Topic: Armenian Genocide

By Haykaram Nahapetyan Special to the Mirror-Spectator WASHINGTON – During his recent trip to Washington, in connection with the Armenian Folklife Festival in the American capital, President Armen Sarkissian of Armenia visited Roosevelt[...]

POTSDAM, Germany — Last month a leading Armenian association made headlines in Germany, after it was formally announced that Armenian philanthropist Noubar Afeyan was donating 200,000 euros from the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative to a[...]

WASHINGTON — Henry Morgenthau III, who dedicated himself to honoring the memory of his grandfather, Ambassador Henry Morgenthau, passed away on July 11 at age 101. The cause was complications from aortic stenosis, his daughter Sarah[...]

Historian Bernard Lewis is dead. His ideas, however, are not. Unlike other traditional and respected scholars, his academic work was often tainted by his involvement in politics. In fact, his scholarly works served as a basis for[...]

YEREVAN — The third annual $1.1 million Aurora Prize for Awakening Humanity was awarded on June 10 to Kyaw Hla Aung, a lawyer and activist recognized for his dedication to fighting for equality, education and human rights for the[...]

HERNDON, Va. —  Mascot Books announces the release of a children’s book, titled Under the Light of the Moon, by Laura Michael. The book focuses on the efforts of the Near East Relief (NER) to help survivors of the Armenian Genocide,[...]

LOS ANGELES — Rogue Machine Theatre (2017 Ovation Award “Best Season,” and two-time recipient of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle “Polly Warfield Award for an Excellent Season in a Small to Mid-Size Theatre”) presents[...]

WATERTOWN — Dr. Julien Zarifian, Associate Professor in American History at the University of Cergy-Pontoise, France, and Fulbright Visiting scholar, University of Southern California (USC) Shoah Foundation Center for Advanced Genocide[...]

LOS ANGELES —  System of a Down guitarist/vocalist Daron Malakian has released Lives, a much-anticipated new track/video from his critically acclaimed band Scars on Broadway. The video, which was directed by Hayk Matevosyan, is about[...]

WILMINGTON, Mass. (Combined Sources) — Democratic State Rep. James R. Miceli, the second-longest serving member of the Massachusetts Legislature, collapsed during opening Little League ceremonies in his hometown of Wilmington Saturday,[...]