Daily Archives: Wednesday, 30 May, 2012

Malatya: Post-Armenian life in modern Turkey’s once Armenian city

Armenian brothers Arman and Murad, who live in Turkey’s southeastern city of Malatya, open the doors of the 250-year-old Armenian Holy Trinity (Tashhoron) Church in the city’s Cavusoglu district and invite in the group of visiting Armenian and Turkish journalists. The church that once saw liturgies and was filled with the fragrance of incense now […]

Prominent Turkish Publisher Gets Armenian State Award

Prominent Turkish Publisher Gets Armenian State Award

Ragip Zarakolu, a prominent Turkish human rights campaigner and book publisher, received an Armenian state award on Tuesday for what President Serzh Sarkisian called a “remarkable contribution” to international recognition of the 1915 Armenian massacres in the Ottoman Empire as genocide. Zarakolu was among more than two dozen mostly Armenian scientists, writers and artists chosen […]

Saudi placed 2nd in Armenia Olympiad

A Saudi from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals was runner-up in the Microelectronics Olympiad in Armenia. Mohammed Abu Obaida finished second out of 349 contestants from 12 countries at the sixth Olympiad organized by electronic design automation company Synopsys. A number of countries took part this year including Armenia, Saudi Arabia, USA, China […]