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ROYAL OAKS, Mich. — A perfect summer night and a rich collage of Armenian culture greeted guests as they arrived at the Royal Oak Farmers Market for the 9th Annual Armenia Fest, on July 16. Live Armenian folk and contemporary music from[...]

YEREVAN — President Serzh Sargsyan held a meeting at the Presidential palace on Monday with the representatives of the different segments of society and delivered the following address, in the wake of the end of the mass demonstrations:[...]

YEREVAN (news.am) — Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the violence used by police against journalists while dispersing a demonstration in Yerevan on the evening of 29 July. At least 12 journalists were injured. Plainclothes[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL and Armenpress) — A court in Yerevan on Tuesday allowed an Armenian law-enforcement agency to keep in pretrial detention four opposition politicians who were among the organizers of an anti-government demonstration[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — A 58-year-old man died on Tuesday three days after setting himself on fire during a demonstration held in Yerevan in support of opposition gunmen occupying an Armenian police station. The man, Kajik Grigorian, poured[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Three RFE/RL Armenian Service journalists were attacked by a large group of plainclothes men late on July 29, while they were covering clashes between riot police and protesters marching in support of armed gunmen who[...]

By Bryan Marquard OSTERVILLE, Mass. (Boston Globe) — Imagine that it’s late June in 2003 and you’re standing inside the Christmas Tree Shops in Yarmouth Port, those manors of merchandise that Chuck Bilezikian built into a sprawling[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — Thousands of demonstrators were marching in Yerevan late on July 25 in support of a group of gunmen who have occupied an Armenian police station for more than a week. The demonstrators chanted “unity” and[...]

WASHINGTON — The Armenian National Institute (ANI) mourns the passing of human rights activist Elie Wiesel (1928-2016), and recalls one of the most vocal opponents of the crime of genocide. Holocaust survivor, author, and Nobel Peace[...]

YEREVAN and FRESNO — Congressman Jim Costa from California’s 16th Congressional District toured the American University of Armenia (AUA) on July 20, as part of a four-day visit to Armenia, which included meetings with Armenian[...]

By Will Friedwald NEW YORK (Wall Street Journal) — The central image of the exhibition “Music for Moderns: The Partnership of George Avakian and Anahid Ajemian” shows the young couple traveling somewhere in Europe in 1949,[...]