WASHINGTON – Armenia’s ambassador to the United States, Varuzhan Nersesyan, is an experienced diplomat with many years of service. He began serving as ambassador in January 2019. Now he is adding a resolute and calming voice to the[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — Armenia is imposing tougher restrictions on public life in an effort to curtail the spread of the coronavirus. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Facebook Tuesday, March 24, addressed people there, noting[...]

LONDON/YEREVAN — The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative has confirmed the appointment of Paul Polman, Co-Founder and Chair of IMAGINE and former CEO of Unilever, to the Aurora Prize Selection Committee. The distinguished business leader and[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/SKOPJE — The Tavitjan brothers from Skopje, Macedonia, Diran (born in 1977) and Garo (born in 1982) work in the fields of jazz, contemporary, ethno, experimental and[...]

OXFORD, UK — A new initiative to study the Armenian Genocide and its connections to the world today was launched at Pembroke College with a string quartet concert in the Pichette Auditorium on March 9. The Oxford Network of Armenian[...]

YEREVAN (Panorama.am) — The Yerevan Opera House will show its opera and ballet performances and concerts on Facebook starting Tuesday, March 17. “You can stay home and watch Karen Khachaturian’s brilliant ballet ‘Cipollino’ on[...]

Karekin II, the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, issued the following urgent appeal on the Coronavirus pandemic, on March 16. In addition, he declared a national day of prayer on March 18. * * * Dear Faithful: We are[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — A constitutional referendum originally scheduled in Armenia for April 5 will be delayed after the country’s authorities declared a 30-day state of emergency over the novel coronavirus outbreak on Monday, March 16.[...]

The coronavirus epidemic is certainly the curse of globalization. The proximity of individuals, through travel, has its blessings and its dangers. In historic times, many pandemics had devastating impacts on certain remote societies but[...]

YEREVAN (Panorama.am) — Australian chess player Arianne Caoili, the wife of leading Armenian chess player Levon Aronian, remains in a grave but stable condition after suffering serious injuries in a car crash. She continues to receive[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia instituted a state of emergency in response to the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak, banning gatherings of more than 20 people and restricting media coverage of the disease. The 28-day state of emergency[...]