Pope Francis will mark the one hundredth anniversary of the Armenian Genocide with a Holy Mass for the Faithful of the Armenian Rite on Sunday in the presence of Armenian religious officials as well as political leaders, including Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian.
LOS ANGELES–In honor of the 100th anniversary of the forgotten genocide that ravaged the Armenian population of Ottoman Turkey, Bloodvine Media, in conjunction with Strongman and mTuckman Media, plans to release “1915” in theaters on April 17 and on demand April 22, 2015.
The psychological thriller is directed by Armenians Garin Hovannisian (author of Family [...]
SAN FRANCISCO (The San Francisco Examiner)–Approximately 1000 Armenian-Americans marched across the Golden Gate Bridge Saturday to commemorate the 100 year mark of the Armenian Genocide. The march was led by religious and community leaders of the local Armenian community. “We march today, not just for the victims of the Armenian Genocide, but for the victims [...]
Los Angeles City Councilmember Paul Krekorian, in an interview with Asbarez Editor Ara Khachatourian, discussed the approaching centennial of the Armenian Genocide, the Councilman’s art poster contest in commemoration of the centennial, as well as his upcoming reelection.
Funeral services for the three crew members of an Artsakh military helicopter, which was downed by Azerbaijani forces on Nov. 12, were held Monday at St. Sarkis Church in Yerevan’s Nor-Nork district, while Artsakh President Bako Sahakian announced that the three soldiers will be awarded posthumously for their service.
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the lead sponsor of the Armenian Genocide resolution, went to the House of Representatives floor on Wednesday to deliver an open letter to the Turkish people on the Armenian Genocide.
Most United Nations Security Council members have “raised the issue” of the recent takeover of the historically Armenian town of Kessab, Syria, and urged the world body “to do more to meet the needs of these people,” U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power told Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) and members of a key House Appropriations panel Wednesday during a Congressional hearing, reported the Armenian National Committee of America.
Standing strong against a well-funded Azeri lobby, the Hawaii Legislature rejected two pro-Azeri resolutions during a committee hearing on Wednesday at the State Capitol, handing the Azeri government a resounding defeat in the Aloha State. The two measures were heard during a regular meeting of the Veterans, Military, & International Affairs, & Culture and the Arts Committee of Hawaii’s House of Representatives.