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In Armenia the Rich Rule: Liberal Democracy Is Plutocracy

In Armenia today, as in other capitalist democracies, the wealthiest few hold a near-total monopoly of political power.

London: Billions in ‘Dirty’ Money Fueling UK Real Estate Boom

According to a new report from Transparency International (TI), the London property market has been flooded with billions of pounds in dirty capital from around the world as criminals use secret offshore companies to bypass...

Azerbaijan: Jailed Journalist Rebukes President, Calls Charges Insulting

Jailed journalist Khadija Ismayilova has released to the media her defiant closing statement in a closed trial last week, in which she calls the Azerbaijan regime “criminal” and the charges against her “insulting.”

Armenian Bar Association on Genocide Centennial: “Let Our Redemption Begin and End with Us”

The two girls were born three months and three hundred miles apart in 1909, one in Kharpert’s Kessrik village and the other in Ordu’s seaside hills and dales. Soon enough, my grandmothers as girls were to have little in common...

Abstract Photo Exhibit Opens in Yerevan

A one man abstract photo exhibition featuring the work of Aztag newspaper photographer Gabriel Panosyan opened today at the Yerevan History Museum

Victims' Family Appeal: Vardan Petrosyan Should Get Minimum of Six Years

While Vardan Petrosyan, the performance artist sentenced on January 29 to five years for his complicity in a deadly October 2013 car accident that killed two teenagers will not be appealing the verdict, the family of the...

Azerbaijani Fire Kills Armenian Soldier on Artsakh Frontline

The Artsakh Defense Army (ADA) reports that Azerbaijani gunfire killed one of its frontline soldiers last night.

From Lake to Table: Armenian MP Builds Fish Market in Tbilisi

Vardan Ayvazyan, a Republican Party MP in Armenia’s parliament who heads the Standing Committee on Economic Affairs, is building a huge fish market in Tbilisi.