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Azerbaijan taunting Iran with Azerbaijani confab, Israel visit Through Tuesday, April 23 — Azerbaijan has sent its foreign minister to Israel this week for the first time since the former Soviet republic re-embraced its Islamic heritage 22 years...
Tags: John Kerry, Iran, Beijing (China), Bashar Assad, Barack Obama
MOSCOW -- An Armenian presidential candidate was wounded in a shooting attack Thursday night that disrupted campaigning in the former Soviet republic less than three weeks before the election. Paruyr Hayrikyan of the moderate opposition National Self-...
Tags: Serzh Sargsyan, Mexico, Government, Yerevan (Armenia), Armenia
Sporadic sniper fire over sandbagged trenches that separate Armenians and Azerbaijanis across the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh has been a routine feature of daily life throughout the 19 years that the two sides have grudgingly observed a cease-...
World NowOn Russia’s annual Day of National Unity holiday, more than 5,000 young nationalistic protesters took to the streets of the nation’s capital, denouncing President Vladimir Putin and demanding his ouster....
World NowA Russian radio journalist known for reporting on the country’s auto industry and corrupt traffic police and who recently referred to the prophet Muhammad as a businessman was stabbed outside his home, police said Tuesday....
World NowThe United States and much of Western Europe trimmed their military spending because of budget constraints, according to new data from by a Stockholm-based think tank. The slight drop in the United States, the biggest military spender worldwide, helped...
Babylon & BeyondIn a turn of events that has both Georgian and American diplomats walking on eggshells, Georgia and Iran agreed this week to eliminate visa restrictions and resume direct flights between Tbilisi and Tehran. This new open-border policy comes at a......
Babylon & BeyondArmenia finds itself in an unfriendly neighborhood and engaged in a highly militarized 20-year territorial dispute with Azerbaijan over the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave. It has long pulled off a diplomatic coup, maintaining simultaneous close relations with...
I've always loved Passover, ever since I was a little girl. Long before I understood it as the Festival of Freedom that celebrates the ancient Israelites' exodus from slavery in Egypt, to me it was the holiday of difference. Indeed, it was — and...
THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY IS looking at ways to tinker with its presidential primary schedule for 2008. It's a commendable impulse. The primary season has become a frenzied blur as more and more states have elbowed their way to the top of the calendar to...
In recent days, there has been a remarkable change in Western opinion about the August war between Georgia and Russia over my homeland of South Ossetia. The New York Times, the BBC and Human Rights Watch have reported extensive evidence of U.S.-armed...
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