Topic: History

TBILISI (Public Radio of Armenia) — Gravestones with Armenian inscriptions have been unearthed during the renovation of Baratashvili Ascent next to Tbilisi’s Armenian district of Havlabar, Aliq Media reports. Part of the stones have[...]

By Barbara Merguerian With so many events to commemorate this year — the centennial of the first Armenian Republic and the 30th anniversary of the massive Spitak earthquake, to mention a few — it is important not to forget other[...]

LOS ANGELES — The first time Armen Aroyan took a group of Armenians to visit the villages of their ancestors was 1991. At that time, he wasn’t sure if this was a one-time visit, but it came after a few trips he had undertaken with a[...]

Once again, the human conscience is bleeding when actions to stop a genocide become hostage to political expediency. Genocide, particularly in modern times, has become a convenient method or tool to expel or exterminate indigenous people[...]

FRESNO — “A Rescuer, an Enigma, and a Génocidaire: Cemal Pasha” will be the topic of Dr. Ümit Kurts’s presentation on Friday, September 21, at 7.30 p.m., in the University Business Center, Alice Peters Auditorium, Room 191 on the[...]

By Grzegorz Pelczynski LVIV, Ukraine and KRAKOW, Poland — Armenians were settling in the areas of today’s Ukraine, later incorporated into Poland, as early as the 11th century. During the following centuries, they established[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

By Ayda Erbal BEIRUT — A first in nine years and deferred for 5 years for security reasons, Lebanese elections were held on May 6 and brought victory to Hezbollah party and its allies. This was an election with many changes, challenges[...]