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Charles Aznavour memorial plaque inaugurated at first Paris apartment building of Aznavour family

"Armenpress"- A memorial plaque of Charles Aznavour was inaugurated today at the first Paris apartment building of the Aznavour family. The memorial plaque was placed at the 6th district of Paris, 36 rue Monsieur-le-Prince, where the Aznavouryans ...

Hamazkayin Launches The H-pem Online Armenian Cultural Platform h-pem.com: Connecting Armenians Through Culture, Art, And Achievement

BEIRUT (MAY 16, 2019)—After months of careful planning and development, h-pem—an online cultural platform established by the Hamazkayin Armenian Educational and Cultural Society—was launched and made available to the public on May 13, ...

Syrian Town Of Kessab Hit By Rockets

Today, May 6th afternoon, militant groups launched a rocket attack on Kessab’s Eskiuran village and surrounding areas. Local sources say 3 rockets only hit the village of Eskuran. Two Kessab Armenians were wounded as a result of the rocket ...
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Canadians, Armenians, And World War I

 A group of Georgetown Boys. Photo by Aris Alexanian (1923-1927) By: Isabel Kaprielian-Churchill In this brief essay, I would like to juxtapose two important historical events: World War I and the creation of the Armenian Republic, while highli...

Asmik Grigorian titled world’s best female opera singer

(The lithuania tribune)- The winners of the International Opera Awards were presented at a gala ceremony in London’s Sadler’s Wells theatre yesterday, April 29. Asmik Grigorian took the Female Singer of the Year award for her role as ...

Portugal’s Parliament Recognizes Armenian Genocide

The Portugal Parliament, known as the Assembly of the Republic, is session. (Asbarez)- Lawmakers in Portugal on Friday voted overwhelmingly to recognize the Armenian Genocide, saying in a resolution passed at the Assembly of the Republic that ...

NSW Premier “confident” Australia will recognize Armenian Genocide

"The Sydney Morning Herald",- NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has renewed calls on her colleagues in federal government to formally recognize the the Armenian Genocide – and slammed the Turkish government's "tactics of denial" ...
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Erdogan Says Deporting Armenians Was ‘Appropriate’ at the Time

(Bloomberg)- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the deportation of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire in the early 20th century was “reasonable” at the time. Erdogan made the comment Wednesday at a symposium where he slammed France for ...

French Prime Minister participates in Armenian Genocide commemoration

"Armradio"- French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe has participated in the Armenian genocide commemoration in Paris. “By paying tribute to the victims of the Armenian Genocide, France iremains faithful to its values. We seek historical accuracy ...

Colorado Senate Commemorates Armenian Genocide, Recognizes Artsakh

On April 24, the House of Representatives of Colorado adopted a resolution condemning the Armenian Genocide. ANCA-WR Community Development Coordinator Simon Maghakyan noted that the resolution also recognized the independence of the Republic of ...