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  • U.S. blocks paths to legal immigration [Letter]

    U.S. blocks paths to legal immigration [Letter]
    Ron Wirsing's recent letter to the editor looks nice distinguishing between legal and illegal immigration ("Americans support legal immigration, not illegal," Nov. 11). However, if he really cared about the truth and not just trying to justify...
  • Pro-Azerbaijani letter is an outrage

    In his letter "The U.S. should back off its criticism of Azerbaijan's handling of the Safarov case" (Sept. 10), Emil Israfilbek displays very concerning signs of lack of compassion and understanding for human rights, by writing that he is unable to...
  • Anne's adventures in compassion

    Anne's adventures in compassion
    —A lazy Sunday morning. Arising later than usual. A long week of work in the books, a promising week ahead. Now living in Armenia, I correspond regularly with colleagues, friends and family back home in the States. Birds chirp as I check some emails...
  • Chris Bohjalian sets love amid horror

    Chris Bohjalian sets love amid horror
    Chris Bohjalian's novel "The Sandcastle Girls" has many traditional elements of compelling fiction — people with secrets, shocking plot twists, compulsively likable characters and a rich love story. It also describes the 1915 mass killing of...
  • Cut foreign aid to Armenia and other countries that work against United States

    I am an American who is concerned about our debt and excessive spending, such as on foreign aid to nations that work against us and kill our soldiers. Since the Senate and House Appropriations committees are considering the FY2012 foreign aid bill, with...
  • Cutting foreign aid can be counter-productive

    In response to the recent letter regarding foreign assistance to Armenia ("Cut foreign aid to Armenia and other countries that work against United States," July 31), the proposition to reduce assistance to Armenia and other states whose domestic and...
  • Armenian leader says Ankara denies 'genocide' but Turks not enemy

    YEREVAN (Reuters) - Armenian President Serzh Sarksyan accused Turkey of "utter denial" of what Armenia sees as the genocide of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire 99 years ago, but said his country does not consider Turks its enemy. Sarksyan's website posted...
  • Turkey's Erdogan offers condolences for 1915 killings of Armenians

    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan offered on Wednesday what the government said were unprecedented condolences to the grandchildren of Armenians killed in World War One by Ottoman soldiers. In a statement issued on the eve of the...
  • Armenian Genocide remembered

    Armenian Genocide remembered
    Several local events commemorating the 99th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide will be held in Glendale over the next several days. The genocide resulted in the murder of 1.5 million Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Turks from 1915 to 1918. The...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Rep. Wright Announces Annual Armenian Genocide State Capitol Ceremony

    Ruth Thomasian, a photo archivist and historian, will be the keynote speaker at the annual 99th Armenian Genocide Commemoration which will be held in the House Chambers at the State Capitol on Saturday, April 26, starting at 11 a.m. The announcement...
  • Community: Three receive humanitarian honors

    Community: Three receive humanitarian honors
    The Northwest Glendale Lions honored three people with Humanitarian Service Awards at their 17th annual Community Appreciation Dinner on March 13 at the Phoenicia restaurant in Glendale. Recipients were Dr. Thomas Lee of Children's Hospital Los Angeles,...
  • 'Invisible,' 'Tabija,' 'The Darkness' Set For Cannes Atelier

    PARIS - Pablo Giorgelli's "Invisible," Igor Drljaca's "Tabija" and Daniel Castro Zimbron's "The Darkness" (pictured, in concept art) are among 15 projects that will be pitched at the Cannes Festival's 10th Cinefondation-Atelier, a co-production mart and...