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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 ...

National Geographic: Yerevan – a city for food lovers

Siranush Ghazanchyan armradio.am - The National Geographic magazine has listed Armenia’s capital Yerevan among the six “surprising food destinations.” “Yerevan is blooming. The capital of Armenia—a tiny country whose ...

Genocide Remarks, A Cause for Banishment of MP Garo Paylan

Istanbul-Armenian member of parliament, Garo Paylan, was temporarily banned from Turkey’s National Assembly after he used the term genocide to describe the deaths of Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Empire a century ago, officials said on ...

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 ...

French Senate to debate on issue of involving Turkish community in Armenian Genocide recognition process

  ARMENPRESS - France-Armenia friendship group will organize a conference at the French senate entitled “Involvement of Turkish community in Armenian Genocide recognition process” with the participation of Turkish representatives. ...

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 ...

Catholicos Aram I Celebrates Christmas Mass in Aleppo, Visits Damaged Institutions

ALEPPO, Syria (Asbarez)—His Holiness Aram I, Catholicos of the Great House of Cilicia, celebrated Christmas Mass on Jan. 6, with hundreds of community members from this city besieged by war flocking to St. Mary’s Armenian Church in the heart of ...

Cem Özdemir to Deliver Keynote Addresses at Hrant Dink Commemorations in Canada

TORONTO, Canada (A.W.)—The co-leader of Germany’s Green Party Cem Özdemir—a German Member of Parliament of Turkish origin and one of the initiators of the Armenian Genocide resolution that was approved by Germany’s Parliament (Bundestag) on ...

Armenian Prime Minister May Not Be Eligible for Upcoming Elections

YEREVAN (A.W.)—Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan may not be eligible to stand as a candidate in Armenia’s upcoming parliamentary elections, the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) acknowledged on Jan. 11, RFE/RL’s Armenian service Azatuty...