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Armenia becomes 60th country to endorse Safe Schools Declaration

Armenia became the 60th country to endorse the international Safe Schools Declaration on March 22, 2017, the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA) said. “We warmly congratulate Armenia for making this commitment to ensure that ...

International Forum in Artsakh Brings Together Bloggers from 11 Countries

About 30 bloggers from 11 countries came together in Artsakh for a forum initiated by “Artsakhakertum” NGO and the Atsakh Union of Journalists, Artsakhpress reports. Attending the event were Anton Nossik (Russia), Anton Merkurov (Russia), ...

Ohanian Bloc Predicts Regime Change

An alliance led by former Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian on March 17 claimed that President Serzh Sarkisian’s Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) will lose power as a result of the upcoming parliamentary elections. It also said that Armenia’s ...

Aurora offers $1 million for Middle Eastern students to study in Armenia

The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative in cooperation with Scholae Mundi Armenia will grant scholarships to students from Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt to study at the American University of Armenia (AUA). This scholarship fund (US $1 mln) is ...

Concert in New York marks 25th anniversary of Armenia’s UN membership

Concert dedicated to the 25th anniversary of Armenia’s membership in the UN was held in New York on March 16. Attending the event were Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian, UN Secretary António Guterres, heads of diplomatic missions ...

“The Food Bringer”, Arthur Sargsian, Dies After Hunger Strike

A man who delivered food last summer to anti-government gunmen occupying a police compound in Yerevan died on Thursday ten days after being released from prison following a 25-day hunger strike. Artur Sargsian, 49, passed away at Yerevan’s ...

Elections 2017: Political forces announce slogans, reveal platforms

Yelk bloc will run for parliament under the slogan “Election, change, victory.” They pledge to be innovative, to offer new solutions in the campaign, to be open and transparent. The alliance has decided to campaign in different regions of ...

Armenia open to normalizing relations with Turkey without preconditions, says Foreign Minister Nalbandian

Armenia is open to normalizing relations with Turkey without any preconditions, Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian said at a joint press conference with visiting Foreign Minister of Greece Nikos Kotzias. Minister Nalbandian said he hopes ...

Armenia To Open Consulate In Iraqi Kurdistan

By Emil Danielyan (RFE/RL)- President Serzh Sarkisian on March 13 gave the green light to the opening of an Armenian consulate general in Iraqi Kurdistan, underscoring Armenia’s growing ties to the region that enjoys considerable autonomy ...

Armenia Must Recognize Artsakh says ARF’s Manoyan

(Tert.am)—If Armenia recognizes the Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) Republic, the two Armenian states will be able to embark on a unification plan sometime in the near future, said Giro Manoyan, the Political Affairs Director of the Armenian Revoluti...