National News

By Robert D. McFadden BERKELEY, Calif. (New York Times) — Ben H. Bagdikian, a journalist and news media critic who became a celebrated voice of conscience for his profession, calling for tougher standards of integrity and public service[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN — Armenian women in the Soviet Union were trained as professional gymnasts, but after the independence of the Republic of Armenia, only male gymnasts prepared for the Olympics. Now there is[...]

LOS ANGELES — Sevak Avagyan, co-founder of the ArmGenia Research Charitable Trust of Yerevan, Armenia, and Thomas Coates, director of the Center for World Health at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), last week signed a[...]

By Joseph Blumberg HANOVER, New Hampshire (Dartmouth Now) — The CLP prize, named in honor of the three chemists who shared a 1987 Nobel Prize — Donald J. Cram of the U.S., Jean-Marie Lehn of France, and Charles J. Pedersen, also of the[...]

NEW YORK — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon this week announced the appointment of Movses Abelian, born in Armenia and a national of Georgia, as Assistant Secretary-General of the Department of General Assembly and Conference[...]

WASHINGTON — Friends and community members paid tribute to the outgoing Armenian Ambassador to the US Tirgran Sargsyan and his family at the farewell reception at St. Mary Armenian Church on January 14. Sargsyan  will assume the[...]

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff BOSTON — Peter Koutoujian is one of the best known Armenian politicians in Massachusetts, and appears more and more as a spokesman for Armenians on a national level. He has been playing an important[...]

LOS ANGELES — The Armenian National Committee of America – Western Region proudly announced the official establishment of the Walter and Laurel Karabian Foundation for Public Policy. Housed under the ANCA-WR, the Foundation will be the[...]

WASHINGTON — The Armenian Assembly of America mourns the passing of former Israeli Minister of Education and Member of the Knesset Yossi Sarid, a prominent advocate and supporter of Armenian Genocide recognition in Israel. He passed away[...]

GLENDALE — The Armenian American Museum unveiled its conceptual design at the Glendale City Council meeting on Tuesday, December 8. The Project Development Committee presented the developments of the first phase of the master planning[...]

NEW YORK — On December 9, the Permanent Mission of Armenia to the United Nations, in partnership with the president of the UN General Assembly and the UN Office on Genocide Prevention and the Responsibility to Protect, co-hosted the[...]