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Yerevan-based lragir.am published this photo of Armenian serviceman Albert Postolokyan. The Armenian Weekly could not confirm its authenticity.

Twenty-Year-Old Armenian Serviceman Dead; Details Unclear

STEPANAKERT, NKR (A.W.)—Armenian serviceman Albert Postolokyan (b. 1996) was fatally shot at his army unit on the northeastern direction (Martakert) of the Nagorno-Karabagh (Artsakh/NKR) Line of Contact (LoC) on the night of Dec. 7-8. Though the NKR Defense Ministry has announced that the details [more...]

December 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Armen Rustamyan (Photo: PanArmenian Photo)

Rustmayan: No Truth to Reports of ARF Armenia-Diaspora Rift

  YEREVAN (A.W.) – The leader of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) Parliamentary Faction and member of the ARF Bureau Armen Rustamyan refuted the rumors that the ARF in Armenia would no longer receive funding from ARF bodies in diaspora. Armen Rustamyan (Photo: PanArmenian Photo) [more...]

December 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

(L to R) Ambassador John Evans, Artsakh representative Robert Avetisyan, Artsakh PM Arayik Harutyunyan

Artsakh’s 25th Anniversary Marked with Capitol Hill Celebration

WASHINGTON—Artsakh’s (Nagorno-Karabagh/NKR) Prime Minister Arayik Harutyunyan joined with members of the Congressional Armenian Caucus, Armenian American community leaders, and the Armenian and Artsakh representations in Washington, D.C. at the Dec. 6 Capitol Hill celebration of the [more...]

December 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

UN Ambassador Samantha Power

Obama’s UN Envoy Refers to Armenian Genocide

WASHINGTON (AP)—Has the Obama administration quietly recognized the World War I-era killing of Armenians as genocide? UN Ambassador Samantha Power The term has long been taboo for U.S. officials, including President Barack Obama, who have instead talked of mass atrocity and historical tragedy. [more...]

December 6, 2016 // 6 Comments

Gagik Tsarukyan

Gagik Tsarukyan to Return to Armenian Politics

YEREVAN (A.W.)—The former leader of the opposition Prosperous Armenia Party (PAP), Gagik Tsarukyan, is returning to Armenian politics, PAP chair and head of its parliamentary faction, Naria Zohrabyan told reporters on Dec. 5. Gagik Tsarukyan (Photo: PAP) While Zohrabyan said that Tsarukyan will [more...]

December 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

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