'Babies-for-sale' scheme shocks Armenia

2019-12-27 14:06

Syuzan Patvakanyan has been searching for her daughter ever since doctors in post-Soviet Armenia forced her to give her up as a baby nearly two decades ago.

Armenia opposition cries foul

2017-04-02 20:29

Opposition parties denounced electoral violations as Armenians voted in legislative polls for the first time since the adoption of constitutional reforms.

Armenia hostage crisis into third day

2016-07-19 23:15

Pro-opposition gunmen are holding four police hostage in the Armenian capital Yerevan, two days after they seized a police building.

Armenia considers vote on recognising separatist enclave

2016-05-05 21:02

Armenia's government has given gave the go-ahead to legislation that calls for recognising the independence of Nagorno-Karabakh, a separatist region which is officially part of neighboring Azerbaijan

Tensions run high between Azerbaijan, Armenia despite truce

2016-04-05 23:19

More than two decades after 30 000 people were killed and one million were displaced, conflict has erupted again between Azerbaijan and Armenia around the region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

Armenia, Azerbaijan talk about Nagorno-Karabakh

2015-12-19 16:22

Armenia, Azerbaijan are holding talks in Switzerland about the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Erdogan: Turkey's ancestors never committed genocide

2015-04-24 10:09

On the eve of the day marking the centenary of the Ottoman massacres of Armenians, Turkey's president says his nation's ancestors never committed genocide.

Armenian soldiers killed in border clash

2015-01-23 21:21

At least two Armenian soldiers have been killed in clashes with troops from neighbouring Azerbaijan.

Eight Azeri troops killed

2014-08-01 20:11

Azerbaijan has lost eight soldiers in three days of clashes with arch-foe Armenia near the disputed Nagorny Karabakh region.


'Armenian genocide' recognised in US in historic vote

2019-10-30 15:55

The US House of Representatives passed a resolution officially recognising the "Armenian genocide", a symbolic but unprecedented move that angered Turkey amid already heightened tensions with Washington.

Officer shot in lengthy Armenia hostage drama

2016-07-30 19:23

One of the gunmen locked in a protracted siege with police in Armenia shot an officer dead, hours after authorities issued an ultimatum to resolve the hostage drama.

US, Russia push Armenia, Azerbaijan on Nagorno-Karabakh

2016-05-16 21:07

The US, Russia and France are pressing the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan to begin immediate negotiations on a territory dispute that recently sparked the worst violence in 26 years.

Ceasefire largely holding around Nagorno-Karabakh

2016-04-06 17:01

A ceasefire has largely held around Nagorno-Karabakh, Azerbaijan, despite claims of sporadic violations after an outburst of fighting that has raised fears of an all-out war.

Azerbaijan announces 'unilateral' ceasefire

2016-04-03 20:01

Azerbaijan has announced a unilateral ceasefire following fierce clashes with Armenian forces in the disputed region of Nagorny Karabakh.

Armenia marks centennial of killing of 1.5 million

2015-04-24 16:09

The presidents of Russia and France have joined other leaders at ceremonies commemorating the massacre 100 years ago of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks, an event which remains a diplomatic sore point for both sides.

Armenians to mark 'genocide' centenary

2015-04-19 07:24

Armenians prepare to commemorate a hundred years since 1.5 million of their kin were massacred by Ottoman forces, as a fierce dispute still rages with Turkey over Ankara's refusal to recognise the mass murder as genocide.

Baby 7th casualty of killing spree

2015-01-19 21:43

A six-month-old boy became the seventh member of an Armenian family to die after a killing spree blamed on a Russian soldier serving at a military base in the nation.

Armenia accuses Turkey of 'utter denial' on genocide

2014-04-24 14:58

Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian has accused Turkey of an "utter denial" in failing to recognise World War I mass killings of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire as a genocide.

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