Armenia

By Nora Armani Much has been written and said in the past few weeks, both in Armenia and in the Diaspora, about domestic violence and the urgent need to adopt a law criminalizing such behavior. The United Nations defines violence against[...]

STEPANAKERT (Combined Sources) — Nagorno Karabakh authorities said on February 25 that its troops repelled attacks by Azerbaijani armed forces in the southeastern and eastern sections of the front line. The military leadership in[...]

NEW YORK — It’s a remarkable Armenian village somewhere in Iraq with about 200 to 500 people. And it is surviving through courage, faith, fortitude and about 22 dedicated men against the massive force of the Islamic State. Its name,[...]

YEREVAN — The Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity announced this week the appointment of Ernesto Zedillo to the 2017 Aurora Prize Selection Committee. The former president of Mexico joined members of the Aurora Selection Committee at a[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator WIESBADEN, Germany — If you have ever visited any of the world’s greatest art museums, like the Uffizi in Florence, the Pergamon in Berlin or the National Museum in Cairo, you[...]

MANCHESTER, UK (Combined Sources) — On Sunday, December 11, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, became the first ever Armenian-born player in the Premier League, the prestigious British soccer league, to score a goal. Mkhitaryan, who plays for[...]

By Gayane Muradyan YEREVAN — Aid from the Tekeyan Cultural Association of the US and Canada (TCA) continues to be distributed to the families of soldiers who lost their lives heroically in the four-day April war earlier this year.[...]

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — On Saturday, December 3, the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) held a panel discussion entitled “The Armenian Parliamentary Elections in April, 2017: How can the Diaspora engage in[...]

BEVERLY HILLS — The American University of Armenia (AUA) celebrated its 25th anniversary with a spectacular gala at the landmark Beverly Wilshire on November 19, during which more than $1.5 million was raised to benefit AUA’s[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Naira Zohrabyan, leader of the Prosperous Armenia group in parliament, pressed for the debate and passage of a statement condemning the genocide against Yazidis in Northern Iraq. Zohrabyan told parliament last week[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator WIESBADEN, Germany — That the fine arts are alive and well in Armenia is displayed in an exciting exhibition of works by young Armenians that has opened in Wiesbaden, Germany. The[...]