International

ROME (Armenpress) — The Azerbaijani caviar diplomacy became a criminally punishable act for the first time. The Italian Rai TV Channel broadcast a report on Italian Member of Parliament Luca Volontè’s pro-Azerbaijani activity and[...]

ALEPPO, Syria (Guardian) — Almost 150 civilians have been killed in a week of intense violence in the besieged eastern half of Aleppo, activists said as violence continued to grip Syria’s former industrial capital. The latest casualty[...]

ISTANBUL (Combined Sources) — Turkish human rights lawyer Levent Piskin was arrested on Monday, November 14 during a dawn raid at his Istanbul home, after visiting in prison the leader of the pro-Kurdish HDP Party, Selahattin Demirtas.[...]

ISTANBUL (Armenpress) —UN Special Rapporteur David Kaye met with the members of the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) in Turkey on November 15, Turkish Demokrathaber.net informs. In the meeting with Garo Paylan and two[...]

MONTE VIDEO, Uruguay (Agencia Prensa Armenia) — The Uruguayan ruling party, Broad Front (Frente Amplio) expressed its “solidarity” with the People’s Democratic Party (HDP) and with the “victims of the indiscriminate[...]

BERLIN (Armenpress) — Germany’s Foreign Minister met his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu in Turkey last week, Deutsche Welle reports. At the end of the meeting the Ministers participated in a press conference. Steinmeier expressed[...]

STRASBOURG, France (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Armenia’s Government Representative before the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) Gevorg Kostanyan said on Monday, November 7 that the Court will rule next year on a case brought by the[...]

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff BOSTON — On Friday, October 28, a new movement was launched in the Armenian world, one that aims to reshape how Armenians think of themselves and one in which they can join hands across the[...]

NEW YORK — On October 24, the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) — in partnership with the Permanent Mission of Armenia to the United Nations and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) — organized a flashmob by the[...]

STRASBOURG, France (Public Radio of Armenia) — The fourth Václav Havel Human Rights Prize – which honors outstanding civil society action in defense of human rights — has been awarded to Yazidi human rights activist Nadia Murad. The[...]

PARIS — The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has included the Armenian city of Dilijan among its Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC), the organization said in a statement. Dilijan thus[...]