And now, almost unmentioned in the media, their holy places are also being desecrated
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Friday 07 January 2011
Iranian authorities have detained a 55-year-old American woman on spying charges, local media reported yesterday.
Wednesday 05 January 2011
Republic of Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni has dismissed speculation he has suffered a stroke.
Sunday 02 January 2011
Friday 24 December 2010
Congress has avoided a diplomatic clash with an important ally, Turkey, by deciding not to take up a resolution declaring the mass killings of Armenians in the early 20th century a genocide.
Friday 10 December 2010
The powerful Mayor of Yerevan, the Armenian capital, has resigned after fighting with an aide to President Serzh Sargsyan over seating at a concert by the Spanish tenor Placido Domingo.
Monday 08 November 2010
Nuclear weapons-grade uranium is now available on the black market in Georgia, according to officials who broke up a smuggling ring in the former Soviet republic.
Friday 17 September 2010
Officium, the first collaboration between Jan Garbarek and The Hilliard Ensemble, proved one of the most popular releases in ECM's history; the follow-up Mnemosyne and now Officium Novum have continued the alliance of religious singing with sax improvisations into farther-flung areas, this time focusing on the Armenian music.
Sunday 12 September 2010
Should Elvis have made more rockabilly records? Definitely.
Sunday 05 September 2010
The Wales and Aston Villa defender James Collins has escaped serious injury after apparently being elbowed in the face during Wales' 1-0 defeat away to Montenegro in their Euro 2012 qualifier on Friday night.
Friday 09 July 2010
Five successive defeats have left Britain on the brink of relegation to the Davis Cup's lowest tier for the first time, but there was a quiet confidence about Leon Smith's team as they made their final preparations yesterday for this weekend's tie against Turkey on the grass courts at Eastbourne's Devonshire Park. The losers will drop down to Europe Africa Zone Group Three, alongside the likes of San Marino, Armenia and Malta, but Britain have the advantage of playing at home on the surface of their choice.
Monday 21 June 2010
Friday 11 June 2010
A 5,500-year-old leather shoe – complete with laces – has been unearthed in cave in Armenia.
Sunday 16 May 2010
Sunday 18 April 2010
Rebel Land opens with the perplexed author staring at himself in the mirror in eastern Turkey: not only has he aged since his days as a foreign correspondent, but his self-conception is at odds with his actual reflection. It is the disjuncture between his personal view of Turkey and the one which was held up to him in protestation after he wrote an article about the country's history, that is the genesis of this book: after his article was published, Christopher de Bellaigue was reprimanded as an apologist for the Turks, and thereafter set out to investigate the truth by hearing first-hand the stories of the "forgotten peoples" of the land. (Kurdish troubles in the east linger, while Armenians still talk of a genocide in the region, in 1915-17.)
Tuesday 30 March 2010
A 14-year-old girl discovered her mother shot dead behind the wheel of her car, more than a year after finding her father and sister murdered in their apartment.
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
- 4 Alex Salmond: 'The rocks would melt with the sun before I'd ever set foot in the House of Lords'