Former Artsakh Defense Minister Denies Arms Smuggling

  YEREVAN (A.W.)— Former Artsakh Defense Minister and opposition figure Samvel Babayan denied smuggling weapons to Armenia from Georgia, his lawyer said on March 23. Samvel Babayan (Photo: Photolure) The National Security Service (NSS) of Armenia said that it had “credible information” [more...]

March 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

ARF’s Vardanyan Criticizes Other Parties and Blocs Ahead of Election

  Vardanyan: ‘The ARF Has Been the Only One to Instill Systemic Changes in the Country’ ARARAT PROVINCE, Armenia (A.W.)— On March 23, Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) candidates held a campaign rally in the Ararat province, ahead of the April 2 Parliamentary elections. Vardanyan [more...]

March 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

More than 1,200 Photos, 184 Videos Submitted to Aurora Competition

YEREVAN —A total of 1,237 photos have been submitted for the Aurora Photo Competition from 48 countries including Armenia, Russia, United States, Argentina, Columbia, Thailand, Georgia and many others. Jury chair John Stanmeyer (Photo: World Press Photo) Meanwhile, 184 films from 27 countries [more...]

March 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

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 // 4 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 // 7 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

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