Love for Armenian can’t be explained in words:
The Italian scholar who teaches old Armenian in Venice
February 20, 2018
As а native speaker of Armenian, it’s hard to imagine that people are capable of mastering your language so well as to perfectly speak, write and express themselves in Armenian. Conversing with Benedetta Contin, an Italian scholar who has put her heart and soul into learning the Armenian language, I was amazed at her ability to convey her thoughts in such a beautiful manner. Benedetta currently teaches old Armenian in Mekhitarist Congregation in Venice where Lord George Gordon Byron came in 1816 and immediately became fascinated by the beauty of the Armenian culture and language.
Jens Peter Kolbeck, former chef to Queen of Denmark:
No one cooks better than mom
June 12, 2017
World famous Danish chef Jens Peter Kolbeck visited Armenia in May 2007 to attend Yerevan Wine Days. The career of the 70-year-old chef began with a world tour of the best kitchens. From Hamburg to the Savoy Hotel in London, Rome and Washington (where he worked for the Danish Embassy) and then to New York, he developed a rich panoply of experiences. From 1970 to 1974, he toured the best restaurants in France. When he returned to Denmark, Queen Margrethe she took him into her service.
Armenian pilot Samvel Machkalyan:
15 months in African jail
June 6, 2016
On March 8, 2004, six Armenian pilots were detained in a small but oil-rich African country Equatorial Guinea. The crew members of AN-12 cargo jet were accused of plotting coup d’état to overthrow President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.
"Historical Armenia: 100 years later". Defending historical heritage
January 20, 2015
Matthew Karanian, a representative of the second generation of Armenian-Americans, is readying for publication his book "Historical Armenia: 100 years later", a guide to Ani, Van, and other six provinces of Western Armenia, with photos, maps and other information on how and where to go based on author's own travel experience. Karanian told PanARMENIAN.Net about the difficulties of his first visit, the motivation for writing the book, the Turkish vandalism and the necessity of standing up for historical heritage. The book will be released on February 15.
Fragile, but lasting peace in Karabakh best achievement of defense army
May 9, 2013
On May 9, Armenians celebrate a triple holiday: the Victory Day, the NKR Defense Army Day and Liberation of Shushi. The Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh) Republic Defense Minister, defense army commander, Lieutenant General Movses Hakobyan spoke about the achievements and shortcomings of the defense army, as well as its regional role in an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net.
Education is at the heart of Armenia’s future
November 26, 2012
Dr. Mary A. Papazian was inaugurated as 11th President of the Southern Connecticut University on September 28, 2012. Last week, Dr. Papazian and her husband, Dr. Dennis Papazian, the National Grand Commander of Knights of Vartan and founding Director of the Armenian Research Center at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, visited Yerevan to receive honorary doctorate from Armenian State Pedagogical University. In an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net, Dr. Papazian outlined her vision for the future of the University as well as a possible cooperation with Armenian higher education institutions.
Aliyev’s confidence in his rectitude transformed into impudence
September 17, 2012
Ramil Safarov’s case stirred the whole world, at least the most intellectual part of it. Azerbaijan’s president is facing increasing opposition and charges of lie. Ilham Aliyev’s recent moves clearly demonstrated that he believes hostilities are the only way to seize Artsakh. The director of European Center of Geopolitical Analysis Mateusz Piskorski (Poland) shares his views on this in an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net.
Turkey will never join EU
April 26, 2012
Turkey’s entry into EU would further increase the danger of islamization of Europe, Johann Ewald Stadler said. Ahead of the parliamentary elections in Armenia, PanARMENIAN.Net had an interview with Johann Ewald Stadler, Austrian representative in the European Parliament. Stadler will visit Armenia as member of the observing mission of the International Center of Election Systems (ICES). Speaking in Austria’s parliament on April 24, Stadler called on Turkey to recognize the Armenian Genocide. In 2011, Austrian MP demanded that Turkish ambassador in Vienna be banished.
European Parliament’s proposal to replace French mandate with that of EU in OSCE MG will not be approved
April 21, 2012
Some activity has been noticeable in the Nagorno Karabakh conflict settlement recently. The OSCE Minsk Group chairs reiterated readiness to deepen humanitarian cooperation during their latest visit, while the European Parliament mulls replacement of the French mandate with that of the EU in the Minsk Group. Following presidential elections in Russia, views have been expressed forecasting tougher Russian stance on Karabakh issue with Vladimir Putin coming to power. The First Vice Chairman of the Association of Russian Diplomats, former co-chair of the OSCE MG Vladimir Kazimirov commented on recent developments in Karabakh process in an interview with PanARMENIAN.Net.
West stubbornly seeks confrontation with Iran
April 5, 2012
Iran’s nuclear program, Western sanctions against Iranian oil supply, suspension of bank transfers - all this maintains increased tension over the past months worldwide. Tensed relations with neighbors like Turkey and Azerbaijan make it harder to reach an agreement with Iran. Expert in Near and Middle East, candidate of historic sciences, associate professor Nikolai Kolchugin shares his views on the “Iranian problem” with PanARMENIAN.Net.
James Appathurai: NATO has not changed position on Karabakh and supports OSCE MG efforts
Christoph Speck: Human factor is key to achieving success
Hovhannes Toroyan: Ameriabank: At the Vanguard of Armenia's Banking Sector
Armenian bodybuilding vice champion Levon Hovhannisyan: Professional sports has nothing to do with healthy living
Joe Abercrombie: Heroism and villainy are often matters of where one stands
Azerbaijan again cuts Karabakh gas supply Azerbaijan has again blocked the only pipeline delivering gas from Armenia to Nagorno Karabakh (Artsakh), Artsakhgas reports.
Diplomacy is the only way to peace in South Caucasus – Blinken Diplomacy is the only way to peace in the South Caucasus, Antony Blinken said after speaking to Nikol Pashinyan.
Azerbaijanis target Karabakh civilian working in the field The Azerbaijani military opened irregular fire towards a Nagorno Karabakh civilian working in the fields on Sunday, March 19 afternoon.