11 shots of awful tragedy
April 24, 2017
The history of the Armenian Genocide had been fixed in dozens of thousands of documents – diplomatic reports, evidences of the witnesses, memoirs and oral narratives. Besides, there are hundreds of photographs made by Armenians and foreigners during those years of horror.
Passion for ecclesiastical architecture
April 20, 2017
There are millions of churches across the world, each of them being unique. Church architecture evolved over the two thousand years of the Christian religion, partly by innovation and partly by imitating other architectural styles as well as responding to changing beliefs, practices and local traditions. Traditional church is constructed with stones, but New Zealand can boast a real Tree Church.
Costing more than a house
April 18, 2017
Originally, "kimono" was the Japanese word for clothing. But in more recent years, the word has been used to refer specifically to traditional Japanese clothing. Kimonos as we know them today came into being during the Heian period (794-1192). Nowadays, Japanese people rarely wear kimonos in everyday life, reserving them for such occasions as weddings, funerals, tea ceremonies, or other special events, such as summer festivals.
Orangutan, person of the forest
April 13, 2017
The orangutans are the two exclusively Asian species of extant great apes. Native to Indonesia and Malaysia, orangutans are currently found in only the rainforests of Borneo and Sumatra. Orangutans are the most arboreal of the great apes and spend most of their time in trees. Fruit is the most important component of an orangutan's diet; however, the apes will also eat vegetation, bark, honey, insects and even bird eggs. They can live over 30 years in both the wild and captivity.
4,003 meters above ground level
April 10, 2017
Mountaineering is about trekking in mountains and climbing the mountains, often with specialized equipment. It aims at reaching the highest point of mountains, preferably high, difficult to climb or yet unclimbed ones. The techniques differ depending on whether the terrain is rock, snow or ice, and in many cases the mountaineer has to face all of them in cold and windy conditions at high altitudes after a long wilderness hike.
History of timekeeping
April 8, 2017
People often complain about the lack of time. Indeed, for many of us having 24 hours in a day is not enough to sleep, eat, work and have a rest. To orient in time, humanity invented the clock, a unique device that went through a lot of transformations from huge stone discs to tiny watches.
Vaccination needed before kids become sexually active
April 7, 2017
The report published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed that over 42 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 59 are infected with genital human papillomavirus, while about 80 million Americans are infected with one of the many types of HPV.
Split of opposition votes
April 6, 2017
During the past two parliamentary elections, the voter turnout was almost the same: 1,574 million in 2017 and 1,559 million in 2012. However, the political forces participating in both polls have shown absolutely different results.
There will be no ideal solution
March 31, 2017
After the interview given to the Armenian Public Television, the first President of Armenia, Levon Ter-Petrosyan, was invited by Kentron TV to talk on the Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) conflict settlement, the stance of the international community and their bloc’s program ahead of the upcoming parliamentary elections. PAN has collected and presents his main arguments.
Next Karabakh proposals will be even worse
March 30, 2017
The first President of Armenia, Levon Ter-Petrosyan, has recently given an interview to the Armenian Public Television, where he dwelled on the Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) conflict settlement, the stance of the international community and their bloc’s program ahead of the upcoming parliamentary elections. PAN has collected and presents his main arguments.