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Hrachya Harutyunyan to be extradited from Russia

Hrachya Harutyunyan to be extradited from Russia

“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.

Soldier killed by Azerbaijani fire

Soldier killed by Azerbaijani fire

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.

The Promise: Eric Esrailian on how the movie is only the beginning

The Promise: Eric Esrailian on how the movie is only the beginning

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.

100 Lives Stories: Garabed Antranikian

100 Lives Stories: Garabed Antranikian

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.

Being Armenian means triumph to me: Alexis Ohanian

Being Armenian means triumph to me: Alexis Ohanian

“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.

100 Lives Stories: Manuschak Karnusian

100 Lives Stories: Manuschak Karnusian

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.

Charles Aznavour’s son pays homage to Armenian Genocide victims in Yerevan Memorial on behalf of family

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.

This issue must be solved by late 2019: Serzh Sargsyan

This issue must be solved by late 2019: Serzh Sargsyan

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.

Path to screen for Armenian epic includes evading a knockoff: Washington Post

Path to screen for Armenian epic includes evading a knockoff: Washington Post

“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.”

Mr Element 118: The only living person on the periodic table

Mr Element 118: The only living person on the periodic table

“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.”

The Promise: A love story set against the backdrop of the Armenian Genocide

The Promise: A love story set against the backdrop of the Armenian Genocide

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.”

U.S. Embassy in Armenia reflects to “SAS Group” recording

U.S. Embassy in Armenia reflects to “SAS Group” recording

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.

Agriculture in Armenia: the growing sector

Agriculture in Armenia: the growing sector

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.