Russia modernizes segment of Armenian-Turkish border

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Russia's Putin says will seek new presidential term in 2018

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President Vladimir Putin announced on Wednesday he would seek re-election in March 2018, a contest opinion polls show he will win comfortably, setting the stage for him to extend his dominance of Russia’s political landscape into a third decade, Reuters reported.

Outflow of capital continues to increase in Armenia

06.12.2017 16:17 GMT

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Despite the vigorous assurances and statements by representatives of the Armenian leadership, the situation in the country remains sad.

Gulen's nephew detained in Ankara - media

06.12.2017 14:57 GMT

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Turkey's police detained 47 Gulenist Terror Group (FETO) suspects, including U.S.-based leader Fetullah Gulen's nephew, Salman Gulen, in operations targeting the group's 'Gaybubet' houses used as hideouts for fugitive members in Ankara this morning.

Armenia ratifies $100-million Russian defense loan agreement

06.12.2017 12:51 GMT

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Armenian lawmakers unanimously ratified today the $100-million defense loan agreement signed with Russia in Yerevan on October 24.

26 Daesh suspects arrested in Istanbul

06.12.2017 11:12 GMT

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At least 26 foreigners have been arrested for their suspected links to Daesh terrorist organization in counterterror operations in Istanbul, police sources said on Wednesday.

The Diplomatic Elephant in the Room: Armenia's Russian Oligarch Consul General

06.12.2017 10:08 GMT

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Deputy chief of Armenian armed forces general staff resigns

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Turkish PM says Trump’s plan for Jerusalem ‘unlawful'

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Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said Wednesday the U.S. plan for Jerusalem is “unlawful”.

At least 50 are feared wounded after passenger, freight trains collide in Germany

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Poverty level in Armenia today remains higher than 2008 pre-financial crisis rate

05.12.2017 22:22 GMT

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The poverty level in Armenia today remains higher than the rate registered in 2008, just before the global financial crisis, Hetq reports.

US’ Jerusalem move could cut Turkey’s diplomatic relations with Israel: Erdoğan

05.12.2017 15:00 GMT

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Washington’s potential recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel could prompt the cutting of Turkey’s diplomatic relations with Israel, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said on Dec. 5.

Iran ready for intelligence cooperation with Russia to counter drug trafficking

05.12.2017 09:21 GMT

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Tehran believes the development of intelligence cooperation with Moscow to be important for countering drug trafficking, Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani said in an interview with TASS.

Turkish courts convict 3 over FETO terrorist links

05.12.2017 09:14 GMT

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Three people were convicted and sentenced to jail across Turkey on Monday for being members of the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), the group behind last year’s defeated coup, according to a security source.

No deal in Brexit talks yet, says EU

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No Brexit deal has been “reached today,” European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said Monday, according to Anadolu Agency.

Russia bans 700-kilo fish and seafood supplies to Armenia

04.12.2017 21:06 GMT

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Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance employees banned 710 kg of frozen fish and seafood to be sent to Armenia, press service of Russia’s Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance reported.

Famous Indian actor Shashi Kapoor passes away at 79

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U.S. embassy to Russia to resume some visa services after diplomatic row

04.12.2017 16:51 GMT

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The U.S. Embassy to Russia said on Monday it would restart some visa services in U.S. consulates which it had previously cancelled due to diplomatic expulsions that had left it short-staffed.

NATO and Georgia to discuss Black Sea security

04.12.2017 16:19 GMT

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Foreign Ministers of NATO and Georgia will discuss strengthening of their security cooperation in the Black Sea, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.

Another show-off in Armenian army: military mess around with Sargsyan or who is Sargsyan trying to deceive?

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On December 2, the military clique of Armenia led by Serzh Sargsyan held military drills in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan.

Armenia native first vice president of Argentine Independiente FC arrested

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Noray Nakis, an Armenia native first vice president of one of the leading football clubs of the country Independiente, has been detained as a result of investigation in the case of mafia groups bringing dishonor to Argentina's football.

Six Russian Tu-22M3 bombers hit IS targets in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor province

04.12.2017 09:31 GMT

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Six Russian Tu-22M3 long-haul bombers delivered an airstrike on Islamic State (a terrorist organization outlawed in Russia) targets in the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor, the Russian defense ministry said on Sunday.

19-year-old teen falls from seventh floor in Yerevan

04.12.2017 09:24 GMT

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Nineteen-year-old teen fell from seventeenth floor on Rostomi Street, on December 2 in Yerevan.

Erdogan: Armenia remains beyond trade and energy projects because of Diaspora influence

04.12.2017 09:21 GMT

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"Armenia, especially under the influence of its diaspora, has blocked all channels for cooperation with us, and therefore remained beyond all energy, transport and trade projects."

Margvelashvili: Georgian society has become aggressive

02.12.2017 15:51 GMT

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Georgian President Georgi Margvelashvili said that Georgian society has recently become aggressive. The comment was made after a case of stabbing between schoolchildren, Vestnik Kavkaza reports.

SpaceX will use the first Falcon Heavy to send a Tesla Roadster to Mars, Elon Musk says

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Always willing to up the stakes of an already difficult situation, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has said the first flight of his company’s Falcon Heavy rocket will be used to send a Tesla Roadster into space.

Russia does not want to enter ban fight with US — top diplomat

02.12.2017 10:21 GMT

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Moscow would not like to enter a ban fight with Washington, which will affect the media of both countries, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday, commenting on the decision to yank RT’s Capitol Hill press credentials.

Boris Johnson to visit Moscow in December - sources

02.12.2017 10:12 GMT

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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson will visit Moscow on December 22 and hold talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov during his trip, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Turkey’s top religious body ‘issues fatwa on hair dye’ Meltem Özgenç

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Turkey’s top religious body, the Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet), has issued a fatwa on hair dye, stating that dyeing men’s hair black is inappropriate according to Islam.

Iran likely to have oil revenues secured for one year

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The oil revenues of Iran are predicted to stay stable over the coming year, thanks to a recent OPEC agreement to keep supply low.

Armenian soldier pleads guilty to murder of fellow serviceman

01.12.2017 23:56 GMT

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Hovhannes Khudaverdyan, a 19-year-old native of the village of Mkhchyan, pleaded guilty to killing a fellow soldier in 2016 and was sentenced to 9 years and 9 months in prison.

Flynn prepared to testify Trump directed him to contact Russians

01.12.2017 22:24 GMT

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ABC News reported on Friday that former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn is prepared to testify that President Donald Trump directed him to make contact with Russians when he was a presidential candidate, APA reports.

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