Editorial

The Armenian Mirror-Spectator

By Daphne Abeel Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN, Mass. — For many years, Armenian lobbying groups and the community have worked tirelessly to bring about recognition of the Armenian Genocide by the US Congress. Today, many nations and[...]

By Desmond Butler WASHINGTON (AP) — A US diplomat nominated to be ambassador to Armenia came under intense questioning Thursday at her confirmation hearing over the US policy not to label as genocide the World War I-era killings of[...]

Activists Slam Conviction ISTANBUL (Reuters) — Activists condemned on Thursday, June 19, the conviction of a Turkish publisher under a controversial law, which Ankara reformed just two months ago in a bid to satisfy European Union (EU)[...]

NEW YORK — The Armenian Genocide Museum of America (AGMA) and the Near East Foundation signed an agreement of cooperation on June 12 at the foundation’s international headquarters in New York City. Signing the agreement on behalf of[...]

ISTANBUL (Turkish Daily News) — The former head of the intelligence unit in the Black Sea province of Trabzon where Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink’s murderer came from testified he was aware of plans to kill the prominent[...]

Aronian Wins Tournament YEREVAN (Armenpress, Noyan Tapan) — President Serge Sargisian, Parliament Speaker Tigran Torosian and Prime Minister Tigran Sargisian joined thousands of Armenians on Friday, June 13 to bid farewell to chess[...]

TORONTO — At a special meeting on June 2 the Program and School Services Committee (PSSC) of the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) unanimously approved the recommendation of its Review Committee (RC) and its director to include the[...]

BEIRUT, Lebanon — An Armenian Democratic Liberal (ADL) delegation, led by Parliament Member Hagop Kassardjian, visited the presidential palace here on June 3 and met with the newly elected president of Lebanon, Gen. Michele Suleiman. The[...]

ST. PETERSBURG (RFE/RL) — The presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan appeared to have rekindled hopes for a resolution of the Nagorno Karabagh conflict with what officials described as “constructive” talks held here on June 6.[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — Karen Asrian, Armenia’s current national chess champion, died suddenly on Monday, June 9 at the age of 28. Asrian, born on April 24, 1980, won the national Armenian Championship in 1999, 2007 and 2008, and[...]

YEREVAN (A1Plus) — According to the Armenian Foreign Ministry Department, Armenia’s Ambassador to China, 47-year-old Vahagn Movsisian, died on June 10 from a massive heart attack while in Beijing. No other details were available as of[...]