Europe

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — Armenian midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been ranked 17th on Sky Sport’s countdown of the top 100 players of 2015 as ranked by WhoScored.com. After every game, WhoScored.com gives players[...]

By Heide Rieck BOCHUM, Germany and YEREVAN — The year 2015 has come to an end, and in both East and West the centenary of the genocide, often denied, has been commemorated. And I recall an evening in the Turm (Tower) Theater in Cologne,[...]

LOS ANGELES — The Naghash Ensemble of Armenia has launched a fundraising campaign for their second CD and book, “Songs of Exile – Volume II.” The new recording combines the earthy spirituality of Armenian folk song with new[...]

L’AQUILA, Italy (Armenpress) — The City Council of L’Aquila recognized the Armenian Genocide on November 26, the Armenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced. In letters addressed to the Armenian Embassy in Italy and the Union of[...]

As politicians in Berlin debate the relative merits and dangers of Germany’s possible active military engagement in the war theatre against so-called Islamic State (IS), a number of public figures have taken up a precious weapon to wage[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator WIESBADEN, Germany — The saying goes that “there is no more beautiful woman than the Armenian language.” If that is the case, German author Jochen Mangelsen writes, then the[...]

LYON, France — A resolution on the Armenian Genocide was adopted by a large majority at the 23rd European Green Party Council in Lyon, on Sunday, November 15. The text acknowledges that the Ottoman Empire perpetrated Genocide against[...]

PARIS (Combined Sources) — A 17-year-old French-Armenian girl, Lola Ouzounian, died during the November 13 attack in Paris. Lola, a Parisian, was at the Bataclan concert hall on the evening of November 13. Ouzounian had come to Bataclan[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — No one engaged in efforts to have the Armenian Genocide officially recognized — at whatever level and in whatever venue — can suffer under the illusion that it is[...]

  STRASBOURG (Public Radio of Armenia) — Human rights lawyers Geoffrey Robertson QC and Amal Clooney issued a statement on the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) decision on October 14 in the case of Perinçek v Switzerland. The two[...]

ROME (Armenpress) — Ivrea City Council of Italy’s Piedmont Province unanimously recognized the Armenian Genocide during its October 12 session. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Armenia issued a statement that by recognizing[...]