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Martin Eurnekian is the new Chair of ACI World Governing Board

Airports Council International (ACI) World has announced that Martin Eurnekian is the new Chair of the ACI World Governing Board, reports the ACI website.

Restoration of national structures among priorities of Syrian-Armenian community – lawmaker

The Syrian cities are already liberated from terrorist groups, but the war is not over yet.

Hayastan Fund’s Pan-European Phoneathon raises 1.242.460 euros

The annual Pan-European Phoneathon of the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund, held during November 14-18, raised 1,242,460 euros in donations and pledges, Hayastan All Armenian Fund informs.

Alexis Ohanian visits Armenia! exhibition at Metropolitan Museum of Art

Well-known American Armenian internet entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian visited the Armenia! exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, in New York, and together with his little daughter Olympia, News.am reports.

Georgian town names street, park after Aznavour

A street and a park in Akhalkalaki, Georgia, have been renamed in honor of legendary French Armenian singer and songwriter Charles Aznavour.

Saudi journalist’s murder exploited for selfish interests by world powers

The heinous murder of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has been exploited by leaders of several countries for their selfish political and economic gains, ignoring the vile nature of the crime. The main participants in this ugly game are Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United States.

Armenian woman is appointed to high post in Iran

Iranian Armenian woman Talin Mansourian has received a high post in Iran.

Renowned Armenian photographer Ara Güler dies

Famous Istanbul Armenian photographer Ara Güler has passed away on Wednesday evening, Haber Türk reported.

Sardarapat Armenian Memorial Highway signs unveil in US state of Colorado

Several dozen elected officials, Armenian-American leaders and community activists attended the official unveiling of the Sardarapat Armenian Memorial Highway sign in Centennial, Colorado, USA, Asbarez reported.

Macron: Aznavour was the son, the ambassador, the friend of Armenia

Charles Aznavour was the son, the ambassador, the friend of Armenia, and the 1988 earthquake marked the beginning of his commitment to Armenia, President of France Emmanuel Macron said during the homage to Aznavour in Paris on Friday, News.am reports.

Harut Sassounian: Armenia not only needs investments, but also charity

hroughout the years, since Armenia’s independence in 1991, I have had the unique opportunity of spending hundreds of hours with the country’s three previous Presidents, discussing privately with them Armenia’s many problems, Armenian-American writer, public activist and publisher of The California Courier, Harut Sassounian noted, News.am reports.

՛Days of Artsakh in France՛ Festival to be Concluded

On September 21, the 'Days of Artsakh in France’ Festival was hosted in the French city of Aix-en-Provence. The events planned within the frameworks of the festival will last till October 13, press service of Artsakh MFA stated.

Honorary Consulate of Armenia inaugurated in Morelia, Mexico

Armenia’s honorary consulate has been inaugurated on September 21 in Morelia, the capital city of Michoacán, Mexico.

Park named after Yerevan opens in Chicago

With the initiative of the Honorary Council of the Republic of Armenia and Official Representative of Business Armenia to Chicago, Paruir Sarkisian, along with the support of the Armenian community and the local municipality, the park named after Armenia’s capital city of Yerevan has been officially opened in the capital city of the US state of Illinois.

Armenian MP of Turkey demands to investigate 1955 pogrom and plundering of Istanbul Armenians and Greeks

Istanbul Armenian MP and vice-chairman of the opposition pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP), Garo Paylan, has submitted to the Turkish parliament a formal request for investigating the pogrom and plundering of Armenians and Greeks in Istanbul, in 1955, News.am reports.

Istanbul Armenians mark heroic battle of Musa Dagh

Istanbul Armenians have celebrated the the heroic battle of Musa Dagh.

Parents angered by religion-related questions in Istanbul Armenian schools’ exams

The religion-related questions in the final exams of Armenian schools in Istanbul, Turkey, have caused discontent among parents.

Armenian churches in Istanbul to serve Divine Liturgy in memory of Greece wildfire casualties

The Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople has issued a statement on serving a special liturgy for the victims of the recent wildfires in Greece.

Armenia’s Diaspora Minister to visit Los Angeles, USA

Armenia’s Minister of Diaspora Mkhitar Hayrapetyan will visit Los Angeles, USA at the end of July, the Consulate General of Armenia in LA reported.

Red Cross launches new program for Syrian Armenians in Armenia

From July 2018 to June 2021, the IRIS program—which is implemented under the leadership of the Austrian Red Cross—will contribute to the implementation of the Armenian national policy of ensuring a dignified life for the Syrian Armenians living in Armenia.

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