By Anastasia Tsioulcas NEW YORK (NPR) — Legendary duduk player Jivan Gasparyan died on July 6, according to a Facebook post by his grandson and protégé, Jivan Gasparyan Jr. He was 92. He was a prolific performer, playing on the[...]

WASHINGTON – A few hours before departing to the airport to fly back to Yerevan, prominent journalist from Armenia Tatul Hakobyan met community representatives at Washington’s St. Mary Armenian Church on July 11. Briefing about the[...]

July 12, 2021 Your Excellency Varuzhan Nersesyan Ambassador of the Republic of Armenia Washington, D.C.   Dear Mr. Ambassador, At the conclusion of your term as Armenia’s diplomatic representative to the United States, we salute you[...]

STEPANAKERT/WASHINGTON – Every day Zorik Babayan sells souvenirs near Stepanakert’s iconic We Are Our Mountains (aka Grandmother and Grandfather) monument. When I approached him last month, there was only a small group of tourists,[...]

Mirror-Spectator regular columnist Harut Sassounian issued a response to Danny Donabedian, who had written a column in response to one by Sassounian. I am afraid Danny Donabedian did not understand a word of what I wrote. He was too[...]

Armenia’s current leaders blame previous leaders whenever something goes wrong in the country. After they lost the war, they blamed it on the previous presidents. They do not take any responsibility for their own shortcomings, even[...]

Armenia’s snap parliamentary elections not only surprised the losers, but also the winners. After the final rally by former president Robert Kocharyan’s supporters, observers believed that finally the Kocharyan campaign had gained[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — A prominent surgeon running a hospital in Yerevan and supporting an Armenian opposition group was arrested again on Wednesday, June 23, on charges of pressuring his subordinates to participate in the June 20[...]

BAKU (Panorama) — The Baku Court on Grave Crimes on Tuesday, June 29, resumed the illegal trial of 14 Armenian prisoners of war (POWs) accused of terrorism, with the prosecutor reading out the indictment. According to the indictment,[...]

YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Armenian boxer Hovhannes Bachkov (63kg) will participate in the Tokyo Olympics this summer, the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport confirmed on Tuesday, June 29. The two-time European champion[...]

YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Russian troops will be deployed on the Soviet era border between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Secretary of the Security Council of Armenia Armen Grigoryan said in an interview with Public Television on Monday, June[...]