A photo exhibition depicting the Armenian Akdamar Holy Cross Church in Turkey's eastern province of Van opened in New York on Nov. 5.
Organized by the Turkish Presidency Directorate of Communications, the exhibition highlights Turkey's efforts to restore and promote the medieval Christian art and architecture.
According to the Serbian President, the goal is to further strengthen the friendship between the Armenian and Serbian people. After conducting discussion with Armenian President Armen Sarkissian, Vucic indicated that the realization of at least part of what they talked about would significantly strengthen our friendship.
Witnessing thousands of years of a church's history that lies in Anatolia is now a click away. As part of its attempt to promote the unique Anatolian heritage to the world, the Turkish Presidency's Directorate of Communications has prepared a website dedicated to the 1,100-year-old Akdamar Church, a medieval Armenian church in Turkey's eastern Van province.
Religion plays an important role in the 1915 Events and the related Turkish-Armenian controversy. In the Armenian genocide narrative, Armenians are frequently portrayed as the downtrodden "first Christian nation", while Turks are portrayed as the cruel Muslims who sought to annihilate various Christian groups.
French singer and songwriter Charles Aznavour has died at 94 after a career lasting more than 80 years, a spokesman has confirmed.
The star died at one of his homes in the south east of France.
The performer, born to Armenian immigrants, sold more than 180 million records and featured in over 60 films.
Akdamar Church, a medieval Armenian church in Turkey's eastern Van province, opened its doors for its first religious service in three years on Sept. 9.
Ambassador of Armenia to Romania Sergey Minasyan states in an interview granted to AGERPRES that, in his opinion, the Armenian community in Romania enjoys a "privileged position" and is integrated within the society, the Romanian people's tolerance can set "a good example for many other countries."