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$1 million to Lebanese Armenian Community

THanks to the efforts of the Hayastan All Armenian Fund’s US partner, Armenia Fund Inc, $1 million was raised and transferred to the Catholicosate of the Great House of Cilicia to meet the urgent social needs of the Armenian community and support Armenian educational institutions in Lebanon. The fundraising was organized in September upon the appeal of His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia to Armenians around the world, informs the Hayastan All Armenian Fund.

Primate of the Artsakh Diocese met with the members of U.S Western Coast Office of the “Armenian Relief Society”

The Primate of the Artsakh Diocese, His Grace Bishop Vrtanes Abrahamyan met in Yerevan with the U.S Western Coast Office of the “Armenian Relief Society” , Artsakh President's Adviser on Diaspora Affairs Azatouhi Simonyan and the Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of the Republic of Artsakh, Lusine Gharakhanyan.

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian resigns

The Premier of Australia’s New South Wales Gladys Berejiklian has resigned, after the state's corruption watchdog revealed it was investigating her, ABC reports.

Harut Sassounian: Aliyev-Pashinyan duel via video at United Nations General Assembly

Just days before the first anniversary of the 44-day war, the Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan and the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev clashed once again, this time in a bloodless confrontation via video at the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.

St. Peter Armenian Church in Van Nuys vandalized

The St. Peter Armenian Church in the San Fernando Valley was vandalized on Thursday, with an assailant observed shattering eight very rare stained glass windows of the church, located on 17231 Sherman Way in Van Nuys, Asbarez reported.

Putin Appoints Armenia's Mikayel Aghasandyan Russia's Permanent and Plenipotentiary Representative to CSTO

President of Russia Vladimir Putin has appointed Mikayel Aghasandyan the Permanent and Plenipotentiary Representative of the Russian Federation to the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), and the decree on the appointment is posted on the official portal of legal information, RIA Novosti reports.

Archbishop of Prague: Armenia is surrounded by enemies, question of its existence is raised even now

The recently installed Armenian cross-stone was unveiled Wednesday at the central park of Kralupy nad Vltavou, Czech Republic, news.am reported.

Harut Sassounian: Greek Foreign Minister makes excuses for Ambassador’s propaganda tour of Shushi

The Armenian National Committee of Greece sent a letter to the Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias complaining about the Greek Ambassador’s propaganda tour of occupied Shushi, orchestrated by the government of Azerbaijan. The Foreign Minister responded by making lame excuses for the Ambassador’s appalling behavior.

Alenush Teryan: Iran’s First Female Astronomer and Founder of First Solar Observatory

"My daughter’s name is sun, my son’s name is moon", would say Iran’s first astronomer and founder of the first solar observatory Alenush Teryan.

Nearly 200 Jews from different organizations visit Armenian clergyman injured in attack in Jerusalem

Nearly 200 Jews representing different organizations visited the Armenian Quarter in Jerusalem to meet with clergymen Tiran Hakobyan and Arbak Sarukhanyan who have been attacked recently by the extremist religious youths, Chairman of the Armenian Patriarchate of Jerusalem Fr. Koryun Baghdasaryan said on Facebook.

Armenian Genocide commemoration events launch in Ukraine

The events commemorating the 106th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide have launched in Ukraine, Analitikaua reports, adding that the events have started with an information campaign.

Requiem mass to be held in Geneva’s St. Jacob Church to commemorate Armenian Genocide victims

A requiem mass will be held in the St. Jacob Church in the Swiss city of Geneva on April 24 aimed at commemorating the Armenian Genocide victims, Swiss-based music producer Ani Gasparyan told Armenpress.

Armenian Genocide commemoration events in Iran to kick off on April 23

This year the number of participants of the Armenian Genocide commemoration events in Iran will be limited due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Charles Aznavour statue to be installed in Varna

A statue of Charles Aznavour will be installed in Varna, Bulgaria, the Aznavour Foundation said on Tuesday.

Artsakh President awarded the representatives of the Armenian Diocese of Brazil

By the decree of the President of the Artsakh Republic, the Primate of the Armenian Diocese of Brazil, Bishop Narek Berberian and the Chairman of the Council of the Armenian Diocese of Brazil Andre Kissajikian were awarded “Vachagan Barepasht” Medal.

Israel’s Armenian community urges government to stop arms sales to Azerbaijan

The Union of the Armenian Communities in Israel organized a demonstration on Tuesday to protest Elbit Systems, an international defense electronics company that manufactures weapons supplied to Azerbaijan, Asbarez reports.

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.

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