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Israel Parliament speaker pulls Armenian Genocide recognition from Knesset agenda

Meretz chairwoman Tamar Zandberg (Armenpress)- The expected vote on recognizing the Armenian Genocide was not on the Knesset’s agenda for this week as of Monday. Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein withdrew the item from the agenda, his spokes...

Հայրենադարձ Բաբգէն Տէր Գրիգորեան Եւ Լիւսի Վանա Կարապետեան՝ Սփիւռքի Նախարարի Տեղակալ Եւ Օգնական

Վարչապետ Նիկոլ Փաշինեան, ղեկավարուելով «Հանրային ծառայութեան մասին» օրէնքի 9րդ յօդուածի 1ին մասով՝ Բաբգէն Տէր Գրիգորեանը նշանակեց սփի...

Australian city of Ryde adopts resolution in support for independence of Republic of Artsakh

YEREVAN. On May 22, the Australian Ryde City Council unanimously adopted a resolution in support for the independence of the Republic of Artsakh. The City Council called on the central government to officially recognize the independence of the ...

Paylan Being Investigated for ‘Insulting Turkishness’

ISTANBUL—Ankara’s chief prosecutor’s office has launched an investigation of Garo Paylan, an Armenian member of the Turkish Parliament representing the People’s Democratic Party (HDP) for allegedly violating the infamous Article 301 of the ...

Prime Minister Pashinyan, President Sarkissian Will Join USC Discussion Sunday

LOS ANGELES — Armenia’s newly elected Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian and President Armen Sarkissian will be joining remotely to participate in a broad-ranging discussion about Armenia’s Tomorrow. More than a dozen political scientists ...

Homenetmen Wins Lebanese Basketball Championship

Homenetmen Lebanon’s men’s basketball team won the Lebanese Basketball League championship. BEIRUT (A.W.)—Homenetmen Lebanon’s men’s basketball team won the Lebanese Basketball League championship earlier today, after beating ...

Three Humanitarian Activists Nominated For $1.1 Million Aurora Prize

Aurora prize nominee: Kyaw Hla Aung, Mrs. Sunitha Krishnan and Fr. Héctor Tomás González Castillo. The Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity recognizes three humanitarians for their selfless commitment to fighting sexual violence in India, ...

Pope Francis and Armenian Patriarchs bless a bronze statue of St Gregory of Narek

(Vatican News)- On the occasion of the visit of an Armenian delegation with Pope Francis, a statue of St Gregory of Narek is blessed in the Vatican Gardens. In the company of outgoing Armenian President, Serzh Sargsyan, and with the particip...

Zareh Sinanyan elected Mayor of Glendale city

Glendale city Councilmember Zareh Sinanyan has been elected Mayor of the city. Sinanyan, who served in the post of the Glendale mayor in 2014, was born in Yerevan in 1973. He and his family immigrated to the United States in 1988 and settled in ...

Alexis Ohanian says he got back to roots in Armenia

Reddit Co-founder Alexis Ohanian said he got back to his roots as he visited Armenia, the country his father’s family comes from. “I needed to get away from tech, so I spent a few months in the motherland, just volunteering for Kiva,” Ohanian ...