International

By Scott Higham, Steven Rich and Alice Crites   WASHINGTON (Washington Post) — The state-owned oil company of Azerbaijan secretly funded an all-expenses-paid trip to a conference in Baku, on the Caspian Sea, in 2013 for 10 members[...]

By Randy Kennedy VENICE (New York Times) — The awards have been handed out at the Venice Biennale contemporary art fair. The Republic of Armenia and American artist Adrian Piper picked up the top honors. At an awards ceremony held to[...]

TEL AVIV (Public Radio of Armenia) — Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein on Tuesday called to rethink Israel’s stance on the Armenian Genocide, calling the murders a “moral stain” on humanity, the Jerusalem Post reports. “History[...]

WILLOUGHBY, Australia (Public Radio of Armenia) — Willoughby City Council, in Sydney’s North Shore, passed a motion recognizing the Armenian Genocide on May 11, reported the Armenian National Committee of Australia (ANC Australia).[...]

ECHMIADZIN (Public Radio of Armenia) — The Mother See of Holy Echmiadzin may present a legal claim demanding that Turkey return the property confiscated from the church during the years of the Armenian Genocide, Karekin II, Supreme[...]

By Hagop Vartivarian NEW YORK CITY – A presentation of American-Armenian writer, actor and playwright Eric Bogosian’s new book Operation Nemesis: The Assassination Plot that Avenged the Armenian Genocide took place on April 22 at the[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach   In times of grave crisis, when it seems that the world has gone insane, when violence reigns, taking the lives of hundreds of thousands of innocents, and more often than not, the ideologically crazed[...]

WASHINGTON — Leaders and lawyers representing the Catholicosate of Cilicia held a press conference on April 29 at the National Press Club to discuss their lawsuit against the Turkish Government seeking the return of the historic seat of[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — On Friday, April 24, when this issue of the Mirror-Spectator appears, the German parliament will be holding a session to commemorate the centenary of the Armenian[...]

YEREVAN and JERUSALEM (NY Daily News, Guardian, Jerusalem Post) — For decades, Turkey has resisted pressure to recognize the brutal killings of 1.5 million Armenians under Ottoman rule as genocide. But can the Turks keep up with the[...]

By Muriel Mirak-Weissbach Special to the Mirror-Spectator BERLIN — The news from Rome hit Germany like a thunderbolt. As soon as the Armenian rite mass on April 12 had ended, news media flashed headlines across their websites and radio[...]