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President of CMHR Dr. John Young to Headline Toronto Armenian Genocide Commemoration

Respected educator, researcher and President of Canadian Museum for Human Rights’ (CMHR) Dr. John Young will be the keynote speaker at the Armenian Genocide Commemoration Event in Toronto. The event is Organized by the Armenian National Committee ...

Armenian Ruling Party Confident Of Election Victory

Armenia - Prime Minister Karen Karapetian (C) campaigns for the ruling Republican Party in Aragatsotn province, 22Mar2017. (RFE/RL)- The spokesman for the governing Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) said on Wednesday that it expects to win Sunday...

Ohanian Bloc Vows To Fight On

Opposition leaders Vartan Oskanian (L), Raffi Hovannisian (C) and Seyran Ohanian (R) lead a pre-election march in Yerevan, 28Mar2017 (RFE/RL)- Former Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian and his opposition allies rallied several thousand supporters in ...

Gagik, One of Armenia’s Richest Men, Tsarukian Predicts Election Victory

Businessman Gagik Tsarukian walks to the podium during an election campaign rally in Yerevan, 28Mar2017.  Gagik Tsarukian, one of Armenia’s richest men, claimed on Tuesday that his alliance is headed to victory in this Sunday’s parliamentary ...

Student groups team up to host event on genocide recognition, reparations

By Kaitlyn Simpson The Varsity On the evening of Friday, March 24, the Indigenous Studies Student Union (ISSU), Armenian Students Association (ASA), and Jewish Studies Student Union (JSSU) came together to host a panel discussion entitled ...

Sarkisian Plans ‘Security Role’ After Presidency

Armenia's President Serzh Sarkisian addresses soldiers of Nagorno Karabakh's Defense Army and their parents, 25Mar,2017. President Serzh Sarkisian made clear on Saturday that he does not plan to leave the political arena after serving out his ...

Azerbaijan should recognize Artsakh people’s right to self-determination – Sharmazanov

Azerbaijan should recognize the right of Artsakh people to self-determination, Vice-President of the Armenian National Assembly, has said. “Resisting security challenges in today’s world requires swift, flexible and exact decision-making,” ...

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 ...

Armenian School Principals Accused Of Illegal Campaigning

Children wave the ruling Republican Party's flags at an election campaign rally in Aragatsotn province, 20Mar2017. An Armenian civic organization on Friday claimed to have collected evidence that public school principals across Armenia are illega...

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 ...