Ship that rescued Musaler Armenians
May 4, 2017
On September 5, 1915, the crew of Guichen warship from the 3rd French squadron that patrolled the East Mediterranean noticed huge white flags on the Turkish shore: one with a red cross and another saying “Christians in trouble, please help.” Captain Joseph Brisson ordered to lower the boats and find out what was going on.
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.
Armenians, who save Jews during Holocaust
February 1, 2017
The United Nations General Assembly designated January 27, the anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. On this annual day of commemoration, the UN urges every member state to honor the victims of the Nazi era and to develop educational programs to help prevent future genocides.
Armenian-Iranian diplomatic relations a century ago
May 30, 2017
Relations between Armenia and Iran count more than two millennia, going through different stages. Like any countries with common border, they were neighbors, allies and even enemies. During centuries, the attitude was changing, and the new era of Armenian-Iranian ties emerged after the proclamation of the First Republic of Armenia in May 1918.
December 26, 2016
In late February 1993, a high ranking Chechen official, an aide to rebel leader and the first President of the self-proclaimed Chechen Republic of Ichkeria Dzhokhar Dudayev, 38-year-old Ruslan Outsiev and his brother Nazarbek, 20, were killed at their London penthouse. As it turned out later, the assassination was linked to the Armenian security service members.
Zazas, unusual neighbors
February 23, 2017
During the recent years, Armenian media outlets have frequently referred to the distinctive features of the people called Zazas living in present-day Turkish town of Dersim (formerly the territory of Western Armenia) and the local Armenian communities, who survived the Genocide.
Udis’ severe past and sad present
November 30, 2016
Few remember that the Udis, one of the national minorities residing in the territory of present-day Azerbaijan, had been a part of Armenian spiritual and cultural life for centuries. PAN decided to tell about Udis and their links to the Armenian nation.
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.
Catholic Church hunt for Armenian saints relics
June 30, 2016
Armenia entered the 17th century as a ruined country deprived of statehood, with the church being the only uniting force. However, even then, it presented a peculiar interest for “independent looters”, who launched a hunt for the relics of Armenian saints.
Werfel's true masterpiece
May 5, 2016
Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day, known colloquially as Yom HaShoah, is observed as Israel's day of commemoration for the approximately six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust, and for the Jewish resistance in the Warsaw ghetto uprising. It was inaugurated on 1953, and is held on the 27th of Nisan (this year it coincided with May 5).