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Aurora Announces the 5th Round of Support for Artsakh Projects

25% of the 2021 Aurora Prize award funds and a matching $250,000 contribution from Co-Founders will be directed to addressing urgent humanitarian issues in the region January 20, 2022 – Yerevan, Armenia – The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative ...

Remembering Hrant Dink

15 years ago, on January 19, 2007, the prominent Turkish-Armenian editor of the “Agos” newspaper Hrant Dink was assassinated in Istanbul while standing outside his office. Dink had written and spoken about the Armenian Genocide, was well known ...

History of Armenian Genocide to be Taught in Massachusetts Schools

Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill mandating public schools in Massachusetts teach students the history of some of the world's worst atrocities, including the Holocaust and the Armenian Genocide,  December 22, 2021. ARMENPRESS. The history of the ...
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80% Of Artsakh Occupied, 40 000 People Deprived Of Home: Baroness Cox Urges UK Action To Address Humanitarian Issues

(Armradio)- Eighty percent of the historically Armenian land of Nagorno Karabakh is now occupied by Azerbaijan, member of the House of Lords, Baroness Caroline Cox said at the House of Lords Debate on Refugees: Mass Displacement. “In ...

Criminal Charges Filed Against Israeli Drone-Maker Suspected of Bombing Artsakh Target

A drone manufactured by Israel-based Aeronautics, which has been charged. Israeli drone-maker Aeronautics and three of its senior employees were charged on Wednesday with violating the law regulating defense exports in its dealing with one of ...

French Presidential Candidate Visits Artsakh; Baku Adds Her to ‘Black List’

French presidential hopeful Valérie Pécresse (right) and Artsakh president Aratik Harutyunyan and Artsakh foreign minister Davit Babayan (left) in Stepanakert on December 22 (photo from Twitter) Valérie Pécresse, a leading candidate in ...

Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte Elected President Of Westbrook City Council

Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte (Armradio)- The Westbrook City Council made local history last week in unanimously selecting Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte as its president, the first refugee and by all accounts the first woman to fill that ...
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TUMO’s Program Expanding to Lyon

TUMO’s program is expanding to Lyon. The official opening is slated for January 26. It will be the first international center to have boxes connected to it and will welcome up to 1,500 local teens and offer 8 learning areas. During the ...

Bob Dole, Former Senator and a Great Friend of Armenians, Dies at 98

(Armradio)- US statesman, former Senator, 1996 Republican presidential nominee, and a great friend of Armenia and Armenians, Bob Dole has passed away at the age of 98. Senator Dole advocated for the recognition of the Armenian Genocide in ...

Time for modernization: President Sarkissian Chairs Sitting of Hayastan Fund Board of Trustees

Hayastan All-Armenian Fund Board of Trustees 30th sitting in Yerevan, November 27, 2021 (Armradio)- President Armen Sarkissian chaired the 30th sitting of the Board of Trustees of the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund today. The meeting started with ...