Vahe Hovhannesian, a 31-year-old jeweller and Syrian refugee, sits by his work table in a studio in Yerevan. An empty coffee cup, full ashtray, pliers, monocular glass loupe and weighing scale are scattered in front of him, along with a small pile of gold chains. His fingertips are stained black and he is sizing an engagement ring. In the corner of his cramped studio, a small portrait of Jesus hangs on the wall.
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Kyle Larsen, 32, was charged on Wednesday and faces 18 counts, including theft, distributing controlled substances and practicing medicine without a license.
“Love is rich with both honey and venom,” goes the Latin proverb. For the various comedians we spoke to this Valentine’s Day about the romantic failures they won’t forget, this was often the case. These are some of the most entertaining, poignant, endearing and awkward stories of failed love from America’s funniest people, which goes to show: happily never after isn’t always a bad thing.
The Bangladeshi government, UN agencies, and a number of NGOs have launched a massive vaccination campaign in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar to save hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from the spread of a potential cholera outbreak.
Philip Riteman was just 13 when the Nazis shoved him and his family on to a train bound for Auschwitz from the Pruzhany ghetto in Poland. At the time, he and his family had no idea they were being carted to their deaths.
Syria's chlorine problem: The human toll of chlorine attacks in six years of civil war.
It was nearly midnight when Vanessa Mae Rodel, a Filipino asylum seeker living in Hong Kong, heard a knock at the door of her tiny apartment. She wasn't expecting any visitors, but opened the door to see her immigration attorney, accompanied by a stranger. Little did Rodel know then but the visitor was Edward Snowden, fresh on the run from the US government.
For five hours, Farhan Ahmed and Mohamed Mualim trekked through the barren and frigid snow-swept fields dividing North Dakota from the Canadian prairies. The snow was knee-deep and it was nearly -20 degrees Celsius. Then, out of the darkness, a highway appeared. They had arrived in Canada.