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Election Campaign Kicks Off in Armenia

(ArmRadio)—The campaign for the parliamentary elections kicked off in Armenia on March 6. The nine political forces running in the elections will present their election platforms from March 5 to 31. Five political parties and four blocs will ...

Yerevan Gunmen’s Backer Again Freed

Artur Sargsian accused of aiding anti-government gunmen who seized a police compound in Yerevan last year was again released from custody on March 6 following a 25-day hunger strike. Armenia’s Office of the Prosecutor-General ordered Sargsian...

ARF Kicks Off 2017 Parliamentary Election Campaign

‘A New Beginning, a Just Armenia’: ‘Unlike Many Others, [the ARF is] a Party with an Ideology, a Program, a System of Values, and Experience,’ Says Aghvan Vardanyan YEREVAN (Armenian Weekly)—The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) ...

Artsakh Forces Down Israeli-Made Azerbaijani Drone

  The Artsakh Defence Ministry released photos of the Azerbaijani drone shot down by Karabakh forces on Saturday. STEPANAKERT—The Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Air Defence Forces on Saturday downed an Azerbaijani drone, reported the Artsakh ...

Rex Tillerson hails Armenia’s peacekeeping efforts, pledges support for Karabakh peace process

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian had a phone conversation with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. The parties discussed a wide range of issues on the agenda of bilateral cooperation including expansion of trade relations and a number ...

Deadly Fighting Reported In Karabakh: Artsakh Forces Quell Major Azerbaijani Attack 

Ceasefire violations around Nagorno-Karabakh dramatically intensified early on February 25, with Karabakh’s Armenian-backed military saying that it repelled major Azerbaijani attacks at two sections of the frontline. Azerbaijan’s Defence ...

ANCC: Axe murderer still considered a hero in Azerbaijan

  The Armenian National Committee of Canada (ANCC) called upon the international community to pressure Azerbaijan to respect its international promise and imprison Ramil Safarov, the Azeri lieutenant responsible for the horrific murder of ...

Etchmiadzin brokers a Solution: Archbishop Aram Ateshian to Resign by March 15

An agreement on the elections of the Patriarch of Istanbul has been reached after two days of discussions at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin. Bishop Sahak Masalyan, General Vicar of the Patriarch of Istanbul Aram Ateshian and Primate of the ...

Former MP Jim Karygiannis visits the Ministry of Diaspora

Former MP Jim Karygiannis continued his visits in Artsakh and Armenia, where he is participating as an international observer for the Nagorno Karabakh constitutional referendum on February 20. In Stepanakert, Karygiannis met with Artsakh national ...

Yazidis Demand Seats In Armenian Parliament

  Armenia - Yazidi-Armenian activists protest in Yerevan against massacres of Yazidis in Iraq and other crimes against humanity, 11Sep2014. Leaders of the Yazidi community in Armenia have urged the authorities in Yerevan to organize a ...