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  • Las Vegas Community Gathers for St. Garabed Church Cultural Center and Koujakian Hall Opening

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    24 Oct 2014 | 8:22 am
    The Prelate leads the ribbon-cutting ceremony LAS VEGAS—The weekend of October 18 and 19 was a momentous one for members of St. Garabed Church of Las Vegas who celebrated the grand opening of the Cultural Center and Koujakian Hall, signifying the successful completion of the project which had begun in 2009. The weekend’s festivities commenced on Saturday, October 18 with a celebratory banquet held at Cili Restaurant of Bali Hai Golf Course. The official opening of the new complex was conducted by Western Prelate Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian on Sunday, following Divine Liturgy.
  • Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies at 71

    Armenian News - PanARMENIAN.Net
    25 Oct 2014 | 12:42 pm
    Considered one of the greatest rock trios of all time, Cream was formed by Bruce, guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker in 1966.
  • Troika Rally: Tsarukyan calls for leadership of “new quality”

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    24 Oct 2014 | 7:47 pm
    Gagik Tsarukyan, the leader of the opposition-leaning Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP), has called for leadership and politics of new quality as he addressed on Friday evening another well-attended rally in Yerevan’s Liberty Square organized by the informal coalition of three parliamentary minority parties.
  • Ayanian film to celebrate Armenian American culture

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    19 Oct 2014 | 11:54 pm
    Tom Vartabedian reports on Stephanie Ayanian's plans for a documentary that will focus on Armenian American families, her way of marking the Armenian Genocide centennial in 2015.
  • Healthy lifestyle courses at Chinary and Aygepar schools

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    25 Oct 2014 | 7:55 am
    On October 25 the Youth Organization of the Republican Party of Armenia and Yerevan State Medical University students’ council visited Tavush region Chinary and Aygepar villages. Within the frames of the project “Let’s be helpful”, the students visited Tavush region Chinary and Aygepar villages’ schools. Courses on the topics “healthy lifestyle”, “healthy food”, “personal hygiene” were held with two villages’ pupils, first aid trainings were also conducted. After the trainings the children got personal hygiene items (tooth paste, brushes, etc. ) The aim of the project…
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  • Las Vegas Community Gathers for St. Garabed Church Cultural Center and Koujakian Hall Opening

    Contributor
    24 Oct 2014 | 8:22 am
    The Prelate leads the ribbon-cutting ceremony LAS VEGAS—The weekend of October 18 and 19 was a momentous one for members of St. Garabed Church of Las Vegas who celebrated the grand opening of the Cultural Center and Koujakian Hall, signifying the successful completion of the project which had begun in 2009. The weekend’s festivities commenced on Saturday, October 18 with a celebratory banquet held at Cili Restaurant of Bali Hai Golf Course. The official opening of the new complex was conducted by Western Prelate Archbishop Moushegh Mardirossian on Sunday, following Divine Liturgy.
  • ANCA Announces 2014 Congressional Grades and Endorsements

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    24 Oct 2014 | 8:19 am
    Election 2014 Throws Community’s Electoral Support Behind U.S. House and Senate Candidates with Proven Track Records on Armenian American Issues WASHINGTON—The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) this week released its 2014 Congressional grades and endorsements, throwing the Armenian American community’s political and electoral strength behind House and Senate candidates from more than twenty-three states with proven track records of support on issues of special concern to Armenian Americans and all friends of Armenia. “The ANCA is pleased, once again, to provide…
  • Turkey Unmasked … Again

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    24 Oct 2014 | 7:57 am
    Smoke from an airstrike by the US-led coalition rises outside Kobani, Syria, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border. Oct. 23, 2014. (Photo: A.P.) BY SETO BOYADJIAN, ESQ. To Hovan Tashjian, who passed away early this week – a friend, a free spirit, and a rebel in the fight for the Armenian Cause For over three years, Turkey has armed, trained and then allowed Islamist terrorists to cross the Turkish border into northern Syria. These terrorists, who now constitute the base of the so-called Islamist State (IS), plan to carve out an Islamic Caliphate within…
  • Schiff Discusses Orphan Rug, ISIS with Asbarez

    Ara Khachatourian
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:16 am
    Rep. Adam Schiff, in an interview with Asbarez Editor Ara Khachatourian discussed the recent development surrounding the Armenian Orphan Rug exhibit at the White House visitor center next month, as well as Turkey’s efforts to thwart US-led operation to combat the Islamic State–ISIS
  • Turkish Dealers Help ISIS Earn $1 Mil. Per Day

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    24 Oct 2014 | 4:33 am
    Derricks at an oil field in Syria WASHINGTON (AP)—The Islamic State (ISIS) is earning about $1 million a day from black market oil sales, the United States has said, vowing to impose harsh sanctions on the purchasers of the oil, “including middlemen from Turkey.” “With the important exception of some state-sponsored terrorist organizations, ISIS is probably the best-funded terrorist organization we have confronted,” David Cohen, U.S. Treasury Department undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence, said in a speech at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in…
 
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  • Troika Rally: Tsarukyan calls for leadership of “new quality”

    24 Oct 2014 | 7:47 pm
    Gagik Tsarukyan, the leader of the opposition-leaning Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP), has called for leadership and politics of new quality as he addressed on Friday evening another well-attended rally in Yerevan’s Liberty Square organized by the informal coalition of three parliamentary minority parties.
  • Sargsyan: Constitutional reform concept will pass on to stage of political discussions

    24 Oct 2014 | 5:31 pm
    The concept of constitutional amendments in Armenia will pass on to the stage of political discussions in the time to come, President Serzh Sargsyan said in a message addressed to the participants of an international conference in Yerevan dealing with constitutional justice.
  • Moms’ Protest: Working women against plans to reduce maternity leave benefits

    24 Oct 2014 | 5:20 pm
    The bill about making changes to the law on ‘Temporary Unemployment Benefits discussed by the Armenian government caused another wave of discontent. Those against it believe that the bill violates the rights of working women.
  • Border Villages Support Law: Residents of Armenia’s “frontline” communities unenthused by business tax exemptions

    Gayane Mkrtchyan
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:06 pm
    The Parliament has passed the Law “On tax exemptions for entrepreneurship in border village communities” in the first hearing, with which they will try to boost economic activity in those communities and improve business environment by exempting people from the main taxes, as a result there will be recorded about 30 billion AMD (about $7.3 million) revenues loss of the state budget.
  • President Serzh Sargsyan gives interview to The New York Times

    24 Oct 2014 | 2:16 pm
    Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has given an interview to The New York Times, in which he, among other things, also addressed the issue of genocides. “We believe that the whole of mankind should be consistent in the recognition, condemnation and exclusion of denialism of this crime of crimes,” Sragsyan said in the interview published in the NYT along with a four-page insert on the history of Armenia.
 
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  • Healthy lifestyle courses at Chinary and Aygepar schools

    A1Plus
    25 Oct 2014 | 7:55 am
    On October 25 the Youth Organization of the Republican Party of Armenia and Yerevan State Medical University students’ council visited Tavush region Chinary and Aygepar villages. Within the frames of the project “Let’s be helpful”, the students visited Tavush region Chinary and Aygepar villages’ schools. Courses on the topics “healthy lifestyle”, “healthy food”, “personal hygiene” were held with two villages’ pupils, first aid trainings were also conducted. After the trainings the children got personal hygiene items (tooth paste, brushes, etc. ) The aim of the project…
  • AYB FE + 24 10 14 (video)

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    25 Oct 2014 | 6:42 am
  • Serzh Sargsyan leaves for France on a working visit

    A1Plus
    25 Oct 2014 | 5:55 am
    On October 26, with the invitation of President of France Francois Hollande, President Serzh Sargsyan leaves for the Republic of France on a working visit. Within the frames of the visit on October 27, the RA President will have meeting with the President of France, during which various issues relating to Armenian-French agenda will be discussed. Serzh Sargsyan and Francois Hollande will also discuss issues relating to the negotiation process of peaceful resolution of NKR conflict. On the same day with the initiative of President of France within the frames of OSCE Minsk group chairmanship,…
  • Արդյոք կա՞ խտրական վերաբերմունք (video)

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    25 Oct 2014 | 5:16 am
  • “Ararat” meets the leader

    A1Plus
    25 Oct 2014 | 4:02 am
    Today Armenian Football Premier League 11th round starts with two matches. Republic champion “Banants” receives last year bronze medalist “Mika”. “Banants” has 11 points from 9 matches and is on the 5th place. “Mika” has had 10 matches and is on the 7th place with 7 points. Both teams need victory. By the way, “Banants” Head Coach Zholt Hornyak formerly worked at “Mika”, but was dismissed after one year. “Mika” Head Coach Aram Voskanyan formerly was the assistant of Slovak specialist. The first match of the teams ended in a draw. 15 minutes before the end of…
 
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  • Prelate of Aleppo Visits North America

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    24 Oct 2014 | 11:26 am
    WATERTOWN, Mass. (A.W.)—His Eminence Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, Prelate of Aleppo, has been meeting with members of the Armenian communities across the U.S., to brief on the Syrian crisis and the Syrian Armenian community, and to raise funds for relief efforts. Archbishop Sarkissian arrived in California on Oct. 13, and has now made his way to the East coast. His Eminence Archbishop Shahan Sarkissian, Prelate of Aleppo (photo by Tom Vartabedian) On Oct. 22, the Archbishop, accompanied by His Eminence Archbishop Oshagan Choloyan, Prelate of the Eastern U.S., visited the Hairenik building…
  • Which Season Is Your Favorite?

    Tom Vartabedian
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:54 am
    I’ll start out by telling you mine. It would be the one that’s embracing us all. The splendor of autumn. This all started when the grandkids were revealing their favorite season. One said winter for obvious reasons: Christmas. Another pointed to summer for camps and swimming on a lake, not to mention a hiatus from school. Not one child picked spring, through we have horticulturalists in our family who plant gardens and showcase their crops at that time. I summoned a show of hands for autumn and only one shot up. Mine. Tell me, reader, is there anything more breathtaking than a colorful…
  • Ideas for Armenian Justice Exchanged at APP Conference (Detailed Report with Videos)

    Laura Boghosian
    24 Oct 2014 | 10:51 am
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—From the concept of worthy and unworthy victims to calls for reparations for the Armenian Genocide, the fifth Armenians and Progressive Politics conference saw journalists, academics, legal professionals and activists from across the globe gather to share knowledge and ideas and to discuss how to achieve justice for the Armenian people. The conference, which took place at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) from Sept. 26-27, had as its theme “The Road to Justice.”  Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian Discuss the Middle East Friday night’s opening plenary…
  • Shiragian Legacy Celebrated at Hairenik Event in New Jersey

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    24 Oct 2014 | 9:30 am
    RIDGEWOOD, N.J. (A.W.)—A reception and program launching two books recently published by the Hairenik Association was hosted by Michael and Ani Sarajian at their home in Ridgewood. The program featured a presentation on Arshavir Shiragian, whose memoir The Legacy was recently republished by the Hairenik Association as an e-book. The book chronicles the extraordinary story of Shiragian who embarked on an international manhunt to track down and assassinate the Turkish masterminds of the Armenian Genocide. Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Eastern Region Central Committee Chair Richard…
  • ‘Metal Memories’, a New Exhibit at the Armenian Museum of America

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    24 Oct 2014 | 9:10 am
    WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian Museum of America is pleased to present a new exhibition, Metal Memories: Selections from the Berdj Garabedian Collection, on view in the rear gallery on the 2nd floor of the museum beginning Nov. 2, 2014. Garabedian, a native of Syria, was a passionate collector of Armenian coins and domestic metalwork, and published numerous academic articles about his   collections.  The Armenian Museum is fortunate to acquire Garabedian’s extensive collections of metalwork including heirloom plates, tools, cookware, weapons, trays and inkwells.  The Armenian Museum…
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  • Armenia’s Eurasian integration enjoys opposition’s wide support – Russian envoy

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    25 Oct 2014 | 4:50 pm
    The Russian ambassador to Armenia said Saturday that he sees the opposition’s overwhelming support to the country’s Eurasian integration policies. Ivan Volynkin made the remark at a news conference in Yerevan as he addressed the non-governing political forces’ latest joint rally. “Nobody is against that membership [in the Eurasian Economic Union] apart from one person,” he said, Heritage party leader Raffi Hovhannisian's speech.Asked what he thinks about the strong-worded pro-Russian remarks voiced by first President and current leader of the opposition Armenian National Congress…
  • Iran hangs executed woman despite campaign

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    25 Oct 2014 | 12:05 pm
    Iran has executed a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her, BBC News reports, citing her mother.Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, was hanged in a Tehran prison despite an international campaign urging a reprieve.Jabbari was arrested in 2007 for the murder of Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, a former employee of Iran's ministry of intelligence.Human rights group Amnesty International said she was convicted after a deeply flawed investigation.A campaign calling for a halt to the execution was launched on Facebook and Twitter last month and appeared to have brought a temporary stay in…
  • From Knee Injury to Life Threatening Bone Cancer: Young Soldier Appeals for Help

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    25 Oct 2014 | 7:22 am
    18:30, October 24, 2014“I don’t place any hope on the government” This is the story of Mayis Geghamyan, a 19 year-old whose life was irrevocably changed on July 15, 2013 while serving as a conscript soldier in Artsakh. It was on that date, just four days into his military service that Mayis took on a fall during a training exercise and damaged his right knee. Today, he’s a patient at the Nayri Medical Center in Yerevan receiving chemotherapy for osteosarcoma which has metastasized into his lungs.  His right leg has since been amputated. On the day I went to visit him in hospital,…
  • Pizza order saves victim of domestic abuse

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    25 Oct 2014 | 7:21 am
    A victim of a domestic abuse attack managed to covertly alert the police to her appalling predicament by pretending to order a pizza, The Huffington Post reports.The unidentified victim ordered a "large with half pepperoni, half mushroom and peppers" from a 911 operative who was at first baffled and believed it to be a prank call.Thankfully they soon realised the severity of the situation and sent police to the house in question. Read full news story at Huffingtonpost.co.uk. This news is brought to you by HyeMedia | Armenian News where you can read balanced Armenian News from Armenia & the…
  • Young man killed in roof collapse in Armenia’s Kotayk

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    25 Oct 2014 | 7:20 am
    A 28-year-old resident of Armenia’s Kotayk region was found dead by emergency officers on Saturday morning. The team rushed to the scene upon receiving an urgent call that a cattle-shed had caught fire in the namesake village..According to the Emergency Ministry's official website, the dead body was found in a neighboring construction on which the burning roof (made of concrete and iron) had collapsed. The deceased was identified as L.M. The construction, which stored 40 hectares of cattle food, belonged to L M, 40. This news is brought to you by HyeMedia | Armenian News where you can read…
 
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  • Pro-independence protesters jailed on ‘hooliganism’ charges

    Observer
    17 Oct 2014 | 12:45 pm
    Armenia – Activist Shant Harutiunian and his 15-year-old son Shahen stand trial on what they consider politically motivated charges, Yerevan, 15Sep2014. A court in Yerevan issued harsh sentences to a group of activists along with their leader, Shant Harutyunian, who were arrested on November 5 last year, as they clashed with the riot police blocking their march towards the Presidential palace under a ‘revolution’ banner. Throughout the trial Harutiunian and his arrested supporters, some of whom are Karabakh war veterans, claimed that they went on the street to protect…
  • New opposition group criticizes the Trio, calls for cooperation of civic-political groups

    Observer
    16 Oct 2014 | 7:54 am
    Armenia — Nikol Pashinian (C) and other leaders of the Civil Contract movement speak to journalists, Yerevan, 13Oct2014 The problem with blogging in a small country like Armenia is that eventually you’ll have to blog about your friends and it becomes hard to remain honest and impartial… I’ve been keeping an eye out for the political union called Civil Contract since their first media appearance late last year, when some of my Sksela friends led by Nikol Pashinian, one of the most charismatic and vocal opposition figures, announced about the creation of the group with the ambitious…
  • 55% of Armenians support country’s membership in Eurasian Economic Union

    Observer
    14 Oct 2014 | 8:23 am
    According to the Caucasus Barometer 2013, 55% of Armenians support Armenia’s joining the Eurasian Economic Union. According to the Caucasus Barometer 2013, 55% of Armenians support Armenia’s joining the Eurasian Economic Union. More importantly, only 13% are against it. PS: I trust the Caucasus Barometer and their data. The only problem with this chart is this — I’m pretty sure the 55% of Armenians, plus the 11% who said they don’t know, in reality have a very vague understanding of what the membership in EEU will mean for the country’s future.
  • Looking Beyond Emotions: Armenia Joins the Eurasian Union

    Observer
    12 Oct 2014 | 11:01 am
    Belarus- Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian signs an accession treaty with the Eurasian Economic Union, Minsk, 10Oct2014. It was hardly a surprise for an average Armenian to learn on Friday that the country’s President signed the agreement to join the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan. Here’s why: Russia’s president Vladimir Putin wanted us there and the Russian Tzar always has his way here in Armenia; our so called Public TV touted the benefits of joining the Russia-led block for a whole year; all the political analysts said it is the…
  • Opposition flexes its muscles in Yerevan

    Observer
    11 Oct 2014 | 6:47 am
    Armenia – Leader of “Prosperous Armenia” party Gagik Tsarukian and former President Levon Ter-Petrosian at an opposition rally in Yerevan, 10Oct2014. Three non-government parliamentary parties staged a demonstration of power on Friday, as they organized the most bewildering of political rallies I have ever seen in Armenia. Consider this: the rally was organized by the “Prosperous Armenia” party led by government connected tycoon Gagik Tsarukian, radical opposition party “Armenian Naitonal Contress” led by former president Levon Ter-Petrossian and the…
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    Hnazarian | Kumpulan Aneka Resep Masakan Dan Cara Membuatnya

  • RESEP BAKWAN JAGUNG RENYAH

    10 Oct 2014 | 5:11 am
    Resep Bakwan Jagung Renyah ini adalahs alah satu resep gorengan yang kami sajikan untuk anda. Anda pasti sudah begitu sering makan bakwan jagung. Karena memang bakwan adalah salah satu gorengan yang paling disukai oleh semua orang. Resep bakwan jagung kami ini adalah refleksi dari kecintaan kami terhadap bakwan goreng jagung. Bakwan jika dilihat dari namanya adalah makanan yang berasal dari Cina. Pasalnya, ada beberapa makanan dari cina yang juga berawalan bak. Misalnya bakpao, bakmi, bakpia, dan bakso. Cara membuat bakwan jagung pun sangat mudah dan praktis.Resep bakwan jagung dari kami ini…
  • RESEP KERING TEMPE KENTANG PEDAS

    8 Oct 2014 | 9:18 am
    Resep Kering Tempe Kentang Pedas kali ini bisa menjadi variasi menu bagi anda yang bosan dengan menu makanan sehari-hari. Kering tempe memang cukup enak untuk ukuran masakan sederhana. Tempe mengandung banyak protein sehingga baik untuk nutrisi tubuh kita. Resep kering tempe kentang pedas dari kami ini sudah terbukti enaknya. Soal pedas, anda bisa menyesuaikan dengan selera anda. Tempe dan tahu memang menjadi makanan rakyat yang relatif murah namun bergizi tinggi. Cara membuat kering tempe pun sangat mudah dan praktis. Kami menambahkan kentang dalam olahan kering tempe. Mari kita simak resep…
  • RESEP PEMPEK PALEMBANG ASLI ENAK

    7 Oct 2014 | 5:01 am
    Resep Pempek Palembang Asli Enak. Salah satu makanan khas Indonesia khususnya Sumatera adalah Pempek Palembang. Pempek palembang juga sering disebut dengan empek-empek yang sudah populer di seluruh penjuru Indonesia. Pempek palembang menjadi ikon Kota Palembang sejak puluhan tahun lalu. Sampai saat ini pun keberadaan pempek palembang masih sangat eksis. RESEP PEMPEK PALEMBANG dari kami ini tak perlu anda ragukan lagi karena resep kami aseli enaknya. Jika anda ingin makan pempek palembang, anda bisa membuatnya sendiri di rumah. Tentunya dengan panduan resep pempek palembang asli enak dari kami…
  • RESEP RISOLES KEJU MAYONES PALING ENAK

    6 Oct 2014 | 4:49 am
    Resep Risoles Keju Mayones Paling Enak ini kami buat berdasarkan pengalaman. Rasanya sangat enak dan mantap. Jika anda bosan dengan makanan sehari-hari, maka risoles keju mayones bisa menjadi pilihan alternatif anda. Resep risoles keju mayones juga sangat sederhana dan mudah untuk membuatnya. Risoles memang begitu digemari oleh orang Indonesia karena rasanya yang enak. Risoles biasa kita jumpai dalam berbagai acara keluarga, pernikahan, dan lain-lain. Yuk kita simak resep risoles keju mayones paling enak berikut ini. Jangan sampai lewat yaa.Resep risoles keju mayones bisa dengan mudah anda…
  • RESEP GADO-GADO SAUS KACANG SPESIAL

    4 Oct 2014 | 5:21 am
    Resep Gado-Gado Saus Kacang Spesial kali ini akan kami sajikan untuk anda. Gado-gado adalah salah satu menu masakan yang sangat digemari oleh semua orang. Rasanya yang segar dan pedas menjadi daya tarik dan membuat setiap orang ketagihan. Resep gado-gado yang kami sajikan ini sangat enak dan lezat, dan anda bisa mencobanya di rumah. Gado-gado tidak akan pernah ditinggalkan oleh penggemarnya. Dengan saus kacang yang pedas dan nikmat semakin membuat rasa gado-gado lebih lengkap. Kata gado-gado sendiri diambil dari banyaknya jenis bahan yang ada dalam menu gado-gado. Bagi anda yang ingin membuat…
 
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