Six American States Adopting a Joint Resolution on Armenian Genocide Centennial

Political Analyst: Process of International Recognition of Armenian Genocide to be Expanded

Cem Terzi: Turkish Society Ripening for the Recognition of Armenian Genocide

Expert: April 24 Showing Scientific and Political Consensus on the Indisputability of the Armenian Genocide

U.S. State Department Representative Does not Know If the U.S. Fear Turkey

Mayor of New York commemorates centennial of Armenian Genocide - "one the worst atrocities of the 20th century"

European Movement adopts a resolution on Armenian Genocide

Ankara: Turkish nation will not forget and forgive Joachim Gauck's statements

Hollande and Aliyev discuss Karabakh conflict

Official Ankara criticizes Obama's stand on events of 1915

The Kremlin: Putin's participation in memorial events in Yerevan cannot be negatively interpreted by Ankara

Eiffel Tower and Coliseum went dark in memory of Armenian Genocide victims

Ankara strongly criticizes Francois Hollande's visit to Yerevan

Central Council of Jews in Germany advocates calling events of 1915 genocide

Ankara's Second Response to Putin's Statement on the Recognition of the Armenian Genocide

Vladimir Putin: Armenia and Russia Have Always Been, Are and Will Be Close Allies

Knesset Member Criticizing Israeli Government for Denying Armenian Genocide

Georgian Armenians Demonstrating in Front of Turkish Embassy in Tbilisi

Canadian Prime Minister Calling upon Yerevan and Ankara to Resume Negotiations on Normalization of Relations

Serzh Sargsyan: Ankara made vein attempt to resist or affect larger process related to recognition of genocide

First Commemorative Demonstration on the Armenian Genocide to Take Place in Rome since 1975

Erdogan: Turkey shares Armenians' pain

President of Armenia: I refuse to believe that transitory interests can shatter humanity's dreams of freedom and peace cherished for centuries

Serzh Sargsyan: "Turkey's proposal of establishing the so-called commission of historians has only one goal, which is to delay the process of the Armenian Genocide recognition"

Turkey's Labor Party (EMEK) and some local human rights organizations condemn Genocide of Armenians

Russian expert: Putin's participation in Armenian Genocide Centennial events not to edit Moscow's geopolitical maneuvering

Vladimir Putin: 1.5 mln Armenians were killed, 600 thsd were deported, unique historical monuments and invaluable books and manuscripts were destroyed in 1915

Serzh Sargsyan: "We are ready to embark upon a constructive dialogue with Turkey in case it faces its own history"

Francois Hollande: World community must remember Genocide to prevent it in future

Serbia President: "We have no moral right to forget the Armenian Genocide victims and the shocking facts of the past"

ANCA: Sad spectacle of President Obama playing word games with genocide falls beneath dignity of American people

Foreign Minister of Armenia: German President's statement important contribution to prevention of new genocides

Serzh Sargsyan: Armenia has never declared any territorial claims either to Turkey, or to any other country

Armenian president's interview with Hurriyet: "Turkish authorities taking burden of responsibility for crime perpetrated by authorities of Ottoman Empire"

Presidents of Russia, France, Serbia, and Cyprus arrive at Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan honors memory of Armenian Genocide victims

High-ranking representatives of various countries 'forming' a forget-me-not of peace near Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan

Serj Tankian calls on Armenia's leadership to create egalitarian civic society, to get rid of institutional injustices and stop depopulation of Armenia

Obama breaks his word again

Founding Parliament Movement looks to change power in Armenia

Vladimir Putin arrives in Yerevan to commemorate Armenian Genocide martyrs

Bulgarian MP: Bulgaria has refused to discuss the draft resolution on Armenian Genocide under Ankara's pressure

Congressman Schiff Reads Names of 1,000 Armenian Genocide Victims on House Floor

Nalbandian: Recurrence of genocides in XX century was result of international community's hesitation and inconsistency

Cardinal Curt Kokh: Faith Helped Armenians Survive the First Genocide of 20th Century

Turkish Politician: Turkish Society Desires the Opening of Borders with no Preconditions

Ankara responds to Austria's resolution recognizing Armenian Genocide

Ambassador: German Policy Cannot be Affected by Phone Call from Turkey

Deutshe Welle: German parliament's decisiveness and new debate about term "genocide" gained momentum thanks to Pope Francis and President Gauck

System of a Down starts a concert in Yerevan in heavy rain

25/04 12:14 Eiffel Tower and Coliseum went dark in memory of Armenian Genocide victims

On April 24 evening, the lights of the Eiffel Tower and Coliseum were turned off from 10 pm to 10:15 pm (at midnight Yerevan time) to mourn the deaths of the 1.5 million Armenians who perished during the Genocide in the Ottoman Empire 100 years ago.

24/04/2015 11:45 honors memory of Armenian Genocide victims

Google has honored the memory of the Armenian Genocide victims placing on the "am" zone a black ribbon with a note "In memory for the Armenians killed 100 years ago."

24/04/2015 10:57

Serj Tankian calls on Armenia's leadership to create egalitarian civic society, to get rid of institutional injustices and stop depopulation of Armenia

The band's free concert "Wake Up the Souls" commemorates the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey in the early 20th century. The huge screens on the stage were demonstrating animation banners telling the history of the Armenian Genocide.

23/04/2015 23:43

System of a Down starts a concert in Yerevan in heavy rain

The concert of the world-known System of a Down rock band has started in Republic Square in Yerevan in the heavy rain. The band's free concert "Wake Up the Souls" commemorates the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey in the early 20th century.

23/04/2015 13:59

Catholicos of Great House of Cilicia brings relics of Armenian Genocide martyrs to Armenia

Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia Aram I has arrived in Armenia bringing with him the relics of the Armenian Genocide martyrs from the Chapel of the Holy Martyrs' Altar of the Great House of Cilicia.

23/04/2015 10:33

Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin offers Vigil Service in preparation for Canonization of Armenian Genocide martyrs

On April 22 , in the Mother Cathedral of Holy Etchmiadzin, His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians offered a Vigil Service, in preparation for the Canonization of the martyrs of the Armenian Genocide.

22/04/2015 15:32

Abovyan mayor's powers terminated ahead of time

Armen Yeritsyan, Armenian Minister of Territorial Administration and Emergency Situations, said at today's session of the Government that the Abovyan mayor's office has been vacant since Karapet Guloyan, the former mayor, was appointed as governor of Kotayk marz of Armenia. So, Guloyan's powers as the mayor of Abovyan have been terminated ahead of time.

22/04/2015 10:27

Theatre du Chatelet to host a concert dedicated to Armenian Genocide Centennial

Musicians of Armenian descent from the best world orchestras have founded an interim band "Armenian Orchestra of the World", which will give a concert at Theatre du Chatelet in Paris to commemorate the Armenian Genocide Centennial. The conductor is Alain Altinoglu, world known French conductor of Armenian descent. The concert seeks to become the symbol of Pan-European and world unity in the fight against denial of the Armenian Genocide.

18/04/2015 09:01

Soldier Artyom Tovmasyan Died in the Road Traffic Accident of "Ural" Military Vehicle

Soldier Artyom Tovmasyan (born 1995) died in the accident of "Ural" military vehicle. The RA Ministry of Defence reports that 3 more soldiers have been taken to Central military hospital.

16/04/2015 14:42

Ucom Employees Establish Alley in Tsitsernakaberd

On April 15 "Memorial" alley established by Ucom employees opened in Tsitsernakaberd. The company noted that the alley stretches along the road of the Genocide Museum and the grove leading to the Sports and Music Complex. 999 trees have been planted in the alley.

11/04/2015 15:44

Telegrah includes Yerevan in list of Europe's 16 oldest cities

Number 16 on the list is Yerevan, Armenia. "When did the earliest inhabitants settle? 782 BC. Some 30 years before Rome was founded, the city that is now Armenia's capital was serving as an important stop along the caravan routes from Asia to Europe. It was invaded by Assyrians, Romans, Byzantines, Persians, Arabs, Seljuks, Mongols and Turks, and later by the Soviet Red Army in 1920. Since the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the capital of the Republic of Armenia has seen the growth of cultural institutions (it is home to a bewildering number of museums).

03/04/2015 13:39

Flash mobs in memory of Armenian hero Soghomon Tehlirian in Germany

A flash mob timed to the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Ottoman Turkey was organized in Hamburg on April 2, on the birthday of Soghomon Tehlirian - an Armenian Genocide survivor who assassinated the former Ottoman Interior Minister Talaat Pasha in the presence of many witnesses on March 15, 1921 in Berlin as revenge for his role in orchestrating the Armenian Genocide during World War I.

31/03/2015 17:36

Kingpin "Yerrordmastsi Lyovik's" Wounded Friend in a Grave Condition S

ArmInfo journalist was told at Erebuni medical center that Vardan Karapetyan (deceased Levon Ghazaryan aka Yerrordmastsi Lyovik's wounded friend) is in a grave condition.

26/03/2015 16:21

Defense Ministry of Armenia sets up special organization to manage Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concert Facility

A state non-commercial organization has been set up at the Defense Ministry of Armenia to manage the Sports and Concert Facility after Karen Demirchyan. A relevant enactment was adopted at the Government, Thursday.

26/03/2015 16:20

Beeline Announces "Information Technologies in my Life" Contest

Beeline and College of "Eurasia" International University announced "Information Technologies in my Life" contest of essays. The contest aims to find out the role of information technologies in the life of present day school children, how harmoniously they are employed in education programs and whether the learning process benefits from them or not.

25/03/2015 10:36

Magnitude 3.7 quake hits north of Armenia

A magnitude 3.7 earthquake hit the north of Armenia at 8:01pm on March 24, according to the Ministry of Territorial Administration and Emergency Situation.

24/03/2015 16:39

Former employees of Nairit Plant demand their wages again

On March 24, the former employees of the Nairit Plant held a protest action in Yerevan to demand their wages from the authorities. Earlier they applied to Armenian Human Rights Defender Karen Andreasyan. Today they held a procession to the President's palace, however, no one met them there. Afterwards, Nairit's former employees made their way to the Parliament building.

24/03/2015 15:54

Armenian Foreign Ministry tries to find out if there were Armenian citizens of board the crashed Airbus A320

The Armenian Foreign Ministry is specifying information about possible presence of Armenian citizens on board the Airbus A320, which was flying from Barcelona to Dusseldorf, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Tigran Balayan has told ArmInfo.

14/03/2015 15:36

Kapan Slaughterhouse Employees Disclosed with Brucellosis

Kapan saughterhouse employees have been disclosed with brucellosis.It is said in "Aware and Protected Consumer" NGO's statement that up today 15 people have been disclosed with the diagnosis. It has been stated that infection with brucellosis can take place as a result of a direct contact with carrier animals or consuming infected products such as unpasteurized milk or cheese made of unpasteurized milk.

13/03/2015 14:02

Armenian NSS and Police put kingpin Levon Ghazaryan murder suspects on the wanted list

The National Security Service and the Police of Armenia have put the March 4 murder suspects on the wanted the list. To recall, on March 4, kingpin Levon Ghazaryan (a.k.a. Yerrordmastsi Lyovik) was killed near Nubarashen penitentiary. According to media reports, three persons closest to Mher Sedrakyan, MP from the ruling Republican Party of Armenia, have already been detained.

13/03/2015 12:49

VivaCell-MTS supports National Center for Oncology in getting a state-of-the-art fluoroscopy and radiography device

VivaCell-MTS continues cooperating with the National Center for Oncology after V. Fanarjyan. The press office of VivaCell-MTS has told ArmInfo that this year the center has acquired a "Plessart VIVO" ("Toshiba", Japan) universal remote control digital fluoroscopy and analog radiography comprehensive device. The company has provided AMD 60 million for the acquisition of the equipment.

13/03/2015 12:34

European Parliament calls for recognition of Armenian Genocide

On 12 March, the European Parliament adopted the Annual Report on Human Rights and Democracy in the world 2013, European Friends of Armenia (EuFoA) reports. Several clauses of this document are relevant to Armenia, especially the paragraph that "calls, ahead of the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide, on all the Member States to acknowledge it, and encourages the Member States and the EU institutions to contribute further to its recognition.

10/03/2015 13:34

Prosecutor General of Armenia is at Loss to Speak of Crime Wave Reasons in Armenia

Prosecutor General of Armenia Gevorg Kostanyan is at loss to speak of the crime wave reasons in Armenia. After the government meeting on March 10 the journalists asked Kostanyan to comment on the recent bloody shootout. Criminal kingpin Levon Ghazaryan was killed in the shootout in Yerevan. During the shootout in Gyumri six people were severely injured and taken to hospital.

09/03/2015 00:40

Armenian Men are Also Eager to Look Young

“ArmInfo” News Agency interview with “Erebuni” medicenter plastic surgeon Nara Tornikova Vardapetyan

03/03/2015 17:15

Nairit Plant employees threaten to sit on hunger strike unless their salaries are paid

The dismissed employees of the Nairit Plant have gathered outside the government building on March 3 demanding Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamyan to submit an exact schedule of paying the arrears of wages.

02/03/2015 16:50

Comrades-in-Arms of Albert Safaryan have been Detained Based on the Case of the Soldier's Suicide

Soldier Albert Safaryan's three comrades-in-arms - company top sergeant Arayik Sukiasyan, soldier Gevorg Ghazaryan and junior sergeant Mihran Hovakimya - have been detained within the framework of Albert's suicide.

02/03/2015 16:22

Gallup: 43% of Armenia's citizens consider unemployment to be the most topical problem

43% of Armenia's citizens consider unemployment and tension escalation on the border to be the most topical problems, Aram Navasardyan, Head of the Yerevan Office of Gallup International Association, said at a press conference in Yerevan when presenting the findings of the public opinion poll.

17/02/2015 11:17

Platoon commander faces charges, after military student is found hanged from chin-up bar

Platoon commander of the Military Academy after Vazgen Sargsyan, Artyom Avetisyan, has faced charges over the murder of the military student Haykaz Barseghyan, according to the investigation Committee press-office,

10/02/2015 16:23

Sociologist: Armenia is the 56th by the number of deliberate murders in the world

Armenia has occupied the 56th place in the world by the number of deliberate murders, director of the "Sociometer" centre for sociological research, Aharon Adibelyan, said at today's press-conference.

09/02/2015 16:51

Triplets born in Yerevan's Erebouni Medical Center

Yerevan's Erebouni Medical Center has registered a rare case: 25-year-old Angela Mnatsakanyan has given birth to triplets. Obstetric officer Anaida Ananyan told ArmInfo that this is a rare phenomenon as triplets are more often born in cases of artificial insemination.

04/02/2015 13:22

Head of Yerevan Road Police dismissed

Head of the Yerevan Road Police Arsen Arshakyan has been dismissed, the Police press office told ArmInfo. The reasons of the dismissal are not reported. Arshakyan is now in the personnel reserve.

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