Editorial

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

WASHINGTON (Associated Press) — Corporate America typically hires lobbyists to pressure Congress on taxes and trade rules. But in an unusual — some say risky — move, five military contractors and an energy company have stepped into a[...]

By Emine Ozcan ISTANBUL (BIA News Center) — Nedim Sener, a reporter for the daily Milliyet newspaper who published a book about journalist Hrant Dink’s murder, faces up to 28 years in jail after police officers filed complaints against[...]

YEREVAN — The Hayastan All Armenian Fund recently congratulated all the winners of the 2008 President’s Prize, including academics Vahakn Dadrian and Wolfgang Gust, who were awarded the prestigious prize for their contributions to the[...]

WATERTOWN — Perkins School for the Blind issued diplomas last week to 10 teachers from Asia, North Africa, Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America and the Caribbean. Among those in attendance was the director of the orphanage in Armenia[...]

WATERTOWN — State Rep. Jonathan Hecht told the Watertown Tab last Friday that he will not run for re-election to the Watertown Town Council this fall. A Mirror-Spectator profile on Hecht published Tuesday examined Hecht’s roles as both[...]

By Melania Badalian YEREVAN (Azg) — On Monday, May 18, Charles Aznavour, the French-Armenian international singer was awarded by the Tekeyan Cultural Association’s “Diamond Ararat” Medal for his extraordinary services to the[...]

NEW YORK — Five Armenian community leaders received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor on May 9. Each year the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO) awards the medal to outstanding Armenian citizens who live a life dedicated to[...]

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Sardarabad)— During his visit here, Arto Manoukian, president of the Montreal chapter of the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) visited the Tekeyan Cultural Association headquaters here and met with Nahabet[...]

YEREVAN (Radiolur) — An international scientific session dedicated to the 90th anniversary of Yerevan State University, featuring 421 students and postgraduates from almost all the higher educational establishments of Armenia, as well as[...]

MONTREAL — The Montreal chapter of the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) celebrated the closing event of the association’s 60th anniversary by honoring 10 renowned Canadian-Armenian artists. Held in the prestigious 19th-century[...]

Longtime ADL, Tekeyan Member CHICAGO — Kevork Ashikian, a longtime member of the Armenian Democratic Liberal party (ADL), the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) and the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) here, died on May 7. He was[...]