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Armenian pastry chefs win 6 medals at Culinary Olympics in Germany

Armenian pastry chefs have won 6 medals at the Culinary Olympics during the ongoing Intergastra International Trade Fair in Stuttgart, Germany.

Artsakh Security Council chief: Terrorist groups surrendered areas adjacent to Aleppo to Syria government troops

At a meeting of the Aleppo Security Council, it was announced about the complete liberation of Aleppo city and its suburbs. Arshavir Gharamyan. Secretary of the Artsakh Republic Security Council, wrote this on Facebook.

‘Jia You’ – Armenians show support to Wuhan and China in fighting coronavirus

Armenians in China, Hong Kong and Armenia are extending their support to China in a touching video in the country’s battle against the deadly novel coronavirus outbreak.

Zareh Sinanyan to visit Moscow

Armenia’s High Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs Zareh Sinanyan will depart for Russia on February 12-18.

Turkey’s Erdogan visits Armenian MP receiving medical treatment at home

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has visited his fellow party member MP, Istanbul Armenian Markar Esayan.

Armenian serviceman killed in Syria

An Armenian serviceman was killed on February 5, during the Syrian army’s battle in Saraqib town, Gandzasar weekly reports.

Earthquake in Turkey destroys part of Armenian church

The recent earthquake that hit Elazig, a city located in Turkey’s Kharpert region, has caused the archways of Diyarbakir’s Surp Sarkis Armenian Apostolic Church to collapse, according to a Facebook post by Dr. Khatchig Mouradian, Asbarez reported.

Prince Charles visits Armenian Church at Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem

Prince Charles of the Great Britain on Friday visited the Armenian Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, Chancellor of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem Hovnan Baghdasryan said in a post on Facebook.

Putin congratulates Dmitry Kharatyan on 60th birthday

Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered congratulations to Russian actor and producer of Armenian descent Dmitry Kharatyan on his 60th birthday, Panorama.am reports.

One of last Canadians to survive Armenian Genocide dies aged 104

Armenian Canadian woman believed to have been one of the last Canadians to have survived the Armenian genocide died on Thursday, four months shy of her 105th birthday, Horizon Weekly reported. Eugenie Papazian was born in Turkey, in the Ionia district of Samsun by the Black Sea in 1915. She never knew her parents. Her father was taken to the army in 1915 and did not return home, while her mother died when she was still a newborn.

US-Armenian businessman buys New York-based Russian-language broadcaster RTVI

US-Armenian businessman Mikayel Israyelyan has bought a majority stake in New York-based Russian-language television network RTVI from its Russian owner and plans to expand it in the United States, the channel said on Tuesday, according to Reuters.

Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople’s enthronement to be held on January 11

Newly elected Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople Sahak Mashalian will serve his first Divine Liturgy as Patriarch on January 12.

Final election for Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople kicks off

The election of the Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople has begun, news.am reports, citing Ermenihaber.am.

Alexis Ohanian also accepts Armenia premier’s challenge

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian also accepted Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s challenge of transferring $22-23 a month to the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund.

Serj Tankian accepts Armenia PM's challenge

System of a Down frontman, rock star Serj Tankian and Initialized Capital has accepted Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan’s challenge to join a monthly donation campaign of around 10,000 drams to the Hayastan All Armenian Fund charity organization.

Kim Kardashian told PM Pashinyan about plans to start a business in Armenia

American-Armenian reality TV superstar Kim Kardashian West told Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan at a recent meeting in Yerevan that she plans to invest and start a business in Armenia.

Garo Paylan delivers statement on recognition of Armenian Genocide in Turkish parliament

Ethnic Armenian lawmaker of the parliament of Turkey Garo Paylan delivered a statement on the recognition of the Armenian Genocide during the parliamentary debate of the 2020 state budget draft, his Office informs.

Only Turkish parliament can heal Armenian people’s wounds, says Garo Paylan

Turkish-Armenian lawmaker Garo Paylan (HDP) has addressed the US House of Representatives’ recognition of the Armenian Genocide.

“Senate resolution is next” – Serj Tankian thanks US House for Armenian Genocide recognition

System of a Down American Armenian rock band vocalist Serj Tankian commented on the US House of Representatives' decision to recognize the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire.

Dozens of Armenian families living in Syria moved to safe regions – Embassy releases details

Due to the current situation in Syria caused by the Turkish launch of a land offensive in the country’s north-east, Armenia’s Embassy in Damascus and the Consulate General in Aleppo are working on a heightened mode.