Armenia

YEREVAN – The 25th anniversary of the Peace of Art organization was celebrated at the Imperium Plaza in Yerevan on October 11 at an event called Toward Purpose. Writer and poet Mary Poghosyan, the host of the event, began by greeting[...]

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — For the multitude of guests who ventured to the St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral Complex and Diocesan Center on the evening of Thursday, October 7, it was a festive homecoming: a resumption of the vital[...]

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Armenia urged judges at a United Nations court Thursday, October 14, to order Azerbaijan to release Armenians detained during a six-week war last year and to stop promoting ethnic hatred. Azerbaijan urged[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Vano Siradeghyan, a once powerful Armenian politician and former government member, died at the age of 74 on October 15, more than two decades after fleeing the country to avoid prosecution on murder charges denied by[...]

YEREVAN — More than 300 students in the village of Getashen, located in the Armavir region of Armenia, celebrated the opening of their newly renovated school gymnasium on October 8. The large-scale renovation carried out by Children of[...]

WATERTOWN — The Armenian Museum of America re-opened in June with three floors of updated exhibitions including ancient and medieval artifacts, displays on folk instruments, and two contemporary art exhibits. At the same time, the museum[...]

YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Norway will provide a “significant batch” of the Moderna vaccine to Armenia, newly appointed Norwegian ambassador to Yerevan Helene Sand Andresen has revealed. Andresen made the remarks when presenting her[...]

STEPANAKERT (RFE/RL) — One Azerbaijani soldier was killed and six Armenian servicemen wounded in Nagorno-Karabakh in skirmishes reported late on Thursday, October 14. The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said that the soldier was killed by[...]

The adage that “my enemy’s enemy is my friend” does not always prove true. But in the case of India, it does. India and Pakistan have a longstanding dispute over the Jammu and Kashmir region. Both states are nuclear powers and the[...]

MOSCOW (RFE/RL) — Armenia is committed to further deepening commercial ties with Russia, its main ally and trading partner, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Tuesday, October 19. “The Russian Federation not only plays a key role[...]