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YEREVAN (PanArmenian.Net) — Yerevan celebrated the 130th birthday of Armenian painter Martiros Saryan. To mark the jubilee, the Martiros Saryan Museum launched an exhibition of Saryan’s work and his contemporaries’ photos. An[...]

By Emil Danielyan YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — President Serge Sargisian asserted Armenia’s European vocation on Wednesday at a meeting with the visiting head of an alliance of Europe’s leading conservative parties. Sargisian and Wilfried[...]

Armina Darbinyan Appointed Armenian Assembly Regional Director YEREVAN (ArmInfo) — Armina Darbinyan has been appointed the new regional director of the Armenian Assembly of America office in Armenia and Karabagh. She replaces Arpi[...]

By Andrew Higgins DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (Washington Post) — Even by the standards of a city that celebrates extravagance, it was a spectacular shopping spree: In just two weeks early last year, an 11-year-old boy from Azerbaijan[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia has officially responded to international mediators’ recently modified plan to end the Nagorno-Karabagh conflict, an aide to President Serge Sargisian said on Thursday. The American, French and Russian[...]

Mirror-Spectator Now Offers E-Subscriptions WATERTOWN, Mass. — Starting March 15, the Armenian Mirror-Spectator newspaper will be available to be e-mailed every Thursday, in color PDF format. The annual rate for the e-subscription is[...]

The US Wants to Deny that Turkey’s Slaughter of 1.5 million Armenians in 1915 was Genocide. But the Evidence is There, in a Hilltop Orphanage Near Beirut By Robert Fisk It’s only a small grave, a rectangle of cheap concrete marking it[...]

By Hagop Vartivarian Despite the fact that the protocols signed by Armenian and Turkey gave rise to quite a bit of commotion, particularly in segments of the diaspora with heavy concentrations of Armenians, the political organizations in[...]

By Edmond Y. Azadian Armenians around the world were euphoric, when, on March 4, the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee voted by a narrow margin (23-22), to adopt HR 252, a resolution to recognize the Armenian Genocide. Once the euphoria[...]

LONDON (Daily Telegraph) — This March the British Film Institute on London’s Southbank will host a season of Armenian filmmaker Sergei Paradjanov’s works. The festival will include Paradjanov’s acclaimed features, short films and[...]

LOS ANGELES — The Friends of the UCLA Armenian Language and Culture Studies will be recognizing Dr. Antonia Arslan’s dedication to Armenian culture and raising Genocide awareness by awarding her the Narekatsi medal. The presentation[...]