France

YEREVAN/PARIS —  Pierre Koulak (Koulaksezian) is a French TV and cinema actor, director and author. He was born in 1942 in Saint-Chamond, Loire. Very early on, his talent was noticed. He studied at the Saint-Étienne Dramatic Center[...]

By Ara Toranian Yes, of course, the protest movement initiated almost a month ago by the opposition alliance is mobilizing people. Probably around 15,000 people participated in the May 9 demonstration, the high point of this agitation. The[...]

PARIS — Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Alfortville, Issy-les-Moulineaux, Avignon, Valence, Clichy, Meudon, Antony and other towns in France with Armenian inhabitants, such as the city of Lusignan, commemorated the 107th year of the denied[...]

YEREVAN / TOULOUSE — Jazz pianist Rémi Panossian was born in 1983, in Montpellier, France, to an Armenian father and a French mother and started playing piano at 7. He studied at the Lycée Jean Monnet in Montpellier, as well as[...]

LOS ANGELES — Brian S. Kabateck, Class Counsel in Armenian Genocide insurance litigation in 1999 and 2005, on April 4 offered an open invitation to the Armenian Bar Association to conduct a thorough investigation into the handling of the[...]

By Matt Hamilton and Harriet Ryan LOS ANGELES (Los Angeles Times) — Four influential California lawmakers called this week for an investigation into a $17.5-million class-action settlement on behalf of Armenian genocide victims that a[...]

By Fehim Tastekin ISTANBUL (Al-Monitor) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan seems to have returned buoyed from the March 24 NATO summit in Brussels, hoping that the Russian war against Ukraine will encourage Western nations to[...]

YEREVAN / VILLEBON SUR YVETTE, France — French documentary filmmaker, writer and cinematographer Frédéric Tonolli (born 1959) spent most of his childhood in Villebon sur Yvette, where he still resides. He has filmed and directed[...]

PARIS — On Tuesday, February 8, the Council of Armenian Organizations of France (CCAF), represented by Ara Toranian and Mourad Papazian, received for its 8th annual banquet, more than 150 French personalities from politics, culture and[...]

By Nane Sakahian YEREVAN (RFE/RL and Armenpress) — Azerbaijan set free eight more Armenian prisoners of war on Monday, February 7, three days after a virtual Armenian-Azerbaijani summit organized by French President Emmanuel Macron and[...]