Europe

BERLIN (Guardian) — In Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s inability to take a joke may hardly be news. But after the Turkish government asked for the prosecution of a German comedian for performing a satirical poem about its president, it[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to   the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — The visit had been planned long in advance, but it could not have come at a more delicate moment. When Armenian President Serge Sargsyan (also written as Sargisian)[...]

  By Heide Rieck-Wotke Special to the Mirror-Spectator BOCHUM, Germany — What do we know about the footprints left since the Middle Ages in Armenia, footprints made by German emperors, bishops, researchers, artists, farmers and[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN — Actor and director Gerald Papasian screened a video recording of the opera buffa “Gariné” on March 6 at the newly renovated Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) center in[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — Will the German Bundestag ever make up its mind about the genocide? This is the question raised last October when the news broke that the government coalition of[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — “Can poetry open the hearts of people, even at a distance?“ This is a question that Azad Ordukanyan, President of the Armenian Academic Society in Bochum, Germany,[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BOCHUM, Germany — Thousands of Armenian descendants of Genocide survivors, especially from the United States, have had the opportunity to travel though eastern Anatolia, in the[...]

DORTMUND, Germany (Armenpress) — Armenian national team’s midfielder and Borussia Dortmund’s winger Henrikh Mkhitaryan is the first in goals and assists ranking of Germany’s Soccer Cup (DFB Pokal). Mkhitaryan scored four goals and[...]

By Stefan Ihrig One day in the winter of 1941, as he “walked through the streets of the Warsaw Ghetto,” Hermann Wygoda, “Ghetto smuggler,” tried to make sense of what was happening to him and the people around him: “I wondered[...]

STRASBOURG (Armenpress) — The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) rejected a report prepared by British parliamentarian Robert Walter, titled “Escalation of violence in Nagorno Karabakh and the other occupied[...]

BRUSSELS (Armenpress) — The Armenian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has established a specific strategy and is ready to rebuff the anti-Armenian resolutions included in the agenda of the coming[...]