YEREVAN / PHNOM PENH (Cambodia) — Eileen Khatchadourian Terzian-Sörmark is an award-winning performer and composer who was born in Beirut in 1978 to an Armenian-Lebanese family of musicians. She has performed in Beirut, Istanbul,[...]

Since the beginning of the Cold War, Turkey has been the beneficiary of the East-West confrontation. The oft-used phrase that Turkey was a bulwark of democracy against Soviet expansionism is a euphemism for the actual mission that Ankara[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenians can safely use an Azerbaijani-controlled section of the main highway that connects Armenia to Iran, a senior security official in Yerevan insisted on Monday, November 1. The 21-kilometer section is part of[...]

BERLIN (Combined Sources) — Dogan Akhanli, a fighter for human rights in Turkey and worldwide, and an active proponent of the recognition of the Armenian Genocide died on October 31 from lung cancer. He was 64. In 2018, he was awarded[...]

MOSCOW — In October, Armenian soprano Mané Galoyan won the second prize at the Operalia 2021 world opera competition. Galoyan shared the second award with tenors Bekhzod Davronov (Uzbekistan) and Jonah Hoskins (US). Russian[...]

ATHENS (Panorama.am) — The government of Greece on October 25 declared Turkish-Armenian author and intellectual Sevan Nisanyan “persona non grata.” Nisanyan had left Greece for a trip to Albania where he learnt about the decision of[...]

By Melissa Eddy BERLIN (New York Times) — A criminal court in Munich sentenced a German convert to Islam to 10 years in prison on Monday, October 25, finding the woman guilty of supporting the Islamic State in Iraq and a crime against[...]

How far can President Recep Tayyip Erdogan push his demand for the Zangezur Corridor? On October 26 he was scheduled to head to Azerbaijan to attend the inauguration of an airport in Varanda, which was taken over by Azerbaijani forces[...]

MOSCOW (RFE/RL) — Armenia and Azerbaijan cannot end their simmering border disputes without Russian mediation and mutual concessions, according to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin commented on the aftermath of last year’s war in[...]

LOS ANGELES — The Promise Armenian Institute at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA — The Promise Armenian Institute is pleased to announce that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Armenian Film Foundation (AFF) to collaborate[...]

YEREVAN — Lyrical soprano and pianist Shake Makarian (born in 1931 in Kerman, Iran) occupies a place in the history of Iranian opera and classical music. She is the daughter of Araks Makarian (1907-2010), an active figure in the[...]