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Take Me Seriously, I am Joking!

COMEDIAN VAHE BERBERIAN IN LONDON   “A joke is truth wrapped in a smile”, Sigmund Freud   The much loved Armenian artist, writer and comedian Vahe Berberian from Los Angeles appeared in London on the 22nd of October 2014 with his stand-up Comedy Show named “Sagain” at Navasardian Hall in West London. Tickets were sold […]

British Armenian Community Celebrates Armenian Independence Day

British Armenian Community Celebrates  Armenian Independence Day

British Armenian Community Celebrates Armenian Independence Day The hugely successful 23rd anniversary event in London was a concert with the popular and talented Armenian singer  and composer, Alla Levonian By Hasmik Harutunyan, Freelence Journalist On Saturday 20th September the British Armenian Community celebrated the 23rd Independence Day of the Republic of Armenia with a Concert […]

Quiz Night at the Navasartian Centre in Aid of Syrian Armenian Refugees

Quiz Night at the Navasartian Centre in Aid of Syrian Armenian Refugees Syrian Armenian Relief Fund By Hasmik Harutunyan Free-lance reporter On the 26th of September 2014 the Syrian Armenian Emergency Relief Fund under the auspices of Armenian Community Council organised a Quiz Night at the Navasartian Centre in order to raise money for Armenians […]

Baroness Cox’s response to New York Times Article on Karabakh

Baroness Cox’s response to New York Times Article on Karabakh

Armenian theatre in Edinburgh 18-25th Aug 2014

Armenian theatre in Edinburgh 18 – 25 Aug Dear Friends, this year the Moscow Armenian Theatre will take part in Edinburgh Fringe Festival 18-25 Aug with performance “The Human Voice” by following address: Spotlites @ The Merchant’s Hall Venue 278, 22 Hanover St. at 5.45 pm. We’ll be very glad if you’ll distribute this information, […]

Raffi Sarkissian interview with Civilitas Foundation, Yerevan

The Armenian Lobby in the UK ՈՒրբաթ, 20 հունիս, 2014 – 22:00 | Սիվիլնեթ Բաժիններ` REPORTS IN ENGLISH, ԴԻՏԱԿԵՏ, ԼՐԱՀՈՍ, ՀԱՐՑԱԶՐՈՒՅՑՆԵՐ, ՍԻՎԻԼՆԵԹ How can the UK Armenian Community impact UK policy on Armenia and the region? Raffi Sarkissian, a community activist, talks about this and other activities in London and throughtout the United Kingdom.

Save Kessab: An Urgent Appeal To All British Armenians

ANC UK Action Alert Save Kessab: An Urgent Appeal To All British Armenians 6th April 2014 Urge your MP and the Foreign Secretary William Hague to stop Turkey’s support for the destruction of Kessab in Syria. Please join the ANC UK in voicing your solidarity with Kessab by writing to your MP and the Foreign […]

ANC UK Press Release on Kessab

    ANC UK Press Release on Kessab.     PRESS RELEASE   2nd April 2014   Hostile offensive against Armenian population in Kessab, Syria facilitated by Ankara   London, United Kingdom      On Friday March 21st the village of Kessab, a historically Christian Armenian region in Syria which borders Turkey, was the object […]

ANC UK meets FCO officials

ANC UK meets FCO officials   PRESS RELEASE   4th April 2014   ANC UK meets FCO officials London, United Kingdom    The Armenian National Committee of the United Kingdom met with Foreign & Commonwealth Office officials to discuss the situation in Kessab. ANC UK conveyed to the officials their concerns on the:   – […]

Robert Fisk: As the centenary of the First World War Armenian Genocide nears, a survivor describes how she still hears the screams

Robert Fisk: As the centenary of the First World War Armenian Genocide nears, a survivor describes how she still hears the screams

Sunday 31 March 2014 As the centenary of the First World War Armenian Genocide nears, a survivor describes how she still hears the screams She was a child of the Great War, born on a faraway killing field of which we know little, one of the very last witnesses to the last century’s first genocide, […]

A Saturday Evening of Armenian Music and Poetry

A Saturday Evening of Armenian Music and Poetry

A Saturday Evening of Armenian Music and Poetry On the 22nd of March 2014 at St. Yeghishe Armenian Church in London, the young Armenian composer and pianist Arpine Kalinina performed her Music dedicated to her artistic inspiration, great Armenian poet Yeghishe Charents. Arpine is studying for her Master’s degree in Composition with Professor Gary Carpenter […]

Western leaders cannot face a ‘looming’ war. So I guess they’ll patch something up – and let Russia gobble part of Ukraine

Western leaders cannot face a ‘looming’ war. So I guess they’ll patch something up – and let Russia gobble part of Ukraine The Russkies are not going to be shaking in their boots at sanctions For some reason, our last century’s two world wars started rather far from home. I bet that most people in […]

British envoy suggests referendum in Karabakh, shocks Baku

British envoy suggests referendum in Karabakh, shocks Baku March 5, 2014 – 15:35 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net – British ambassador to Azerbaijan drew parallels between the Karabakh conflict and Scotland’s intention to secede from the United Kingdom. As Irfan Siddiq stated at the Khazar University in Baku, “what’s happening in Britain is quite interesting. Some people in Scotland are unwilling […]

British-Armenian All-Party Parliamentary Group Delegation at Tsiternakaberd Memorial

British-Armenian All-Party Parliamentary Group Delegation at Tsiternakaberd Memorial

British-Armenian All-Party Parliamentary Group Delegation at Tsiternakaberd Memorial Armenia, honored the memory of the victims of the Armenian Genocide Tuesday, 18th February 2014, at the Tsiternakaberd Memorial and examined the British press archives from the collection of Armenian Genocide Museum. Head of the British-Armenian inter-parliamentary friendship group, Member of Parliament, Mr John Whittingdale (Conservative) said […]

British lawyer writes book about Armenian Genocide

British lawyer writes book about Armenian Genocide

British lawyer writes book about Armenian Genocide 12:38, 17 February, 2014 YEREVAN, FEBRUARY 17, ARMENPRESS: The Armenian National Committee of Great Britain will publish the book on the Armenian Genocide written by the Advisor to the Queen of the Great Britain, Professor Geoffrey Robertson, where he criticizes the denial policy of Great Britain. The Head […]

Քաթիա Փելթեքեանի «Հայոց Ցեղասպանութեան Ժամանակները»

Կազմակերպութեամբ Համազգայինի «Վահէ Սէթեան» Հրատարակչատան Եւ Հովանաւորութեամբ Հայոց Ցեղասպանութեան 100-ամեակի Լիբանանի Կեդրոնական Մարմինին. Դիւանագիտական Պատկառելի Ներկայութեամբ. Ներկայացում` Քաթիա Փելթեքեանի «Հայոց Ցեղասպանութեան Ժամանակները» Երկհատոր Գիրքին Հովանաւորութեամբ Հայոց ցեղասպանութեան 100-ամեակի Լիբանանի Կեդրոնական մարմինին եւ կազմակերպութեամբ Համազգայինի «Վահէ Սէթեան» հրատարակչատան, երէկ` ուրբաթ, 31 յունուար 2014-ի երեկոյեան ժամը 7:00-ին, Համազգայինի «Լիւսի Թիւթիւնճեան» ցուցասրահին մէջ տեղի ունեցաւ Քաթիա Փելթեքեանի «Հայոց […]

Book on British press reports on Armenian Genocide presented in London

Book on British press reports on Armenian Genocide presented in London

Book on British press reports on Armenian Genocide presented in London   18:23 03.12.2013 On Friday 22nd November 2013, the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) in London organised a gathering at Hye Doon (“Armenian House”) in Kensington to launch the newly published book “The Times of the Armenian Genocide: Reports in the British Press (1914-1923)” compiled […]

Lord Darzi becomes foreign associate of the Institute of Medicine

Lord Darzi becomes foreign associate of the Institute of Medicine

Lord Darzi becomes foreign associate of the Institute of Medicine by Sam Wong 21 October 2013   Professor Lord Ara Darzi has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the health arm of the US National Academy of Sciences.Membership of the IOM is one of the highest honours in the field of health and […]

The Sunday Times: British special forces carried out secret trainings in Azerbaijan

The Sunday Times: British special forces carried out secret trainings in Azerbaijan   19:21 21/10/2013 » Society The Foreign and Commonwealth Office paid for the SAS to train Azerbaijan’s special forces in an effort to gain influence with the hardline ex-Soviet regime, the British Sunday Times writes. According to a leaked document seen by The […]

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