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International Blogger Forum Takes Place in Artsakh

  STEPANAKERT, Artsakh (A.W.)— About 30 journalists from 11 different countries gathered in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh) for a forum organized by the Artsakh Union of Journalist in conjunction with Artsakhakertum NGO, Artsakh-based Artsakhpress reported. A scene from the forum (Photo: [more...]

March 20, 2017 // 0 Comments

Lapshin to Appeal Extradition Case

MINSK, Belarus (A.W.)—Russian-Israeli blogger Alexander Lapshin has appealed the decision of the Belarusian Prosecutor General’s Office on his extradition to Baku. The closed session will take place on Jan. 26. Alexander Lapshin Meanwhile, Armenian Human Rights Defender (Ombudsman) Armen [more...]

January 25, 2017 // 1 Comment

Garo Paylan Appeals to Constitutional Court Over Suspension

ANKARA, Turkey (A.W.)—Armenian member of Turkish Parliament Garo Paylan of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) appealed to the Constitutional Court on Jan. 16 for interrupting his speech and his suspension from Parliament for mentioning the Armenian Genocide, Istanbul-based Agos newspaper [more...]

January 18, 2017 // 1 Comment

Lavrov Opposes Lapshin’s Extradition

Lavrov: ‘Russia Is Opposed to the Criminalization of Visits by Journalists or Other People to This Territory or Other Territories in Different Regions’ Sergey Lavrov MOSCOW, Russia (A.W.)— Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters that Russia opposes and will act to prevent the [more...]

January 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

ARF Delegation Meets with NKR President in Stepanakert

STEPANAKERT, NKR (A.W.)—Representatives of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) met with Nagorno-Karabagh Republic (Artsakh/NKR) Bako Sahakyan on Jan. 12 in Stepanakert. Representatives of the ARF met with NKR PResident Bako Sahakyan on Jan. 12 in Stepanakert. ARF Bureau representative [more...]

January 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

AYF-YOARF Seeks 2017 AYF Internship Director

  WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian Youth Federation Youth Organization of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (AYF-YOARF) Eastern Region is seeking an able, qualified, and driven Director for the 2017 AYF Internship in Armenia program that will take place June 19-Aug. 20. Interns will be [more...]

January 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

Astronomers in Armenia Make New Discovery

  BYURAKAN, Armenia—Astronomers from the Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory in Armenia have discovered a strong outburst of the embedded young stellar object (YSO) designated UKIDSS-J185318.36+012454.5. The researchers presented their discovery in a paper published on Dec. 30 on the arXiv [more...]

January 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

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