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Turkish PM denies Armenian massacre constituted `genocide`

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 19:46

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has denied the World War I killings of Armenians under the Ottoman Empire amounted to genocide, just days after his government offered condolences over the massacres for the first time. 

Armenia genocide: Obama urges `full` acknowledgement of facts

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 21:42

US President Barack Obama said Thursday that the "full, frank and just acknowledgement" of facts surrounding the World War I mass killings of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire was in everyone`s interest.

Armenia accuses Turkey of `utter denial` on genocide

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 15:43

Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian on Thursday accused Turkey of an "utter denial" for failing to recognise World War I mass killings of Armenians as genocide.

Azeri raid kills Karabakh soldier: separatists

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2014, 16:06

Azerbaijani forces on Monday killed an ethnic Armenian soldier in an alleged cross-border raid into Nagorny Karabakh, officials from the Armenian-backed breakaway region said.

Protests across France against student deportations

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 00:21

Thousands of students protested in France and shut schools across the country on Friday in continued demonstrations against the deportation of foreign pupils.

French, Armenian diplomats call on Jayalalithaa

Last Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2013, 19:15

French and Armenian diplomats called on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.

Aronian, Anand to participate in Alekhine Memorial Tournament

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 20:22

Armenia`s World No.2 Levon Aronian and World Chess Champion Vishy Anand will take part in the Alexander Alekhine Memorial Tournament to be held jointly in Paris and St. Petersburg, Chess Federation of Armenia said on Wednesday.

Armenian President sworn in amid protests

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 12:21

Several thousand protesters demonstrated near the Armenian presidential palace after Serge Sarkisian was sworn in for a second term.

Black Sabbath`s Tony Iommi pens song for Armenia

Last Updated: Friday, March 08, 2013, 09:56

Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi, author of some of the world`s heaviest riffs, has penned the music for Armenia`s entry in this year`s Eurovision Song Contest, organisers said.

Armenian president secures second term in office

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 14:49

Incumbent Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has won Armenia`s presidential election with over 58 percent of the vote, according to official results announced by the country`s Central Election Commission (CEC) Tuesday.

Myanmar establishes diplomatic ties with Armenia

Last Updated: Friday, February 08, 2013, 14:13

Armenia is the first country that Myanmar forged links in the new year of 2013 after Malawi, Bhutan, Luxembourg, Latvia, Estonia and Iceland in 2012.

Armenia presidential hopeful shot and wounded

Last Updated: Friday, February 01, 2013, 08:44

A longshot candidate for the Armenian presidency was shot in the chest by an unidentified gunman, officials said.