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April 24

By Recalling Its Ambassador from the Vatican, Turkey Helped Publicize Pope's Affirmation of Armenian Genocide

Harut Sassounian | Posted 06.23.2015 | World
Harut Sassounian

The Turkish government's overreaction and the Pope's refusal to apologize for his remarks made international headlines on TV networks, websites and newspapers around the world.

The Norwegian Who Helped the Armenians Come to America

Chris Bohjalian | Posted 06.21.2015 | Books
Chris Bohjalian

Earlier this year, I journeyed from Vermont to Oslo to introduce myself to Marit Greve, an 86-year-old Norwegian who still swims in the fjord outside her home on the outskirts of the city. I wanted to meet her because it's possible some of my Armenian ancestors would not have wound up in America were it not for her grandfather,

Ten Reasons Why Obama Should Travel to Armenia on April 24

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.30.2015 | World
Harut Sassounian

Armenia's President Serzh Sargsyan has invited several world leaders to Yerevan on April 24 to commemorate the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide. Here are 10 reasons why Air Force One should make an auspicious landing in Yerevan's Zvartnots International Airport on April 24.

Why Easter Sunday Comes Later Than Normal This Year

Posted 06.22.2011 | Religion

The way the calendar works, Easter Sunday can take place no later than April 25. The date for Easter Sunday 2011 is April 24. The modern calendar a...

Obama Should Forfeit his Nobel Prize

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

In a recent letter to Armenian American organizations, Pres. Obama once again played shameful word games with the term genocide.

Who Will Blink First, Armenia or Turkey?

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

For more than a year, many Armenians, both in Armenia and the Diaspora, have vigorously complained to the government about the wisdom of negotiating an agreement with Turkey.

Et Tu Obama? Letter from a Former Admirer

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

Mr. President, we are now terribly disappointed because you acted not much differently than your predecessors on the Armenian Genocide issue.

Obama Undermines His Credibility by Not Saying "Genocide" in Ankara

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

It is not clear if Pres. Obama was deceived by the Turks' warnings to third parties not to interfere in the Armenian-Turkish negotiations.

Turkey's Delay Tactics in Opening the Border with Armenia

Harut Sassounian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Harut Sassounian

While some people are dismissing Pres. Obama's solemn campaign pledge to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide, Turkish leaders have taken the president's promise very seriously.