QAMISHLI, SYRIA (RFE/RL) — Unknown gunmen shot dead an Armenian Catholic priest and his father as they were traveling in a car in northeastern Syria on Monday, November 11. Father Hovsep Petoian, the head of the Armenian Catholic[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL, Armenpress) — Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan spoke of “more dynamic” relations with Moscow as he met with Russia’s visiting Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Yerevan on Monday, November 11. “The last[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN-SAN PEDRO SULA (HONDURAS) — Dear Pablo, this is the first time I meet an Armenian living in Honduras. Please introduce yourself. My name is Pablo Bedrossian. I was born in[...]

YEREVAN — Mirza Dinnayi received the fourth annual Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity on October 20 in a large public ceremony in Freedom Square in Yerevan as part of the Aurora Forum events (see more on this in forthcoming issues of[...]

YEREVAN — The Space Environment Viewing and Analysis Network (SEVAN) network started as a United Nations Basic Space Science Initiative (UNBSSI) project in the International Heliophysics Year 2007 (IHY-2007). The very successful IHY-2007[...]

PARIS — Accompanied by his spouse Anna Hakobyan, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan arrived in France on a working to attend the Second Paris Peace Conference and the 40th United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia has offered to assist neighboring Iran after a powerful earthquake struck the Islamic Republic’s northwestern region on November 8. An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 in Iran’s East Azerbaijan Province[...]

By Raffi Bedrosyan November 11 is known as the Remembrance Day in the US, Canada and other allied nations, a day to honor and remember the soldiers who died during the service to their country, starting from World War I. But Armenians and[...]

MUNICH, Germany – Yazidi businessman and philanthropist Mirza Sloyan passed away on November 3 after a complicated surgery in a hospital. Sloyan, who made his fortune in Russia but was born near Aknalich, Armenia in 1946, was in Aknalich[...]

By Arthur Hagopian JERUSALEM — The advent of Christianity and its adoption as a state religion by Armenia provided an unparalleled opportunity for the resurgence of artistic fervor among the newly converted, resulting in the creation of[...]

By Lemma Shehadi AKNALICH, Armenia (The Independent) — In the sleepy Armenian lakeside town of Aknalich, crowds gathered for the opening of a new temple on September 30. Inside the vast vaulted stone building, musicians dressed in ivory[...]