An Armenian couple has named its firstborn child after French President Nicholas Sarkozy two days after the French Senate adopted a law criminalizing any public denial of what is recognized in France as the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire.
Turkey has denounced as “racist" and "discriminatory” a new French measure making it a criminal offense to deny that a genocide of Armenians by Ottoman Turks occurred.
The French parliament has grabbed headlines this week by passing legislation under which it would be a crime to deny that the mass killings of Ottoman Armenians in 1915 was genocide.
The presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan have agreed to accelerate talks aimed at settling the conflict over the Nagorno-Karabakh region.
The French Senate is due to debate a bill that would make it a crime to deny that the 1915 mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks amounted to genocide.
The Armenian opposition has pressured the government over a major electoral reform by holding a conference attended by officials from virtually all of the country's major political forces.
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.