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9 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

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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17 hrs ago | Trend

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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17 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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

Motorcycle USA

Road of Bones 2014: Week 4 Recap

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Groong

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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CNN

Azerbaijan marks Ramadan Holiday

Aziz Karimov captured these images of Muslims gathered at the Fatimeyi Zehra Mosque in Baku, Azerbaijan, to perform the holiday prayer in connection with the end of Ramadan.

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Armenian Liberty

U.S. Commitment To Karabakh Peace 'Renewed'

The United States will continue to press for a peaceful resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with renewed vigor, the U.S. ambassador in Yerevan, John Heffern said on Tuesday.

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Trend

Iran's oil output increases by 131 tbpd in 2014

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 29 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: US Energy Information Administration announced that Iran ranked third in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries , producing 3.247 million barrels per day of oil in first four months of 2014.

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Trend

Iran is against Hamas disarmament

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 29 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has criticized efforts on disarmament of Palestinian armed groups including Hamas.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Condemn airline attack

The shooting down of the Malaysia Airliner MH17 shows the world the devastating carnage when civilian airplanes used for commercial flights are targeted in the war games between governments.

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The Hill

Friends with money: A new dynamic in foreign affairs

The old saw about money making the world go around has been the mantra of successive U.S. administrations and Congresses, as they have sought to buy the loyalty of other nations by dispensing untold amounts to enemies they hoped would become friends.

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Foreign Policy

The Uprooted

In early June, a sniper from Azerbaijan reportedly killed two soldiers from Armenia along the two countries' border.

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Horizon

Yerevan Angry at Russian Arms Sales to Baku

For the first time, the Armenian president has criticised Russia for selling weapons to Azerbaijan, fuelling a boom in arms acquisitions that his country cannot match.

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Trend

Armenian armed forces violate ceasefire over 90 times in past 24 hours

Armenian armed forces violated the ceasefire with Azerbaijan 92 times in different locations of the contact line between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops last night, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reported on July 28. Armenian Armed Forces opened fire from the positions located in the villages of Barekamavan, Savarshavan and Dovekh of Armenia`s ... (more)

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Today.Az

Armenian servicemen on wanted list for terrorist acts against Azerbaijanis

By AzerNews Azerbaijan has declared wanted about 300 Armenian soldiers over committing terrorist acts and other crimes against Azerbaijanis.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Groong

Crucial Choice: Armenia mulling over 'geopolitically important' energy deals

Energy Monitor Worldwide July 25, 2014 Friday Crucial Choice: Armenia mulling over 'geopolitically important' energy deals Armenia's energy sector is facing a crucial choice.

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Groong

Azerbaijan will not run the risk of withdrawing from Osce MG - Arman Melikyan

Azerbaijan will not run the risk of withdrawing from OSCE Minsk Group - Arman Melikyan 21:30 * 25.07.14 Despite Azerbaijan voicing its discontent with the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process and the Minsk Group format, ex-FM of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Arman Melikyan told Tert.am that Azerbaijan will not run the risk of leaving the MG format.

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