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Turkish president calls on PKK to come down from the mountains

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Turkish President: A new era begins in the Caucasus

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Obama, Gul discuss mutual concerns on phone

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Armenian nationalist MPs address rally against thaw with Turkey

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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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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"

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