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BERLIN — “The Smyrna horror is beyond the conception of the imagination and the power of words.” This is how an American physician, Dr. Esther Clayson Pohl Lovejoy (1869-1967), characterized the events she witnessed in the city of[...]

ATHENS (Greek City Times) — On one of Greece’s most important religious holidays, the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, on August 16, Turkey carried out 39 airspace violations over the Aegean Sea, rescinding an agreement between the two[...]

It was too good to be true: Turkey had agreed to hold negotiations with Armenia to normalize relations, to open the borders and establish diplomatic relations without preconditions. After all, it was Turkey which had closed its borders[...]

By Angelina Der Arakelian Special to the Mirror-Spectator “So, where are you from?” This is a common question to which an Armenian born and raised in Cyprus cannot articulate a simple answer. Armenians in Cyprus today date back from[...]

Armenia, Greece and Cyprus have been destined to be natural allies as victims of Turkey’s crimes against them, but for a variety of reasons, those friendly relations have not lived up to their potential. But the landscape is changing,[...]

ByPaula Tsoni ATHENS (Greek Reporter) — Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has commented on the recent tensions with Turkey, speaking in the context of his Reuters interview on the occasion of the Astypalea island green energy project. Asked[...]

By Matt Murphy ANKARA (BBC News) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he no longer recognizes the leader of neighboring Greece and will refuse to meet him at a planned summit. Erdogan on May 24 accused Greek Prime Minister[...]

ATHENS — Dr. Hratch Kouyoumjian, chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armenian Democratic Liberal Party (ADL), visited Athens recently to hold special meetings with the members of the ADL in Greece on issues of concern to the party,[...]

LOS ANGELES — Prominent Armenian librarian and scholar Gia (Dziadzan) Aivazian passed away on February 10. Aivazian was born in Kavala, Greece on December 22, 1934. She received her B. A. (1966) in English literature, a Master’s in[...]

YEREVAN / THESSALONIKI — Greek Armenian businessman and researcher Akis (Sarkis) Dagazian is active in Armenian-Greek cooperation. Born in 1975 in Komotini in northeastern Greece, he studied at Panteion University and University of[...]