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Ambassador James Warlick (left) meets with Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian

Warlick: Artsakh’s Voice Should Be Heard in Negotiation Process

YEREVAN (Asbarez)—The US Co-Chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, Ambassador James Warlick, told journalists on Sept. 16 that the input of Artsakh’s authorities in the peace negotiations process is important. “It is quite important that the voice of Karabakh’s de facto leadership is heard in the [more...]

September 17, 2014 // 1 Comment

Arsen Julfalakyan (Armenia, 75 kg) won a gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling at the World Wrestling Championship in Tashkent .

Arsen Julfalakyan Wins World Wrestling Championship (Video, Stats)

TASHKENT, Uzbekistan (A.W.)—Arsen Julfalakyan (Armenia, 75 kg) won a gold medal in Greco-Roman wrestling at the World Wrestling Championship here in Tashkent after defeating Neven Zugaj (Croatia) in the final on Sept. 12. Arsen Julfalakyan (Armenia, 75 kg) won a gold medal in Greco-Roman [more...]

September 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan nominee Robert Cekuta

ANCA Urges Senate Scrutiny of US Ambassador to Azerbaijan Nominee

U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan nominee Robert Cekuta Senate Foreign Relations Committee Set to Hold Nomination Hearings on U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan and Armenia Nominees on Wednesday, Sept. 17 WASHINGTON—U.S. relations with Armenia and Azerbaijan will be in the Congressional spotlight next [more...]

September 13, 2014 // 3 Comments

Ghazaryan, Mkhitaryan, and Airapetian, immediately after Mkhitaryan gave Armenia the lead during the Sept. 7 match against Denmark.

Soccer: Armenia Loses Euro 2016 Opener Away to Denmark

Special for the Armenian Weekly Armenia stumbled out of the blocks again, losing their Euro 2016 qualification opener against Denmark at the Parken Arena in Copenhagen by a score line of 2:1 on Sun., Sept. 7. Henrikh Mkhitaryan had given Armenia an unlikely lead after 50 minutes of play, conjuring [more...]

September 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

President Barack Obama meets with spiritual leaders of the Middle Eastern Maronite, Armenian, Syrian Orthodox, Greek Catholic and Syrian Catholic churches.  (Photo credit: White House)

Aram I Shares Middle East Christian Concerns with Obama

WASHINGTON—On Thursday, September 11, the spiritual leaders of the Middle Eastern Maronite, Armenian, Syrian Orthodox, Greek Catholic, and Syrian Catholic churches who had gathered for a Christian conference in Washington, DC, held an hour long meeting with President Barack Obama. National [more...]

September 12, 2014 // 1 Comment

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Greece Adopts Bill Criminalizing Genocide Denial

Official Yerevan Welcomes ‘Important Step’ The Hellenic Parliament adopted a bill (54 to 42, three abstentions) on Sept. 9 criminalizing the denial of genocides including the Holocaust, the Armenian Genocide, and the genocide of the Pontic Greeks, thus becoming the third European country after [more...]

September 10, 2014 // 10 Comments

Illinois Senator Mark Kirk

Kirk Presses for Additional Scrutiny of Ambassador to Turkey Nominee

Seeks Clarity on U.S. Policy on Armenian Genocide and Efforts to Secure Turkey’s Return of Stolen Christian Church Properties WASHINGTON—With the Senate scheduled to resume session on September 8th, Illinois Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) has submitted five pointed questions to U.S. Ambassador [more...]

September 6, 2014 // 5 Comments

NKR President Bako Sahakyan, accompanied by an official delegation from Armenia including President Serge Sarkisian, visited the Stepanakert memorial to pay tribute to those who lost their lives during the Artsakh war.

NKR Celebrates 23rd Anniversary of Independence

STEPANAKERT– On Tuesday Sept. 2, the Republic of Nagorno Karabagh (NKR) celebrated its 23rd anniversary of independence. NKR President Bako Sahakyan, accompanied by an official delegation from Armenia including President Serge Sarkisian, visited the Stepanakert memorial to pay tribute to those [more...]

September 3, 2014 // 4 Comments

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