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Rakel Dink Receives Death Threats

Hrant Dink's wife Rakel Dink (Armradio)- Hrant Dink Foundation reports that on 27-28 May 2020 it received a written death threat via email. The Foundation has notified the Sisli Police Headquarters and the Istanbul Governorship in writing. “...

Saro Mardiryan Elected Deputy Mayor of Alfortville

Saro Mardiryan (Massis Post) – Saro Mardiryan, President of the Diocesan Assembly of the Armenian Apostolic Church in France, and Chairman of the Social Democrat Hunchakian Party France was elected on Sunday May 24 as Deputy Mayor of Alfortvill...

Czech Senate Resolution Condemns Crimes During Both World Wars, Armenian Genocide

Czech Senate (Armenpress)- The Senate of the Parliament of Czech Republic on May 20 unanimously adopted a resolution introduced by Senate Vice President Milan Stech which was dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII and the condemnation ...
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Moderna Coronavirus Vaccine Trial Shows Promising Early Results

(Armradio)- Moderna Inc’s experimental COVID-19 vaccine, the first to be tested in the United States, produced protective antibodies in a small group of healthy volunteers, according to very early data released by the biotech company on May ...

Seerpoohi Elias: Armenian Woman and the First Chief Justice of New Zealand

Seerpoohi Elias   (Armedia)- “If it were not for the Armenian identity in the family I would not have had such accomplishments,” said Seerpoohi Elias, the first female Chief Justice of New Zealand. Seerpoohi Elias, known in New ...

Moderna’s Experimental Coronavirus Vaccine Gets FDA’s ‘Fast Track’ Status

(Armradio)- Moderna Inc said on Tuesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted “fast track” designation to its experimental coronavirus vaccine to speed up the regulatory review process, Reuters reports. The company has been ...

Church Custodian’s Death Brings an End to Armenians’ 300-year Presence in Bangladesh

Michael Joseph Martin (pictured in December 2008), the last member of Dhaka's once-thriving Armenian community, has died at the age of 89 DHAKA , Armradio- Michael Joseph Martin, Bangladesh’s last Armenian, has died aged 89, bringing an end to ...
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AGBU Mobilizes Global Effort to Prevent Food Insecurity Due to COVID-19

Continuing its long history for humanitarian relief wherever Armenians are imperiled, AGBU has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic with a massive effort to stem the growing food insecurities among the most vulnerable Armenians around the globe, ...

Noubar Afeyan’s Moderna Given Green Light for Phase 2 Study of Potential Coronavirus vaccine

Cambridge Biotech Moderna Leads in Race For Coronavirus Vaccine (Armenpress)- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) completed its review of Noubar Afeyan’s biotech firm Moderna’s Investigational New Drug (IND) application for its novel ...

Trump Nominates Patrick Hovakimian for National Intelligence General Counsel Post

(Armradio)- US President Donald J. Trump has announced his intent to nominate Patrick Hovakimian, of California, to be General Counsel of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the White House informs. Mr. Hovakimian is currently the ...