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The year women became eligible to vote in each country

By Tim Wenger SUFFRAGE HAPPENED in 1920 in the United States, three years behind Russia and Canada but 91 years ahead of Saudi Arabia, as noted by this map depicting the year women became eligible to vote in each country. Countries ...

The Birth of a Genocide Scholar

The coverage of the Armenian Genocide in publications like the Toronto Globe to the New York Times has helped scholars point out the truth. In this reflection piece, which appeared originally in the newspaperTorontoHye, genocide scholar Alan ...

Turkey Ranks Among Top 10 Countries With Probability of Committing Genocide

By Harut Sassounian According to the Early Warning Project of the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum, Turkey is ranked 8th among countries with the highest risk of committing mass killings. Azerbaijan is wrongly ranked much lower at 87th, and ...
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Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian brings Armenian brandy to the US

By: Brett Moskowitz   (TechCrunch)- When Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit, approached the members-only spirits subscription club Flaviar about bringing an Armenian brandy to market, he saw it as a unique opportunity to honor his paternal ...

EU Expects ‘Best Elections Ever’ In Armenia

By: Sargis Harutyunyan The European Union expects the upcoming parliamentary elections in Armenia to be the most democratic in the country’s history, a senior EU diplomat said recently in Yerevan. Piotr Switalski, the head of the EU Delegation ...

Should Armenia Grant Citizenship to Foreign Investors?

By Harut Sassounian The Acting Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan has made attracting overseas investors the priority of his new government. So far, it is too early to determine if foreign investors are interested in doing business in ...

Hostages as State Policy

By Raffi Bedrosyan In August 2018, US President Trump angrily announced that sanctions will be implemented against Turkey, and personally against the Turkish ministers of interior and justice. What was the reason for Trump’s fury? The ...
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Francophonie Summit offers an Opportunity for the New Armenia to shine on the World Stage

Raffi Elliott Last week, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan surprised many when he addressed a delegation from the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF), in perfect French. The envoys, headed by Secretary-General Michaëlle Jean, were in ...

EVN Report’s Editors Talk About Challenges Of Living In Armenia, The New Generation’s Promising Outlook And The Velvet Revolution

EVN report editors Maria Titizian and Roubina Margossian TorontoHye editor Karin Saghdejian had a candid conversation this summer in Yerevan with the editor in chief Maria Titizian and managing editor Roubina Margossian of EVN Report, a web based ...

A Brief Global History of Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity and Human Rights

Alan Whitehorn Introduction It is a great honour to be invited here at Glendon College of York University. I have happy family memories of this campus where my wife and I were married almost 50 years ago. It was a joyous occasion at Glendon ...