Americana Agrees to Advertise ‘Architects of Denial’

GLENDALE, Calif. (Asbarez)—Moments ago, the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA) Glendale chapter received a letter from Caruso Affiliated Executive Vice President of Operations Jackie Levy, condemning “violence and atrocities of any form anywhere in the world, including the Armenian [more...]

August 17, 2017 // 2 Comments

Reporter Threatened, Chased in Sevan

YEREVAN—RFE/RL Armenian service correspondent Narine Ghalechyan was threatened and chased by a man while reporting on safety standards at Armenia’s liquefied gas stations on Aug. 14. Police officers inspected the damaged car used by the RFE/RL crew. (Photo: RFE/RL) The young man turned on the [more...]

August 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Additional Charges of Corruption Filed against Armenian Judge

YEREVAN (RFE/RL)—An Armenian law-enforcement agency has brought additional charges of corruption against a senior judge who was arrested two months ago. State prosecutors said in early June that Aghvan Petrosyan, the chairperson of a court in Armenia’s Gegharkunik province, was paid $23,000 to [more...]

August 16, 2017 // 1 Comment

Armenian Serviceman Found Hanged in Uncle’s Home

YEREVAN (A.W.)—Armenian Armed Forces serviceman Abas Sloyan (b. 1998) was found hanged in his uncle’s home on Aug. 14, in Shirak’s Hatsik village. Sloyan’s death was confirmed by Armenia’s Defense Ministry spokesperson, Artsrun Hovhannisyan, in comments to Yerevan-based The [more...]

August 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Crews Continue to Fight Fire at Khosrov Forest State Reserve

ARARAT PROVINCE, Armenia (A.W.)—Firefighters continue to battle a forest fire in Armenia’s Khosrov Forest State Reserve. According to the country’s Ministry of Emergency Situations, 69 firefighters and the response group of the National Crisis Management Center have been deployed to fight the [more...]

August 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

Artsakh Soldier Killed by Azerbaijani Fire

STEPANAKERT, Artsakh (A.W.)—Armenian serviceman Arman Movsisyan (b. 1998) was killed by Azerbaijani fire on the morning of Aug. 14. Armenian serviceman Arman Movsisyan (b. 1998) was killed by Azerbaijani fire on the morning of Aug. 14. According to a press statement released by the Artsakh [more...]

August 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

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