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Azeri Foreign Ministry drafting reply to Turkey's note over new flag incident

21.10.2009 19:54 GMT

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The Turkish embassy in Azerbaijan has sent a note of protest to the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry over the lowering of the Azerbaijani and Turkish flags outside the embassy's religious affairs office.

Georgian parliament's speaker meets US State Department officials

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Presidents of Turkey and Azerbaijan have phone talk

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US backs Turkey's recent move in fight against PKK

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Turkish ambassador calls on Azerbaijani people to trust Turkey

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Armenian reserve officer charged with spying for Azerbaijan

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Iran former President to receive Global dialogue prize

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Iran and USA meet face-to-face on nuclear programme

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Turkey: Syria will accept only us as mediator in Israel talks

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Explosion on the Senak-Poti sector of the Georgian railway

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Turkish parliamentarians to visit Baku

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Turkey's National Security Council discusses Karabakh settlement

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Turkish parliament discusses accord with Armenia

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Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu will brief the Grand National Assembly on the recent developments in Turkish-Armenian relations.

Russian reports: Tbilisi, not Moscow, sends signals for talks

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Iran MPs file complaint against opposition leader

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Slovakia supports Georgia's territorial integrity

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Azerbaijan is ready to pass the determination of the status of self-administration of the population of Karabakh region within the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan

21.10.2009 14:22 GMT

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Jundallah will receive crushing response soon

21.10.2009 14:09 GMT

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The leader of Labor party of Georgia: Ecuador can recognize South Ossetia and Abkhazia

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Armenian experts attend NATO conference in Istanbul

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Swine flu cases approach 600 in Turkey

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Iran calls on economical zone with Turkey

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Iranian secretary of expediency council Mohsen Rezaie held talk with Turkish President Abdullah Gul, calling for joint economical zone between Iran and Turkey.

Armenia 111th in Press Freedom Index 2009

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Armenia and Turkey have to establish a dialogue and not to solve Nagorno Karabakh problem - president of CE Congress

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FIFA: The decision banning Azerbaijani flags in Bursa stadium is connected with the instruction given by the Turkish government

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