Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan to meet Prime Minister and ex-president Serzh Sarkisian

Armenian President Armen Sarkisian (L) speaks with an opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan (R) during a rally in central Yerevan on April 21, 2018, held to protest the former president’s election as prime minister. (Photo by AFP) Armenian opposition protests leader Nikol Pashinyan has announced that he will meet with Prime Minister and ex-president Serzh Sarkisian […]

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Armenians rally against former president Serzh Sargsyan in Yerevan, scuffles erupt

Thousands of Armenians have flocked to the streets in the country’s capital Yerevan against former president Serzh Sargsyan seeking to maintain his hold on power as prime minister in the new administration. An estimated 6,000 demonstrators took to the streets in Yerevan on Monday in protest at a constitutional amendment approved in 2015 that will transfer governing […]

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Azerbaijan destroys Armenia air defense in Nagorno-Karabakh

The undated photo shows Armenian separatists preparing to fire artillery in Karabakh. Azerbaijan has destroyed an Armenian air defense system in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh.​ An unnamed official from the press service of Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said on Tuesday that the targeted system was located in the Fisuli-Khojavend sector of Karabakh’s front line. “Azerbaijani forces […]

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Armenia raises alarm as abortions of girls skew population

A picture taken on December 28, 2016 shows Garik Hayrapetyan, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Armenia’s assistant representive, speaking during an interview with AFP in Yerevan. In ex-Soviet Armenia — where families traditionally prefer sons — women are often pressured to have sex-selective abortions to get rid of girl babies. The majority-Christian Caucasus country of […]

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New Stamp dedicated to the 175th Anniversary of the first Western Armenian publicist Srbuhi Tyusab

On October 14, 2016 “HayPost” CJSC put into circulation one stamp dedicated to the first Armenian  writer, poet, publicist, public and educational figure, the first Armenian novelist  Srbuhi Tyusab’s 175th anniversary. She protested against the female subordination, supported the right for the education and the requirements for the labor. The stamp has been printed in […]

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Ukraine to mark 70th anniversary of elimination of Armenian Apostolic Church on October 25

Ukraine’s Supreme Rada has ruled to designate October 25, 2016 as the day of commemoration of the 70th anniversary of elimination of the Armenian Catholic Church of Western Ukraine, Interfax reports. According to the source, the bill was backed by 240 national deputies at a parliamentary sitting today. The Armenian Catholic Church of Ukraine – one […]

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