He and another journalist left for Armenia’s Gegharkunik province on June 15 to film the advance of Azerbaijan soldiers into Armenia.
"We cannot do this forever. If our border has been extended by 400km, then we can say that we have met 90% of the demand for the necessary military tents, counting one tent per kilometer. The rest is the job of the Ministry of Defense,”Hakobyan says.
French MP François Pupponi has proposed a resolution calling on his country's leadership to demand the immediate return of Armenian prisoners of war and civilians still detained by Azerbaijan.
It is wrong if Armenia only expects the diaspora to help because those Armenians live in countries where they are freer and richer, or that they should help to assuage their conscience while at the same time not meddling in Armenian affairs.
Fourteen years ago, on January 19, 2007, Hrant Dink, an Istanbul-Armenian journalist, intellectual and editor of the Agos newspaper, was assassinated by a Turkish nationalist in front of his editorial office in Istanbul.
It appears that the French Senate’s approval of a resolution calling on Macron’s government to recognize the independence of Nagorno Karabakh has irked many in Baku.
The proposal for a resolution recognizing the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, which will be put to a vote by the French Senate on November 25, is not legally binding on the government.
Jean-Yves Le Drian did not accept the accusation of France's passivity in the Karabakh issue, assuring that France, through the Minsk Group, will continue to play a role in the peace process and in determining the future status of Nagorno Karabakh.
Announcements were made last night by Armenia, Azerbaijan and the Russian authorities regarding the implementation of a ceasefire agreement in Nagorno-Karabakh. We have taken note of the agreement and are examining its terms and implications. Clarifi
Only international recognition, as in the case of Kosovo, will allow the Artsakh Republic to get out of this illegal situation, which deprives it of any international support, even humanitarian.
The newspaper Figaro notes that the Grey Wolves group was singled out after attacks against Armenians communities near Lyon last week.
Hetq talks to Frédéric Encel, a professor of geopolitical sciences at the Institute of Political Studies in Paris, about the ongoing fighting in Artsakh, the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, and the situation in the region.
French politicians, including former President Francois Hollande, members of the Council of Armenian Organizations of France and the Armenian community gathered today in Alfortville, near Paris, in solidarity with war-torn Artsakh.
The slogans voiced by the demonstrators were "Stop Aliev", "Stop the war", and “Artsakh is Ours”.
Some IT professionals are concerned about the computer program created by the developers and the OEMI server security guarantees, as well as the fact that the security of the program is monitored by the NSS.
The scheduled March 23 election to name a new Yerevan State University (YSU) rector has been indefinitely postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak in Armenia.
One of the main causes of emigration of Armenian citizens is health related (predominantly those with Hepatitis C and cancer). This, according to the Geneva Convention, is not a ground for claiming refugee status. Thus, the large number of refusals.
A Special Prize, awarded by the Yerevan Municipality, went to Hetq’s Seda Ghukasyan, Tirayr Muradyan and Saro Baghdasaryan for their video entitled 14 Kindergartens Closed in Yerevan’s Kentron; The Land Sold.
French President Emmanuel Macron today signed a decree marking April 24, Armenian Genocide Commemoration Day.
Macron, in keeping with a 2017 campaign promise, made the announcement on Tuesday at an annual dinner of the Coordination Council of Armenian Organizations in France (CCAF).
Russia’s Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media (Roskomnadzor) has threatened to ban Hetq from the internet throughout Russia if we do not remove all previous articles pertaining to Ruben Tatulyan, a
When asked about why they want to enter the political arena, they list different reasons, mostly concentrating on the possibility to solve issues apart from speaking up about them.
A Velvet Revolution quietly swept through Armenia in April 2018.
At the Digital Forum of La Francophonie in the Tumo Center, one of the Internet pioneers Louis Pouzin, Start Doon company CEO and Founder Philippe Poux and Start Doon General Manager Hayk Mnatsakanyan announced the launch of the RINArmenia project.
Today, on the second day of the 17th Summit of the International Organization of La Francophonie, held in Yerevan, the Ministerial Conference started its work, presided by Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan.
The foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan are scheduled to meet before year’s end, this according to Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesman Tigran Balayan.
Referring to a statement issued by the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) that it will not nominate a candidate of its own and will vote in favor of the candidate nominated by one-third of the parliamentary deputies, Pashinyan said that his election was almost a foregone conclusion.
Members of the “My Step” anti-government movement brought their protests to an end today at a mass rally in Yerevan’s Republic Square.
We are not Russia’s enemy, and certainly not enemies of our own country, inclined to take our country down the road of adventurism. There will be no geo-political reversals once assume power.
At this evening’s rally in Republic Square, leaders of Armenia’s “Velvet Revolution” reaffirmed their goal – to hold parliamentary elections after Nikol Pashinyan is elected prime minister.
Demonstrators have closed Garegin Nzhdeh street, nearby Shengavit Police Department, where, according to preliminary information, NA deputies Nikol Pashinyan, Ararat Mirzoyan and Sasun Mikayelyan are held by Police.
Samvel would like to know why the CB saw fit to give his personal data to a third party without his consent.
Polling surveys all showed that Clinton had a big advantage. No one was predicting that Trump would win. Trump himself didn't think he would win.
For the past year, investigations looking into Yerevan police maltreatment of reporters covering the dispersal of Electric Yerevan demonstrators on June 23, 2015, have languished with no resolution in sight.
Of interest is the fact that none of the above criminal cases were launched according to Article 164 of Armenia’s Criminal Code: Hindering the legal professional activities of a journalist.
We are all paying the price of the war, but I hope the guilty will be in court one day and Syrian society will be able to overcome this together.
At the briefing Fabian Penone said that another aim of Hollande’s trip to the region is to discuss the issue of frozen conflicts with the presidents of the three Caucasus nations.
Searching for prototypes of the computer and modern means of communication took journalist Tigran Paskevichyan back to the 1950s, when Soviet dissidents created samizdat.
Professor Jean-Pierre Mahé was on hand yesterday at the French Embassy in Yerevan to present his new work, Histoire de l'Arménie.
The July 10 screening Alexander Sokurov’s “The Sun” was a disaster. You’d think the voice of the young girl doing the translating was reading from a Google translate page. Most in the audience left out of disgust. The rest stayed in their seats, interested to see how far the translator’s imagination would reach.
Mayor Yeghiazaryan is demanding that Hetq issue a public retraction of the “slanderous and defamatory” information, publish an apology and 1 million AMD in compensation, including legal fees.
Visockas was found guilty not of anything specific he wrote but rather, in the court's view, due to the possible conclusions reached by the average reader.
A heavy rain had been beating down since morning. I had been walking for quite awhile to get to my destination, the Karakyozian Children’s House located in the Istanbul neighborhood of Sisli.
Minister Şimşek believes the only standard for Turkey’s accession to the European Union should be its desire to become a nation of European values On May 13, 2009, in the Turkish capital of Ankara, eighteen members of the Association of European Journalists, ...
Below is an interview with Bagrat Estukian, Armenian Language Editor of the Istanbul-based “Agos” newspaper.
Professor Claude Mutafian of the Sorbonne, visiting Armenia to participate in the conference dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the Adana massacres, stated that in terms of the on-going negotiations between Armenia and Turkey, "The talks are one thing ...
A new book by Terry Phillips sheds new light on the split within the Armenian Apostolic Church, pitting the Catholicosates of Etchmiadzin and Cilicia, that claimed the life on Archbishop Ghevont Tourian in 1933. "I would like to speak in Armenian, but I ...
At the request of the OSCE’s Yerevan Office, the BBC’s World Service Trust conducted an evaluation of the needs of Armenia’s Public TV Station.
The specialist magazine “Cognac World” published in the town of Cognac wrote, “ A new cognac lord, who wished to remain anonymous during the purchase, oversees an empire.” The magazine was referring to the oligarch’s business ...