BAKU: Opposition leader holds news conference on visit to USA

Assa-Irada, Azerbaijan Aug 9 2004 Opposition leader holds news conference on visit to USA Baku, August 9, AssA-Irada Ali Karimli, chairman of the Popular Front Party of Azerbaijan (PFPA-reformers), told a Monday news conference that he attended the International Forum of Leaders held in the United States on July 24-29. Karimli said that during the […]

Armenia, USA discuss military cooperation

Mediamax news agency, Yerevan, in Russian 10 Aug 04 ARMENIA, USA DISCUSS MILITARY COOPERATION YEREVAN Armenia and the USA held the third round of bilateral consultations on cooperation in defence on 2-7 August in Kansas. The consultations considered the present condition and prospects for further development of military and military-political cooperation between Armenia and the […]

BAKU: US presidential hopeful Kerry “Pro-Armenian”

Assa-Irada, Baku, in Azeri 9 Aug 04 US PRESIDENTIAL HOPEFUL KERRY “PRO-ARMENIAN”, AZERI OPPOSITION LEADER SAYS Baku, 9 August: The chairman of the reformist wing of the People’s Front of Azerbaijan Party, Ali Karimli, has met ex-US President Bill Clinton, former US Secretary of State Madlen Albright and some leading figures from the Bush administration […]

Madras: Rugby revival in the south (of India)

The Hindu August 9, 2004 RUGBY REVIVAL IN THE SOUTH IT WAS good to see a 15-a-side rugby match in Chennai again after decades. And it was nice to see a Tamil Nadu team, from the Armed Police, emerge champions in the qualifiers for the Nationals, beating the multinational Bangalore Rugby Football Club. With the […]

Aeroflot concludes accord with Armavia

RosBusinessConsulting Database August 10, 2004 Tuesday 8:58 am, EST Aeroflot concludes accord with Armavia Aeroflot has concluded an inter-airline agreement with the Armavia airline (Armenia), the PR department of Aeroflot reported. The document envisages that flights of both companies will be connected in a convenient way for passengers. In addition, the two companies will implement […]

Diamond Production in Armenia Drops

RusData Dialine – BizEkon News August 10, 2004 Tuesday Diamond Production in Armenia Drops Diamond production in Armenia over the first six months of 2004dropped by 17% and totaled USD 120.3 million, Armenian Trade andEconomic Development Minister Karen Chshmarityan said at a newsconference. BODY: Diamond production in Armenia over the first six months of 2004 […]

Analysis: Where does Europe end?

United Press International August 10, 2004 Tuesday 12:28 PM Eastern Time Analysis: Where does Europe end? By GARETH HARDING BRUSSELS, Aug. 10 (UPI) In the second century A.D. the historian Tacitus reported on a heated discussion in the Senate about how far east the Roman Empire should expand. Two thousand years later, a similar debate […]

K-Tech targets infrastructure projects

Thai Press Reports, Thailand August 9, 2004 K-TECH TARGETS INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS Section: Corporate News – K-Tech Construction Plc (K-Tech), one of the country’s leading private sector contractors, said over the weekend that it was now looking to bid for several government infrastructure projects estimated to be worth two trillion baht. Owned by Armenian born Bob […]

Syria becoming haven for Iraq’s Christian minority

Associated Press Worldstream August 10, 2004 Tuesday 9:51 AM Eastern Time Syria becoming haven for Iraq’s Christian minority by BASSEM MROUE; Associated Press Writer DAMASCUS, Syria A banner draped across a wall of a Damascus church commemorated a long-ago massacre in neighboring Iraq, while hundreds of worshippers praying below worried about more recent violence that […]

BAKU: Results of Iranian president’s Baku trip “very modest”

Ekho, Baku, in Russian 10 Aug 04 Results of Iranian president’s Baku trip “very modest” – Azeri paper Iranian President Mohammad Khatami’s recent visit to Azerbaijan has little to show for it, with no agreement on the status of the Caspian Sea, a commentary in a Baku-based newspaper has said. “There is a definite gap […]