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International School Officially Opens in Dilijan

International School Officially Opens in Dilijan

The United World Colleges’ (UWC) first ever international school in Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States, UWC Dilijan, held its official opening in Armenia’s north-eastern resort town on Saturday.

October 14th, 2014

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Visiting EU Lawmaker Backs Artsakh’s Right to Self-Determination

Visiting EU Lawmaker Backs Artsakh’s Right to Self-Determination

“We must do our best to have the right of Artsakh’s people to self-determination recognized,” Member of the European Parliament and Head of the EU-Armenia Friendship Group Dr. Eleni Theocharous declared in Stepanakert on Tuesday.

October 14th, 2014

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Artsakh, Belgian Universities Vow Educational Cooperation

Artsakh, Belgian Universities Vow Educational Cooperation

On Oct. 13, Artsakh State University and Belgium’s Catholic University of Leuven signed a “declaration of cooperation” in Stepanakert.

October 14th, 2014

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Over 10,000 Attend Opposition Rally in Yerevan

Over 10,000 Attend Opposition Rally in Yerevan

More than 10,000 people flocked to Liberty Square Friday to attend a widely publicized anti-government rally organized by three opposition political parties represented in the country’s National Assembly.

October 10th, 2014

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Armenia Joins Eurasian Union

Armenia Joins Eurasian Union

After months of delay, Armenia formally joined the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) of Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan on Friday, drawing praise from Russian President Vladimir Putin.

October 10th, 2014

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Baku Returns Body of Slain Armenian

Baku Returns Body of Slain Armenian

The body of Karen Petrosyan, an Armenian civilian killed under Azerbaijani custody, has been returned to Armenia, Azeri news agency APA reports.

October 10th, 2014

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Crowds Attend Opposition Rally in Gyumri

Crowds Attend Opposition Rally in Gyumri

Armenia’s three main opposition parties rallied thousands of supporters in Gyumri on Wednesday, ending a two-week regional tour aimed at drumming up popular support for their larger anti-government protests planned in Yerevan.

October 9th, 2014

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Brussels Urges Baku to Return Slain Armenian’s Body

Brussels Urges Baku to Return Slain Armenian’s Body

Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muznieks urged Baku on Thursday to return the body of Armenian citizen Karen Petrosyan, who was killed in Azerbaijan.

October 9th, 2014

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PACE Sides with Azeri Policy on Artsakh

PACE Sides with Azeri Policy on Artsakh

Artsakh’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has condemned a recent decision by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) to prepare a report titled “Escalation of Violence in Nagorno-Karabakh and Other Occupied Territories of Azerbaijan.”

October 9th, 2014

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Olympics Chief Promises Safety to Armenian Athletes at Baku Games

Olympics Chief Promises Safety to Armenian Athletes at Baku Games

President Serzh Sarkisian received a delegation headed by the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach, who has arrived in the Republic of Armenia on a working visit.

October 9th, 2014

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Defense Minister Meets with Returned Armenian POW

Defense Minister Meets with Returned Armenian POW

Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian met with Hakob Injighulian and his family on Wednesday. The Defense Minister thanked the recently returned Armenian soldier, taken captive by Azeri authorities a year ago, for his courage and patriotic behavior.

October 8th, 2014

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CSTO Chief Visits Armenian-Azeri Border

CSTO Chief Visits Armenian-Azeri Border

Secretary General of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) Nikolay Bordyuzha visited Armenian military positions at the border with Azerbaijan, accompanied by Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian and Deputy Defense Minister David Tonoyan.

October 8th, 2014

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Baku Says No Legal Basis for Artsakh to Try Azeri Commandos

Baku Says No Legal Basis for Artsakh to Try Azeri Commandos

The Azerbaijani Ministry of Foreign Affairs declared Wednesday that Nagorno Karabakh has no legal basis on which to prosecute two Azerbaijani citizens detained three months ago, referring to Shahbaz Guliyev and Dilham Askerov, who entered the town of Karvachar in July, killing one Armenian.

October 8th, 2014

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Cargo train derails in Armenia; investigation under way

Cargo train derails in Armenia; investigation under way

Ten cars of a cargo train carrying gold ore derailed Tuesday night in Armenia on the Shorzha-Vardenis railway in Gegharkunik province, the press office of the South Caucasus Railway CISC reports.

October 8th, 2014

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