UN chief concerned over reports of Nagorno-Karabakh tensions

UN Secretary-General António Guterres addresses the 43rd Heads of Government Meeting of the Caribbean Community, at Assuria High Rise in Paramaribo, Suriname, on July 3, 2022. (RANU ABHELAKH / AFP) UNITED NATIONS – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is following with concern recent reports of tensions in and around the Nagorno-Karabakh region, said his spokesman on […]

Armenia, Azerbaijan end border conflict after hours of clashes

In this Nov 27, 2020 photo, Armenian soldiers patrol a road outside the village of Berdashen at the ceasefire line drawn between Armenia and Azerbaijan after six weeks of fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. (KAREN MINASYAN / AFP) YEREVAN/BAKU – Armenia's Defense Ministry said Tuesday that fighting ended along the border with Azerbaijan after […]

China’s foreign policy raises Armenia’s hopes

Relations between countries were, are and will be complicated. Their divergent interests often trigger competition and sometimes confrontation. Since ancient times, the motto "might makes right" has been perceived as the governing principle of international relations. In his famous work History of the Peloponnesian War, the ancient Athenian historian Thucydides described a dialogue between Athens […]

Armenia holds parliamentary polls dominated by war defeat

Armenia's acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan casts his ballot at a polling station during early parliamentary elections in Yerevan on June 20, 2021.  (KAREN MINASYAN / AFP) Armenia holds parliamentary elections Sunday after a campaign dominated by bitter divisions over last year’s war defeat to Azerbaijan and the fate of the disputed enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh. […]

Armenia says 6 soldiers captured by Azerbaijani military near border

In this Nov 27, 2020 photo, Armenian soldiers patrol a road outside the village of Berdashen at the ceasefire line drawn between Armenia and Azerbaijan after six weeks of fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. (KAREN MINASYAN / AFP) YEREVAN – The Armenian Defense Ministry said Thursday that six Armenian servicemen were taken captive by […]

Putin, Pashinyan discuss situation in Armenia over phone

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan marches with his supporters in downtown Yerevan on Feb 25, 2021. (PHOTO / AFP) MOSCOW – Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the situation in Armenia in a telephone conversation with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan on Thursday, the Kremlin said. Putin urged all parties to exercise restraint "Putin spoke in […]