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.

2 key suspects released in Hrant Dink case

Two key suspects in case regarding the murder of former Agos weekly newspaper Editor-in-Chief Hrant Dink were released.

Ethnic Armenian economist Daron Acemoglu denies media reports on becoming minister in Turkey

World-renowned ethnic Armenian economist Daron Acemoglu denied the Turkish media reports according to which he has received a proposal to take a position of a minister in Turkey, Acemoglu told Cumhuriyet.

Armenian-American internet entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian invited to 2019 Yerevan WCIT

Armenian-American internet entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian, the cofounder of Reddit and Initialized Capital, has been invited to participate in the 2019 World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) in Yerevan, Armenia, Union of Advanced Technology Enterprises of Armenia (UATE) president Alexander Yesayan told reporters at the DigiTec Business Forum. UATE is the organizer of DigiTec.

Armenian lawyer appointed councilor in Toronto

Toronto city council has appointed lawyer Miganoush Megardichian to fill the seat left vacant by former Ward 41 Councillor Chin Lee, Horizon Weekly reported quoting Global News.

Catalan and Spanish police arrest some 142 members of Armenian mafia

Some 142 people were arrested in a joint operation by Catalan and Spanish police against the Armenian mafia on Tuesday morning, which took place in a number of towns in Catalonia and the rest of Spain.

Alexis Ohanian arrives in Armenia

Renowned American Armenian internet entrepreneur Alexis Ohanian, who is the co-founder of Reddit and Initialized Capital, has arrived in Armenia.

Armenian FM holds meeting with ANCA chairman

Foreign minister of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan on June 26 received chairman of the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Raffi Hamparian, the foreign ministry said.

Armenian MP achieves crushing victory in Turkey parliamentary election

Istanbul Armenian MP and vice-chairman of the opposition pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP), Garo Paylan, whom HDP had nominated in Diyarbakır, achieved brilliant results in Sunday’s parliamentary election in Turkey.

Armenian Vardavar will be celbrated in Washington as part of Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Armenian Vardavar will be celebrated in Washington during the Smithsonian Folklife Festival dedicated to Armenia.

Armenia to debut in Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington D.C.

The Folklife Festival of the Smithsonian Institution will kick off June 27 in Washington D.C., USA, with Armenia participating for the first time.

Armenians abroad who had dealings with MP Manvel Grigoryan provide information to Diaspora Ministry

After the National Security Service (NSS) discoveries in connection with Yerkrapah (Defender of the Land) Volunteer Union Chairman and National Assembly “Republican Party of Armenia” Faction MP, General Manvel Grigoryan, some Armenians living abroad have provided various information to the Ministry of Diaspora of Armenia, regarding their dealings as well as unsuccessful attempts of cooperation with the Grigoryan-led organization.

Kim Kardashian for US President? ‘Never say never’, says Mrs. West

Armenian-American reality TV star Kim Kardashian West says she hasn't ruled out going into politics, CNN reports.

Serena Williams plans to visit Armenia

American tennis player Serena Williams has talked about intentions to visit Armenia, the homeland of her husband Alexis Ohanian.

4 ethnic Armenian candidates to participate in Turkish parliamentary elections

Turkey’s Supreme Election Council has released the final lists of candidates submitted by parties for the June 24 snap parliamentary elections, Anadolu reports.

Kim Kardashian and Donald Trump met in White House

Kim Kardashian and Donald Trump met in White House. Kim Kardashian met with President Donald Trump at the White House on Wednesday to discuss prison reform and sentencing.

Armenian folk dance performed in downtown Prague

Within the framework of the international flash mob devoted to the centennial of the First Republic of Armenia, the Armenian youth in Prague on Monday performed the triumphant “Kochari” Armenian folk dance at the central square of the Czech capital city, according to Orer (Days) Armenian monthly.

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