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Armenia Marks 1915 Genocide Anniversary

Tens of thousands of people marched to the Dzidzernagapert memorial in Yerevan on Monday to mark the 102nd anniversary of the Armenian genocide in Ottoman Turkey. The annual daylong procession followed a prayer service led by Catholicos Garegin ...

Marine Le Pen Considers Karabakh Reunification with Armenia As the Desirable Solution to The Conflict

French Presidential Candidate Marine Le Pen has said that the desirable solution to the Nagorno Karabakh conflict would be its reunification with Armenia. In an interview with Nouvelles d’Armenie Le Pen has said: “After the collapse of the ...

Civic Groups Plan No ‘Large-Scale’ Monitoring Of Yerevan Elections

A polling station in Yerevan, 2Apr2017. (RFE/RL)- Citing a lack of time and funds, Armenia’s leading vote-monitoring organization said on Tuesday that it is unlikely to deploy many observers during next month’s mayoral elections in Yerevan. ...

Armenia’s Prosecutor General to Examine Report of Employee Intimidation at SAS Supermarket Chain

(Armenian Weekly)—Armenia’s Prosecutor General announced on April 14 that it is examining a troubling report published by Yerevan-based news outlet Hayastan24 on April 13, which includes a 40-minute recording of what is believed to be a staff ...

Palm Sunday Celebrated in the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin and Antelias Cathedral

On April 9, under the presidency of Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, the Armenian Church celebrated the Feast of Palm Sunday, which commemorates the triumphant entry of our Lord Jesus Christ into Jerusalem. P Follo...

Pashinian To Run For Yerevan Mayor

Nikol Pashinian, a leader of the opposition Yelk alliance, will challenge Yerevan’s pro-government incumbent Mayor Taron Markarian in next month’s municipal elections, reports Azatutyun.am. Voters in the Armenian capital will go to the polls on ...

Ethnic Minorities Win Seats in Armenian Parliament

(RFE/RL)—Four representatives of Armenia’s main ethnic minorities have been elected to the National Assembly under special legal quotas. Three of them — a Yazidi, a Kurd and an Assyrian — ran for the parliament on the ticket of the ruling ...

ARF Supreme Council Releases Statement on Armenia’s Parliamentary Elections

YEREVAN—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Supreme Council of Armenia on April 5 released the following statement regarding the 2017 Armenian Parliamentary Elections. **** The April 2 Parliamentary Elections were the first test for the ...

Six New Houses Welcome Residents in Arajamough

On April 04, during a visit to Artsakh organized by Tufenkian Foundation, world renowned artists Serj Tankian, Arsinee Khanjian, Atom Egoyan, Eric Nazarian and representatives of the Armenian Disaspora, 6 new houses were opened in Arajamough. The ...

Four forces will make it to the Armenian Parliament after Sunday’s elections

With votes tallied from 99.8 percent of precincts, Armenian Central Electoral Commission has announced four political forces have passed the threshold to entre the National Assembly. The preliminary results are as follows: Yelk bloc – 7.78 ...