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WASHINGTON — On August 14, Armenian Assembly of America Board Member Annie Simonian Totah received a Pontifical Encyclical and was honored by Catholicos Karekin II for her extensive involvement and efforts helping the Republic of Armenia[...]

WASHINGTON — Archbishop Khajag Barsamian, Diocesan Primate, visited St. Mary Church of Washington, D.C., on Sunday, August 14, as the community observed the church’s name day. During the celebration of the Divine Liturgy, Barsamian[...]

WASHINGTON — Christina Maranci will deliver the 20th Vardanants Day Armenian Lecture at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 21 in the Northeast Pavilion of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, located at 10 First Street S.E., Washington, D.C.[...]

WASHINGTON — The Armenian National Institute (ANI) mourns the passing of human rights activist Elie Wiesel (1928-2016), and recalls one of the most vocal opponents of the crime of genocide. Holocaust survivor, author, and Nobel Peace[...]

YEREVAN and FRESNO — Congressman Jim Costa from California’s 16th Congressional District toured the American University of Armenia (AUA) on July 20, as part of a four-day visit to Armenia, which included meetings with Armenian[...]

WASHINGTON — The Armenian Assembly of America welcomed the bipartisan expansion of the leadership of the Congressional Caucus on Armenian Issues with the addition of Representatives David Valadao (R-CA) and Jackie Speier (D-CA) as[...]

WASHINGTON (Cincinnati Enquirer) — Former Republican Congresswoman Jean Schmidt faces a $2,500 fine for not reporting legal assistance provided by a pro-Turkish group. The Turkish Coalition of America Inc., which aided Schmidt in[...]

By Florence Avakian Special to the Mirror-Spectator NEW YORK — Dr. Vaughan Turekian, science and technology advisor to US Secretary of State John Kerry, attended an all-day forum at the United Nations on Monday June 6, on “Science,[...]

PORTLAND, Maine — Anna Astvatsaturian Turcotte of Westbrook and Mikell Reed Carroll of Portland were recently selected to attend the White House United State of Women Summit to be held June 13-15 in Washington DC. Convened by the White[...]

WASHINGTON — Turkish Caucus Member Congresswoman Donna Edwards (D-MD) was defeated in Maryland’s Democratic Senate primary by long-time supporter of Armenian issues, Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), reported the Armenian Assembly of[...]