By Daphne Abeel Mirror-Spectator Staff BOSTON — The personal presence of Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and Lt. Gov. Tim Murray and keynote speech by Nancy Kaufman, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council,[...]

Reinvention and Adaptation Of New Armenian Realities Are Necessary By Taleen Babayan Mirror-Spectator Staff BOSTON — The Armenian Democratic Liberal Organization’s (ADL) District Committee of United States and Canada held its 81st[...]

By Taleen Babayan Mirror-Spectator Staff NEW YORK — Over the course of two days, Rakel Dink, the widow of Hrant Dink, was toasted and feted here for her struggle to continue her husband’s legacy. More than 50 people gathered for a[...]

WASHINGTON — In a public hearing on March 27, the Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB), in a unanimous vote, gave concept approval for the Armenian Genocide Museum of America (AGMA). The plans call for restoring the exterior of the[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — On March 17, President Robert Kocharian defended through a spokesman his administration’s continuing refusal to allow Armenia’s leading independent and pro-opposition newspapers and online publications to resume[...]

YEREVAN (Combined sources) — Briton John Prescott, rapporteur for the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), visited Armenia, welcoming the lifting of two provisions of the state of emergency declaration by the Armenian[...]

YEREVAN (Reuters) — Armenian police have arrested 30 opposition activists for starting a riot, which killed eight people, the Prosecutor-General said on Tuesday, March 4, in a clampdown on opponents during a state of emergency.[...]

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) — A top Vatican envoy has postponed a visit to Armenia because of the unrest in the capital Yerevan, the Vatican said on March 2. Secretary of State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone, who ranks only second to the pope in[...]

BURGAS, Bulgaria (The Independent) — On February 28, the Town Council of Burgas, 390 kilometers east of Sofia, adopted with an overwhelming majority of the votes, 43 against 2, recognition of the Armenian Genocide of 1915. Moreover, the[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Armenia was invited to participate in the 57th Miss World Beauty Pageant that will take place in July in Vietnam. Karen Aristakesian, head of the Miss Armenia agency, said that the winner of the Miss Armenia[...]

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan) — The regular tour of the World Cup Tournament of Sports Gymnastics began on March 2 in Qatar. Vahagn Stepanian, Haroutiun Merdinian and David Avetisian competed from Armenia. The tournament was to finish on March[...]