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· December, 2011

Stories about Armenia from December, 2011

Armenia: Fans of Facebook Cocktail Bar

  24 December 2011

Global Voices’ Caucasus Editor snaps a photo from mobile of a new cocktail bar in Yerevan, the Armenian capital. The bar is called ‘Fans of Facebook’ and there's of course a group page on the popular social networking site.

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Armenia-Azerbaijan: Garlic Wars

  21 December 2011

With tensions high between Armenia and Azerbaijan as a result of a still unresolved territorial dispute, the appearance of Azerbaijani garlic in Armenian supermarkets has made some local media hysterical.

Armenia: Policing Christmas

  20 December 2011

Unzipped comments on a new festive advert for the Armenian police. A recent Transparency International report on policing placed the force among some of the worst in the world, but the blog nonetheless welcomes the move and hopes that the image promoted will become reality.

Armenia: More Online Diplomacy

  14 December 2011

Following the recent Question & Answer session on Twitter with the UK's new Ambassador to Azerbaijan, his outgoing counterpart in neighboring Armenia, Charles Lonsdale, is due to answer questions on Facebook on Friday 16th December.

Armenia-Azerbaijan: A microcosm of an unresolved conflict

  3 December 2011

Caspian Intelligence comments on calls by the religious leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan to withdraw snipers from the line of contact separating the forces of both countries in the disputed territory of Nagorno Karabakh. Amid increasing concerns about a new war between the two countries, the blog says that the...

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Pomegranate Diplomacy

  1 December 2011

The Human Journalist posts a photograph of pomegranate juice from Azerbaijan sold at an Armenian market in Los Angeles. With the two countries still locked in bitter conflict over the disputed territory of Nagorno Karabakh, the blog calls the culinary find ‘Pomegranate Diplomacy.’

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