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Yerevan (Armenia)

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  • Artist's exhibit is comment on material world

    Artist's exhibit is comment on material world
    Artist Srboohie Abajian never knows when inspiration might strike her. For instance, an idea will sometimes flicker in her mind while she’s driving, causing her “to stop and get any paper I find in the car and write very fast,” she said....
  • Symphonic celebration

    The Glendale Symphony Orchestra Assn. will kick off its 2010-11 season with a fundraiser that will honor conductor-composer Loris Tjeknavorian, who agreed to be guest conductor for a mid-fall concert. Tjeknavorian will attend the fundraiser from 4 to 7...
  • Balloons explode at rally in Armenia; more than 140 injured

    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...
  • Intersections: Discovering the heart of Armenia

    On a mild summer day, itching to get out of Yerevan, I took a Soviet minibus known locally as a marshutka to the northern Armenian city of Vanadzor. After weeks in the congested capital, Vanadzor's lush landscapes, wide spaces and crisp air put me at...
  • Protesters gather at Armenian consulate in Glendale

    Protesters gather at Armenian consulate in Glendale
    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-...
  • Tours and cruises in Europe, Grand Cayman and the U.S. Southwest

    ARMENIA, GEORGIA AND TURKEY A historical perspective Step back in time during Sima Tours' "Pilgrimage to Historical Armenia." Religious enthusiasts, architectural aficionados and history buffs should be satisfied by this odyssey of Christian...
  • The diplomat who cracked

    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...
  • IRAN, ARMENIA: Booze and relative freedom lure Iranians to Christian enclave to the north

     
    Landlocked 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.......
  • 168 Killed in Tehran Plane Crash

    168 Killed in Tehran Plane Crash
    TEHRAN, Iran - A Russian-made jetliner carrying 168 people nose-dived into a field after taking off from the Iranian capital on Wednesday in a fiery crash that shredded the aircraft and killed everyone aboard. Witnesses say the plane's tail was on fire...
  • Najarian gets presidential welcome in Armenia

    What started out as a personal return trip to Armenia soon snowballed into an official visit for Mayor Ara Najarian this past week. Once word got out in Yerevan, Armenia, that Najarian was in town to attend a conference on the future of the Western...
  • Healing Armenian kids a sight to see

    Healing Armenian kids a sight to see
    Reaching from Los Angeles to Yerevan, local doctors are healing the eyes of Armenian infants who otherwise would go blind. In June, a team of six doctors performed surgeries at a neonatal clinic in Yerevan, delivered key equipment and trained roughly...