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Azerbaijani human rights defender Leyla Yunus

Armenian Journalist Sends Open Letter To Jailed Azerbaijani Activist

A leading Armenian journalist has voiced concern over the fate of Leyla Yunus, a prominent human rights activist imprisoned in Azerbaijan, amid reports about Yunus's deteriorating health. More

Armenia Buries Helicopter Crew With Military Honors

Three Armenian helicopter crewmen who were killed when their military aircraft was shot down on November 12 by Azerbaijani forces have been buried with full military honors. More

Armenian Defense Minister Seiran Ohanian visits with troops in October.

Armenia Vows Reply To Azeri 'Provocation'

Armenia's defense chief says his nation will retaliate against "any provocation by Azerbaijan from now on" following the downing of a helicopter by Azerbaijani forces near the breakaway territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. More

Karabkah Says It Killed Azeri Soldiers

Nagorno-Karabakh says its forces have killed two Azerbaijani soldiers in an operation to recover the bodies of three crew members whose helicopter was shot down by Azerbaijan earlier this month. More

Russian Duma Paves Way For Kyrgyzstan's 'Eurasian' Integration

Russia's lower parliament house on November 21 ratified an agreement governing economic cooperation with Kyrgyzstan as it integrates with "Eurasian" structures that President Vladimir Putin is using to tighten Moscow's ties with other former Soviet republics. 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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