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Georgia Celebrates as EU Opens Its Doors

Georgia erupted in jubilation February 2 as EU lawmakers approved visa-free access for Georgian citizens,...

Azerbaijan: Papal PR Pays Off

At first glance, Azerbaijan, a predominantly Shia Muslim state, seems an unlikely...

Georgia: Pope Visits Tbilisi

Pope Francis arrived in Georgia on September 30, aiming to extend his...

Armenia: Pope Francis Impacts Politics

Pope Francis visited Armenia to promote the values of peace and reconciliation,...

Armenia: Pope Francis Stirs Hopes for Peace, Prosperity

Whether atheist, Catholic or Armenian Apostolic, Armenians on June 24 heartily welcomed...

Armenia: Papal Visit to Foster “Christian Solidarity”

The Rev. Grigor Mkrtchian is dealing with the biggest logistical challenge of...

Fighting Over Nagorno Karabakh Takes to Cyber Space

The hostilities between Azerbaijan and Armenia between April 2 and April 5...

Russia,Turkey Bicker over the G-Word

The Kremlin has tried to placate Turkish anger at Vladimir Putin terming...

Turkey’s Ethnic Armenians Wary About Future

The upcoming 100th anniversary of the Medz Yeghern, or the “Great Catastrophe,”...

Turkmenistan Weekly News Analysis

On 15 May 2013, the fifth Human Rights Dialogue between the Republic...

Turkmenistan International Relations

EU-Turkmenistan Human Rights Dialogue: Official EU Statement...

Taliban's Spiritual Fathers Denounce Terror. Could Taliban Be Next?

What would happen if the Taliban's spiritual fathers denounced terrorism? That, in...

Papal Visit to Turkey Begins

Pope Benedict XVI arrived November 28 in Turkey on perhaps the most...

Religious Freedom Ignored in Georgian Politics

Less than three weeks before elections, Sharadze charged Parliament Speaker Nino Burjanadze...

Religious Freedom Ignored in Georgian Politics

All the troubles plaguing Georgia - breakaway republics, political hostility, and economic...

Georgia Backs Away From Signing Treaty With The Vatican

A Vatican representative arrived in Tbilisi on September 18 to sign a...

Papal Visit Raises Hopes for Greater Degree of Religious Freedom in Azerbaijan

The visit has been welcomed by minority religious groups, which have been...

Papal Visit Raises Hopes for Greater Degree of Religious Freedom in Azerbaijan

Pope John Paul II arrives in Azerbaijan on May 22 for a...