Armenia & Karabakh

By Hagop Toghramadjian YEREVAN (Aleppo-NGO) – After months of preparation, the Aleppo Compatriotic Charitable Organization (Aleppo-NGO), a Syrian-Armenian humanitarian relief organization, is nearly ready to open its new[...]

PARIS (Public Radio of Armenia) — French President Emmanuel Macron attended the annual gala dinner of the Coordination Council of Armenian Organizations of France on January 31, AFP reported. The dinner was also attended by Paris Mayor[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — The Armenian flag has been officially raised at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, the National Olympic Committee announce. The Armenian delegation arrived in the South Korean city on February 5. The names of[...]

MEDFORD, Mass. — The Fletcher School’s Tavitian Scholars Program ( at Tufts University is back for its 19th year. Fifteen scholars arrived on campus in January to take part in the six-month-long program,[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator   BERLIN — Gyumri has good reason to celebrate. One of its most prominent sons has been chosen as the honorary consul of Germany and this will bring relations between the two[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff YEREVAN — In the last few decades, many new non-profit programs have been started in Armenia attempting to use as models similar programs in the United States or the West. Teach For Armenia is one[...]

By Raffi Bedrosyan Sarkis Hatsbanian, Karabakh war veteran, political commentator and activist, passed away last week in Lyon, France. He was only 55. Born in Adiyaman, southeastern Turkey and former Cilicia, he had left for France in 1980[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL, — Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan has named former Prime Minister Armen Sarkissian as the ruling Republican Party’s nomination for the next president. Sarkissian, who is no relation to the outgoing[...]

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff NEW YORK — For Dr. Garo Armen, time is running out for rural Armenia and therefore he is focusing on reviving it as quickly and efficiently as possible. The organization has raised $35 million[...]

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — An 8th century B.C. settlement has been discovered at “Lernagog-1” site near the village of Lernagog in Armenia’s Armavir Province. For the first time in the region archaeologists have uncovered[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia’s next president must be a renowned but politically inexperienced individual who speaks foreign languages, President Serzh Sargysan said on Tuesday, January 16. Sargysan commented on his possible successor at[...]