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Istanbul Armenian MP: China developed 3 times more in 10 years and passed Turkey

Garo Paylan, Istanbul Armenian MP from Turkey’s opposition pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP), made a post on Twitter about the country’s economy, news.am reports.

Armenian Genocide Museum to Open In Buenos Aires

The Buenos Aires City Council has given the green light to the construction of an Armenian Genocide Museum in the city.

Memorial to victims of Armenian and Assyrian Genocides to be erected in Sweden

A monument in memory of the victims of Armenian and Assyrian Genocides by the Ottoman Empire will be erected in Vasteras city in central Sweden, Ermenihaber reported.

Ara Darzi, Outstanding Surgeon, the First Armenian in the House of Lords

The British elite is largely conservative and not just anyone can become a part of it. However, Ara Darzi, one of the distinguished surgeons in the world, who also has been the first Armenian in the house of Lords, did become one.

Turkish-Armenian MP Garo Paylan's tweet for passing of Mesrob Mutafyan

Turkish-Armenian Member of Parliament of Turkey Garo Palyan has extended condolences over the death of Mesrob II, the Armenian Patriarch of Constaninople.

Erdoğan extends condolences on Armenian patriarch’s passing

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Friday had a telephonic conversation with Archbishop Aram Ateşyan, General Vicar of the Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople.

Armenian Genocide anniversary March for Justice to be held in Los Angeles

The traditional March for Justice, which this year is devoted to the 104th anniversary of Armenian Genocide, will be held in Los Angeles, on the anniversary day of this tragedy.

Paylan inquires about demolition of Charents house in Turkey

Istanbul-Armenian MP Garo Paylan, representing the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) has submitted an inquiry to Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy over the demolition of the native house of renowned Armenian poet Yeghishe Charents in the town of Kars.

Azerbaijan’s destruction of Armenian monuments exceeds ISIS crimes. Sassounian

“A groundbreaking forensic report tracks Azerbaijan’s destruction of 89 medieval churches, 5,480 intricate cross-stones, and 22,700 tombstones,” is the subtitle of an incredible article by Simon Maghakyan and Sarah Pickman, published in the Hyperallergic Magazine last week. The article is titled: “A Regime Conceals its Erasure of Indigenous Armenian Culture.”

Racist writings made on Istanbul Armenian church wall

An unidentified person, or persons, made racist writings on the wall of the Holy Archangel Armenian Church in Istanbul, Turkey.

Armenian St. Giragos church being restored in Turkey

Armenian St. Giragos church, which was damaged during the clashes between Turks and Kurds in 2015, will be restored, News.am reports.

Greater Washington DC community members join Armenian Youth Federation protesting outside Azerbaijani embassy

Greater Washington DC community members joined the Armenian Youth Federation protesting outside the Azerbaijani embassy who demand justice for the Sumgait, Kirovabad, Baku and Maragha pogroms from 1988-1992 and raise their voices in support of freedom and security for the independent Republic of Artsakh, Asbarez reports.

Consul General of Armenia to LA attends plenary session of California State Senate

Consul General of Armenia to Los Angeles Armen Baibourtian has attended the February 15 plenary session of the California State Senate, where Senator Scott Wilk formally introduced Baibourtian to the lawmakers.

Armenian American Museum Telethon to be held on February 17

The Armenian American Museum is set to hold its inaugural Telethon on Sunday, February 17, Massis Post reported.

Vicar: Pope's visit is important for Armenian community of UAE

The Pope’s visit to the UAE from Sunday to Tuesday will prompt people of all faiths across the world to make the emirates a permanent pilgrim centre, demonstrating the peaceful coexistence of different religions in one society, according to the head of the Armenian Church in the UAE, Gulf News reported.

US Consul General in Jerusalem visits Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem

On January 31, 2019, US Consul General in Jerusalem Her Excellency Mrs. Karen Sasahara visited the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem and met with His Beatitude Abp. Nourhan Manougian, the Armenian Patriarch of Jerusalem, Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem reported.

ANCA-WR Condemns Hateful Acts on Armenian Schools

Last night, hateful acts of vandalism and trespassing were directed against Holy Martyrs Ferrahian School and AGBU Manoogian-Demirdjian School in the San Fernando Valley as school officials reported finding Turkish flags hanging on campus as they arrived at school in the morning, ancawr.org reports.

Armenian saves three children in Russia fire

Armenian man saved three children from a burning house near Russian Yekaterinburg, the press service General Directorate of Emergency Situations in the Sverdlovsk region reported, News.am reports.

Serena Williams on Armenian influence: I'm learning little bit every day

American tennis player, the wife of Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian Serena Williams commented on the influence of Armenian culture on her life.

Ruben Vardanyan to join ACRA Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of the Analytical Credit Rating Agency (ACRA) has offered well-known Russian Armenian businessman and philanthropist Ruben Vardanyan a position on the board of the agency, ACRA informed in a statement.