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Issue of Henrikh Mhitaryan missing Europa League final raised at UK Parliament
“It is a scandal that Arsenal's Henrikh Mkhitaryan will miss the match of a lifetime next week because he is from Armenia and he fears for his safety at the Europa League final in Baku,” Tom Watson, MP for West Bromwich East and Deputy Leader of the Labour Party.
Prevention of Armenian Patriarch's election violation of religious rights, Turkish court says
The late Patriarch Mesrob Mutafyan’s inability to perform his duties from 2008 prompted the Armenian community to initiate a process of election of his successor. However, the Turkish state declared in 2010 that a new Patriarch could not be elected as long as the acting Patriarch was alive and allowed to elect a General Vicar. Archbishop Aram Ateshyan was elected to the post that had never existed before.
Europe Day to be celebrated in Yerevan
On 26 May, at 17:00, Europe Day Info Fair will wait for the visitors at the Northern Avenue (between Pushkin and Teryan streets), followed by an open-air concert at the Freedom Square at 20:00. Aram MP3, Spanish famous singer Lara Taylor and DJ Ocean will perform.
Works by Jean Boghossian open at UN Geneva Office
Addressing the participants, Armenia’s Permanent Representative to the UN Andranik Hovhannisyan noted, in part, that by using the fire and smoke in his works, painter Jean Boghossian shows that those can symbolize not only war and destruction, but also serve the art of creating and living a beautiful life.
Canberra to host Armenian Genocide commemoration evening on June 5
Dr. Panayiotis Diamadis, who is Vice President of the Australian Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, will be the keynote speaker at the event marking the 104th anniversary of the genocide committed by the Ottoman Empire against its Christian Armenian, Greek and Assyrian minorities during World War I.