Author Archives: Asbarez Staff

Live Webcast at 4:30 PST / 7:30 EST || Vartan Osankian to Speak in NY on Turkey-Armenia Relations

A Public lecture by Armenia’s former Foreign Minister Vartan Oskanian, titled, “Roadmap to Where? Armenian Turkish Relations: Pitfalls and Possibilities,” will be held at the Fordham Law School Amphitheater (140 W 62nd St., New York) on June 18 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. (4:30-6:30 PST). The event, sponsored by major Armenian American organizations, is free and open to public.

Medium-Magnitude Quake Jolts Yerevan, Triggers Brief Panic

A medium-magnitude earthquake jolted Yerevan and surrounding areas on Thursday, triggering a brief panic among the population. According to Armenia’s National Seismic Protection Service (NSPC), the quake measured 3.6 on the Richter scale at its epicenter near Garni, a big village about 20 kilometers east of the capital. The agency said it caused no casualties and devastation.