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Yemen calls on Iran to send special envoy

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Armenian nationalist MPs address rally against thaw with Turkey

17.10.2009 14:28 GMT

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Turkish press says PKK may leave Armenia as Turkish-Armenian ties develop

17.10.2009 14:22 GMT

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The normalization of relations between Turkey and Armenia has reportedly put the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) in dire straits, Turkish newspaper Today's Zaman reports.

Georgian foreign minister: Moscow wants to start talks with us

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There are “signals” that Russia wants to start talks with Georgia, but this is impossible when Moscow continues to occupy 20% of the country’s territory, Georgian Foreign Minister Grigol Vashadze said on 16 October.

Samad Seyidov: “We return from Turkey with great hopes”

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A group of Azerbaijani parliamentarians held a press conference on the results of their visit to Turkey.

Javier Solana: The normalisation of relations between Armenia and Turkey continues to have our strong support

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Armenian PM: Closed Armenian-Turkish border in favor of Georgia

17.10.2009 13:31 GMT

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Despite the closed border with Turkey, Armenia is actively cooperating with Turkish companies.

US trying to promote regional conflicts’ settlement

17.10.2009 13:17 GMT

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US Embassy in Turkey organized “Two mountainsides” project, featuring a dialogue between Armenian an Turkish youth representatives. Project participants met US Ambassador to Turkey James Jeffrey in Ankara.

Ilham Aliyev says that possibility of granting independence to Nagorno-Karabakh has not been discussed - VIDEO

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The Azerbaijani president was speaking about Karabakh at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on Friday.

Armenian PM: Normalization of Armenian-Turkish relations to promote just resolution of Karabakh conflict

16.10.2009 21:50 GMT

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Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan has said that the normalization of Armenian-Turkish relations will encourage a just resolution of the Karabakh conflict, Armenia Today reports.

Alexander Vershbow-led US delegation to arrive in Georgia

16.10.2009 21:30 GMT

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A US delegation led by US Assistant Secretary of State Alexander Vershbow will pay an official visit to Georgia on October 19-20.

Armenian-Georgian highway to be a toll road

16.10.2009 21:21 GMT

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The Armenian government intends to charge drivers for the use of a highway, communicating Armenia and Georgia within the framework of the North-South transport corridor after its reconstruction.

Armenian opposition to send claim against Robert Kocharyan to the Hague tribunal

16.10.2009 21:10 GMT

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More than 100,000 people have put their signatures under the demand to consider Robert Kocharyan's crimes in the Hague tribunal, said representative of the Central Office of the Armenian National Congress David Shahnazaryan.

Armenian Prime Minister says country's policy should be pro-Armenian, not anti-Turkish

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Armenia's policy should be pro-Armenian and not anti-Turkish, said Armenian Prime minister Tigran Sargsyan in his interview to Armenian TV channels.

Israel and Turkey - what next?

16.10.2009 20:08 GMT

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New ambassador of the USA will hand over persuasion orders to Mikheil Saakashvili

16.10.2009 19:41 GMT

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New ambassador of the USA will hand over persuasion orders to president of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili.

Chinese leader's comments dash Iran sanction hopes

16.10.2009 19:33 GMT

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Premier Wen Jiabao said Thursday that China intends to strengthen its cooperation with Iran, an indication Beijing would oppose growing calls in the West for additional sanctions against the Islamic regime for its nuclear program.

Russian and Azeri analysts discuss bilateral relations

16.10.2009 19:30 GMT

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Dr. Elkhan Nuriyev, director of the Centre for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, comments for News.Az on a round-table meeting held on Thursday in Moscow.

Armenians in Argentina released a statement on Armenian-Turkish rapprochement

16.10.2009 19:18 GMT

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Georgian president grilled by CNN

16.10.2009 18:28 GMT

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Mikheil Saakashvili has told CNN about the challenges facing Georgia.

Armenian diaspora leader in Russia calls on Yerevan to prepare for opening of Turkish border

16.10.2009 18:23 GMT

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Armenian society and the state should prepare for the opening of the Armenian-Turkish border, the president of the Union of Armenians in Russia, Ara Abramyan, has said.

Ahmet Davutoğlu: "We cannot remain silent to incidents in Gaza"

16.10.2009 18:16 GMT

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Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said on Friday that Turkey could not remain silent regarding the Israeli attacks on Gaza.

Turkish Prime Minister to visit U.S.

16.10.2009 18:08 GMT

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The Turkish prime minister on Thursday defined the report on Turkey’s progress toward full membership to the European Union as the best since his party came to power.

Turkey expects wave of tourists in Armenia if border is opened

16.10.2009 16:53 GMT

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If the Armenian-Turkish border is opened, the number of tourists visiting Armenia will greatly increase, Turkish Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Ismet Yilmaz said during a meeting with Armenian journalists in Ankara.

Azerbaijani MPs met with Turkish opposition leader

16.10.2009 16:42 GMT

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Turkish president's adviser upbeat on relations with Armenia

16.10.2009 15:57 GMT

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The Armenian-Turkish process will succeed thanks to the efforts of both sides, Zeynep Damla Gurel, adviser to the Turkish president, has told the Armenian news agency Novosti-Armenia.

Russia keen to see Armenian-Turkish protocols implemented "as soon as possible"

16.10.2009 15:55 GMT

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The Russian Foreign Ministry is "really happy" with the Armenia-Turkey protocols, spokesman Andrey Nesterenko told a briefing in Moscow on Thursday.

German parties not to rule out Turkey's EU bid

16.10.2009 15:49 GMT

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As work continues to form a coalition government, German parties have agreed not to include an article ruling out Turkey's EU accession bid, Turkish newspaper Hurriyet Daily News reports.

Alexey Vlasov: Yerevan has not calculated all the risks related to Ankara's economic expansion

16.10.2009 15:42 GMT

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