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French Armenian Politician Patrick Devedjian Dies After Contracting Corona Virus

French Armenian Politician Patrick Devedjian (Combined Sources)- Former French minister and president of the Council of the Hauts-de-Seine, Patrick Devedjian, today died of the coronavirus in a Parisian hospital. He had announced on Twitter on ...

The Armenian Relief Society Mobilizes Global Emergency Relief

We are in the midst of an international emergency that is affecting all of us locally, along with significant and immediate consequences on our diaspora, our communities, and our homeland. The Armenian Relief Society Central Executive Board (CEB) ...

Aurora Initiative Will Provide 10 Medical Ventilators for Armenian Hospitals

Aurora Humanitarian Initiative Co-Founders Noubar Afeyan, Vartan Gregorian, Ruben Vardanyan Yerevan/Mediamax/. Aurora Humanitarian Initiative will provide 10 lung ventilation devices for Armenian hospitals using the funds raised via #AraratChalle...
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U.S. Begins Trials for Coronavirus Vaccine Created by Afeyan’s Firm

(Panarmenian)- The United States National Institutes of Health is starting clinical trials for a vaccine to protect against the new coronavirus, co-developed by NIH and Moderna Inc, Fortune reports. Moderna Therapeutics, a Cambridge, ...

Serj Tankian Calls on New Zealand to Recognize the Armenian Genocide

Serj Tankian (Armradio)- The frontman of Grammy award-winning rock band System of a Down is calling on New Zealand’s Foreign Minister Winston Peters to recognize the Armenian Genocide in WW1. “It’s important for people to be aware of the ...

BBC Tracks the History of Ethiopia’s “Lost Armenian Community”

St George Armenian Apostolic Holy Church (Armradio)- BBC’s Ismail Einashe has traveled to Ethiopia to find out about the Armenian community. His search for the last Armenians of Ethiopia began in Piassa, the bustling commercial center of ...

Coronavirus: Vaccine Created by Noubar Afeyan’s Company Shipped For Trials

COVID-19 vaccine (Panorama, Time),- Moderna Therapeutics, a biotech company based in Cambridge, Mass., has shipped the first batches of its COVID-19 vaccine. Moderna Therapeutics' co-founder and director is American entrepreneur of Armenian ...
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World’s Oldest Surviving Sword Discovered in the Armenian Monastery of Venice

(Armradio, Daily Mail)- One of the oldest swords has been found in a museum on the Saint Lazarus Island, Venice. The ultra-rare sword, which is around 5,000 years old and doesn’t resemble most ancient weapons in the world, was made around the ...

Rep. Judy Chu calls for $10 million in U.S. aid to Artsakh

Rep. Judy Chu (Armradio)- Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) has called for $10 million in U.S. aid to Artsakh and pushed back against State Department efforts to end life-saving Artsakh demining assistance, in powerful testimony offered before the House ...

Serj Tankian To Headline New Zealand Parliament Event On Armenian Genocide

Serj Tankian, frontman of the band System of a Down, in concert at Firenze Rocks Festival. WELLINGTON: Serj Tankian, the lead singer of Grammy Award-winning American band System of a Down, will address how the Armenian Genocide has personally ...