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Trump endorses American Armenian Danny Tarkanian for Congress

(Breitbart).- A new poll of Nevada’s third congressional district Republican primary voters shows that former Senate candidate Danny Tarkanian has taken a commanding lead upon switching to the congressional race, with President Donald Trump’s ...

Maryland avenue in US city of Glendale to be renamed to Artsakh Street

Maryland avenue between Wilson and Harvard Street of the US city of Glendale can be renamed to Artsakh Street in honor of the Republic of Artsakh, the Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region said, reports Armenpress.  On March 13 ...

Pulitzer Prize-winner Peter Balakian named 13th Janet Weis Fellow

American Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Peter Balakian, who has Armenian roots, is the 13th Janet Weis Fellow in Contemporary Letters at Bucknell University, the university said on its website. Balakian is the Donald M. and ...

Richard G. Hovannisian Armenian Genocide Oral History Collection Officially Announced

Professor Richard Hovannisian (Photo: Dan Avila/USC) LOS ANGELES—The USC Shoah Foundation has received one of the largest collections of testimonies from survivors of the Armenian Genocide that were recorded over decades by Dr. Richard Hovannis...

USC Shoah Foundation adds large collection of Armenian Genocide testimony to archive

(PR Newswire)- The Shoah Foundation of the University of Southern California of the USA has received one of the largest collections of testimonies from survivors of the Armenian Genocide that were recorded over decades by USbased Armenia historian ...

Three Armenians on Forbes 2018 Billionaires List

There are three Armenians on 2018 World’s Billionaires List published by Forbes on March 6. Founder and CEO of Magnit, Russia’s biggest supermarket chain and owner of football team Krasnodar Sergei Galitsky (Arut...

Serbia rejects opposition’s proposal to recognize Armenian Genocide

(Balkan Service of Radio Liberty )- The Serbian parliament has rejected the opposition’s proposal to adopt a “Resolution on the recognition of genocide against the Armenians in the Ottoman Empire. The resolution was submitted by Serbia’s ...

Aurora Dialogues Hosts Humanitarian-Themed Panel at 9/11 Memorial Museum

From left to right: David Ignatius, Marguerite Barankitse, Lieutenant Bill Keegan, John Prendergast (Photo: Karine Vann/The Armenian Weekly) NEW YORK—On March 1, The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, in partnership with the National September 11 ...

Roots Revealed: How a New Turkish Government Genealogy Database Exposes Citizens’ Armenian Ancestries

(Armenian orphans group together for a photo after the end of WWI in Anatolia College, which sheltered more than 2,000 orphans in Merzifon in 1918. As a consequence of the Armenian Genocide hundred thousands of Armenian children were left orphaned, ...

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 ...