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Armenia and Artsakh Attend World Travel Market Exhibition in Excel London

Armenia and Artsakh participated at the World Travel Market in London On 5-7 November the city of London hosted the famous World Travel Market, where many countries and more than 50.000 representatives of tourism sector participated and advertised their programs and destinations. With the support and participation of the Armenian Tourism Development Foundation, the Armenian […]

Artsakh and Its Future

Artsakh and Its Future On The 22nd of February Mr. David Ishkanyan, guest speaker from Artsakh, gave lecture on the Liberation Movement in Artsakh and the ARF at Navasartian Hall in London. The lecture was organised by ARF London, packed with members of the Armenian Community, attended by the representatives of the Armenian Embassy in […]

British Friends of Artsakh – 360 Panel Discussion in London

Artsakh 360 Panel Discussion in London AYF London Branch organised an evening on Artsakh at one of the Halls of Westminster University in Central London on October 17, 2014. Among the guest speakers were Baroness Caroline Cox, MP Stephen Pound and others. Reports Hasmik Harutunyan from London. AYF’s London branch chaired an informative and open […]

Baroness Cox’s response to New York Times Article on Karabakh

Baroness Cox’s response to New York Times Article on Karabakh

Thomas de Waal: What was possible between Sweden and Finland in the past century is impossible today between Armenia and Azerbaijan

Thomas de Waal: What was possible between Sweden and Finland in the past century is impossible today between Armenia and Azerbaijan Interview of Thomas de Waal, a senior associate in the Russia and Eurasia Program at the Carnegie Endowment, with ArmInfo news agency by David Stepanyan Thursday, June 19, 16:21   What is the latest […]

Bernard Coulie: Surrendering any territories to Azerbaijan is nonsense!

17:42 20/06/2014 » INTERVIEWS Bernard Coulie: Surrendering any territories to Azerbaijan is nonsense! Panorama.am presents an interview with Dr. Bernard Coulie, a specialist in European studies and a professor of Armenian studies (language, culture, history) at UCL (Université Catholique de Louvain) in Belgium. Dr. Coulie is currently researching the South Caucasus region and the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. He […]

California State Assembly Recognizes Artsakh Independence

California State Assembly Recognizes Artsakh Independence

California State Assembly Recognizes Artsakh Independence Thursday, May 8th, 2014 | Posted by Asbarez Staff California State Assmebly recogized Artsakh’s independence ARF Western US Central Committee Issues Announcement on Historic Vote Moments ago, the California State Assembly, by a decisive vote adopted a resolution recognizing the independence of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, a historic move by the legislature […]

U.S. senator calls on Azerbaijan to immediately stop threats towards Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh

U.S. senator calls on Azerbaijan to immediately stop threats towards Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh Illinois Republican Senator Mark Kirk in his statement dedicated to the 26th anniversary of Sumgait pogroms strongly condemned the continuing threat posed by Azerbaijan towards Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh Republic, the newspaper Asbarez reports referring to the American Committee of “Hay […]

History Will Repeat Itself

History Will Repeat Itself EDITORIAL | MARCH 11, 2014 11:21 AM By Edmond Y. Azadian Recent political developments in Armenia are overshadowed by events in Ukraine, which in their turn will certainly impact on relations with Russia’s “near abroad.” Armenia, being situated in that “near abroad,” certainly will not remain immune to fallout from the […]

British envoy suggests referendum in Karabakh, shocks Baku

British envoy suggests referendum in Karabakh, shocks Baku March 5, 2014 – 15:35 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net – British ambassador to Azerbaijan drew parallels between the Karabakh conflict and Scotland’s intention to secede from the United Kingdom. As Irfan Siddiq stated at the Khazar University in Baku, “what’s happening in Britain is quite interesting. Some people in Scotland are unwilling […]

Montserrat Caballé releases the album “Armenia and Artsakh – An Isle of Christianity”

Montserrat Caballé releases the album “Armenia and Artsakh – An Isle of Christianity” 12:30 13.12.2013 On 12 December Artsakh Republic President Bako Sahakyan partook in Paris at the presentation of Montserrat Caballé’s “Armenia and Artsakh – An Isle of Christianity” album, Central Information Department of the Office of the NKR President reported. In his speech […]

Ankara to test waters for talks in Yerevan

Ankara to test waters for talks in Yerevan ANKARA – Hürriyet Daily News Turkey looks to step up its efforts to normalize ties with Armenia as Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu plans to test the waters on the Armenian side in a planned visit to Yerevan December/07/2013 Armenain President Serg Sargisian (L) and Azerbaijani President İlham […]

Baroness Cox: Azerbaijan broke faith

Baroness Cox: Azerbaijan broke faith September 28, 2013 | 15:10 YEREVAN. – Azerbaijan broke faith and behaved in an appalling way by making a hero of Ramil Safarov, Baroness Caroline Cox said. “We must never forget that the Armenian army officer was murdered in his sleep,” she said during the opening ceremony of a monument […]

U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider supports Genocide resolution

U.S. Rep. Brad Schneider supports Genocide resolution September 19, 2013 – 12:29 AMT PanARMENIAN.Net – The Armenian National Committee (ANC) of Illinois took issues of importance to Armenians in the 10th Congressional district of Illinois to Rep. Brad Schneider (D-IL-10) on Monday, September 16, 2013. The group included ANCA Chairman Ken Hachikian and ANC of […]

Armenia chooses Russia over EU

Armenia chooses Russia over EU By Andrew Gardner – 03.09.2013 / 18:31 CET   Armenia says it will join the Eurasian Customs Union, rather than enter free-trade deal with the EU. Armenia announced today that it will join the Eurasian Customs Union led by Russia, a move that in practice will prevent it signing a […]

Russia Leans on Its Neighbors

The New York Times Opinion Pages   Op-Ed Contributors Choices for the South Caucasus   By DENIS CORBOY, WILLIAM COURTNEY, RICHARD KAUZLARICH and KENNETH YALOWITZ Published: August 28, 2013   Five years after the Russian-Georgian war captured world attention, the South Caucasus — Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia — continues to face huge challenges. The region’s geopolitical […]

Number of Foreign Tourists to Nagorno-Karabakh Grows Rapidly

YEREVAN, Armenia – The number of foreign tourists visiting Nagorno-Karabakh is continuing to increase rapidly after substantial growth recorded in recent years, authorities in the Armenian-populated territory said on Monday. Official figures released by the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic’s Tourism Department show a doubling of visitors in the first quarter of this year.According to the department, some […]

Baku Declares Renowned Opera Star ‘Persona Non-Grata’

Baku Declares Renowned Opera Star ‘Persona Non-Grata’

STEPANEKERT, BAKU—As world-renowned opera star from Spain soprano Montserrat Caballe performed Groung by Komitas at the Gandzasar monastery in the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, she was being declared persona non grata by Baku for her visit to Artsakh. The Azerbaijani Embassy in Spain announced to journalists on June 6 that a special note had been sent to […]

LOUISIANA STATE SENATE RECOGNIZES KARABAKH INDEPENDENCE

LOUISIANA STATE SENATE RECOGNIZES KARABAKH INDEPENDENCE

BATON ROUGE, LA — The Louisiana State Senate adopted a resolution, yesterday, saluting the Nagorno Karabakh Republic’s independence and urging the U.S. President and Congress to support the self-determination and democratic independence of this developing democratic state, reported the Armenian National Committee of America – Eastern Region (ANCA-ER). The resolution, introduced and spearheaded by Senator […]

British photojournalist presents the truth about Artsakh

British photojournalist presents the truth about Artsakh

Although a citizen of a pro-Azerbaijani country, British photojournalist Russell Pollard is committed to truthful presentation of Armenia and Artsakh related issues and the coverage of the Armenian Genocide. The British journalist’s first visit to Armenia in September 2009 coincided with Independence Day celebrations. `It was a very emotional time,’ Pollard told `Radiolur’ correspondent in […]

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