YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — A major earthquake struck Yerevan and surrounding areas on Saturday, February 13, causing many of their residents to rush out of their homes. The earthquake measured at magnitude 4.7 at its epicenter 8 kilometers[...]

The first president of the independent Republic of Armenia, Levon Ter-Petrosian, maintains that it was the Karabakh Movement in Armenia that brought down the Berlin Wall. If there is some exaggeration in that statement, we can agree on the[...]

By Vahan Zanoyan Much has been written about the conventional economic development challenges of Armenia: Infrastructure needs, energy security, export promotion, agricultural development, emphasis on specific sectors such as IT, direct[...]

YEREVAN (Japanese Embassy, Japanese Foreign Ministry)- On February 16, the government of Japan decided to extend an emergency grant of 3.6 million US dollars to Armenia in response to the humanitarian crisis caused by the armed conflict[...]

YEREVAN — Artsakh officials insist that tourists and foreign press are still welcome as details on recent reports of Russian peacekeepers preventing foreign journalists from entering the republic continue to emerge. The Artsakh[...]

Karine Khodikyan’s deft prose accomplishes something quite rare: it plumbs the depths of the human psyche and presents moral quandaries in realistic ways without being didactic. Her wonderfully dark tales limn the boundary between[...]

By David Phillips NEW YORK (Ahval) – On September 27, 2020, the Azerbaijani armed forces attacked Nagorno Karabakh (“Artsakh” in Armenian). They were backed by the Turkish military and jihadist mercenaries with armed drones,[...]

PHILADELPHIA, Penn. (Facebook) – A billboard recently appeared on the I-95 North freeway before the central Philadelphia exit stating “Azerbaijanis (and Turks) are ready to live in harmony with Armenians. ‘How about[...]

STEPANAKERT – David (Davit) Babayan is a familiar figure to those interested in the Artsakh Republic or Nagorno Karabakh. He has held various Artsakh government positions since 2000 and since 2013 has often acted as a governmental[...]

PRAGUE (PanARMENIAN.Net) — The Foreign Affairs Committee of the Czech Chamber of Deputies has slammed Azerbaijan’s failure to return the Armenian prisoners of war after the completion of hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh, the[...]

STEPANAKERT (Armenpress) — Azerbaijani authorities have barred a group of Armenian Christian pilgrims from entering the Dadivank monastery, demanding that from now on they should receive a manifest listing the identities of pilgrims[...]