Compassion is key, no matter what

An Italian photojournalist’s journey through the pandemic

April 21, 2020
Compassion is key, no matter what
Italian photojournalist Sergio Ramazzotti has seen the worst of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, followed the escalation of the Libyan Civil War, and has been covering the war in Afghanistan in the past 13 years. The rapidly spreading novel coronavirus, though, is particularly close to home: Italy, his native country, is among the epicenters of the pandemic today.

Quarantine in metropoles

Drone footage reveals deserted streets

March 28, 2020
Quarantine in metropoles
More and more cities around the world have opted to quarantine in a bid to counter the spread of the novel coronavirus. And footage from abandoned streets that once bustled with business and passers-by resemble shots from post-apocalyptic movies.

The Armenian girl and her Resignation Syndrome

Telling a story in a single image

March 9, 2020
The Armenian girl and her Resignation Syndrome
The captivating portrait of an Armenian girl with Resignation Syndrome – a disorder in which children overwhelmed by trauma slip into a coma-like state – has been shedding light on the disease after its author, Polish photographer Tomek Kaczor was nominated for the 2020 World Press Photo Of The Year.

How "impressive Diaspora" could help augment Armenia’s IT scene

ICANN SVP

October 16, 2019
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Armenia had recently come under the spotlight thanks to several major IT events that Yerevan was hosting, and David Conrad, Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer at ICANN (Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers), says the impressive Armenian Diaspora could help bring in more awareness about and investment into the country.

Investments in Armenia’s greenhouses bear fruit

New markets opening for home-grown products

September 6, 2019
Investments in Armenia’s greenhouses bear fruit
Growing strawberries and raspberries might seem like an endeavor that’s far removed from the realm of politics. But in Armenia, one of the first countries to privatize land after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the fledgling market economy has offered greenhouse growers new opportunities to compete.