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  • Debate over Armenian museum will continue at appellate hearing

    WASHINGTON The legal fight over a proposed Armenian Genocide Museum and Memorial has lasted nearly as long as the horrors the project is supposed to commemorate. Soon, the bitter wrangling will reach a crucial crossroads. On Monday, in a courthouse...
  • Guillermo Martinez: Democracy a real sham in Correa's Ecuador

    Rafael Correa, President of Ecuador since 2007, is undoubtedly the best-educated leftist president in Latin America. He has two masters degree — one from Universite Catholique de Louvain in Belgium and another one from the University of Illinois...
  • Local officials express happiness with resolution observing Armenian Genocide

    Public officials in Glendale are praising a vote by the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday that passed a resolution to observe and commemorate the Armenian Genocide. Authored by committee chair Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) and Sen. Mark...
  • Defenders of Cuba-Twitter program have their say in US Senate

    MIAMI Defenders of a U.S. government program for Cubans fired back in the U.S. Senate on Thursday, with Marco Rubio urging the Twitter-like platform be restored, and Bob Menendez asking for documents on all similar programs around the world. Menendez,...
  • Disclosure of USAID program in Cuba highlights challenge agency faces

    MIAMI The U.S. Agency for International Development has a long history of funding democracy-building programs in Latin America and around the world even in countries such as Cuba, where it isn't welcome. It's always been a delicate balancing act...
  • Ukraine separatists hold buildings and hostages

    Ukraine separatists hold buildings and hostages
    MOSCOW — Heavily armed separatists held Ukrainian government buildings and hostages Tuesday as tensions increased sharply and threatened to push a dispute over treatment of the country's ethnic Russians into bloodshed. Ukrainian government...
  • Israeli settlement plans sank peace talks, Kerry says

    WASHINGTONĀ  -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Tuesday that Israel’s announcement last week of new housing for Jewish settlers in East Jerusalem led to the breakdown of his eight-month effort to reach a peace deal between Israelis and...
  • Rebel assault on Kasab, Syria, revives dark memories for Armenians

    Rebel assault on Kasab, Syria, revives dark memories for Armenians
    BEIRUT — A rebel assault on the northern Syrian town of Kasab near the Turkish border has sparked a furor among Armenians worldwide and revived dark memories of the Ottoman-era genocide. It's unclear how many civilian casualties occurred in the...
  • House, Senate approve aid to help Ukraine

    WASHINGTON Congress presented a rare unified front Thursday as the Senate and the House of Representatives each passed aid and sanctions packages for Ukraine in response to Russia's annexation of Crimea. After nearly two weeks of partisan bickering and...
  • Congress nears finish line on bill for Ukraine aid, sanctions

    Congress nears finish line on bill for Ukraine aid, sanctions
    WASHINGTON – Congress' work on legislation to address the crisis in Ukraine – a three-week ordeal that included no shortage of partisan wrangling – appears to be nearing a conclusion. Both the Senate and the House voted...
  • What would a Republican president do about Ukraine?

    Here's what the United States has done so far in an attempt to deter further Russian incursions into Ukraine: applied two rounds of economic sanctions and asked Congress to approve $1 billion in loan guarantees for Kiev. Here's what President Obama says...
  • Lawmakers take sanctions from Russia as badge of honor

    WASHINGTON -- Members of Congress who were hit Thursday with sanctions by Russia celebrated their standing as a badge of honor, pledging to continue pressing for Ukraine from their spot on President Vladimir Putin's enemies list. "I guess this means...