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Iran, Oman have started a new round of negotiations on Iran's gas export

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Turkish diplomat: We demand Armenia to quit occupied lands

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Armenian leader receives Collective Security chief

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Iran wants more guarantees on nuclear fuel deal

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Libya, Turkey agree to lift visa requirements

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Russia thanks Malta for Arctic Sea vessel cooperation: Russian FM

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Shooting of film about Georgia finishes

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No going back to the USSR, says Georgian president

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Georgia releases Russian citizens

24.11.2009 18:47 GMT

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Georgia handed over three Russian citizens arrested at the South Ossetian administrative border to the Russian side on November 24.

Man dies of alleged swine flu infection in Armenia

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World’s largest earthquake-proof building completed in Istanbul

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Turkish Energy Minister to visit Russia for nuclear power talks

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Turkey not looking to restore empire - Azerbaijani MP

24.11.2009 18:18 GMT

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The Turkish foreign minister is not talking about the restoration of the empire when he speaks about the government's policy of neo-Ottomanism, Azerbaijani MP Fazil Mustafa said on Tuesday.

New Minister of Labor and Social Affairs appointed in Armenia

24.11.2009 18:09 GMT

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Russia's GDP to grow 3-4% in 2010

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Russia expects its gross domestic product to decline less than projected in 2009 and grow 3-4% next year, Central Bank First Deputy Chairman Alexei Ulyukayev said on Tuesday.

Armenian FM visited Rome

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Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian met Monday in Rome with his Italian counterpart Franco Frattini to discuss bilateral cooperation, Armenian-Turkish reconciliation and some other regional issues.

Armenia active Collective Security member - secretary general

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Nikolay Bordyuzha, secretary general of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), has described Armenia as an active member of the organization.

Turkish foreign minister: We are neo-Ottomans

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Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has acknowledged his policy of "neo-Ottomanism" to members of the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party, according to a report in Takvim newspaper published on 23 November.

Iranian Navy exercises control over 20% of Caspian Sea

24.11.2009 16:22 GMT

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The Iranian Navy exercises control over the country’s twenty percent share of the Caspian Sea, the commander of the Navy said here on Monday.

Iran gains $5bn by shifting from dollar to euro - banker

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