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Cilicia Catholicosate Files Appeal in European Court

  (Armenian Weekly) – On December 7, the Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia officially filed the application to reclaim the historical headquarters of the Holy See of the Great House of Cilicia from Turkey to the European Court of Human ...

Syrian-Armenian Refugee has Tearful Reunion with Justin Trudeau

  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wipes his eyes as Syrian refugee Vanig Garabedian recalls their first meeting at Toronto’s Pearson airport one year ago. (Photo: CBC) (CBC News)—Justin Trudeau wiped away tears during a roundtable with ...

Artsakh’s 25th Anniversary Marked on Capitol Hill

  Artsakh Prime Minister Arayik Harutyunyan with ANCA Executive Director Aram Hamparian and Congressional Armenian Caucus co-chair Representative Frank Pallone WASHINGTON—Nagorno-Karabakh Republic’s Prime Minister Arayik Harutyunyan ...

Zoryan Institute Launches New Syrian-Armenian Refugee Oral History Project

November 9, TORONTO - The Zoryan Institute has officially launched its Syrian-Armenian Refugee Oral History Project conducting its first interview on November 7, 2016. With this project, the Institute seeks to interview Syrian-Armenian newcomers and ...

Pan-Armenian Charity To Rebuild Homes In Karabakh

(RFE/RL)- The Hayastan All-Armenian Fund has raised almost $15.5 million in donations during its annual telethon broadcast from Los Angeles on American Thanksgiving Day on November 24. It raised $10.4 million during last year’s televised fundrai...

Tamar and Vatche Manoukian Donate $30 Million to UCLA Health Sciences

[:en]Tamar and Vatche Manoukian have made a landmark gift to the Division of Digestive Diseases at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA that will provide unrestricted funds to accelerate research, innovative clinical care and educational ...

The Future for Global Armenians is now, open letter says

[:en]The global Armenian community must do more to deliver a successful future for the nation that is economically and socially secure, according to an open letter published today and signed by a group of high profile Armenians around the world. ...

IDeA Foundation Announces $250,000 Contribution, Fundraising Effort for Syrian-Armenians

[:en]On Oct. 15, The IDeA Foundation announced a $250,000 contribution and the launch of a new fundraising effort for Syrian-Armenians impacted by the civil war there. IDeA (Initiatives for Development of Armenia) Charitable Foundation was ...

ANCA Advocates for Middle East Christians at the White House

[:en]The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) joined in a White House briefing on Oct. 25, between senior Obama Administration officials and leaders of the Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac, Armenian, and Antiochian communities to discuss the ...

The Canadian Museum of Human Rights Premieres New Film in Toronto About Armenian Genocide

In partnership with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR), on October 13th, 2016, the Armenian National Committee of Canada co-organized the premiere of the museum’s new film about the Armenian genocide, “Acts of Conscience: Armin T. ...