Daily Archives: Thursday, 15 November, 2012

Is Yerevan Rolling Atomic Dice?

Is Yerevan Rolling Atomic Dice?

The Armenian government’s recent decision to prolong the lifespan of the aging Metsamor nuclear power plant– a decision supported by the United States – is provoking a public outcry. But with no replacement energy source in sight, the government maintains it has no choice but to place faith in the facility’s sole functioning reactor. Metsamor […]

Uruguay Supports Right to Self-Determination

Uruguay Supports Right to Self-Determination

STEPANAKERT (Combined Sources)—Uruguay recognizes and supports people’s right to self-determination, said Uruguay Parliament Speaker Jorge Orrico during a meeting at chambers of the Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh Republic) National Assembly on Wednesday as he continued his visit there. ”We are a peaceful country and have come here on a peace mission. Though we are a small nation […]

Closed borders and violent histories haunt South Caucasus

Closed borders and violent histories haunt South Caucasus

LONDON (AlertNet) – “I used to film my friends’ weddings, birthday parties and special occasions. But then the world turned upside down … I started to film their funerals instead,” said Rudik Khojabaghyan, a former soldier living in the town of Goris, southern Armenia. His next door neighbour and childhood friend, Mihran Mirumyan, recalls mending […]

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