YEREVAN / PARIS — Farid Boudjellal, born in 1953, is a French comics book author, artist and scriptwriter. Born to Algerian immigrants, he grew up in Toulon, in the south of France. He studied literature and sociology at the university.[...]

By Anastasia Tsioulcas NEW YORK (NPR) — Legendary duduk player Jivan Gasparyan died on July 6, according to a Facebook post by his grandson and protégé, Jivan Gasparyan Jr. He was 92. He was a prolific performer, playing on the[...]

By Angelina Der Arakelian Special to the Mirror-Spectator The early 20th century had lots of significant events happening simultaneously. It is no surprise that when thinking of the era of the First World War and the gradual introduction[...]

WASHINGTON – A year after Hagia Sophia of Istanbul was officially converted into a mosque, on July 14, in a Greek orthodox church of Washington, DC, prayers and speeches of religious leaders and advocates lamented Ankara’s move. “I[...]

ST. TROPEZ, France – On July 4, the mayor of the city of Saint-Tropez, Sylvie Siri, inaugurated a khachkar offered by the family of Harry Tenekedzian, famous ice cream seller in France (Barbarac) and member of the Association of[...]

By Prof. Israel Charny Do you know that there are many publications in Hebrew which refer to the Armenian genocide as “Hashoa HaArmenit” or the Armenian shoah? This is because “shoah” intrinsically means extensive or cataclysmic[...]

Armenia’s snap parliamentary elections not only surprised the losers, but also the winners. After the final rally by former president Robert Kocharyan’s supporters, observers believed that finally the Kocharyan campaign had gained[...]

By Razmig Bedirian PARIS (TheNationalNews.com) — When Kegham Djeghalian stumbled upon three red boxes tucked away and forgotten in his father’s wardrobe in Cairo three years ago, he couldn’t believe his luck. The boxes contained the[...]

ISTANBUL (Armenpress) — Treasure hunters in historical Armenian settlements in Turkey have damaged the 18th-century St. Toros Armenian Church in Kayseri, ethnic Armenian lawmaker of the Turkish Parliament Garo Paylan said on social media[...]

BAKU (Panorama) — The Baku Court on Grave Crimes on Tuesday, June 29, resumed the illegal trial of 14 Armenian prisoners of war (POWs) accused of terrorism, with the prosecutor reading out the indictment. According to the indictment,[...]

YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — Armenian boxer Hovhannes Bachkov (63kg) will participate in the Tokyo Olympics this summer, the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport confirmed on Tuesday, June 29. The two-time European champion[...]