Topic: Europe

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[...]

SOFIA, Bulgaria (Armenpress) — Dilyana Gaytandzhieva, a Bulgarian journalist who published a scandalous report on Azerbaijani state-run airline’s supply of weapons to different unsettled parts of the world under the cover of diplomatic[...]

BERLIN — Deciphering the behavior of the President is a challenging task, and not only in the United States. Narcissism, paranoia and megalomania are the terms the psychiatrist would use to describe the brand of personality disorders[...]

GENEVA (The Bookseller) — A Turkish publisher and a Turkish publishing house — Turhan Gunay of Cumhuriyet Books and the multilingual publishing house Evrensel — have been named joint winners of the 2017 International Publishers[...]

YEREVAN (ARKA) – French-Armenian director Robert Guédiguian’s 2017 film, “La Villa,” will be entered in the 74th Venice Film Festival, according to the festival’s official website. “La Villa” (titled “The House by the[...]

BERLIN — If Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan thought he could celebrate the first anniversary of the attempted coup by cementing his dictatorial rule at home and intimidating allies abroad, he made a serious miscalculation, which[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Member of the Armenian GrecoRoman wrestling team Varsham Boranyan participated in an international tournament in Spain, the Armenian National Olympic Committee reports, and won a bronze medal in the 71-kilogram[...]

By Nikolaj Nielsen BRUSSELS (EU Observer) — European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker has warned against Turkey reimposing the death penalty. Juncker in Germany’s Bild am Sonntag newspaper has said the move would[...]

LYON, France (Armenpress) — The city council of the city of Lyon has elected 67-year-old Georges Kepenekian as the 35th mayor of the city during the July 17 session, Le Figaro reports. His candidacy was proposed by former Lyon Mayor [...]

BERLIN — If the Armenians were the ones who suffered the greatest losses in the 1915 genocide, they were not alone. Other Christian minorities in the Ottoman Empire were targeted, among them the Arameans, Assyrians, Chaldeans and Greeks.[...]