International

DOHA, Qatar — On an official visit to the State of Qatar, President Serzh Sargsyan had a meeting with Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani. Noting that the Middle Eastern region is of great significance for Armenia’s foreign policy[...]

By Uygar Gültekin ISTANBUL (Agos) — The people who put black wreath in front of Agos on April 24, 2015 and made threatening statements were acquitted. The Court of Appeals reverse the decision of acquittal on the ground that the[...]

ISTANBUL (Public Radio of Armenia, Armenpress) — Turkish police on the night of Sunday, May 7, raided the Belge publishing house, searching the venue for about three hours, Turkish media report. The officials reportedly prevented[...]

TORONTO — Garo Paylan, a member of the National Assembly of Turkey, was in Toronto on April 30 and more than 1,500 attendees from the Toronto-Armenian community gathered to hear him. The event was sponsored by the Armenian National[...]

PRAGUE (Armenpress) —The Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic approved on Tuesday, April 25, a resolution condemning the genocide of Armenians in the Ottoman Turkey. The legislation condemns atrocities and massacres of Armenians and[...]

ISTANBUL (Agos) — Member of Parliament Selina Dogan, who is Armenian, filed a lawsuit against a person who used hate speech against her on social media. Alican Ulusag from Cumhuriyet, said Ibrahim Kaplan of Manisa commented on a video on[...]

ISTANBUL (Washington Hatti) — A call to acknowledge Armenian Genocide was made during a commemoration of its 102nd anniversary at Taksim Square on April 24. As part of the 102nd anniversary of Armenian Genocide, a commemoration at[...]

MARSEILLE (Armenpress) —  The square located in the intersection of Vallon De Montebello and Cambodia Streets in Marseille, France has been named after Soghomon Tehlirian as part of the 102nd anniversary events commemorating the[...]

BERLIN — Since the German Bundestag (Parliament) passed a resolution on the Armenian Genocide last year in June, the focus has shifted from the demand for recognition to other concerns; on the one hand, there has been further study of[...]

NEW YORK – David L. Phillips has been going around the country, and, in fact, a good part of the world, speaking out against the dictatorship of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. He just published a book on this issue (see last[...]

By Arto Manoukian MONTREAL — The granddaughter of an Armenian family which survived the Genocide recently came across a box of memorabilia from a survivor grandfather. Mary Alice Selyian is the granddaughter of Megerditch Selyian, then[...]