Topic: Armenia

If you were thinking the Velvet Revolution was a colorful movement, the post-revolution period has become even more so. One can consider the situation entertaining if it were not so alarming. The leader of the Velvet Revolution, Nikol[...]

BERLIN — The revolutionary developments in the Republic of Armenia have sparked enormous interest in Germany and a new air link between the two capitals promises to fuel that interest even more. Germania, an independent German airline,[...]

People in Armenia continue to savor the fruits of the Velvet Revolution. They are virtually in ecstasy, after witnessing Nikol Pashinyan taking over the office of prime minister from Serzh Sargsyan on May 8. Pashinyan’s ascendance to[...]

YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Elton John, the legendary British singer and composer, spoke on Sunday, May 27, of a “wind of change” sweeping through Armenia when he visited the country for the first time to support a local charity helping[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — The 100th anniversary of the First Republic of Armenia and the May heroic battles were solemnly celebrated in Armenia. Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pshinyan, President Armen Sarkissian, Catholicos of All[...]

By Suzi Banks Baum Special to the Mirror-Spectator GYUMRI, Armenia — The world is a small and marvelous place. Those who are fortunate to know the sweet bite of preserved Armenian apricots stirred in to fresh yogurt or honeyed green[...]

By Agop Y. Bedikian MD Special to the Mirror-Spectator Life and death decision taking puts patients, relatives and caregivers in a very difficult situation. The decision taking is harder when a young patient has terminal cancer. The[...]

One hundred years after the historic Battle of Sardarapat, a visit to ground zero allows a visual survey of the landscape, along with resurrecting the memory of those who sacrificed their lives at that spot and the memory of those who[...]

Three countries in the Middle East are in anguish, devastated by the “Arab Spring,” which has yet to offer any rewards for the region. In the process, Iraq, Libya and Syria have been devastated by foreign aggression neatly labeled as[...]

BERLIN — This year’s commemoration of the genocide was different in Germany. To be sure, there were speeches recalling the dark and tragic events of 1915, and there were demands for progress in implementing the measures contained in[...]