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Yerevan Mayor Taron Margaryan Resigned

There were rumors that the Mayor of Yerevan wanted to resign and on Monday, July 9th, Mayor Taron Margaryan resigned. During the past week, protests were being held outside of Yerevan City Hall demanding Mayor Taron Margaryan resignation. Taron Margaryan … Continue reading

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Hayastan All-Armenian Fund’s Executive Director Ara Vardanyan Submits His Resignation

Hayastan All-Armenian Fund’s executive director Ara Vardanyan has submitted his resignation application to President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian. The Armenian National Security Services arrested him and the released him two days later. He confessed to misappropriating the organization’s funds. He … Continue reading

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Arrest Warrant Issued for Levon Sargsyan, Brother of Serzh Sarksyan

Armenia’s Special Investigative Service issued an arrest warrant for Levon Sargsyan, brother of former Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan, on charges of “illegal enrichment” and other financial irregularities. Levon Sargsyan sits on board of the Pyunik Charitable Foundation, which owes 40% … Continue reading

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Armenian President Sarkissian Expressed Readiness to Strengthen Ties with U.S

Armenian President Armen Sarkissian met with U.S Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his working visit to Washington, D.C. During the meeting, President Sarkissian said Armenia attaches importance to the consistent development of the Armenian-American partnership and presented to the … Continue reading

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NASA Awards its Highest Honor to Yervant Terzian

By Linda B. Glaser NASA has announced it will award the Distinguished Public Service Medal, its highest honor, to astronomer Yervant Terzian, the Tisch Distinguished Professor Emeritus. The medal will be presented by NASA Adminsitration Jim Bridenstine at the NASA … Continue reading

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Joseph Kanimian Re-Elected to the Red Cross LA Region Board

Diocesan Council Chairman and member of the Supreme Spiritual Council, Joseph Kanimian, Esq. was re-elected for a three year term to continue serving on the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross Los Angeles Region. At Red Cross’s 102nd … Continue reading

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$1.22 Million Raised at AGBU 110 Anniversary in New England

With an overarching theme of Excellence in Action, an inspiring celebration of the 110th anniversary of the AGU New England District was held in Greater Boston from June 1st to the 2nd. The weekend brought together over 300 guests, including … Continue reading

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Ergogan Re-elected President

Markar Esayan and Garo Paylan Re-elected Parliament Members ISTANBUL — Two Turkish-Armenian Members of Parliament have been re-elected to Turkey’s parliament in the June 24 general elections. Garo Paylan from Diyarbakir (HDP) and Markar Esayan from Istanbul (AKP) have been … Continue reading

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Landmark Turkish Divestment Bill Clears First Senate Hearing 4-0

SACRAMENTO – Monday, June 25, AB 1597, the Divestment from Turkish Bonds Act, passed the Senate Public Employment and Retirement Committee by a vote of 4-0, with one abstention, continuing a historic movement to hold Turkey accountable for their continued … Continue reading

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Foreing Ministers of Armenia and Russia Discuss International Issues and NKR Conflict Settlement

On June 7th Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, Foreign Minister of Armenia, who is in Moscow on a working visit, met with Sergey Lavrov, Foreign Minister of Russia, Welcoming Minister Mnatsakanyan, Rusian Foreign Minister Lavrov said: “I am glad Minister Lavrov said: “I … Continue reading

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