Armenia & Karabakh

STEPANAKERT (Public Radio of Armenia) — President Serzh Sargsyan participated on May 9 in the festive events in Stepanakert and Shushi dedicated to Victory Day, the 25th anniversary of the creation of the Defense Army of Artsakh and[...]

YEREVAN — The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Parliamentary Assembly President Christine Muttonen (MP, Austria) and Special Representative on the South Caucasus Kristian Vigenin (MP, Bulgaria) expressed regret[...]

STEPANAKERT (Public Radio of Armenia) — Artsakh Defense Army Private Mher Arzumanyan, 20, was killed by Azerbaijani fire during the protection of one of the military units located in the southern direction of the army on April 28. A[...]

YEREVAN — On April 21 and 22, the American University of Armenia (AUA) organized and hosted a conference on the empowerment of girls and women in Armenia. The two-day event brought together students, faculty, civil society[...]

ECHMIADZIN — On April 24, religious ceremonies were held both in Yerevan and Holy Echmiadzin. Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, visited Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex along with President Serzh Sargsyan,[...]

The two comedians from Armenia write and perform their own satirical news show, called “ArmComedy,” three times a week on the ArmNews TV channel. They have had many prominent guests on their show, including Armenian President Serzh[...]

ECHMIADZIN — On April 16, the Armenian Apostolic Holy Church solemnly celebrated the Feast of the Glorious Resurrection of Jesus Christ. On the occasion of the feast, Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians;[...]

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — Armenia Airlines has officially launched direct flights between Yerevan and Beirut. Representatives of both countries say the event is of landmark importance for the development of bilateral[...]

YEREVAN (AFP) —  A gleaming white structure topped with seven domes, set to be the world’s biggest Yazidi temple, is being built in a tiny village in Armenia. Long persecuted, most recently by Islamic jihadists in Iraq, the[...]

YEREVAN — A new international postage stamp will be issued in May by Haypost, Armenia’s national postal operator, in cooperation with the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative, and it will feature the image of Marguerite Barankitse, the[...]

  NEW YORK — Human Rights Watch (HRW), the New York-based humanitarian organization, in February released a report on the fate of children in Armenian orphanages, especially those who are mentally or physically handicapped. The[...]