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Russian hopes for progress in Karabakh settlement in 2010

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Benelux Azerbaijanis Congress addresses Barack Obama

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NATO jets shadow Russian strategic bombers over Arctic, Atlantic

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USA does not bind Karabakh conflict to Armenian-Turkish relations - diplomat

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NATO secretary general expects joint missile defence with Russia by 2020

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NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen hopes that the alliance and Russia will establish a joint missile defence system by 2020.

Police disperse labour protest in Turkey

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Azerbaijan protests to USA over allocation of aid to Karabakh

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World Wildlife Foundation welcomes signing of Russian climate doctrine

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India to pay Russia $2.3 bn for work to refit aircraft carrier

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Migration service formed in Armenia

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European rights committee postpones discussion of Armenian election crackdown

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British government accused of misleading parliament on Armenian massacres

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Turkish PM calls Azerbaijani, Iranian presidents

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