Set in Moscow, Yerevan, and Paris, "The Structure is Rotten, Comrade" is a graphic novel that follows an architect bent on destroying the collective memory of a city. Host Carol Hills speaks with author Viken Berberian about what inspired the book.
Armenian police detained three opposition leaders on Sunday and held nearly 200 protesters during the latest demonstrations against the appointment of the former President Serzh Sarksyan as prime minister.
Thousands of Armenian youths have been protesting in the streets for the last 10 days. They're mad at a proposed hike in the cost of electricity. They accuse the Russian-owned electric company of corruption.
Among the more than one million Syrians who've fled the war are Syrians of Armenian descent. Unlike most Syrian refugees, they're Christian. And many of them fear that if Syrian Bashar al-Assad leaves, they can never go home again.
A fatal plane crash in Northwest Iran has left 168 people dead. For more, The Takeaway turns to Borzou Daragahi, Beirut bureau chief for the LA Times, and Graham Warwick, senior technology editor of Aviation Week.
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