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Documentary Hopes to Bring Turkish, Armenian Communities Closer

Documentary Hopes to Bring Turkish, Armenian Communities Closer

January 5, 2017 1:49 pm
By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A murder almost a decade ago and a genocide a century back impacted one woman so much that she altered the...

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Tigran Hamasyan Announces 2017 World Tour Dates

Tigran Hamasyan Announces 2017 World Tour Dates

January 19, 2017 1:49 pm
YEREVAN — A prominent Armenian pianist, composer, recipient of numerous international competitions Tigran Hamasyan is set to perform concerts in dozens of states in the...

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Tigran Hamasyan Announces 2017 World Tour Dates

Tigran Hamasyan Announces 2017 World Tour Dates

January 19, 2017 1:49 pm
YEREVAN — A prominent Armenian pianist, composer, recipient of numerous international competitions Tigran Hamasyan is set to perform concerts in dozens of states in the...

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Garo Paylan Suspended from Parliament for 3 Sessions for Mentioning ‘Genocide’

Garo Paylan Suspended from Parliament for 3 Sessions for Mentioning ‘Genocide’

January 19, 2017 2:01 pm
ANKARA (Combined Sources) — Garo Paylan, an Armenian member of the Turkish Parliament, was suspended from parliament for three sessions by the authorities for mentioning...

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Garo Paylan Suspended from Parliament for 3 Sessions for Mentioning ‘Genocide’

Garo Paylan Suspended from Parliament for 3 Sessions for Mentioning ‘Genocide’

January 19, 2017 2:01 pm
ANKARA (Combined Sources) — Garo Paylan, an Armenian member of the Turkish Parliament, was suspended from parliament for three sessions by the authorities for mentioning...

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Garo Paylan Suspended from Parliament for 3 Sessions for Mentioning ‘Genocide’

Garo Paylan Suspended from Parliament for 3 Sessions for Mentioning ‘Genocide’

ANKARA (Combined Sources) — Garo Paylan, an Armenian member of the Turkish Parliament, was suspended from parliament for three sessions by the authorities for mentioning “genocide against minorities” in a speech during a debate on constitutional amendments. Paylan is an MP for the pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP). “A period of 10 years of chaos started and during that period, between 1913-1923, […]

Preaching Forgiveness in Prisons: Robin Casarjian and the Lionheart Foundation

Preaching Forgiveness in Prisons: Robin Casarjian and the Lionheart Foundation

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff DEDHAM, Mass. — Robin Casarjian, founder and director of the Lionheart Foundation and its National Emotional Literacy Project, is an expert on forgiveness — a topic that could have applications to the Armenian historical experience. However, her focus, and that of the nonprofit Lionheart, headquartered in Dedham, which she established […]

Saving Armenia from Armenians

Saving Armenia from Armenians

Saving Armenia from Armenians You thoughtful Armenian pondering by some stream of the Euphrates! You peering amid the ruins of Nineveh! You ascending mount Ararat! You foot-worn pilgrim welcoming the far-away sparkle of the minarets of Mecca!   Walt Whitman, “Salut au Monde!” from Leaves of Grass By Edmond Y. Azadian Armenians have lived in captivity for […]

Aleppo Provincial Council Repairing Eastern City Neighborhoods

ALEPPO (Kantsasar.com) – The Aleppo Provincial Council in its routine meeting examined a series of issues concerning the province, especially aid to the families of Syrian martyrs and the reconstruction of the city. The council members proposed to the provincial governor the restoration of electric service and if necessary the installation of electricity producing equipment […]

Erdogan Plotted Purge before Coup, Say Brussels Spies

Erdogan Plotted Purge before Coup, Say Brussels Spies

By Bruno Waterfield BRUSSELS (Times of London) — President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey planned to purge opposition forces in the military before July’s attempted coup, according to a secret EU intelligence report. The European intelligence contradicts the Turkish government’s claim that Fethullah Gülen, an exiled cleric, was behind the plot to overthrow the Turkish government. […]

Armenian Sunday School Opens in Madrid

Armenian Sunday School Opens in Madrid

MADRID, Spain (Panorama.am) — The Mesrop Mashtots Armenian Sunday School opened its doors in Madrid, Hayern Aysor Armenian news website reported. According to the website, Armenian children living in Spain will have the opportunity to preserve the Armenian language and learn about Armenian culture and history. As the school’s teachers mentioned, the key goal is […]

Tigran Hamasyan Announces 2017 World Tour Dates

Tigran Hamasyan Announces 2017 World Tour Dates

YEREVAN — A prominent Armenian pianist, composer, recipient of numerous international competitions Tigran Hamasyan is set to perform concerts in dozens of states in the first half of the year. According to the official website of the musician, Hamasyan will perform concerts in the US from February 25 to March 10. The US tour will […]

Aleppo’s Armenian Schools Resume Operations

Aleppo’s Armenian Schools Resume Operations

ALEPPO (Armenpress) — Aleppo’s Armenian schools began resuming activities, deputy minister of Diaspora Serzh Srapionyan said in an interview. “As you know, numerous buildings were greatly damaged in the military operations in Syria. Armenian structures were among them. After the liberation of Aleppo, despite unfavorable conditions Armenian schools are operating, restoring their activities. We can […]