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YEREVAN (Armenpress) —  The final list of participants of the La Francophonie Summit in Yerevan is not complete yet, Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan told reporters on February 20. Yet, he added, “The  participation of the[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff PARIS – Filmmaker Tamara Stepanyan is a true representative of the new generation of diasporan Armenians. Born in Soviet Armenia, and speaking Eastern Armenian and Russian, she moved with her family[...]

NICE, France – A new wave of Armenians came to Nice after the Armenian Genocide, in the early 1920s. A local Armenian church, St. Mary, was consecrated in 1928. Today there are approximately 4-5,000 Armenians living in the city, and[...]

LYON, France (Armenpress) — The city council of the city of Lyon has elected 67-year-old Georges Kepenekian as the 35th mayor of the city during the July 17 session, Le Figaro reports. His candidacy was proposed by former Lyon Mayor [...]

PARIS (armenews) — The second round of the legislative election on June 18, which elected the deputies of the National Assembly (Parliament) for 5 year terms, ended with a clear victory of President Emmanuel Macron’s En Marche party,[...]

MARSEILLE (Armenpress) —  The square located in the intersection of Vallon De Montebello and Cambodia Streets in Marseille, France has been named after Soghomon Tehlirian as part of the 102nd anniversary events commemorating the[...]

PARIS (Christianity Today) — A fire erupted in the Armenian Evangelical Church of Alfortville, a suburb of Paris, at around 6 a.m. on the morning of April 2, in what is being described as an arson attack, the third such attack on the[...]

PARIS (armedia.am) — A street in Paris will be named for the late Armenian writer, Zabel Yesayan in honor of the official visit of Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan to France. Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo made the announcement last week[...]

PARIS (Armenpress) — Member of French National Assembly, Co-chair of Armenia-France Parliamentary Friendship Group François Rochebloine drew the attention of French President Hollande on the case of the extradition of blogger Aleksander[...]

NEW YORK — Vartan Gregorian, president of Carnegie Corporation of New York, was awarded the medal of Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor at a ceremony at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy here on February 9. The French[...]