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Sarkisian Reaffirms Support For Armenian PM

Armenia - President Serzh Sarkisian and Prime Minister Karen Karapetian arrive for a cabinet meeting in Yerevan, 29Jun2017. (Azatutyun). President Serzh Sarkisian insisted on Thursday that he continues to fully support Prime Minister Karen Karape...

Syria’s Armenians are Fleeing to their Ancestral Homeland. The Economist

(The Economist).- Before Syria’s six-year-old civil war 90,000 ethnic Armenians lived in the country, two-thirds of them in Aleppo. No more than 30,000 Syrian Armenians are believed to remain in Syria. The source reminds that many Syrian-Armeni...

Karabakh War Unlikely, Says Armenian Defense Minister

IMG. Armenia - Defense Minister Vigen Sargsian at a news conference in Yerevan, 28Jun2017. (Azatutyun).- Azerbaijan is unlikely to provoke an all-out war in Nagorno-Karabakh anytime soon because of “irreparable” losses that it would suffer as a ...

Armenian Air Force marks 25th anniversary of establishment

(Armenpress). - On June 26, pilots of jets and helicopters of the Armenian Air Force displayed their flying skills and maneuvers in the skies, as today marks the 25th anniversary of formation of the Armenian Air Force, the air defense forces and ...

Memorable Celebration of 300th Anniversary of Abbot Mekhitar’s Entry to St. Lazarus Island in Venice

      Toronto- On June 17 at the St. Gregory The Illuminator Armenian Catholic Church of Toronto, the Mekhitarian Alumni Association of Toronto (MAA-T) organized a celebration for Father Abbot Mekhitar of Sebaste and the 300th ...

Charles Aznavour to Receive a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

in Oct. 2016, Aznavour was awarded an honorary Walk of Fame plaque for his contributions to the Arts and the global Armenian community. (Photo: AFP) HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—Famed French-Armenian crooner Charles Aznavour has been selected to receive a ...

Armenia’s Simon Martirosyan Becomes World Junior Weightlifting Champion

TOKYO, Japan (A.W.)—Armenian Olympic silver medalist Simon Martirosyan was crowned the World Junior Weightlifting Champion (+105 kg Men) after winning gold at the 2017 World Junior Weightlifting Championships held in Tokyo, Japan. Martirosyan ...

ANCC Calls Upon the Canadian Government to Condemn Azerbaijan’s Latest Aggression Against Artsakh

OTTAWA – In a letter addressed to Canada’s Minister of Global Affairs and other high-ranking personnel within the Canadian governments’ executive and legislative branches, the Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) strongly condemned ...

EU To Help Syrian Refugees In Armenia

Armenia - Ethnic Armenian migrants from Syria at a meeting with Armenia's Prime Minister Karen Karapetian in Yerevan, 29Mar2017. The European Union announced on Tuesday 3 million euros ($3.3 million) in financial assistance to thousands of ethnic ...

4 Armenians Elected to French Parliament

PARIS—Danielle Cazarian, Nadia Essayan, Guillaume Kasbarian, and Jacques Marilossian, all representing French President Emmanuel Macron’s La République en Marche (LREM) party were elected to France’s National Assembly on Saturday. Macron’s ...