West under mounting pressure to confront Islamic State "I'm not going to get ahead of planning that hasn't been done or decisions that haven't been made," rear admiral John Kirby said.
August 23 marks 24th anniv. of Armenia's Declaration of Independence (video) The Supreme Council adopted a declaration of Armenian independence, renaming Armenian Socialist Republic as the Republic of Armenia.
Merkel due to arrive in Ukraine for talks Four months of fighting in the region have left more than 2,000 people dead and caused more than 330,000 people to flee their homes.
LA Community Colleges District Board passes resolution on Genocide "Study of 20th century world history would be incomplete without familiarity with the Armenian Genocide," Elen Asatryan said.