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  • Foreign tourist office phone numbers and websites

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
  • Gatto resolution over Nagorno-Karabakh Republic creates flap with some Azerbaijanis

    Accused of bending an ear to Armenian lobbyists, Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has introduced a resolution in the state Assembly, urging the United States to recognize the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic as a sovereign state, raising the ire of...
  • Russia says it was robbed in Eurovision song contest

    Russia says it was robbed in Eurovision song contest
    MOSCOW — As might be expected, Russia's foreign minister spent his day Tuesday grappling with the biggest international crisis facing his country, an "outrageous incident" that has inflamed public passions. And Sergei Lavrov promised decisive...
  • Local Q&A: Filligar

    Local Q&A: Filligar
    Filligar, a band of brothers anchored by siblings Johnny, Ted and Pete Mathias (longtime pal Casey Gibson rounds out the lineup), has become accustomed to life on the road. In addition to sustaining a hectic tour schedule, the roots-rock group, which...
  • Deals of the day -- mergers and acquisitions

    July 25 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday: ** Dell Inc founder Michael Dell raised his $24.4 billion bid by less than 1 percent just hours before it was to be put to a vote,...
  • Glendale man works on poker face

    Glendale man works on poker face
    After Martin Oganov won a coveted, pre-paid spot at the World Poker Tour in Los Angeles, his wife, who can't tell a flush from a straight, pushed him to buy a pair of dark glasses. Then she immediately took back her suggestion. Oganov doesn't need...
  • Think Again: U.S. missteps hurt credibility abroad

    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...
  • If it's Tuesday, Clinton must be in Batumi

    If it's Tuesday, Clinton must be in Batumi
    BATUMI, Georgia (Reuters) - If it's Tuesday, this must be Batumi. A sunny day in early June finds U.S. Secretary of StateHillary Clinton in Georgia's Black Sea resort of Batumi, a beach town decidedly off the beaten path of high-level diplomacy. The...
  • No bronze-medal match for Herbert

    No bronze-medal match for Herbert
    LONDON --  Jake Herbert had to root for the man who beat him. The only chance for Northwestern's Herbert to wrestle for an Olympic medal in the 185-pound freestyle class Saturday was to have Azerbaijan's  Sharif Sharifov make the final. That is what...
  • IRAN, GEORGIA: Washington wary of warming ties between Tehran and U.S. ally

     
    In a turn of events that has both Georgian and American diplomats walking on eggshells, Georgia and Iran agreed this week to eliminate visa restrictions and resume direct flights between Tbilisi and Tehran. This new open-border policy comes at a......
  • AZERBAIJAN: President Aliyev compared unfavorably to hot-headed mobster in WikiLeaks cable

     
    Azerbaijani President Iham Aliyev awoke Friday to the diplomatic equivalent of a severed horse head in his bed. According to a leaked U.S. diplomatic cable, the staff of the U.S. Embassy in Baku has been comparing the president, rather unflatteringly,.......