International

By Hagop Vartivarian NICOSIA, Cyprus — Writer and Armenian Democratic Liberal activist Smbad Devletian died here on March 24 at the age of 93. He was born on the Greek island of Lesbos in 1923, where his parents had fled to from Turkey.[...]

All week, the G-word has been rattling around the foreign ministries of the world. Ever since John Kerry — he of Israeli-Palestinian peace “in six months” fame — announced that Isis was committing genocide against Yazidis,[...]

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The Obama administration ordered the families of US military and diplomatic personnel to leave parts of southern Turkey on Tuesday, March 29, and warned US citizens against travel to the region amid mounting[...]

YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev will visit Yerevan on April 7 to attend a meeting of the Intergovernmental Council of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), the head of Armenia’s government said on[...]

YEREVAN (Mediamax) — Around 15 percent of households in Armenia have not had adequate food since 2010 and a significant proportion are at risk of becoming food insecure. This statistic was stated in the joint report of Armenian National[...]

YEREVAN (Mediamax) —The Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity is looking for 100 donors to donate $70,000 each for a total of $7,000,000 to help children in need. “The Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity is an expression of gratitude to[...]

ISTANBUL (Agos, Armepress) — While clashes and curfews continue in Diyarbakir, the Turkish cabinet took an urgent decision to expropriate Surp Giragos Church, the largest Armenian church in Middle East. Left to its own fate for years,[...]

ISTANBUL (PanARMENIAN.Net) — The Great House of Cilicia which had in April 2015 filed a lawsuit in Turkey’s Constitutional Court over regaining ownership of its historic headquarters in Sis, has submitted another application[...]

HOMS, Syria (PanARMENIAN.Net) — St. Mersrob Church and Sahakyan National College in Syria’s Homs will be renovated this summer, Primate of the Diocese of Damascus, Bishop Armash Nalbandian said at a meeting with Armenian families in[...]

MOSCOW (Armenpress) — Armenian President Serge Sargisian defeated the International Chess Federation (FIDE) President Kirsan Ilyumzhinov in an impromptu blitz chess game on March 15, Narek Nikoghosyan, assistant to the press secretary of[...]

MOSCOW — President Serge Sargisian on March 11 visited Moscow for official talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin. The leaders of the two strategic partner-states discussed a wide range of issues on the agenda of the[...]