Romanian photojournalist Anreea Tanase’s “Armenians in Romania” project was presented by interviews, book launches and photo exhibitions in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Yerevan, Gyumri. We talked to Tanase about her journey to the history of Armenians living in her country and her work, in which the traces of genocide from past to present is documented.
Armenian Ministry of Culture announced that they will provide support for the restoration of Palmyra, which was taken back by Assad regime's army on March.
Catholic Spiritual Leader Pope Francis will visit Armenia on June 24-26. The logo and slogan of this visit is determined.
OSCE Minsk Group, which was formed with the purpose of promoting a peaceful resolution for Karabakh conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan and meditating between two sides, convened the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan.
After 4-day conflict between Azerbaijan and Karabakh forces, many questions emerged about the developments in the region. Can these developments transform into a full-fledged war? What are the positions of Turkey and Russia in these developments? What do western countries and diaspora think? We asked these question to Vahram Ter Matevosyan from Yerevan based American University of Armenia. Ter Matevosyan said, "Aliyev, with the Turkish endorsement, turned the solution down. Now, we are back to the same vicious circle."
“The Armenian Assembly of America (AAA), as one of the largest Armenian advocacy groups in the United States, is engaged in serious work with the U.S. executive and legislative authorities to counter attempts to disturb peace and renew hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh,” told Arpi Vartanian, Regional Director of the Assembly to Agos. Vartanian also underlined the importance of peace for the region and said: We want the world to recognize Nagorno Karabakh, and its right to self-determination. We want the people of Artsakh to live in peace, free from the rule of Aliyev.
Gyumri-based software development company Digital Pomegranate developed a gaming platform called 'Playland Armenia' with the support of Gulbenkian Foundation in order to teach Western Armenian to children.
It is stated that an agreement for stopping the clashes on the northern and southern regions of Karabakh-Azerbaijani border between 15.00 and 20.00 local time is made. In 5 hours, both sides will search for the soldiers who were killed during the clashes.
Tevan Poghosian, who is a member of Armenian parliament since 2012 and served as the Washington representative of Karabakh between 1997-1999, assessed the developments about Karabakh.