International

WILLOWDALE, Canada (CBC News) —There are already roughly 350 Syrian refugees adjusting to their first winter in Canada, the first days of a new life, thanks to the Armenian Community Centre in Willowdale. The center’s co-ordinator will[...]

MOSCOW (RFE/RL) — A group of Russian lawmakers have submitted a bill to parliament on holding to account anyone who denies that the 1915 killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turkish forces was a “genocide.” The leader of Russia’s[...]

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) — Thousands of people have gathered for the funeral of Tahir Elçi, a Kurdish lawyer and human rights activist gunned down in Diyarbakır, which has been at the center of months of violence. Funerals were[...]

BAGHDAD (PanArmenian.net) — In commemoration of the Armenian Genocide, Baghdad hosted on November 26 a performance in Arabic, titled “The Armenian Genocide before the Court.” Based on the play “All Rise, Court Is in Session” by[...]

PARIS (Public Radio of Armenia) — On Monday, November 30, President Serge Sargisian participated at the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The conference, which is presided over[...]

ANKARA (Ermenihaber.am) — Exclaiming “Parev tzez,” Armenian MP Garo Paylan greeted his colleagues at the Turkish Parliament in Armenian, according to the Turkish newspaper Milliyet. Addressing the parliament, Paylan, from the[...]

LYON, France — A resolution on the Armenian Genocide was adopted by a large majority at the 23rd European Green Party Council in Lyon, on Sunday, November 15. The text acknowledges that the Ottoman Empire perpetrated Genocide against[...]

PARIS (Combined Sources) — A 17-year-old French-Armenian girl, Lola Ouzounian, died during the November 13 attack in Paris. Lola, a Parisian, was at the Bataclan concert hall on the evening of November 13. Ouzounian had come to Bataclan[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — The Civil Aviation Department in Armenian reported that on November 12 the bodies of the five Armenian citizens who perished when an AN-12 Soviet-built cargo plane that crashed in Sudan on November 4, would be[...]

ASUNCION, Paraguay (Agencia Prensa Armenia) —  The Senate of the Republic of Paraguay unanimously approved on October 29 the official recognition of the Armenian Genocide. “The Senate of the Republic of Paraguay recognizes the[...]

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[...]