Topic: Armenia

By Taleen Babayan LOS ANGELES — Women’s empowerment took center stage at a benefit for the American University of Armenia (AUA)’s “Yes, Armenian Women Can!” campaign on Sunday, August 12, at the home of Alice and Ronald Altoon,[...]

ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. — Dedicated supporters of the American University of Armenia (AUA) gathered to promote the 100 Pillars of AUA campaign in an event hosted by Dr. Kris Mirzayan and Pamela Ascher Mirzayan on Saturday, August 10, at[...]

By Maria Azizian, M.D. FALMOUTH, Mass. — As any physician can tell you, one of the best and most rewarding aspects of this profession is the ability to make a positive change in peoples’ lives by helping them with their health[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan The first 100 days of Nikol Pashinyan’s government are puzzling as to the political realism of his government, on the one hand, and the existing global and strategic view of the issues, on the other. Nobody can[...]

By Raffi Bedrosyan My first trip to Armenia was not really to Armenia, but to Artsakh, known internationally as Nagorno Karabakh, right after the war with the Azeris ended in 1993 with victory for the Armenians. The united goodwill,[...]

NEW YORK — On July 20, a reception in honor of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan was held in the Ceremonial Hall of St. Vartan Cathedral. UN officials, ambassadors accredited in New York and members of the[...]

VIENNA and BERLIN — Music lovers in Europe are not surprised when they discover an Armenian or two among the performers in the orchestra or chorus on stage at a classical concert. Now and again there are special guest performances of[...]

POTSDAM, Germany — Last month a leading Armenian association made headlines in Germany, after it was formally announced that Armenian philanthropist Noubar Afeyan was donating 200,000 euros from the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative to a[...]

BRUSSELS, Belgium (RFE/RL) —Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan and his Azerbaijani counterpart Elmar Mammadyarov met for the first time late on Wednesday, July 11, to discuss ways of reviving the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process. The[...]

BRUSSELS (RFE/RL) — The European Union (EU) has praised Armenia for supporting its efforts to save the 2015 international agreement on Iran’s nuclear program despite the withdrawal of the United States. The issue was on the agenda of[...]