NEW YORK – Genomic analysis has revealed that the Etruscans who lived in central Italy during the Iron Age were closely related to neighboring populations and that their later genetic makeup was influenced by the reach of the Roman Empire. There had been a debate about the origins of the Etruscans, who spoke a non-Indo-European …

Coming from a family in the diaspora, the new patriarch lost his grandparents during the genocide of 1915. His orphan father was taken in at Castel Gandolfo at the request of Benedict XV. Raphaël Bedros welcomed Francis during his visit to Armenia in 2016, underlining the Armenians’ “debt of gratitude” to the pontiff. When the …

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The Synod of the Armenian Catholic Church, meeting this week in Rome, elected Raphaël Bedros XXI Minassian as the 21st Catholicos-Patriarch. By Vatican News reporter A ringing of bells in the Patriarchal Convent of Bzommar, Lebanon, announced the election of the Catholicos-Patriarch of Cilicia of Armenian Catholics: His Beatitude Raphael François Minassian. He had served …

Misrata breathed new life into its economic development after signing a twinning agreement with the Turkish city of Kayseri. The agreement was ratified on Wednesday in Misrata during a closing ceremony attended by government officials from both sides and the mayors of Misrata and Grand Kayseri. Among the guests were the Turkish Ambassador and Consul …

Turkey thanked Ukraine for its help in extinguishing massive forest fires in the country this summer, Ukraine’s Interior Ministry reported. According to the report, this issue was discussed during a phone call between Ukrainian Interior Minister Denys Monastyrsky and his Turkish counterpart Suleyman Soylu. “The Turkish Interior Minister expressed his deep gratitude to the Ukrainian …

ISTANBUL – Addressing the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Tuesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his government seek to ratify the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement next month. “Turkey is not indifferent to any problem, crisis or global call, and will also do its part in climate change and environmental protection,” Erdogan …

The Caucasus mountain range stretches 1,200 km between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea at the intersection of Europe and Asia. The Caucasus region covers an area of ​​440,000 km² and extends south from the lowlands of the Kuma and Manych river basins in western Russia to the northern borders of Turkey and Turkey. …

In the 1930s, a remarkable woman took the name of the ancient ascetic Mary of Egypt, who had passed from prostitution to the life of a desert hermit. Rue de Lourmel in Paris, Mother Maria installed a house intended to be a service center for those around her who need it. This house – and …

Moderate magnitude earthquake 4.3 to 2 km deep 21 Sep 04:14 PM UTC: First to report: EMSC after 4 minutes.Sep 21 4:15 PM: Magnitude recalculated from 4.8 to 4.5. Epicenter location corrected 2.5 km (1.6 mi) towards E.… [show all] …Sep 21 4:41 PM: Magnitude recalculated from 4.5 to 4.7. Depth of hypocenter recalculated from …