International

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[...]

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,[...]