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World NowMore than 140 people suffered burns or other injuries Friday in Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia, when bunches of balloons at a concert and political rally exploded....
Culture MonsterThe J. Paul Getty Trust and the Armenian Orthodox Church are locked in a legal battle over the return of 755-year-old illuminated manuscripts allegedly stolen during the Armenian genocide. The Getty lost its bid Thursday to have the case dismissed....
Babylon & BeyondLandlocked and still recovering from the decades of Soviet rule and a war with Azerbaijan that quickly followed, Armenia may not be the world's most attractive vacation destination. But for those living in the neighboring Islamic Republic, it's a kind.......
ReutersMOSCOW, May 18 (Reuters) - Title winners and runners-up since the Russian championship was founded in 1992 after the collapse of the Soviet Union: Champions Runners-up 1992 Spartak Moscow Alania Vladikavkaz 1993 Spartak Moscow Rotor Volgograd 1994 Spartak...
By some measures, Matthew Karanian was a Connecticut Yankee: a 34-year-old litigator in Hartford, American-born and bred. But he had a wild idea. So he took a summer off, headed for the rustic land of his ancestors, and soon found that Armenia was...
Tags: Genocide, Russia, Unrest, Conflicts and War, Armenia, Turkey
MOSCOW -- An Armenian presidential candidate was wounded in a shooting attack Thursday night that disrupted campaigning in the former Soviet republic less than three weeks before the election. Paruyr Hayrikyan of the moderate opposition National Self-...
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — A passenger has given birth aboard a plane flying over Armenia and named her daughter after one of the flight attendants who helped with the delivery. The birth of the healthy baby occurred on Saturday, two hours before the...
With the recent celebration of the 21st anniversary of Armenia’s independence, we should note that Americans of Armenian descent have helped, participated or, in many instances, just watched from the sidelines as the country has tried to stabilize...
Dozens of people protested outside the Armenian consulate in Glendale Friday, demanding that a former member of Parliament in the Armenian capitol of Yerevan be prosecuted for his alleged role in the beating death of an army doctor. The beating of 33-...
Tags: Google Inc., Parliament, Politics
More than 140 people suffered burns or other injuries Friday in Yerevan, the capital city of Armenia, when bunches of balloons at a concert and political rally exploded. The balloons were supposed to be filled with helium but may have instead been...
Tags: Music, Health, Entertainment, Republican Party, Armenia
Reporting from Yerevan — A few years ago, walking and driving on the streets of Armenia's capital Yerevan was downright dangerous. A small city with heavy foot traffic and a relentless army of taxis, cars and vans, it lacked enforcement of traffic...
The collapse of the Soviet Union, an energy crisis that followed, a devastating earthquake and a war with neighboring Azerbaijan has driven more citizens out of Armenia than officials would probably like to admit. While the waves of emigration continue,...
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