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BELMONT, Mass. — The National Association for Armenian Research and Studies (NAASR) hosted an online webinar lecture on the history of the Armenian connection with Jerusalem on January 13 with Prof. Claude Mutafian of Paris, the noted[...]

WATERTOWN — Until recently, Ruben Vardanyan was primarily known to Armenians as a billionaire philanthropist who, having made his money in Russia, was involved in a variety of ambitious projects in Armenia. This all changed when he[...]

Concerning the blockade of Artsakh, Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev seems to have miscalculated. According to Baku’s scenario, the attention of the international community is focused on the Ukraine war, and Aliyev tried to take[...]

PARIS — On Monday, January 23, the co-chairs of the Coordinating Council of Armenian Organizations of France (CCAF), Ara Toranian and Mourad Papazian were received by the President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee[...]

By Ruzanna Stepanyan YEREVAN (Azatutyun) — French parliament speaker Yael Braun-Pivet expressed serious concern over Azerbaijan’s continuing blockade of the Lachin Corridor and reaffirmed France’s support for Armenia’s territorial[...]

PARIS — On Tuesday, December 27, a demonstration organized by a cultural and apolitical association (Union Franco-Arménienne), led by Arthur Arzoyan, was held on the “Parvis des Droits de l’Homme” of the Place du Trocadero in[...]

YEREVAN — Last September, after several years of e-mail correspondence, I met French-Armenian translator and cultural figure Houry Varjabédian. Born in Casablanca, Morocco, in 1955, Houry has been living in Marseille since 1968, where[...]

WASHINGTON (Azatutyun) — The United States will spare no effort to continue to facilitate a resolution of the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict, a senior US diplomat said after visiting Baku and Yerevan this week. “We firmly believe that[...]

YEREVAN (Azatutyun) — A senior European Union diplomat urged Armenia and Azerbaijan to show “strong political will” to end their long-running conflict on Monday following the effective cancellation of an Armenian-Azerbaijani summit[...]

STRASBOURG (Public Radio of Armenia) — The flag of Armenia was raised in front of Strasbourg City Hall on November 24 as a sign of solidarity. Attending the ceremony were the Mayor of Strasbourg Jeanne Barseghian and Armenia’s[...]