A NATO without Turkey would be weak: Alliance chief

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Armenian NA Speaker, PM due to visit Belarus

31.10.2009 13:07 GMT

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Armenia and Belarus could reinforce economic cooperation

31.10.2009 13:04 GMT

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Armenian deputy minister: Turkish statements on Karabakh hamper normalization

30.10.2009 22:43 GMT

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Turkey's leaders make statements that hamper both the normalization of Armenian-Turkish relations and settlement of the Karabakh conflict, Armenian Deputy Foreign Minister Shavarsh Kocharyan has said.

Armenians advised to kiss less frequently to prevent spread of swine flu

30.10.2009 21:53 GMT

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Humanitarian aid delivered from U.S. to Georgia

30.10.2009 21:49 GMT

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U.S. Ambassador to Georgia John Bass and the Minister of Health and Social Care of Georgia, Sandro Kvitashvili welcomed the American Military Plane, which delivered 7,200,000-dollar humanitarian aid in the Tbilisi airport today.

Turkey will not open borders – Armenian opposition People's Movement

30.10.2009 21:15 GMT

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India’s Ambassador presents credentials to the President of Armenia

30.10.2009 20:57 GMT

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The newly appointed Ambassador of India to Armenia, Achal Kumar Malhotra, presented his credentials to the president of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan.

Georgians detained by Russian border guards released

30.10.2009 20:54 GMT

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The 16 Georgian civilians arrested by Russian border guards have been released, Georgian TV channels report.

Armenia never question the fact of the Armenian "Genocide" - Armenian FM

30.10.2009 20:48 GMT

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Armenia never question and will never cast doubt on the fact of the Armenian "Genocide", foreign minister of Armenia Edward Nalbandian told a press conference in Yerevan.

Rahman Hajiyev: Azerbaijanis and Armenians will be neighbors for ages - VIDEO

30.10.2009 20:47 GMT

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Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry mulls cancellation of visa regime with Turkey

30.10.2009 20:29 GMT

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Baku would like to consider the cancellation of the visa regime with Turkey as part of the range of issues under discussion with Ankara, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry spokesman Elkhan Pokhulov has said.

Armenia started exploring uranium deposits

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Georgia, Greece sign military cooperation plan for 2010

30.10.2009 20:08 GMT

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The Georgian and Greek defence ministries have signed a bilateral military cooperation plan for 2010, the Georgian Defence Ministry reports.

Elnur Baimov: In mid 2010 Azerbaijani and Armenian journalists may visit Khankendi

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The meeting of Azerbaijani and Armenian journalists was held in Moscow at initiative of the ambassadors of Azerbaijan and Armenia in Russia.

Turkey's PM meets army chief to discuss alleged military plot

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Turkey to open two more border crossings with Iraq - Turkish state minister

30.10.2009 19:31 GMT

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Turkish State Minister for Foreign Trade Zafer Caglayan said on Friday that two more border crossings would be opened with Iraq by the end of 2010.

President Gül receives Saudi minister

30.10.2009 19:29 GMT

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Turkish President Abdullah Gül received Saudi Arabia's minister of state in Ankara on Friday.

Son of Georgia's first president remanded in custody

30.10.2009 19:11 GMT

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Tsotne Gamsakhurdia, son of Georgia's first president, Zviad Gamsakhurdia, has been remanded in custody for two months by decision of a Tbilisi Court.

Barack Obama to discuss Iran with German chancellor

30.10.2009 18:45 GMT

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel will meet President Barack Obama next week for talks on Iran, Afghanistan and climate change, Obama's spokesman, Robert Gibbs, has said.

METKA Achieves Mega-Deal In Turkey

30.10.2009 18:19 GMT

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Turkish FM and State Minister went to Iraq

30.10.2009 18:15 GMT

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During the two day visit, there will be business forums held in Basra, Erbil and Mousul cities.

Armenian minister: Turkish protocols not signed under pressure from superpowers

30.10.2009 18:04 GMT

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Armenia does not take action as a result of pressure from other countries, Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandyan has said.

Turkish Land Force Commander to visit Azerbaijan

30.10.2009 18:04 GMT

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Turkey’s Land Force Commander, Army General Isik Kosaner will visit Azerbaijan, Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told.

Armenia, Netherlands to intensify multifaceted ties

30.10.2009 17:44 GMT

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The newly appointed Ambassador of the Kingdom of Netherlands, Pieter Jan Langenberg (residence Tbilisi), presented his credentials to Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, President’s press office reported.

Turkish MP: "Parliament will not ratify protocols signed with Armenia if there is no progress in Karabakh problem"

30.10.2009 17:13 GMT

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The brothers can be at odds sometimes, but it cannot cause coldness between them and end brotherhood.

Turkey blacklists European missile maker

30.10.2009 16:50 GMT

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Turkey's procurement office has effectively blacklisted European missile manufacturer MBDA over an international legal dispute about a now-defunct deal for nearly 19,000 Eryx anti-tank missiles worth 404 million euros.

President of unrecognized Karabakh: Annexation to Armenia not discussed – Berliner Zeitung

30.10.2009 16:37 GMT

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Nagorno Karabakh wants to be independent by all means. The republic has a president but no country recognizes it, Tobias Asmuth who had visited Khankendi told in Berliner Zeitung.

1/3 of Armenia's population emigrated

30.10.2009 16:23 GMT

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Almost one-third of Armenia’s population has left the homeland in the past 20 years, RA Migration department reports.

Mosque foundation funds restoration of Armenian church in Turkey

30.10.2009 16:20 GMT

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A Malatya foundation that was established to build mosques has assumed the financial costs of the restoration of a historic Armenian church located in the neighborhood where assassinated Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink was born.

Murat Mercan: Turkish parliament will never take anti-Azerbaijani decisions

30.10.2009 16:19 GMT

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