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CYSCA Hosts Prof. Ashot Chilingarian

CYSCA Hosts Prof. Ashot Chilingarian

June 22, 2017 1:44 pm
Dr. Ashot Chilingarian speaks to Armenian Cultural Foundation audience. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — On April 17, the Cambridge-Yerevan Sister City Association (CYSCA) held its annual...

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‘They Shall Not Perish’ Screening and Panel at Jacob Burns Film Center

‘They Shall Not Perish’ Screening and Panel at Jacob Burns Film Center

June 22, 2017 1:22 pm
PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. — A screening of “They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief,” followed by a question-and-answer session with the filmmakers and experts...

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Soirée Raises $220,000 for Clearing Landmines in Karabakh

Soirée Raises $220,000 for Clearing Landmines in Karabakh

June 22, 2017 1:49 pm
Sisters Nina Festekjian and Seza Seraderian Robert Avetisyan, left, with Raffi Festekjian WINCHESTER, Mass. — A dinner party on Saturday, June 10, at the home of Raffi...

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Azerbaijan Blacklists Uruguayan Human Rights Lawyer

Azerbaijan Blacklists Uruguayan Human Rights Lawyer

June 22, 2017 1:39 pm
MONTEVIDEO (Agencia Prensa Armenia) — The National Institution of Human Rights (INDDHH) of Uruguay sent a letter to the Uruguayan Chancellor Rodolfo Nin Novoa expressing...

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CA Legislature Allocates $10 Million for Human Rights Curricula, Genocide Education Training, Museum

CA Legislature Allocates $10 Million for Human Rights Curricula, Genocide Education Training, Museum

June 22, 2017 1:16 pm
SACRAMENTO — The California Legislature passed AB 97, the Budget Act of 2017 on June 15, which allocates $10 million to support the History-Social Science curriculum framework,...

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Soirée Raises $220,000 for Clearing Landmines in Karabakh

Soirée Raises $220,000 for Clearing Landmines in Karabakh

WINCHESTER, Mass. — A dinner party on Saturday, June 10, at the home of Raffi and Nina Festekjian, raised $220,000 for Halo Trust’s Safe Steps for the People of Karabakh Campaign, surpassing expectations by the organizers. The goal is to demine the entirety of Artsakh by 2020. The Festekjians are the co-chairs of the campaign. Raffi […]

CYSCA Hosts Prof. Ashot Chilingarian

CYSCA Hosts Prof. Ashot Chilingarian

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — On April 17, the Cambridge-Yerevan Sister City Association (CYSCA) held its annual program for the Cambridge Science Festival, showcasing its special guest, internationally-famous Professor Ashot Chilingarian from Yerevan. Chilingarian heads the Yerevan Physics Institute and its world-renowned Cosmic Ray Division, directing the International Research Center for High Energy Astrophysics, Space Weather and […]

Four French-Armenians Elected to Parliament

Four French-Armenians Elected to Parliament

PARIS (armenews) — The second round of the legislative election on June 18, which elected the deputies of the National Assembly (Parliament) for 5 year terms, ended with a clear victory of President Emmanuel Macron’s En Marche party, which garnered more than 49 percent of the votes. Four Armenians were elected to the parliament. They […]

Armenia Is Bleeding

Armenia Is Bleeding

By Edmond Y. Azadian Yerevan is one of the ideal touristic destinations in the summer season, both for Europeans and as well as travelers from Moslem countries. No one has yet conducted a statistical analysis on the impact of the visits by Pope Francis and the Kardashian sisters. Nevertheless, both visits have helped many to […]

Azerbaijan Blacklists Uruguayan Human Rights Lawyer

Azerbaijan Blacklists Uruguayan Human Rights Lawyer

MONTEVIDEO (Agencia Prensa Armenia) — The National Institution of Human Rights (INDDHH) of Uruguay sent a letter to the Uruguayan Chancellor Rodolfo Nin Novoa expressing “concern” over the decision of the Foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan to blacklist Dr. Oscar Lopez Goldaracena after his work as monitor in the last constitutional referendum in Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh […]

UNHCR Welcomes Armenia’s Approach towards Refugees, Displaced Persons

UNHCR Welcomes Armenia’s Approach towards Refugees, Displaced Persons

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) welcomes the receptive approach both the Government of Armenia and the overwhelming majority of the Armenian population have taken in receiving persons displaced due to the conflict in Syria seeking protection in Armenia, according to Christoph Bierwirth, the UNHCR representative in Armenia. […]

Armenia to Launch Official Tourism Website

Armenia to Launch Official Tourism Website

YEREVAN (Armenpress) —  Armenia’s official  tourism website will be ready soon, Ara Khzmalyan,  tourism director at the Development Foundation of Armenia (DFA), announced, adding that the website is designed in a way that a person unaware of Armenia will have a complete picture about the country. “The website will contain information on where the tourist […]

‘They Shall Not Perish’ Screening and Panel at Jacob Burns Film Center

‘They Shall Not Perish’ Screening and Panel at Jacob Burns Film Center

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. — A screening of “They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief,” followed by a question-and-answer session with the filmmakers and experts will take place on Wednesday, June 28, 7:30 – 9:30 p.m., at the Jacob Burns Film Center, 364 Manville Road. Although this event is free, organizers are asking for registration […]