Topic: France

By Barbara Merguerian With so many events to commemorate this year — the centennial of the first Armenian Republic and the 30th anniversary of the massive Spitak earthquake, to mention a few — it is important not to forget other[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan YEREVAN — French singer-songwriter and photographer Arlette Kotchounian, 76, was not always called by her name. At the beginning of her career, she was also called  Arlette Avedian and Ann Grégory. In 1963, she[...]

WASHINGTON — French President Emmanuel Macron addressed on April 24 a message to Armenian President Armen Sarkisian. He said, in part, “We stand by You to remember the April 24, 1915 in Constantinople and the killing of 600 Armenian[...]

  By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan In the first place, the author wishes to pay tribute to the historians of the Armenian Genocide, from the pioneers to those who work today on the Ottoman archives. The latter have been accessible for about[...]

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 (RFE/RL) — France’s outgoing President Francois Hollande has reportedly spoken of the need for international “sanctions” against ceasefire violations in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Hollande expressed concern at a recent[...]

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[...]