People and events of interest
Empties: The hard life of Armenia's "bomzhs"
At about 2 a.m., Artur goes to work. His "job"
is collecting bottles in rubbish dumps near buildings. "As soon as
you touch rubbish you are a bomzh (vagrant) from that moment on," says Artur.
Help for the Hurting: Health care specialists
learning new methods of treating childhood depression
The city was filled with red butterflies and
red rain was coming down from the sky.
According to psychologist Karineh
Sahakyan children of Gyumri who lost parents in the 1988 earthquake, see dreams
The Naghdalyan Case: Murder trial moves
on with details of meetings and plots
Minding the Media: New law draws protests from
Celebrating independence from construction
On Independence Day (September 21),
Yerevan residents got a first look at the newly rebuilt
Republic Square. Pavement packers led the parade.