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The General Assembly of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) of Armenia, took place April 29-May 1 in Aghveran.

20th General Assembly of ARF Armenia Concludes in Aghveran

Assembly Stresses Importance of Unity, Elects New Supreme Council AGHVERAN, Armenia (A.W.)—The General Assembly of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) of Armenia, took place April 29-May 1 in Aghveran, during which the last 2 years of the Supreme Council’s activities were reviewed, [more...]

May 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

Armenia’s Investigative Committee said on April 28 that they will soon reveal more details about the explosion of a public transportation bus, which took place in Yerevan on the night of April 25 (Photo: Photolure)

Investigation into Yerevan Bus Explosion Continues

YEREVAN (A.W.)—Armenia’s Investigative Committee said on April 28 that they will soon reveal more details about the explosion of a public transportation bus, which took place in Yerevan on the night of April 25, killing two people and severely injuring eight others. Sona Truzyan, advisor to the [more...]

April 28, 2016 // 0 Comments

An Artsakh Defense Army soldier on the frontline

Azerbaijan Launches Attacks on NKR, Suffers Casualties

One NKR Serviceman Killed in Action STEPANAKERT, NKR (A.W.)—Armenian serviceman Hayk Minasyan (b. 1996) was killed in action on the Nagorno-Karabagh Republic (NKR/Artsakh) Line of Contact (LoC) on the night of April 26-27. Severe fire was recorded along the entire LoC, as Azerbaijani forces used [more...]

April 27, 2016 // 3 Comments

Artsakh soldiers on the front line

Two Armenian Servicemen Killed by Azerbaijani Fire on April 26

STEPANAKERT, NKR (A.W.)—Armenian servicemen Tigran Poghosyan (b. 1992) and Aram Arushanyan (b. 1972) were killed by Azerbaijani fire on the Nagorno-Karabagh Republic (NKR/Artsakh) Line of Contact (LoC) on April 26, according to a press statement released by the NKR Ministry of Defense (MoD). The [more...]

April 26, 2016 // 4 Comments

erdogan feature

Official Yerevan, ARF, ANCA Slam Erdogan’s April 24 Message

ISTANBUL, Turkey (A.W.)—Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan released a message on April 24 offering his condolences to the relatives of “Ottoman Armenians, who lost their lives under the tragic conditions of the First World War.” The message has been strongly criticized by official [more...]

April 26, 2016 // 5 Comments

A public transportation bus in Yerevan exploded on the night of April 25 )Photo: Yerkir)

Bus Explosion in Yerevan (Update)

YEREVAN (A.W.)—A public transportation bus in Yerevan exploded on the night of April 25 at 9:51 p.m. local time, killing at least one person and injuring several others, reported a number of news outlets in Armenia. The explosion took place on public bus number 63 on Halabyan St., according to [more...]

April 25, 2016 // 2 Comments

Two Armenians were killed in attacks on the Armenian districts of Aleppo

Two Armenians Killed in Aleppo Missile Attack

ALEPPO, Syria (A.W.)—On April 25, two Armenians were killed in attacks on the Armenian districts of Aleppo, which specifically targeted the Sulaymaniyah district. Avedis Torosian (b. 1966) and George Tashjian (b. 1982) were killed in a rocket attack by militant opposition groups; several others [more...]

April 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

A scene from the Tblisi protest (Photo: Armenian Community of Georgia)

Armenians Commemorate Genocide in Tbilisi, Javakhk

Protest against Turkish Denial TBILISI, Georgia (A.W.)—Tbilisi Armenians held a protest in Avlabari (Havlabar)—long known as the center of Armenian life in Old Tbilisi—demanding justice for the Armenian Genocide. The protest was originally scheduled to take place in front of the Turkish [more...]

April 25, 2016 // 1 Comment

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