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Queen Elizabeth II Among Leaders Congratulating Armenia’s Independence

Queen Elizabeth II: My best wishes for happiness of Armenian people On the Independence Day of the Republic of Armenia, Her Majesty The Queen Elizabeth II has extended a congratulatory message to Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. The message reads: “It gives me great pleasure to send to Your Excellency my congratulations on the celebration of […]

An Aivazovsky 19th Century Painting At Daniel Hunt Fine Art, Chelsea

An Aivazovsky 19th Century Painting At Daniel Hunt Fine Art, Chelsea

An Aivazovsky 19th Century painting is currently at Daniel Hunt Fine Art, Chelsea. This painting is of Armenian national interest. Daniel Hunt recently bought this painting at Sotheby’s which features three Armenian girls in resplendent national costume emerging from a sunlit garden. One of them gives charity to a blind beggar in a white turban […]

Be Armenian: An Armenian Themed Mobile App

‘Be Armenian’  – Mobile App :: The ‘Be Armenian’ project began shortly before the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide. The first collection of wallpapers entitled “Remember and Demand,” were created in commemoration of the genocide. It portrayed the Forget-Me-Not flower, a floral depiction which became the symbol for the 100th anniversary of the Armenian […]

Cilicia Catholicosate Says Lawsuit Demands Return of Historical Seat Not Financial Compensation

Cilicia Catholicosate Says Lawsuit Demands Return of Historical Seat Not Financial Compensation

Cilicia Catholicosate Says Lawsuit Demands Return of Historical Seat Not Financial Compensation   ANTELIAS, Lebanon–The Catholicosate of the Holy See of Cilicia has issued a statement on its website clarifying the nature and purpose of its claim for the return of its historical Seat in Sis (present-day Kozan in Turkey), currently pending before the Turkish […]

Rima Kazumyan: one of the designers behind Emporio Armani

Rima Kazumyan: one of the designers behind Emporio Armani

News.am NEWS & STYLE From the electronic pages of NEWS & STYLE of today. Here you are guys, another young successful Armenian lady. Praiseworthy! By Marina Adulyan Few people know that one of the designers behind Emporio Armani men’s collections is a girl with Armenian roots. Rima Kazumyan is a senior designer of the world-famous […]

The Washington Post: Church bells ring in a corner of Turkey once the site of Armenian genocide

The Washington Post: Church bells ring in a corner of Turkey once the site of Armenian genocide

The Washington Post: Church bells ring in a corner of Turkey once the site of Armenian genocide   “For almost a century, the bells of St. Giragos — a magnificent 14th-century church built of sturdy black basalt bricks — were silent. Severely damaged during the 1915 massacre and deportation of local Christians, it stood roofless and […]

Skulls and Bones Exposed in Mass Grave Near Van

Skulls and Bones Exposed in Mass Grave Near Van   Skulls and bones, possibly from the Armenian genocide, protrude from the soil. VAN, Turkey (Armenian Weekly)—Skulls and bones, possibly from the Armenian Genocide, protrude from the soil near a school in the district of Westan in Van, according to a newspaper report. The pro-Kurdish Ozgur […]

Lebanon’s central body convoked session on Armenian Genocide

Lebanon’s central body convoked session on Armenian Genocide YEREVAN, OCTOBER 4, ARMENPRESS: The session of the Lebanon’s central body was held at the Embassy of the Republic of Armenia to Lebanon on October 2 devoted to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. As reported by Armenpress, the session was opened by the Armenian Ambassador […]

Gourgen Margaryan’s spirit will never die: Caroline Cox

Gourgen Margaryan’s spirit will never die: Caroline Cox 15:54, 28 September, 2013 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 28, ARMENPRESS. “Your heroes are true heroes,” member of the British House of Lords Caroline Cox stated this addressing the people of Armenia and Artsakh at the opening of the monument dedicated to Armenian Officer murdered with an axe while asleep […]

Eurovision Announce 2014 Rule Changes For Fairer Jury

EUROVISION ANNOUNCE 2014 RULE CHANGES FOR FAIRER JURY World TV PC September 25, 2013 Wednesday 2:45 PM EST Throughout its long history, the popular pan-European Eurovision Song Contest has faced plenty of accusations that the results displayed on-screen are not the full story, with a new batch of claims having come in in recent months […]

Barack Obama sent a congratulatory message to President Serzh Sargsyan

Barack Obama sent a congratulatory message to President Serzh Sargsyan   23:23, 21 September, 2013 President of the United States Barack Obama sent a congratulatory message to President Serzh Sargsyan.  “Dear Mr. President: On behalf of all Americans, I congratulate you and the people of Armenia on the 22nd anniversary of Armenia’s independence on September […]

Armenia celebrates 22nd independence anniversary

Armenia celebrates 22nd independence anniversary   September 21, 2013 – 10:39 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net – September 21 marks Armenia’s independence anniversary. With a unanimous national vote, the third Republic of Armenia was born on September 21, 1991, to give the Armenian nation the right to build their future, be the masters of their land and regain […]

Calif. Speaker Perez, Delegation Visit Dzidzernagapert

Calif. Speaker Perez, Delegation Visit Dzidzernagapert

Calif. Speaker Perez, Delegation Visit Dzidzernagapert Members of the California delegation at Dzidzernagapert with Speaker Perez at far right YEREVAN (Yerkir Media)—A delegation of state and local officials currently visiting Armenia and headed by California State Assembly Speaker John Perez visited the Dzidzernagapert memorial monument and paid respects to the memory of the 1.5 million […]

Armenian genocide recognition process is close to international finish line: Armenia’s Defense minister

Armenian genocide recognition process is close to international finish line: Armenia’s Defense minister 17:54, 19 September, 2013 YEREVAN, SEPTEMBER 19, ARMENPRESS: Defense Minister of the Republic of Armenia Seyran Ohanyan hosted participants of pan-Armenian conference of Armenian problems awareness bodies’ representatives. “Armenpress” reports that at the meeting was present Minister of Diaspora Hranush Hakobyan and […]

Divided we fall

Divided we fall   City Manager calls for Armenian leaders to come together on genocide memorial   By André Coleman 09/04/2013 In a strongly worded email, Pasadena City Manager Michael Beck warned leaders of two Armenian groups to stop bickering over memorial projects commemorating the Armenian Genocide.     The Aug. 23 email addressed to […]

Armenian culture in Turkey: From the ashes

Armenian culture in Turkey: From the ashes

Armenian culture in Turkey From the ashes Turkish Armenians are beginning to celebrate—and commemorate—their past   Just like new     Aug 24th 2013 | DIYARBAKIR |From the print edition A DAINTY silver slipper, a hand-engraved copper bowl. Silva Ozyerli, an ethnic Armenian, runs a loving finger over these and other family treasures strewn across […]

Her Majesty’s Ambassador in Turkey visits Armenian Church in Kayseri

Her Majesty’s Ambassador in Turkey visits Armenian Church in Kayseri LONDON – COMBINED SOURCES (23 August, 2013): The British Ambassador in Turkey paid an unofficial visit to the Armenian Church of St. Gregory the Illuminator in Kayseri (Caeserea / Gesarya). Built in 1856, St Gregory is the only Armenian church in Anatolia where liturgical services […]

Adly Mansour: Egypt Signs Tomorrow the International `Document’ on the Armenian Massacres

Adly Mansour: Egypt Signs Tomorrow the International `Document’ on the Armenian Massacres Al-Bawabah News, Egypt Aug 17 2013 by Nada Hifzi The official page of the interim President of the Republic [of Egypt] Adli Mansour has announced on his social networking site “Twitter” that the permanent Representative of Egypt to the United Nations will sign […]

A century of violence: From the Turkish Massacres of Armenians to the Taksim Demonstrations

A century of violence: From the Turkish Massacres of Armenians to the Taksim Demonstrations Al-Bawabah News, Egypt Aug 17 2013 By Karam Saeed In an unprecedented move, Cairo has announced the signing of the Convention which condemns the Armenian genocide committed by the Turks (the Ottoman Empire) on April 24, 1915. This action from official […]

Turkey hails French court overturning Armenian genocide denial law

The Turkish government applauded France’s highest court reversing a law making it illegal to deny Armenian deaths in the former Ottoman Empire over 100 years ago was genocide. Turkey welcomed on Tuesday a ruling by France‘s highest court overturning a law making it illegal to deny the killing of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire a […]

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