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Mkhitaryan Wins Manchester United ‘Goal of the Month’ Poll

MANCHESTER, U.K. (A.W.)—Armenian soccer star Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s scorpion kick for Manchester United against Sunderland A.F.C. won a landslide victory in the Manchester United “Goal of the Month” poll. Armenian soccer star Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s scorpion kick for Manchester United [more...]

January 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

OSCE Conducts Planned Monitoring of NKR LoC

  MARTUNI, NKR (A.W.)— On Jan. 12, in accordance with the agreement reached with the authorities of the Nagorno-Karabagh Republic (NKR/Artsakh), the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Mission conducted a planned monitoring of the Line of Contact (LoC) between the [more...]

January 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Armenian Prime Minister May Not Be Eligible for Upcoming Elections

  YEREVAN (A.W.)—Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan may not be eligible to stand as a candidate in Armenia’s upcoming parliamentary elections, the ruling Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) acknowledged on Jan. 11, RFE/RL’s Armenian service Azatutyun.am reports. Karen Karapetyan (Photo: [more...]

January 11, 2017 // 0 Comments

OSCE Statement Fails to Call-Out Azerbaijani Aggression

  VIENNA, Austria (A.W.)—The Co-Chairs of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Minsk Group released a statement on Jan. 10, which—once again—failed to label Azerbaijan as the aggressor following the infiltration attempt that took place at the Armenian border [more...]

January 10, 2017 // 4 Comments

Georgia-Armenia Education Memorandum to Address Problems in Javakhk

  YEREVAN (A.W.) – A memorandum is expected to be signed between the Ministries of Education and Sciences of Armenia and Georgia in the coming days. The agreement will reportedly help create a working taskforce, which will address the educational problems of Javakhk-Armenians. Levon [more...]

January 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Armenia Looks to Supply Gas from Turkmenistan

  YEREVAN (A.W.) – Armenian Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan met with the ambassadors of Iran and Turkmenistan to Armenia, Seyed Kazem Sajadi and Muhammed Niaz Mashalov, in Yerevan on Jan. 9, with the purpose of deepening economic ties and launching trilateral cooperation. Armenian Prime [more...]

January 9, 2017 // 1 Comment

Agos Newspaper Targeted for Use of Birthright Armenia Logo

  ISTANBUL, Turkey (A.W.)—Istanbul-based bilingual Armenian weekly newspaper AGOS​ was recently targeted by Goksel Gulbey, the head of the Turkish ASIMDER group (Uluslararası Asılsız Ermeni İddialarıyla Mücadele Derneği/“Association that Struggles Against International Baseless [more...]

January 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Former Syunik Governor Resigns from RPA Post

  YEREVAN (A.W.)—Former Syunik provincial governor Suren Khachatryan, who was dismissed from his duties in October 2016, resigned as the leader of the regional branch of the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) on Jan. 9. Suren Khachatryan Ruben Tadevosyan, a senior RPA official in Yerevan, [more...]

January 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Aram I Arrives in Aleppo; Addresses Armenian Community

Catholicos Aram I: ‘The Aleppo-Armenian Community Remains and Will Continue to Thrive’ ALEPPO, Syria (A.W.)—His Holiness Catholicos Aram I of the Great House of Cilicia visited Aleppo on Jan. 5, accompanied by a Catholicostate delegation, reported Aleppo based Armenian news outlet Kantsasar. [more...]

January 5, 2017 // 2 Comments

Deadly Explosion Hits Izmir

At Least Two People Dead, Several Injured IZMIR, Turkey (A.W.)—At least two people were killed in a car bombing on Jan. 5 outside a courthouse in Izmir. The bombing led to a gunfire exchange between those responsible and Turkish authorities, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu news agency reported. The [more...]

January 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

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