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Charles Aznavour, Enduring French-Armenian Singer of Global Fame, Dies Aged 94

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we must announce the sad news of the passing of Charles Aznavour – legendary French-Armenian singer-songwriter and actor, National Hero of Armenia and commander of France’s prestigious Officier de la Legion d’honneur. He passed peacefully today at his home in Alpilles, southeastern France, at the […]

Pope Francis declares Armenian saint Doctor of the Church

Pope Francis declares Armenian saint Doctor of the Church St. Gregory of Narek 23/02/2015 11:31 (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis has declared Armenian poet and monk, Saint Gregory of Narek, a Doctor of the Universal Church.  Meeting with Cardinal Angelo Amato, Prefect of the Congregation for the Cause of Saints on Saturday ahead of his departure […]

Amal Clooney: Turkey’s PR Nightmare

Amal Clooney: Turkey’s PR Nightmare By William Bairamian on Jan 28, 2015 Armenia, Nation, News Desk Amal Clooney is representing Armenia in the case of Perincek v. Switzerland, where Turkish citizen Dogu Perincek, a member of a group called the Talaat Pasha Committee, is accused of denying the Armenian Genocide at a conference in Switzerland by […]

Amal Clooney’s latest case: Why Turkey won’t talk about the Armenian genocide

Amal Clooney’s latest case: Why Turkey won’t talk about the Armenian genocide The human rights lawyer represents Armenia in the ECHR – but what happened in 1915 when up to 1.5m Armenians were killed, and why do Turks deny it was a genocide?   9K 539 4 13 9K Email A picture released by the […]

Amal Clooney and Geoffrey Robertson Webcast at ECHR

Amal Clooney and Geoffrey Robertson Webcast at ECHR   Perinçek v. Switzerland (no. 27510/08)   Please click below: http://www.echr.coe.int/Pages/home.aspx?p=hearings&w=2751008_28012015&language=en&c=&py=2015

Czech President Recognizes Genocide

Czech President Recognizes Genocide Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian with Czech President Milos Zeman in Prague, Czech Republic. Jan. 30, 2014.   PRAGUE—In a meeting with Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian, reported on Thursday by Asbarez, Czech Republic President Milos Zeman referred to the events of 1915 as genocide, acknowledging the upcoming centennial in 2015.“Next year marks […]

Armenia chooses Russia over EU

Armenia chooses Russia over EU By Andrew Gardner – 03.09.2013 / 18:31 CET   Armenia says it will join the Eurasian Customs Union, rather than enter free-trade deal with the EU. Armenia announced today that it will join the Eurasian Customs Union led by Russia, a move that in practice will prevent it signing a […]

European Parliament Hosts Conference on Armenian Genocide

European Parliament Hosts Conference on Armenian Genocide

BRUSSELS—During a conference at the European Parliament in Brussels, experts and Armenian officials urged Turkey to recognize the Armenian Genocide as the only way to build a bridge for reconciliation between Armenia and Turkey to bring peace, security, stability and prosperity for the entire region. The conference “Armenian Genocide : A Bridge for the Reconciliation […]

Jose Manuel Barroso: It is amazing to see what Armenia has given to the civilization

Jose Manuel Barroso: It is amazing to see what Armenia has given to the civilization

Mr President, Ladies and Gentlemen, Let me start by thanking President Sargsyan for his invitation to visit Armenia and for such a warm welcome. Armenia is a country full of rich history and culture. It is amazing to see what this country has given to the civilization But Armenia is also a nation that has […]

Բարոզուն գալիս է Հայաստանին օգնության. ԵԺԿ գագաթնաժողովը «փրկում» է Հայաստանի 2012 թ. համեստ հյուրերի ցուցակը

Բարոզուն գալիս է Հայաստանին օգնության. ԵԺԿ գագաթնաժողովը «փրկում» է Հայաստանի 2012 թ. համեստ հյուրերի ցուցակը

Հայաստանի նախագահը և արտաքին գործերի նախարարը բավական շատ են շրջագայում աշխարհում` հայտարարելով նախաձեռնողական արտաքին քաղաքականության մասին: Ընդ որում, 2012-ին Հայաստան է այցելել ընդամենը մեկ նախագահ` նոյեմբերի 29-30-ը Երևանում էր Կենտրոնական Ասիայի բնական գազի պաշարներով հարուստ երկրի` Թուրքմենստանի նախագահ Գուրբանգուլի Բերդիմուհամեդովը: Նրանից առաջ անցյալ տարվա դեկտեմբերին կարճատև այցով Երևան «վերջինն» այցելել էր Իրանի նախագահ Մահմուդ Ահմադինեժադը, […]

Europe in full solidarity against Azerbaijan’s anti-Armenian xenophobia – provocation to escalate Karabakh conflict should receive clever response

Europe in full solidarity against Azerbaijan’s anti-Armenian xenophobia – provocation to escalate Karabakh conflict should receive clever response

European Friends of Armenia (www.EuFoA.org) strongly welcomes the unprecedented condemnations of Azerbaijan’s anti-Armenian xenophobia by all European institutions and the international community (see list below). We are appalled that the open provocation and physical threat by Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev against Armenia and Armenians around the world has put the Karabakh conflict to the next […]

Will Armenia be able to integrate into European free trade zone bypassing Russia?

Armenia is intensifying its economic ties with Europe and intends to hold the first round of negotiations with the European Union on a free trade agreement on June 19-20 in Brussels, said Armenia’s Deputy Economy Minister Garegin Melkonyan this week. The Armenian government official noted that earlier a meeting of the subcommittee on Armenia-EU trade […]

Date Set For Free Trade Talks Between Armenia, EU

The European Union will officially open on June 19 negotiations with Armenia on a far-reaching free trade agreement that should significantly deepen the South Caucasus nation’s integration with the 27-nation bloc, it was announced on Wednesday. Armenian and EU officials made the announcement after a regular session of a joint body dealing with commerce and […]

EU deals with Azerbaijan and Armenia should make the region safer

The association agreements that the EU is negotiating with Armenia and Azerbaijan should make the region safer, both by promoting a peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and by making EU support conditional upon their human rights performance and democratic reforms. On these, both countries still have a long way to go, MEPs say in […]

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