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  1. Turkish Fears Of Kurds Pretext To Bomb Syria: AnalystRead the original story

    35 min ago | Groong

    TURKISH FEARS OF KURDS PRETEXT TO BOMB SYRIA: ANALYST Press TV, Iran July 6 2015 Press TV has conducted an interview with Edward Corrigan, a political commentator in Ontario, to ask for his insight on Turkey's military deployment on the Syrian border. The following is a rough transcription of the interview.

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  2. Investigation Of Police Brutality In Armenian Protests Will Be Theater At Its BestRead the original story

    35 min ago | Groong

    INVESTIGATION OF POLICE BRUTALITY IN ARMENIAN PROTESTS WILL BE THEATER AT ITS BEST Kyiv Post, Ukraine July 6 2015 July 6, 2015, 10:04 a.m. Op-ed -- by Armine Sahakyan Armenia's equivalent of the FBI has announced that it is investigating police use of force against demonstrators protesting a planned electricity-rate increase. Armenians who are cynical about the government's intentions -- and that is most of us -- do not see anything coming from the Investigative Committee's pronouncement.

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  3. Armenians Have Lost Faith In RussiaRead the original story

    44 min ago | Groong

    Al Jazeera After more than a week of sustained protests over increasing electricity prices, Armenian activists have demonstrated a new sense of empowerment in the face of an increasingly embattled government. But it is actually the broader implications of this unrest in Armenia that is much more significant, for two distinct reasons.

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  4. Armenia Wants Best Of Both WorldsRead the original story

    44 min ago | Groong

    ARMENIA WANTS BEST OF BOTH WORLDS Institute for War and Peace Reporting, UK IWPR Caucasus Reporting #782 July 6 2015 Six months ago, it looked like Armenia had made a final, definitive choice to align itself with Russia rather than the European Union. By Arshaluis Mghdesyan But now the government in Yerevan seems to be reaching out to Brussels again and seeking something like the kind of Association Agreement that it abandoned nearly two years ago - and officials insist that Moscow is comfortable with this.

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  5. Site Of Electric Yerevan Protests Re-Opens To TrafficRead the original story

    45 min ago | Groong

    OPENS TO TRAFFIC Georgia Today, Georgia July 6 2015 After a 15-day blockade of Baghramian Avenue, one of the main central streets in Yerevan, police today re-opened the road to traffic but only after several arrests were made as some demonstrators refused to leave. Organizers of the demonstration confirmed that 46 activists had been detained while there have also been reports of at least one demonstrator being hospitalized.

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  6. Fresh Protests In Armenia Over Energy Price IncreaseRead the original story

    45 min ago | Groong

    FRESH PROTESTS IN ARMENIA OVER ENERGY PRICE INCREASE Ghana Pulse, Ghana July 6 2015 46 detainedFresh protests in Armenia over energy price increase Demonstrations over price hikes continue after police clear key artery in capital that protesters had blocked for weeks. Published: 06.07.2015 Albert Benefo Bubeng Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in a central square in the Armenian capital to continue protests over energy price hikes after police cleared a key artery they had blocked for weeks.

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  7. Armenian Police Disperse Protest After 2 Weeks - Helena Independent RecordRead the original story

    46 min ago | Groong

    ARMENIAN POLICE DISPERSE PROTEST AFTER 2 WEEKS - HELENA INDEPENDENT RECORD Thrasher Backer July 6 2015 July 6, 2015 Armenia's Police state that they will open Yerevan's Baghramyan Avenue after electricity rate hike protesters succeeded in closing the main artery for two weeks. Protesters in the impoverished ex- Soviet state have been demonstrating since June 19 to demand a 16-percent hike in electricity tariffs be scrapped.

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  8. Genocide, The Gravest And Hardest Crime To ProveRead the original story

    47 min ago | Groong

    GENOCIDE, THE GRAVEST AND HARDEST CRIME TO PROVE Expatica Netherlands July 6 2015 7th July 2015 Genocide, the key charge arising from the Srebrenica massacre two decades ago, is the gravest crime in international humanitarian law, yet it is also the most difficult to prove. Derived from the Greek word "genos", for race or tribe, and the suffix "cide" from the Latin for "to kill", genocide is defined by the United Nations as an "act committed with intent to destroy in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group."

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  9. Nagorno-Karabakh, A Self-Proclaimed RepublicRead the original story

    47 min ago | Groong

    PROCLAIMED REPUBLIC Irish Times July 7 2015 Landlocked enclave was the subject of a war between 1991 and 1994 that cost 30,000 lives Mary Boland in Stepanakert The blue-and-white bird-like structure of Nagorno-Karabakh's airport perches in the Caucasus Mountains like a shining, defiant emblem of national pride. The departures screen lists an international flight to Yerevan, the Armenian capital.

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  10. Russia Offers Another Concession To Armenia: Advanced Ballistic MissilesRead the original story

    48 min ago | Groong

    RUSSIA OFFERS ANOTHER CONCESSION TO ARMENIA: ADVANCED BALLISTIC MISSILES The Moscow Times, Russia July 5 2015 By Joshua Kucera Jul. 05 2015 19:13 Russia is negotiating with Armenia to supply the latter with advanced Iskander-M missiles, a potentially substantial boost to Armenian defenses against a potential Azeri attack. News about the ongoing negotiations was leaked to both the Armenian and Russian press, and the timing of the leak suggests an effort to tamp down anti-Russian sentiment in ongoing street protests in Yerevan.

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  11. Baku: Azerbaijani Delegation Head Responds To Armenian Counterpart's Objection At Osce Pa SessionRead the original story

    49 min ago | Groong

    AZERBAIJANI DELEGATION HEAD RESPONDS TO ARMENIAN COUNTERPART'S OBJECTION AT OSCE PA SESSION APA, Azerbaijan July 6 2015 [ 06 July 2015 15:12 ] "Azerbaijanis will return to their historical lands, including Yerevan. There can be no doubt of it" Baku.

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  12. BAKU: Azerbaijanis To Return To Their Historical Lands, Including YerevanRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Groong

    AZERBAIJANIS TO RETURN TO THEIR HISTORICAL LANDS, INCLUDING YEREVAN Trend, Azerbaijan July 6 2015 6 July 2015, 15:05 By Anahanum Khidayatova - Trend: Azerbaijanis will return to their historical lands, including Yerevan, deputy speaker of the Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan, head of the delegation of the Azerbaijani Parliament to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly Bahar Muradova said July 6. She made the remarks speaking at the jubilee session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in Helsinki. She went on to add that the OSCE and the Parliamentary Assembly should act to solve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict now, until it's too late.

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  13. ANKARA: What Is Happening On The Syrian Border?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Groong

    WHAT IS HAPPENING ON THE SYRIAN BORDER? Sabah, Turkey July 4 2015 by Tulu Gumustekin The fall of Tal Abyad, the subsequent [ISIL] attack on Kobani [Ayn al-Arab] with its death toll, the massacre in Sousse, Tunisia, and the terrorist attack in France in the following days have shown to the entire world that the tragedy in Syria is not just a regional problem. For years now, Turkey has used its means to their limit to stop the human tragedy unfolding on its southern border.

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  14. At least 13 dead in gun attack in northeast Kenya: Red CrossRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Unidentified gunmen killed at least 13 people in Mandera town in northeastern Kenya early on Tuesday, the head of the Kenya Red Cross was quoted as saying on Kenyan television. At least 11 people were also wounded in the attack that took place soon after 2 a.m. , the Kenya Red Cross also said on its Twitter feed.

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  15. Gas could drop to $2 per gallon with Iran dealRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WMUR-TV Manchester

    Oil prices plunged nearly 8 percent and broke below $53 a barrel on Monday, the deepest plunge for crude oil since early February. American drivers may have even lower prices to smile about in the future, especially if an Iran nuclear deal is in place by this week's deadline.

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  16. U.S. Men End January Camp With 2-0 WinRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Southern Soccer Scene

    Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey scored first-half goals and lead the U.S. MNT to a 2-0 win over Panama in the USA's 2015 home opener in front of 20,271 spectators at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. It snapped a five game winless streak for the team Dempsey joins Landon Donovan as the only MNT players to score 40 international goals.

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  17. Safety barricades are simply a bridge too far TWO "monstrous steel...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | Maldonandburnham Standard

    The move is in a bid to stop vehicles from mounting the kerb, which is supported by badly corroded ironwork which dates back to the early 1900s. Theresa Higgins, whose Essex County Council division includes the area, said: "It is a huge problem because there are ugly and they are in a conservation area."

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  18. The two halves of rural housing in west DorsetRead the original story

    8 min ago | Bridportnews.co.uk

    A ROOM with a view is all important for homebuyers and for many, a sea view is as good as it gets. The current owners have been at the house for eight years and have remodelled, refurbished and extended it in that time.

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  19. 17 million upgrade for Moray schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | The Northern Scot

    Major improvements will be carried out at Applegrove in Forres, Buckie's Millbank, Seafield in Elgin and St Gerardine in Lossiemouth. A grant of 10 million from the Scottish Government is helping fund the project, with the rest coming from Moray Council.

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  20. Eurozone leaders to hold emergency summit on GreeceRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | The Daily Star

    Donations of cash are counted following a collection for the Greek Solidarity Campaign, during a rally in support of Greece at the TUC's Congress House, in London, Britain, July 6, 2015. Brussels: Eurozone leaders will hold an emergency summit in Brussels Tuesday to discuss the fallout from Greek voters' defiant "No" to further austerity measures, with the country's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras set to unveil new proposals for talks.

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