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President Vladimir Putin has signed a law ratifying a deal with the Syrian government allowing Russia to keep its air base in Syria for almost half a century, official documents show
BAKU - Agence France-Presse
Activists in Azerbaijan held a rare street rally in protest against the French parliament's vote on a law making it illegal to deny...
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BISHKEK - Agence France-Presse
Almazbek Atambayev was inaugurated as president of Kyrgyzstan today, in a ceremony highlighting a rare peaceful transition of presidential power in the violence-scarred...
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
A gunman in Russia’s troubled Caucasus region of Dagestan shot dead a leading journalist who founded a newspaper known for criticism of the local authorities, officials said Dec. 16.
PARIS / YEREVAN
Sarkozy landed in Yerevan on yesterday for his first stop in a tour of the Caucasus, telling Armenian media that “everybody must have courage” to call” 1915 events “as genocide.”
TBILISI - Agence France-Presse
The strongman leader of Georgian breakaway region South Ossetia is set to resign on Dec.10 in a deal with the opposition to end a crisis that has rocked the tiny Russian-backed province, local media reported.
MOSCOW – The Associated Press
Investigators say a powerful car bomb killed eight people, including an 11-year-old girl and a police officer, in Russia’s volatile Dagestan province.
Government troops fired warning shots in the air yesterday as thousands rallied to support a presidential candidate whose apparent victory over a Kremlin-backed rival was annulled in the breakaway Georgian province of South Ossetia.
TBILISI - Agence France Press
Swiss mediators in talks between foes Russia and Georgia aimed at overcoming one of the last barriers to Moscow's WTO membership tabled their "final proposal" on Thursday, a Georgian official said.