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Some 10,000 protesters rallied in the Armenian capital on June 28, defying police threats to forcefully break up the demonstration against the government's controversial move to hike electricity prices.
YEREVAN, Armenia - The Associated Press
Street protests in the Armenian capital against a hike in electricity prices grew on June 23 evening, with an estimated 7,000 people joining a second attempt to march toward the presidential residence even after riot police had used water cannons to forcefully disperse demonstrators.
MOVSES - Agence France-Presse
Locals sigh with relief as their Armenian village of Movses, close to the border with Azerbaijan, disappears in the lilac mist rolling down from the Kardash mountain, where Azeri snipers have fortified positions.
TBILISI - Agence France-Presse
Lions, tigers, bears and other wild animals escaped from a zoo in the Georgian capital Tbilisi June 14, adding to chaos caused by flooding that killed at least 10 people, officials said.
Azerbaijani officials say 16 people have died and more than 50 have been injured in a fire at an apartment building in Baku, the capital. Here are the photos of the massive fire that quickly engulfed the 16-story apartment building.
BAKU - Reuters
Azerbaijan has given the Organisation for Security and Cooperation (OSCE) in Europe one month to halt its operations in the former Soviet republic, months before a parliamentary election this autumn, the OSCE said on June 9.
BAKU - Anadolu Agency
An Azerbaijani soldier was killed in border clashes with Armenian forces, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defense has announced.
Georgia has threatened to revoke pro-Western former president Mikheil Saakashvili's citizenship after he was granted a Ukrainian passport and appointed as governor of the strategic Odessa region.
BAKU - Associated Press
Azerbaijan’s Central Bank has suddenly devalued the country’s currency by 33.5 percent against the dollar.
Armenian forces on killed on April 16 an Azerbaijani soldier in the latest breach of a ceasefire between the arch-foes locked in a simmering conflict over the disputed Nagorny Karabakh region, officials in Baku said
BAKU - Agence France-Presse
Police in Azerbaijan have detained a dozen journalists working for US-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty amid an ongoing crackdown on the outlet that Washington and rights groups decry.
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