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Parliament of Netherlands adopts two resolutions on Armenian Genocide

(Armenpress)- The parliament of the Netherlands has adopted the two resolutions on the Armenian Genocide authored by MP Joel Voordewind from Christian Union party with the absolute majority of the votes, President of the Federation of Armenian ...

Statue of St Gregory of Narek to be unveiled in the Vatican on April 5

(Prague Daily Monitor)- The art foundry in Horni Kalna, Czech Republic, is completing a statue of St Gregory of Narek, a 10th-century Armenian priest, which is a gift for Pope Francis and is to be unveiled in the Vatican on April 5, its author David ...

Dutch Parliament poised to approve motion recognizing Armenian Genocide

(NLTimes )- The Tweede Kamer, the lower house of Dutch parliament, will “explicitly acknowledge the Armenian genocide.” There are two motions pending in the Dutch Parliament. One states that the Tweede Kamer “recognizes the Armenian ...
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Israeli Knesset Again Rejects Armenian Genocide Recognition Bill

It came as no surprise that the Israeli Knesset on Wednesday, once again, rejected a bill to officially recognize the Armenian Genocide in vote of 41 against and 28 for. This iteration of the bill was introduced by chairman of the opposition Yesh ...

At Least Two Armenians Killed in Russian Saratov Airlines Crash

Sergey Arsenovich Ghambaryan (Photo: elentur.com.ua) (Armradio)-Two Armenians were confirmed dead in the air crash in Moscow region. Sergey Ghambaryan was the second pilot of the Saratov Airlines’ Antonov An-148 jet that crashed after ...

Armenian Church in Chennai offers annual service

Photo: Ratheesh Sundaram (Armradio)- Once a flourishing community in the city, Chennai now only houses six Armenians. This bell of the Armenian church in Chennai, which usually rings every Sunday morning, rang on Tuesday to mark the service ...

Governor of Istanbul Officially Rejects Armenian Patriarchate Locum-Tenens Archbishop Karekin Bekdjian

ISTANBUL—The Governor of Istanbul has officially rejected Archbishop Karekin Bekedjian’s March 2017 election as the Armenian Patriarchal Locum Tenens (Patriarchal alternate). n a letter sent to the Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople on ...
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The last Armenian in Afrin: Genocide found us a century later

(Akunq)-  Harot Kevork, the last living Armenian in Afrin has talked to the Kurdish Mezopotamya Ajansi about the memories of the Armenian Genocide. The operation in Afrin that have now entered the 19th day, remind Harot, 61, of the ...

Trump Nominates Patrick Hovakimian to Serve in Justice Department

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump has nominated Patrick Hovakimian to serve as a Member of the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission of the Justice Department, for the remainder of a three-year term expiring September 30, 2020. As the release ...

French President Emmanuel Macron Pledges to Add Armenian Genocide Commemoration Day to French Calendar

Emmanuel Macron was the guest, Tuesday evening, at the dinner of the Coordination Council of Armenian Organizations in France (CCAF). The French president  promised to include a Day of Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide in the calendar. It ...