BEIJING (RFE/RL) — Chinese President Xi Jinping reportedly reaffirmed China’s desire to deepen political, economic and cultural ties with Armenia when he met with Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan in Beijing on Tuesday, May 14. “Xi[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Islamist militants operating in Syria and Iraq could flock to Azerbaijan in case of a major escalation of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan claimed on Friday, May 17. “There are[...]

ATHENS ( — Istanbul-Armenian writer, linguist, reporter and columnist Sevan Nisanyan, who fled Turkey in 2017 after breaking out of prison, has been granted Armenian citizenship. “I received my Armenian passport and[...]

LONDON (BBC) — Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will not play in the Europa League final against Chelsea on May 29. It is understood the Armenian, 30, feared for his safety on the pitch in Baku, Azerbaijan. “Having considered all[...]

By Erdag Göknar Orhan Pamuk’s Photographs emerge from a specific and recurring moment. As much as they capture subtle aspects of Istanbul geography in and around the iconic confluence of the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn, they also[...]

BERLIN — A central feature of the events organized every year by the Armenian community on April 24 is the demand that Turkey acknowledge the genocide. The AGA, a Working Group for Recognition, held a vigil on April 27 in front of the[...]

WIESBADEN, Germany — Two years ago, a group of six young Armenian artists came to Wiesbaden, Germany to exhibit their works at the Haus der Heimat.[...]

PARIS ( — A sculpture from Charles Aznavour’s collection was put up for auction for 2.5 million euros, Le Figaro reported on May 14. According to the source, two works by one of the most famous representatives of modern art,[...]

DAMASCUS ( — Six people, including five children, were killed as a result of a terrorist attack in the city of Scalbiyah in the north-west of the Syrian Hama province on May 14, SANA reported. According to the Armenian-language[...]

LUXEMBOURG CITY, Luxembourg (Armenpress) — Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan and Prime Minister of Luxembourg Xavier Bettel on May 13 discussed a broad scope of cooperation, including issues of organization of business forums[...]

ISTANBUL ( — Cases of forcible religious conversion continue in Turkey. This time an Armenian teen was converted to Islam on live television on May 14. During his religious TV program, Turkish theologian Nihat Hatipoglu violated[...]