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Putin, Sarkisian and Aliyev Meet on Karabakh

Putin, Sarkisian and Aliyev Meet on Karabakh

Leaders say conflict should be resolved peacefully
SOCHI–Presidents of Russia, Armenia and Azerbaijan met at the Russian president’s summer residence on Sunday and pledged that the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict must be resolved peacefully.
“I am glad to state that the President of Azerbaijan drew attention to the necessity of resolving the problem peacefully, and the President of [...]

August 10th, 2014

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Putin Meets with Aliyev, Sarkisian

Putin Meets with Aliyev, Sarkisian

A three way meeting of presidents is scheduled for Sunday
SOCHI–Russian President Vladimir Putin held separate meeting on Saturday with is Azerbaijani and Armenian counterparts at Bosharov Ruchey, the presidential residence in this port city. Among the topics discussed according to reports from all sides was the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, over which a tripartite presidential meeting is [...]

August 9th, 2014

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The New York Times Revises Its Own History by Omitting Genocide

The New York Times Revises Its Own History by Omitting Genocide

On this occasion, The New York Times has launched an interactive digital platform on its website chronicling the war, its aftermath and its ramifications on the world today.

August 7th, 2014

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Aliyev Threatens War via Twitter

Aliyev Threatens War via Twitter

It’s a first for social media—especially Twitter. Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev took to the social networking site to threaten war against Armenia and the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic.

August 7th, 2014

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Baku’s Role Seen in Karabakh Businessman’s Arrest

Baku’s Role Seen in Karabakh Businessman’s Arrest

The arrest, on Tuesday, of prominent Karabakh businessman and philanthropist Levon Hayrapetyan in Moscow could have political motivations led by Azerbaijan, according to a statement released by General Arkady Ter-Tadevosyan, commander of the Karabakh forces during the liberation of Shushi.

July 16th, 2014

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Dr. Oz ‘Not Involved’ in ‘Master Plan’ to Deny Genocide

Dr. Oz ‘Not Involved’ in ‘Master Plan’ to Deny Genocide

A “master plan” concocted by the Assembly of Turkish Associations to deny the Armenian Genocide, which hinted at the participation by Dr. Mehmet Oz as one of its spokespersons seems to be hitting a snag before taking off with Dr. Oz rejecting any involvement in the “plan.”

July 8th, 2014

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Electric Shock: A 10% Rate Hike Leads to More Protests

Electric Shock: A 10% Rate Hike Leads to More Protests

Armenia’s Public Service Regulatory Commission unanimously approved a 10 percent rate hike in residential electricity bills effective August 1, despite protests that often turned violent in weeks leading up to the decision.

July 1st, 2014

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Aliyev Vows War as US Presses for Karabakh Summit

Aliyev Vows War as US Presses for Karabakh Summit

Frustrated by what he calls a failure by the OSCE Minsk Group to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev threatened war against Artsakh, while the Minsk Group US Co-chairman urged Aliyev and Armenia’s President Serzh Sarkisian to meet in Paris for Karabakh talks.

June 27th, 2014

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Lavrov Visits Armenia, But What’s Up With the Eurasian Agreement?

Lavrov Visits Armenia, But What’s Up With the Eurasian Agreement?

I will treat this as Asbarez’s news recording of a visit to Armenia by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday, since most of the official statements and reporting reflect an exchange of niceties and praise for the two countries’ centuries-old friendship and expressions of hope for advancement of trade and other cooperation agreements.

June 23rd, 2014

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Clinton’s Version of the Turkey-Armenia Protocols Process

Clinton’s Version of the Turkey-Armenia Protocols Process

In reading Hillary Rodham Clinton’s book “Hard Choices,” which hit bookstores Tuesday, one is led to believe that she was the architect of the dangerous Turkey-Armenia Protocols, elevating the US’s role in the doomed process, to which both Armenia and Turkey have laid claim.

June 11th, 2014

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65 Armenian Families Forced Out of Mosul amid Extremist Takeover

65 Armenian Families Forced Out of Mosul amid Extremist Takeover

According to sources at the Armenian Prelacy in Iraq, 65 Armenian families and a priest in Mosul were forced out of the city after Islamist militants raided the city and took control of Iraq’s second largest city, reported the Aztag Daily newspaper.

June 10th, 2014

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Ankara’s Meddling in Our Community Must be Rejected

Ankara’s Meddling in Our Community Must be Rejected

Months before the Turkish Prime Minister’s now infamous and patronizing April 23 “condolence message” to Armenians, the wheels were in motion here in Southern California to organize another “dialogue” between Turks and Armenians to promote “understanding” between the two societies.

May 14th, 2014

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Winner Emerges at Microsoft Contest in Armenia

Winner Emerges at Microsoft Contest in Armenia

The Blum Light team was named the winner of the Armenian national qualifying round of the Imagine Cup 2014 technology contest, Microsoft Innovation Center in Armenia said today. The jury selected this team for its Fluff Planet application.

May 5th, 2014

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Erdogan Tells Charlie Rose There Was No Genocide

Erdogan Tells Charlie Rose There Was No Genocide

On Sunday’s edition of Charlie Rose, the veteran reporter asked Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan whether the Turkish Prime Minister would use the word Genocide in describing the events of 1915.

April 29th, 2014

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