During the official opening, a formal agreement of cooperation with regards to cultural, educational, and social projects was signed between the Diaspora Ministry and the ARS

71st International Convention of the ARS Held in Yerevan

ARS Releases Statement on Baku’s Aggression The official opening of the 71st International Convention of the Armenian Relief Society (ARS, Inc.) took place on Oct. 4, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Yerevan, Armenia. Several officials were present, including Armenia’s Minister of the [more...]

October 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Senator Bob Dole receives the Survivor's Gratitude Award from NCAGC Steering Committee Chairman Noubar Afeyan

Bob Dole Honored as ‘Hero of Responsibility and Principle’ by NCAGC

Sen. Bob Dole Received the ‘Survivor’s Gratitude Award’ for His Commitment to Recognizing the Armenian Genocide WASHINGTON—On Sept. 30, the National Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide Centennial (NCAGC) honored former Senator Bob Dole with the organization’s Survivor’s Gratitude [more...]

October 9, 2015 // 0 Comments

Sarkisian and Cicilline

Cicilline, Clark Welcome Sarkisian in DC

U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-R.I.) welcomed Armenia’s President Serge Sarkisian to Capitol Hill on Sept. 30. Sarkisian and Cicilline “I was honored to meet with President Sarkisian and discuss ways that we can strengthen the relationship between our two countries and better support [more...]

October 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hacı Lokman Birlik (Photo: Europics)

Turkish Authorities Drag Body of Kurdish Man, HDP Files Complaint

HDP Co-Chair Selahattin Demirtas tweeted a photo of the incident with a caption vowing not to forget the atrocity that had taken place Images and videos surfaced this past weekend that appeared to show an armored police vehicle dragging the body of a Kurdish man tied by the neck to the back of the [more...]

October 7, 2015 // 5 Comments

Abdullah Demirbaş (Photo:

Demirbas Released from Jail Due to Deteriorating Health

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey—Abdullah Demirbas, the former mayor of the Sur municipality in Diyarbakir, was released from jail earlier this week after his lawyers filed an appeal based on his deteriorating health, reported Turkey’s Bianet news service. Demirbas reportedly suffers from deep vein [more...]

October 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

Warlick statement on Royce-Engel recommendations for Karabagh peace. 

Obama Administration Supports Royce-Engel Proposals for Karabagh Peace

U.S. Negotiator Ambassador Warlick Backs Bipartisan Congressional Calls to Withdraw Snipers, Add Observers, Deploy Gunfire Locators Warlick statement on Royce-Engel recommendations for Karabagh peace WASHINGTON—Ambassador James Warlick, the lead U.S. negotiator in the Nagorno-Karabagh peace [more...]

October 7, 2015 // 6 Comments


Armenia’s National Assembly Approves Proposed Constitutional Reforms

YEREVAN—Armenia’s National Assembly approved the proposed package of constitutional reforms earlier today, with a vote of 103 to 10. Three members of the National Assembly abstained. The proposed reforms call for a shift from a semi-presidential to a parliamentary form of government. [more...]

October 5, 2015 // 1 Comment

President of EAFJD Kaspar Karampetian

EAFJD Urges Minsk Group to Adopt Objective Stance

President of EAFJD Kaspar Karampetian Kaspar Karampetian, the president of the European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy (EAFJD), recently sent a letter to the co-chairs of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group, in which he urged them to steer [more...]

October 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

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