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Syria’s Armenians are Fleeing to their Ancestral Homeland. The Economist

(The Economist).- Before Syria’s six-year-old civil war 90,000 ethnic Armenians lived in the country, two-thirds of them in Aleppo. No more than 30,000 Syrian Armenians are believed to remain in Syria. The source reminds that many Syrian-Armeni...

Charles Aznavour to Receive a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

in Oct. 2016, Aznavour was awarded an honorary Walk of Fame plaque for his contributions to the Arts and the global Armenian community. (Photo: AFP) HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—Famed French-Armenian crooner Charles Aznavour has been selected to receive a ...

European Parliament Resolution Calls on Turkey to Protect Cultural Heritage and Have Good Neighborly Relations with Armenia

The European Parliament’s debating chamber (Photo: David Illif) BRUSSELS, Belgium (A.W.)—The European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy (EAFJD) welcomed today’s vote in the European Parliament’s Foreign Affairs ...

4 Armenians Elected to French Parliament

PARIS—Danielle Cazarian, Nadia Essayan, Guillaume Kasbarian, and Jacques Marilossian, all representing French President Emmanuel Macron’s La République en Marche (LREM) party were elected to France’s National Assembly on Saturday. Macron’s ...

12 Turkish agents to be charged for DC melee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police are set to announce charges against a dozen Turkish security agents who were involved in a violent altercation when Turkey's president visited Washington last month, a U.S. official said Wednesday. The DC police are ...

2 Men Reportedly Arrested Over D.C. Attack on Protesters

WASHINGTON (A. W.)— United States Marshals have arrested two Turkish men living in the U.S., for their role in beating peaceful protesters outside of the Turkish Ambassador’s residence in Washington on May 16, according to a report by The Daily ...

Over $33,000 Raised for ARS Stepanakert ‘Soseh’ Kindergarten

(Asbarez).- Members of the Armenian Relief Society and supporters gathered at the residence of Mr. & Mrs. Harout and Vicky Marashlian on Sunday, June 4 for a fundraising luncheon and raised over $33,000 to benefit the ARS Stepanakert “Soseh” ...

House Unanimously Condemns Erdogan-Ordered Attack on Protesters

IMG. House unanimously condemns Erdogan-ordered attack on protesters WASHINGTON—"Asbarez". With a vote of 397 to 0, the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday unanimously condemned Turkey, sharply criticizing the brutal May 16th Erdogan-ordered ...

ANCA: ‘We are Troubled by Trump’s Ill-Advised and Misguided Proposal to Cut Aid to Armenia’

WASHINGTON (Asbarez)—The budget unveiled on May 22 by the Trump administration will see a drastic 69.6 percent cut in aid to Armenia over the fiscal year 2017 budget, which allocated $22.4 million in assistance to Armenia. Trump’s budget is ...

Aram Ateshian Finally Steps Down From Istanbul Patriarchate

After months of foot dragging, Archbishop Aram Ateshian, the self-proclaimed Vicar General at the Istanbul Patriarchate, on Wednesday stepped down from his post, a mandate placed on him in March when a new Locum Tenens was elected. Ateshian’s ...