ANCC Statement on 32nd Anniversary of the Sumgait Pogrom
OTTAWA — This week, the Armenian National Committee of Canada solemnly commemorates the 32nd anniversary of the Sumgait Pogrom, a systematic massacre committed by Azeri nationalist forces against innocent Armenians in Sumgait, Azerbaijan.
During the waning days of the Soviet Union, Armenians in Armenia and Artsakh demanded ...
Canadian MPs Condemn Sumgait and Baku Pogroms
(Horizonweekly)- Members of Parliament of Canada made strong statements condemning the Armenian massacres in Baku and Sumgait.
The lawmakers stated that today all Armenians of Canada are paying a tribute to the memory of thousands of Armenians who were killed in massacres in Baku and Sumgait.
MP Emmanuella Lambropoulos said ”Mr. ...
Coronavirus: Vaccine Created by Noubar Afeyan’s Company Shipped For Trials
(Panorama, Time),- Moderna Therapeutics, a biotech company based in Cambridge, Mass., has shipped the first batches of its COVID-19 vaccine.
Moderna Therapeutics' co-founder and director is American entrepreneur of Armenian descent Noubar Afeyan.
The vaccine was created just 42 days after the genetic sequence of the COVID-19 ...
World’s Oldest Surviving Sword Discovered in the Armenian Monastery of Venice
(Armradio, Daily Mail)- One of the oldest swords has been found in a museum on the Saint Lazarus Island, Venice.
The ultra-rare sword, which is around 5,000 years old and doesn’t resemble most ancient weapons in the world, was made around the year 3000BC and came from eastern Turkey.
However, the sword was contained in a cabinet as part of a ...
Rep. Judy Chu calls for $10 million in U.S. aid to Artsakh
Rep. Judy Chu
(Armradio)- Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA) has called for $10 million in U.S. aid to Artsakh and pushed back against State Department efforts to end life-saving Artsakh demining assistance, in powerful testimony offered before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Operations, the body tasked to prepare the Fiscal Year 2021 Foreign ...
Serj Tankian To Headline New Zealand Parliament Event On Armenian Genocide
Serj Tankian, frontman of the band System of a Down, in concert at Firenze Rocks Festival.
WELLINGTON: Serj Tankian, the lead singer of Grammy Award-winning American band System of a Down, will address how the Armenian Genocide has personally impacted his life at a New Zealand Parliament event next month, hosted by Mr. Gareth Hughes MP in ...