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Armenia’s Levon Aronian Wins Norway Chess 2017

(Armradio).- Armenia’s Levon Aronian won the Norway Chess 2017 tournament held in Stanvager. The Armenian GM played a draw with Wesley So of Wales in the last 9th Round and became the sole leader of the tournament. Hikaru Nakamura, who was ...

12 Turkish agents to be charged for DC melee

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police are set to announce charges against a dozen Turkish security agents who were involved in a violent altercation when Turkey's president visited Washington last month, a U.S. official said Wednesday. The DC police are ...

Yerevan’s Reelected Mayor Inaugurated

Armenia - Yerevan Mayor Taron Markarian (R) is congratulated by President Serzh Sarkisian after being sworn in for another term, 12Jun2017. (Azatutyun).- Yerevan’s Mayor Taron Markarian was sworn in for another four-year term on Monday one month ...

Yousuf Karsh Bust Unveiled in Ottawa

On the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of Armenian-Canadian relations and to mark the 150th anniversary of Canada's Confederation the bust of the legendary photographer Yousuf Karsh was unveiled in Ottawa on June 9. Armenian Ambassador to Canada ...

Azerbaijani Forces Open Heavy Gunfire at Armenian Village, Civilian Buildings

"Armenpress".- In the evening of June 8, Azerbaijani forces once again opened heavy gunfire at Baghanis, a village in Armenia’s northeastern Tavush province. “They began shooting between 21:00­-23:00. Like previously, they fired PK and DshK ...

House Unanimously Condemns Erdogan-Ordered Attack on Protesters

IMG. House unanimously condemns Erdogan-ordered attack on protesters WASHINGTON—"Asbarez". With a vote of 397 to 0, the U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday unanimously condemned Turkey, sharply criticizing the brutal May 16th Erdogan-ordered ...

Parliamentary Screening of “The Promise” Attracts Members and Senators From All Major Political Parties

  IMG_01: ANC Members with Ambassador Yeganian and executive members of the Canada-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group   Ottawa – On June 5, 2017, a special screening of the Armenian Genocide era Hollywood epic, “The Promise” ...

Armenian Community of Toronto Celebrates TorontoHye’s 12th Year In The Service to the Community

 Toronto Armenian community representatives and readers of TorontoHye newspaper came together on May 19th to celebrate the achievements of the paper during the past 12 years. Founded in October 2005 and published uninterruptedly ever since by ...

Canadian-Armenian Cellist Karen Ouzounian’s Aizuri Quartet Takes Top Prize in Osaka

OSAKA, Japan (The Strad)—The Aizuri Quartet (U.S), featuring Canadian-Armenian cellist Karen Ouzounian, has won first prize, worth 3 million JPY ($27,000 USD), in the string quartet section of the Ninth Osaka International Chamber Music Competit...

Toronto Armenians March in Scarborough to Mark a 99-year Anniversary of the First Armenian Republic

(I.T.).- Marchers walk along Victoria Park Avenue in the Armenian Independence Day parade held Sunday, May 28. - Staff/Metroland Marchers walk along Victoria Park Avenue in the Armenian Independence Day parade held Sunday, May 28. - Staff/M...