Daily Archives: Monday, 4 June, 2012

Ghosts and a Sole Survivor: A visit to a former Armenian district in Turkey

Reminding of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, abundant vegetation hangs like emerald bracelets in the stretching districts of Kayseri (Caesarea) in central Anatolia (modern Turkey). In such a district, Talas, lives the sole Armenian resident of Kayseri, 55-year-old Sargis Tekian. “Three generations of our family have lived in this house. I have never concealed my […]

Air Artsakh Begins Flights this Summer

Air Artsakh Begins Flights this Summer

STEPANAKERT (Yerkir Media)—The Stepanakert Airport will begin operations this summer, according to the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Civil Aviation Department head Tigran Gabrielyan. “Presently, we are completing all documents. The airport and air navigation services are in the process of certification. We are trying to create all legal components that will allow us to carry out flights […]

Hillary Clinton visits Armenia on South Caucusus tour

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is visiting Armenia at the start of a tour of the South Caucusus. Her trip comes as a ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan is looking increasingly fragile. The two former Soviet republics fought a bloody war over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh in the 1990s. The BBC’s Damien McGuinness, […]