In a prelude to the Holocaust and the crimes of ISIS, the slaughter of Armenians was an opening to a hundred years of similar mass murder events, Jerusalem Post editorial reported as authors urge the government of their country to recognize the Armenian Genocide. The article talks about the systematic killings of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire.
French-Armenian director Nora Martirosyan’s film “Should the Wind Fall” has been selected for the 73rd Cannes Festival.
The film has been produced by France, Belgium, and Armenia.
“For the occasion, Thierry Frémaux, the Festival’s General Delegate, has unveiled the 2020’s Official (more…)
The need for a so-called mandate arose immediately after the end of the First World War, when the former occupied territories and peoples were separated from Germany and the Ottoman Empire. And while the German colonies on the African and Pacific islands needed both European support and long-term management, other countries Armenia, Syria, Palestine and Saudi Arabia really needed support for reconstruction (more…)
An unknown person tore the cross off the gates of the St. Gregory the Illuminator Armenian Church in Istanbul, Turkey, and threw it on the ground.
On Tuesday evening, the head of the local district informed Edvard Ayvazyan, chairman of the foundation for this church, that the cross on the gates of the church was on the ground, Agos Armenian newspaper of Istanbul reported. (more…)
On May 28, Armenia marks First Republic Day.
The Armenian independent state was regained thanks to the heroic battles that were fought in May 1918, when the Armenian regular armed forces and volunteers succeeded in achieving a brilliant and unbelievable victory against Turkish troops in Gharakilisa, Bash Aparan and Sardarapat, stopping their invasion. (more…)
The decision of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on the case of Gurgen Margaryan is the victory of justice and a new ‘legal winning card’ for Armenia’s diplomats. This is what former judge of the European Court of Human Rights, judge of the Constitutional Court of Armenia Alvina Gyulumyan told Armenian News-NEWS.am. In 2013, she was Armenia’s representative before the ECHR when Gurgen Margaryan’s legal successors and the representatives of Armenian army officer (more…)
Azerbaijan violated the Convention by releasing an extradited officer who had murdered an Armenian soldier during training in Hungary, ECHR ruled.
The case Makuchyan and Minasyan v. Azerbaijan and Hungary concerned the presidential pardon given to a convicted murderer and his release following his transfer from Hungary to Azerbaijan to serve the rest of his sentence. R.S., a military officer from Azerbaijan, killed an Armenian military officer and attempted to kill another (more…)
On “Reddit” published a map of the world by 1922 in high quality.
Today, the great maestro, the unique French-Armenian musician Charles Aznavour would have turned 96 years old.
The maestro managed to do a lot. He wrote and performed more than 1,000 songs, raised and brought up worthy children, and was a true patriot of his two homelands: Armenia and France. (more…)
Renowned Armenian commander, Artsakh liberation war hero Arkadi Ter-Tadevosyan is celebrating his 81st birthday on May 22.
Nicknamed Komandos, Ter-Tadevosyan is best known as being the commander of Shushi liberation in May 1992. (more…)
Arayik Harutyunyan took the Oath of Office of President of the Republic of Artsakh at a special session of the Artsakh Parliament.
The state flag of the Republic of Artsakh, the Constitution and a 17th century Bible (more…)
Point of view. Ruben Safrastyan: “New US-Turkey deal blocked passage of Genocide of the Armenians resolution by Senate”
Senator Lindsey Graham’s presence at the White House meeting between President Donald Trump and the Turkish leader was not absolutely accidental given that the US legislator himself later blocked the passage of an Armenian Genocide resolution by the upper house, according to Ruben Safrastyan, the director of the National Academy’s Institute of Oriental Studies.
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Robert Menendez asked for a “unanimous consent” vote to immediately adopt the Armenian Genocide Resolution, the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) reported. Menendez took to the floor an hour after Turkey’s President Erdogan appearance in a joint White House press conference with President Trump,
Republican Party Senator Lindsey Graham blocked a resolution on Wednesday that would have formally recognized the Ottoman Empire’s genocide against the Armenian people, The Hill reported. “I just met with [Turkish] President Erdoğan and [US] President Trump about the problems we face in Syria by the military incursion by Turkey,”
Pope Francis expressed solidarity with the Armenian Catholic Christians in Syria’s Qamishli over the murder of the murder of Father Hovsep Petoyan, the Pastor of the Armenian Catholic Community of Qamishli, and Abraham Petoyan, the pastor’s father. “I am close to Armenian Catholics of Qamishli, in Syria,
Terrorists in Syria have killed Fr. Hovsep Bedoyan, pastor of the Armenian Catholic community of Qamishli, Syria, and his father, Fr. Apraham Bedoyan. Kantsasar Armenian newspaper in Syria reported that they were killed in a car on their way to Deir ez-Zor
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov: “We will insist that the Syrian army occupy the entire territory of the country as quickly as possible”
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday qualified the US intention to keep troops in Syria with the alleged aim of protecting oil deposits from terrorists as robbery. “The attempt to actually rob the Syrian Arab Republic and take control of the oil fields is illegal and does not bring
Time for compensation for the Armenian Genocide. Two superpowers – the United States of America and the Russian Federation have already recognized and condemned the Armenian Genocide
Time for compensation for the Armenian Genocide Two superpowers – the United States of America and the Russian Federation have already recognized and condemned the Armenian Genocide On May 24th, 1915 the governments of England, France and Russia came up with special joint declaration, where three large countries publicly characterize the Turkish actions against Armenians …
Turkey has to come to grips with its past, be brought to justice and apologize. This is what President of Greece Prokopis Pavlopoulos declared during his joint press conference with President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian today, touching upon the genocides of the Armenians and Pontic Greeks.
Application of the Members of the Parliament of Western Armenia` on the occasion of the 45th anniversary of the Turkish occupation of the Northern part of the Republic of Cyprus
APPLICATION Of the Members of the National Assembly (Parliament) of Western Armenia To the member states of the United Nations Security Council, To the European Parliament, to the member states of the Council of Europe, To Greek, Armenian and Assyrian peoples, their spiritual and national leaders, as well as peoples of the Greater Middle East …