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Cher Explained why UK and US Refuse to Recognize Armenian Genocide

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47178World famous singer Cher Sarkisyan has called on the UK Government to recognize as genocide the mass killing of Armenians during the First World War.

The 70-year-old star, whose father was Armenian-American, criticized Britain’s refusal to use the term genocide to describe the 1915 atrocities when she attended the Los Angeles premiere of ''The Promise''.

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Necropolis of Armenian Royal Family Found in Urfa (present Turkey)

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vnutr 2Graves and mosaics were found in the rock during archaeological excavations near the castle, located in Urfa (Present Turkey)

According to the Turkish website Karar.com, archaeologists suggest that during the excavation, they found the tomb of the family of king Abgar. They believe that 10 members of his family are buried in the tomb.

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The oldest winery in the world is 6100 years old & it’s located in a cave in Armenia

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Areni winery caveWine has been a part of human life, culture, and diet, since time immemorial. In ancient Greece, wine was praised by poets, historians, and artists, and was frequently referred to in the works of Aesop and Homer.

Dionysus, the Greek god of wine, represented not only the intoxicating power of wine but also its social and beneficial influences.

Wine is far older than recorded history and could date back over 20 million years ago, as fermenting yeasts evolved together with fruit bearing flowering plants.

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The King of Spain tried to save Armenian intellectuals in 1915

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Alfonso XIII(Armradio) - The King of Spain Alfonso XIII tried to save the outstanding Armenian intellectuals detained in April 1915. Archives reveal the King sent a letter to the Ottoman Government at the time, Akunq.net reports.

In a response letter to the King, the Ottoman leadership falsely said the Armenian intellectuals had been launching a revolutionary activity and said outstanding figures like Aknuni, Daniel Varuzhan and Siamanto had escaped to Russia.

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Ամեն ինչ հնարավոր է անել միայն թե կամքի ուժ լինի և ժողովրդի ձայնը լսելու համարձակություն

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 Արդեն մեկ շաբաթ գաղափարի և սկզբունքների համար պայքարող այս մարդիկ վերջիվերջո կարողացան իրենց ձայնը լսելի դարձնել հանրությանը: Իսկ իշխանության գլխին նստածները և առհասարակ քաղաքական դաշտի «մեր առաջնորդները»  վերջնականապես հեղինակազրկվեցին ու հայտնվեցին՝ 20 տարուց ավել իրենց իսկ փորած փոսի մեջ:

Ստեղծված իրավիճակից դուրս գալու լուծումները շատ են: Միակ ճիշտ լուծումը, ժողովրդի և պետության համար, իհարկե, ժողովրդի կամքի արտահայտումն է:

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Armenian-French-Iranian archaeological expedition excavates the oldest street of Yerevan

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Armenian-French-Iranian archaeological expedition has discovered the most ancient street of Yerevan in the territory of the Urartian city of Erebuni, head of the Armenian team of the expedition Mikayel Badalyan told reporters Thursday, July 7.

"This year, a 30-meter-long street with beautiful tiles has been found near the temple of Khaldi in Erebuni museum-reserve. It is 2700 years old,” Novosti Armenia cited Badalyan as saying.

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500,000 people visited Armenian-history.com

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Today I noticed that Armenian-history.com had more than 500,000 visitors. It's mean that  half million people found what they needed on our website. It is really wonderful feeling when you do something useful not for yourself, but for everyone who need it.
Dear visitor, thank you very much for visiting our website.

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Armenia marks Army Day

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Army day ArmeniaJanuary 28 is National Army Day in Armenia.

But the celebrations marking 20th anniversary of the Armenian Armed Forces got underway on Friday, as President Serzh Sargsyan awarded medals and decorations to several participants of the Karabakh movement. Also, a number of military servicemen received officer’s ranks. Decorations and medals were awarded to over seventy men in arms, and more than one-hundred servicemen will receive the President’s medals and certificates at their military units.       

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Viktor Hambardzumyan (1908-1996)

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Viktor HambartsumianViktor Hamazasp Hambardzumyan (Վիկտոր Համբարձումյան) - Famous scientist, astronomer, astrophysicist and one of the founders of the field of theoretical astrophysics.

He was born on 18 September, 1908  in Tbilisi (in Armenian family) and died on August 12, 1996 in Byurakan.His father was the philologist and writer Hamazasp Asaturovich Hambardzumyan, the translator of Homer’s Iliad into Armenian.

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Garik Martirosyan

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Garik MartirosyanGarik Martirosyan (Гарик Юрьевич Мартиросян, Գարիկ Մարտիրոսյան) - famous showman, comedian and TV presenter etc.

He was born on February 14, 1974 in Yerevan, Armenian SSR. In 2002 he graduated from Yerevan State Medical University with a degree in neurology. Worked three years in a psychological hospital. From 1993 to 2002 was a member (captain from 1997) of the New Armenians team of the Russian TV show KVN.

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Hrant Dink - Protesters march in Istanbul

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Hrant Dink Istanbul MarchMore than 10,000 protesters marked the fifth anniversary of a Turkish-Armenian journalist's murder on Thursday, January 19, as outrage continues to grow over a trial which failed to shed light on official negligence or even collusion.

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