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Sarkisian Named Honorary Professor by China’s Peking University

Sarkisian Named Honorary Professor by China’s Peking University

Armenia’s President Serzh Sarkisian was designated as an honorary professor of Peking University, while visiting the University in Beijing on Friday as part of a three-day official visit to China.

March 27th, 2015

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Opposition Parties Shun Radical Anti-Government Protests

Opposition Parties Shun Radical Anti-Government Protests

Armenia’s leading opposition parties represented in parliament made clear on Friday that they will not join nonstop anti-government protests in Yerevan planned by another, more radical opposition group.

March 27th, 2015

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Armenian Envoy to OSCE Says Azerbaijan Fully to Blame for Violence

Armenian Envoy to OSCE Says Azerbaijan Fully to Blame for Violence

On Friday, the Permanent Representative of Armenia to the OSCE, Ambassador Arman Kirakossian, delivered a speech at the Meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council.

March 27th, 2015

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ARF Lawmaker Calls for Plan to Reduce Border Tensions

ARF Lawmaker Calls for Plan to Reduce Border Tensions

In an interview with Tert.am, an opposition lawmaker from the Armenian Revolutionary Federation-Dashnaksutyun (ARF-D) stressed the need for a comprehensive program to reduce the escalation tensions along the Armenian and Artsakh borders with Azerbaijan.

March 26th, 2015

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Yerevan to Host ‘Made in Armenia’ Exhibit

Yerevan to Host ‘Made in Armenia’ Exhibit

A trade exhibition will open in Armenia from April 26 to 28, titled “Made in Armenia,” that will showcase products and services made in Armenia, executive director of the Armenian Development Fund Arman Khachatryan announced on Thursday.

March 26th, 2015

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Turkish Leaders Eye Washington As Genocide Bill Gains Momentum

Turkish Leaders Eye Washington As Genocide Bill Gains Momentum

Turkey’s Parliament Speaker Says Armenia Hampering Bi-Lateral Relations
WASHINGTON—A week after the Armenian Genocide Truth and Justice Resolution was introduced in Congress, a coterie of top-level Turkish leaders are eying the nation’s capital in hopes of dissuading lawmakers from advancing the bill to a vote.
Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu will visit Washington before April 24, said ministry [...]

March 25th, 2015

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Chinese President Accepts Invitation to Visit Armenia

Chinese President Accepts Invitation to Visit Armenia

On a state visit to the People’s Republic of China, Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian had a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on Wednesday.

March 25th, 2015

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Aparan, Lavash, and Outer Space

Aparan, Lavash, and Outer Space

The city of Aparan lies on one of Armenia’s main north-south highways, about 45 miles north of Yerevan.

March 25th, 2015

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Armenian Wrestler Wins Championship, Beating Out Turkish, Azeri Opponents

Armenian Wrestler Wins Championship, Beating Out Turkish, Azeri Opponents

Armenian wrestler Valodya Frangoulian was crowned champion on Wednesday at the European Under-23 Wrestling Championship, which was hosted in Walbrzych, Poland. The wrestler beat out opponents from Belarus, Azerbaijan, Turkey, and Ukraine in the 61 kg weight category.

March 25th, 2015

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AUA Announces Summer and Study Abroad Programs

AUA Announces Summer and Study Abroad Programs

The American University of Armenia (AUA) is excited to welcome international students to AUA with its Summer Program and Study Abroad AUA. For those looking to enhance their educational experience, these programs combine strong academics with the benefits of a safe, welcoming, and exciting environment.

March 25th, 2015

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Recognition of Genocide Would Lead to Artsakh Peace, Euronest Head Says

Recognition of Genocide Would Lead to Artsakh Peace, Euronest Head Says

Chairwoman of the EU’s Euronest Parliamentary Assembly, Heidi Hautala, told ArmInfo in a recent interview that Turkey’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide will open doors for peaceful settlement of the Karabakh conflict.

March 24th, 2015

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UK House of Commons Debates Armenian Genocide Recognition

UK House of Commons Debates Armenian Genocide Recognition

On Monday, March 23, the UK House of Commons held an adjournment debate on the Armenian Genocide centennial. The discussion was led by Labour Member of Parliament Stephen Pound.

March 24th, 2015

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Dersim Armenians Visit Eastern Armenia in Search of Identity

Dersim Armenians Visit Eastern Armenia in Search of Identity

Nine mayors from the former Armenian province of Daron (Dersim), today in Turkey, have arrived in Armenia at the initiative of the Modus Vivendi center and with the support of the Armenian Ministry of Diaspora. The Mayors have visited Dzidzernagapert to remember the victims of the Armenian Genocide.

March 24th, 2015

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Armenia Condemns Genocide of Greeks, Assyrians

Armenia Condemns Genocide of Greeks, Assyrians

Armenia’s National Assembly passed a resolution on Tuesday, recognizing the Assyrian and Greek genocides committed by the Ottoman Empire between 1915 and 1923. The bill passed unanimously, with 117 votes.

March 24th, 2015

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