Armenia

Prankster strikes again, catches Juncker out on Putin, Trump

In a recorded telephone call with a prankster impersonating Armenia’s new prime minister, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker described Russian …

Pranks

Armenia - Teaching & Learning

The Armenian word <i>arhestanots</i>, commonly translated as “workshop,” may also mean “craft’s place.” These were places where apprentices would gradually …

Smithsonian

2018 HLPF Side Event: Innovation and Impact Investment for the SDGs: Tools for Advancing Reforms

17 Jul 2018 - 2018 HLPF Side Event.<p>The Sustainable Development Goals call for new approaches and innovative solutions for social change, beyond …

Innovation

20th meeting - 2018 High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (2018 HLPF)

17 Jul 2018 - 20th meeting: Voluntary national reviews (Individual: Armenia, Ireland, Jamaica, Namibia, State of Palestine) at the 2018 High-level …

High Level

Russian army drill panics villagers in Panik, Armenia

Representatives of the Russian army apologized to the Armenian government after conducting unannounced war games in a northwest village of Panik. …

Russia

Juncker, Mogherini duped by pranksters pretending to be Armenian PM

Commission pair talked about Trump and Russia during calls with fake Nikol Pashinyan.<p>By Paul Dallison<p>Jean-Claude Juncker and Federica Mogherini reportedly fell victim to a pair of Russian pranksters posing as the prime minister of Armenia.<p>According to Euronews, the European Commission president and …

Iran Nuclear Deal

Objects, photos, messages tell personal stories of survival at new exhibit

SKOKIE, Ill. – A new exhibit at the Illinois Holocaust Museum opened Thursday.The powerful display sheds new light on a tragic topic – genocide …

South Sudan

Armenia Is Very, Very Excited That Kim Kardashian Is Visiting Her Homeland

April 24 marks 100 years since the start of the Armenian genocide, when more than a million Armenians were killed in 1915, during the dying days of …

Kim Kardashian

Armenia seeks Red Cross help over man held in Azerbaijan

Armenia is seeking international help in securing the return of a man accused of crossing illegally into neighboring Azerbaijan and being a spy.<p>Karen …

South Asia

Celtic face Rosenborg in Champions League qualifying after cruising to win

Ten-man Celtic cruised into the Champions League second qualifying round with a comprehensive 3-0 win against Alashkert at Parkhead.<p>The Hoops’ 3-0 win in Armenia last week made the return game something of a formality and a first-half double from Moussa Dembélé, the second from the spot, and a …

Soccer

Get to Know Khorovats, Armenia’s Favorite Grilling Pastime

Sitting on a cliff overlooking the Debed Gorge in northern Armenia, the Haghpat monastery is a stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site worth the …

Cooking

CTED conducts follow-up assessment visit to Armenia

The Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), acting on behalf of the Counter-Terrorism Committee, conducted a visit to the Republic …

UN Security Council

Armenian activists fight to shut down gold mine, save their water

<b>A mountain in the southeast of Armenia has been the site of a long-standing protest between local activists and a subsidiary of international mining company Lydian International. For over three weeks now, environmentalists and locals have been blocking the roads to the Amulsar mountain site in an</b> …

Environment

Raising a Glass to Armenia’s Elaborate Toasting Tradition

In Armenia, you learn quickly that “cheers” doesn’t cut it: Feasts among friends often entail elaborate ordered toasts sprinkled with poetry, …

Ancient History

Armenia’s “Tree of Life” Tradition Took Root Thousands of Years Ago, and Has Only Grown Since

Few images link the realms of Earth and heaven as simply or elegantly as that of a towering tree, one rooted in the mortal world yet aspiring upwards …

Armenia

PM Nikol Pashinyan received UN Resident Coordinator, UNDP Resident Representative in Armenia Shombi Sharp | UNDP in Armenia

UNDP Around the world<p>You are at UNDP Armenia<p>×<p>A<p>B<p>C<p>Cambodia Cameroon Cape Verde Central African Republic Chad Chile China Colombia Comoros Congo (Dem. …

UNDP

Armenian PM urges NATO to send message to Azerbaijan

<b>Armenian prime minister, Nikol Pashinyan, has called on NATO to send a message to neighbouring Azerbaijan that the international community will not accept any attempt to resolve the conflict in disputed Nagorno Karabakh by force.</b><p>In an interview with Euronews, Pashinyan, who was swept to power after …

Russia

Pinoy tops international arts and culture tilt in Armenia

YEREVAN, Armenia - A Filipino student from the Central Philippine University of Iloilo City won first place during the 5th International Competition …

Mental Disorders

Armenia: Where the church bells toll

Khor Virap monastery. Photo: Sugato Mukherjee<p>Few know that Kolkata once had a large Armenian community that has dwindled over time. It is from the …

Business (India)

Armenian church displays significant relic amid tensions

Armenia's dominant church has put a significant Christian relic on display after rumors that a part of it had been sold prompted protesters to occupy …

Jesus

Armenia’s Water Provider Vows To Restore Full Service In Yerevan After Shortages

Armenia’s water provider has pledged to restore full supply in the nation’s capital, where residents have complained about water shortages amid a …

Water

U.S. Envoy ‘Confident’ About More Trade, Investment In Armenia

The U.S. ambassador to Yerevan said recent political changes in Armenia will help bring new trade and investment to the South Caucasus country.

Russia

Discovering Ancient Armenia with Diasporan Eyes and Ears

<i>Birthright Armenia aims to strengthen ties between the homeland and Diasporan youth by affording them an opportunity to be a part of Armenia’s daily</i> …

Smithsonian

Armenia .

The Republic of Armenia is presenting its first Voluntary National Review (VNR) on the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable …

Sustainability

Armenia begins reconnecting with its diaspora, starting in Glendale

The Armenian minister of culture, Lilit Makunts, visited Glendale Friday evening to share her vision for the future of Armenia’s entertainment industry and answer questions about the recent revolution that led to a peaceful transition of power after a decade of one-party rule riddled with …

Glendale

The Point of Armenia’s Splashy Holiday is Getting Wet

Visitors to the Eurasian country of Armenia might get a soaking surprise should they be visiting on a particular Sunday in July: A bucket full of …

Swan Lake

Armenia, Greece to enhance cooperation in fighting crimes

YEREVAN, July 3 (Xinhua) -- The Prosecutor General's Office of Armenia and the Public Prosecutor's Office of the Supreme Court of Greece on Tuesday …

News (China)

05. Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenia's Powder Keg War

Nagorno-Karabakh

The Rise of a State and the Decline of Another

Near the close of the last century, as the Soviet Union imploded upon its own weight, dysfunction, and corruption, independent states began to emerge …

Conservative View

[Interview] No change in EU relations after Armenia revolution

Hard security realities and Russia continue to govern Armenia's destiny despite its recent revolution.

European News