International

By Irina Hovannisian YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Two men will go on trial soon for their alleged role in an attack on young opposition activists that campaigned for the opposition candidate in a recent parliamentary bi-election held in Yerevan.[...]

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[...]