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Azerbaijan's state-run oil company closes down private schools which it took over from a Gülen-linked company
YEREVAN - Agence France-Presse
Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sarkisian resigned Thursday, the deputy parliament speaker told AFP, saying the premier had been looking to leave his post for a month.
Armenia on Sunday named parliament speaker Ovik Abraamian as its new prime minister.
ASTANA, Kazakhstan - Agence France-Presse
Kazakhstan's Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov and his entire government resigned Wednesday, the authorities in the Central Asian country said.
BAKU - Agence France-Presse
Isa Shakhmarli, chairman of Azerbaijan Free LGBT, a Baku-based gay rights advocacy group, was found dead after reportedly hanging himself using the rainbow-coloured flag
Azerbaijani authorities have arrested the head of an independent election monitoring group after it criticized presidential polls
BISHKEK - Reuters
Kyrgyzstan's President Almazbek Atambayev accepted the government's resignation on Wednesday
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
The United States said Thursday it was concerned by the arrest of a prominent journalist in Azerbaijan who has been charged with spying for Armenia.
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
A website sympathetic to Islamist militants fighting Russian rule in the North Caucasus said on Tuesday the insurgency's leader, Doku Umarov, had been killed.
Azerbaijani forces say they have captured an Armenian spy following the latest in a series of tit-for-tat raids along the volatile frontier between the two arch-foes
TBILISI - Agence France-Presse
At least 17 prison inmates in Georgia were hospitalised on Monday with self-inflicted stab wounds as a larger protest over alleged mistreatment rocked the ex-Soviet state's penal system
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