Topic: International

By Raffi Bedrosyan In August 2018, US President Trump angrily announced that sanctions will be implemented against Turkey, and personally against the Turkish ministers of interior and justice. What was the reason for Trump’s fury? The[...]

Having survived an assassination attempt in my youth as a journalist, every case of violence against fellow journalists brings back painful memories. There are two categories of journalists: palace journalists and mission journalists.[...]

Until September 21, 1991, the last Armenian independent state was in Cilicia, which fell victim to the Mamelukes in 1375. Its ruler, King Leo VI, was taken as a captive to Egypt. Ever since then, Armenians had been seeking to re-establish[...]

By Barbara Merguerian With so many events to commemorate this year — the centennial of the first Armenian Republic and the 30th anniversary of the massive Spitak earthquake, to mention a few — it is important not to forget other[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan praised the current level of relations between Armenia and Georgia as he hosted his Georgian counterpart Mamuka Bakhtadze in Yerevan on Monday, September 10. Bakhtadze, who was[...]

Once again, the human conscience is bleeding when actions to stop a genocide become hostage to political expediency. Genocide, particularly in modern times, has become a convenient method or tool to expel or exterminate indigenous people[...]

BRUSSELS, Belgium — The members of the Belgian royal family visited Armenia on August 21 for a four-day stay. The palace has released – according to tradition – a video of the king kite-surfing in Armenia. The choice of holiday[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel described the Ottoman mass killings of Armenians as “heinous crimes against Armenians,” which “cannot and must not be forgotten.” Merkel, who arrived in Armenia from[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach While on tour in the South Caucasus last week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was walking a tightrope, in an attempt to carefully balance geopolitical, economic and human rights concerns. Though some critical[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) —China has built a state-of-the-art school in Yerevan where hundreds of Armenian children will study the Chinese language in addition to subjects taught in secondary and high schools across Armenia. The Chinese-Armenian[...]