Articles by Weekly Staff

Camp Javakhk 2018 Counselor Applications Now Open

WATERTOWN, Mass.—The Armenian Relief Society (ARS) announced on Friday that it is accepting counselor applications for the 2018 installment of Camp Javakhk. Camp Javakhk campers (Photo: Camp Javakhk) “Camp Javakhk is looking for qualified candidates at least 18 years of age for an unforgettable [more...]

December 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

Armenian Artists Orbelian and Mansurian Nominated for 2018 Grammy Awards

Composer Tigran Mansurian and conductor Constantine Orbelian were recognized in this year’s list of Grammy Award nominees (Graphic: The Armenian Weekly) LOS ANGELES (A.W.)—The Recording Academy on Tuesday announced its list of nominees for the 60th annual Grammy Awards, including nominees [more...]

November 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

Charges against Armenian Woman Who Killed Her Abusive Husband Dropped

YEREVAN—Criminal charges against a 32-year-old woman, who admitted killing her reportedly abusive husband earlier this year, have been dropped. Armenia’s Investigative Committee made the announcement on Wednesday that Liana Kirakosyan would not be charged and that she would not face any jail [more...]

November 30, 2017 // 2 Comments

Armenian Armed Forces Repatriate Azerbaijani Soldier’s Body

YEREVAN—Armenia’s Ministry of Defense announced on Tuesday that the Armenian Armed Forces had repatriated a body of an Azerbaijani soldier  found dead on the Armenia-Nakhichevan border on Nov. 23. A scene from the return of the Azerbaijani soldier’s remains (Photo: Armenian Ministry of [more...]

November 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Chris Cornell’s ‘The Promise’ Nominated for 2018 Grammy Award

HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—The late American musician, singer, and songwriter Chris Cornell was nominated on Tuesday for a 2018 Grammy Award for his original song “The Promise.” Multi-Grammy Award-winning Golden Globe nominee Chris Cornell’s official music video for his song ‘The [more...]

November 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

Artsakh’s Former Defense Minister Sentenced to Six Years in Prison

YEREVAN (A.W.)—Samvel Babayan, Artsakh’s former defense minister, was sentenced to six years in prison Tuesday after having been found guilty of both acquisition of illegal arms and money laundering. Samvel Babayan (Photo: RFE/RL) The initial criminal charge against Babayan carried a sentence [more...]

November 28, 2017 // 2 Comments

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