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WASHINGTON —  On March 28, Senators James Lankford (R-OK), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Thom Tillis (R-NC), and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) introduced S.922, a bipartisan bill also known as the “Protecting NATO Skies Act of 2019”[...]

By Simon Callow LONDON (Guardian) — To review certain books seems like an impertinence. This is one of them. It speaks for itself with such clarity, certainty and wisdom that only one thing needs to be said: read it. And then read it[...]

ISTANBUL (Public Radio of Armenia) — Archbishop Mesrob II Mutafyan, the 84th Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople, was laid to rest on Sunday, March 17, as many political and religious figures and Armenian nationals from overseas bid[...]

NEW YORK — The Ruins of Ani published in 1910 in Constantinople has been published for the first time in an English edition — the translation by Peter Balakian and Aram Arkun, with an introduction by Balakian. The edition includes the[...]

The long-expected end finally arrived for Archbishop Mesrob Mutafyan on March 8, at St. Purgich Hospital, where he had been in a vegetative state for more than a decade. To say that he had suffered much in his short life is an[...]

ISTANBUL (Armenpress, AP) —  Patriarch Mesrob II, the leader of the Armenian Apostolic Christians in Turkey, died on March 8. He was 62. Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency said Mesrob Mutafyan, the 84th Armenian Patriarch of[...]

WASHINGTON – During the hearings at the US House Foreign Affairs Committee on February 13, 2019, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA) urged the Trump Administration to support the acknowledgment of the Armenian Genocide. Addressing Elliot[...]

ISTANBUL (Panorama.am) —Istanbul-Armenian Member of Parliament Garo Paylan, representing the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) has submitted an inquiry to Turkish Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy over the[...]

ALTADENA, Calif. — The Tekeyan Cultural Association Metro Los Angeles Chapter hosted a bilingual program titled “Roupen Herian: Rescuer of Armenian Orphans,” on February 17 at the Tekeyan Center in Altadena. Boston-based scholar Aram[...]

Recently two outrageous events took place almost simultaneously but the reactions of the international community stood in stark contrast. In the first instance, a Jewish cemetery in France was desecrated with Nazi graffiti. President[...]