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18.11.2009 16:26 GMT

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Gazprom and Srbijagas form joint venture for South Stream project

18.11.2009 16:23 GMT

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Iran sentences 5 to death in postelection turmoil

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First night of joint Armenian-Turkish film held in Yerevan

18.11.2009 15:49 GMT

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The Armenian Association of Marketing and the Turkish-Armenian Entrepreneurship Development Center functioning in Ankara made a joint film “On the bank of Araks”.

“Azerbaijan. Between West and East” book presented in Moscow

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WB says poverty rate in Armenia almost doubles

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US Official calls for immediate release of Georgian teens

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Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said the US President Barack Obama is unable to make real changes in the US strategic policy.

Turkey wants to change Karabakh status quo

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World leaders rally at FAO summit in Rome

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Armenian President signs new law on construction of nuclear power unit

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Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan signed a law “On construction of a new nuclear power unit” on November 16, according to the news service for the Armenian president.

Georgian Parliament approves new ambassador to Azerbaijan

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Armenians violate ceasefire again

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Will it now build new Berlin walls? - Turkish president

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Richard Armitage, a former US deputy secretary of state, has downplayed concerns over Turkey’s stance on Iran’s controversial nuclear programme, expressing confidence in Ankara's ability to deal with the issue in its own way.

Azeri diaspora in Russia to hold congress

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News.Az interviews Eldar Guliyev, chief executive of the All-Russian Congress of Azerbaijanis.

My children were infected with H1N1 - Turkish Health Minister

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American-Turkish Council: Armenian-Turkish protocols important for regional peace

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Brent Scowcroft, Chairman of the American-Turkish Council, has arrived in Ankara.

First president of Armenia is not cooperating with Serzh Sargsyan - Armenian National Congress

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Nord Stream pipe operator to obtain $5.8 bln bank loan

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U.S. to continue using Russian spacecraft after 2010

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The U.S. ambassador to Moscow confirmed on Tuesday that the United States will continue to use Russian Soyuz spacecraft after space shuttles retire from service in 2010.

NATO offering carrot to ex-Soviet states

18.11.2009 13:30 GMT

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The creation of a Ukrainian-Polish-Lithuanian peacekeeping brigade is an attempt by the West to woo former post-Soviet countries while not formally admitting them to NATO, a Russian analyst said Tuesday.

Dmitry Medvedev arrives in Stockholm

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev arrived in Stockholm on Tuesday and met with Swedish Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt.

Armenia’s stand on OSCE MG rather vague - parliamentary

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France no longer accepts refugees from Armenia, Turkey

18.11.2009 13:25 GMT

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France will no longer accept refugees from Armenia, Turkey and Serbia.

Over 200 enterprises to take part in Moscow military exhibition

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Over 200 enterprises will take part in an all-Russian exhibition, Russian Producers and Armed Forces Logistics, opening Wednesday, the Armed Forces said in a statement.

Azerbaijan’s consulate general to open in Batumi

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Azeri President Ilham Aliyev has signed a decree to establish a general consulate in Georgia’s Batumi.

Armenia to abolish student scholarships

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Baku opposes unsanctioned visits to Karabakh

18.11.2009 13:11 GMT

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Any foreigner who visits the occupied territories without the permission of Baku is considered persona non grata, Foreign Ministry spokesman Elkhan Polukhov has said.

Turkey, Armenia discuss Karabakh - Russian Foreign Ministry

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