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‘We Are Egyptian Armenians’ – a film about the history of the Armenian community

The documentary ‘We Are Egyptian Armenians,’ directed by Waheed Sobhi, relays the history of the Armenian community in Egypt as recounted by many of its members and supported with archival materials including photos, videos and paintings. The ...

Leonardo DiCaprio donates $65,000 to Children of Armenia Fund

Oscar winner Leonardo DiCaprio bought a work by hot painter Joe Bradley for $65,000 at the Children of Armenia Fund’s gala at Cipriani 42nd Street, according to pagesix.com. DiCaprio’s friend, art dealer Tony Shafrazi, was the gala’s ...

Armenian Community of Toronto Marks first Anniversary of the Arrival of Syrian Armenian Refugees

On December 10, the Armenian Community Centre (ACC) of Toronto marked the first anniversary of the first plane of privately sponsored Syrian newcomers that arrived in Canada. Coincidentally, the date also marks the day of signing the Universal ...

Mkhitaryan scores, gets hurt as Man U beats Spurs 1-0

  Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored for the second match in succession to give Manchester United a much-needed victory over Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League. The fierce strike made Mkhitaryan the first Armenian to ever score in the Premier ...

Cilicia Catholicosate Files Appeal in European Court

  (Armenian Weekly) – On December 7, the Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia officially filed the application to reclaim the historical headquarters of the Holy See of the Great House of Cilicia from Turkey to the European Court of Human ...

Syrian-Armenian Refugee has Tearful Reunion with Justin Trudeau

  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wipes his eyes as Syrian refugee Vanig Garabedian recalls their first meeting at Toronto’s Pearson airport one year ago. (Photo: CBC) (CBC News)—Justin Trudeau wiped away tears during a roundtable with ...

Artsakh’s 25th Anniversary Marked on Capitol Hill

  Artsakh Prime Minister Arayik Harutyunyan with ANCA Executive Director Aram Hamparian and Congressional Armenian Caucus co-chair Representative Frank Pallone WASHINGTON—Nagorno-Karabakh Republic’s Prime Minister Arayik Harutyunyan ...

Karabakh Self-Determination ‘Not Negotiable’ For Yerevan

(RFE/RL)- Armenian territorial concessions to Azerbaijan are contingent on an agreement on Nagorno-Karabakh’s final status stemming from its population’s right to self-determination, President Serzh Sarkisian said through a spokesman on Wednes...

Migrant Remittances To Armenia Keep Falling

  Multimillion-dollar remittances from Armenians working abroad -- and in Russia in particular -- have continued to fall significantly this year, dragging down economic growth in Armenia. According to the Central Bank of Armenia (CBA), ...

Armenians ‘Still Skeptical’ About Government’s Anti-Corruption Fight

By Tatev Danielian Almost two in three Armenians believe that their government is not doing enough to tackle corruption, according to an opinion poll released by Armenia’s leading anti-graft watchdog on Wednesday. The poll was conducted ...