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Karabakh Serviceman Killed by Azeri Shelling

Karabakh Serviceman Killed by Azeri Shelling

Twenty-year-old Karabakh serviceman Arsen Karapetyan was killed by Azerbaijani shelling on Tuesday night, the Artsakh Defense Ministry’s press office reported.

March 3rd, 2015

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Russia Insistent on Keeping Gyumri Massacre Suspect

Russia Insistent on Keeping Gyumri Massacre Suspect

Russia has officially reaffirmed its refusal to extradite to Armenia a Russian soldier accused of murdering the seven members of an Armenian family in Gyumri earlier this year.

March 3rd, 2015

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Largest Group in European Parliament Condemns Armenian Genocide, Calls for Restitution by Turkey

Largest Group in European Parliament Condemns Armenian Genocide, Calls for Restitution by Turkey

BRUSSELS—The Political Assembly of the European Political Party (EPP), the largest political group in the European Parliament, on Tuesday adopted a resolution condemning the Armenian Genocide, and calling on Turkey to recognize it.
The resolution entitled ‘The Armenian Genocide, Turkish Responsibility, and European Values’ reaffirms EPP’s “recognition and condemnation of the Genocide and Great National Dispossession [...]

March 3rd, 2015

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Armenia Country Branding: How National Character Becomes a Brand Icon

Armenia Country Branding: How National Character Becomes a Brand Icon

Now that the Armenia Country Branding team has completed the discovery, analytic and strategic phases of building a brand identity for Armenia, it is working full speed ahead to put a face on it.

March 2nd, 2015

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Assembly Member Katcho Achadjian Honored as Legislator of the Year

Assembly Member Katcho Achadjian Honored as Legislator of the Year

Special districts in San Luis Obispo County and across the state recognize Assembly Member Katcho Achadjian as the 2014 Legislator of the Year.

March 2nd, 2015

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New York’s Metropolitan Museum Considering Exhibit on Armenia

New York’s Metropolitan Museum Considering Exhibit on Armenia

An exhibition devoted to Armenia may be held in one the world’s most prominent cultural centers, New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, in 2017.

March 2nd, 2015

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Sarkisian Welcomes Israeli Scholar’s Visit to Artsakh

Sarkisian Welcomes Israeli Scholar’s Visit to Artsakh

Armenia’s President Serzh Sarkisian met at the weekend with Israeli historian and genocide expert Yair Auron, who was accompanied by writer and publicist Zory Balayan.

March 2nd, 2015

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Armenia Warns Azerbaijan over Artsakh Escalation

Armenia Warns Azerbaijan over Artsakh Escalation

Armenia warned Azerbaijan of “severe consequences” on Monday after two Armenian soldiers were killed in Nagorno-Karabakh in what appears to be a renewed upsurge in fighting in the conflict zone.

March 2nd, 2015

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Rebuilding from the Rubble of Sumgait

Rebuilding from the Rubble of Sumgait

On February 27, 1988, Armenians living in the city of Sumgait were subject to a brutal pogrom by rampaging mobs. These massacres spilled into the towns of Baku and Kirovobad, as well.

February 27th, 2015

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Armenia Slams Israeli Foreign Minister over Presence at Khojaly Event

Armenia Slams Israeli Foreign Minister over Presence at Khojaly Event

Armenian officials on Friday expressed their anger and deemed it inappropriate that Israel’s Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman attended an event organized by Azerbaijan regarding what Baku calls the “Khojaly genocide.”

February 27th, 2015

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Armenia Ready to Receive Assyrian Refugees

Armenia Ready to Receive Assyrian Refugees

The Armenian authorities on Friday immediately responded to calls by the Assyrian community to host Assyrian refugees who have been displaced from their native lands in Syria at the hands of the Islamic State.

February 27th, 2015

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Artsakh Court of Appeals Takes Up Azeri Commandos’ Case

Artsakh Court of Appeals Takes Up Azeri Commandos’ Case

A hearing for the case of Azerbaijani nationals Dilham Askerov and Shahbaz Guliyev was held at the Artsakh Court of Appeals in Stepanakert on Thursday.

February 26th, 2015

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Zangi Founder Wants to Ring Out Skype

Zangi Founder Wants to Ring Out Skype

At the Innovate Armenia event hosted by the USC Dornsife Institute of Armenian Studies on Feb. 21, a team of software engineers from Armenia, headed by Varham Martirosian, presented a mobile phone application that wowed the audience.

February 26th, 2015

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Armenian IT Firms to Showcase Products in Germany

Armenian IT Firms to Showcase Products in Germany

Several Armenian IT companies will showcase their products at CeBIT 2015, the largest technology exhibition in Europe set for March 16 to 20 in Hanover, Germany, the Union of Information Technology Enterprises (UITE) of Armenia reports.

February 26th, 2015

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