Honored as the best in literature, journalism
March 27, 2018
One of the most prestigious awards in the world, the Pulitzer Prize celebrates the best in literature, journalism, music, drama, poetry. While a number of Armenian writers, journalists and reporters have won the coveted prize, by themselves or as part of a team, many others have yet to receive recognition.
Child killed, soldiers beheaded, bodies tortured
July 5, 2017
Azerbaijan on Tuesday, July 4 violated the ceasefire on the contact line with Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh), using various caliber mortars and even employed a TR-107 rocket engine in the south of the frontline. Artsakh Defense Army opened retaliatory fire to suppress the rival’s attacks. During the incident, two civilians - a 52-year-old woman and a 2-year-old girl from Azerbaijan - were killed.
This is not the first time Baku’s adventurism results in human losses - including among civilians - and impermissible human rights violations and war crimes in Karabakh, and is certainly not the last time.
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.
Contributors to Mars exploration
July 12, 2017
The exploration of Mars has yielded a dramatic increase in knowledge about the Martian system, focused primarily on understanding its geology and habitability potential since the late 20th century, when probes were sent from Earth to the mysterious Red Planet. Mars has long been the subject of human interest. It is a rocky planet, like Earth, which formed around the same time, yet with only half the diameter of Earth, and a far thinner atmosphere, it has a cold and desert-like surface.
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.