Three years ago, the building that once housed the National Cinema Center of Armenia on Teryan Street in Yerevan was auctioned off, to make way for a high-end multi-apartment building.
Before being elected prime minister, anti-government protest leader and MP Nikol Pashinyan met with Sarkissian on April 26 and later posted on his Facebook page that Sarkissian had showed him documents confirming that he had renounced his British citizenship in 2011.
Anzhela Samsonyan, who heads the library’s recruitment unit, told Hetq that most employees have walked out.
Two bottlenose dolphins, now being kept in a pool adjacent to the Best Western Paradise Hotel in Armenia’s northern resort town of Dilijan, will be sent to Iran according to Ministry of Nature Protection Chief of Staff Hovhannes Hovhannisyan.
On March 20, after an absence of more than 22 years, the illustration by Russian painter Mikhail Vrubel, entitled "Demon and Angel with Tamara's Soul" will once again be on display at the Museum of Russian Art in Yerevan. It was stolen from the museum in 1995, and nothing was known about its destiny until 2017.
A few days ago, 33 monkeys and eight coatis were found in a Ford minibus in Russia’s Rostov Province. The animals were transported from Armenia.
The question as to whether Armen Sarkissian, nominated by Armenia’s ruling Republican Party as its candidate to be the next president of Armenia, qualifies for the post continues.
Nevertheless, Sargsyan’s 37-year-old son Vardan is not listed in Armenia’s voter registry. Hayk, Sargsyan’s 34-year-old son, is listed in the registry, under the same address as his father.
Guests at the Best Western Paradise Hotel in Armenia’s northern resort town of Dilijan may be surprised to see two bottlenose dolphins swimming in a pool under the hotel.
The collection of paintings includes works by Hakob Hovnatanyan, Vardges Surenyants, Martiros Saryan, Ivan Aivazovsky, Ilya Repin, Tintoretto, Rubens and Jan van Goyen. Experts claim that most of these pictures, some centuries-old, are in danger.
David Barsamian is the founder and director of Alternative Radio in the United States. In addition to running audio projects, he has authored books with several well-known intellectuals, including Noam Chomsky, Edward Said, Arundhati Roy and others.
Three years after Armenian customs officials seized almost a ton of heroin being smuggled in from Iran, the biggest drug bust in Armenia and the region, only the bus driver and the bus company director have been sentenced and incarcerated.
Of the Armenian soldiers who died during the fighting in April 2016 on the border separating Artsakh and Azerbaijan, 51.3% came from poor families and 32.4% from extremely poor families.
Who is running for seats in the upcoming parliamentary election scheduled for April 2 in Armenia.
Switzerland’s Ambassador to Armenia Lukas Gasser has replied to a Hetq inquiry requesting clarification as to why the Swiss Federal Department of Justice refused a petition by Armenia’s Special Investigative Service (SIS) for legal assistance in the case of the offshore business dealings of Mihran Poghosyan, Armenia’s former Major General of Justice.
For comparative purposes, it should be noted that in 2016 the government allocated 64.8 million AMD to the Ministry of Culture for supporting the publication of literature, including the works of young writers, children’s and diasporan literature, and translations.
45 people were injured last night when clashes broke out between demonstrators and police at the security cordon set up around the police building seized by armed attackers on Sunday morning.
Unfortunately, in Armenia, it’s hard to gauge whether gifts, often amounting to thousands of dollars, listed in the financial disclosures submitted by officials, are aimed at manipulating the powers that be.
Antaramian-Hofman believes that what Syrian-Armenians are going through, in many ways, parallels that which happened seventy years ago.
From 2010-2015 at least three times more animals were imported to Armenia than had been exported with documentation for re/export (these permissions are given by the Ministry).
The International Red Cross has proposed that the authorities in Artsakh and Azerbaijan begin organizing measures to search for the bodies of soldiers killed during recent fighting and to return them to their families.
Serop was an ironmonger in Kobanî and repaired cars. Shahen, his 14-year-old son, assisted him.
Nerkin Karmiraghbyur is located 750 meters from an Azerbaijani military outpost on the other side of the border. Only 20% of the village’s arable land is cultivated.
When Tarlan Saydoyan opened the door to her house one early morning in October of last year, she was confronted by masked assailants.
Our investigation thus reveals that Armenia’s state agencies are basically not interested in providing comprehensive information regarding programs they have allegedly implemented with international financing. In certain cases, such information is quite piecemeal, even when we have forwarded official requests.
After taking her fifth child to kindergarten, Nazeli drops in at her neighbor’s house to warm up.
This section of the Line of Contact has been relatively calm of late than others.
Many Fossils at Uratian Burial Site May be Buried Forever
Two government officials in 2001 finagled the property documents to gain ownership of this state registered landmark.
An interview with Lerna Ekmekcioglu, McMillan-Stewart Associate Professor of History and Women and Gender Studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Tina Bastajian is a media artist and researcher born in Los Angeles and based in Amsterdam.
According to a report published on July 9 in Meydan TV, Azerbaijan's Ministry of National Security couldn’t effectively use the spyware it purchased for $384,000 from an Italian cyber-surveillance firm called Hacking Team.
He said that the problem faced by the protesters is getting organized and cited the example in Buenos Aires where 100 organizations would be on the ground to organize the movement.
Leslie Thorton is an Associate Professor at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. The theme of her talk at the Digital Storytelling Conference held in Yerevan on May 28 was “Journalistic Stories in Today’s Digital World”. On May 30, as part of BarCamp 2015, Thorton spoke about telling visual stories via the social network. Hetq spoke to Thorton about issues related to transformations...
“If things get better in terms of work, we won’t even think about returning to Syria, because Syria after the war won’t be the same as before. It lost its security and all its other good points. The best thing we had in Syria was security. I don’t believe that security will return.”
Often, we read about how internet access is restricted in some country or other, especially during times of civil unrest.
A few days ago the 23 year-old Armenian soldier from the Lori village of Dsegh repelled an Azerbaijani incursion attempt and sustained a hand grenade wound to the arm.