Turkey has asked French senators to reject a bill which makes it a crime to deny that the mass killings of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey were a "genocide."
Armenian's chief military prosecutor says the number of Armenian soldiers who died in action and noncombat circumstances fell by 33 percent to a total of 36 last year.
A French Senate panel has rejected a bill that would make it a crime to deny that the mass killings of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey amounted to "genocide."
The Armenian National Congress (HAK) has joined other opposition groups in criticizing a Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) official monitoring the political situation in Armenia.
The Armenian national currency, the dram, has steadily depreciated in value over the past year despite rising exports and private remittances from abroad.
A Turkish court ruling closes the case of the 2007 assassination of journalist Hrant Dink without a broader probe into the alleged involvement of state security officials in the murder.
Iranian-Azerbaijani tensions -- which have been escalating for weeks -- have apparently erupted into a cyberskirmish that has affected dozens of websites in both countries.
An Istanbul court is expected to deliver a verdict in the trial of 18 alleged accomplices in the 2007 murder of Hrant Dink, a prominent Turkish journalist of Armenian descent.
Leaders of the two opposition parties in Armenia's parliament have accused a top official of the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly (PACE) of pro-government bias after meeting him to discuss the political situation in the country.
More than 200 environmental activists and their supporters have marched to a forest in northern Armenia to protest its transformation into an open-pit mine that they say would severely damage the environment.
Armenia has officially confirmed reports that Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will soon host another meeting between his Armenian and Azerbaijani counterparts on the unresolved conflict over the breakaway Azerbaijani region of Nagorno-Karabakh.
Just seven months after joining the Non-Aligned Movement, Azerbaijan is now revitalizing its engagement with the NATO alliance.