International

RIO DE JANEIRO (Agencia Prensa Armenia) — The governor of Rio de Janeiro, Luiz Fernando Pezao, enacted Law 7046/2015 filed by Deputy Jorge Picciani, president of the Legislative Assembly of the State of Rio de Janeiro on July 21, which[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian Iran’s nuclear deal brought a sigh of relief in some quarters and set off battle drums in others. The sigh of relief for now is confined mostly to the Middle East and the Caucasus, where the prospect of a new war had[...]

  BEIRUT (Armenpress and PanArmenian.net) — Pope Francis sent a telegram expressing his condolences to the Patriarchal Synod of the Patriarchate of Cilicia of the Armenians, Beirut, on the death of Patriarch Nerses Bedros XIX[...]

YEREVAN — On July 14, Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandian issued a statement expressing his assent with the agreement reached over the Iranian nuclear program. He said, “Armenia welcomes the agreement reached over the Iranian nuclear[...]

LONDON — On June 26, the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) of London organized an evening of Armenian culture titled Living Memory in honor of the centenary of the Armenian Genocide and the rebirth of the Armenian nation at the[...]

TEL AVIV, Israel (Public Radio of Armenia) — Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein this week said he expects the coalition and opposition to come together to recognize the Armenian Genocide, which he hopes to have the Knesset do officially[...]

By Teresa Levonian Cole TENERIFE, Spain (Financial Times) — “I don’t know why people have this idea that we were oppressed under the Soviet Union,” says Garik Israelian. “I remember a time of parties, a lot of fun. There was no[...]

By Arthur Hagopian SYDNEY, Australia — For three centuries, sleuths, scholars and conspiracy advocates have extrapolated over the identity of the “Man in the Iron Mask,” the enigmatic prisoner of the notorious Bastille. Ever since[...]

TURIN, Italy (Christian Science Monitor) — In impromptu remarks to a crowd of young people in northern Italy Sunday, Pope Francis criticized the “great powers” of the world for failing to prevent the systematic genocide of minorities[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator     BERLIN — At the same time that the Armenian artistic pavilion was receiving the Golden Lion at the Biennale in Venice this year, in Berlin two Armenian artists[...]

BAKU (AP, ArmeniaNow) — Azerbaijan is considered one of Europe’s lesser-known sporting nations. As the first European Games got into full swing on June 13, the first hosts showed the passion they have for their sportspeople, and[...]