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CUSTOM UNION CHALLENGE

Karen Tovmasyan

Armenian and EU officials will meet to negotiate on a new framework for bilateral relations, which would be in line with Armenia’s upcoming membership in Custom Union.

WORLD PRESS FREEDOM REPORT

Ara Harutyunyan

"Reporters without Borders" publishes World Press Freedom Index annual report about freedom of media in the world.

RUSSIA CANCELS SOUTH STREAM

Karen Tovmasyan

President of Russian Federation Vladimir Putin stated yesterday inTurkey that the government drops down the construction of "South Stream" pipeline.

THREE FOREIGNERS IN UKRAINIAN GOVERNMENT

Karen Tovmasyan

Ukrainian General Rada submitted the new Ukrainian government led by prime-minister Arseniy Yacenyuk. There are 3 foreigners appointed as members of the Ukrainian government.

NATO WARNS GEORGIA

Karen Tovmasyan

"If the leadership of NATO member countries will have a feeling that in Georgia there is evidence of political persecution of political opponents, it will not contribute to the process of tightening relations with the alliance".

FREE KHADIJA ISMAYILOVA

"Freedom for Khadija Ismayilova!" "Freedom is more important than Gas!" "Azerbaijan government - respect international human rights law!" - said the posters at the demonstration for the release of Radio Liberty journalist Khadija Ismayilova.

GLOBAL MILITARIZATION INDEX 2014

Karen Tovmasyan

wo countries of the South Caucasus region Armenia and Azerbaijan are consider to be among the most militarized states of the world.

OPPOSITION MP ATTACKED IN ARMENIA

Karen Tovmasyan

Armenian National Assembly MP Aram Manukyan was attacked by unknown in front of his house late night on December 11.

EU REACTS ON RECENT ATTACKS IN ARMENIA

Karen Tovmasyan

The European Union Delegation in Armenia issued a statement expressing concern over the recent attacks on the civil society activists and opposition politicians.

TAXI DRIVERS' STRIKE IN ARMENIA

Anushik Avetyan

Taxi drivers strike started on December 17 and still goes on. The price increase on gas has brought drivers into the street.

MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS STARTED IN AZERBAIJAN

Ara Harutyunyan

Municipal elections started today in Azerbaijan. According to Cental Election Comiteee 4,819,382 voters are registred. The ballots include 37,077 candidates from 30 political parties.