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46 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Groong

Paris meeting between Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan might be cancelled

Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia July 25 2014 Paris meeting between Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan might be cancelled 25 July 2014 - 4:15pm The Paris meeting of Azerbaijani and Armenian Presidents Ilham Aliyev and Serzh Sargsyan, initiated by the President of France, Francois Hollande, is likely to be cancelled.

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The Advocate

Wedding toast a matter of rice and death

My neighbor asked me to accompany him to a wedding. As the sole American in town - let alone one of just a few dozen in the country - townspeople often asked me to join them for local events.

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Groong

The Dangerous Complacency of the Mediators

THE DANGEROUS COMPLACENCY OF THE MEDIATORS http://artsakhtert.com/eng/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1522:-the-dangerous-complacency-of-the-mediators&catid=3:all&Itemid=4 Friday, 25 July 2014 16:25 On July 22, the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairmen held separate meetings with Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan Eduard Nalbandian and ... (more)

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Today.Az

Burning issues forces Nagorno-Karabakh conflict on back burner for U.S.

By Claude Salhani - Trend: There is a need to renew efforts to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict once and for all, said US ambassador to Azerbaijan, Richard Morningstar, at a farewell event on July, 24, in Baku.

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Trend

Iran Khodro, Peugeot to establish joint company

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 26 By Fatih Karimov - Trend: French car maker Peugeot has put in a request for establishing a joint company.

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Trend

Azerbaijani business spent 55% of concessional financing for 2014

The National Fund for Entrepreneurship Support under the Ministry of Economy and Industry of Azerbaijan has allocated a loan in the amount of 14.3 million AZN on favorable terms to the 22 business entities of Baku`s Sabunchu district, the ministry reported.

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Trend

Sanctions against Russia may hit Tajikistan

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 25 By Elena Kosolapova- Trend: The U.S. and European sanctions against Russia may have a negative impact on Tajikistan's economy, Avesta.Tj reported with the reference to Tajik official.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Groong

Detained Azerbaijani saboteur has mysteriously avoided punishment for ...

Detained Azerbaijani saboteur has mysteriously avoided punishment for drug trafficking in his home country 16:56 24/07/2014 >> REGION Dilham Askerov, the member of an armed group of Azerbaijanis detained at the beginning of July in Karvachar, had earlier been under investigation in Azerbaijan on the charges of drug trafficking.

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CNN

A young activist from Azerbaijan kidnapped.

Kerimov Faraj Ragif oglu is an opposition activist, the member of "Musavat" party.

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Armenian Liberty

Families Of Azerbaijanis Held In Karabakh Seek Putin's Mediation

Nagorno-Karabakh - A photo of Shahbaz Quliyev, an Azerbaijani who, according to Karabakh's Defense Ministry, was detained during an attempt of sabotage, Stepanakert, 11Jul,2014 Relatives of two Azerbaijanis who have been arrested in Nagorno-Karabakh on charges of espionage and subversive activities want Russia to mediate their release.

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EurasiaNet

Azerbaijan Keeps Mum about Bust on Georgia Heroin Highway

Even in the best of times, the Azerbaijani government is not a talkative bunch. But their stone-wall silence after northern neighbor Georgia triumphantly confiscated roughly $175-million worth of liquid heroin on the Georgian-Azerbaijani border has sparked questions about the reasons for their reserve.

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Trend

Azerbaijani president reviews newly-built office building of Finance Ministry

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has reviewed the newly-built office building of the Ministry of Finance.

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Trend

Former Kyrgyz president sentenced to life imprisonment

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 25 By Elena Kosolapova- Trend: Kyrgyz military court sentenced Former President Kurmanbek Bakiyev and his brother Zhanysh Bakiyev to life imprisonment in their absence, K-News reported on July 25. Kurmanbek Bakiyev and Zhanysh Bakiyev were found guilty in the case concerning mass disorders in April 2010 when up to 86 people ... (more)

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