International

TEL AVIV, Israel (Times of Israel) — The Israeli Knesset’s Education, Culture and Sports Committee on Monday, August 1 announced it recognizes the Armenian genocide and urged the government to formally acknowledge the 1915 mass[...]

PARIS (PanARMENIAN.Net) — The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)  cultural agency on Friday, July 15 added a ruined Armenian city inside Turkey’s border to its World Heritage list, as it[...]

MANCHESTER, UK (Independent) — Henrikh Mkhitaryan is confident he can play a leading role at Manchester United after delivering an encouraging display in the 2-0 pre-season friendly victory against Wigan Athletic. The Armenian joined[...]

ISTANBUL (Guardian) — As the dust settled on an attempted coup in Turkey, a crackdown has ensued. Thousands of judges and soldiers have been detained and Turkish officials have vowed to “cleanse” a bureaucracy that they say has[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — Pope Francis returned to the Vatican after concluding a successful visit to Armenia, which delighted the small nation as well as Armenians around the world. The world should never forget nor minimize the[...]

YEREVAN — The ecumenical ceremony led by Pope Francis and Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II took place in Yerevan Saturday, June 25. To the strains of George Handel’s Hallelujah, children came up to the stage, holding grape vines,[...]

MOSCOW (AP) — Soon there will be four new names on the periodic table of the elements, including three that honor Moscow, Japan and Tennessee. The names are among four recommended last week by an international scientific group. The[...]

NEW YORK (Armenpress) — In a triumphant win for the thousands of Yazidi women who have been enslaved by the Islamic State, Amal Clooney has confirmed that she will represent victims of the Yazidi genocide, including ISIS survivor and[...]

ISTANBUL (Armenpress) — The leaders of the ruling Turkish Justice and Development Party (AKP), headed by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, have started to take provocative measures as a response to the recognition of the Armenian Genocide[...]

By David Belchermay LONDON (New York Times) — If the jeweler Ara Vartanian had asked the gods for a muse, he could not have gotten a better one than Kate Moss. That is what the model has been since she visited his São Paulo, Brazil,[...]

ALEPPO (RFE/RL and Armenpress) — Four Armenian civilians have reportedly been killed and dozens of others wounded in Syria’s formerly largest city of Aleppo in continuing clashes between Syrian government troops and opposition forces.[...]