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London-based Armenian Brothers send 30,000 Innovative Face Masks to Armenia

George and Alex Dzavaryan (Armradio)- London-based brothers George and Alex Dzavaryan have sent a batch of 30,000 innovative face masks to Armenia. In April the brothers turned their school into a factory to produce protective equipm...

AGBU Unites Diaspora and Homeland with First Pan-Armenian Chess Tournament and All-Star Closing Ceremonies

The Republic of Armenia has long been distinguished as a nexus for chess supremacy, with its national preoccupation with the game, large share of world champions, including Olympic winners and over 70 grandmasters (GMs), and, recently, the integra...

Jeanne Barseghian Elected Mayor Of Strasbourg

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Ancient Armenian Church Surfaces from under Lake Van

The church of Old Archesh (Agos, Armradio)- The ancient Armenian church of Archesh has emerged as a result of water level decrease in Lake Van. The church is part of the city of Old Archesh, which went underwater in 1841, when the water level of ...

Center For Armenian Studies Established at UC Irvine

(Asbarez) – The Center for Armenian Studies at the University of California, Irvine has been established. The new Center, based in the School of Humanities, will support teaching, research, and community engagement with an emphasis ...

High Advisory Board of Turkish Presidency Discusses Steps Against Armenian Genocide Recognition

(Armradio)- High Advisory Board of Turkish presidency has discussed the steps against the international recognition of the Armenian Genocide. The board gathered on Tuesday to discuss how to respond to “groundless and anti-Turkey allegations ...

Noubar Afeyan’s Moderna to Test Coronavirus Vaccine on 30,000 People in Final-stage Trial

(Armradio)- A vaccine against COVID-19 developed by US biotech firm Moderna will enter the third and final stage of its clinical trial in July with 30,000 participants, the manufacturer has announced. Moderna, co-founded and chaired by Noubar ...

Alexis Ohanian Resigns From Reddit Board, Asks To Fill His Seat With A Black Candidate

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Colorado House of Representatives Passes Bill on Holocaust and Armenian Genocide Education

The Colorado House of Representatives has unanimously passed House Bill 1336 – Holocaust and Genocide Studies in Public Schools – which requires Holocaust and Armenian Genocide education as a condition for High School graduation in Colorado, ...

Turkey’s First Armenian Museum Opens in the Village of Vakif

The Church of the Virgin Mary and the museum in Vakifli (Armradio)- Turkey’s first Armenian museum has opened in Vakif (Vakifli), Turkey’s only Armenian village in Samandag district of Hatay, Akunq.net reports. “We could not ...