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  • Iran earthquakes death toll rises to 300; relief efforts criticized

     
    Iranian quakes: The death toll from Saturday's twin earthquakes rose to 300, officials said, as rescue efforts in northwest Iran continued and more bodies were expected to be found....
  • Hundreds protest pardon of man who killed Armenian military officer

     
    Roughly 400 people protested Thursday outside the consulates of Hungary and Azerbaijan, decrying the release and pardon of an Azerbaijani soldier convicted of killing an Armenian military officer with an ax....
  • Azerbaijan defends freeing convicted killer as Armenians protest

     
    Ramil Safarov had been sentenced to spend the rest of his days behind bars after killing an Armenian officer with an ax in Budapest, Hungary. But President Ilham Aliyev pardoned the convicted killer last week after Hungary agreed to return him to...
  • Indian cartoonist's arrest on sedition charges sparks outcry

     
    India finds itself in the middle of a new free-speech controversy after authorities arrested cartoonist and anti-corruption activist Aseem Trivedi on sedition charges....
  • Iranian officials claim Israeli-backed terrorism team busted

     
    Iranian state media reported Tuesday that a team of terrorist "devils" backed by Israel had been identified and arrested by Iranian security forces....
  • Political Landscape: Pelosi hoped to recognize Armenian geocide

    This year House Speaker Nancy Pelosi indicated she would do everything in her power to bring to a vote the legislation recognizing the Armenian Genocide at the hands of Ottoman Turks in 1915. But Pelosi's power is much diminished since the Nov. 2...
  • Possible conflict worries Schiff, Sherman

    Reps. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) have been raising alarms about potential new hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh, a disputed region on the border of Armenia and Azerbaijan where violence erupted for years after the fall of...
  • 'The Amazing Race' recap: Episode 6, 'This Is Wicked Strange'

    'The Amazing Race' recap: Episode 6, 'This Is Wicked Strange'
    This week,"The Amazing Race"brings us hay, oil, apples, cheese and crackers. Plus a little bit of heartbreak. I’m fortified with lots of homemade peppermint cookies, though, so I can get through this. Remember Bavaria? Land of Beards and...
  • Crowd protests killer's release

    Crowd protests killer's release
    Roughly 400 people protested Thursday outside the consulates of Hungary and Azerbaijan, decrying the release and pardon of an Azerbaijani soldier convicted of killing an Armenian military officer with an ax. The murder of Gurgen Markarian occurred in...
  • Krekorian: In Azerbaijan, murder of Armenians is 'encouraged, celebrated and rewarded'

    Los Angeles City Councilman Paul Krekorian – a former state assemblyman for the 43rd District – issued a letter Thursday expressing his “shock and anger” over Azerbaijan’s recent pardon of one of its own military officers,...
  • The U.S. should back off its criticism of Azerbaijan's handling of the Safarov case

    It is not clear why the Obama administration and its allies in Congress decided to express their misplaced "concern" regarding Hungary's extradition of Lt. Ramil Safarov to his native Azerbaijan ("Ax murderer's homecoming stokes Caucasus feud," Sept. 7)....