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Tue, 14 May 2013 12:28:51 +0000 Azerbaijan Starts Military Exercises Near Nagorno-Karabakh Azerbaijan's land and air forces are taking part in the exercises, which are taking place near its mainly Armenian-populated breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh and are expected to last until the end of the week. Read Article Mon, 13 May 2013 06:07:04 +0000 Belarusian, Armenian Presidents Meet Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka holds talks in Yerevan with Armenia’s leadership, including President Serzh Sarkisian. Read Article Thu, 09 May 2013 17:11:21 +0000 Interview: EU's Enlargement Chief Finds Many Ways To Say ‘More Work Needed’ Stefan Fuele, the European Union commissioner for enlargement and neighborhood policy, has called on the EU-hopeful countries of the Eastern Partnership and the Western Balkans to do more to prove their commitment to democratic values. Correspondent Daisy Sindelar spoke to Fuele during his visit to RFE/RL headquarters in Prague on May 9. Read Article Thu, 09 May 2013 13:32:16 +0000 Armenian President Marks Victory Day In Nagorno-Karabakh Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian took part in celebrations of Victor Day, which is also marked in the mainly Armenian-populated territory as the Day of Nagorno-Karabakh's Army and the anniversary of the "liberation of the town of Shusha." Read Article Tue, 07 May 2013 09:21:42 +0000 Aliyev Calls Nagorno-Karabakh A 'Major Impediment' To Regional Integration Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has described the unresolved issue of his country's breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region as a "major impediment" to regional integration. Read Article Mon, 06 May 2013 09:33:09 +0000 Armenian Ruling Party Wins Big In Disputed Yerevan Vote The Central Election Commission said on May 6 that with ballots counted in almost two-thirds of Yerevan’s 464 electoral precincts, President Serzh Sarkisian’s Republican Party of Armenia (HHK) had over 58 percent of the vote, more than enough to return Mayor Taron Markarian to office. Read Article Wed, 01 May 2013 18:16:04 +0000 Report: World Media Freedom At Low Point Media freedom throughout the world declined last year to its lowest point in almost a decade, according to a new report from Freedom House, a U.S.-based democracy-monitoring organization. Read Article Tue, 30 Apr 2013 15:06:35 +0000 Mysterious NGOs Benefit From Armenian Government's Largesse Activists in Armenia recently obtained a list of 31 nongovernmental organizations that have received more than $1 million in state grants. But finding most of these mysterious groups has proven virtually impossible. Read Article Wed, 24 Apr 2013 06:19:28 +0000 Armenia Commemorates Victims Of WWI-Era Mass Killings Thousands of people gathered at a Yerevan memorial to remember the 1.5 million Armenians who were killed in World War I-era Ottoman Turkey. Read Article