Armenian-American Drummer Sib Hashian of Boston Fame Dies at 67

LYNNFIELD, Mass. (A.W.)—Sib Hashian—the Armenian-American former drummer of the band Boston—died after collapsing onstage on the night of March 22, aboard the Legends of Rock Cruise in the Western Caribbean. Hashian was of Armenian and Italian ancestry and lived in Lynnfield, Mass. Born on [more...]

March 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Ter-Petrosyan Reiterates Call for Compromise on Artsakh

  YEREVAN (A.W.)—Former Armenian President Levon Ter-Petrosyan reiterated his support for a compromise solution to the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh) conflict, saying there can be “no other solution” in a March 21 interview with Armenian Public Television. Levon Ter-Petrosyan (Photo: [more...]

March 22, 2017 // 6 Comments

Belgian Parliamentarians Visit Artsakh, Meet with Foreign Minister

  STEPANAKERT, Artsakh (A.W.)— On March 20, a delegation of Members of the Belgian Federal and Brussels Regional Parliament met with Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabagh) Republic Foreign Minister Karen Mirzoyan, reported Artsakh’s Foreign Ministry. A scene from the meeting with the Artsakh Foreign [more...]

March 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

‘The Bringer of Bread’ Laid to Rest in Yerevan

  YEREVAN (A.W.)— On March 22, hundreds gathered for the funeral of “the bringer of bread,” Artur Sargsyan, who was laid to rest at Shahumyan Cemetery. The crowd accompanying Sargsyan’s body applauded and chanted Sargsyan’s name throughout the funeral procession that ended at the [more...]

March 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

Six Suspects Detained in Dink’s Murder Case

  ISTANBUL, Turkey (A.W.)— Six journalists were detained on March 21 as part of an ongoing investigation into the murder of Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu Agency reported. A scene from the 2017 Istanbul commemoration of Hrant Dink’s assassination [more...]

March 21, 2017 // 1 Comment

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

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