Editorial

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

ISTANBUL (AFP) — Armenian and other rights groups called for action Saturday over Turkish school screenings of a documentary on the Ottoman mass killings of Armenians, charging that the film incited racism and enmity. The call follows an[...]

By Ruzanna Stepanian YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Residents of Yerevan will go to the polls on May 31 to elect a municipal assembly that will choose the city’s new mayor and oversee the work of the municipal administration. The Armenian capital[...]

LINARES, Spain — Armenian Grand Master Levon Aronian beat Viswanathan Anand of India in the second round of the Linares 2009 Chess Tournament. Aronian and Alexander Grishchuk (Russia) were tied for the first place with 1.5 points. In the[...]

By Thomas C . Nash Mirror-Spectator Staff NEW YORK — The quest for family and national history that Peter Balakian turned into a widely-acclaimed memoir has been re-published this month with two new chapters detailing his travels to[...]

YEREVAN (Reuters/AFP) — French singer Charles Aznavour recently announced he has agreed to become ambassador to Switzerland for his ancestral homeland Armenia. Aznavour, 84, was born in France of Armenian parents and established an[...]

By Emil Danielyan MUNICH (RFE/RL) — The foreign ministers of Armenia and Turkey reported further progress towards the normalization of bilateral relations after weekend talks in Munich that also involved President Serge Sargisian. Eduard[...]

By Emil Danielyan YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — President Serge Sargisian held what he called “very useful” talks with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Switzerland late Thursday that were aimed at speeding up the normalization of[...]

DAVOS, Switzerland (AFP) — Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Armenian President Serge Sargisian held their first bilateral talks, the Armenian president’s office said on Friday. The meeting, held on the sidelines of the[...]

YEREVAN (Azg)— On Tuesday, January 27, a delegation from the Tekeyan Cultural Association (TCA) was received by Prime Minister Tigran Sargisian at his office. Their meeting lasted one hour. The delegation comprised Edmond Azadian, vice[...]

By Melania Badalyan YEREVAN (Azg) — On Monday, January 26, the annual Vahan Tekeyan Annual Award presentation was held at the Tekeyan Center here, under the auspices of the Prime Minister Tigran Sargisian. After the opening prayer by[...]

By Thomas C . Nash Mirror-Spectator Staff WASHINGTON — Barack Obama made history on Tuesday when he became the 44th president of the United States, the first African- American to be elected to that office. However, it was not only the[...]