In an address Friday in the presence of President Serzh Sarkisian, Pope France called the Armenian Genocide the “first of a deplorable series of catastrophes of the past century.”
Pope Francis arrived at Zvartnots International Airport at 3 p.m. local time and was welcomed by President Serzh Sarkisian and the First Lady Rita Sarkisian, His Holiness Karekin II, Catholicos of All Armenians.
Mixed martial arts fighter Albert Ghazaryan beat his Azerbaijani opponent Ruslan Muratazov on Sunday and dedicated his victory to the soldiers of Artsakh.
Members of Turkey’s ruling AKP party attacked Turkish-Armenian parliament member Garo Paylan, who said he was targeted because he is Armenian.
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez called for a “Leahy Law” investigation into reports that the Azerbaijan committed gross violations of human rights during Baku’s April 2 offensive against Nagorno-Karabakh.
During the battle to liberate Martakert in the 1990’s, an unknown soldier spontaneously performs a song dedicated to the heroic soldiers of Artsakh.
An KABC Channel 7 cameraman was caught on tape calling Armenians “thug-type idiots,” when interviewing two Turks who were part of a counter protest during Sunday’s Rally for Justice.
Humanitarian and Oscar-winning actor George Clooney arrived in Armenia Friday
Barbaros Leylani, the vice president of the Turkish National Association of Sweden, has resigned after calling for the death of “Armenian dogs” at a Stockholm rally last week, reported the Associated Press (AP).
“We want the international community to focus their attention on Artsakh… and are applying to the international community to become a full member,” President Bako Sahakian told a press conference