VENICE (Designboom) — Armenian artist Narine Arakelian has transformed Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo, one of Venice’s iconic landmarks, and its 15th-century spiral staircase into a multi-colored lighthouse. Presented as part of[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Armenian Greco-Roman wrestler, Olympic Champion Artur Aleksanyan lit the XII Pan-Armenian Games flame on June 17 from St. Gregory the Illuminator’s torch at Khor Virap, an Armenian monastery in Ararat Province[...]

By Haykaram Nahapetyan Mirror-Spectator Video Correspondent YEREVAN – In the Soviet era, it was the government that subsidized book publication. Armenian authors, after getting the necessary approvals from various state-controlled[...]

YEREVAN (RFE-RL) — Russia’s ambassador to Armenia was summoned to the Foreign Ministry in Yerevan last week after meeting with the indicted former President Robert Kocharyan, a senior Armenian lawmaker revealed on Monday, June 17.[...]

PASADENA, Calif. — Award-winning Armenian-American plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Andre Panossian of Los Angeles is volunteering his skills to travel to Armenia again this month (June 2019) to give dozens of children the ability[...]

By Lila Seidman GLENDALE (Glendale News-Press) — Glendale City Council member Zareh Sinanyan is stepping down from his municipal post to accept a position with the Armenian government. Sinanyan, first elected to the local council in[...]

WASHINGTON — On Saturday, June 1, Dr. Naira Babayan and Vasily Popov presented a concert celebrating the legacy of one the founders of Armenian music, Komitas, at the Mansion at Strathmore. The sold-out event included patrons of the[...]

By Uğur Ümit Üngör Yerevan: From Culinary Desert to Oasis The first time I visited Yerevan was for the fieldwork for my Ph.D. research in the summer of 2006, when I took the tantalizingly slow Soviet night train from Tbilisi. Back[...]

PETERSBURG, Russia (Armenpress) — Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan announced that Armenia is ready to contribute to the development of relations between Russia and the European Union (EU), during his speech at St. Petersburg[...]

NEW YORK — United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres this week announced the appointment of Movses Abelian of Armenia (as well as a national of Georgia), as the next under-secretary-general for General Assembly and Conference[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia’s Justice Minister Artak Zeynalian tendered his resignation on Friday, June 7, after just over a year in office. Zeynalian gave no reason for his decision which he announced on Facebook. Instead, he thanked[...]