Living in Armenia

A Plate of Ham and Eggs

A Plate of Ham and Eggs

Involvement and commitment are two words that are sometimes...

February 10 2014 / 47 comments / Read More »

By Any Means

No Breaks After 100

No Breaks After 100

It’s April, THAT time of the year again. As...

April 11 2014 / 1 comment / Read More »

My Turn

Erdogan Waves Finger at Obama During Heated White House Talk

Erdogan Waves Finger at Obama During Heated White House Talk

Pulitzer-prize winning American journalist Seymour Hersh, in a sensational...

April 15 2014 / 7 comments / Read More »

Community Links

About Town – A Day in NYC

About Town – A Day in NYC

After I attended the lecture by Hazel Antaramian at...

April 11 2014 / 2 comments / Read More »

Critics' Forum

CRITICS’ FORUM: A Year of Ventures and Growth

CRITICS’ FORUM: A Year of Ventures and Growth

Over the Thanksgiving holiday, I had the pleasure of...

December 31 2013 / No comment / Read More »

Three Apples

CAPITAL City

CAPITAL City

Fall 2013 will forever be imprinted in my mind...

October 16 2013 / 3 comments / Read More »

Heghinar's Corner

In Memoriam: Aram Gharabekian

In Memoriam: Aram Gharabekian

The man with a simple baton: but a great...

January 15 2014 / 3 comments / Read More »

Op-Ed

Seeking to be Armenian

Seeking to be Armenian

An initiative introduced by the Armenian government to stop the reduction in numbers of its citizenry was the law of...

April 15 2014 / No comment / Read More »
So Much for the Promised Change

So Much for the Promised Change

A day after Tigran Sargsyan resigned Armenia’s premiership President Serzh Sarkisian told an audience at the Central Bank that he...

April 15 2014 / 13 comments / Read More »
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and The Right to Self Determination

Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and The Right to Self Determination

Nagorno-Karabakh will return home as well. It is already a sovereign and independent state. Its people – after decades of...

April 2 2014 / 41 comments / Read More »

Arts & Culture

Egoyan’s ‘The Captive’ to Compete at Cannes

Egoyan’s ‘The Captive’ to Compete at Cannes

Canadian-Armenian filmmaker Atom Egoyan’s latest film, “The Captive” will compete for the top honor, the Palme d’Or at next month’s 67th Cannes Film Festival, reported the Toronto Star....

April 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Video Game Convention Kicks Off in Yerevan

Video Game Convention Kicks Off in Yerevan

A video game developers’ competition and trade show kicked off on Friday in Yerevan, Armenia, for its fourth year in a row, attracting hundreds of spectators, competitors, and investors. Entitled “Open Play,” the event is...

April 11 2014 / 2 comments / Read More »

Youth Corps Blog

Would I do this again?

Would I do this again?

Absolutely. In a heartbeat. No question. I’ll be better prepared, knowing what...

August 26 2013 / 3 comments / Read More »

A Week in Proshian

A Week in Proshian

It is definitely not enough. One week in Proshyan is just...

August 6 2013 / 1 comment / Read More »

Memories from Camp Askeran

Memories from Camp Askeran

As our final days in Arstakh came to an end, I began to look back at what my group and I have accomplished and experienced in just these two weeks of Jampar (Camp)....

July 30 2013 / 3 comments / Read More »

International

Turkey to ‘Blur’ Twitter Posts to Cover Up ‘Malicious Content’

Turkey to ‘Blur’ Twitter Posts to Cover Up ‘Malicious Content’

Turkey’s telecommunications authorities will pixelate Twitter posts to eliminate “malicious content,” Communications Minister Lütfi Elvan said in a written statement Thursday, following talks between the...

April 17 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Did Turkey Supply Sarin Gas to Syrian Rebels?

Did Turkey Supply Sarin Gas to Syrian Rebels?

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh told Amy Goodman of Democracy Now on Monday that the US intelligence community did not share its fears of Turkey’s...

April 8 2014 / 15 comments / Read More »

UN Secretary-General Laments Kessab, Urges End to Syria War

UN Secretary-General Laments Kessab, Urges End to Syria War

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Monday urged the warring parties in Syria and their supporters to “do everything” to protect civilians in the Middle East country, where armed conflict entered...

April 8 2014 / 2 comments / Read More »