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August 22, 2018
We cannot benefit from a foreign help

«We cannot benefit from a foreign help. The nation is miserable and will remain miserable if it is in need of a foreign help. They will never help us for their soul. They will take ten before they give us something».

RAFFI

Latest News
21.08.2018 | 17:23
Musical Luminary Serj Tankian Gives His Take on Armenian Issues
Serj Tankian, a revolutionary musician, founding member and lead singer of one of the most iconic bands of modern rock, System of a Down, has started to transition to full-time Armenian philanthropy a[...]
11.08.2018 | 18:02
World
Early Jurassic dinosaur footprints discovered in China
A research team said Friday, August 10 that they have discovered at least 250 dinosaur footprints in southwest China's Guizhou Province, Xinhua reports. The footprints, scattered over [...]
11.08.2018 | 17:05
Diaspora, Events
Armenian Musician Emmanuel Tjeknavorian Celebrated in Germany
Among the many special cultural events held in Germany during the summer, the Rheingau Music Festival is perhaps the most famous, not only for its location in the magnificent castles and basilicas of [...]
11.08.2018 | 16:00
Recipe Corner: Almond Butter Cookies
Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour, sifted 1 cup unsalted butter, softened 1/2 cup powdered sugar 2 egg yolks, 2 egg whites 2 tablespoons iced water Начало формы Конец формы Grated rind[...]
11.08.2018 | 15:00
Diaspora
Armenian-American Mari Manoogian wins Michigan Democratic Primary
Preliminary results indicate Mari Manoogian, a descendant of survivors of the Armenian Genocide, has won the Democratic primary for the Michigan State House of Representatives’ 40th District. [...]
11.08.2018 | 14:00
Diaspora, Events
William Saroyan House-Museum to Have Grand Opening in Fresno on August 31
After much anticipation, the William Saroyan House-Museum will open to visitors on Friday, August 31, the 110th Anniversary of the birth of the writer. To celebrate this occasion, a Grand Opening Cele[...]
11.08.2018 | 13:02
This day in history
Today is Navasard - the Day of the Armenian National Identity
According to ancient Armenian chronicles, on August 11, 2492 BC, the progenitor of Armenians Hayk defeated Bel, allowing his descendants to freely live and thrive. Hayk Agheghnavor (Hayk the Bowman[...]
11.08.2018 | 12:00
Iran
China says business ties with Iran no harm to any other country
China's business and energy ties with Iran do not harm the interests of any other country, the country's Foreign Ministry said, after U.S. President Donald Trump said companies doing business with Ir[...]
11.08.2018 | 11:02
Artsakh
German actor Richard Sammel cast in new Karabakh film
German actor Richard Sammel will star in a new English-language film, "Gate to Heaven", about Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) by Armenian filmmaker Jivan Avetisyan. "Meet and greet the main[...]
11.08.2018 | 10:00
Armenian Church
Feast of the Apparition (“Shoghakat”) of Holy Etchmiadzin
The Feast of “Shoghakat” of Holy Etchmiadzin commemorates the inauguration of the Cathedral of the Mother See. The fifth century Greek historian Agathangelos tells us of St. Gregory the [...]
10.08.2018 | 20:00
Politics
Towards the dictate of consolidation
Any revolutionary process involves the destruction of the previous system. This is normal. But do we realize that such processes undermine the collective strength of the society? The point here is tha[...]
10.08.2018 | 19:00
Diaspora, Events
Isabel Bayrakdarian to Perform at Western Diocese St. Leon Cathedral
This year has been marked by the 100th anniversary of Armenia’s independence. On May 28, 1918 Armenia gained independence after having been deprived of freedom for 600 years. This year Arme[...]
10.08.2018 | 17:03
Diaspora, Events
Exhibition of Vartus Varadian’s Chinese Watercolor Brush Paintings Opens in Natick
By Aram Arkun   Vartus Varadian’s Chinese watercolor brush paintings are on display at the Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary of the Massachusetts Audubon Society in Natick, Mass. from August 1[...]
10.08.2018 | 16:05
Syria
"More than 6,300 refugees" return to Syria from Lebanon in 3 weeks
The number of Syrian refugees who returned home from Lebanon since July 18, has exceeded 6,300 people, Colonel Samer Mkhan, a spokesman for the coordination committee to repatriate Syrian re[...]
10.08.2018 | 15:02
Events
Presentation of The Gambler book about Kirk Kerkorian to be held in Armenia’s Vanadzor town
The presentation of The Gambler – a book about American-Armenian businessman, billionaire, philanthropist, CEO of Tracinda Corporation, national hero of Armenia Kirk Kerkorian, will be held[...]
10.08.2018 | 14:01
Events
“Village of La Francophonie”, exhibition, performances: Armenia’s deputy culture minister introduces La Francophonie events
Armenia’s ministry of culture is preparing with responsibility for the cultural events which will be held on the sidelines of the upcoming La Francophonie summit in Yerevan in October. Nazeni G[...]
10.08.2018 | 13:25
World
Tajikistan president visits Azerbaijan
Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon is on a visit to Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan. Presidents of Azerbaijan and Tajikistan, Ilham Aliyev and Emomali Rahmon, held a tête-à-tê[...]
10.08.2018 | 13:05
Diaspora
Cher to release new album, ‘Dancing Queen’, in September
Cher will release “Dancing Queen,” a new album of Abba covers, on September 28, Warner Bros. Records announced on Thursday, August 9, according to Variety. The singer and actress &md[...]
10.08.2018 | 12:47
Attorneys appeal court’s ruling to remand MP Manvel Grigoryan in custody to Court of Cassation
The attorneys of MP Manvel Grigoryan have submitted an appeal to the Court of Cassation against the 1st instance court’s ruling to remand Grigoryan in custody, attorney Arsen Mkrctchyan told Arm[...]
10.08.2018 | 12:04
This day in history
Treaty of Sèvres was signed on August 10, 1920
World War I was a turning point in many aspects of world history. Historians claim, with good reason, that nothing is the same since 1918, mostly because of the new division of old empires such as the[...]