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Nearly 200 Jews from different organizations visit Armenian clergyman injured in attack in Jerusalem

Nearly 200 Jews representing different organizations visited the Armenian Quarter in Jerusalem to meet with clergymen Tiran Hakobyan and Arbak Sarukhanyan who have been attacked recently by the extremist religious youths, Chairman of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem Fr. Koryun Baghdasaryan said on Facebook.

Armenian Genocide commemoration events launch in Ukraine

The events commemorating the 106th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide have launched in Ukraine, Analitikaua reports, adding that the events have started with an information campaign.

Requiem mass to be held in Geneva’s St. Jacob Church to commemorate Armenian Genocide victims

A requiem mass will be held in the St. Jacob Church in the Swiss city of Geneva on April 24 aimed at commemorating the Armenian Genocide victims, Swiss-based music producer Ani Gasparyan told Armenpress.

Armenian Genocide commemoration events in Iran to kick off on April 23

This year the number of participants of the Armenian Genocide commemoration events in Iran will be limited due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Charles Aznavour statue to be installed in Varna

A statue of Charles Aznavour will be installed in Varna, Bulgaria, the Aznavour Foundation said on Tuesday.

Artsakh President awarded the representatives of the Armenian Diocese of Brazil

By the decree of the President of the Artsakh Republic, the Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Brazil, Bishop Narek Berberian and the Chairman of the Council of the Armenian Diocese of Brazil Andre Kissajikian were awarded “Vachagan Barepasht” Medal.

Israel’s Armenian community urges government to stop arms sales to Azerbaijan

The Union of the Armenian Communities in Israel organized a demonstration on Tuesday to protest Elbit Systems, an international defense electronics company that manufactures weapons supplied to Azerbaijan, Asbarez reports.

Noubar Afeyan’s Moderna working with scientists on vaccine against new variant of coronavirus

Moderna Inc said on Wednesday it is working with US government scientists to study an experimental booster shot that targets a concerning new variant of the coronavirus, and has raised its global COVID-19 vaccine production goal for this year by 100 million doses, Reuters reported.

The third meeting of "Artsakh-Diaspora Partnership" virtual bridge-platform took place

On February 9, 2021, the third meeting of the Artsakh-Diaspora Partnership virtual bridge-platform took place.

Western-Armenian language “on verge of destruction” in Turkey – warns Garo Paylan

A prominent Turkish lawmaker has warned that the Western-Armenian language is threatened in his country.

Anti-Armenian billboard in Philadelphia, USA removed

Through the collective efforts of the Armenian Assembly of America the anti-Armenian and anti-truthful billboard on Philadelphia’s I-95 was removed, the Assembly said on social media.

Turkey and Azerbaijan continue shameful whitewashing campaign - Armenian Assembly of America

As Turkey and Azerbaijan continue their duplicitous public relations campaign to influence US policy to whitewash their abysmal human rights record and cover up the financing of terrorists during last year’s 44-day war against the Armenian people, the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) urges activists across the country to remain vigilant.

No damages reported in Armenian community due to protests in Tripoli, Lebanon

The Armenian community in Lebanon suffered no damages as a result of the protests in Tripoli, the second largest city of Lebanon, Editor-in-chief of Azdag daily Shahan Gantaharian informs.

Lawyers Garo Ghazarian and Karnig Kerkonian played vital role in protecting human rights during war

Human Rights Defender of Armenia Arman Tatoyan says prominent Armenian lawyers in the United States Garo Ghazarian and Karnig Kerkonian have played an unparalleled role in protecting human rights in Artsakh and Armenia throughout the war.

Posters calling for recognition of Artsakh posted in US streets

Posters calling for peace, recognition of Artsakh, as well as the flag of Artsakh have been attached in the streets of the United States.

Thousands march in Syria in support of Artsakh

Armenian organizations in Syria held a mass demonstration on October 25 in protest of the Turkish-Azeri attacks on Artsakh.

Armenians in Turkey appear under target of hate speech and threats: MP Paylan among them

Hate speech and threats to Armenians in Turkey have intensified amid the ongoing Turkey-backed Azerbaijani aggression on Armenia and Artsakh.

Armenian member of Turkey parliament appeals to OSCE Minsk Group

I call upon members of the [OSCE] MINSK Group to step up efforts for a ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Garo Paylan, an Armenian member of the Turkish parliament, noted this on Twitter.

Hayastan All-Armenian Fund donates about $70,000 to Armenians in Syria

To alleviate the dire socio-economic and healthcare situation resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic that the Armenian community in Syria is currently facing, today the Executive Director of Hayastan All-Armenian Fund Haykak Arshamyan passed on nearly $70,000 to the Embassy of Armenia in Damascus for distribution ($30,000 will be donated to 502 teachers and 42 support staff of Armenian educational institutions in Syria, and $40,000 — to support those individuals currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus).

Monument to Komitas, symbol of Armenian Genocide, is desecrated in Paris

Monument to Komitas, symbol of Armenian Genocide, is desecrated in Paris