President Bako Sahakyan lays flowers at the Shushi Tank Memorial (Photo: NKR President's Office)

Artsakh Celebrates 23rd Anniversary of Shushi Liberation

SHUSHI, NKR (A.W.)—On the 23rd anniversary of the Liberation of Shushi and Nagorno Karabagh Republic (NKR) Army Day, a number of celebratory events were held in Shushi on May 8. Artsakh (NKR) President Bako Sahakyan visited Shushi, where he laid flowers at the Shushi Tank Memorial, the restored [more...]

May 8, 2015 // 1 Comment

Arthur Berger, Senior Advisor to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, leads Armenian President Serge Sarkisian; His Holiness Karekin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians; the Armenian Foreign Minister and Minister of Diaspora Affairs; Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, the Primate of the Eastern Diocese; and others stand in front of a quote from Adolf Hitler that references the Armenian Genocide. (Photo: U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum)

Armenian President Visits U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

WASHINGTON—On May 6, Armenia’s President Serge Sarkisian visited the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum as part of his three-day trip to Washington, D.C. The president’s visit took place on the eve of commemoration activities in Washington marking the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. [more...]

May 8, 2015 // 5 Comments

Assistant U.S. Trade Representative Dan Mullaney and Armenia Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian signing the U.S.-Armenia Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA)

US-Armenia Sign Trade and Investment Framework Agreement

ANCA Welcomes Signing, Urges Negotiations for a New US-Armenia Double Tax Treaty WASHINGTON—Following years of Armenian-American advocacy and U.S.-Armenia diplomacy,  Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian and Assistant U.S. Trade Representative Daniel Mullaney on May 7 signed the [more...]

May 8, 2015 // 4 Comments

Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian

Nalbandian, Afeyan Hold Press Conference on Genocide Centennial

WASHINGTON (A.W.)—Armenia’s Foreign Affairs Minister Edward Nalbandian joined Noubar Afeyan, the chair of the National Commemoration of the Armenian Genocide Centennial (NCAGC) and co-founder of “100 LIVES,” in a telephone press call on May 7.  The two discussed various issues [more...]

May 7, 2015 // 0 Comments

A scene from the meeting

ARF Delegation Meets with President Sarkisian in DC

WASHINGTON (A.W.)—An Armenian Revolutionary Federation (ARF) delegation headed by ARF Bureau member Khatchig Mouradian met with Armenia’s President Serge Sarkisian on May 6. ARF Bureau member Khatchig Mouradian speaking during the May 6 meeting ARF Eastern Region Central Committee chair [more...]

May 6, 2015 // 37 Comments


Tuzla’s Camp Armen under Demolition

Says Paylan: ‘We will resist’ ISTANBUL (A.W.)—Camp Armen, the former summer camp located in the Tuzla district of Istanbul, which provided asylum for Armenian orphans until 1983, underwent demolition this morning despite campaigns to stop its destruction, reported Agos. The Gedikpaşa [more...]

May 6, 2015 // 0 Comments


ARS Urgent Appeal: Aleppo Armenian Community in Crisis

The Armenian Relief Society (ARS) of Eastern USA calls on its members and supporters to aid the Armenian community of Aleppo, as the civil war in Syria enters a new and dangerous phase. The Armenian Relief Society remains faithful to its mission statement—providing aid ‘from the people to [more...]

May 5, 2015 // 2 Comments


Soccer: Managerial Change for the Armenian National Team

Special for the Armenian Weekly Following Armenia’s dramatic 2-1 qualifying defeat at the hands of Albania on March 29 at the Elbasan Arena, head coach Bernard Challandes tendered his resignation from his managerial position, a job he had held for just over one year. He vacates the post exactly [more...]

May 5, 2015 // 3 Comments

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