia’s and New Nakhijevan’s Armenian Diocese Archbishop Ezras Nersisyan laid flowers on April 24 to the memory of the Armenian Genocide victims in the Armenian monastery complex in Moscow, Russia.
“I am honored to be here today. I know how important this day is for Armenia and the Armenians worldwide. Today on behalf of the US government and people I am here to pay tribute to the memory of 1.5 million Armenians who were killed in 1915,” Rafik Mansour told reporters.
Famous Russian TV and radio journalist Vladimir Solovyov referred to the Armenian Genocide. He posted a Forgetme-not photo in Twitter recalling that the April 24 is the Remembrance Day of the Armenian Genocide.