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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 ...

Armenia becomes 60th country to endorse Safe Schools Declaration

Armenia became the 60th country to endorse the international Safe Schools Declaration on March 22, 2017, the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) said. “We warmly congratulate Armenia for making this commitment to ensure that ...

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 ...