Armenia's Vanadzor to cut 60 municipal jobs; art schools, museums, kindergartens to be hit

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Armenia keen to develop partnership with EU

14.11.2009 14:27 GMT

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Armenia is seeking to expand partnership relations with the European Union, Deputy Foreign Minister Karine Khazinyan has said.

Military expert: Trainings of Armenian armed forces is a provocation

14.11.2009 14:05 GMT

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Military expert Uzeir Jafarov commented on the conduction of military exercise of the Armenian armed forces in Aghdam calling them "low-grade".

Genocide recognition not a condition of Turkey's EU membership

14.11.2009 13:25 GMT

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Britain's ambassador in Yerevan has commented on a newspaper article entitled "Britain accused of 'genocide denial' over Armenia".

Unrecognized Karabakh has its own stand at world travel expo

14.11.2009 13:04 GMT

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Armenia and the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh republic had their own stands at the World Travel Market exhibition in London on 9-12 November.

Svetlana Loboda: I also have Armenian roots

13.11.2009 22:05 GMT

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I also have Armenian roots. This happened when my granny ran around with an Armenian, 27-year-old Ukrainian singer Sveltana Loboda has said.

Baku's frustrations with Ankara may give Russia new opening in Azerbaijan

13.11.2009 21:06 GMT

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News.Az interviews Sabina Freizer, director of the Brussels-based International Crisis Group's Europe programme.

Armenian army holds military exercises in occupied territories of Azerbaijan

13.11.2009 20:48 GMT

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Armenian Armed Forces have begun military exercises in the occupied territories of Aghdam again.

Group from unrecognized Karabakh's parliament visits France, Russia

13.11.2009 19:55 GMT

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A delegation from the parliament of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh republic has returned home from a trip to France in late October and Moscow in early November.

Ankara, Baku need to stand together against outside forces

13.11.2009 19:33 GMT

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The USA and Russia do not want Turkish-Azerbaijani relations to be strengthened, the head of a Turkish think-tank has said.

Protests against uranium mining in southern Armenia

13.11.2009 19:22 GMT

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Residents of Lernadzor in Armenia's southern Syunik Province have started a campaign to protest at plans to resume uranium mining.

German envoy urges ratification of Turkey-Armenia protocols

13.11.2009 18:17 GMT

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Germany's ambassador to Armenia has described as a courageous political step the signing of the Armenian-Turkish accords on normalizing relations.

Armenia has 11 cases of swine flu

13.11.2009 16:33 GMT

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Five new cases of swine flue have been identified in one day, bringing the overall number of infections to 11, Armenia's chief virologist, Ara Asoyan, said on Friday.

Turkish Ambassador to U.S.: We will always continue to keep Azerbaijan’s interests a priority

13.11.2009 15:29 GMT

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"Turkey will always continue to keep Azerbaijan’s interests a priority.

Armenians violate ceasefire in several directions

13.11.2009 14:23 GMT

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Armenians violate ceasefire on November 12-13.

South Caucasus a crucial European region and EU neighbour

13.11.2009 14:11 GMT

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News.Az interviews Javier Solana, EU high representative for the common foreign and security policy (CFSP).

IMF allocates regular $60 million to Armenia

13.11.2009 13:43 GMT

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On October 30, IMF Executive Board confirmed the amount of regular tranche to be allocated to Armenia.

OSCE PA Special Representative to visit South Caucasus in January

12.11.2009 21:10 GMT

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OSCE PA Special Representative on Nagorno-Karabakh and South Ossetia Goran Lennmarker will visit the region in January, head of Armenian delegation to OSCE PA Aram Safaryan said,reports NEWS.am.

If the Turkish parliament ratifies the protocols without preconditions we will do the same: Armenian parliamentarian

12.11.2009 20:38 GMT

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If the Turkish parliament ratifies the protocols without preconditions, the Armenian National Assembly will do the same, according to Aram Safaryan, member of Prosperous Armenia parliamentary group.

Armenian FM: Negotiations around Nagorno Karabakh conflict are proceeding only on “NKR” status

12.11.2009 20:21 GMT

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Only the status of “NKR” is being discussed at the negotiations on the resolution of the Karabakh conflict, spokesman for the Armenian Foreign Ministry Tigran Balayan has said.

Serzh Sargsyan meets outgoing UN Resident Representative in Armenia

12.11.2009 19:59 GMT

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President Serzh Sargsyan today received Consuelo Vidal, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Permanent Representative in Armenia, who is completing her mission in our country.

Interpol in Armenia preparing for opening border with Turkey

12.11.2009 19:01 GMT

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National Central Bureau of Interpol in Armenia is preparing for opening of the Armenian-Turkish border, fearing of possible intensification of drug traffic and terrorism.

Turkey's parliamentary commission of foreign relations not to discuss ratified protocols

12.11.2009 18:58 GMT

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Ratification of the protocols signed by Turkey and Armenia in Zurich on October 10 was not included on agenda of the Turkish parliament’s foreign relations commission.

They would have us adopt the Madrid Principles - ANCA Chairman

12.11.2009 18:11 GMT

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Swedish ruling party condemns “Armenian genocide”

12.11.2009 17:42 GMT

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The ruling Social-Democratic Party of Sweden passed a decision condemning the “Armenian genocide” at its annual sitting, the Armenian Public Television reports with reference to Doiche velle.

Armenia considers recognition of “NKR” inexpedient now

12.11.2009 17:31 GMT

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The Armenian government considers it inexpedient to recognize the “Nagorno Karabakh Republic” at the current stage.

The number of A/H1N1 virus cases increases in Armenia

12.11.2009 16:50 GMT

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The number of A/H1N1 virus cases increases in Armenia.

Armenia had welcomed a proposal by the Minsk Group Co-Chairs to remove snipers

12.11.2009 16:32 GMT

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The United Nations Security Council began its debate on the effective protection of civilians in armed conflict on November 11, which marked the tenth anniversary of its systematic work in this endeavour.

Armenian armed forces continue to violate ceasefire

12.11.2009 15:11 GMT

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Armenian armed forces, occupying a part of Azerbaijani territories, are continuing to violate ceasefire regime.

Armenian newspaper accuses US of colored revolutions - Embassy of the US, Armenia

12.11.2009 15:10 GMT

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A very remarkable article about US ambassador to Armenia Mari Jovanovich and Washington’s objectives in the region is posted at the website of the US embassy in Armenia in the press digest for 22 October.

I consider that journalists are able to settle most issues that cannot be settled by political figures: Azeri composer

12.11.2009 15:05 GMT

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News.Az interviews Azerbaijani composer Eldar Mansurov on his attitude to a dialogue between representatives of Armenian and Azerbaijan mass media held in Moscow on October 28 of 2009.

World insists on the peace settlement of Karabakh conflict and our state follows these principles: Novella Jafaroghlu

12.11.2009 15:03 GMT

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News.Az interviews human rights activist Novella Jafaroghlu on her attitude to a dialogue between representatives of Armenian and Azerbaijan mass media held in Moscow on October 28 of 2009.

Establishment of contacts between public representatives of Armenia and Azerbaijan deserves attention: Azeri political scientist

12.11.2009 14:54 GMT

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News.Az interviews political scientist Rasim Aghayev on his attitude to a dialogue between representatives of Armenian and Azerbaijan mass media held in Moscow.

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