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Noubar Afeyan’s Moderna working with scientists on vaccine against new variant of coronavirus

Moderna Inc said on Wednesday it is working with US government scientists to study an experimental booster shot that targets a concerning new variant of the coronavirus, and has raised its global COVID-19 vaccine production goal for this year by 100 million doses, Reuters reported.

The third meeting of "Artsakh-Diaspora Partnership" virtual bridge-platform took place

On February 9, 2021, the third meeting of the Artsakh-Diaspora Partnership virtual bridge-platform took place.

Western-Armenian language “on verge of destruction” in Turkey – warns Garo Paylan

A prominent Turkish lawmaker has warned that the Western-Armenian language is threatened in his country.

Anti-Armenian billboard in Philadelphia, USA removed

Through the collective efforts of the Armenian Assembly of America the anti-Armenian and anti-truthful billboard on Philadelphia’s I-95 was removed, the Assembly said on social media.

Turkey and Azerbaijan continue shameful whitewashing campaign - Armenian Assembly of America

As Turkey and Azerbaijan continue their duplicitous public relations campaign to influence US policy to whitewash their abysmal human rights record and cover up the financing of terrorists during last year’s 44-day war against the Armenian people, the Armenian Assembly of America (Assembly) urges activists across the country to remain vigilant.

No damages reported in Armenian community due to protests in Tripoli, Lebanon

The Armenian community in Lebanon suffered no damages as a result of the protests in Tripoli, the second largest city of Lebanon, Editor-in-chief of Azdag daily Shahan Gantaharian informs.

Lawyers Garo Ghazarian and Karnig Kerkonian played vital role in protecting human rights during war

Human Rights Defender of Armenia Arman Tatoyan says prominent Armenian lawyers in the United States Garo Ghazarian and Karnig Kerkonian have played an unparalleled role in protecting human rights in Artsakh and Armenia throughout the war.

Posters calling for recognition of Artsakh posted in US streets

Posters calling for peace, recognition of Artsakh, as well as the flag of Artsakh have been attached in the streets of the United States.

Thousands march in Syria in support of Artsakh

Armenian organizations in Syria held a mass demonstration on October 25 in protest of the Turkish-Azeri attacks on Artsakh.

Armenians in Turkey appear under target of hate speech and threats: MP Paylan among them

Hate speech and threats to Armenians in Turkey have intensified amid the ongoing Turkey-backed Azerbaijani aggression on Armenia and Artsakh.

Armenian member of Turkey parliament appeals to OSCE Minsk Group

I call upon members of the [OSCE] MINSK Group to step up efforts for a ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan. Garo Paylan, an Armenian member of the Turkish parliament, noted this on Twitter.

Hayastan All-Armenian Fund donates about $70,000 to Armenians in Syria

To alleviate the dire socio-economic and healthcare situation resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic that the Armenian community in Syria is currently facing, today the Executive Director of Hayastan All-Armenian Fund Haykak Arshamyan passed on nearly $70,000 to the Embassy of Armenia in Damascus for distribution ($30,000 will be donated to 502 teachers and 42 support staff of Armenian educational institutions in Syria, and $40,000 — to support those individuals currently receiving treatment for the coronavirus).

Monument to Komitas, symbol of Armenian Genocide, is desecrated in Paris

Monument to Komitas, symbol of Armenian Genocide, is desecrated in Paris

Artsakh’s Government provides 25 million AMD to Lebanese-Armenian community

The Government of Artsakh Repuiblic allocated 25 million AMD to the Lebanese-Armenian community as an assistance for overcoming the consequences of the explosion in Beirut.

Garo Paylan challenges Turkish minister over the damaged Armenian cemetery in Ankara

Armenian-Turkish lawmaker from Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) Garo Paylan has submitted a parliamentary question to Minister of Culture and Tourism Mehmet Nuri Ersoy about the photos showing the damage on an Armenian cemetery in Ankara, Panorama.am reports, citing Bianet news agency.

3 Lebanese-Armenians killed in Beirut blast - local media

Three Lebanese-Armenians have been killed in the devastating Beirut explosion Tuesday, according to local media reports.

Armenian Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia suffers damages by Beirut explosion

The Armenian Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia has suffered property and material damage as a result of the powerful blast in Beirut, news.am reports.

There is caution among Armenians in Turkey: Agos daily’s editor provides details

There are no legal developments over the recent case of ethnic Armenians who became a target of attack by Azerbaijanis in Istanbul, Turkey, Istanbul-based Agos daily’s editor of Armenian section Bagrat Estukian told Armenpress.

Hands Off Tavush: American-Armenians to provide aid for constructing shelters in border settlements

The recent military operations unleashed by Azerbaijan in the Tavush section of the Armenian border didn’t leave indifferent numerous Armenians living abroad. Some of them were expressing their support at the information field, some were holding active protests against the Azerbaijani aggression and some were thinking on how they can assist their homeland, in particular the residents of bordering communities of Tavush province.

Garo Paylan speaks with Istanbul governor over Azerbaijani attack on Armenian youth

Garo Paylan, the Armenian member of the Turkish parliament, had a telephone conversation with the governor of Istanbul in connection with the Azerbaijanis’ attack against an Armenian young man in Istanbul, news.am reports.