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Air Armenia Blames Russia For Suspensions

Air Armenia, a passengar and cargo airline based in Yerevan, has suspended all passenger flights until at least December 20 over financial difficulties the firm is blaming on Russia. More

Russia Airline Plans Yerevan-Crimea Flights

The Grozny Air civil aviation company, based in the Russia's Chechnya region, is pressing ahead with plans to launch regular flights from Yerevan to Crimea, despite protests from Kyiv. More

Azerbaijani President İlham Aliyev (left), French President Francois Hollande (center) and Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian in Paris for talks on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict on October 27.

Armenia Says Karabakh Talks 'Constructive'

The presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan have met for a third time in less than three months over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. More

Armenian PM Rules Out Early Vote

Armenian Prime Minister Hovik Abrahamian has dismissed opposition calls for an immediate change of government, saying that if such a change is to take place, it will not be through early elections. More

Two Azeri Citizens On Trial In Karabakh

Two Azerbaijani citizens went on trial in the country's breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region on October 27. More

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Azerbaijan Moderates Stance At Paris Karabakh Talks

Few observers seriously believed that the Paris talks between the Armenian and Azerbaijani leaders would yield significant progress, let alone a breakthrough, in resolving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. But a softening of Baku's negotiating position is one of several reasons why the meeting may herald a new phase in the talks. More

Armenian Opposition Launches New Wave Of Protests

For the third time in three years, the Armenian opposition has announced the start of a nationwide campaign to bring about regime change, or at least wrest significant political concessions from the country's leaders. Whether this attempt to bring about what one leading figure termed "a velvet revolution as a result of peaceful popular pressure" will succeed where the previous two failed is questionable, however. More
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Features & Commentary

Journalist Group Says Reporters' Killers Almost Never Face Justice

Murdering journalists is one way to keep the public in the dark about criminal activities. It is also virtually risk-free, since worldwide 90 percent of the killers never face justice.

In Many Countries, Distance From Ebola Brings A Sense Of Safety

In many parts of Eurasia, people think they are far enough away from Africa to be safe from Ebola. Is that a false sense of security?
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