Everything that follows is a bonus
August 29, 2016
Tsutomu Yamaguchi is the only man officially recognized by the Japanese government as having lived through the atomic bombings on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945.
August 27, 2016
Armenian culture has been preserved through millennia. Nowadays, various artifacts are kept at museums across the globe, being pearls of different collections.
From richest to poorest
August 26, 2016
Nauru is the world's smallest republic with less than 10,000 inhabitants on 21 square kilometers. It’s also the least visited country in the world.
Deadliest and largest quakes
August 25, 2016
247 people were reported killed and dozens more were missing or feared dead after a magnitude 6.2 earthquake and a series of aftershocks struck several towns in central Italy on August 24, 2016. On the same day, a powerful earthquake of 6.8 magnitude struck central Myanmar, killing 3 people and shaking buildings across the Southeast Asian nation and the region. Tremors were felt as far away as Bangkok, where witnesses reported high rise buildings swaying, and the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka.
Armenian tuff as key national building material
August 24, 2016
Armenia possesses about 90% of the world’s tuff resources. Besides, there are some deposits in Italy (near Rome and Naples), Turkey and Iran.
Denying the truth
August 23, 2016
In the latest row, Turkey has recalled its ambassador to Austria amid a growing spat between the two countries. According to a Deutsche Welle report, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu accused Austria at a press conference of being a center of racism and Islamophobia that supports Kurdish terrorist groups, adding Turkey would "review its relations" with Austria. "Unfortunately, the foundation for our bilateral relations and cooperation to continue as normal has disappeared," Cavusoglu said.
Facts and lies
August 19, 2016
The issues of arming, strengthening and replenishing the Armenian army have again aroused after the April escalation of the Nagorno Karabakh conflict, making the refusal from army service by members of various religious groups a very acute problem.
U.S. in largest transfer under Obama
August 16, 2016
The United States announced it sent 15 Guantanamo Bay detainees to the United Arab Emirates, marking the largest single transfer during the tenure of Barack Obama, who believes that Guantanamo Bay fuels the recruitment of jihadists and creates stronger anti-U.S. feelings. "This is about closing a chapter in our history," Obama said. "It reflects the lessons we've learned since 9/11 - lessons that must guide our nation going forward."
Armenian, Greek, Assyrian and Jewish heritage of Ottoman Empire
August 12, 2016
In the framework of a cultural heritage inventory project, the Hrant Dink Foundation carried out a research on Armenian, Greek, Assyrian and Jewish churches, synagogues, monasteries, schools, hospitals and cemeteries in Turkey.
Legends of creation
August 8, 2016
Nature and humans can create bizarre things, and there are some absolutely strange places around the world. They can make you fascinated or scared and will never vanish from your memory once you see them.