Topic: refugees

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Russia has allocated 10 million euros ($12.2 million) in financial assistance to thousands of ethnic Armenian residents of Nagorno-Karabakh who fled to Armenia during the recent war. The office of Deputy Prime Minister[...]

YEREVAN – Siranush Sargsian is from Sos village in Martuni, Artsakh. She has no news about the state of her home. She heard a lot about Azerbaijanis entering her friend’s homes, burning and destroying them. The[...]

As women and children pour in from Artsakh into eastern Armenian cities such as Goris, local hoteliers and residents stand ready to house, clothe, and feed them. GORIS, Armenia – In the wake of renewed hostilities in Artsakh, scores of[...]

BOSTON — Immigrants and their unique and vital contributions to the success of the US economy since the nation’s founding were the dominant themes of a program paying tribute to Dr. Noubar Afeyan, biotech innovator and philanthropist,[...]

By Colby Itkowitz WASHINGTON — When President Trump this week met human rights activist Nadia Murad, an Iraqi who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018 for speaking out about her agonizing torture and rape while in Islamic State[...]

WASHINGTON —  “At a time when bitterness and disaffection are on the rise, we have to come together to speak up against intolerance, xenophobia, and racism,” began Jorge Sampaio, former president of Portugal and a distinguished[...]

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch government performed an abrupt U-turn and said Saturday, September 8, that two Armenian children whose bid for asylum had been rejected could remain in the Netherlands. The decision came after the[...]