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Armenian Evangelical Church of Alfortville Subject to Arson Attack

Armenian Evangelical Church of Alfortville in France was set on fire at around 6 a.m. on the morning of April 2. The attack was the third in its kind on the church in the last 12 months. Pastor Gilbert Léonian and his wife, who live on the first ...

Andre Agassi joins promotion campaign for Armenian Genocide film “The Promise”-video

American Armenian tennis player Andre Agassi has joined the promotion campaign for the Armenian Genocide film The Promise. “I’m so proud to see that Kirk Kerkorian’s vision has become a reality. Help me keep Kirk’s promise,” Agassi says ...

Diaspora Armenians to monitor parliamentary elections

(Armradio)- System Of A Down frontman Serj Tankian, Canadian Armenian film director Atom Egoyan, actress Arsine Khanjyan and American Armenian film director Erik Nazaruan have arrived in Armenia to observe the parliamentary elections of April ...

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, ...