The White House has declined to clarify whether U.S. President Barack will use the word “genocide” in his upcoming annual statement on the 1915 mass killings and deportations of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey.
Armenia has succeeded in reinvigorating its relations with the European Union after its unexpected decision in 2013 to join a Russian-led alliance of former Soviet republics, a senior EU diplomat said on Friday.
The Armenian government plans to introduce next year house arrest and community service as legal alternatives to imprisonment of criminal suspects and convicted individuals, a senior official revealed on Friday.
A political party represented in Nagorno-Karabakh’s leadership on Friday became an associated member of a coalition of European parties seeking independence or greater self-rule for various regions across Europe.
A supporter of President Serzh Sarkisian accused of beating up an Armenian opposition parliamentarian struck a defiant note as he went on trial in Yerevan on Friday.
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