“I was happy to help these people become parents”
December 9, 2016
Surrogate maternity always sparks hot debates. Whether to agree to become a surrogate or to choose this variant of becoming parents if all other means have been exhausted is extremely private. One way or another, this decision will involve a lot of people.
Where Armenian pilots and controllers study
November 4, 2016
A mature aviation system gives a country a possibility of uninterrupted connection with the different parts of the world. However, we should not forget that besides ensuring communication with the other countries, aviation has great military and strategic importance. After the collapse of the Soviet Union, Armenian aviation suffered a sharp decline, leaving experienced pilots unemployed and forcing some of them to look for a job abroad.
Tennis players with disabilities
December 16, 2016
On October 29-30, 2016, Armenia’s Abovyan town hosted a table tennis tournament for people with disabilities dated to the 12th anniversary of Voghji NGO. 7 teams from Yerevan, provinces and Artsakh participated in the event PAN attended and photographed.
Shahid Fahmideh school
November 25, 2016
The relations between Armenia and Iran count thousands of years, although they had not always been friendly. After the Republic of Armenia regained independence, the two states engaged in close cooperation, strengthening economic and cultural ties. As result of this cooperation, Shahid Fahmideh school opened at the Iranian embassy in Yerevan over 20 years ago. PAN visited the school and talked to principal Afshin Mahmoudvandi, while PAN Photo took the photographs of the educational institution.
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.
February 8, 2017
Teghenyats monastery is located just 40 km away from Yerevan in a forested fold of the Tsaghkunyats mountain range not far from Buzhakan village of Armenia’s Kotayk province. PanARMENIAN.Net talked about this impressive medieval monument to Gagik Sargsyan, the director of the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography at the RA Academy of Sciences, while PAN Photo took the photographs.
UNICEF and WB analysis
October 5, 2016
Children are more than twice as likely as adults to live in extreme poverty, according to a new analysis from the World Bank Group and UNICEF. Ending Extreme Poverty: A Focus on Children finds that in 19.5 per cent of children in developing countries were living in households that survived on an average of US$1.90 a day or less per person, compared to just 9.2 per cent of adults. Globally, almost 385 million children were living in extreme poverty.
New guidelines for STIs treatment
September 24, 2016
New guidelines for the treatment of 3 common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) have been issued by World Health Organization (WHO) in summer 2016 in response to the growing threat of antibiotic resistance.
Necropolis treasures in Armenian village
September 29, 2016
Excavations in village of Karashamb started in 1987. Since then, about 800 graves containing jewels, weapons, pottery and china items have been discovered. The findings shed light not only on the funeral practice of the ancient times but also on the way of life of that civilization.
Armenian tuff as key national building material
August 24, 2016
Armenia possesses about 90% of the world’s tuff resources. Besides, there are some deposits in Italy (near Rome and Naples), Turkey and Iran.