Armenian-related news from Asbarez Armenian Newspaper.
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 19:58:29 +0000
ANCA-WR ‘Deeply Troubled’ with Newsom for Denying Hampig Sassounian Parole
The Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region issued a statement Friday expressing its concerns about the decision last week by California Governor Gavin Newsom to deny parole to Hampig Sassounian.
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 19:57:30 +0000
Pashinyan Hopes to Contain Rapid Spread of COVID-19 Without Lockdown
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Friday that despite the continuing rapid spread of coronavirus in Armenia his government still hopes to contain the epidemic without imposing a fresh nationwide lockdown.
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 19:56:26 +0000
Baku Cannot be Trusted, Says Armenia’s Envoy to OSCE
Armenia’s Representative to the OSCE, Ambassador Armen Papikyan briefed the Permanent Council on the recent ruling by the European Court of Human Rights
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 19:53:21 +0000
Bared Maronian’s ‘Orphans of the Genocide’ Film Now Available on Amazon Prime
Armenoid Productions announced that its 2013 award-winning "Orphans of the Genocide" documentary is now available for free on Amazon Prime Video.
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 19:37:38 +0000
Colorado House Passes Bill on Holocaust, Armenian Genocide Education
The Colorado House of Representatives on Thursday unanimously passed House Bill 1336 – Holocaust and Genocide Studies in Public Schools – which requires Holocaust and Armenian Genocide education as a condition for High School graduation
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 18:53:12 +0000
EAFJD Executive Director’s Interview With Turkish ARTI TV
The Executive Director of the European Armenian Federation for Justice and Democracy Heghine Evinyan gave an interview to the Turkish ARTI TV on May 29, for its journal “European Agenda,” prepared and presented by Lilit Gasparyan.
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 18:28:44 +0000
ANCA Renews Call to Reprogram $25 Million U.S. Aid to Armenia for Armenia
The ANCA on Friday renewed its call on the U.S. Department of State to immediately reprogram at least $25 million from the Congressionally appropriated aid package for Armenia to help fight the worsening COVID-19 pandemic.
Fri, 05 Jun 2020 18:11:46 +0000
Board of Regents of Prelacy Armenian Schools Announces Scholarship Fund for Students
The Board of Regents announced the launch of our Prelacy Armenian Schools campaign, aimed at engaging our extended community about the history, success and evolution of Western Prelacy Armenian Schools.
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 20:28:22 +0000
Yerevan Says Baku ‘Not Prepared for Peace’
Yerevan on Thursday blasted Baku for its authorities’ continued use of anti-Armenian statements, saying that the rhetoric used by the government of Azerbaijan signals that it is not prepared for peace.
Thu, 04 Jun 2020 20:26:30 +0000
Health Minister Warns COVID-19 Surge May Collapse System
The daily number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Armenia continued to rise on Thursday, with Health Minister Arsen Torosyan warning that Armenian hospitals may soon be unable to admit all infected people