ALEPPO (Armenpress) — Kidnappings of Syrian-Armenians continue on the Turkish border, according to Kantsasar Weekly’s Zarmik Poghikyan. “On July 28 in the morning a small bus left from Aleppo to Turkey, three Armenian families —[...]

PARIS (Armenpress) — Leader of the France Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church Norvan Zakaryan has submitted his resignation to the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II. According to Noyvelles d’Armenie, the[...]

Activist Targeted by Turkish Authorities Again By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator COLOGNE, Germany — What is really happening in Turkey? And where is it going to lead? What began as a protest against government[...]

MOSCOW (RIA Novosti) — Russia delivered up to $1 billion worth of military equipment to Azerbaijan including tanks, artillery systems and infantry fighting vehicles. The shipments are the result of contracts signed in 2011 and 2012, said[...]

By Siranuysh Gevorgyan YEREVAN (ArmeniaNow) — Tens of thousands of citizens of Armenia filed for the US Diversity Visa, better known as the green card lottery, in 2011 and one in a hundred were actually selected and given a chance to[...]

At Least Two Dead, Thousands Injured after Police Crackdown By Alexandra Hudson and Jonathon Burch ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) — Turkey’s deputy prime minister apologized on Tuesday for “excessive violence” by police in an effort to[...]

MONTREAL — On Saturday, May 25, during the annual diocesan meeting, the pastor of St. Gregory the Illuminator Church of Chicago, the Very Rev. Aren Jebejian was elected the Primate of Canada. The annual meeting took place at the St.[...]

YEREVAN (RIA Novosti and ArmeniaNow) — Prince Charles, the 64-year-old heir to the British throne, arrived in Armenia on Tuesday, May 28, on a first-ever visit by a member of the British royal family. The private visit is scheduled to[...]

YEREVAN ( — The Armenian Parliament resolved on May 29 to allocate 16.9 million drams to the Foreign Ministry for covering the unpaid state duties for provision of passports to Syrian Armenians. Deputy Foreign Minister[...]

EDINBURGH (Public Radio of Armenia) — The Parliament of Scotland has passed the motion on “Remembering the Armenian Genocide” introduced by Marco Biagi from the Scottish National Party. It was signed by 65 members of Parliament. The[...]

MALATYA, Turkey ( — The chapel and the outbuildings of an Armenian cemetery demolished earlier by city officials have been restored by the government and will be transferred to the city’s Armenian community. The chapel[...]