Armenia & Karabakh

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Faith in Christianity remains vital for the survival and prosperity of the Armenian people, Catholicos Karekin II, the supreme head of the Armenian Apostolic Church, insisted on Friday as he celebrated a Christmas mass[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach, special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — Films are not only for entertainment, but may have the power to change political reality. This is certainly the case with “Aghet” by director Eric Friedler. First[...]

By Emanuele Cassano Mariam is 31 and the mother of three daughters. She comes from Armavir in western Armenia. Even after the birth of her second daughter she continued to follow her dream, trusting in the probability theory: to have a[...]

PARIS — The 180th anniversary of the birth of Ottoman-Armenian composer Dikran Tchouhadjian will be marked in March. The author, an actor, musician, producer and director, is director of the Dikran Tchouhadjian International Institute[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — The secretary general of the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) on December 29 condemned as “provocative” an armed incident on Armenia’s border with Azerbaijan which left three[...]

YEREVAN (Phys.org) — Astronomers from the Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory in Armenia have discovered a strong outburst of the embedded young stellar object (YSO) designated UKIDSS-J185318.36+012454.5. This newly detected event could[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — The United States called on Armenia and Azerbaijan to avoid ceasefire violations as it announced the appointment of its new chief negotiator in the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process on Friday. The US Embassy in Yerevan[...]

YEREVAN — Prime Minister Karen Karapetian received US Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills on December 28. The two discussed issues related to U.S.-Armenia relations and exchanged views on cooperation in the Government’s anticorruption[...]

YEREVAN — On the occasion of the New Year, President Serzh Sargsyan of Armenia delivered the following speech: Dear Compatriots, Year 2016 becomes history; it was the 25th year of the reestablishment of our independence. It was a period[...]

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) – A court in Armenia has upheld the life sentence for the Russian soldier Valery Permyakov, who had killed seven members of a family in the city of Gyumri, RIA Novosti reported Monday, December 19. The[...]

YEREVAN — On Tuesday, December 12, a new online news service was launched in Armenia, Hay Dzayn. Behind this voice is the Armenian Democratic Liberal Party (ADL), who are keeping pace with contemporary developments in journalism. The[...]