Home » Top StoriesYou are browsing entries filed in “Top Stories”

ARF World Congress Issues Declaration

ARF World Congress Issues Declaration

The 32nd World Congress of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation, which convened on January 14 in Dilijan, Armenia and concluded it activities on January 24, issued a declaration at the conclusion of the meeting.

January 26th, 2015

| Posted in Armenia, Featured Story, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

Catholicos Aram I Issues Encyclical Dedicated to Genocide Centennial

Catholicos Aram I Issues Encyclical Dedicated to Genocide Centennial

His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia issued an encyclical on December 31, dedicated to the Centenary of the Armenian Genocide. The Great House of Cilicia on Sunday, provided the English translation of the Encyclica

January 26th, 2015

| Posted in Featured Story, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

François Hollande to Join French Armenians at Annual Dinner

François Hollande to Join French Armenians at Annual Dinner

On Jan. 28, French President François Hollande will participate in an annual dinner hosted by the Coordination Council of Armenian Organizations of France, the President’s press office reports.

January 26th, 2015

| Posted in Featured Story, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

Azeri Aggression Hindering Peace Process, Says Foreign Minister

Azeri Aggression Hindering Peace Process, Says Foreign Minister

Armenia’s Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian told reporters on Monday that Armenia has informed the CSTO, the OSCE, the Council of Europe, and different UN structures about Azerbaijan’s attempts to escalate violence at the line of contact between Artsakh and Azerbaijan.

January 26th, 2015

| Posted in Armenia, Featured Story, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

Armenia Reserves Right to Preemptive Strikes, Says Sarkisian

Armenia Reserves Right to Preemptive Strikes, Says Sarkisian

Speaking Monday at a meeting of top military officials on the 23rd anniversary of Armenia’s armed forces, President Serzh Sarkisian said Armenia reserves the right to preemptive strikes in case of a “dangerous amassment of Azerbaijani troops along the line of contact with Nagorno-Karabakh or Armenia’s border.”

January 26th, 2015

| Posted in Armenia, Featured Story, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

Turkish Rights Groups to Join Preincek Case In Favor of Armenia

Turkish Rights Groups to Join Preincek Case In Favor of Armenia

ISTANBUL—Two prominent human rights groups in Turkey have announced that they will take part in the pending Armenian Genocide denial case at the European Court of Human Rights, known as the Perincek Case. The Human Rights Association from Turkey and The Center for Truth Justice Memory will partner with the Toronto-based International Institute for Genocide [...]

January 26th, 2015

| Posted in Featured Story, International, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

Three Azeri Soldiers Killed after Violating Ceasefire

Three Azeri Soldiers Killed after Violating Ceasefire

The Artsakh Defense Army reports that on Jan. 25, Azerbaijani armed forces broke the ceasefire on the Artsakh border some 800 times.

January 26th, 2015

| Posted in Armenia, Featured Story, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

Armenian Genocide Conference to Be Held at Arizona State University

Armenian Genocide Conference to Be Held at Arizona State University

On Saturday, March 21, and Sunday, March 22, the ASU Law Students Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee will host “100 Years Later,” a two-day conference on the Armenian Genocide at the ASU Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law.

January 26th, 2015

| Posted in Community, Featured Story, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

ARF World Congress Concludes, with the Election of New Bureau

ARF World Congress Concludes, with the Election of New Bureau

YEREVAN–The 32nd World Congress of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation concluded Saturday with the election of a new Bureau.
The World Congress, which kicked off on January 16, was attended by delegates from all regions of the organization, as well as guests who were invited by the regions and the outgoing Bureau.
The Congress examined the activities of [...]

January 24th, 2015

| Posted in Armenia, Featured Story, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

Requiem Service in Glendale on Sunday for Slain Gyumri Family

Requiem Service in Glendale on Sunday for Slain Gyumri Family

Just as Armenians around the world, our entire community was shocked when it learned about the brutal killing of the Avetisyan family in Gyumri. This crime, which was widely condemned and mourned further saddened and pained all of us when we learned that the only survivor of that vicious crime, six-month-old Serozhya Avetisyan, passed away [...]

January 23rd, 2015

| Posted in Armenia, Featured Story, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

SARF Issues Announcement About Armenian Refugee Immigration to US

SARF Issues Announcement About Armenian Refugee Immigration to US

The Syrian Armenian Relief Fund on Friday issued a statement regarding Syrian-Armenian refugees interested in immigrating to the US.

January 23rd, 2015

| Posted in Featured Story, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

Russian Lawmakers Visit Gyumri Following Massacre

Russian Lawmakers Visit Gyumri Following Massacre

A Russian parliamentary delegation on Friday visited Gyumri and laid flowers on the fresh graves of the seven members of a local Armenian family who died in a killing spree blamed on a Russian soldier.

January 23rd, 2015

| Posted in Armenia, Featured Story, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

Officials Release Video of Permyakov’s Interrogation

Officials Release Video of Permyakov’s Interrogation

Armenia’s Investigative Committee has released video footage of the interrogation of Russian military serviceman Valery Permyakov, who has plead guilty to the murder of a family of seven in Gyumri, the press office of the committee reported.

January 23rd, 2015

| Posted in Armenia, Featured Story, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »

Turk Convicted in Armenia’s Biggest Drug Trafficking Case

Turk Convicted in Armenia’s Biggest Drug Trafficking Case

In the largest drug trafficking case in Armenia’s history, a Turkish man arrested in Yerevan a year ago has been convicted of smuggling 850 kilograms of heroin into the country and sentenced to 19 years in prison.

January 23rd, 2015

| Posted in Armenia, Featured Story, Latest, News, Top Stories | Read More »