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By Assadour Guzelian LONDON — On the evening of October 28, an unprecedented ecumenical church service of historical importance took place at Westminster Abbey. The service was dedicated to the memory of the martyrs of the Armenian[...]

DEIR ZOR, Syria (Public Radio of Armenia) — The last 25 Armenian families have left the city of Deir ez-Zor, Syria, over the past months, Arevelk reports, quoting its sources. According to the report, most Armenians have settled in[...]

BARCELONA — On September 25, AGBU and the Associació Cultural Armenia de Barcelona (ACAB) honored writer José Antonio Gurriarán with the AGBU Garbis Papazian Award in Barcelona. The AGBU Garbis Papazian Award was established in 1986[...]

STEPANAKERT (PanARMENIAN.Net) — The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Mission on Tuesday, October 27, conducted a monitoring of the contact line between Nagorno Karabagh and Azerbaijan in Martakert-Tartar[...]

  STRASBOURG (Public Radio of Armenia) — Human rights lawyers Geoffrey Robertson QC and Amal Clooney issued a statement on the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) decision on October 14 in the case of Perinçek v Switzerland. The two[...]

YEREVAN (ArmeniaNow) — Armenia’s former prime minister, Tigran Sargsyan, who at present serves as ambassador to the United States, will be appointed as the head of the Eurasian Economic Commission when Armenia assumes rotating[...]

ROME (Armenpress) — Ivrea City Council of Italy’s Piedmont Province unanimously recognized the Armenian Genocide during its October 12 session. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia issued a statement that by recognizing[...]

TRABZON (Dogan News Agency) —  Turkish Prime Minister Ahmed Davutoglu has ramped up the rhetoric against Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtas, saying he should “look in the mirror” if he wants to see a[...]

ISTANBUL (Public Radio of Armenia) — The pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has pledged to recognize the Armenian Genocide if elected, Turkish Yeni Safak newspaper reports. The party presented its election platform this week.[...]

NEW YORK — The eyes of much of the world were focused on America’s northeast corridor last week, as Pope Francis made his first pontifical visit to the United States. Among the millions of people anticipating his appearances in[...]

STRASBOURG (Panorama.am) — In her opening address at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) autumn session, its president, Anne Brasseur, said the human rights situation in Azerbaijan has deteriorated significantly[...]