Armenia

YEREVAN (Reuters) – A 72-year-old woman diagnosed with the coronavirus died in Armenia on Thursday, March 26, the Health Ministry’s spokeswoman said, reporting the country’s first death related to the virus. Armenia, a[...]

YEREVAN/DETROIT — The Knights of Vartan Nareg-Shavarshan Lodge in Greater Detroit is continuing to make improvements at the Knight of Vartan #106 School in Yerevan, Armenia. Since 2018, the lodge has raised $61,500 for renovation[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/SARATOV, Russia — Alexander Kasparov is a leading actor of the Slonov Academic Drama Theater in Saratov and a board member of the Union of Theater Workers of Russia from the[...]

WASHINGTON – Armenia’s ambassador to the United States, Varuzhan Nersesyan, is an experienced diplomat with many years of service. He began serving as ambassador in January 2019. Now he is adding a resolute and calming voice to the[...]

YEREVAN (Combined Sources) — Armenia is imposing tougher restrictions on public life in an effort to curtail the spread of the coronavirus. Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Facebook Tuesday, March 24, addressed people there, noting[...]

LONDON/YEREVAN — The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative has confirmed the appointment of Paul Polman, Co-Founder and Chair of IMAGINE and former CEO of Unilever, to the Aurora Prize Selection Committee. The distinguished business leader and[...]

By Artsvi Bakhchinyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator YEREVAN/SKOPJE — The Tavitjan brothers from Skopje, Macedonia, Diran (born in 1977) and Garo (born in 1982) work in the fields of jazz, contemporary, ethno, experimental and[...]

By David L. Phillips President Donald J. Trump addressed the American people from the Oval Office amidst widening fears of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on March 11. It was a prime time opportunity for Trump to offer assurance and provide[...]

YEREVAN (Panorama.am) — The Yerevan Opera House will show its opera and ballet performances and concerts on Facebook starting Tuesday, March 17. “You can stay home and watch Karen Khachaturian’s brilliant ballet ‘Cipollino’ on[...]

Karekin II, the Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, issued the following urgent appeal on the Coronavirus pandemic, on March 16. In addition, he declared a national day of prayer on March 18. * * * Dear Faithful: We are[...]