Armenia & Karabakh

YEREVAN — The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative in cooperation with Scholae Mundi Armenia will grant one million dollars in scholarships to students from Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan and Egypt to study at the American University of Armenia[...]

By Narine Ghalechian YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — An activist with businessman Gagik Tsarukian’s electoral alliance has been stabbed and seriously wounded by men allegedly linked to the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (HHK), it emerged on[...]

YEREVAN (AP) — Protesters demonstrated Friday, March 17, for a second consecutive day over the death in prison of an opposition activist. More than 1,000 people gathered in downtown Yerevan to criticize the government and demand a proper[...]

YEREVAN — Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan received this week the founder of Tumo Center for Creative Technologies, Sam Simonian. The two men discussed issues related to the establishment of the Inter-University Center for Higher[...]

By Hripsime Mkrtchyan YEREVAN — A new type of battery, the Simple Liquids Battery (SLB), offers an ecofriendly, safe and easily-chargeable device for emergency power generation. SLBs offer safe, non-toxic, eco-friendly electric power[...]

YEREVAN (Panorama) — Armenia’s Tourism Development Fund, in cooperation with the State Committee for Tourism, has organized Armenian Brandy Festival in Tsaghkadzor on May 7. The Press Service of the festival announced: “The companies[...]

YEREVAN — On March 21, at a ceremony held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Yerevan, representatives of Armenia and the European Union signed an agreement for closer ties. Representing the Republic of Armenia were Garen Nazarian,[...]

By Bryant Rousseau YEREVAN (New York Times) — Children in Armenia start thinking about their careers at a very young age — around six months or so. When an infant’s first tooth arrives, typically in four to seven months, a[...]

ISTANBUL (Agos) —Selina Dogan, a member of Turkey’s parliament representing the CHP (Republican People’s Party), last week commemorated Armenian writers and thinkers Elbis Gesaratsyan, Sirpuhi Düsap, Zabel Asadur, Zabel Yesayan[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — President Serzh Sargsyan on Monday gave the green light to the opening of an Armenian consulate general in Iraqi Kurdistan, underscoring Armenia’s growing ties to the region that enjoys considerable autonomy within[...]

BAKU (RFE/RL) — Azerbaijan has made clear that it will not allow the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) to deploy monitors on the Armenian-Azerbaijani frontlines around Nagorno-Karabakh. “In the absence of[...]