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YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — The Armenian office of the Institute for War and Peace Reporting, in cooperation with the Public Journalism Club and the Media Center, held a discussion on the position of Iraqi Yezidi refugees in[...]

NEW YORK (Panorama.am) — Armenian President Serge Sargisian, who is in the United States of America to attend the 70th session of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly, participated in the UN Summit on Peacekeeping Operations on 28[...]

  LOS ANGELES (Politico) — A leading House Democrat is urging members of the committee charged with awarding Nobel Peace prizes to grant the honor to Pope Francis. California Rep. Adam Schiff began circulating Wednesday a letter[...]

PARIS (Armenpress) — Lessons about the Armenian Genocide have been included in the third-grade curriculum in France. The publication Nouvelles d’Arménie reported that the Armenian Genocide has been included in the lesson about[...]

NEW YORK — On September 11, the UN General Assembly, at the 103rd plenary meeting of its 69th session, adopted by consensus a resolution, initiated by Armenia and titled “International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims[...]

PARIS (Combined Sources) — French President Francois Hollande, on September 14, awarded Mark Moogalian, who was the first to wrestle a weapon from the Paris-Brussels train gunman on August 21, with France’s highest prize for bravery,[...]

ROME (Public Radio of Armenia) – La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra performed a concert in Rome dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. The orchestra was led by British conductor Daniel Harding. The concert titled[...]

ANKARA (BBC) — A crowd attacked the headquarters of Turkey’s pro-Kurdish HDP party, amid rising violence between Turkish forces and the militant Kurdish PKK group, on September 8. Pictures from the scene appeared to show the HDP[...]

BRUSSELS (Armenpress) — French Armenian legendary singer Charles Aznavour will perform in the Forest National concert hall of the Belgian capital on November 17. “Charles Aznavour is the only 91-year-old singer who sets records in the[...]

VATICAN — It’s a Mass that will go down in history. It marks the first time, Pope Francis co-celebrated Mass with the newly-elected Armenian Patriarch, Gregory Peter XX Chabroyan. This after, the pope granted the patriarch “ecclesial[...]

By Tuncay Kayaoglu ISTANBUL (Anadolu Agency) – Mesut Ozdemir has one month left to achieve his life-long dream: to open a new school for the Armenian community in Istanbul. “I am very delighted to see the school is almost done. Moving[...]