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‘A New Beginning, a Just Armenia’: ARF Announces Election List, Campaign Motto

(A.W.)—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) has published the names of the party’s election list for the upcoming elections, ARF Parliamentary Faction secretary and election campaign manager Aghvan Vardanyan and ARF Parliamentary Faction ...

Dashnaktsutyun Sees ‘Serious’ Reforms In Armenia

The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (Dashnaktsutyun), a major party allied to President Serzh Sarkisian, praised on February 14 what it called sweeping political and economic reforms launched by Armenia’s government. “Something has really ...

New Bloc Hits Out At Opposition Rivals

(RFE/RL) The leaders of a pro-European electoral alliance formed recently by three Armenian opposition parties questioned on February 13 the opposition credentials of two other new blocs led by former Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian and businessman ...

Armenian PM ‘Allowed To Retain Post In 2018’

(RFE/RL)- Armenia’s recently amended constitution will not bar Prime Minister Karen Karapetian from retaining his post when it comes into force next year, a leading member of the ruling Republican Party (HHK) insisted on Feb 14. The constitut...

Azerbaijani Serviceman Captured by NKR Forces as Azerbaijan Attempts to Penetrate LoC

STEPANAKERT, NKR (A.W.)—An Azerbaijani serviceman was captured by Armenian forces after Azerbaijani forces attacked the northern direction of the Nagorono-Karabagh (Artsakh/NKR) Line of Contact (LoC) near Talish. According to a press ...

‘Yerablur’ Visit on 25th Anniversary of Armenia’s Armed Forces

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the creation of the Armenian Armed Forces, President Serzh Sargsyan, accompanied by Catholicos of All Armenians Garegin II, President of the NKR Bako Sahakian, and the highest leadership of the Republic, ...

Artsakh soldier killed in Azeri firing

The Azerbaijani side violated the ceasefire about 55 times at the line of contact with the Karabakh forces last night, the NKR Defense Ministry reports.  The rival mostly used firearms of different calibers as it fired over 430 shots in the ...

An unacceptable decision cannot be made on Nagorno-Karabakh – Armenia’s PM

Armenia’s Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan, held a press conference on Friday, January 13, to review his activities over the past four months.  Among the many issues, he addressed the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh. When asked if he supports the ...

OSCE Conducts Planned Monitoring of NKR LoC

MARTUNI, NKR (A.W.)— On Jan. 12, in accordance with the agreement reached with the authorities of the Nagorno-Karabagh Republic (NKR/Artsakh), the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Mission conducted a planned monitoring of ...

165 Armenian Servicemen Died in 2016

YEREVAN (A.W.) – A total of 165 Armenian servicemen—147 full-time soldiers and 18 volunteers—were killed in 2016, according to a new report released by Armenia-based Razm.info. April of 2016 marked the first time the Armenian Armed Forces and ...