ANCA DC Fly in for #NKPeace

ANCA Initiates Washington Advocacy Days for Artsakh Peace

Pro-Artsakh Advocates Flying to Nation’s Capital on Dec. 8-9 WASHINGTON—Grassroots supporters of the Nagorno-Karabagh Republic’s (NKR/Artsakh) search for peace will converge upon Washington, D.C., on Dec. 8 and 9 for a two-day Capitol Hill advocacy campaign organized by the [more...]

November 11, 2015 // 0 Comments

'A New Constitution, A New Beginning'

ARF Calls New Constitution an ‘Opportunity for a New Beginning’

YEREVAN (A.W.)—In its efforts to urge the citizens of Armenia to vote for the proposed constitution in the Dec. 6 national referendum, the Armenian Revolutionary Federation’s (ARF) Supreme Body of Armenia recently published a promotional pamphlet outlining the reasons for the party’s support [more...]

November 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

Hayastan All-Armenian Fund affiliates in the United States recently announced the launch of their joint fundraising campaign 'Our Home.'

Telethon 2015 to Benefit Artsakh Families

  LOS ANGELES—Hayastan All-Armenian Fund affiliates in the United States (Armenia Fund, Inc./Los Angeles and Armenia Fund USA/New York) recently announced the launch of their joint fundraising campaign “Our Home.” This innovative campaign will culminate with the live 12-hour broadcast of [more...]

November 10, 2015 // 2 Comments

Lavrov and Nalbandian in Yerevan (Photo: Photolure)

Lavrov Criticizes PACE on Karabagh

Says OSCE Co-Chairs Are the Authorized Mediators of Karabagh Conflict YEREVAN (A.W.)—Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergei Lavrov, in a joint press conference with his Armenian counterpart Edward Nalbandian in Yerevan on Nov. 9, said that the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe [more...]

November 10, 2015 // 2 Comments

Ilham Aliyev (Photo:

EU, Opposition Groups Criticize Azerbaijani Elections

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev’s ruling party won a landslide victory in the country’s Nov. 1 parliamentary elections, which were largely boycotted by the main opposition parties. According to Azerbaijan’s Central Election Commission, Aliyev’s Yeni Azerbaijan party won 70 seats [more...]

November 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

The crashed Antonov cargo plane (Photo: Charles Lomodong/AFP)

Five Armenian Nationals Killed in South Sudan Plane Crash

JUBA, South Sudan (A.W.)—A cargo plane crash-landed on Nov. 4 near South Sudan’s airport shortly after taking off, killing at least 36 people on board and on the ground, including five Armenian citizens, according to reports. The Armenian embassy in Egypt has confirmed that five of the six [more...]

November 4, 2015 // 1 Comment


ANCA Welcomes Talks on U.S.-Armenia Tax Treaty

Bilateral Accord Would Prevent Double Taxation of Profits WASHINGTON—The Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) welcomed the news that the negotiation of a U.S.-Armenia Double Tax Treaty, a longstanding ANCA policy priority, will be on the agenda of the upcoming U.S.-Armenia Economic Task [more...]

November 4, 2015 // 0 Comments

The overturned bus (Photo: RT)

Moscow-Yerevan Bus Crash Kills at Least 8

TULA, Russia—A passenger bus carrying 59 passengers and traveling from Moscow to Yerevan was involved in a tragic accident in the Uzlovsky district in the Tula province of Russia on Nov. 3. The crash, which happened at approximately 2:10 a.m., claimed the lives of at least eight passengers and [more...]

November 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

The head of a polling station board in Ankara holding up a ballot for observers and other board members to verify during counting in Turkey's early parliamentary elections, Nov. 1, 2015 (Photo: OSCE/Thomas Rymer)

AKP Regains Parliamentary Majority, OSCE Criticizes Atmosphere of Fear

Three Armenians Re-Elected to Parliament Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Photo: Nanore Barsoumian) ISTANBUL, Turkey (A.W.)—On Nov. 1, with about 49.4 percent of the votes in Sunday’s snap elections, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) regained its [more...]

November 2, 2015 // 1 Comment

The Chamber of Senators of Paraguay (Camara de Senadores) passed a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide, during the regular session of the Senate on Oct. 29.

Paraguay Senate Recognizes Armenian Genocide, Commemorates Centennial

ASUNCION, Paraguay (A.W.)—On Oct. 29, the Chamber of Senators of Paraguay (Camara de Senadores) passed a resolution recognizing the Armenian Genocide during the regular session of the Senate. The Chamber of Senators of Paraguay (Camara de Senadores) passed a resolution recognizing the Armenian [more...]

October 29, 2015 // 2 Comments

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