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Vatican - Pope Francis I meets with Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian, 19Sep2014.

Sarkisian Visits Vatican, Meets Pope

President Serzh Sarkisian on Friday met with Pope Francis I and invited him to visit Armenia next year during an official trip to the Vatican that highlighted increased links between the Roman Catholic and Armenian Apostolic Churches.

Armenia - Aghvan Vartanian, a leader of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation, at a news conference in Yerevan, 19Sep2014.

Dashnaktsutyun Defends Support For Constitutional Reform

The Armenian Revolutionary Federation (Dashnaktsutyun) defended on Friday its readiness to support a radical constitutional reform planned by the authorities and rejected by other major opposition parties.

Turkey - Incoming Turkish prime minister Ahmet Davutoglu greets his supporters during the Extraordinary Congress of the ruling AK Party (AKP) to choose a new leader of the party in Ankara August 27, 2014

Turkey Vows To Keep ‘Serving Azerbaijan’

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu reaffirmed his country’s unconditional support for Azerbaijan in the Nagorno-Karabakh during an official visit to Baku on Friday.

U.K. -- Ryan Randall plays the bagpipes outside a polling station in Edinburgh, Scotland September 18, 2014

Karabakh Armenians Hail Scottish Referendum

Nagorno-Karabakh’s ethnic Armenian leadership welcomed on Thursday the referendum on Scotland’s independence from Britain as yet another triumph of peoples’ right to self-determination that has been championed by it in the conflict with Azerbaijan.

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“Chorrord Ishkhanutyun” believes that the Armenian Revolutionary Federation (Dashnaktsutyun) has effectively split from the de facto alliance of opposition parties represented in Armenia’s parliament.


Kuwait ‘Ready’ To Finance Syrian District In Armenia

The government Kuwait on Thursday reportedly expressed readiness to finance the construction of a special residential district for ethnic Armenians from Syria who have taken refuge in Armenia.

School Rehabilitation Project Criticized

The head of an Armenian parliamentary oversight body again alleged misuse of public funds on Thursday as he assessed the implementation of a government project to refurbish 74 schools across the country.

Pro-Opposition Tycoon Downbeat On Economy

A prominent Armenian businessman sympathetic to the opposition on Thursday offered a grim assessment of the economic situation in Armenia and said that it will not improve without a “change of the political system.”

Poland Sees Closer EU-Armenia Ties

Armenia will be able to deepen its ties with the European Union even after its planned accession to a Russian-dominated alliance of former Soviet republics, a senior Polish official said during a visit to Yerevan on Wednesday.


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Վիդեո Exclusive Interview With Senior U.S. District Judge

The Honorable John C. Coughenour, Senior United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington, was in Armenia to participate in a seminar for Armenian judges and a seminar for law students and recent graduates.

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Greece: Third Country to Criminalize Denial of the Armenian Genocide

While Turkey was pressuring the French President not to support a bill criminalizing denial of the Armenian Genocide, it had to cope with Greece, yet another country that just adopted a law making it illegal to deny genocides, including the Armenian Genocide.
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