ISTANBUL (Armenpress) — Nearly five months since the passing of Mesrob II, the Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople (Istanbul) has launched its organizational work to hold an election of a new patriarch. A new patriarch will be[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) —  On August 2, Permanent Representative of Armenia to the United Nations, Mher Margaryan, participated in the United Nations Security Council open debate on “Children and Armed Conflict.” Close to 80[...]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Armenia has a unique and technologically advanced research and development institution called Armenia National Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Innovation Lab. It was established in 2017 as a joint venture of the[...]

WASHINGTON — Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Representative for Freedom of the Media Harlem Désir was on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. on July 25, speaking on the fragile state of media freedom within the[...]

RIMINI, Italy — Everyone was amazed at the excellence displayed by the young musicians from Armenia. They participated in the International Artistic Days Italia, a festival and contest held in Rimini from June 24-27. The youngsters from[...]

ALEPPO, Syria (Armenpress) — A 17-year-old Armenian youth, Shant Keoshkerian, was shot dead in Aleppo on July 29, Arevelk periodical reported, citing its own sources. Keoshkerian was shot on Martin Street. The Police was able to[...]

BELGRADE — The site was the National Gallery in Belgrade, Serbia and the exhibit featured young talents from many countries. “Art without Borders” was the title of the show that opened on June 25, with works by artists from Georgia,[...]

QUEBEC, Canada – On Tuesday, July 9, Governor General of Canada Julie Payette received the newly appointed ambassadors of six countries, who submitted their letters of credence. Among these ambassadors was Anahit Harutyunyan of Armenia,[...]

YEREVAN — The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative has announced the #AraratChallenge, a new crowdfunding campaign aimed at supporting those in urgent need of basic humanitarian aid around the world. The #AraratChallenge is a video-based[...]

BERLIN — Raoul Wallenberg was a Swedish diplomat who saved the lives of Jews and others during World War II in Nazi-occupied Hungary. A foundation named after the humanitarian, who was detained and disappeared in January 1945, promotes[...]

By Colby Itkowitz WASHINGTON — When President Trump this week met human rights activist Nadia Murad, an Iraqi who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018 for speaking out about her agonizing torture and rape while in Islamic State[...]