WASHINGTON  – The Armenian embassy in Washington commemorated the 28th anniversary of the independence of Armenia on October 3, 2019. In the video below, Armenian Ambassador Varuzhan Nersesyan speaks, followed by Cheryl Fernandes,[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator TOKYO — Wheat bread was introduced for the first time to the rice-eating Japanese people in the 16th century by Portuguese missionaries. Because of Japan’s complete isolation from[...]

WATERTOWN — Dr. Hayk Demoyan will present his newly released book, Armenian Churches and Monasteries in International Postcards, at the Tarvezian Hall of St. James Armenian Church on Sunday, November 3, starting 12:15 p.m. (immediately[...]

HADRUT, Artsakh – The members of the Diocesan Council of Cairo, Egypt, traveled to Armenia and then to Artsakh, where they participated, with the blessings of the Catholicos of All Armenians Karekin II, in the opening ceremonies of the[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Two supporters of Robert Kocharyan were arrested over the weekend on charges of harassing a judge presiding over the trial of Armenia’s jailed former president. In an incident broadcast live on Facebook, the young[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reaffirmed his country’s readiness to supply more natural gas to neighboring Armenia and deepen broader Armenian-Iranian relations when he visited Yerevan on Tuesday, October 1. Prime[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan praised the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) as he chaired a summit of the Russian-led trade bloc in Yerevan on Tuesday, October 1. Pashinyan, Russian President Vladimir Putin and the[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — President Armen Sarkissian sent a congratulatory message on the consecration and inauguration of the world’s largest Yazidi temple named Quba Mere Diwane in the Armenian village of Aknalich, on September 30. “I[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin on October 1 when he arrived in the country, adding his hope that Armenia and Russia will continue deepening strategic relations.[...]

NEW YORK — Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan held a public meeting for the New York Armenian community at the Eastern Diocese of the Armenian Church of America on September 24 while in town for the United Nations General[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator I have never described the events of April-May 2018 as a “revolution” for two reasons. The first is that Serzh Sargsyan gave up power with reason and wisdom, making the[...]