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U.S. Alabama State recognizes Armenian Genocide

MOBILE, Ala. – Alabama has officially become the 49th U.S. state to recognize the Armenian Genocide. Governor Kay Ivey issued a powerful proclamation recognizing the Ottoman Turkish Empire’s centrally-planned and executed annihilation ...

Armenian Genocide Museum to Open In Buenos Aires

The Buenos Aires City Council voted 54 to 2 to grant permission for the museum. (Estacao Armenia)- The Buenos Aires City Council has given the green light to the construction of an Armenian Genocide Museum in the city. The city council voted 54 to ...

ARS Co-Hosts Gender Equality Conference at U.N.

The panelists and some participants of the “Developing Infrastructure & Access to Public Services to Improve Gender Equality”, UN Headquarters, New York, March 11, 2019. UNITED NATIONS—The Armenian Relief Society, in collaboration with ...

ANCA urges Congress to provide $70+ mln in aid to Armenia, Artsakh

ANCA Government Affairs Director Raffi Karakashian offering Congressional testimony in support of robust U.S. aid to Artsakh and Armenia. In the Armenian National Committee of America’s (ANCA) first Congressional testimony since Armenia’s ...

111 prominent individuals became Aurora Forum Goodwill Ambassadors

111 influencers from political, academic, entertainment, and business sectors around the world have joined the Aurora Forum as Goodwill Ambassadors, showing their dedication to tackling some of our time’s and future generation’s most pressing ...

Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople Mesrob Mutafyan passes away

(Jamanak) – The Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople, Archbishop Mesrob Mutafyan passed away at Holy Savior Armenian Hospital in Istanbul at noon today. He was the 84th patriarch of Turkey’s Armenian Orthodox community and succeeded Karekin II ...

Armenian Khachkar at Canterbury Cathedral Officially Unveiled, Blessed

LONDON —  An Armenian cross-stone (khachkar), dedicated to the memory of the victims of the Armenian Genocide, was unveiled in Canterbury on March 2. The cross-stone by the initiative of the Armenian community erected in the Memorial Garden ...

Pallone’s New Bill Seeks to Break Down Barriers to U.S.-Artsakh Travel, Communication, and Cooperation

  US Artsakh Travel and Communication.jpg: Pro-Artsakh advocates are encouraged to urge their U.S. legislators to cosponsor Rep. Pallone’s U.S.-Artsakh Travel and Communication Resolution by visiting anca.org/USArtsakh ANCA Backs ...

Armenian Genocide survivor dies in U.S. at the age of 104

(Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)- A 104-year-old Milwaukee photographer who survived the Armenian genocide, shot photos of President Franklin Roosevelt and saw Babe Ruth play at Yankee Stadium has died.  B. Artin Haig died Monday of natural causes ...

European Parliament to host conference on Armenophobia: Artsakh Ombudsman among speakers

(Armenpress)-  Conference entitled “Armenophobia: Historical and Present-Day Resurgence” will be held in the European Parliament on March 6. The conference has been organized by the initiative of the European Armenian Federation for ...