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Yerevan (Armenia)

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  • Teen to tell the tale of his Ararat ascent

    Teen to tell the tale of his Ararat ascent
    It took him three days, but Sebouh Oshagan has lived to tell the story of how he climbed Mt. Ararat in the face of altitude sickness, an ice storm and crippling fatigue — at age 13. The Crescenta Valley High School freshman, now 14, will tell his...
  • Council OKs next Chromium 6 phase

    Council OKs next Chromium 6 phase
    Councilman Ara Najarian tried to put the brakes on funding Tuesday for research into a water contaminant impacting Glendale groundwater, but the majority of the council voted to approve spending another roughly $600,000 on a project that has cost more...
  • Balloons expode at Armenia rally; 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....
  • Passenger has baby aboard flight over Armenia

    Passenger has baby aboard flight over Armenia
    YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — A passenger has given birth aboard a plane flying over Armenia and named her daughter after one of the flight attendants who helped with the delivery. The birth of the healthy baby occurred on Saturday, two hours before the...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Getty loses bid to dismiss art-restitution lawsuit

     
    The J. Paul Getty Trust and the Armenian Orthodox Church are locked in a legal battle over the return of 755-year-old illuminated manuscripts allegedly stolen during the Armenian genocide. The Getty lost its bid Thursday to have the case dismissed....
  • 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.......
  • 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...
  • On the Town: Armenian doctors honored at dinner

    On the Town: Armenian doctors honored at dinner
    The World Children's Transplant Fund hosted a fundraising dinner on Aug. 11 in Pasadena's Café Santorini Rococo Room to welcome and honor Dr. Gegham Poghosyan, general surgeon, and Dr. David Dallakyan, pediatric surgeon. Both pediatricians are visiting...
  • 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...