Artsakhpress

Diaspora

Putin congratulates Dmitry Kharatyan on 60th birthday

Russian President Vladimir Putin has offered congratulations to Russian actor and producer of Armenian descent Dmitry Kharatyan on his 60th birthday, Panorama.am reports.

One of last Canadians to survive Armenian Genocide dies aged 104

Armenian Canadian woman believed to have been one of the last Canadians to have survived the Armenian genocide died on Thursday, four months shy of her 105th birthday, Horizon Weekly reported. Eugenie Papazian was born in Turkey, in the Ionia district of Samsun by the Black Sea in 1915. She never knew her parents. Her father was taken to the army in 1915 and did not return home, while her mother died when she was still a newborn.

US-Armenian businessman buys New York-based Russian-language broadcaster RTVI

US-Armenian businessman Mikayel Israyelyan has bought a majority stake in New York-based Russian-language television network RTVI from its Russian owner and plans to expand it in the United States, the channel said on Tuesday, according to Reuters.

Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople’s enthronement to be held on January 11

Newly elected Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople Sahak Mashalian will serve his first Divine Liturgy as Patriarch on January 12.

Final election for Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople kicks off

The election of the Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople has begun, news.am reports, citing Ermenihaber.am.

Alexis Ohanian also accepts Armenia premier’s challenge

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian also accepted Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s challenge of transferring $22-23 a month to the Hayastan All-Armenian Fund.

Serj Tankian accepts Armenia PM's challenge

System of a Down frontman, rock star Serj Tankian and Initialized Capital has accepted Armenian PM Nikol Pashinyan’s challenge to join a monthly donation campaign of around 10,000 drams to the Hayastan All Armenian Fund charity organization.

Kim Kardashian told PM Pashinyan about plans to start a business in Armenia

American-Armenian reality TV superstar Kim Kardashian West told Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan at a recent meeting in Yerevan that she plans to invest and start a business in Armenia.

Garo Paylan delivers statement on recognition of Armenian Genocide in Turkish parliament

Ethnic Armenian lawmaker of the parliament of Turkey Garo Paylan delivered a statement on the recognition of the Armenian Genocide during the parliamentary debate of the 2020 state budget draft, his Office informs.

Only Turkish parliament can heal Armenian people’s wounds, says Garo Paylan

Turkish-Armenian lawmaker Garo Paylan (HDP) has addressed the US House of Representatives’ recognition of the Armenian Genocide.

“Senate resolution is next” – Serj Tankian thanks US House for Armenian Genocide recognition

System of a Down American Armenian rock band vocalist Serj Tankian commented on the US House of Representatives' decision to recognize the Armenian Genocide in the Ottoman Empire.

Dozens of Armenian families living in Syria moved to safe regions – Embassy releases details

Due to the current situation in Syria caused by the Turkish launch of a land offensive in the country’s north-east, Armenia’s Embassy in Damascus and the Consulate General in Aleppo are working on a heightened mode.

Armenian Assembly of America supports bipartisan legislation to sanction Turkey over Syria

The Armenian Assembly of America supports bipartisan legislation proposed by US Senators Lindsey Graham and Chris Van Hollen to sanction Turkey for invading northern Syria and attacking civilian areas with Turkish warplanes, just days after the US withdrew its troops from the Syrian border with Turkey.

Aleppo will do everything possible to assist those affected by Turkish operations in Syria - MP

Turkey’s military operations are unacceptable for the people of Syria: this is an encroachment against Syria’s territorial integrity, Ethnic Armenian lawmaker of the Syrian Parliament Jirair Reisian told Armenpress.

Alexis Ohanian says needs to keep practicing his Armenian

Reddit and Initialized Capital Co-Founder Alexis Ohanian says he needs to keep practicing his Armenian.

Kim and Kourtney Kardashian baptize their children in Armenia’s Etchmiadzin

Armenian-American reality TV superstar Kim Kardashian West and sister Kourtney Kardashian baptized their children in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin today in the morning, Father Vahram Melikyan, Director of the Information department at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin, told Armenpress.

Kim Kardashian reveals “big plans” to open SKIMS production in Armenia

Kim Kardashian will be one of the VIPs at the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) 2019 which Armenia’s capital city of Yerevan will host, from October 6 to 9.

Famous French Armenian actor Charles Gérard dies aged 92

Famous French Armenian actor Charles Gérard has died at the age of 92 at a hospital in Paris, AFP reported.

Armenian entrepreneurs’ corporations are on Forbes ranking of largest Russia private companies

Forbes.ru has issued it new ranking of the largest Russian private companies, and it includes businesses run by Armenians, news.am reports.

American Armenian screenwriter Mardik Martin dies aged 84

Mardik Martin, the co-screenwriter behind Martin Scorsese’s Mean Streets, New York, New York and Raging Bull, has died. He was 84, The Hollywood Reporter reported.

Search