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Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople to elect new Locum Tenens on June 27

The Armenian Patriarchate of Constantinople is set to elect new Locum Tenens on Thursday, 27 June.

Kim Kardashian speaks on criminal justice at White House (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

The reality TV star Kim Kardashian has long been involved in prison reform issues. By the way, Kim Kardashian last year she even met with US President Donald Trump in the White House, and then talked about the fate of the prisoners with Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, The Guardian reported.

Zareh Sinanyan appointed Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs

Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has signed a decision to appoint Zareh Sinanyan, a former councilmember and a former mayor of Glendale (California), as Armenia's commissioner for Diaspora affairs, the Government's press service reports.

Garo Paylan: Armenian woman stabbed in Istanbul wants to leave, I couldn't say no

Deputy of the Turkish parliament Garo Paylan, who is of Armenian origin, wrote about an Armenian woman who has recently been attacked in Istanbul’s Samatya district, news.am reports.

Azerbaijan may be expelled from Council of Europe for violating court ruling

All members of the European Council had agreed to comply with judgments of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). However, Azerbaijan has violated that commitment ever since 2014, according to the unanimous ruling of ECHR’s Grand Chamber of 17 judges, including the judge representing Azerbaijan, on May 29, 2019.

Serena Williams and husband Alexis Ohanian visit royal baby at Frogmore Cottage

Tennis superstar popped in to see baby Archie at Frogmore Cottage last week, making a flying visit before heading to Paris to compete in the French Open.

Three Russian-Armenians honored with Putin's state award

Three Russian Armenians appear among the prominent Russian and Foreign outstanding personalities honored with presidential state awards.

Political prisoner Sevan Nisanyan granted Armenian citizenship

Turkish-Armenian scholar Sevan Nisanyan has been granted Armenian citizenship.

Catholicos Aram I in constant touch with Armenian community of Venezuela

In light of the recent developments in Venezuela, His Holiness Catholicos Aram I of the Great House of Cilicia is in constant communication with the Vicariate of Venezuela and the leadership of the Armenian community.

Matthew Karanian to present ‘Armenian Highland’ at Ararat-Eskijian Museum

Matthew Karanian, the author of “The Armenian Highland: Western Armenia and the First Republic of 1918,” will be presenting his book through an illustrated talk.

Armenian activist detained in Turkey for using the term ‘genocide’

A prominent Turkish-Armenian activist was taken into custody last week for making controversial anti-Turkish narratives and using the term “genocide” during a requiem service on Armenian Genocide commemoration day, The Armenian Weekly reports.

French-Armenian singer advocates for peace through Armenian and Turkish songs

French musician of Armenian origin Karol Mark Boren has established a music band named “Mahaleb” along with his friends, Ermenihaber reports.

Paylan on Erdogan’s April 24 remarks: 104 years have passed, but Turkey’s mentality remains unchanged

Garo Paylan, an Armenian member of the Turkey’s parliament representing the People’s Democratic Party (HDP), took to Twitter on Thursday to condemn the April 24 remarks of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that the deportation of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire in 1915 was “reasonable” at the time.

Garo Paylan urges Turkish parliament to hold parliamentary discussion on Armenian Genocide

Ethnic Armenian lawmaker of the Turkish parliament Garo Paylan has called on the parliament of Turkey to hold a parliamentary discussion on the Armenian Genocide.

Ukraine pays tribute to Armenian Genocide victims

A wide range of events dedicated to the memory of the victims of the Armenian Genocide was organized by the Union of Armenians of Ukraine and regional communities, AnalitikaUA.net reported, news.am informs.

“I curse the perpetrators of the Armenian Genocide” – Garo Paylan

Turkish-Armenian Member of Parliament of Turkey Garo Paylan (pictured above in an earlier photo in Yerevan) issued a statement on Facebook, saying: “I curse the perpetrators of the Armenian Genocide”.

Nicolas Aznavour calls on to come to Armenia and make the country more prosperous

Nicolas Aznavour, son of late French-Armenian singer Charles Aznavour, on April 24 visited the Tsitsernakaberd Memorial in Yerevan to pay tribute to the memory of the Armenian Genocide victims.

Garo Paylan expresses greetings to new Istanbul mayor

Turkish-Armenian MP Garo Paylan has welcomed newly elected mayor of Istanbul Ekrem Imamoglu on his Twitter page, news.am reports.

Gladys Berejiklian to Speak at Sydney Genocide Commemoration

The recently re-elected Premier of New South Wales, Gladys Berejiklian will address the National Armenian Genocide Commemoration Evening on Wednesday, April 24 in Sydney, Asbarez reports.

French-Armenians 'will have their contribution' to Notre Dame Cathedral rebuilding

The Armenian community in France is committed to assist in the rebuilding of the Notre Dame Cathedral that suffered heavy damages in the recent fire, says the president of the Coordinating Council of the Armenian Organizations in France (CCAF).

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