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New Push to Settle Karabakh Conflict Made at OSCE Summit

The foreign ministers of over 50 countries making up Europe’s largest security structure praised Armenia and Azerbaijan late Wednesday for their latest pledge to “work intensively” to overcome disagreements hampering the resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

Putting People Above Profit: An Interview with Dr. Ara Khanjian

For its Fall issue, the Armenian Youth Federation’s Haytoug publication sat down with Dr. Ara Khanjian for a candid discussion on the socio-economic realities in Armenia and how the nation could overcome the challenges that have relegated many of the country’s population to a life of poverty and social inequality. Dr. Khanjian is a Professor

Nalbandian Blasts Turkish Disinformation Efforts

YEREVAN (Combined Sources)–Armenian Foreign Minister Eduard Nalbandian Wednesday blasted the Turkish press for taking his recent statemen’s out of context and reaffirmed Armenia’s firm commitment to attaining international recognition of the Armenian Genocide as a foreign policy priority. “The recent publications in the Turkish press on the process of international recognition of the Armenian Genocide

Experts in Additional Unrest Probe Meet, Elect Leader

YEREVAN (RFE/RL)–A five-member group of experts commissioned by President Serzh Sarkisian to conduct a fact-finding probe into the post-election violence met for the first time on Tuesday to elect its leader in accordance with the presidential order of October 23. The group includes two representatives from the governing coalition and the main opposition forces each,

EU Set to Praise Gul, Criticize Government, Military, Judiciary

ANKARA (Hurriyet)–The European Union will praise President Abdullah Gul for his conciliatory role in politics but criticize the government for not presenting a comprehensive reform plan despite its repeated commitmen’s to the EU reform process. In an annual progress report due to be released on Nov. 5 the European Union Commission also complains the military

National Assembly to Regulate Amendments

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–The National Assembly Wednesday discussed a bill “on amending parliament regulations.” The amendment was approved by 81 affirmative votes–with 32 opponents and 26 abstentions. The authors of the bill are deputies David Shahnazarian–Aramazd Zakarian and members of the Republic faction Petros Makeyan and Hovhannes Tokmajian. According to David Shahnazarian–the experience of the past