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The David of Sassoon Statue a landmark in downtown Fresno for over forty years, is a focal point of pride for local Armenian-Americans.
It may come as no surprise that Armenia ranks as the world’s #2 suffering country (after Bulgaria) in Gallup’s latest global wellbeing poll.
Armenia’s imports of bikes, primarily from the European Union, China, Taiwan and Turkey, grew by an unprecedented 61 percent during the first quarter of 2013, according to official data. Yerevan's traffic, pictured above, encourages biking, which many young people also see as a fashion statement.
Holy Trinity Church of Fresno had its 100th Blessing of the Grapes picnic yesterday at the California Armenian Home in Sunnyside.
Armenians have followed closely the election of the new Pope, debating its possible consequences in the process of international recognition of the Genocide. In social networks, however, the event became an opportunity to discuss the role of the Church in modern society.
Fresno would be a great host city for the 2026 Winter Olympics, and must get its act together to present a bid.
Okra is a maligned vegetable often overlooked and snubbed. But roasting okra rescues this amazing summer vegetable.
A few kilometers off the coast of Istanbul, in the Sea of Marmara, the Princes' Islands are the tourist destination for those who want to leave behind, at least for a few hours, the frenzy of the immense metropolis on the Bosporus.
Vartuhi left Beirut in 1946, to reach Soviet Armenia aboard a ship called "Pobeda". In Stalin's land, however, the survivors of the genocide saw the dream of a homeland turn into a nightmare. Traveling to the Caucasus on the paths of migrations. Fourth episode of the story "From the Caucasus to Beirut"
Professor Adakessian’s slow pacing up and down the halls of the Armenian University of Haigazian, Rafi and his shoe factory in centre city. Beirut, the present that shows up again in the old pictures of the Pobeda, the Russian ship that carried thousands of Armenians from the Lebanon to Soviet Armenia.
Arafat’s bodyguard, then on the front line in the Armenian armed struggle and for 10 years a prisoner in a Syrian jail. “When I came out, everything had changed. The USSR no longer existed”. The meeting with Sarop, in Beirut’s Armenian quarter. The second episode of the report “From the Caucasus to Beirut”
In the Bekaa valley, in Lebanon, in the company of Hrayer, a boy from the local Armenian community. Among fruit trees, vegetables and a tragic past. The first episode of the report “From the Caucasus to Beirut.”