Topic: International

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[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Russian President Vladimir Putin telephoned Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Monday, July 23, to discuss close ties between their countries and the future of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). Putin also had[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenian officials are also to blame for a Russian military exercise that scared residents of a village in the northwestern Shirak province, Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan said on Sunday. His remarks contrasted with[...]

NICOSIA, Cyprus (Armenpress) — Armenia’s Minister of Diaspora Mkhitar Hayrapetyan, who is in Cyprus on an official visit, on July 24 met with Photis Photiou, Presidential Commissioner for Humanitarian Issues and Overseas Cypriots.[...]

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[...]

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[...]