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7-year-old Armenian from Chicago wins World Chess Championship – 2017

A 7-year-old American chess player of Armenian origin, Aren Emrikian has won the World Chess Federation’s Cadet Championship gold medal for male players younger than 8, The Chicago Tribune reports. His victory came after 11 rounds of play in the Brazilian city of Pocos de Caldas. In a recent interview, Emrikian reveals that it was his mom who taught him play …

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Nourdjan BAÏSSAL: «Respect des os»

Dans les SMI de la semaine dernière on a pu lire que les responsables de la municipalité d’Edremit (arm. Artamet – transcription supposée) de la région de Van ont fait construire une plage publique avec vestiaire et WC sur l’emplacement  historique du cimetière arménien. Les ossements ont été dispersés à travers tout le cimetière. A …

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Stanislav Tarassov: «L’organisation du référendum concernant l’indépendance du Kurdistan irakien est incertaine»

A la veille du référendum concernant l’indépendance du Kurdistan irakien prévu le 25 septembre, la capitale de cette région non encore indépendante est devenue « la Mecque politique » du Proche Orient. De nombreuses délégations étrangères  se rendent à Erbil pour discuter avec les dirigeants locaux des perspectives du développement  de la situation non seulement en Irak …

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STANISLAV TARASSOV: «NE SERAIT-IL PAS TEMPS DE DENONCER LES TRAITES DE MOSCOU ET DE KARS?» LA TURQUIE POURRAIT DEVENIR UNE AUTRE YOUGOSLAVIE.

Le président de l’Organisation turque des officiers de réserve, le général-lieutenant en retraite Erdogan Karakoush, a affirmé que « l’indépendance du Kurdistan  n’est pas dans les intérêts de l’Arménie ». Selon ses dires « L’Arménie n’a jamais abandonné son rêve de recréer une mythique « Grande Arménie ». Il affirme que « si les résultats du référendum aboutissent à la constitution …

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Armenian appointed to Lebanon government central council after 10 years

The Armenian community of Lebanon has a State Shura Council General Inspector in the country’s government, and after ten years. Houri Der Sarkissian, 43, has been appointed to this position, after a long effort. Der Sarkissian told Armenian News-NEWS.am that after graduating from Armenian school, she studied at the French University where she got a …

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Iran to return 629-year-old bell to Armenian church in Akhtamar

Iran will return a 629-year-old bell belonging to the Armenian Holy Cross Church on Akhatamar Island in Van, Asbarezwrites. The bell appeared in Iran under unknown circumstances. It has been on display at the Anthropology museum in the north-western city of Urumieh, “We have begun a policy of returning all historical monuments and artifacts in Iran …

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ISIL’s ‘genocide’ against Yazidis is ongoing, UN rights panel says, calling for international action

Marking three years since the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) attacked the Yazidis in Syria, a United Nations-mandated inquiry has called for justice and rescue plans. “The Commission of Inquiry calls on the international community to recognize the crime of genocide being committed by ISIL against the Yazidis and to undertake steps to refer …

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Chancellor of Austria: Turkey’s membership to EU is ruled out

According to Kern, Turkey’s membership to EU is ruled out, while the expansion of the customs union is possible only if Turkey fulfills the tough conditions required for a rightful state. He noted that Turkey should act for creating “an element of new relations between the EU and Turkey.” Kern also noted that Turkey largely …

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Former US envoy: ISIS genocide against Christians and Yazidis strikingly similar to Armenian Genocide

Former U.S. Ambassador to Armenia John Evans believes that the ISIS genocide against Christians and Yazidis in the Middle East is strikingly similar to the Armenian Genocide. “Unfortunately, I do see parallels. I mean, first of all, it’s ironically happening in almost the same areas of the Middle East,” he said during a panel celebrating …

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