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LOS ANGELES — Karine Tshgnavoryan would have never known that only she could have helped save the life of her brother in Australia, if a month ago the Australian Bone Marrow Donor Registry had not started to look for a stem cell donor[...]

By Noeme Chahenian YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar is not the first destination that comes to mind while planning a vacation. It does not have the breathtaking skyline of Hong Kong or the amazing beaches of Thailand. It does not have the[...]

BEIRUT – Director and actor Berj Fazlian passed away in Beirut on February 15. Born in Istanbul, Fazlian was considered one of the important founders of the Lebanese theater. Through his work in particular with the Rahbani brothers and[...]

By Dorian Jones ISTANBUL (Voice of America) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has issued an ultimatum to the United States to choose between Turkey and Syrian Kurds.  US forces have been working closely with the Syrian Kurdish[...]

By Ekaterina Poghosyan YEREVAN (Mediamax) — For the first time, Armenia will host five Nobel Prize laureates, who will give open lectures on Biochemistry, Physics and Medicine this April in Yerevan. The “Nobel Days in Yerevan”[...]

PARIS (Armenpress) — The annual dinner of the Coordination Council of Armenian Organizations in France was held on January 28 in Paris’s l’Hôtel du Collectionneur. The event was attended by French President Francois Hollande, the[...]

YEREVAN (Mediamax) — Businessman and philanthropist Ruben Vardanyan believes that Armenia can become a new “Hong Kong” for Iran. Vardanyan is the co-founder of IDeA Charitable Foundation that implements large-scale projects in[...]

STRASBOURG (Armenpress) — The Governments of Azerbaijan and Hungary have been asked by the European Court of Human Rights to respond formally to a case brought by the relatives of Armenian army officer Gurgen Margaryan, who was murdered[...]

TEL AVIV (Russia Times) — Israel’s defense minister has alleged that the Islamic State terror group has long been funded with “Turkish money.” “As you know, Daesh (Islamic State, previously ISIS/ISIL) enjoyed Turkish money[...]

LONDON (Reuters) — Fatwa from Islamic State (ISIL or ISIS) theologians says father and son cannot share a sex slave, among other regulations Islamic State theologians have issued an extremely detailed ruling on when “owners”[...]

ISTANBUL (Hurriyet) — No solid legal steps have been taken in the nine years since Armenian- journalist Hrant Dink was assassinated outside his office in Istanbul on Jan. 19, 2007, as thousands of people gathered to commemorate the[...]