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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...

Francois Hollande attends annual dinner with Armenians of France

(A.W.)— French President Francois Hollande attended an annual dinner with the Coordinating Council of Armenian Organizations of France (CCAF) for the last time as President of France on Feb. 9. During the dinner—which was also attended by the ...

Students Stage Silent Protests Against Genocide Denial Across U.S. and Canada

(A.W.)—Armenian students across the United States and Canada participated in the annual “Stain of Denial” silent protests on Feb. 9, against the continuous denial of the Armenian Genocide. The protests, which were coordinated by the ...

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 ...

ANCA issues statement on U.S. President Trump’s Immigration Order

The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) has issued a statement regarding the January 27, 2017, White House Executive Order on immigration, titled, “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States”. The ...

‘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, ...

Denmark’s Parliament adopts Armenian Genocide Resolution

The Parliament of Denmark voted 89 to 9 with 11 abstention today to adopt an Armenian Genocide resolution, according to the website of the Danish Parliament. On January 19 the Parliament had 2.5 hours of discussion on the document brought to ...

Canadian Senator Marcel Prud’homme, a staunch supporter of Armenian Genocide recognition passes away

  Marcel Prud’homme, the straight-talking former Canadian senator and Quebec MP whose career in federal politics spanned 45 years, has died at the age of 82. The Montreal-born politician entered federal politics in 1964 when he was ...

Armenia plans to sign air cooperation agreements with Canada

The Armenian Government plans to sign air communication agreements with the governments of Singapore and Canada. The agreements are aimed at the full regulation of relations with Singapore and Canada, the practical implementation of principles of ...