History’s Lesson: The Defenseless Are in Peril

ChronWatch.com April 08, 2004 History’s Lesson: The Defenseless Are in Peril Posted by Dennis Campbell It has been 10 years since bloodthirsty Hutus in Rwanda massacred nearly one million rival Tutsis. Of course, someone might say, that was in Africa, renowned for its savagery, and could never happen in America. And perhaps he would be […]

Book Review: Cruelty becomes the refuge of a refugee

Seattle Times, WA April 9, 2004 Book Review Cruelty becomes the refuge of a refugee By Ellen Emry Heltzel Special to The Seattle Times “In Paradise there is no past,” observes the young Catholic, Rachel, in Micheline Aharonian Marcom’s highly acclaimed first novel, “Three Apples Fell from Heaven.” She is speaking from the grave after […]

OSCE Wants Probe Of Attack On Journalists In Armenia

Radio Free Europe, Czech Republic April 9, 2004 OSCE Wants Probe Of Attack On Journalists In Armenia Prague, 9 April 2004 (RFE/RL) — The Organization for Security and Cooperation In Europe (OSCE) has called on Armenian authorities to investigate attacks on journalists that occurred during an opposition rally in Yerevan this week. The OSCE envoy […]

BAKU: Meeting at Baku state university

Azer Tag, Azerbaijan April 9, 2004 MEETING AT BAKU STATE UNIVERSITY Council of Europe Secretary General Walter Schwimmer met with students and teaching staff of the Baku State University, April 8. Warmly welcoming the guest, Rector of the University, Corresponding member of the National Academy of Science, Prof. Abel Maharramov first familiarized the meeting participants […]

BAKU: Azerbaijan, Switzerland: relations highly assessed

Azer Tag, Azerbaijan April 9, 2004 AZERBAIJAN, SWITZERLAND: RELATIONS HIGHLY ASSESSED [April 09, 2004, 14:05:23] Foreign minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov met the Chief of the Political Directorate Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs Mr. Blaise Godet on 8 April. Minister Elmar Mammadyarov gave a high assessment to the relations between Azerbaijan and Switzerland, underlining […]

BAKU: CoE secretary general meets IDPS

Azer Tag, Azerbaijan April 9, 2004 COE SECRETARY GENERAL MEETS IDPS [April 09, 2004, 14:02:31] Council of Europe Secretary General Walter Schwimmer met April 8 with internally displaced people settled at unfinished building of maternity hospital in Baku Narimanov district. Deputy Prime Minister of the Azerbaijan Republic, Chairman of the State Committee for Refugees and […]

Organizations condemn attacks on Armenian journalists

International Journalist’s Network April 9, 2004 Organizations condemn attacks on Armenian journalists Apr 09, 2004 Participants in a workshop on democratic civil society – one day after unidentified men attacked at least seven journalists in Yerevan – condemned the violence and urged the Armenian media to unite against threats to press freedom. Their condemnation joined […]

Russian duet: ‘Agon’ and ‘Spartacus’

Fort Worth Star Telegram , TX April 9, 2004 Russian duet Ballet Arlington gets historical with contrasting ‘Agon’ and ‘Spartacus’ By Wayne Lee Gay Star-Telegram Dance Critic Both ballets were choreographed by Russians, both are accompanied by music by Russian or Soviet composers, and both were inspired by historical material. But George Balanchine’s Agon will […]

CIS countries hold chamber of commerce conference in Yerevan

RIA Novosti, Russia April 9 2004 CIS COUNTRIES HOLD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CONFERENCE YEREVAN, April 9 (RIA Novosti) – A session of a working group made up of the chambers of commerce and industry of six CIS countries started in Yerevan, Armenia on Thursday. Delegates will discuss cooperation in arranging exhibitions and the development of […]

A common chord ties them all together

Albany Times Union, NY April 9 2004 A common chord ties them all together Sand Lake– Love of music helps singers and musicians with varied backgrounds unite to perform the “Messiah” By ERIKA GROFF, Special to the Times Union Take a violinist, jewelry store manager and retired theater educator. Throw in some community members from […]