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Republic of Armenia Square Inaugurated in Uruguay

( Agencia Prensa Armenia)- A square dedicated to the Republic of Armenia was inaugurated on January 7 in Punta del Este, Uruguay, with a sculpture of an Armenian woman made by Gor Davtyan, an artist from Ijevan, who donated it as a token ...

World Union of Jewish Students Recognizes the Armenian Genocide

TEL AVIV, Israel—The World Union of Jewish Students (WUJS) recently formally recognized the Armenian Genocide at its 44th World Congress in Israel. Jewish-Australian advocate, Ariel Zohar was among the key speakers for the motion, reported the ...

Syrian-Armenians: Between Two Homes

Aleppo’s Armenian population is finally beginning to rebuild (Photo: Anahid Tashjian) (A.W.)- At the end of 2016, I started volunteering for a program aimed at integrating Syrian-Armenian children into Armenian society. I vividly recall one ...

ANCA Outraged over Reduced Charges in Turkish Embassy Attack Plea Agreement

A scene from the May 16 attack on peaceful protesters in Washington, D.C. Eyup Yildirim can be seen kicking a protester. (Photo: VOA Turkish service) WASHINGTON—Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Executive Director Aram Hamparian, a ...

One Year Sentence Proposed for Two Pro-Erdogan D.C. Attackers; ANCA Calls Plea Agreement an ‘Absolute Travesty’

(L to R) Eyüp Yildirim and Turkish Foriegn Affairs Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu (Photo: Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu Twitter) WASHINGTON (A.W.)—Charges have been reduced against Sinan Narin and Eyup Yildirim—two of the pro-Erdogan attackers who&nbs...

New draft law on recognition of Armenian Genocide in Israel

Yesh Atid, the Israeli opposition party, will present to the country’s parliament a new bill envisaging the official recognition of the Armenian Genocide. Party leader Yair Lapid noted that Israel should have recognized that historic truth a long ...

This Christmas, Don’t Shop Amazon… Shop Armenia!

By Tania Sahakian and Arsineh Valladian (A.W)- It can be argued that through the development stages of a country, a time comes when focus shifts to the arts. A country in the infant stages of capitalism and consumerism, Armenia is experiencing an ...

Telethon 2017 raises $12,505,456 for Artsakh

12 million 505 thousand 456 USD has been raised in donations as a result of the Hayastan AllArmenian Fund’s Telethon 2017. The funds will be used for two major agricultural development projects in Artsakh: the drilling of deepwater wells and ...

Serj Tnakian is planning to create Armenian coffee brand

“Expert”- System Of A Down frontman Serj Tnakian is planning to create an Armenian coffee brand. The artist revealed the plans in an interview with. Asked about the most important thing to him right now, Tankian said: “Today the most import...

Chris Cornell, Constantine Orbelian Receive Grammy Nominations

(Asbarez)- The late singer Christ Cornell and Armenian conductor Constantine Orbelian were among performers nominated for Grammy awards when the roster was announced Tuesday morning on CBS “This Morning.” Cornell was nominated in Best ...