Topic: Germany

By Matthew DeLong As a third generation Armenian-American boy growing up in a southern sunny suburban community nestled within the golden hills of San Jose, Calif., extended family get-togethers around holidays always revolved around[...]

BERLIN — Since June 2, 2016, the German Bundestag (Parliament) has been counted among those political institutions worldwide that have officially recognized the Armenian Genocide. The names of the parliamentarians associated with[...]

BERLIN — Germans are known for their love of travel and an increasing number of them are discovering Armenia. Since the Bundestag (Parliament) passed a resolution in 2016 recognizing the genocide, interest in Armenia has grown and visits[...]

BERLIN — The visit of Armenian President Armen Sarkissian to Germany at the end of November may not have received the same international media attention as the G20 summit meeting and escalating political crises in various parts of the[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) —The official meeting ceremony of President of Armenia Armen Sarkissian and Nouneh Sarkissian took place on November 27 at the Presidential Palace of Germany, Bellevue Palace. German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier[...]

HALLE-WITTENBERG, Germany — It is a unique institution in the country, the only center specializing in Armenian studies, Armenology. When the Mesrop Arbeitsstelle für Armenische Studien (Mesrop Center for Armenian Studies) at the Martin[...]

Having survived an assassination attempt in my youth as a journalist, every case of violence against fellow journalists brings back painful memories. There are two categories of journalists: palace journalists and mission journalists.[...]

WIESBADEN, Germany — “It’s a bird!” “It’s a plane!” “It’s Superman — yes, it’s Superman!” When on August 27 of this year, a four-meter-high statue, bundled up like a mummy in white wrapping, was transported to the[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach While on tour in the South Caucasus last week, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was walking a tightrope, in an attempt to carefully balance geopolitical, economic and human rights concerns. Though some critical[...]

One of prolific German playwright Bertolt Brecht’s most famous  allegorical plays is called “The Caucasian Chalk Circle,” which takes place in Georgia. In “The Caucasian Circle,” the main characters are a peasant girl working[...]