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Elton John: What happened to Armenians was awful – Video

“What happened to Armenians was awful,” Elton John said, as he announced the release of the Armenian Genocide film The Promise. “I am excited to announce the release of The Promise, a story of the Armenian Genocide at the outset of World War ...

Sinatra songwriter and cigar legend Avo Uvezian dead at 91

Men's Journal– Pianist and songwriter Avo Uvezian passed away on Friday at 91, leaving behind over seven decades of musical history, and a legacy of cigars. He built a name for himself late in life as a jazz pianist who traveled the world playing ...

8 Armenians to receive 2017 Ellis Island Medal of Honor

Asbarez – May 17 will be a special day for eight Armenian-American who are slated to receive the Ellis Island Medal of Honor during an official ceremony at the iconic and historic gateway for hundreds of thousands who were welcomed into the ...

Capitol Hill viewing of “The Promise” draws capacity Congressional audience

A special Capitol Hill viewing of “The Promise” – the Armenian Genocide-era epic starring Christian Bale set for nationwide release on April 21st – drew a capacity crowd of Members of Congress, senior Congressional aides, coalition partners, ...

Reps. Trott and Schiff Spearhead Bipartisan Genocide Prevention Resolution

U.S. Representatives David Trott meets with Eric Esraelian and The Promise director Terry George. Legislation aims to apply lessons of the Armenian Genocide in preventing new atrocities across the Middle East U.S. Representatives David Trott ...

Schiff calls for expanded aid to Artsakh and Armenia

Ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee Rep. Adam Schiff delivered powerful testimony on March 16 before key House foreign aid appropriators, calling for the expansion of U.S. assistance to Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) and Armenia, and ...

Rights of Women ‘Simply Ignored or Sidestepped’ says ARS

The ARS Central Executive Board, joins the global sisterhood of women, in celebrating this year’s International Day of Women, and relays its best wishes to its world-wide entities in the Homeland and the Diaspora, to all devoted Armenian mothers, ...

A Message from ‘The Promise’ Producer Eric Esrailian

Below is a public message from Eric Esrailian, the producer of the upcoming Armenian Genocide film The Promise. *** My name is Eric Esrailian, I am a proud Armenian, and I am the great-grandson of Armenian Genocide survivors. The story of the ...

ANCC: Axe murderer still considered a hero in Azerbaijan

  The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) called upon the international community to pressure Azerbaijan to respect its international promise and imprison Ramil Safarov, the Azeri lieutenant responsible for the horrific murder of ...

Etchmiadzin brokers a Solution: Archbishop Aram Ateshian to Resign by March 15

An agreement on the elections of the Patriarch of Istanbul has been reached after two days of discussions at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. Bishop Sahak Masalyan, General Vicar of the Patriarch of Istanbul Aram Ateshian and Primate of the ...