Europe

ATHENS (Nor Ashkharh) – Taking advantage of the presence in Athens of Dr. Hratch Kouyoumjian, the secretary of the central executive of the Armenian Democratic Liberal Party (ADL)’s Reform and Unity Movement, the local ADL District[...]

ISTANBUL (Daily Sabah) — The Supreme Court of Switzerland has overruled its judgment of Dogu Perinçek, a prominent Turkish politician and leader of the Vatan Party, over his conviction for denial of the Armenian genocide in 2005 in[...]

MADRID, Spain (Public Radio of Armenia) — The Spanish city of Benalmadena  has officially recognized and condemned the Armenian Genocide. The City Council unanimously voted in favor of the institutional statement. More than 20 Spanish[...]

Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — Rumors, reports and allegations pertaining to covert support for terrorists by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government have circulated since the first armed[...]

Special to the Mirror-Spectator Much has been made of the official Turkish reaction to statements made by Pope Francis during his visit to Armenia June 24-26. That hysterical response was as predictable as it was tasteless. One might take[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — This is a most rare art exhibition. Not focused on one artist or even a school, it presents the works of distinct individuals joined through family ties, whose creative[...]

VATICAN (Vatican Radio) — The official program for Pope Francis’ three-day visit to Armenia, from June 24 to 26 (all times are local) was just released by the Vatican. It appears below. Friday June 24 09.00 Departure from Rome’s[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — France plans to enact a new law that will make it a crime to publicly deny the 1915 Armenian genocide in Ottoman Turkey, the French ambassador to Armenia, Jean-Francois Charpentier, said on Tuesday, June 21. “The[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Citizens of Armenia will be able to acquire visas to travel to Switzerland by means of a simplified procedure. The Armenian parliament is discussing the ratification issue of the agreement on this process. Armenian[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — As the croupier at the roulette table says, “les jeux sont fait.” The die is cast. In the wake of the German Bundestag’s resolution recognizing the Armenian[...]

PRAGUE (Armenpress) — In an interview with the Czech Parliamentni Listi online newspaper, Czech President Milos Zeman said he intends to urge the Parliament and the Government of the Czech Republic to follow Germany’s lead and[...]