“Armenian authorities and the justice ministry had made efforts for the convict’s transfer and currently the obstacle of financial obligations in transferring Hrachya Harutyunyan to Armenia is eliminated,” Kocharyan said.
A junior sergeant of the same base, A. Sargsyan, violated safety precautions while handling his service weapon and accidentally discharged a round, which hit Hakobyan in the head. The junior sergeant has been remanded in custody.
On April 24 and overnight April 25 the Azerbaijani forces violated the ceasefire regime more than 50 times by firing over 800 shots from various caliber weapons at the Armenian positions in the Artsakh-Azerbaijan line of contact.
I think for me as an Armenian, I feel it’s always important that people don’t just identify Armenians with genocide. Armenians are just not about the genocide. The genocide is a dark chapter of Armenian history, but this is the first Christian nation in the history of the world, there’s a rich culture, and even though you don’t have a lot of time to incorporate some of these elements into a two-hour film, we try to convey a sense of love, family, faith, kindness, and community in the context of the film.
Professor Garabed Antranikian is a world-famous and highly regarded microbiologist. He is a recipient of the most coveted European environmental award, the Environment Prize of the German Environment Foundation. Antranikian has achieved unprecedented success in developing environmentally friendly products, particularly in the production of new materials and fuels obtained from renewable resources.
The tragedy of our times reminds us not just that genocides continue, but that the new generation of perpetrators continue to expand their leverage through denial: Eric Nazarian
I’ll never forget the “tears” the rain made on the tips of the 12 slabs, each representing the 12 Armenian provinces that perished during the Genocide. 102 years later and still we are fighting for recognition and justice.
“Being Armenian means triumph to me. Every one of us who succeeds is a triumph in the face of Genocide – they failed to annihilate us, failed to silence us, and we will continue to thrive worldwide. It makes me very proud,” Alexis says.
Manuschak Karnusian was born in 1960 to a Swiss mother and an Armenian father. She grew up in Gstaad, Switzerland, and pursued a career as a bookseller and a flight attendant with Swissair before becoming a trainee journalist with the Berner Zeitung newspaper. She worked as a journalist and editor for the Förderband radio station and the newspaper Tessiner Zeitung.
Co-Founders of Aurora Humanitarian Initiative Ruben Vardanyan and Noubar Afeyan announce in Yerevan today the names of the five Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity 2017 finalists.
Famous Russian TV and radio journalist Vladimir Solovyov referred to the Armenian Genocide. He posted a Forgetme-not photo in Twitter recalling that the April 24 is the Remembrance Day of the Armenian Genocide.
Charles Aznavour’s son pays homage to Armenian Genocide victims in Yerevan Memorial on behalf of family
“This isn’t the first time I’m in Armenia. I’ve been here in 2015 with my father. I’ve come on behalf of the Aznavour family, my presence here is very important for my family. The main message of my visit is to show the next generation that they have to always be here, we have to assist Armenia being strong and united, that’s why I’m here today,” he said.
The donation by a film company founded by the late Kerkor “Kirk” Kerkorian, an Armenian American philanthropist and businessman, will help establish the Promise Institute for Human Rights at UCLA School of Law.
“Armenian peacekeepers continue their service in another base,” Artsrun Hovhannisyan, spokesman of the Armenian defense minister, said on Facebook.
“We should all care about human rights, helping refugees and children. My name is Jennifer Lopez, and I vow to keep the promise to never forget,” Lopez said in an online video.
Minister Artsvik Minasyan asked Armen Avetisyan’s profession, then made a job proposal, “I offer you a position of a forester.” Engineer Avetisyan agreed to work as forester in Lori province.
The filmmakers behind new historical epic ‘The Promise,’ starring Oscar Isaac and Christian Bale, charge that Turkish interests tried to counter their film by creating a competing movie.
Mkhitaryan made the following post on his Facebook page, “I am deeply saddened by the tragic news from Nigeria. Praying for the eternal repose of our fans and wishing strength to all those affected by the tragedy.”
ECHR rules ‘Grigoryan & Galstyan vs Armenia’ eminent domain lawsuit “clearly unfounded and unacceptable”
Based on the Armenian government’s decision, the European Court ruled the lawsuit to be unacceptable for the mentioned articles, as for the other parts it ruled it as clearly unfounded.
The servicemen were in Vayots Dzor at a camp gathering when the junior sergeant, a contractual serviceman of the 6th Battalion, accidentally discharged his rearm due to negligence. An investigation has been launched.
From random meeting in Tatev Monastery to wedding: Love story of MEP Frank Engel and his Armenian fiancée
Recently media were focused on MEP Frank Engel from Luxembourg and his Armenian fiancée Tatev Manukyan, who lives in Belgium. She studied in the State University of Economics of Armenia and later continued her studies in Sweden’s Dalarna University.
“They used the cover of the war between Turks and Russians to say that Armenians must be removed from the war zone. The Armenians were walked to deaths or massacred in rivers, fields, droned at sea. This was the first genocide of the 20th century. The word ‘genocide’ came to describe this event,” he said.
“There’s something important about a film [The Promise] that many people have tried to stop being made for decades.”
“I have the Honor” state program is linking university deferment from military service with future officer service: Vigen Sargsyan
“Graduates of military educational institutions are people who have chosen the military profession as a lifestyle, a mission. They begin their combat path as cadets and dream of becoming generals. But the large Army needs large numbers of junior officers, who will serve in the platoon-company circle.
A Smerch heavy multiple rocket launcher, the Tochka U tactical missile system, air defense systems, Grad multiple rocket launcher, howitzer artillery units and a T-90 tank are displayed at the exhibition.
Under the program, those draftees who will desire to serve in military bases which are engaged in combat shifts, will be eligible to serve under a new military service type – termcontractual.
“The best defender of a country is the man who realizes his share of responsibility for the Fatherland. Responsibility isn’t an abstract and sublime concept. Responsible is the man who at least has his own corner. Even if he doesn’t, he is sure that he will earn that corner through honest work.
The “Nation-Army” concept, proposed by the Armenian defense minister, is aimed at the discipline of the demanding citizen in the Armenian society in the field of security, President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan said in his speech during the opening of the “Nation-Army 2017” conference.
Victoria, who was joined by her husband and parents for the investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, was recognised for her 17-year career. Former heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill was made a Dame, and celebrated actor Mark Rylance received a knighthood.
I don’t see any reason to worry, the man went out unarmed and without his uniform: Shirak province Prosecutor on missing Russian soldier
“Active search operations are currently underway, and materials are being prepared in the Investigative Department”, he said, confirming that according to their information the missing soldier was unarmed and was wearing civilian clothes.
“One of the big things for us was taking the darkness of the Armenian genocide and moving it into the light,” said producer Eric Esrailian, a Los Angeles physician and friend to Kerkorian. “Genocide denial is one phase of genocide. The way systematic denial has tried to crush it and bury the truth for so many years, it’s amazing to see it all come to light now.”
“We’ve come a long way. When I started, we had only 101 elements. Today, it’s 118, completing the seventh row of the periodic table. Since I joined the Flerov laboratory, I’ve mostly been making elements, which is why I helped discover many of them. Our collaboration with US researchers has also been strong, even during the cold war.”
But love is The Promise’s stock in trade. “Along with this heavy topic, we’ve created a very moving and emotional love quadrangle that carries us through the film,” says Terry George (Hotel Rwanda), the film’s director and co-writer. “We set out to create something that would appeal to a broader audience. This is a big, old-fashioned love story that takes place during a very dark period in history.”
In that statement, we urged the Armenian government, political parties, and civil society to work together to address these concerns through legal mechanisms, and we thus welcome the announcement today by the Prosecutor General that he is investigating the troubling report just published by Hayastan24.
The World Economic Forum published the annual report which presents 136 country’s ranking in security, business environment, tourism, healthcare, natural resources, human resources and labor market and other components.
“I am very happy about that. I like to see songs repossessed and refitted for different purposes. It is pretty good too.”
I attach great value to that film, all my ancestors are Armenian Genocide victims: Serj Tankian comments “The Promise” film
“I am very happy for my contribution to the musical component of the film. This is a very important film. It tells about a love story taking place during the years of the Armenian Genocide. I attach great value to that film since all my ancestors are Armenian genocide victims,” Tankian said.
“I will never forget him saying, just put it way at the bottom in small letters,” said Esrailian, who said that the humble Kerkorian was always donating money anonymously, and in fact, donated more than $1B in that manner.
During her 3rd year of running and founding “Meline’s Garden”, Taline Kevonian took a trip to Mexico, Ecuador, and Colombia in 2016 to conduct further research on how quinoa, or the “pseudo grain” as she calls it, which has been present for centuries, was still positively impacting South and Central Americas.
“If the rally was peaceful in nature, then why was it proceeding in the narrow streets of Sari Tagh, at night…”
“Also it was obvious that it would disturb the residents, where we received complaints from. I think, going to Sari Tagh didn’t pursue a peaceful goal. This is my stance, and it is presented in more detail in the report,” Tatoyan said.