Editorial

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

By Lilit Nurijanyan YEREVAN (Hetq) — Shoghaken Ensemble soloist Hasmik Harutyunyan was born in Yerevan into a family of emigrants from Moush in Western Armenia. It was a family in which folk song and dance were both desirable and[...]

By Dan Bilefsky ISTANBUL (New York Times) — Fethiye Cetin recalled the day her identity shattered. She was a young law student when her beloved grandmother Seher took her aside and told her a secret she had hidden for 60 years: that she,[...]

BOSTON — Benefactors of Armenian Heritage Park gathered at the home of Charles Talanian in Boston on Monday, December 15, to celebrate a major milestone — the signing of the agreement authorizing the Armenian Heritage Foundation to[...]

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A group of about 200 Turkish intellectuals on Monday issued an apology on the Internet for the Armenian Genocide earlier in the century in Turkey. The group of prominent academics, journalists, writers and artists[...]

YEREVAN — The World Bank will likely allocate hundreds of millions of dollars in additional loans to Armenia to help its government mitigate negative effects of the global financial crisis on the domestic economy, a senior bank official[...]

YEREVAN (ArmeniaNow) — On December 7 at 11.41 a.m. sharp, Armenians in Gumri and throughout the country stopped for a moment to observe a minute’s silence and hear the church bells ringing in commemoration of their compatriots who lost[...]

By Thomas C . Nash and Taleen Babayan Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN and NEW YORK — The havoc caused by the December 7, 1988 earthquake in Armenia will be remembered this year as an event that brought the diaspora together. The[...]

LOS ANGELES — Hayastan All Armenian Fund held its most successful ever telethon on Thanksgiving Day, November 27. The telethon raised $35 million during the 12-hour live broadcast from Los Angeles. The funds raised during the Telethon[...]

Karabagh Primate, Representative to US Accompany Sahakian WATERTOWN, Mass. — Nagorno Karabagh President Bako Sahakian and a highlevel delegation, which included Karabagh Primate Archbishop Parkev Martirossian and the Karabagh[...]

By Ruben Meloyan ISTANBUL (RFE/RL) — Armenia’s leader will pay a visit to Turkey next fall, it emerged late on Monday after the talks of the Armenian and Turkish foreign ministers in Istanbul. President Serge Sargisian is expected to[...]

By Tatevik Lazarian, and Harry Tamrazian DRESDEN, Germany (RFE/RL) — The Armenian Men’s Chess Team repeated its win of two years ago at the biannual World Chess Olympiad on November 25. The news sparked celebrations among chess fans in[...]