By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN – The 39-year-old painter and photographer Taron Simonyan is a citizen of the world. He says he has a home and family in different countries around the world. His parents —[...]

BOSTON — John and Artemis Mirak met each other and were married in the Boston area after having lost their respective families and becoming orphans of the Armenian Genocide. “They were rescued in Turkey and brought to America by women[...]

YEREVAN — On Monday, April 1, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan’s office issued a statement congratulation the country’s Assyrian minority on Hab-nsan, the Assyrian New Year. “I cordially congratulate you on the occasion of the[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL, Opera Wire) — Amid continuing angry protests against the sacking of the acclaimed Armenian-American director of Armenia’s national opera theater, the government pledged to at least delay the appointment of his[...]

VIENNA (Combined Sources) — Armenia and Azerbaijan have described the latest meeting of their leaders as “positive” and “constructive,” saying they agreed to strengthen the cease-fire regime in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone[...]

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — On March 25, SB 302 authored by state Sen. Anthony J. Portantino (D–La Cañada Flintridge), to reestablish a trade office between California and Armenia passed the State Senate Business and Professions Committee. [...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Early last week one of the tigers of Yerevan Zoo showed signs of illness. The animal was looking weak and did not want to go out. After a visit by the zoo’s chief vet and medical treatment, the tiger seemed to be[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — On the occasion of the World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, spouse of Armenian President, Nouneh Sarkissian, visited Lousé Rehabilitation Center located in the Yerevan My Love Foundation. She toured the[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Deputy Minister of Healthcare Arsen Davtyan was detained on March 29 by the National Security Service, Minister of Healthcare Arsen Torosyan confirmed via Facebook. “I am not in Armenia at the moment and I was[...]

By Florence Avakian NEW YORK — “It was one of the most moving, powerful, and emotional days of my whole life. When I left, I felt love. I didn’t know whether to cry or dance,” said the Eastern Diocesan Primate, the Very Rev. Daniel[...]

News is scant, but commentaries are in abundance after the summit between Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azeri President Ilham Aliyev in Vienna on March 30. No breakthroughs were expected and none were reported. The[...]