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The ARF Vahan Navasardian Center Opens in Shushi

(L to R) ARF Bureau member Hagop Der Khatchadourian and ARF Artsakh Central Committee Chairperson Davit Ishkhanyan cut the ceremonial ribbon to the ARF Vahan Navasardian Center (Photo: Aparaj)  SHUSHI, Artsakh (A.W.)—The Armenian Revolutio...

ARS Soseh Kindergarten Building Opens in Stepanakert (Photos)

STEPANAKERT, Artsakh—Earlier today, the new building of the Armenian Relief Society (ARS) Soseh Kindergarten officially opened in Stepanakert. Artsakh President Bako Sahakyan, Primate Archbishop Barkev Martirosyan, Artsakh Prime ...

Aliyev Blames ‘Armenian Lobby’ For Fresh Corruption Scandal

(Azatutyun). Azerbaijan on Tuesday blamed American philanthropist George Soros and the worldwide “Armenian lobby” for a new investigative report that found the country's elite used a $2.8 billion slush fund to pay off European politicians, buy ...

Armenian Defense Minister Visits China

IMG. China - Chinese Defense Minister Chang Wanquan and his Armenian counterpart Vigen Sargsian inspect an honor guard at a welcoming ceremony in Beijing, 4Sep2017. (Azatutyun). China’s Defense Minister Chang Wanquan and his visiting Armenian ...

Aliyev Family Operated Secret $3bn Slush Fund to Bribe European Politicians – investigation Shows

(BBC). An investigation shows that Azerbaijan’s ruling elite operated a secret $2.8bn “slush fund” for two years to bribe European politicians and make luxury purchases. The money was allegedly channelled through four UK-based opaque compan...

President Sargsyan Attends Opening Ceremony of Vardenis-Martakert highway in Artsakh

While on a working visit to the Republic of Artsakh, President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan on September 1 attended the opening ceremony of Vardenis-Martakert highway together with Artsakh President Bako Sahakyan, press service of the President’s ...

Massive Fire at Yerevan Chemical Plant Contained

A massive fire erupted at the Nairit chemical plant on Aug. 28 (Photo: Photolure) YEREVAN—A massive fire that erupted in a Soviet-era chemical plant in the Armenian capital on Aug. 28 is now contained, sources report. The fire engulfed storage ...

Artsakhi Citizens Return to Normal Life after April War – Amnesty Press

Armenpress-Amnesty Press, the publication of Amnesty International, published an article on the Nagorno Karabakh conflict. Amnesty Press correspondent Izabella Rosengren visited Artsakh, where she met the locals as well as officials. “The road ...

Azerbaijan “blacklists” Portuguese lawmaker for visiting Karabakh

PanARMENIAN – Azerbaijan will put Portuguese MP Rubina Berardo on its black list for visiting Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh), foreign ministry spokesman Hikmat Hajiyev said, according to APA. Also, the foreign ministry has ...

Armenian Wildfire Largely Extinguished

IMG. Armenia - A wildfire in the Khosrov Forest Reserve, 14Aug2017. Helped by a water-dropping Russian aircraft, firefighters in Armenia appeared to have largely extinguished on Wednesday a massive wildfire that erupted in a nature reserve southe...