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- President Serzh Sargsyan's Address on the occasion of the Armenian Genocide Commemoration Day
Dear Compatriots, Today we, just as many, many others all over the world, bow to the memory of the innocent ...
- It had be an unsually long silence and President Hugo Chávez today decided to end it, putting paid to reported rumors in Venezuela that he had died during cancer treatment in Cuba, according to ...
- Mikhail Gorbachev, the Dalai Lama and former U.S. President Jimmy Carter are just a few of the Nobel Peace Prize winners expected in Chicago on Monday for a three-day summit, the first of its kind in ...
- Address of Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan in connection with the 1915 Genocide Victims' Memorial Day
In the history of our people April 24 has become the day of pain and slaughter, ...
- Dozens of torches lighted streets of Georgia last night. According to the tradition, Armenian students' union of Georgia organized a protest march as tribute to the innocent victims of the Armenian Genocide. ...
- Armenian National Committee of America Executive Director Aram Hamparian issued the following statement in response to President Obama's remarks at the U.S. Holocaust Museum, on Monday, outlining U.S. ...
- This year outgoing French President Nicolas Sarkozy resolved to participate in mourning ceremony in commemoration of Armenian Genocide victims.
Sarkozy will deliver a speech at Memorial to Komitas and ...
- Armenian-Americans from across the Greater Washington area rallied in front of the White House just days before President Obama's annual April 24 remarks, urging him to honor his pledge to properly characterize ...
- On 24 Arabic Al Jazeera TV channel will demonstrate documentary film entitled '' Joint pain. 1915 The clarifications made by Hrant Dink editor-in-chief of ''Akos'' daily were used in the film. Armenpress ...
- Asserted Mr. Obama, back then: "The facts are undeniable. An official policy that calls on diplomats to distort the historical facts is an untenable policy." That was then, this is now. As previous presidents ...
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Today in Armenian history
- 775 Battle of Ardzni (Bagrevand).
- 1877 Tsar Alexander the Second starts the Russian-Turkish War in the Balkans and on the territory of ancient Armenia. The war ended with the victory of Russia.
- 1910 Death of Armenian writer Victoria Azanoor (Pompili). She wrote in Italian. Her books were translated into Armenian by Father Arsen Ghazikian.
- 1915 The arrest, exile and murder of the Armenian intellectuals (about 800) of Constantinople. The Turks start the implementation of their state plan for the Armenian Genocide. About one million Armenians are killed.
- 1937 The Central Committee of the Communist Party of Armenia decides to dissolve the Committee of the Transcaucasian Countries.
- 1965 The Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide took place in about 25 countries out of respect for the memory of the innocent victims. A monument was unveiled in the Main Cathedral of Echmiadsin. The monument to the memory of the Armenian Genocide in Montebello, California.
- 1968 The World Congress of Peace Movements, with the participation of organizations from 64 countries and of 16 international organizations, commemorated the Armenian Genocide.
- 1973 A monument to the memory of the Armenian Genocide is unveiled in Marseilles, France.
- 1975 Opening of monuments commemorating the memory of the 1915 Armenian Genocide. They were in Bikfaya (Lebanon), Athens (Greece) and Milan (Italy).
- 1978 A monument to the memory of the Armenian Genocide is unveiled in Lyon, France.
- 1984 A monument to the memory of the Armenian Genocide was placed in Alfortville, near Paris.
- 1987 An Armenian stone-cross dedicated to the memory of the Armenian Genocide is unveiled in Stuttgart, Germany.
- 1989 A monument dedicated to the memory of the Armenian Genocide was unveiled in Sydney, Australia.
- 1990 President Bush issued a news release calling on all Americans to join with Armenians on April 24 in commemorating "the more than a million Armenian people who were victims".
- 1994 President Clinton issued a news release on April 24, to commemorate the "tragedy" that befell the Armenians in 1915.
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