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The Guardian names demolishment of Armenian cross-stones in Azerbaijan ‘cultural genocide’

The Guardian has published an article headlined ''Monumental loss: Azerbaijan and 'the worst cultural genocide of the 21st century'' about the demolishment of Armenian cross-stones in Azerbaijan. ARMENPRESS reports the periodical writes that the the ...

New U.S. Ambassador to Armenia Takes Office

U.S Embassy in Armenia’s Deputy Chief of Mission Rafik Mansour welcomes Ambassador Lynne Tracy to the embassy in Yerevan YEREVAN—The new Unites States Ambassador to Armenia, Lynne Tracy, began her tour of duty, announced the embassy on Facebook ...

Cambridge Armenian Community Thanks Retiring Pastor For Decades Of Ministry

Pastor Hovhannes Sarmazian is retiring after 50 years of service, including 28 at the Armenian Evangelical Church of Cambridge. - David Bebee , Waterloo Region Record. By Laura Booth (Waterloo Region Record, Feb 27, 2019) ...

15 Years Later, Gurgen Margaryan’s Murder Remains an Act of Heroism in Azerbaijan

Gurgen Margaryan funeral Ottawa – 15 years ago today, Armenian Army lieutenant, Gurgen Margaryan, was brutally axed to death by Azerbaijani lieutenant Ramil Safarov, while both men were participating in a NATO-sponsored course in Hungary. Despite ...

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 ...

A New Book: Raffi Bedrosyan’s “Trauma And Resilience: Armenians In Turkey”

A new book by Raffi Bedrosyan, published by Gomidas Institute, is now out and available online. The book “Trauma And Resilience: Armenians In Turkey – hidden, not hidden and no longer hidden” has introductions written by lawyer and author ...

Teaching the Armenian Genocide in Ontario Classrooms: A Workshop

On Saturday, March 2 a workshop organized and presented by the Sara Corning Centre for Genocide Education and Facing History and Ourselves will be held in the Armenian Community Centre of Toronto. Keynote speaker is Dr. Henry C. Theriault, ...

Turkey Slams France Over Armenian-Genocide-Commemoration Day

French President Emmanuel Macron (left), first lady Brigitte Macron, members of the French delegation, and Armenian officials visit the Tsitsernakaberd Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan in October. Turkey has denounced French President Emmanuel ...