Armenia & Karabakh

By Margarita Antidze TBILISI (Reuters) — The former Soviet republics of Armenia and Azerbaijan are closer to war over Nagorno-Karabakh than at any point since a ceasefire brokered more than 20 years ago, the International Crisis Group[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — The Azerbaijani kidnapping of Tbilisi-based opposition reporter Afgan Mukhtarli to Baku has received worldwide attention, Armen Ashotyan, chairman of the Armenian parliament’s foreign relations committee said on[...]

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — The Charles Aznavour house-museum was opened in downtown Yerevan on June 1, in a solemn ceremony attended by the legendary singer, his son Nicolas Aznavour, Armenia’s President Serzh Sargsyan and a[...]

By Judith Saryan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN and BOSTON — Twenty-five years after Armenia became independent from the former Soviet Union, the country still struggles with economic stagnation, political corruption, and high[...]

By Gerald Papasian GYUMRI, Armenia — On May 14, at Gyumri’s Yeia Ekmekchyan Benjamin Hall, and on May 16 in Yerevan, at the Hrachya Ghaplanian Dramatic Theater, the Turkish Niluferi Municipal Theater company of Bursa presented Haqop[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — On May 28 Armenians worldwide celebrated the 99th anniversary of establishment of the First Republic of Armenia and the historical victory in the battle of Sardarapat. On May 28, 1918,[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — President Serzh Sargsyan awarded Armenian National Football Team and Manchester United midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan with the first degree Order for Services to the Motherland on the[...]

ECHMIADZIN, Armenia — Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II received Edmond Y. Azadian, president of the Tekeyan Cultural Association of the United States and Canada, last week. The two discussed a series of issues pertaining to[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — The preservation of the status qua in Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone is unacceptable, but at the same time the conflict has no military solution and must be settled only through peaceful[...]

YEREVAN — Nominations are open for the 2018 Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity, a global humanitarian award granted by the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative on behalf of the survivors of the Armenian Genocide and in gratitude to their[...]

YEREVAN — The $1.1 Million Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity was awarded on May 28, to Dr. Tom Catena, a Catholic missionary from Amsterdam, NY, who has saved thousands of lives as the sole doctor permanently based in Sudan’s[...]