"The secret to the priest's garden bearing many fruits is simply in cultivating well. The trees need to be trimmed, treated, maintained, and nourished. If you do all that correctly, you can get good results. I don't even have one tree in the garden that doesn't bear fruit," he says proudly.
The hearing in the case of Sargis Hakobyan, accused of assaulting his wife, continued Tuesday at the Gegharkunik District Court of First Instance. Prosecutor Lazaryan made a motion to attach to the case and be admitted as evidence Sargis Hakobyan and his wife Hasmik Khachatryan's daughter Varsik Hakobyan's testimony that her mother never hit her.
Following Wednesday's court hearing of a man accused of assaulting his wife, former leader of the Progressive Socialist Party Robert Aharonyan and others attacked a Hetq journalist and NGO representatives who are supporting the defendant's wife.
The sound of machines once again fills the halls of a former silk factory in Stepanakert, which ceased operations following the Karabakh War. Garment and textile production was restored in the factory named "Karmetakskombinat".
A Hetq source close to the work of the awards committee, who wishes to remain anonymous, told us that Orange Armenia Marketing Director Aram Mkrtchyan approached the jury members and instructed them to overlook Yenokyan’s book in their deliberations. This incident is supposed to have taken place after the online votes had been tallied.
For the past nine months a company called Gharabagh Carpet has been operating in the space in an attempt to restore the art of rug weaving in the country using design patterns that have been preserved in photos from the past.
The development of technology is not subject to any spatial or time constraints. Every new computer and telephone gadget or improvement that comes along can be found in almost any electronics store in a matter of days.
Scores of people gathered outside the Government Building in Yerevan today to protest the launch of a new mandatory pension system in Armenia
Soydemir is one of the founders of the youth movement in Haytay. The movement is not only engaged in civil society development and raising youth issues in his home town of Haytay but throughout Turkey.
Walk down Hyusisayin Avenue (Northern Boulevard) In Yerevan any balmy evening and you’ll invariable see Gevorg strumming tunes on his guitar to the accompaniment of an amplifier laying down a back-beat.
Some Yerevan residents still continue to keep busy doing the things that they love, while at the same time enjoying the warmth and sun of the city.
Tavoush Province – Border Villages
Two men, past the age of 50, prevented us from taking pictures on the site of the Closed Market in Yerevan. They threatened to break our equipment.
Three year-old Nelly has withstood the needles and bitter medicines of doctors for the past twenty days. Nelly has been diagnosed with acute leukemia. She’ll receive her first round of chemotherapy tomorrow.
Minutes ago, a defiant Raffi Hovannisian flanked by his supporters, approached the Presidential Palace on Baghramyan Avenue to meet with Serzh Sargsyan.
At today’s press conference in Freedom Square, Raffi Hovannisian gave the authorities in power until tomorrow at 5pm to confess to the numerous election violations they committed and to apologize to the voters of Armenia.
A 40-ish man was picking through the refuse, sorting out pieces of metal and copper wire. He was sticking them in the fire to burn off the plastic bits. The copper would be sold to keep his family going for yet another day.
Five years ago residents of 127 and 131 Teryan Street signed a contract with Region Invest. The company promised residents that if they vacated their homes they would be provided new apartments in a building to be constructed at the site. The company said the new building would be complete within two years.
Three young Argentine women have been trekking across the globe for the past few years, bringing smiles, love and liberation to those they meet on their way.
During our recent trip to Istanbul, we would spend our afternoons in the courtyard of the Sourp Prgitch (Holy Redeemer) Armenian Chapel in Yedikule.
Artash says the police know everyone who is working illegally. It’s just a matter of not getting into trouble or making trouble. If you do, the authorities will let you go about your business.
Since she’s an old-timer, Ano watches out and cares for those who have recently migrated from Armenia. But she complains that the newcomers have cheated her in return.
Every day, 13 year-old Mamoukan must convince himself that he loves his boss more than his own father. Tough socio-economic conditions have even started to impact the emotions and views of adolescent citizens of Armenia.
I don’t feel such diversity. It’s probably because I’ve lived here for so many years. Such great diversity doesn’t exists here. There aren’t even sub-cultures anymore. It’s all been erased. There is only one culture - the Turkish culture.
Silva Bingaz, born to an Armenian family in the Malatya region of Turkey, is a well-known photographer in Istanbul. When talking to her, I got the distinct impression that she doesn’t place much importance on the nationality of a person and that she’s grown tired of all the talk regarding Armenian-Turkish relations.
Yesterday, the Armenian Apostolic Church Diocese of Kotayk issued a press statement that construction of a restaurant adjacent to the Kecharis Monastery had been halted and that the eatery was in the process of being dismantled.
Five people were reported killed on Saturday night after the Kur River in Georgia overflowed its banks in southern Tiflis, due to several days of heavy rain.
The site will not only serve as a market but will have stores as well. The stalls now used as storage space in the market will open as stores for retailers.
Shahgaldyan says that Catholicos Garegin II responded that, “We are not opposed to the construction but that the Ministry of Culture has the final say.”
“I do whatever I can for my kids. Whether it’s collecting bottles, this or that, just to have some money to feed them,” Aghun said.
Yanis Sarkisov, the man charged with the murder of Zaruhie Petrosyan, was found guilty and sentenced to ten years imprisonment.
"It’s shameful. You don’t believe in God and have no moral values. Be silent, shut up."
Allegedly, the Catholicos proclaimed, “What have you done. This isn’t what we agreed to.”
Eligible bachelors and bachelorettes are grilled by a trio of middle-aged Armenian ladies who ask puerile and trivial questions.
Those arrested attempted to protest the inclusion of a Russian military unit at today's Independence Day parade.
Independence Day organizers are handing out commemorative T-shirts made in Turkey to lucky contest winners.
The Nork-Marash Administrative District ruled that the child could be placed in the care of Liliya Sarkisova, mother of the charged murderer.
Rima doesn't like to stay inside and listen to the elders talk about conditions in Dastakert or the mine. None of it interests the little girl.
A fancy restaurant is now being built practically on the doorstep of the Kecharis Monastery in Tzaghkadzor and it would appear that the Armenian Church is not opposed to the eatery.
Edward Hakobyan, one of the kiosk operators, told Hetq that the officials possessed no permits and neither had they provided prior notice in writing.
Sahakanoush dreams of working as a cleaning attendant somewhere."I don't ask for much. If I could land a job paying 40-50,000 AMD that would be fabulous.
"I want to explore new places, to see new cities and countries. But my parents won't even let me visit my sister in Alaverdi on my own. They insist that someone escorts me. I want to travel on my own, to be free."
When I awoke the sky had brilliantly opened up. I was introduced to Lili’s son who somehow managed to chat in Armenian. His most darling expression was “Armenian cognac”.
A year or two after she got married, our paths diverged for a year or two. One day, I got a letter from her through the internet. She had gone to Sweden with her husband.
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