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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...
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-...
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.......
John Marshall Evans, a career U.S. diplomat with extensive experience in Central and Eastern Europe, was sworn in as ambassador to Armenia in August 2004. In February 2005, Evans made a trip to California, the capital state of the Armenian diaspora. At...
Special to The TimesOne last flight of stone steps taunted me, the only obstacle between me and the ruins of Kobayr, a 12th century church complex. What were my medieval forefathers thinking, building churches atop soaring mountain peaks? Were they trying to get as close...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterMOSCOW -- The two southern Soviet republics of Armenia and Azerbaijan appear headed for a major new confrontation that will seriously test the ability of President Mikhail S. Gorbachev to find political solutions to the country's mounting ethnic problems....
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...
Tags: Islam, Democracy, Azerbaijan, Political Systems, U.S. Embassy
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: 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: Republican Party, Injuries and Wounds, Music, Armenia, Health
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