The crash of Armenian Yak-40
March 24, 2017
On August 1, 1990, a civil aircraft en route from Yerevan to Stepanakert crashed, killing the crew and all passengers onboard. According to the official narrative, the plane plunged due to the mistakes made by the pilots and controllers; however, the possibility of an Azerbaijani attack was much spoken about at that time. The truth never got through.
Painful tradition of Ethiopian tribes
March 21, 2017
The lip plate, also known as a lip plug, or lip disc, is a form of body modification. Increasingly large discs (usually circular) are inserted into a pierced hole in either the upper or lower lip, or both, thereby stretching it. The term labret denotes all kinds of pierced-lip ornaments, including plates and plugs.
Church taxation and restoration of monasteries in Western Armenia
March 18, 2017
On the threshold of the parliamentary elections, PanARMENIAN.Net presents the most attractive and specific pledges made by the rival political forces during their campaigns.
Armenian startup creates coloring game for children
March 17, 2017
Modern mobile devices have already become an inseparable part of our life. Here, the task of the adults is to familiarize their children with interesting brain games, as the kids are fast learners, especially when the development process is exciting.
Humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen
March 15, 2017
Yemen, one of the Arab world's poorest countries, has been torn by a war between forces loyal to the internationally-recognized government of President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi and those allied to the Houthi rebel movement. UN-brokered peace talks between the Houthi rebels and the government stalled in the summer of 2016.
Bringing down world's financial system
March 14, 2017
Under the leadership of Adolf Hitler, the National Socialist German Workers’ Party, or Nazi Party, grew into a mass movement and ruled Germany through totalitarian means from 1933 to 1945. Nazis are responsible for the Holocaust and many other grave crimes known to everyone, however, there are some facts you might not have heard about. The secret counterfeit plot is one of them.
Karabakh issue in election campaign
March 13, 2017
On the threshold of the parliamentary elections, PanARMENIAN.Net has inquired about the participating parties’ and blocs’ vision for the Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement.
Crimes punishable by death
March 10, 2017
Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime. The sentence that someone be punished in such a manner is referred to as a death sentence, whereas the act of carrying out the sentence is known as an execution.
Monte and Seda’s love story
March 9, 2017
The life of Armenian and Artsakh national hero Monte Melkonian was full of hardships, including years of wandering and even prison. However, as he said, he had two loves that helped him move forward: love for homeland and love for Seda.
Not a family orientated attraction
February 28, 2017
Guanajuato is a city and municipality in central Mexico. It was founded in 1559 due to the region's rich silver and gold deposits. Opulent colonial buildings, stunning tree-filled plazas and brightly colored houses are crammed onto the steep slopes of a ravine. Being best known internationally for its acclaimed annual international arts festival, the Festival Cervantino, the city is also home to one of the world’s scariest museums - the Mummy Museum (El Museo De Las Momias).