Story | Nov 5, 2014 | 6:47 AM
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Story | Nov 14, 2014 | 2:49 PMAm I entitled to know the original last names of my great-grandparents? The Genocide of 1915 abruptly uprooted the Armenian people from their ancestral homeland and effectively wiped out all traces of their identity. From Ani to Van, from Erzurum (Garin) to Sivas (Sepastia), churches, monasteries, schools, cultural centers, businesses and ancestral homes were demolished, culture was repressed and the freedom to remember what had happened was cruelly denied — as if to prove Armenians never existed in their ancestral lands. Orphaned children who were absorbed into Turkish and Kurdish families were deprived of their names and heritage, and dispossessed of all connections to their former lives.
Story | Jul 15, 2014 | 10:45 AM
The U.S. House Appropriations Committee voted on Tuesday to include $5 million in the Interior and Environment Appropriations bill for fiscal year 2015 for an earthquake early-warning system. It’s the first time Congress has ever provided...
Story | Jul 4, 2014 | 11:11 AM
Armenian community leaders in Glendale and Burbank are cheering this week as a congressional bill that calls for an accounting of confiscated Christian churches, monasteries, and other religious properties in Turkey and their eventual return to their...
Story | Jun 24, 2014 | 2:48 PM