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News 24 South Africa
Armenia considers vote on recognising separatist enclave2016-05-05 21:02 (Karen Minasyan, AFP) Yerevan - Armenia's government gave th
Armenia considers vote on recognising separatist enclave
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
2016-05-05 21:02 (Karen Minasyan, AFP) Yerevan - Armenia's government gave the go-ahead on Thursday to legislation that calls for recognising the independence of Nagorno-Karabakh, a separatist... Read more
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The China Post
Armenia considers referendum on recognizing separatist enclave nation YEREVAN, Armenia -- Armenia's government gave the go-ahead on Thursday to leg
Armenia considers referendum on recognizing separatist enclave nation
The China Post / Posted yesterday
YEREVAN, Armenia -- Armenia's government gave the go-ahead on Thursday to legislation that calls for recognizing the independence of Nagorno-Karabakh, a separatist region which is... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
6 Days With -- Well, Near -- George Clooney in Armeniaof conflicts is that even though I know better, I arrive expecting brutalist bu
6 Days With -- Well, Near -- George Clooney in Armenia
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted yesterday
of conflicts is that even though I know better, I arrive expecting brutalist buildings, gray skies and unhappy people. But Yerevan, the capital city, is the opposite of brutal. It's ringed by snow-capped mountains and dissected by broad boulevards... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
6 Days With -- Well, Near -- George Clooney in Armeniaof conflicts is that even though I know better, I arrive expecting brutalist bu
6 Days With -- Well, Near -- George Clooney in Armenia
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted yesterday
of conflicts is that even though I know better, I arrive expecting brutalist buildings, gray skies and unhappy people. But Yerevan, the capital city, is the opposite of brutal. It's ringed by snow-capped mountains and dissected by broad boulevards... Read more
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The Moscow Times
Armenia Submits Bill Recognizing Independent Nagorno-Karabakhregion, populated mostly by ethnic Armenians, escalated as both sides accused e
Armenia Submits Bill Recognizing Independent Nagorno-Karabakh
The Moscow Times / Posted yesterday
region, populated mostly by ethnic Armenians, escalated as both sides accused each other of offensive warfare. Baku and Yerevan have been engaged in a dispute over the region for more than 20 years, since 1988 when Nagorno-Karabakh proclaimed... Read more
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Al-Ahram Weekly
Armenia 100+1Armenians, but about humanity and solidarity with world victims. The two main
Armenia 100+1
Al-Ahram Weekly / Posted 7 days ago
Armenians, but about humanity and solidarity with world victims. The two main events that took place in Armenia’s capital Yerevan last weekend, the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity and the Second Global Forum Against the Crime of Genocide,... Read more
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Boston Globe
George Clooney teams up with Flagship Ventureshanging out with George Clooney in Armenia last weekend? The venture capitalis
George Clooney teams up with Flagship Ventures
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
hanging out with George Clooney in Armenia last weekend? The venture capitalist and Hollywood star were together in Yerevan, the nation’s capital, to give out the inaugural Aurora Prize, a humanitarian award for people who put themselves in... Read more
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Daily Mail
Kim Kardashian rails against WSJ for ad downplaying Armenian genocidehappened. Kim and her sister Khloe visited eternal flame of the Armenian Genoc
Kim Kardashian rails against WSJ for ad downplaying Armenian genocide
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
happened. Kim and her sister Khloe visited eternal flame of the Armenian Genocide Memorial Complex on the outskirts of Yerevan, Armenia, last year to commemorate the 100th anniversary since the genocide Khloe was seen wiping a tear from her... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
USGS Scientists Helping To Restore Depleted Armenian Aquiferof the USGS South Dakota Water Science Center. Anderson says the goal is to ass
USGS Scientists Helping To Restore Depleted Armenian Aquifer
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 9 days ago
of the USGS South Dakota Water Science Center. Anderson says the goal is to assist Armenia in the restoration of the aquifer and the move toward more sustainable water uses. The scientists traveled to Yerevan, Armenia, during a recent two-week t... Read more
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Business Wire
Hilton Worldwide Reports First Quarter Results, Exceeds High End of Adjusted EBITDA Guidanceterritories with the openings of the Hilton Garden Inn Tanger City Center in Ta
Hilton Worldwide Reports First Quarter Results, Exceeds High End of Adjusted EBITDA Guidance
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
territories with the openings of the Hilton Garden Inn Tanger City Center in Tangier, Morocco and the DoubleTree by Hilton Yerevan City Centre in Yerevan, Armenia. As of March 31, 2016, Hilton Worldwide had the largest rooms pipeline in the... Read more
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The Star
Nagorno-Karabakh says one soldier killed by Azeri gunfireYEREVAN (Reuters) - One soldier from Armenian-backed Nagorno-Karabakh was kille
Nagorno-Karabakh says one soldier killed by Azeri gunfire
The Star / Posted 9 days ago
YEREVAN (Reuters) - One soldier from Armenian-backed Nagorno-Karabakh was killed by gunfire from Azerbaijan in the early hours of Wednesday, the defence ministry of the breakaway region said. (Reporting by Hasmik Mkrtchyan; Writing by Polina Devitt;... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Investigators: Explosion in Armenia's capital not terror actArmenia's capital not terror actIn this Monday night, April 25, 2016 photo, exp
Investigators: Explosion in Armenia's capital not terror act
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 9 days ago
Armenia's capital not terror actIn this Monday night, April 25, 2016 photo, experts search… AP News | 04/26/16 10:11 AM YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) -- An explosion that devastated a bus in Armenia's capital, killing two people and injuring seven, was... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Investigators: Explosion in Armenia's capital not terror actIn this Monday night, April 25, 2016 photo, experts search the site of a passen
Investigators: Explosion in Armenia's capital not terror act
Stamford Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
In this Monday night, April 25, 2016 photo, experts search the site of a passenger bus explosion in Halabyan street of Yerevan, Armenia. There was no immediate determination of the cause of the Monday evening explosion in Yerevan several kilometers... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Investigators: Explosion in Armenia's capital not terror actYEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — An explosion that devastated a bus in Armenia's capital
Investigators: Explosion in Armenia's capital not terror act
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 10 days ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — An explosion that devastated a bus in Armenia's capital, killing two people and injuring seven, was not the result of a terrorist attack, the country's investigative committee said Tuesday. The explosion occurred Monday... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Investigators: Explosion in Armenia's capital not terror actIn this Monday night, April 25, 2016 photo, experts search the site of a passen
Investigators: Explosion in Armenia's capital not terror act
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
In this Monday night, April 25, 2016 photo, experts search the site of a passenger bus explosion in Halabyan street of Yerevan, Armenia. There was no immediate determination of the cause of the Monday evening explosion in Yerevan several kilometers... Read more
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EuroNews
Disgruntled family man blamed for deadly bus attackA man at odds with his family is believed to be behind Monday’s deadly attack o
Disgruntled family man blamed for deadly bus attack
EuroNews / Posted 10 days ago
A man at odds with his family is believed to be behind Monday’s deadly attack on a passenger bus in the Armenian capital Yerevan.. Two people were killed and six others hurt by the blast in a residential area close to the city centre. According to... Read more
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The Christian Post
George Clooney Gives $1.1M Award to Christian Woman Who Saved Thousands of Orphanshave even when encountering seemingly insurmountable persecution and injustice,
George Clooney Gives $1.1M Award to Christian Woman Who Saved Thousands of Orphans
The Christian Post / Posted 10 days ago
have even when encountering seemingly insurmountable persecution and injustice," Clooney said when presenting the award in Yerevan, Armenia, Reuters reported. "By recognising Marguerite Barankitse's courage, commitment and sacrifice, I am hopeful... Read more
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International Business Times
Burundi crisis one year on: 'Don't let us be killed like flies' says activist Marguerite Barankitse the activists told IBTimes UK on the side-lines of an event in commemoration of
Burundi crisis one year on: 'Don't let us be killed like flies' says activist Marguerite Barankitse
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
the activists told IBTimes UK on the side-lines of an event in commemoration of the victims of the Armenian Genocide in Yerevan, where she was awarded for her humanitarian work for children. Burundi, which emerged from a long conflict between... Read more
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CTV News
Bus explosion in Armenia's capital not terror act, investigators sayYEREVAN, Armenia -- An explosion that devastated a bus in Armenia's capital, ki
Bus explosion in Armenia's capital not terror act, investigators say
CTV News / Posted 10 days ago
YEREVAN, Armenia -- An explosion that devastated a bus in Armenia's capital, killing two people and injuring seven, was not the result of a terrorist attack, the country's investigative committee said Tuesday. The explosion occurred Monday evening... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Investigators: Explosion in Armenia's capital not terror actYEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - An explosion that devastated a bus in Armenia's capital
Investigators: Explosion in Armenia's capital not terror act
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 10 days ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - An explosion that devastated a bus in Armenia's capital, killing two people and injuring seven, was not the result of a terrorist attack, the country's investigative committee said Tuesday. The explosion occurred Monday... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Investigators: Explosion in Armenia's capital not terror actYEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - An explosion that devastated a bus in Armenia's capital
Investigators: Explosion in Armenia's capital not terror act
Hawaii News Now / Posted 10 days ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - An explosion that devastated a bus in Armenia's capital, killing two people and injuring seven, was not the result of a terrorist attack, the country's investigative committee said Tuesday. The explosion occurred Monday... Read more
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CTV News
Bus explodes in Armenia's capital, at least two deadYEREVAN, Armenia -- Armenia's investigative committee says an explosion of a bu
Bus explodes in Armenia's capital, at least two dead
CTV News / Posted 10 days ago
YEREVAN, Armenia -- Armenia's investigative committee says an explosion of a bus in the country's capital has left two dead and seven injured. Investigators have not yet determined the cause of the Monday evening explosion on the streets of Yerevan,... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Investigators: Explosion in Armenia's capital not terror actYEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - An explosion that devastated a bus in Armenia's capital
Investigators: Explosion in Armenia's capital not terror act
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 days ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - An explosion that devastated a bus in Armenia's capital, killing two people and injuring seven, was not the result of a terrorist attack, the country's investigative committee said Tuesday. The explosion occurred Monday... Read more
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News 10 WILX
2 Dead In Explosion In Armenia's CapitalSuspected explosion (Courtesy: MGN Online) YEREVAN, Armenia Armenia's investig
2 Dead In Explosion In Armenia's Capital
News 10 WILX / Posted 10 days ago
Suspected explosion (Courtesy: MGN Online) YEREVAN, Armenia Armenia's investigative committee says an explosion of a bus in the country's capital has left two dead and seven injured. Investigators have not yet determined the cause of the Monday... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Blast in Armenia capital kills twoNARRATION). A blast on a passenger bus killed at least two people and injured s
Blast in Armenia capital kills two
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 10 days ago
NARRATION). A blast on a passenger bus killed at least two people and injured six others in the Armenian capital of Yerevan late on Monday, the Armenian investigative committee spokeswoman said. Video from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
George Clooney Awards New Humanitarian Prize to Burundi Orphanage Founderin a statement after receiving the award from Clooney, co-chair of the prize se
George Clooney Awards New Humanitarian Prize to Burundi Orphanage Founder
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
in a statement after receiving the award from Clooney, co-chair of the prize selection committee, in the Armenian capital Yerevan, late Sunday. "When you have compassion, dignity and love then nothing can scare you, nothing can stop you - no one... Read more
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TribLIVE
2 dead in explosion in Armenia’s capital2 dead in explosion in Armenia's capital | TribLIVE Neighborhoods 2 dead in e
2 dead in explosion in Armenia’s capital
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
2 dead in explosion in Armenia's capital | TribLIVE Neighborhoods 2 dead in explosion in Armenia's capital YEREVAN, Armenia — Armenia's investigative committee says an explosion of a bus in the country's capital has left two dead and seven... Read more
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Denver Post
2 dead in explosion in Armenia's capitalYEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's investigative committee says an explosion of
2 dead in explosion in Armenia's capital
Denver Post / Posted 10 days ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's investigative committee says an explosion of a bus in the country's capital has left two dead and seven injured. Investigators have not yet determined the cause of the Monday evening explosion on the streets of... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Burundian activist: Zuma has destroyed what Mandela built in my countryBurundian activist Marguerite Barankitse. (Supplied, News24 Correspondent) Yer
Burundian activist: Zuma has destroyed what Mandela built in my country
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
Burundian activist Marguerite Barankitse. (Supplied, News24 Correspondent) Yerevan - Exiled Burundian activist Marguerite Barankitse, who received a $1.1m humanitarian prize on Sunday, has accused President Jacob Zuma of destroying Nelson Mandela's... Read more
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The Star
Nagorno-Karabakh says two soldiers killed by Azeri gunfireYEREVAN (Reuters) - Two soldiers from the Armenian-backed Nagorno-Karabakh were
Nagorno-Karabakh says two soldiers killed by Azeri gunfire
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
YEREVAN (Reuters) - Two soldiers from the Armenian-backed Nagorno-Karabakh were killed by gunfire from Azerbaijan in the early hours of Tuesday, the defence ministry of the breakaway region said. (Reporting by Hasmik Mkrtchyan; Writing by Maria... Read more
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Lake Placid News
1 dead in Armenia bus explosionYEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenian officials say an explosion of a city bus in th
1 dead in Armenia bus explosion
Lake Placid News / Posted 10 days ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenian officials say an explosion of a city bus in the capital has killed at least one person and wounded six others. There was no immediate determination of the cause of the Monday evening explosion in Yerevan several... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
1 dead in Armenia bus explosionYEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Armenian officials say an explosion of a city bus in th
1 dead in Armenia bus explosion
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 11 days ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Armenian officials say an explosion of a city bus in the capital has killed at least one person and wounded six others. There was no immediate determination of the cause of the Monday evening explosion in Yerevan several... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
1 dead in Armenia bus explosionYEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Armenian officials say an explosion of a city bus in th
1 dead in Armenia bus explosion
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 11 days ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Armenian officials say an explosion of a city bus in the capital has killed at least one person and wounded six others. There was no immediate determination of the cause of the Monday evening explosion in Yerevan several... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Bus blast kills one in Armenian capitalYEREVAN: An explosion on a bus killed one passenger and wounded six in the Arme
Bus blast kills one in Armenian capital
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
YEREVAN: An explosion on a bus killed one passenger and wounded six in the Armenian capital Yerevan on Monday evening (Apr 25), the ex-Soviet nation's emergencies ministry said. "One passenger died on Monday evening in a bus explosion in (Yerevan's)... Read more
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Orange County Register
Clooney joins Armenians to mark anniversary of massacreYEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Actor George Clooney presented a $1.1 million award on
Clooney joins Armenians to mark anniversary of massacre
Orange County Register / Posted 11 days ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Actor George Clooney presented a $1.1 million award on the 101st anniversary of a massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks to a Burundi woman who offered sanctuary to thousands of orphans in the middle of a civil war there. The... Read more
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The Hindu
George Clooney awards new humanitarian prize to Burundi orphanage founderin a statement after receiving the award from Clooney, co-chair of the prize se
George Clooney awards new humanitarian prize to Burundi orphanage founder
The Hindu / Posted 11 days ago
in a statement after receiving the award from Clooney, co-chair of the prize selection committee, in the Armenian capital Yerevan, late Sunday. “When you have compassion, dignity and love then nothing can scare you, nothing can stop you - no one... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
George Clooney awards new humanitarian prize to Burundi orphanage founderin a statement after receiving the award from Clooney, co-chair of the prize se
George Clooney awards new humanitarian prize to Burundi orphanage founder
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 11 days ago
in a statement after receiving the award from Clooney, co-chair of the prize selection committee, in the Armenian capital Yerevan, late Sunday. "When you have compassion, dignity and love then nothing can scare you, nothing can stop you – no one... Read more
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Raw Story
George Clooney commemorates Armenian genocide victims on 101st anniversary Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story! YEREVAN, Armenia — Hollywood A-Lister
George Clooney commemorates Armenian genocide victims on 101st anniversary
Raw Story / Posted 11 days ago
Don't miss stories. Follow Raw Story! YEREVAN, Armenia — Hollywood A-Lister George Clooney has become the latest U.S. celebrity to speak out over the Armenian genocide as he... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Burundi humanitarian worker awarded prizeawarded the inaugural Aurora Prize at a ceremony presided over by actor George
Burundi humanitarian worker awarded prize
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 11 days ago
awarded the inaugural Aurora Prize at a ceremony presided over by actor George Clooney on Sunday in the Armenian capital Yerevan. Marguerite Barankitse, a Tutsi who saved thousands of lives, many of them children, and cared for orphans and... Read more
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Gulf News
George Clooney joins Armenians to mark anniversary of massacreClooney, foreground, puts a flower, as he attends a ceremony at a memorial to A
George Clooney joins Armenians to mark anniversary of massacre
Gulf News / Posted 11 days ago
Clooney, foreground, puts a flower, as he attends a ceremony at a memorial to Armenians killed by the Ottoman Turks, in Yerevan, Armenia on Sunday, April 24, 2016. The killing of more than 200 Armenian intellectuals on April 24, 1915 is regarded... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Refugees 'are people, just like you and me' says George Clooneypeople who didn’t look away when we were in need,” the Hollywood star said duri
Refugees 'are people, just like you and me' says George Clooney
EveningTimes Online / Posted 11 days ago
people who didn’t look away when we were in need,” the Hollywood star said during a speech at a humanitarian conference in Yerevan, Armenia. George Clooney is visiting Armenia (100 Lives/PA) He added: “The Clooney family fled a famine in Ireland... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
‘Jungle Book’ still reignsthe top five with $6.6 million and $6.1 million, respectively. Clooney joins A
‘Jungle Book’ still reigns
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 11 days ago
the top five with $6.6 million and $6.1 million, respectively. Clooney joins Armenians to mark anniversary of massacre YEREVAN, ARMENIA Actor George Clooney presented a $1.1 million award on the 101st anniversary of a massacre of Armenians by... Read more
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The Columbian
Clooney joins Armenians to mark anniversary of massacreYEREVAN, Armenia — American actor George Clooney on Sunday joined Armenians mar
Clooney joins Armenians to mark anniversary of massacre
The Columbian / Posted 11 days ago
YEREVAN, Armenia — American actor George Clooney on Sunday joined Armenians marking 101 years since a massacre by Ottoman Turks of some 1.5 million ethnic Armenians. Clooney attended a service at a hilltop memorial in the capital Yerevan led by... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Clooney joins Armenians to mark anniversary of massacreYEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Actor George Clooney presented a $1.1 million award on
Clooney joins Armenians to mark anniversary of massacre
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 11 days ago
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - Actor George Clooney presented a $1.1 million award on the 101st anniversary of a massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks to a Burundi woman who offered sanctuary to thousands of orphans in the middle of a civil war there. The... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Clooney Marks Armenian Massacre AnniversaryArmenian leaders and international dignitaries, earlier on Sunday attended a se
Clooney Marks Armenian Massacre Anniversary
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 11 days ago
Armenian leaders and international dignitaries, earlier on Sunday attended a service at a hilltop memorial in the capital, Yerevan, led by Armenian church leader Catholicos Karekin II to commemorate the massacre victims. In Turkey, President Recep... Read more
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EuroNews
Clooney joins Armenia Remembrance Day commemorationsduring the First World War. The massacres happened in 1915 but the pain, as pe
Clooney joins Armenia Remembrance Day commemorations
EuroNews / Posted 11 days ago
during the First World War. The massacres happened in 1915 but the pain, as people gathered at a memorial near the capital Yerevan, and for those across Armenia is still raw. Armenia says 1.5 million people died. It, along with certain... Read more
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NBC New York
Clooney Marks Armenian Massacre AnniversaryArmenian leaders and international dignitaries, earlier on Sunday attended a se
Clooney Marks Armenian Massacre Anniversary
NBC New York / Posted 11 days ago
Armenian leaders and international dignitaries, earlier on Sunday attended a service at a hilltop memorial in the capital, Yerevan, led by Armenian church leader Catholicos Karekin II to commemorate the massacre victims. In Turkey, President Recep... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Clooney Marks Armenian Massacre AnniversaryArmenian leaders and international dignitaries, earlier on Sunday attended a se
Clooney Marks Armenian Massacre Anniversary
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 11 days ago
Armenian leaders and international dignitaries, earlier on Sunday attended a service at a hilltop memorial in the capital, Yerevan, led by Armenian church leader Catholicos Karekin II to commemorate the massacre victims. In Turkey, President Recep... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Clooney Marks Armenian Massacre AnniversaryArmenian leaders and international dignitaries, earlier on Sunday attended a se
Clooney Marks Armenian Massacre Anniversary
NBC Chicago / Posted 11 days ago
Armenian leaders and international dignitaries, earlier on Sunday attended a service at a hilltop memorial in the capital, Yerevan, led by Armenian church leader Catholicos Karekin II to commemorate the massacre victims. In Turkey, President Recep... Read more
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NBC Washington
Clooney Marks Armenian Massacre AnniversaryArmenian leaders and international dignitaries, earlier on Sunday attended a se
Clooney Marks Armenian Massacre Anniversary
NBC Washington / Posted 11 days ago
Armenian leaders and international dignitaries, earlier on Sunday attended a service at a hilltop memorial in the capital, Yerevan, led by Armenian church leader Catholicos Karekin II to commemorate the massacre victims. In Turkey, President Recep... Read more
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