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Panel at Harvard to Discuss Armenia’s Upcoming Parliamentary Elections

Panel at Harvard to Discuss Armenia’s Upcoming Parliamentary Elections

November 23, 2016 12:02 pm
Prof. Anna Ohanyan CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Dr. Anna Ohanyan, Richard B. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Stonehill College,...

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Tribute to Tom Vartabedian

Tribute to Tom Vartabedian

December 1, 2016 3:14 pm
Tom Vartabedian with Ruth Thomasian By Ruth Thomasian, Founder &, CEO of Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives Photography and writing bring people together as was...

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Armenia Blocks Pakistani Presence In Ex-Soviet Body

Armenia Blocks Pakistani Presence In Ex-Soviet Body

December 1, 2016 2:56 pm
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, left, with President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan YEREVAN (RFE/RL) — Armenia has reportedly vetoed Pakistan’s request for an observer...

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U.N. Syria Envoy: ‘I Can’t Tell You How Long Eastern Aleppo Will Last’

U.N. Syria Envoy: ‘I Can’t Tell You How Long Eastern Aleppo Will Last’

December 1, 2016 3:10 pm
LA Times Photo BRUSSELS (Reuters) — U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura on Tuesday sought to dispel concerns that the U.S. President-elect Donald Trump could strike a deal...

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NAASR Looks Back at History, Forward to New Era

NAASR Looks Back at History, Forward to New Era

December 1, 2016 3:17 pm
Eric Bogosian By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff     BURLINGTON, Mass. — The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) celebrated...

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Kurdistan Rising

Kurdistan Rising

By Edmond Y. Azadian     World War I came to an end through the pact of Mudros signed between the British Empire on behalf of the Allies and the representatives of the Ottoman Empire on October 30, 1918. Mudros was an armistice; negotiations towards a treaty took two years and by the end of […]

NAASR Looks Back at History, Forward to New Era

NAASR Looks Back at History, Forward to New Era

By Alin K. Gregorian Mirror-Spectator Staff     BURLINGTON, Mass. — The National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR) celebrated its 60th anniversary on November 12 with a family affair — whether those families were academics who had worked with NAASR, longtime members of the organization or members of the Ignatius family, who have been […]

Tribute to Tom Vartabedian

Tribute to Tom Vartabedian

By Ruth Thomasian, Founder &, CEO of Project SAVE Armenian Photograph Archives Photography and writing bring people together as was the case with Tom and me — he, a journalist/photographer, and me, a photo historian. For many years I had read and admired his work from a distance before we connected on a professional level. […]

The Kurds in the Turkish–Armenian Reconciliation Process

The Kurds in the Turkish–Armenian Reconciliation Process

By Bilgin Ayata A century after the Armenian Genocide and its ongoing denial by the Turkish state, there has emerged a notable and unprecedented interest in the Armenian past and present both in civil society discourse and scholarship in Turkey, accompanied by various reconciliation initiatives at the state and society levels. Observers have suggested that […]

U.N. Syria Envoy: ‘I Can’t Tell You How Long Eastern Aleppo Will Last’

U.N. Syria Envoy: ‘I Can’t Tell You How Long Eastern Aleppo Will Last’

BRUSSELS (Reuters) — U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura on Tuesday sought to dispel concerns that the U.S. President-elect Donald Trump could strike a deal with Russia over Syria, saying he would welcome it if Washington increased its fighting against Islamic State. De Mistura told the European Parliament that Islamic State was “like Ebola,” the deadly […]

Tekeyan Cultural Association Central Board Elects Officers

Tekeyan Cultural Association Central Board Elects Officers

WATERTOWN — The Central Board of the Tekeyan Cultural Association of the United States and Canada held a meeting on November 10-11 at its headquarters in the Baikar building. In addition to hearing reports and discussing and voting on various programmatic issues, the board elected a new executive. Dr. Haroutiun Arzoumanian submitted his resignation as […]

Candlelit Labyrinth Peace Walk at Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway on December 18

Candlelit Labyrinth Peace Walk at Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway on December 18

BOSTON — If you are looking for a quiet space in the middle of the often too-busy holiday season, head to the Candlelit Labyrinth Peace Walk on Sunday, December 18, 5-6:30 p.m. at the Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway, between Faneuil Hall Marketplace and Christopher Columbus Park . Participants may walk to the center […]

Recipe Corner: California Lamb & Potatoes with Spicy Slaw

Recipe Corner: California Lamb & Potatoes with Spicy Slaw

Ingredients 4 large russet potatoes, washed 1 medium onion, finely chopped 1-1/2 pounds lean ground lamb (or ground turkey) 2-3 cloves garlic, mashed 1 cup red or green salsa 1 (8 oz.) can low sodium tomato sauce 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and finely diced 1 tablespoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon each black pepper, crushed red […]