Special Reports

Local Journalists Dig Deeper into GMO Policy in Armenia

(Photo: AHPC) A lengthy report was  published in the independent online weekly magazine EVN Report in response to recent criticism of an event hosted by the U.S. Embassy in Armenia, which featured representatives from American agricultural biotechnology giant Monsanto. The goal of the Nov. 1 [more...]

November 22, 2017 // 4 Comments

The Future Shines Bright for the Homenetmen Eastern U.S. Region

MAHWAH, N.J. (A.W.)—The Homenetmen Eastern Region of the United States held its 41st Convention and the 40th Anniversary Banquet the weekend of Nov. 3-5 at the Sheraton Hotel in Mahwah, N.J. The participants of the 41st Convention of the Homenetmen Eastern Region of the United States (Photo: [more...]

November 16, 2017 // 1 Comment

The Armenian Genocide in Feature Films

With the recent release on DVD of the major motion picture “The Promise,” greater numbers of people will be able to gain insights into aspects of the Armenian Genocide. The film, starring Christian Bale, Oscar Isaac, and Charlotte Le Bon, was directed by acclaimed filmmaker Terry [more...]

October 20, 2017 // 2 Comments

Unseen Armenia: Musaler

On the road near Yerevan’s Zvartnots airport, visitors may have noticed a sign for Musaler village and the red masonry memorial nearby. The memorial recalls the battle of Musa Dagh (Musa Ler in Armenian), a mountainous, Armenian-populated region north of Syria on the Mediterranean coast. [more...]

October 5, 2017 // 1 Comment

Unseen Armenia: Artsakh Wine Festival, Togh Village

  It would have been hard to imagine a more suitable site for the Sept. 16 Artsakh Wine Festival than Togh village in Artsakh’s Hadrut marz (district), since it is easily accessible; there is one main road through the village. Young dance group, Artsakh Wine Festival, Togh village (Photo: [more...]

October 2, 2017 // 2 Comments

Soccer: Armenia Plays Two Crunch World Cup Qualifiers

  Special to the Armenian Weekly The first international break of the season is always an interesting time in soccer/football. Domestic campaigns already have a match or two in the books, depending on the country and league. The English Premier League (EPL) is usually ahead of the curve with [more...]

August 31, 2017 // 1 Comment

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