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Yerevan to Host ‘Made in Armenia’ Exhibit

Yerevan to Host ‘Made in Armenia’ Exhibit

A trade exhibition will open in Armenia from April 26 to 28, titled “Made in Armenia,” that will showcase products and services made in Armenia, executive director of the Armenian Development Fund Arman Khachatryan announced on Thursday.

March 26th, 2015

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Turkish Leaders Eye Washington As Genocide Bill Gains Momentum

Turkish Leaders Eye Washington As Genocide Bill Gains Momentum

Turkey’s Parliament Speaker Says Armenia Hampering Bi-Lateral Relations
WASHINGTON—A week after the Armenian Genocide Truth and Justice Resolution was introduced in Congress, a coterie of top-level Turkish leaders are eying the nation’s capital in hopes of dissuading lawmakers from advancing the bill to a vote.
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will visit Washington before April 24, said ministry [...]

March 25th, 2015

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Chinese President Accepts Invitation to Visit Armenia

Chinese President Accepts Invitation to Visit Armenia

On a state visit to the People’s Republic of China, Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian had a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Wednesday.

March 25th, 2015

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Aparan, Lavash, and Outer Space

Aparan, Lavash, and Outer Space

The city of Aparan lies on one of Armenia’s main north-south highways, about 45 miles north of Yerevan.

March 25th, 2015

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Armenian Wrestler Wins Championship, Beating Out Turkish, Azeri Opponents

Armenian Wrestler Wins Championship, Beating Out Turkish, Azeri Opponents

Armenian wrestler Valodya Frangoulian was crowned champion on Wednesday at the European Under-23 Wrestling Championship, which was hosted in Walbrzych, Poland. The wrestler beat out opponents from Belarus, Azerbaijan, Turkey, and Ukraine in the 61 kg weight category.

March 25th, 2015

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AUA Announces Summer and Study Abroad Programs

AUA Announces Summer and Study Abroad Programs

The American University of Armenia (AUA) is excited to welcome international students to AUA with its Summer Program and Study Abroad AUA. For those looking to enhance their educational experience, these programs combine strong academics with the benefits of a safe, welcoming, and exciting environment.

March 25th, 2015

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Recognition of Genocide Would Lead to Artsakh Peace, Euronest Head Says

Recognition of Genocide Would Lead to Artsakh Peace, Euronest Head Says

Chairwoman of the EU’s Euronest Parliamentary Assembly, Heidi Hautala, told ArmInfo in a recent interview that Turkey’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide will open doors for peaceful settlement of the Karabakh conflict.

March 24th, 2015

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UK House of Commons Debates Armenian Genocide Recognition

UK House of Commons Debates Armenian Genocide Recognition

On Monday, March 23, the UK House of Commons held an adjournment debate on the Armenian Genocide centennial. The discussion was led by Labour Member of Parliament Stephen Pound.

March 24th, 2015

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Dersim Armenians Visit Eastern Armenia in Search of Identity

Dersim Armenians Visit Eastern Armenia in Search of Identity

Nine mayors from the former Armenian province of Daron (Dersim), today in Turkey, have arrived in Armenia at the initiative of the Modus Vivendi center and with the support of the Armenian Ministry of Diaspora. The Mayors have visited Dzidzernagapert to remember the victims of the Armenian Genocide.

March 24th, 2015

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Armenia Condemns Genocide of Greeks, Assyrians

Armenia Condemns Genocide of Greeks, Assyrians

Armenia’s National Assembly passed a resolution on Tuesday, recognizing the Assyrian and Greek genocides committed by the Ottoman Empire between 1915 and 1923. The bill passed unanimously, with 117 votes.

March 24th, 2015

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Celebrities to Read ‘100 Seconds’ of Armenian Genocide Testimonies

Celebrities to Read ‘100 Seconds’ of Armenian Genocide Testimonies

The dissemination of individual stories about the Armenian Genocide is of special significance in commemorating the centennial of the Armenian Genocide, Secretary of Armenia’s State Commission on Coordination of the Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide Centenial and Chief of Staff of the President of Armenia, Vigen Sargsyan, said Monday during an event marking the launch of a project called “100 Seconds,” being carried out my MediaMax and VivaCell-MTS.

March 23rd, 2015

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French President Hollande to Visit Dzidzernagapert with 120-Member Delegation

French President Hollande to Visit Dzidzernagapert with 120-Member Delegation

France will be participating in the Armenian Genocide commemorations in Armenia on April 24 with about 120 delegates, French Ambassador to Armenia Jean-François Charpentier told journalists in Yerevan, adding that the French Embassy in Armenia is currently working on organizing President François Hollande’s visit to Armenia.

March 23rd, 2015

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Sarkisian Slams Erdogan’s Absence at Genocide Centennial

Sarkisian Slams Erdogan’s Absence at Genocide Centennial

In an interview with FRANCE 24, Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decision to change this year’s Gallipoli commemoration to coincide with Armenia’s marking of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide was a “cynical act.”

March 23rd, 2015

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Russia ‘Cannot Ignore’ Centenary of Armenian Genocide

Russia ‘Cannot Ignore’ Centenary of Armenian Genocide

Armenia is Russia’s strategic ally and Russia cannot ignore the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, Russian Ambassador to Armenia Ivan Volynkin said in an interview with Sputnik-Armenia.

March 23rd, 2015

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