Armenia & Karabakh

PARIS — The 180th anniversary of the birth of Ottoman-Armenian composer Dikran Tchouhadjian will be marked in March. The author, an actor, musician, producer and director, is director of the Dikran Tchouhadjian International Institute[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — The secretary general of the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) on December 29 condemned as “provocative” an armed incident on Armenia’s border with Azerbaijan which left three[...]

YEREVAN ( — Astronomers from the Byurakan Astrophysical Observatory in Armenia have discovered a strong outburst of the embedded young stellar object (YSO) designated UKIDSS-J185318.36+012454.5. This newly detected event could[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — The United States called on Armenia and Azerbaijan to avoid ceasefire violations as it announced the appointment of its new chief negotiator in the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process on Friday. The US Embassy in Yerevan[...]

YEREVAN — Prime Minister Karen Karapetian received US Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills on December 28. The two discussed issues related to U.S.-Armenia relations and exchanged views on cooperation in the Government’s anticorruption[...]

YEREVAN — On the occasion of the New Year, President Serzh Sargsyan of Armenia delivered the following speech: Dear Compatriots, Year 2016 becomes history; it was the 25th year of the reestablishment of our independence. It was a period[...]

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) – A court in Armenia has upheld the life sentence for the Russian soldier Valery Permyakov, who had killed seven members of a family in the city of Gyumri, RIA Novosti reported Monday, December 19. The[...]

YEREVAN — On Tuesday, December 12, a new online news service was launched in Armenia, Hay Dzayn. Behind this voice is the Armenian Democratic Liberal Party (ADL), who are keeping pace with contemporary developments in journalism. The[...]

YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Minister of Emergency Situations Armen Yeritsyan  died on December 13 at Nairi Medical Center, Anatoly Gnuni, Executive Director of the medical center announced. It was reported earlier that Yeritsyan had[...]

By Florence Avakian Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK — An Armenian monk from Greater Armenia, in the late 14th century wrote, “Jerusalem is the centre from which all laws, grace and prophecy emanate.” Today, Jerusalem is a[...]

ZURICH (Combined Sources) — Super heavy elements do not occur naturally in nature; instead they are created in labs. Four new chemical elements now have official names and symbols, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry[...]