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Ter-Petrosian Vows To Back Government On Karabakh Peace

Armenia - Former President Levon Ter-Petrosian addresses a convention of his Armenian National Congress (HAK) in Yerevan, 17Dec2016. (RFE/RL)-  Opposition leader Levon Ter-Petrosian has expressed readiness to help President Serzh Sarkisian ...

Time to Cure Armenia from ‘Levon the Virus’

Levon Ter-Petrosyan (Photo: hraparak.am) By Haig Kayserian  It is truly a sad reality that Levon Ter-Petrosyan’s name remains a relevant part of the Armenian political vernacular. The first President of Armenia’s current ...

Russian Ambassador to Turkey Shot Dead in Ankara

The man on the right, identified as the shooter, stands over the body of Ambassador Andrey Karlov (Photo: Getty Images) ANKARA (Hurriyet Daily News)—Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, Andrey Karlov, was shot dead at an art exhibition in the ...

Germany’s Highest Court Rejects Complaints Against Bundestag’s Recognition of the Armenian

A scene from German consideration of the Armenian Genocide in June. (Photo: EAFJD) BERLIN, Germany (A.W.)—Germany’s highest court rejected a number of complaints against the decision by the country’s parliament recognize the Armenian ...

Armenia Needs Syrian Migrants, Says Prime Minister Karapetyan

Armenia’ government will do its best to ensure that the thousands of ethnic Armenian refugees from Syria stay in their ancestral homeland for good, Prime Minister Karen Karapetian said on Thursday. “We will provide every support to all those ...

Armenian Parliament Allows Party Switching

(RFE/RL)- The Armenian parliament voted on December 16 to allow its members to formally defect from political parties that helped them win parliament seats. The National Assembly also empowered parliamentary factions to expel dissident deputies ...

Two Armenian Ministers in New Lebanese Cabinet: Avedis Gidanian of the ARF Appointed State Minister of Tourism

BEIRUT, Lebanon (A.W.)—The formation of a new Lebanese government—which will be headed by  was announced Saad Hariri—was announced on Dec. 18, which includes two members of the Lebanese-Armenian community. Armenians Avedis Gidanian of the ...

Third Online Conference of Armenian Researchers, Students in China a Success

NANJING, China—The Third Online Conference of Armenian Researchers and Students in China was held on November 27, 2016. The goal of the Conference is to help establish contacts between Armenian researchers and students in China, consolidate this ...

‘We Are Egyptian Armenians’ – a film about the history of the Armenian community

The documentary ‘We Are Egyptian Armenians,’ directed by Waheed Sobhi, relays the history of the Armenian community in Egypt as recounted by many of its members and supported with archival materials including photos, videos and paintings. The ...