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Michael Aram Donates Proceeds from ‘Apricot Tree of Life’ Sales to ANCA-WR

Michael Aram with his “Apricot Tree of Life” sculpture GLENDALE—The Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region announced that renowned Armenian-American sculptor Michael Aram is generously donating proceeds from sales of his ...

Swiss Fededral Court rejects opposition to Armenia Genocide memorial

Switzerland’s highest court has rejected the opposition raised by several Genevans to a recently-unveiled monument commemorating the Armenian genocide in the city, SWI swissinfo.ch  reports. The decision published by the Federal ...

Armenian American philanthropist Louise Manoogian Simone Passes Away At 85

Louise Manoogian Simone Louise Manoogian Simone passed away at the age of 85 on February 18, 2019. She dedicated her life to civic leadership, philanthropy, and was first and foremost passionate about the promotion of Armenian culture and ...

Aurora Forum organizers thank Goodwill Ambassadors, call on global Armenians to engage

Founders and organizers of the inaugural Aurora Forum have expressed deepest gratitude to 100 Goodwill Ambassadors who joined to support the initiative. “The Aurora Forum is based on our belief that global Armenians and all global citizens ...

Israeli Defense Company Aeronautics Signs $13 Million Drone Deal With Azerbaijan

(The Jerusalem Post)- Two weeks after its export licenses were reinstated, the Israeli defense company Aeronautics has announced that it won a multi-million dollar contract with Azerbaijan. The two-year contract is worth $13 million and will ...

Sona Armenian becomes oldest woman to climb South America’s highest peak

(Armenian Hiking Society)- Sona Armenian became the oldest woman to summit Mount Aconcagua at 70 years and a few weeks of age last month. Aconcagua, formed volcanically and standing at 6,962 m, is the highest mountain in South America.  As ...

Congress puts breaks on pending U.S. arms sales to Turkey

The US Congress has passed a far-ranging spending bill today that includes two provisions regarding Turkey that are backed by the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) and the Hellenic American Leadership Council (HALC). The first ...

Monument to Armenian genocide to be erected in Kalamata, Greece

"Asbarez"-The municipal authorities in the Greek city of Kalamata have approved plans to erect a memorial to Armenian Genocide in the city. Kalamata Mayor Panagiotis Nikas told Armenian community representatives that the monument to be brought from ...

Diaspora survey provides a snapshot of Armenians in the 21st century

Survey shows that an overwhelming majority of diaspora Armenians consider the continuation of the Armenian diaspora as important and meaningful space—94 percent marked as “fairly” to “very” important.  Over 1000 Armenians in four ...

Macron Declares April 24 Commemoration Day Of Armenian Genocide In France

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday declared April 24 as a day for the commemoration of the Armenian genocide in France, an issue that has caused regular friction between Turkey and European Union member states. Macron, ...