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Zamzama cannon cast by an Armenian gunsmith, Armenians in India

Zamzama cannon cast by an Armenian gunsmith, Armenians in India

Kim is a novel by Nobel Prize-winning English author Rudyard Kipling. The story unfolds against the backdrop of the Great Game, the political conflict between Russia and Britain in Central Asia. The gun in front of the Lahore Museum described in the first chapter is an existing piece called Zamzama, sometimes referred to as Kim’s …

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Armenia for Right to Life: Kristina Ayanian from stage of Miss Universe 2022 pageant

Armenia for Right to Life: Kristina Ayanian from stage of Miss Universe 2022 pageant

Preliminaries for the Miss Universe 2022 pageant ended in the U.S., where 25-year-old Armenian representative Kristina Ayanian spoke about the right to life and the power of women in Armenia, NEWS.am reports. At the national costume stage, Kristina took the stage in a cape dress that featured ornaments used in Armenian carpet weaving and a shield that …

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"More than 120,000 people are under Azeri siege" – Turkish historian expresses support to Artsakh

“More than 120,000 people are under Azeri siege” – Turkish historian expresses support to Artsakh

Turkish historian Taner Akçam expressed concern over the blockade of Lachin Corridor and the resulting humanitarian crisis, Armenpress reports. “Today is Christmas Day for Armenians. I wish all Armenian friends Merry Christmas. May this holiday bring us all happiness, peace, and good days. I want to add that our hearts and feelings are with the Armenians in Karabakh …

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"We must save the 120,000 Armenians of Artsakh!", Le Figaro

“We must save the 120,000 Armenians of Artsakh!”, Le Figaro

FIGAROVOX/TRIBUNE – During this Christmas period, more than 200 intellectuals, writers, artists, and cultural figures, including Sylvain Tesson, Carole Bouquet, and Philippe Katerine, are mobilizing for the 120,000 Armenians of Nagorno-Karabakh, threatened with ethnic cleansing by Azerbaijan. During this Christmas period when we will join our loved ones, where will rejoice in celebrating the family …

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University of Salzburg supports study of Artsakh's Armenian cultural heritage

The University of Salzburg supports the study of Artsakh’s Armenian cultural heritage

The Centre for Research of the Christian East at the University of Salzburg, also known as the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg,  has awarded five research grants to young scholars within the framework of the first grant competition dedicated to the spiritual and cultural heritage of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh), NEWS.am reports. This grant program is funded by the …

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From the Armenian Highlands to Scotland, Freddy Silva

From the Armenian Highlands to Scotland, Freddy Silva

The Treaty of Arbroath acknowledges the roots of Scottish people originating in the ancient Black Sea kingdom of Scythia, whose roots trace back to Armenia. Similar connections occur in Ireland where, ironically, much of Britain’s prehistory was recorded. Eire’s early settlers came from the north, ostensibly from the western isles of Scotland, where they’d already …

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Sámi drums

A Sámi drum is a shamanic ceremonial drum used by the Sámi people of Northern Europe. The Sámi people inhabit a land stretching from the Norwegian coast in the northwest, across the northern parts of Sweden and Finland, to the Kola Peninsula in the northeast, a part of Russia. The earliest mention of the drums …

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