On the eve of World War I, there were two million Armenians in the declining Ottoman Empire. By 1922, there were fewer than 400,000. The others — some 1.5 million — were killed in what historians consider a genocide. As David Fromkin put it in his widely praised history of...
Unlike the socialist revolutions of the last century, the Islamic Revolution of Iran did not identify itself with the working class or the peasantry, and did not bring a well-defined economic strategy to reorganize the economy. Apart from eliminating the interest rate from the banking system, which was achieved...
Emily Artinian born 1970, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, lives and works in London, UK Languages English, Russian, a little French, a few words in Armenian The work is mainly, but not limited to, artist’s books and text based art. I see it as a continuation of my earlier studies in Russian literature, and a central...
Cities, colleges and even the US Capitol are seeing growing battles over statues or building names after the killing of George Floyd. The University of Mississippi is facing a fight over its very identity. Like other universities, the state's flagship campus in Oxford is not generally addressed by its full name....
The U.S. should halt military assistance to Azerbaijan and put more pressure on Turkey to stop its interference in the conflict with Armenia over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, Armenia’s ambassador to the U.S. said in an interview with The Hill. Varuzhan Nersesyan, Yerevan’s representative in Washington, was speaking ahead of...
Turkish defense officials on Friday distributed protective health supplies to soldiers stationed at a NATO Allied Land Command based in Izmir, Anadolu Agency reports. In a statement, the Turkish Ministry of National Defense said it distributed the supplies to 320 allied staff of 23 NATO member countries as part of...
Heart-breaking images show the faithful pet in China sitting still by the railing Witnesses said it was expecting its owner to return after the tragedy on May 30 It would run away when onlookers tried to pick it up before returning to the spot The pooch's devotion has brought thousands of people...
Margaret Thatcher’s £300,000 statue should still be erected in her home town say supporters despite fears that protestors could tear it down Six months after statue was approved by councillors, the plinth remains empty Memorial to Margaret Thatcher in Grantham was further delayed by coronavirus There have now been fresh calls for...
Last week The New York Times reported that the drug cartels, after shaking the political and economic structures of Colombia and Mexico to their foundations, are moving into Central America. Just one more sign, as if we needed it, that the United States is losing its endless war on...
A trip to Raleigh to visit his sister and brother-in-law became a memorable vacation for Mark Hoti, of Greenacres, Florida after he won a $100,000 scratch-off prize, according to an NC Education Lottery news release. Hoti, a banquet manager at a country club, stopped at the Sn Food Mart on...