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Armenian EyeCare Project responds to heightened needs after war

Armenian EyeCare Project responds to heightened needs after war

August 19, 2021 – 14:54 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – Due to the immense support from dedicated donors as well as organizations like UCLA’s Operation Armenia, the Armenian EyeCare Project (AECP) has been able to meet the increased need for vision care in post-war Armenia through both emergency relief efforts following the attack and ongoing relief programs that continue to offer care for those who need it, the Armenian Weekly <a href="; target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferre

Ombudsman to review Armenian-Australian complaints against SBS coverage of Nagorno Karabakh

The Armenian National Committee of Australia’s (ANC-AU) letter of protest, against public broadcaster SBS’s one-sided coverage of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict, has been referred to the network’s Ombudsman for further investigation.

In the letter addressed to the head of Australia’s Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) George Savvides and Managing Director James Taylor, the ANC-AU called out an inaccurate report covering the post-war situation between Azerbaijan, the indigenous Armenians of the Republic of Artsakh and the Republic of Armenia. 

The three-minute segment in question, sourced from Al Jazeera and presented on during a SBS World News broadcast last month, focused on landmines following the 2020 Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) war, placing blame sq

Premier Gladys Berejiklian repeats call for Federal Australian recognition of 1915 Genocides

Premier Gladys Berejiklian, who leads Australia’s largest state of New South Wales, repeated her calls for Australia to join the growing number of nations worldwide that have recognised the Ottoman massacres against Armenians, Assyrians and Greeks as genocides, while she reflected on her own history as a grandchild of Armenian Genocide survivors, reported the Armenian National Committee of Australia (ANC-AU).

Premier Berejiklian was speaking at the virtual commemoration of Assyrian Martyrs and Genocide Day, where the program broadcast by the Assyrian National Council – Australia and the Assyrian National Federation paid special focus to the important role recognition plays in ending the cycle of genocides.

“Please know that so many of us will not rest until

Armenia’s acting FM participates in the celebration of 75th anniversary of India’s Independence

On August 15, Acting Foreign Minister of Armenia Armen Grigoryan participated and delivered remarks at the event dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the Independence of India. In his remarks, the Acting Foreign Minister particularly said. 

Distinguished Dr. Sahasrabuddhe,
Your Excellency Mr. Ambassador and Mrs. Deval
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Dear Friends,

On behalf of the Government of Armenia and on my own behalf, I would like to welcome the delegation of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations to Armenia.

I am also pleased to send our warmest congratulations on behalf of the Government of Armenia on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of India’s independence.

India, with its statehood and culture, has always had a solid place in world civilization. And today we are witnessing the significant achievements of the society of India, which has a positive impact on comprehensive progress.

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NBA star Enes Kanter raises awareness about Armenian Genocide, urges Erdogan to face Turkey’s past and present crimes

NBA Star Enes Kanter (Boston Celtics) has called on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and all of Turkish society to reckon honestly with Turkey’s crimes – past and present.

“It’s time to destroy all the walls and start building peace and bridges of love between two beautiful countries,” said Kanter, who is of Turkish descent.

“As part of my wish to stand up for human rights for all people, over the last few weeks I had a chance to meet several well-respected historians and scholars and it was

Uruguay’s Foreign Minister due in Armenia on August 16

On August 16, the Foreign Minister of Uruguay Francisco Bustillo will pay an official visit to Armenia.

The meeting of the heads of foreign ministries of Armenia and Uruguay will take place on the same day at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia.

Within the framework of the official visit, meetings with the Prime Minister of Armenia, the Speaker of the National Assembly and the Catholicos of All Armenians are scheduled.

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Armenia blasts Azerbaijan's aggression, blame-shifting tactic

Armenia blasts Azerbaijan's aggression, blame-shifting tactic

August 12, 2021 – 11:22 AMT

PanARMENIAN.NetAzerbaijan is trying to cover up its aggressive actions by accusing the Armenian side of violating the November 9 statement and distorting the statement altogether, the Armenian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, August 11.

In recent days the armed forces of Azerbaijan have intensified their provocative actions against the Armed Forces of Armenia and the armed units of the Defense Army of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh). The civilian settlements of the Republic of Armenia and Artsakh have also been targeted.


Plans underway for an Armenian monument in Burbank

Consul General of Armenia in Los Angeles Ambassador Armen Baibourtian visited the City Hall of Burbank and had a meeting with the new Mayor Bob Frutos. They exchanged views regarding cooperation projects. Chairman of the Burbank chapter of the Armenian National Committee of America Sarkis Simonian and former Police Commissioner of the Burbank Police Department Hagop Hergelian were invited by Mayor Frutos to attend the meeting.

Ambassador Baibourtian requested Mayor Frutos to allocate a space in the City of Burbank to install an Armenian monument/memorial. The Mayor offered a few inter

The scenario of withdrawing the Defense Army from Artsakh is a scenario of evicting Armenians from Artsakh – Armenia MFA

The people of Artsakh cannot survive in their historical homeland without the Defense Army, and the scenario of withdrawing the Defense Army from Artsakh is a scenario of evicting Armenians from Artsakh, the Armenian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

It noted that in recent days, the Azerbaijani Armed Forces have intensified their provocative actions against both the Armed Forces of the Republic of Armenia and units of the Artsakh Defense Army. The settlements of the Republic of Armenia and Artsakh have also been targeted.

“The Azerbaijani side is trying to cover up its aggressive actions by accusing the Armenian side of violating the November 9 trilateral statement, and on the other hand it is openly distorting the November 9 sta

Armenians among European Women's Chess Championship leaders

Armenians among European Women's Chess Championship leaders

August 11, 2021 – 17:33 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – After two rounds, 16 players, including Armenia’s Elina Danielyan and Anna M. Sargsyan, share the lead with 2.0/2 at the European Individual Women’s Chess Championship, an 11-round Swiss, that takes place in Iasi/Romania, Chessbase reports.

117 players are registered for the 11-round Swiss. The time limit is 90 minutes for 40 moves + 30 minutes for the rest of the game. There will be an additional 30 seconds for each move.

Lilit Mkrtchian, also representing Armenia, is participating in the tournament too.

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