Topic: Europe

THE HAGUE (CNN) — A church in the Netherlands is holding an around-the-clock service that has lasted more than 800 hours, to shield a family from deportation. Under Dutch law, police officers are not permitted to enter a church while a[...]

ROME — President Armen Sarkissian, who is in Italy on a working visit, on November 20 met with the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella. President Mattarella welcomed his colleague’s visit to Italy. In a cordial and warm[...]

AMSTERDAM (Public Radio of Armenia) — Two Armenian children, who have spent a decade growing up in the Netherlands, are set to be deported to Armenia after they came out of their hiding and reported to the authorities, Aljazeera[...]

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[...]

YEREVAN — Armenia has precious few natural resources to secure its future; it has no oil, gold or diamonds. Instead, it does have a young, educated population and that just might be enough to promise it a golden future. Seda Papoyan is[...]

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — A nation’s cultural cleansing is a destruction of its history, a “rape of its culture,” stated Tasoula Hadjitofi, on Friday, February 2, to an overflow crowd at the Zohrab Information Center of the[...]

AMSTERDAM and ANKARA (Combined Sources) — Turkey summoned the Dutch chargé d‘affaires to Ankara on Saturday, February 17, to express its unhappiness with a pair of proposed bills that would see the Netherlands recognize as genocide[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Observers were surprised when President Erdogan questioned the fair application of the Lausanne Treaty recently. In a visit to Athens in December, he asked for its revision, claiming that “the Muslim minorities[...]

YEREVAN — Armenian Greco-Roman wrestlers returned home to a hero’s welcome on August 23. At Zvartnots Airport the athletes were greeted by thousands of fans, relatives and officials. Reigning world and Olympic champ Artur Aleksanyan[...]