WASHINGTON (Australian Financial Review, The New Daily) – Joe Hockey, former Australian ambassador to the United States (2016-January 30, 2020), joined the Macquarie Group, an Australian global financial services group, this April as a[...]

ISTANBUL (NorMarmara, Jamanak, Agos, Armenian Patriarchate of Istanbul) – The coronavirus epidemic has shaken the Istanbul-Armenian community and especially its educational institutions, which have limited revenues and whose budget[...]

By Peggy McInerny, Director of Communications WESTWOOD, Calif. (The Promise Armenian Institute) — Funded by the Promise Armenian Institute (PAI) at UCLA, two University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) faculty are working tirelessly to[...]

ARDAMED/EDREMIT, Van Province, Turkey/Western Armenia – The question as to whether in the famous town of Van, the historic capital of Armenia, and its surrounding province, there is an Armenian population in the 21st century now has a[...]

BEIRUT, Lebanon – Perhaps the most resilient country in the Middle East, this sliver of land enveloped by the glistening Mediterranean has faced adversity time and again throughout its storied history. Thousands have taken to the streets[...]

STOCKHOLM (Stockholm Center for Freedom) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s lawyer has filed a criminal complaint against journalist Ragıp Zarakolu for a column he wrote, accusing him of “instigating a military coup[...]

ISTANBUL (Ermenihaber, Normarara) – Istanbul police have detained a man for attempting to burn the entrance door of the Armenian Sourp Asdvadzadzin Church in the Bakırköy district. The incident had taken place on May 8. The fire was[...]

By Philippe Raffi Kalfayan Special to the Mirror-Spectator Modern Armenia may be facing one of the most dangerous periods since its creation. This is due to the conjunction of concurrent factors: two years of divisive and hatred speech[...]

WASHINGTON (Arizona Republic, Guardian, Washington Post, NYT, US Department of Defense) – Gregory Melikian was one of seven World War II veterans, ages 96 to 100, who joined President Donald Trump at a wreath-laying ceremony at the World[...]

By Artsvi Bakhcinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/OSLO – Professor Eric Papazian, 80, lives in Bærum outside Oslo. He has a master’s degree in philology with Scandinavian as the main subject. For almost 40 years, he has[...]

FRANKFURT — Every year on April 24, the French Cathedral in Berlin welcomes Armenians and Germans to commemorate the anniversary of the 1915 genocide. I usually travel to the capital for the solemn ceremony. In Frankfurt, the historic[...]