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The Armenian Cultural Conservancy, a non-profit here in Fresno, seeks to preserve much of this city's impressive history, and is trying to establish such a museum in one of the most important epicenters of the Armenian Diaspora.
Young, old, retired, students, almost all of them yesterday came to the Armenian Genocide Memorial at Fresno State to pay their respects, listen to music and lay flowers in the middle of the monument on campus.
The first movie produced in Turkey on the Armenian genocide has been directed by Ela Alyamac and Aren Perdeci. OBC's interview
In a potentially groundbreaking lawsuit, a branch of the Armenian Apostolic Church is seeking the return of its ancient religious center in Kozan in southeast Turkey.
A group of youth coming from the four corners of the world is representing Armenia at the Vienna Eurovision Song Contest. Meet Vahe Tilbian, Armenian of Ethiopia
UAE Armenians gathered tonight at the Armenian Church in Sharjah to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
Starbucks does not shy away from social issues, and that includes the “Race Together" campaign. But so far, the effort is looking to become an epic fail.
In Isfahan, Iran, within the ancient district of New Julfa, lives an Armenian community. From Ararat supermarket to Ani cafe, everything here is reminiscent of the deep link of Armenians to their homeland.
The small Armenian-populated town Kessab in north-western Syria found itself in the middle of a battle since the end of March. 99 Years after the Armenian Genocide, the Plight of Syria’s Armenians Stirs Memories of 1915.
The David of Sassoon Statue a landmark in downtown Fresno for over forty years, is a focal point of pride for local Armenian-Americans.
It may come as no surprise that Armenia ranks as the world’s #2 suffering country (after Bulgaria) in Gallup’s latest global wellbeing poll.
Armenia’s imports of bikes, primarily from the European Union, China, Taiwan and Turkey, grew by an unprecedented 61 percent during the first quarter of 2013, according to official data. Yerevan's traffic, pictured above, encourages biking, which many young people also see as a fashion statement.
Holy Trinity Church of Fresno had its 100th Blessing of the Grapes picnic yesterday at the California Armenian Home in Sunnyside.
Armenians have followed closely the election of the new Pope, debating its possible consequences in the process of international recognition of the Genocide. In social networks, however, the event became an opportunity to discuss the role of the Church in modern society.
Fresno would be a great host city for the 2026 Winter Olympics, and must get its act together to present a bid.