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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 ...

Capitol Hill viewing of “The Promise” draws capacity Congressional audience

A special Capitol Hill viewing of “The Promise” – the Armenian Genocide-era epic starring Christian Bale set for nationwide release on April 21st – drew a capacity crowd of Members of Congress, senior Congressional aides, coalition partners, ...

Reps. Trott and Schiff Spearhead Bipartisan Genocide Prevention Resolution

U.S. Representatives David Trott meets with Eric Esraelian and The Promise director Terry George. Legislation aims to apply lessons of the Armenian Genocide in preventing new atrocities across the Middle East U.S. Representatives David Trott ...

Hundreds Attend Armenian Activist’s Funeral

(RFE/RL)- Hundreds of people took part on March 22 in the funeral of Artur Sargsian, an Armenian activist who died last week while being prosecuted on charges of aiding opposition gunmen last summer. They applauded throughout the funeral procession ...

Ter-Petrosian Again Calls For Compromise Deal On Karabakh

(RFE/RL)- Former President Levon Ter-Petrosian has reaffirmed his strong support for a compromise solution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict that has been proposed by the United States, Russia and France for the past decade. “There can be no other ...

New EU-Armenia Deal Initialed In Yerevan

Armenia and the European Union formally initialed on March 21 the text of a new agreement on deepening their political and economic links. Their negotiations on the Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement (CEPA) were concluded ahead of ...

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 ...

Schiff calls for expanded aid to Artsakh and Armenia

Ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee Rep. Adam Schiff delivered powerful testimony on March 16 before key House foreign aid appropriators, calling for the expansion of U.S. assistance to Artsakh (Nagorno Karabakh) and Armenia, and ...

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 ...