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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...

A Toronto-Armenian tradition enters its 3rd decade with new surprises and old friends

Music, dance, food, and language are just some of the elements that keep a culture alive. Living in the Diaspora, we cling to these elements to foster and cultivate traditions to help connect us to the homeland. If the essence of culture lies in its ...

ANCA: ‘We are Troubled by Trump’s Ill-Advised and Misguided Proposal to Cut Aid to Armenia’

WASHINGTON (Asbarez)—The budget unveiled on May 22 by the Trump administration will see a drastic 69.6 percent cut in aid to Armenia over the fiscal year 2017 budget, which allocated $22.4 million in assistance to Armenia. Trump’s budget is ...

Aram Ateshian Finally Steps Down From Istanbul Patriarchate

After months of foot dragging, Archbishop Aram Ateshian, the self-proclaimed Vicar General at the Istanbul Patriarchate, on Wednesday stepped down from his post, a mandate placed on him in March when a new Locum Tenens was elected. Ateshian’s ...

Texas Recognizes the Armenian Genocide

(A.W.).-The Texas House of Representatives unanimously passed House Resolution 191, entitled “Recognizing the Armenian Genocide,” on Friday. Texas has thus become the 46th state in the US to officially classify and commemorate the 1915-1923 ...

Audiovisual Analysis Points to Erdogan Ordering Washington D.C. Attack

A screenshot form the Voice of America footage (Photo: Screenshot – Voice of America) WASHINGTON.- Audio and video analysis of recorded footage of the May 16 attack on peaceful protesters in Washington has found that Turkish President Recep ...

Pro-Erdogan Group Attacks Peaceful Protesters in Washington D.C.

WASHINGTON (A.W.)—A group of peaceful demonstrators protesting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s official visit to the United States, were attacked by pro-Erdogan groups at the Sheridan Circle near the residence of the Turkish Ambassador ...

Ruling Party Claims Victory In Yerevan Mayoral Elections

Mayor Taron Markarian votes in municipal elections in Yerevan, 14May2017. Yerevan’s incumbent Mayor Taron Markarian and his ruling Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) were on course to score a comfortable victory in Sunday’s municipal elections ...

US National Intelligence Warns of ‘Large-Scale Hostilities’ in Karabakh

WASHINGTON (A. W.)— The United States Director of National Intelligence Daniel R. Coats published on May 11 the U.S. Intelligence Community’s (IC) 2017 “Statement for the Record” entitled “Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intellig...