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Armenian-Produced Electric Car Debuts at DigiTec Tech Expo in Yerevan

An Armenian-made electric car debuted at the 13th annual DigiTec tech expo (Photo: Mediamax) YEREVAN, (A.W.)—An Armenian-made electric car debuted at the 13th annual DigiTec tech expo, which opened in Yerevan earlier today. The electric-po...

Turkish Intellectuals Risk Arrest After Trip To Artsakh

Armenia - Turkish intellectuals (left to right) Erol Katircioglu, Sait Cetinoglu, Ali Bayramoglu and Ufuk Uras at a news conference in Yerevan, 21Sep2017. Authorities in Azerbaijan have issued an international arrest ...

Armenia-Kurdistan Flights Continue For Now

(Azatutyun). Weekly flights from Armenia to Iraq’s Kurdistan region continued on Friday despite the Iraqi authorities’ decision to close the region’s airspace to foreign airlines in retaliation for its vote for independence. A plane belonging ...

Artsakh Soldier Killed by Azerbaijani Fire

STEPANAKERT – Artsakh Defense Army soldier Seyran Sargsyan (b. 1998) was killed on Thursday, September 28 after Azerbaijani forces fired at the southeastern direction of the Line of Contact (LoC) between Artsakh and Azerbaijan. According to a ...

Armenia Told to ‘Prepare’ for Visa-Free Travel to EU

(Azatutyun). A senior European Union diplomat urged Armenia’s government on Tuesday to start “internal preparations” for the eventual lifting of the EU’s stringent visa requirements for Armenian nationals. “The experience of Georgia, ...

Karabakh Armenians Hail Kurdish Independence Vote

(Azatutyun). Nagorno-Karabakh’s leadership on Wednesday welcomed the holding of a controversial referendum on independence in Iraq’s Kurdistan region. By contrast, Armenia’s government reacted cautiously to Monday’s vote condemned by the ...

Levon Aronian Wins FIDE World Cup

TBILISI, Georgia – On September 27, Armenia’s chess grandmaster Levon Aronian defeated China’s Ding Liren in the final to become the winner of the 2017 FIDE World Cup. Aronian becomes the only player in the world to win the FIDE World Cup ...

Ruling Party Remains Opposed To Armenia’s Exit From Eurasian Union

Kazakhstan - Leaders of the Eurasian Economic Union (EES) pose for a photograph during a summit in Astana, May 31, 2016. (Azatutyun). President Serzh Sarkisian’s Republican Party (HHK) dismissed on Tuesday an opposition alliance’s calls for an ...

Catholicos Karekin II Blasts Baku’s Aggression during Meeting with Azerbaijan’s Religious Leader

MOSCOW (A.W.)—Catholicos of All Armenians His Holiness Karekin II strongly criticized Azerbaijan’s hostility and its leadership’s unwillingness to work toward peace in the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh) conflict. He was speaking at a meeting of ...

Artsakh President Bako Sahakyan re-inaugurated

The inauguration ceremony of the president of the Artsakh Republic took place during the special meeting of the National Assembly of Artsakh on September 7. Speaker of the Artsakh National Assembly Ashot Ghulyan made an opening speech. With his ...