Topic: Karabakh war 2020

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Armenia urged judges at a United Nations court Thursday, October 14, to order Azerbaijan to release Armenians detained during a six-week war last year and to stop promoting ethnic hatred. Azerbaijan urged[...]

STEPANAKERT (RFE/RL) — One Azerbaijani soldier was killed and six Armenian servicemen wounded in Nagorno-Karabakh in skirmishes reported late on Thursday, October 14. The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said that the soldier was killed by[...]

YEREVAN — In a country with few resources, no life insurance or hefty pensions, the families of soldiers who were killed or severely injured in war are often left bereft of everything after paying the ultimate price of the loss or[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia’s National Security Service (NSS) has refused to shed more light on corruption charges brought by it against former Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan, two generals and an arms dealer arrested in recent[...]

VATICAN — Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II traveled to Rome this week to take part in a conference and ecumenical gathering, organized by the Roman Catholic Community of Sant’Egidio: the international association of lay Roman[...]

BERLIN — As the tensions between Azerbaijan and Armenia escalated in Summer 2020, it became clear to some think tanks and specialists in Germany that this was a kind of proxy conflict. Behind the historical conflict between the two[...]

BOSTON — A new organization seeks to provide an online fundraising platform that according to its co-founder, Adam Kablanian, hopes to bridge the gap between the diaspora and soldiers and their families in Armenia through regular[...]

The second part of this headline has been borrowed from Rev. Abraham Hartunian’s memoirs on the Genocide, Neither to Laugh Nor to Weep, because it reflects and defines the mood in Armenia today. In preparation for the forthcoming 30th[...]

ITHACA, N.Y. —  Ever since the beginning of last year’s war, one thing on the minds of most Armenians in the homeland and Diaspora, aside from the loss of life and territory, has been the fate of Armenian heritage sites — churches,[...]

MOSCOW (RFE/RL) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov expressed hope on Friday, September 3, that Armenia and Turkey will normalize their relations after last year’s war in Nagorno-Karabakh. “Now that the groundwork has[...]