- Armenia sends 100-tonne humanitarian aid to Syria
The cargo consists of food and essentials
Tass. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 21:04:00 +0300.
- The Heart And Soul Of Armenia Lives In A Slab Of Wood
For Vahagn Amiryan, the act of carving wood is a way to bring the country's ancient traditions into the modern era.
Paul Chisholm. NPR. Sat, 14 Jul 2018 07:00:20 -0400.
- Illuminating the Shadowy Art of Armenian Puppet Theater
Tricksters and beasts dance across the imagination in these silhouetted puppet shows
Smithsonian. Fri, 13 Jul 2018 17:03:11 +0000.
- Azerbaijan Arrests Suspect In Police Slayings, Cracks Down On Protests
Azerbaijani police have arrested one of two suspects in the stabbing deaths of two police officers during a protest, with a top government official warning against attempts to "destabilize" the country.
Radio Liberty. Thu, 12 Jul 2018 03:11:09 +0000.
- Two policemen killed during protest in Azerbaijan: police
Two policemen were stabbed to death in the Azerbaijani city of Ganja during a demonstration on Tuesday that local media said was a protest against the arrest of a man accused of attacking the mayor.
Reuters. Tue, 10 Jul 2018 16:35:44 -0400.
- Alashkert 0-3 Celtic
Celtic begin their Champions League qualifying campaign with a first-leg victory over Alashkert in Armenia.
BBC News. Tue, 10 Jul 2018 17:56:30 GMT.
- American couple and their four-year-old son are found murdered in Tbilisi, Georgia
The bodies of Ryan Smith, his wife, Lora, and their son Caleb, 4, was found in Tbilisi last week. Police believe Ryan and Caleb were shot to death, and Lora died trying to escape their attacker.
Daily Mail. Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:32:47 +0100.
- Armenian Capital's Mayor Resigns After National Change of Power
The mayor of the Armenian capital Yerevan resigned Monday, two months after his party was ousted from national power following weeks of mass protests against corruption and cronyism. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 09 Jul 2018 16:23:04 -0400.
- Alashkert v Celtic: Armenians out to halt Rodgers' Champions League charge
Alashkert captain Artur Yedigaryan insists his Armenian champions can stop Celtic's quest to reach the Champions League group stage.
BBC News. Mon, 09 Jul 2018 11:43:09 GMT.
- FROM THE FIELD: Weaving profits in Azerbaijan
Artisans in Azerbaijan who practice the traditional art of carpet making are being provided with new business opportunities thanks to a project supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP).
UN News Centre. Fri, 29 Jun 2018 16:34:38 -0400.
The Caucasus States consist of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.
They are located in the Caucasus Mountains, between the Black Sea to
the west and the Caspian Sea to the east. The Caucasus region
includes adjoining areas of the Russian Federation as well.
For official news and information about the nations of the Caucasus,
visit the government websites highlighted below.
The Republic of Armenia's capital city is Yerevan, and its currency is
the Dram. Armenian is the principal language of Armenia, and the
nation's estimated population in 2007 was 2,972,000.
The Azerbaijan Republic's
capital city is Baku, and its currency is the Manat. Azerbaijan's
primary language is Azeri, and in 2007, its estimated population was
Georgia's capital city
is Tbilisi, and its currency is the Lari.
Georgian and Russian are the primary languages used in Georgia, and the
country's estimated population in 2007 was 4,646,000.