Protest action in support of Artsakh held in Paris

With the joint efforts of the French-Armenian cultural union, a group of Armenian and French young people, a protest action was organized in the area adjacent to the Paris municipality on March 5 in order to condemn the violations and crimes committed by Azerbaijan against Artsakh.

“We remember Sumgait” – protest held outside Azerbaijani embassy in Washington, DC

The Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) Washington DC “Ani” Chapter organized a community protest marking the 35th anniversary of the Sumgait pogrom, and subsequent pogroms in Kirovabad, Maragha and Baku, and demanding the end of Azerbaijan’s 70-plus day blockade of Artsakh.

Australia government is urged to take steps to protect people of Karabakh

The Australian Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (AIHGS) and the New South Wales (NSW) Ecumenical Council have written to the Australian Federal Government, expressing immediate concerns about Azerbaijan’s blockade against the indigenous Armenians of Artsakh , reported the Armenian National Committee of Australia (ANC-AU).

Karen Khachanov hasn’t been told by tennis officials to stop writing messages of support for Artsakh despite Azeri memo

Australian Open semi-finalist Karen Khachanov says he hasn’t been told by tennis officials to stop writing messages of support for Artsakh, 7NEWS reports.

2 dead, 2 injured after fire at lodging section of Armenian Catholic Church in Istanbul

Two people died and 2 others were injured after a fire broke out in the lodging section adjacent to the Holy Saviour (known as Surp Pırgiç church) Armenian Catholic Church in Istanbul’s Beyoğlu district.

Kim Kardashian raises awareness on Lachin Corridor blockade

Reality TV star and entrepreneur Kim Kardashian published a video and the Armenian flag in an Instagram story.

Kim Kardashian speaks on humanitarian crisis created in Artsakh

Famous TV star Kim Kardashian shared a post pisted by Zartonk media in the stories section of her Instagram social network, referring to the humanitarian crisis in Artsakh.

Garo Paylan arrives in Armenia

Garo Paylan, an Armenian member of the Turkish parliament representing the People’s Democratic Party (HDP), has arrived in Armenia.

Paul Krekorian Unanimously Elected as Los Angeles City Council President

Councilmember Paul Krekorian was elected to the role of Los Angeles City Council president Tuesday following the resignation of Nury Martinez over a recorded conversation with two other colleagues that included racist slurs, NBC Los Angeles reported.

Turkish denialists cannot defeat Armenians in California

Turkish denialists found out last week that they can’t defeat Armenians in California.

Armenian youth of Argentina march to Azerbaijan embassy

The youth organizations of the Armenian community of Argentina on Sunday marched to the embassy of Azerbaijan, and expressed their protest in connection with the military attack on Armenia by Azerbaijan on September 13, as informs, Diaro Armenia wrote.

American-Armenians hold protest outside Azerbaijani and Turkish representations in New York

The representatives of Armenian community in the United States held a protest outside the Azerbaijani and Turkish diplomatic representations in New York.

California to declare April 24, ‘Genocide Remembrance Day’ as state holiday

California State Assemblyman Adrin Nazarian has succeeded in passing a legislative bill (AB 1801) he had sponsored to declare April 24, Genocide Remembrance Day, a state holiday, The Armenian Weekly reports.

Garo Paylan studies condition of Armenian churches, monasteries that are under danger of destruction in Van province

Ethnic Armenian lawmaker of the Turkish Parliament Garo Paylan studied the current conditions of churches and monasteries in Van province which are facing a danger of elimination because of destruction, Arti Gercek reports.

27-year-old becomes first Armenian to be appointed District Governor in Turkey

An ethnic-Armenian Turkish lawyer is set to become the first ever Armenian to hold the post of district governor in Turkey after his appointment as the District Governor of Babadag, a city and district in the Denizli Province, reported.

Street named after Sergei Parajanov inaugurated in Tbilisi

A street in Tbilisi, Georgia, has been named after renowned Soviet Armenian filmmaker Sergei Parajanov.

Andranik Gasparyan awarded Hero of Russia title

Russian President Vladimir Putin has bestowed the Hero of Russia title on military officer Andranik Gasparyan, Omsk Region Governor Alexander Burkov said in a Telegram post, informs.

Karekin II confirms election of Fr. Mesrop Parsamyan as Primate of Eastern Diocese of Armenian Church of America

Catholicos Karekin II of the Armenian Apostolic Church confirmed the election of the Very Reverend Fr. Mesrop Parsamyan to the office of Primate of the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America.

Lebanon's new parliament to have 6 ethnic Armenian members according to preliminary results

The preliminary results of the parliamentary elections held in Lebanon on May 15 have been announced. Editor-in-chief of the Lebanon-based Azdag daily Shahan Gantaharyan told Armenpress that there will be 6 ethnic Armenian MPs in the parliament of Lebanon.

Exhibition on Hrant Dink’s life and struggle to open in Yerevan

An exhibition on Hrant Dink’s life and struggle will open May 7 until July 30 at the Armenian Center for Contemporary Experimental Art in Yerevan.