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Top Armenia Articles

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  • Intersections: The challenge of returning home

    The collapse of the Soviet Union, an energy crisis that followed, a devastating earthquake and a war with neighboring Azerbaijan has driven more citizens out of Armenia than officials would probably like to admit. While the waves of emigration continue,...
  • Schiff seeks to invest in Egypt, Tunisia firms

    President Obama’s nominee for ambassador to Armenia, John Heffern, is scheduled to come before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee for questioning on Wednesday. Heffern is a career diplomat who now is the United States’ deputy chief of...
  • Intersections: A city's soul is in its people

    About 75 miles north of Armenia's capital sits a quiet town near the closed Turkish border named Gyumri. Few travelers venture here, a city bursting with history, hospitality, humor and — as is common in the Armenian story that spans eons —...
  • "Armenian Golgotha: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide, 1915-18" by Grigoris Balakian

    "Armenian Golgotha: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide, 1915-18" by Grigoris Balakian
    "Armenian Golgotha: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide, 1915-18" By Grigoris Balakian Translated by Peter Balakian with Aris Sevag Alfred A. Knopf. 509 pp. $35 Armenian Golgotha is the astonishing memoir of Father Grigoris Balakian (1876-1934), a work...
  • We need extradition treaty with Armenia

    Regarding the Oct. 14 stories "FBI raid nets 15 accused in $100M Medicare case" and "Developer accused of financial fraud": It was reported on the same day these breaking stories were published in the Glendale News-Press that Mexican authorities had...
  • Bureaucrats' fears equal support for Gatto

    I read with interest your article on Assemblyman Mike Gatto's hearing in Glendale on pension reform ("Lawmakers talk pension reform following the Bell scandal," Oct. 21). It was abundantly clear that bureaucrats (whose interests align with the status...
  • 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...
  • Armenian community celebrates landmark

    DOWNTOWN — A ceremony in honor of the 90th anniversary of President Woodrow Wilson's Arbitral Award, which established a Turkish-Armenian boundary, attracted hundreds of people Sunday night in support of a sovereign Armenia. Ninety years after...
  • Briefly in business: Massage Envy Spa celebrates five years

    Massage Envy Spa-Glendale celebrated five years in business this month. Wife-and-husband team Helen McDonagh and Andrew Garsten are former marketing directors in the technology sector who launched what was then the 48th Massage Envy franchise in 2005....
  • Documents critical of Armenia

    Revelations that U.S. officials charged Armenia in 2008 with supplying Iran with weapons later used to kill U.S. troops in Iraq were "enormously troubling," said Rep. Adam Schiff, who has been a staunch supporter of Congress officially recognizing the...
  • Start the Presses: Diplomatic relations

     Start the Presses: Diplomatic relations
    Early Friday morning, the calls began to roll into the newsroom. One woman wondered why we were singling out Armenia. Another inquired about the ethnicity of our writing staff — perhaps wanting to make sure we employed no one of Turkish descent....
  • Community Center elects businessman Ara Aslanian as president

    Having dismissed its executive director and announced a search for her replacement, the board of the Community Center of La CaƱada Flintridge has also put a new president in place. The board last week announced it had asked Megan Nordvedt to step down...