Latest News for: Armenia capital


Azerbaijani ombudsman appeals to international organizations

MENA FN 09 May 2021
But unfortunately, the world community observes the tendency of glorifying Nazism in Armenia. As such in the capital of Armenia, it was erected a monument to fascist executioner and traitor Garegin Ter-Harutyunyan, who served German fascists under the nickname of Garegin Nzhdeh.

106 years and 44 days of the Armenian Genocide

Open Democracy 07 May 2021
Mt Ararat as seen from Yerevan, the capital of Armenia ... Since childhood, my grandfather grew up listening to these words of his great-grandfather, Baghdasar, who fled to Armenia with his family during the 1915 genocide ... Many Armenians left their Turkish homes, wealth and gardens in 1915 and fled to Armenia, knowing that they would one day return.

Philanthropist, Asbarez Supporter Zaruhy Sara Chitjian Passes Away

Asbarez 07 May 2021
... at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) her endowment supports archaeological research in Armenia ... In 2006 she partially sponsored renewed excavations of Dvin, a capital and a large commercial city of early medieval Armenia, and at the world-renown Areni-1 cave site.

UAE Eid holidays: Where can Dubai residents travel without needing to quarantine?

Gulf News 06 May 2021
Dubai is currently operating regular flights to Male, the capital ... ARMENIA. Fly Dubai is operating slights to Yerevan, Armenia’s fascinating capital, which is a combination of stark Soviet-style architecture and charming old buildings, all set against dramatic snow-topped mountains.

Find out which countries are welcoming U.S. tourists back 03 May 2021
By Forrest Brown and Brekke Fletcher . CNN. Editor’s note. CNN Travel updates this article periodically. It was last updated in its entirety on May 1 ... The health risks are obvious ... Albania ... More info ... Armenia. From the historic capital of Yerevan to wild national parks, Armenia is open to US tourists ... Armenia’s official Covid-19 travel website ... 1.

Armenia Protection Monitoring Report #2, January - February 2021

Reliefweb 30 Apr 2021
According to the Armenian Migration Service, some 90,000 persons found themselves in a refugee-like situation in Armenia as reported in December 2020 and who at the time were residing in ten marzes (provinces) of the country1 including in the capital ... The host community in Armenia ...

This Day in History (May 1)

Kayhan 30 Apr 2021
43 solar years ago, on this day in 1978 AD, the Soviet Union’s Armenian music composer and conductor, Araam Khachaturian, died at the age of 75 in Moscow and was buried in Yerevan, capital of the Republic of Armenia ... capital of Georgia, which was for centuries part of Iran.

Armenia on a platter

Business Line 27 Apr 2021
This landmark is a gargantuan covered market, a little out of the main city centre of Armenia’s compact capital Yerevan ... As I travel across Armenia over the next few days, I am constantly reminded of how similar and recognisable some of the dishes in its culinary repertoire are.

Turkey's president slams Biden's acknowledgment of Armenian genocide

Yahoo Daily News 27 Apr 2021
In Yerevan, Armenia's capital, many cheered President Biden's decision ... But while they're balancing, that doesn't mean they can go and swing towards Moscow if they feel upset with Biden over this recognition of Armenia, because at the end of the day, Turkey has essential ties in its economic system with the US, with Western Europe.

In pictures: Azerbaijan's controversial war park

BBC News 26 Apr 2021
Azerbaijan has opened an outdoor museum to commemorate its six-week war with Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh region last year. The Spoils Of War Park in the capital, Baku, features weapons, armour and vehicles seized from Armenian forces ... Armenia said the ...

‘They Chained Me to a Radiator and Beat Me’: Armenian POWs Speak Out

Vice 26 Apr 2021
A man mourns at the grave of a fellow fighter in Stepanakert, the regional capital of Nagorno-Karabakh, in October last year ... But the territory has been populated by ethnic Armenians and governed in close cooperation with Armenia’s capital Yerevan for decades ... “But I want the other prisoners of war to return to Armenia.” .

Turkey-US relations in the spotlight again after Biden’s Armenia statement 

Arab News 26 Apr 2021
Richard Giragosian, director of the Yerevan-based Regional Studies Center, said although Biden’s statement had no legal or even policy implications for Armenia, it did extend significant credence and political capital to the Armenian quest for recognition and reassurance.

Despite Biden’s statement, not the right time for Turkey to pick a fight

The Arab Weekly 26 Apr 2021
He added that Turkish and Armenian populations have been living in unity in Anatolia for centuries, adding that Ankara also wants good neighbourly relations with Yerevan, the capital of Armenia.

Armenian leader praises Biden’s genocide recognition

Egypt Independent 25 Apr 2021
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia’s leader is praising President Joe Biden’s recognition of the deaths of 1.5 million Armenians in Ottoman Turkey as genocide, calling it “a powerful step.” ... to a hilltop memorial complex in the capital of Yerevan to lay flowers and mourn the victims.

U.S. recognizes Armenian genocide

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 25 Apr 2021
WILMINGTON, Del ... "We affirm the history ... Armenia said it appreciated Biden's "principled position" as a step toward "the restoration of truth and historical justice." ... In Armenia on Saturday, people streamed to the hilltop complex in Yerevan, the capital, that memorializes the victims ... .