In the local, Artsakh dialect “okhtuh” means seven. Of course khach is a cross. Okhtuh Khach is the name of a peak in the Hadrout district of Artsakh, if memory serves me.
Ever since the carnage of World War II, there has been understandable aversion towards, even fear of, nationalism in Europe.
As the title suggests, this will be an atypical article. Since the Pilgrims arrival and survival at Plymouth Rock is being celebrated this week with the Thanksgiving holiday, I’ve made up a list of things I am grateful for.
November 8, 2016 treated the U.S. and the world to quite the earthquake, shock, upset, headscratcher, statistical outlier, unexpected outcome.
It was a tough choice – write about Turkey’s latest mess with its ludicrous arrests of HDP parliamentarians or the U.S. election.
It’s almost over. All I have left to cover are some local propositions.
This is my third and final piece covering the 17 ballot measures California’s voters will have to decide on when they cast their ballots in the November 8 election.
Both the Armenian “world” and the world as a whole seem to be in free fall.
“This is the second piece discussing, in installments, the 17 propositions on California’s ballot.”
This article is a child of Garo Paylan’s visit to the United States. Much has been written about the tremendous importance and value of Paylan’s tour.