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Ateshian Forces Resignation of Istanbul Patriarchate Religious Council Chair

ISTANBUL, Turkey—Chairman of the Religious Council of the Armenian Patriarchate in Istanbul Bishop Sahak Mashalian has announced his resignation in a statement released on Monday, stating that General Vicar Aram Ateshian is to blame for his ...

Francois Hollande attends annual dinner with Armenians of France

(A.W.)— French President Francois Hollande attended an annual dinner with the Coordinating Council of Armenian Organizations of France (CCAF) for the last time as President of France on Feb. 9. During the dinner—which was also attended by the ...

Students Stage Silent Protests Against Genocide Denial Across U.S. and Canada

(A.W.)—Armenian students across the United States and Canada participated in the annual “Stain of Denial” silent protests on Feb. 9, against the continuous denial of the Armenian Genocide. The protests, which were coordinated by the ...

ANCA issues statement on U.S. President Trump’s Immigration Order

The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) has issued a statement regarding the January 27, 2017, White House Executive Order on immigration, titled, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”. The ...

Denmark’s Parliament adopts Armenian Genocide Resolution

The Parliament of Denmark voted 89 to 9 with 11 abstention today to adopt an Armenian Genocide resolution, according to the website of the Danish Parliament. On January 19 the Parliament had 2.5 hours of discussion on the document brought to ...

Armenian Gladys Berejiklian is new Premier of New South Wales

Gladys Berejiklian has outlined her priorities and praised her Armenian migrant parents, saying she “will be governing for everyone,” during her first speech after being voted in as the new leader in New South Wales, ABC News reports. The ...

Danish FM urges to leave Armenian Genocide issue to historians

The Parliament of Denmark is holding a debate on the Armenian Genocide. The issue has been brought to the agenda by Nick Hækkerup (S) , Søren Espersen (DF) , Michael Aastrup Jensen (V) , Henrik Dahl (LA) , Martin Lidegaard (RV) and Naser Khader ...

Genocide Remarks, A Cause for Banishment of MP Garo Paylan

Istanbul-Armenian member of parliament, Garo Paylan, was temporarily banned from Turkey’s National Assembly after he used the term genocide to describe the deaths of Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Empire a century ago, officials said on ...

French Senate to debate on issue of involving Turkish community in Armenian Genocide recognition process

  ARMENPRESS - France-Armenia friendship group will organize a conference at the French senate entitled “Involvement of Turkish community in Armenian Genocide recognition process” with the participation of Turkish representatives. ...

Catholicos Aram I Celebrates Christmas Mass in Aleppo, Visits Damaged Institutions

ALEPPO, Syria (Asbarez)—His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, celebrated Christmas Mass on Jan. 6, with hundreds of community members from this city besieged by war flocking to St. Mary’s Armenian Church in the heart of ...