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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 ...

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 ...

Dr. Vartiter Kotcholosian Hovannisian Passes Away

Dr. Vartiter Kotcholosian Hovannisian Scholar and physician Vartiter Kotcholosian Hovannisian, M.D. passed away on November 25 in Los Angeles. She was 90. In the early days of Armenia’s Independence, Dr. Hovannisian became an advocate ...

House of Representatives Has Spoken: Australian Government Must Recognize Armenian, Assyrian, Greek Genocides

(Armradio)- On Monday 29th November 2021, the Federal Parliament’s House of Representatives unanimously debated in favor of a motion calling on the Australian Government to recognize the Armenian, Assyrian, and Greek Genocides, reports the ...

Over $12 Million Raised for Humanitarian and Infrastructural Aid During Armenia Fund Telethon

“Empowering the Homeland’s Remote Communities,” was the theme of the Armenia Fund Telethon 2021 which raised over 12M dollars in support of dozens of communities in Armenia and Artsakh impacted by the 44-day War. The four-hour Telethon ...

ANCA-WR Honors Armenia’s Human Rights Defender Dr. Arman Tatoyan at 2021 Grassroots Luncheon

Armenia’s Human Rights Defender Dr. Arman Tatoyan accepted the “Human Rights Champion” award with ANCA-WR board members Hermine Pakhanians and Raffi Kassabian on stage LOS ANGELES, Asbarez—More than 300 activists, community leaders, ...

Pro-Azerbaijani Ads Removed from Buses in Greece

Azerbaijani advertisement on busses in Thessaloniki, Greece were removed for their anti- Armenian messaging The Armenian National Committee of Greece's efforts led to the removal of bus advertisements depicting occupied Shushi as part of ...