The US recognition of the Armenian Genocide was more than 100 years coming, but it runs the risk of looking more like realpolitik than a sincere gesture.
Massive fallout with Washington could “cause the Turkish economy to tank”, says analyst. US formal declaration “is a matter of truth, historical justice and security to the Republic of Armenia”, says Armenian PM.
Analyst says comments meant for domestic audience as well and that there are no credible military threats to “back up rhetoric” reminiscent of “Saddam Hussein”.
After previously denying it, Azerbaijan now says that Armenia fired Russian-made rockets during last year’s war. And now they’re trying to make things difficult for Moscow.
Trend towards bigger deals and more fund investment continues, as deal value rises by half to give best Q1 since 2013.
Yerevan, meanwhile, moves towards putting on trial two men from Syria it claims served as mercenaries in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict after being recruited by Turkey to fight for Baku.
Iran stands to be one of the winners of the new regional transportation map.
A third wave of the coronavirus pandemic is sweeping through Emerging Europe. While Russia is expecting to reach herd immunity in the next two months, most other countries of the region have only just started their mass immunisation programmes.
Capital markets take war, the pandemic and political unrest in stride. The second in a two-part series.
After weeks of street protests and counter-protests, a deal is struck for an early poll.
With economies primed to rebound as pandemic restrictions are loosened, consumer prices could rise even further, reawakening an issue that has long been ignored.
Amid continuing calls for snap election in wake of war defeat, governing parties attract 33% backing. Second is oligarch Gagik Tsarukyan's Prosperous Armenia with 3%.
Urges EU to step up efforts to persuade Yerevan time is up for Soviet facility located in earthquake zone.
Islamic Republic’s Caspian Airlines purchases Boeing 737 said to have arrived in Tehran in an emergency landing. Observers smell a rat.
Rally of PM Pashinian, who took to the streets warning a military coup was under way, fails to reach critical mass. Opposition’s rival effort, meanwhile, was a flop.
Move comes after open letter demanding he quit was published by head of general staff of the armed forces.