Oct 10 2014 - 13:22
French singer of Armenian origin Charles Aznavour, 90, has been hospitalized due to infection. A concert of his in Geneva was cancelled, Gazeta.ru reports.Aznavour has visited 10 countries during his latest world tour. He is the Armenian ambassador to Switzerland and permanent representative to the UN. Aznavour lives in Switzerland.
Sep 25 2014 - 12:08
Yavuz Aydyn, a post-graduate of the Armenian language and culture section of the Philology, History and Geography Faculty of Ankara University, has concluded a translation into Armenian of the Quran written in Turkish. Bagrat Estukyan, a coordinator of the Akos paper in Istanbul, is the editor of the translation, News.am reports.The translation consists of 10 volumes, 2500 pages in total.
Aug 14 2014 - 16:58
The Lomonosov Moscow State University may soon establish an office in the Armenian capital city, Yerevan, News-Armenia cites Armenian deputy Minister of Education and Science Karine Arutyunan as saying.
Aug 1 2014 - 14:50
The Armenian Architecture Research Fund will publish “History of Armenia” in 36 tomes in November. It will have information about 10,000 residential areas of the country. It will be a 10-year project, said Samvel Karapetyan, the head of the fund, News Armenia reports.History of Armenia will be presented in 70 regions. Each tome will have details about the history of the regions, starting in the 1950s. The books will offer information about the location of residential areas, their history, archeological monuments, population, churches, fortresses, temples and cemeteries.
Jul 20 2014 - 18:48
The Ukrainian film "Tribe" directed by Miroslav Slaboshpitsky has won the top award at the 9th Golden Apricot film festival held in the Armenian capital city of Yerevan.