The great and good have assembled in UAE’s capital of Dubai for the COP28 conference to hash out a plan to avert the looming environmental disaster, but its probably too late.
After its army was battered in the 2020 Second Karabakh War, and with its traditional supplier, Russia, both unable and unwilling to send arms shipments, Yerevan has been desperately seeking other procurement partners.
Central Asia is once again the “navel of the world” as overland trade between Asia and Europe takes off.
Armenia's flourishing technology sector has been given a boost by the influx of Russian IT specialists fleeing Putin's authoritarian rule.
EBRD research shows majority in transition countries believe climate change will severely affect the children of today, but fewer people are willing to pay to address the climate emergency.
More than a month after Azerbaijan attacked ethnic Armenians living in its Nagorno-Karabakh region, displacing 120,000 people, foreign political influence in the Caucasus is still shifting.
The Azerbaijani dictator is refusing to engage with the European format of negotiations with Armenia but the West could still force him to take part.
Plan proposes that Azerbaijan and Turkey reopen their land borders and connect through several routes passing through Armenia.
It is realistic to expect Armenia's strategic turn to the West and Russia's final withdrawal from the South Caucasus after the settlement of Armenian-Azerbaijani and Armenian-Turkish relations.
Iran used October 23’s so-called “3+3” meeting intended to discuss the Armenian-Azerbaijan situation to urge Russia to thwart a United Nations Security Council resolution on Palestine.
Armenian premier accuses Russia of failing to honour agreements to defend Armenia and of calling for his overthrow.
Fears of a new escalation have grown in Armenia since Azerbaijan’s attack on Nagorno-Karabakh in late September, with many fearing that Baku might want to take the “Zangezur corridor” in the south.
Trip abroad is Russian leader’s first since International Criminal Court issued a warrant for his arrest.
The revised Zangezur Corridor project through Iran will enable Azerbaijan to restore diplomatic relations and facilitate trade with its big neighbour, while Armenia will remain in play as a future partner for regional transport connections.
GDP growth continues above trend. Exchange rate overvalued relative to peers.
No shows are more signs of the worsening relations with Russia, Armenia's onetime ally and protector.
President Ilham Aliyev emphasised that Georgia's involvement in the peace process between Armenia and Azerbaijan is the most appropriate choice.
After the suppression of the Karabakh Armenians, President Ilham Aliyev reiterated that he sees what he calls “western Azerbaijan” as historical Azerbaijani territory that his country therefore has the right to reclaim.
President Aliyev decided not to attend after Turkish President Erdogan, a close Azeri ally, decided not to participate.