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Opening the Gates․ ANCA Hovig Apo Saghdejian Capital Gateway Program Welcomes New Winter 2018 Class

ANCA Hovig Apo Saghdejian Program Advisory Committee and alumni welcome the Winter 2018 class to Washington on the first evening of the session (Photo: ANCA) WASHINGTON—The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) kicked off its 2018 youth ...

French-Armenian producer nominated for Cesar award

PanARMENIAN – French producer of Armenian origin Alexis Dulguerian has been nominated for a Cesar award in the Best Film category for the movie ‘Bloody Milk’ (Petit Paysan). Alain Terzian, the president of the Academy of Arts and Techniques ...

Armenian Man Killed by Turkish Shelling in Afrin

(Asbarez)- Rosher Konis, an Armenian man whose family has lived in the Syrian region of Afrin since his ancestors escaped the Genocide, was reportedly killed last week after the Turkey launched an attack in its continuing campaign against Syria. ...

Armenian Churches of Iraq’s Mosul today

(Armradio)- Armenians have settled in Mosul, the second largest city of Iraq, since ancient times. There are facts to support this, including the manuscript Book of Sermons (1352) entitled “Book about the City of Mosul by Priest Manuel” (Karin ...

Garo Paylan proposed to be nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

The “Hamshenuhi” (Hamshen-Armenian Woman) International Women's Association has applied to the Nobel Committee with a proposal to award Turkish lawmaker of Armenian descent representing Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) with the Nobel Peace Prize, ...

Arsenal Welcomes ‘Wold Class Player’ Mkhitaryan

LONDON—By signing a contract, Armenian captain and midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan made his transfer from Manchester United to Arsenal official on Monday, with Arsenal Manage Arsene Wenger calling him a “a world class player.” After months of ...

Kamp Armen: Historic Armenian orphanage to be revived in Istanbul

(Armradio)- Kamp Armen, an orphanage built in the 1960s for Armenian children, will find new life at its original site in Istanbul after it was returned to the Armenian community, with the addition of children’s and youth social facilities to the ...

Iran seeks to register Armenian Vank Cathedral as UNESCO World Heritage site

(IFP News)- Having registered three churches in the World Heritage List, Iran is trying to add other Armenian cathedrals like Isfahan’s “Vank” to this list. Deputy Head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization ...

His Holiness Aram I Declares 2018 The Year of Independence

His Holiness Aram I declared 2018 “the year of Independence” on the occasion of the 100thanniversary of the first Republic of Armenian. On Sunday, January 14th, during the Holy Liturgy at St. Gregory the Illuminator Cathedral in Antelias, as ...

ANCA Outlines 2018 Advocacy Priorities

ANCA issues a community call-to-action to advance 2018 Armenian American advocacy priorities WASHINGTON—The Armenian National Committee of America shared its 2018 Armenian American policy priorities in an in-depth video presentation featuring ...