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Julienne Lusenge of Congo Awarded the 2021 Aurora Prize

Julienne Lusenge The sixth annual Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity was awarded today to Julienne Lusenge, a human rights defender, co-founder of Women’s Solidarity for Inclusive Peace and Development (SOFEPADI) and Fund for Congolese Women ...

Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian

(Armradio)- The 2021 Nobel Prize in physiology and medicine has been awarded to David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch. The two US-based scientists received the accolade for describing the ...

Yemenidjian Family Donates $10 Million for ‘TUMO Armenia’ Campaign

"Asbarez" – Marking TUMO’s 10 year anniversary and the inauguration of the new TUMO Gyumri building, the TUMO Center for Creative Technologies last week announced a five year, $50 million initiative to make its leading edge educational program ...

Armenian Relief Society’s Humanitarian Assistance in Artsakh and Armenia

September 27, 2020 marks the start of the attack on Artsakh by the Azeri government along with its allies and hired guns. We stand with all the soldiers who fought valiantly to defend our homeland. We stand in solidarity with all those who gave ...

U.S. House Passes Cardenas-Schiff-Sherman Amendment, Demands Azerbaijan’s Immediate Release of Armenian POWs

(ANCA )- The U.S. House passed the Cardenas-Schiff-Sherman Amendment, demanding Azerbaijan's immediate release of Armenian POWs, and calling for a report on Azerbaijani war crimes, including the use of illegal munitions and white phosphorus against ...

Archbishop Raphaël François Minassian Elected Armenian Catholic Patriarch of Cilicia

The Synod of Bishops of the Patriarchal Church of Cilicia of the Armenians, Lebanon, convoked by the Holy Father in Rome on 22 and 23 September 2021, has elected His Excellency Archbishop Raphaël François Minassian, titular of Caesaria in Cappad...

Tashir Group Announces Plans for Nearly $780 Million Investment in Armenia and Republic Of Artsakh

President of Tashir Group of Companies Samvel-Karapetan (Armradio)- Tashir Group is planning to invest up to $600 million to ensure Armenia’s energy security, create new production capacities and modernize of electric networks, President of ...

Former POW Maral Najarian Repatriates to Armenia

Maral Najarian, who was held captive by Azerbaijan, has repatriated to Armenia. (Asbarez)- Lebanese-Armenian Maral Najarian, who was held captive by Azerbaijan for almost four months, has repatriated to Armenia, the office of Armenia’s High ...

California Assembly Panel Passes Resolution On Sister State Relationship with Armenia’s Syunik

(Massis Post) – Assemblymember Chris Holden’s resolution, ACR 105, that establishes a sister state relationship between California and the Armenian Province of Syunik – the southernmost province in Armenia, passed the Assembly Committee on ...

Armenian Church In Malatya Hosts First Religious Service In 106 Years

(Armradio)- Sourp Yerrortutyun (Holy Trinity) Armenian Church in Malatya hosted the first religious service in 106 years. The church is located in the neighborhood where assassinated Armenian journalist Hrant Dink had grown up. Closed since ...