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1 hr ago | ARMINFO news agency

Georgi Kolarov: The second Nagorno-Karabakh war is inevitable

Mr. Kolarov, do you think it is possible to draw a parallel between the past Bulgaria-Macedonia relations and the current Armenia-Artsakh ones? On 2 August 1903, in the territory of present-day Macedonia and Northwestern Greece the Bulgarians' biggest anti-Ottoman rebellion broke out.

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5 hrs ago | Today.Az

July month of joy, stress, thrill for 60,000 in Azerbaijan

By AzerNews The future of some 60,000 Azerbaijani students was decided in July as they sit for the entrance exam, graduating from secondary schools to universities.

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5 hrs ago | Trend

Russia may stop funding Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan

Baku, Azerbaijan, August 1 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Russian Finance Ministry plans to stop funding Baikonur Cosmodrome located in Kazakhstan as of 2016, Russian Izvestia newspaper reported on August 1. The financing of space industry in the draft federal budget for 2016-2018 sharply decreased in the last two weeks, a source in the Russian ... (more)

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Groong

Hidden Europe: The eye-opening spots you've never heard of

Sydney Morning Herald, Australia July 30 2014 Hidden Europe: The eye-opening spots you've never heard of Travel DateJuly 29, 2014 Expect the unexpected when you venture to the ancient Caucasus, writes Isobel King.

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RPA: Nagorno-Karabakh Prime Minister's statement had no message to negotiators

RPA member: Nagorno-Karabakh Prime Minister's statement had no message to negotiators by David Stepanyan Wednesday, July 30, 15:10 The statement of the Nagorno-Karabakh Prime Minister had no special message to the negotiators engaged in the Karabakh peace process, Vahram Baghdasaryan, Head of the Parliamentary Faction of the ruling Republican Party ... (more)

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Not Drawn In By Geopolitical Struggle

Caucasus Business Forecast Report July 29, 2014 Tuesday Not Drawn In By Geopolitical Struggle BMI View: Azerbaijan 's government will refrain from commit ting to deeper integration with the EU or the Eurasian Economic Union , as it attempts to play one off against the other in order to secure investment from both sides.

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Weekday Magazine

Azerbaijan Gets Tough In Bid To Silence Its Loudest Critic

In a video posted in April, the 58-year-old activist stands outside a Baku police station shouting as loudly as possible that she was detained for hours without being allowed to eat and only being allowed to use the restroom in the company of a male police officer.

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Trend

Azerbaijan starts overhaul at railway section westward

"Azerbaijan Railways" CJSC started overhaul at the 2.3 kilometer Padar-Sygyrly section as part of the overhaul of the Baku-Boyuk Kesik railway , the company said on July 31. The company completed repairing a section of the Baku-Boyuk Kesik railway in December 2013 which extends for 317 kilometers.

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Arka News Agency

OSCE monitoring of line of contact between Karabakh and Azerbaijan to take place Friday

STEPANAKERT, July 31. /ARKA/. The OSCE Mission is to carry out on Friday a planned monitoring of the contact line between Nagorno-Karabakh and Azerbaijan, north of Kuropatkino village in Martuni region, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic , the press office of NKR's foreign ministry reported.

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Today.Az

Azerbaijan becoming self-sufficient as cuts food import

By AzerNews Ensuring food security remains a challenge for Azerbaijan, which could decrease its dependence on import food products.

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Today.Az

Azerbaijan received flag of International Chemistry Olympiad - PHOTOS

By AzerNews The 46th International Chemistry Olympiad was held in the capital of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Hanoi from July 20 to 29. The event brought together 291 pupils from 77 counties.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Trend

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake jolts Kazakhstan

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 31 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale was recorded in Kazakh Almaty region on July 31, Kazakhstan's Seismological Expedition of the Science Committee under Education and Science Ministry reported.

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Armenian Liberty

Yerevan Reaffirms Support For Karabakh Peace Plan

President Serzh Sarkisian underlined on Wednesday his apparent differences with the political leadership of Nagorno-Karabakh when he reiterated that international mediators' existing plan to end the conflict with Azerbaijan is largely acceptable to Armenia.

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Azerbaijani Central Bank decreases discount rate

By Ilaha Mammadli - Trend: The discount rate has been decreased by 0.75 percentage points and stood at 3.5 percent on .

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Azerbaijan demands ICRC to return Azerbaijanis taken hostage by Armenians

Azerbaijan has demanded the International Committee of the Red Cross to take serious measures and return the Azerbaijanis taken hostage by Armenians in Azerbaijan's occupied Kalbajar region.

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Trend

Barack Obama congratulates Ilham Aliyev on Ramadan holiday

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 30 Trend: The U.S. President Barack Obama has sent a congratulatory letter to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on Ramadan holiday.

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Trend

Armenians violate ceasefire over 110 times during last 24 hours

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 30 Trend: Armenian armed forces violated the ceasefire with Azerbaijan 111 times in different locations of the contact line between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops last night, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said on July 30. Armenian armed forces opened fire from the positions located at the nameless heights and the villages ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

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Road of Bones 2014: Week 4 Recap

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Madrid Principles 'Unacceptable,' Says Artsakh Prime Minister

Madrid Principles 'Unacceptable,' Says Artsakh Prime Minister Monday, July 28th, 2014 STEPANAKERT--The prime minister of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, Ara Harutunian said Monday that the so-called Madrid Principles, based on which the OSCE Minsk Group is mediating a resolution to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, are "unacceptable," reported RFE/RL.

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Armenian Liberty

Armenian Defense Chief Visits Karabakh Frontline

Defense Minister Seyran Ohanian has toured "the line of contact" around Nagorno-Karabakh as part of what military authorities in Stepanakert described on Tuesday as Armenian efforts to neutralize increased ceasefire violations by Azerbaijani troops.

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