International

By Varoujan Sirapian Special to the Mirror-Spectator PARIS — Never has an election in France been so uncertain. According to surveys conducted six months ago, Nicolas Sarkozy started about 16[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — A delegation, headed by Israeli Minister of Agriculture Orit Noked, visited Tsitsernakaberd Memorial Complex, where the minister laid a wreath and paid tribute to the memory of[...]

By Tigran Avetisian YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia’s leaders rushed to congratulate Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Monday on his victory in Russia’s weekend pres- idential election, saying that it will[...]

NEW YORK — The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) will hold its 56th session this year on the theme “The Empowerment of Rural Women and Their[...]

YEREVAN — The Fourth Annual Conference of Armenian Writers in Foreign Languages took place in Armenia this year from October 10 to 15. Sessions took place at the Writers Union[...]

ST PETERSBURG (Dow Jones) — Russia and seven other post-Soviet states, including Ukraine, signed an agreement on creating a free-trade zone Tuesday, in another step in Moscow’s drive to rebuild[...]

MOSCOW (Reuters) — The former vice president of oil group Yukos, Vasily Aleksanyan, died on Monday, October 2, of complications from AIDS, according to reports, a condition that Russian rights[...]

By Tigran Avetisian STEPANAKERT (RFE/RL) — The reported downing of an Azerbaijani spy drone over Nagorno Karabagh will restrain Baku’s appetite for another war with the Armenians, the Karabagh Armenian[...]

TEHRAN, Iran (RFE/RL) — President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad reiterated Iran’s strong interest in expanding its “historic, deep and friendly” relations with Armenia as he met with Armenian Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandian[...]

ANKARA (Guardian) — Turkey has pursued its diplomatic offensive against Israel by confirming it is suspending defense industry contracts and threatening further sanctions, after that country’s refusal to apologize for[...]

  MERSIN, Turkey (Firant news agency) — BDP’s Mersin Akdeniz Municipality has named a park and built a monument, both in honor of Hrant Dink. Dink, chief editor of the[...]