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Bust of Rev. Dr. Movses B. Janbazian Unveiled in Yerevan

"Armenian weekly".- On September 3, 2018 the unveiling of the bust of Rev. Dr. Janbazian, sculpted by Rev. Janbazian’s brother Hagop Janbazian, took place at the Movses Janbazian No. 79 Middle School of Yerevan. The ceremony was attended by Rev. ...

1st Tumo center outside Armenia opens in Paris

"Armenpress".- Tumo’s 1st international center, Tumo Paris, opened its doors in front of students yesterday. Half of the 1500 students of Tumo Paris will start their studies this year, while the other half will start from January 2019. “We got ...

375,000 Rohingya refugees will be helped by a $1 million award from the Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity

Three international organisations share details about how the $1,000,000 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity will be used to positively impact the Rohingya refugees in Myanmar’s Rakhine state 3rd September 2018 – YEREVAN – Today, the ...

In Clash with Police Paylan Blocks Dink’s Son Arrest

Garo Paylan (forground) and Arat Dink (left) during a clash with police and protesters on Saturday in Istanbul "Asbarez", ISTANBUL—Garo Paylan, an Armenian member of the Turkish Parliament representing the People’s Democratic Party (HDP) on ...

The New York Times article details Peter Balakian’s Armenia visit

he New York Times has published an article by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Peter Balakian, in which the author details his latest visit to Armenia, the capital Yerevan and the many changed he witnessed throughout the country. "Each time ...

Australian Senator Eric Abetz calls on recognizing Armenian Genocide

"Armenpress"- Momentum to recognise the Armenian Genocide continued to build in Australia's Federal Parliament, with high-profile Senator Eric Abetz rising in the Upper House to express his "hope that Australia will be in the vanguard of this just ...

Greens call on Parliament of New Zealand to recognize Armenian Genocide

"tvnz.co.nz"- The Green Party is calling on the Parliament of New Zealand to recognize the Armenian Genocide. The website says Turkey denies the Armenian Genocide and insists that Armenian victims were war casualties, continues insisting that ...

ARS Welcomes Netherlands chapter

Almelo, Netherlands – The Armenian Relief Society, Inc. welcomed the inception of the ARS “Netherlands” Chapter-at-Large on June 30, 2018. The establishment of the new chapter in the Netherlands, adds another country to the ARS portfolio, ...

New exhibition at Metropolitan Museum of Art to focus on Medieval Armenia

(Blouinartinfo)- The Metropolitan Museum of Art will soon unveil “Armenia!,” which explores Armenian arts and culture through its history. Charting the history of Armenia from its conversion to Christianity in the early fourth century to its ...

NASA Awards its Highest Honor to Astronomer Yervant Terzian

 (ANCA)- NASA has announced it will award the Distinguished Public Service Medal, its highest honor, to astronomer Yervant Terzian, the Tisch Distinguished Professor Emeritus. The medal will be presented by NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine at ...