YEREVAN (Armenpress) — President of Syria Bashar al-Assad hosted newly appointed ambassadors of Syria to Armenia, South Africa and Cuba, Sana reports. has been appointed Ambassador of Syria to Armenia.[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Member of the Armenian GrecoRoman wrestling team Varsham Boranyan participated in an international tournament in Spain, the Armenian National Olympic Committee reports, and won a bronze medal in the 71-kilogram[...]

YEREVAN — The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative announced that the 2018 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity ceremony, Aurora Dialogues and weekend of inspirational events, will take place June 8-10, 2018 in Armenia. Pre-eminent[...]

BERDZOR, Artsakh ( — The first school in Kashatagh, which connects Artsakh with the Republic of Armenia, was established in September 1994 in the district center of Berdzor with 25 students and dedicated teachers. Today, with a[...]

WASHINGTON — Armenian Assembly of America longtime trustee Elizabeth Agbabian, a respected leader in the Armenian American community, was awarded the Movses Khorenatsi Medal last month by Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan on the 99th[...]

WINCHESTER, Mass. — A dinner party on Saturday, June 10, at the home of Raffi and Nina Festekjian, raised $220,000 for Halo Trust’s Safe Steps for the People of Karabakh Campaign, surpassing expectations by the organizers. The goal is[...]

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) welcomes the receptive approach both the Government of Armenia and the overwhelming majority of the Armenian population have taken in[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) —  Armenia’s official  tourism website will be ready soon, Ara Khzmalyan,  tourism director at the Development Foundation of Armenia (DFA), announced, adding that the website is designed in a way that a person[...]

YEREVAN and BOSTON — This year’s commencement ceremonies celebrated a number of firsts for the American University of Armenia (AUA), including the inaugural AUA Presidential Commendation award, bestowed to Edward Avedisian. The award[...]

NEW YORK — On June 7, Swann Galleries’ held its biannual auction of Maps & Atlases, Natural History & Color Plate Books. Approximately two thirds of the lots offered fell into the category of maps and atlases, with strong[...]

YEREVAN — It was not the atmosphere we expected to find in a center for youngsters with autism: laughter rang out of one room where children were busily painting, while piano music sounded in another room, where two young lads were[...]