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Dagdelen Honored as Mother of the Year by Society of Istanbul Armenians of Boston

Dagdelen Honored as Mother of the Year by Society of Istanbul Armenians of Boston

May 19, 2016 12:18 pm
Vosgi Dagdelen addresses the crowd By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN – The Society of Istanbul Armenians of Boston held a Mother’s Day dinner celebration...

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Babaian Painting Exhibition Reflects Her Identity and Passions

Babaian Painting Exhibition Reflects Her Identity and Passions

May 19, 2016 12:16 pm
SONY DSC By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN — Ani Babaian held her first solo exhibition of paintings in New England, called “The Spectrum of a Legacy,”...

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United Artsakh Fundraiser in Watertown Raises more than $27,000

United Artsakh Fundraiser in Watertown Raises more than $27,000

May 19, 2016 12:38 pm
Zangakner WATERTOWN — United with Artsakh, a benefit concert which took place on April 29 at the Armenian Cultural and Educational Center, with the participation of many...

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Aleppo Attacks Leave 200 Christians Dead

Aleppo Attacks Leave 200 Christians Dead

May 19, 2016 12:32 pm
Syrian Civil Defence workers evacuate a body following a regime air strike on May 17, 2016, in the rebel-held al-Sukari neighborhood of the northern city of Aleppo.A regime...

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ISIS Desecrates Christian Cemetery in Deir ez-Zor Raid

ISIS Desecrates Christian Cemetery in Deir ez-Zor Raid

May 19, 2016 12:23 pm
DEIR EZ-ZOR, Syria (Public Radio of Armenia) — During the raid on al-Assad hospital in Deir ez-Zor on May 14, ISIS fighters simultaneously seized most of the Deir ez-Zor...

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United Artsakh Fundraiser in Watertown Raises more than $27,000

United Artsakh Fundraiser in Watertown Raises more than $27,000

WATERTOWN — United with Artsakh, a benefit concert which took place on April 29 at the Armenian Cultural and Educational Center, with the participation of many location organizations, has raised more than $27,000 to be sent to the families of soldiers who have been killed or injured in Artsakh (Karabagh). The funds were raised through […]

Aleppo Attacks Leave 200 Christians Dead

Aleppo Attacks Leave 200 Christians Dead

ALEPPO (Bos News Life) — Sustained rocket attacks in the last couple of weeks in the Syrian city of Aleppo has left up to 200 Christians dead, an aid group said. In a statement, workers at Barnabas Fund asked for prayers for the Christians and other civilians in the city of Aleppo. The update comes as […]

Turkish Opposition Leader Speaks out as MPs Debate Legal Immunity Law

Turkish Opposition Leader Speaks out as MPs Debate Legal Immunity Law

By Constanze Letsch ISTANBUL (The Guardian) — A push by the Turkish government to strip parliamentarians of their immunity is a clear attempt by the president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to target opposition MPs and risks inflaming tensions in an already highly polarized country, the co-chair of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic party (HDP) has said. Turkey’s parliament will begin […]

Full Contact: Armenian-Azerbaijani Conflict Erupts in Kung Fu Ring

Full Contact: Armenian-Azerbaijani Conflict Erupts in Kung Fu Ring

LVIV, Ukraine (ArmeniaNow) — A brawl between Armenian and Azerbaijani delegations marred European Kung Fu championships in Lviv, Ukraine, where a fight between the two rival nations’ representatives had to be stopped because of a skirmish that got out of hand. Armenia’s David Petrosyan, a native of Nagorno Karabagh, was poised to gain a semifinal […]

AGBU’s New England District Raised over $13,000 for Syrian and Artsakh Armenians

AGBU’s New England District Raised over $13,000 for Syrian and Artsakh Armenians

WATERTOWN — On Saturday, May 7, the Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU) New England District hosted a night of jazz as a fundraiser at its newly renovated center. The event raised more than $13,000 for AGBU’s Humanitarian Emergency Relief Fund for Syrian and Artsakh Armenians. Because of the generosity of several underwriters, 100 percent of all […]

ISIS Desecrates Christian Cemetery in Deir ez-Zor Raid

ISIS Desecrates Christian Cemetery in Deir ez-Zor Raid

DEIR EZ-ZOR, Syria (Public Radio of Armenia) — During the raid on al-Assad hospital in Deir ez-Zor on May 14, ISIS fighters simultaneously seized most of the Deir ez-Zor cemetery which is located a few hundred meters south of the hospital, Al-Masdar News reports. Islamic State’s media outlet Amaq News said 10 government soldiers were […]

Armenia(ns) Need Visionary Approach

Armenia(ns) Need Visionary Approach

By Edmond Y. Azadian Last year marked the centennial of the Armenian Genocide. The ceremonial and political activities evolving from that occasion proved to be far reaching, so much so that people began wondering what could be done the following year to match or surpass the 2015 commemorations. On the occasion of the 101st anniversary, […]

Dagdelen Honored as Mother of the Year by Society of Istanbul Armenians of Boston

Dagdelen Honored as Mother of the Year by Society of Istanbul Armenians of Boston

By Aram Arkun Mirror-Spectator Staff WATERTOWN – The Society of Istanbul Armenians of Boston held a Mother’s Day dinner celebration on May 14 at the Armenian General Benevolent Union center in Watertown honoring Vosgi Dagdelen of New York as “mother of the year.” Dagdelen, a teacher and administrator both in Istanbul and later New York, […]