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This month on Inside the Middle Eastupdated: Thu Jan 26 2012 11:27:00

This month, Inside the Middle East explores the struggle to preserve traditional Arab culture in a rapidly changing world. Rima Maktabi shares four personal stories from people in the region who are leading the fight to protect, promote, and adapt their heritage.

Friction over Armenia genocide issueupdated: Mon Jan 23 2012 19:30:00

CNN's Ivan Watson explains why the French bill on what it calls Armenian genocide causes such controversy.

David Giuntoli and the underdog success of 'Grimm' updated: Thu Dec 08 2011 12:24:00

Of the fall television season, it's probably safe to say, NBC's "Grimm" was not expected to be the breakout hit, or any hit for that matter.

Armenia suspends talks with Turkeyupdated: Fri Apr 23 2010 09:08:00

In a setback to an internationally-supported peace process, Armenia's president said his country is suspending talks aimed at normalizing relations with Turkey, Armenia's southern neighbor and long-time adversary.

Turkey recalls envoy to U.S. over panel's 'genocide' voteupdated: Fri Mar 05 2010 04:05:00

Turkey recalled its envoy to the United States following a vote by a congressional panel passing a resolution calling the killing of Armenians in Ottoman Turkey genocide.

Armenia, Turkey sign historic agreementupdated: Mon Oct 12 2009 10:53:00

Turkey and Armenia signed an agreement Saturday night establishing diplomatic relations after nearly a century of animosity.

Turkey, Armenia to sign peace agreementupdated: Sat Oct 10 2009 14:43:00

The governments of Armenia and Turkey will sign a peace agreement in Zurich on Saturday that would normalize relations after nearly a century of animosity between the neighboring nations, the Swiss government said Friday.

European World Cup 2010 qualifyingupdated: Wed Sep 09 2009 18:06:00

Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard both scored twice as England booked their place at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, with an emphatic 5-1 victory over Croatia in their Group Six clash at Wembley Stadium.

Villa double helps Spain to easy victoryupdated: Mon Sep 15 2008 05:16:00

In-form striker David Villa scored twice on Wednesday night to help European champions Spain beat Armenia 4-0 to make it two wins from two games in World Cup qualifying. Can Soccer Heal Turkey-Armenia Rift?updated: Fri Sep 05 2008 17:30:00

As the traditional adversaries face each other in a World Cup match, their presidents seek to effect a thaw

FIFA move Georgia cup tie to neutral venueupdated: Tue Aug 19 2008 16:43:00

Georgia's World Cup qualifier against Ireland scheduled to take place in Tblisi on September 6 will be moved to a neutral country because of the conflict in the former Soviet state, FIFA ruled on Tuesday.

Intense violence in Georgiaupdated: Tue Aug 12 2008 15:58:00

Russian armored vehicles rolled deep into central and western Georgia.

War puts Georgian civilians on edgeupdated: Tue Aug 12 2008 15:58:00

The sound started as a distant rumble and built to a deafening roar. Then George Lomsadze felt his apartment building shake.

Georgian iReporter: 'My country is falling'updated: Tue Aug 12 2008 15:04:00

Through the haze of a blurry amateur video, you can clearly make out the waving flags and crowd of chanting people outside the Russian Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Georgia to leave alliance of ex-Soviet statesupdated: Tue Aug 12 2008 10:24:00

Georgia's president said Tuesday his nation would withdraw from the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), an alliance of former Soviet republics.

Denmark 'happiest' country in the worldupdated: Wed Jul 02 2008 09:19:00

Denmark is the world's most content nation, according to a new study on global wellbeing, but the good news is, despite the credit crunch and rising fuel and food prices, all of us are getting happier.

Round-up: Sweden booed off after defeatupdated: Mon Jun 02 2008 13:54:00

Ukraine beat Sweden 1-0 in a lackluster final Euro 2008 warm-up match in Stockholm, with the home side being booed off after a disappointing display.

Protesting in Armerniaupdated: Sun Mar 02 2008 22:33:00

Protesting February's allegedly rigged presidential elections, demonstrators clash with police in Yerevan, Armenia.

Calm urged amid Armenia election clashesupdated: Sun Mar 02 2008 22:33:00

Armenian opposition leader Levon Ter-Petrosian appealed to his followers to go home Sunday to avoid the kind of violent clashes between police and protesters that left nine people dead over the weekend. Armenia Declares State of Emergencyupdated: Sat Mar 01 2008 14:00:00

Armenian police early Saturday morning forcefully dispersed a demonstration by several hundred opposition supporters who had camped out in the capital for more than a week to protest the results of presidential elections

Plane flips on runway in Armeniaupdated: Thu Feb 14 2008 07:56:00

A plane carrying 21 people has crashed on takeoff from Armenia's capital.

UEFA hand Scolari four-match banupdated: Thu Sep 20 2007 09:39:00

Portugal coach Luiz Felipe Scolari will have to sit in the stands for the remainder of his side's Euro 2008 qualifying campaign after being handed a four-game touchline ban by UEFA.

Ronaldo's stunner rescues Portugalupdated: Wed Aug 22 2007 05:57:00

Cristiano Ronaldo scored an outstanding equalizer to help Portugal draw 1-1 away to Armenia in their Euro 2008 qualifier on Wednesday.

O'Connor switches to Birmingham updated: Sat Jun 23 2007 12:39:00

Newly promoted Birmingham City have signed Scotland striker Garry O'Connor to play in the English Premiership next season, his current club Lokomotiv Moscow announced.

Ex-world champion Chakhoyan bannedupdated: Thu Apr 05 2007 03:40:00

Former world champion weightlifter Sergo Chakhoyan has been banned for life after a second doping offence, the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority announced on Thursday.

Youth arrested in Turkish journalist's killingupdated: Sat Jan 20 2007 07:57:00

Police have arrested a suspect in the shooting death of outspoken Turkish journalist Hrant Dink after a 32-hour search, authorities said Sunday.

Dragutinovic is recalled by Serbiaupdated: Thu Sep 28 2006 11:07:00

Sevilla defender Ivica Dragutinovic has been recalled by Serbia for the Euro 2008 Group A qualifiers against Belgium on October 7 and Armenia four days later.

Hargreaves leg fracture confirmedupdated: Sat Sep 16 2006 14:11:00

England midfielder Owen Hargreaves broke his left leg as German champions Bayern Munich slumped to a shock 2-1 Bundesliga defeat at Armenia Bielefeld on Saturday.

Kamper's late strike sinks Bayern updated: Sat Sep 16 2006 11:48:00

Jonas Kamper's 84th minute goal gave Armenia Bielefeld a surprise 2-1 victory over German champions Bayern Munich on Saturday.

Greece and Romania are joint top updated: Wed Mar 01 2006 15:44:00

European champions Greece and Romania finished top of their respective groups at the 10th International Football Tournament run by the Cyprus Football Association.

Romania coach ends Radoi's exileupdated: Mon Feb 13 2006 14:53:00

Mirel Radoi's international exile looks to be over after Romanian coach Victor Piturca said on Monday the Steaua Bucharest player could be selected.

Georgia, Armenia tap gas reservesupdated: Mon Jan 23 2006 03:11:00

As the sun rose Monday, Georgia and Armenia tapped into natural gas reserves a day after explosions struck pipelines in southern Russia that supply the two post-Soviet republics.

Blasts cut Georgia gas, electricity suppliesupdated: Sun Jan 22 2006 07:38:00

Georgia's president Sunday questioned the timing of explosions in Russia that cut off electricity and natural gas service to his country in the middle of one of the coldest winters on record in the Caucasus nation.

Dutch squeeze past plucky Armeniaupdated: Sat Sep 03 2005 16:03:00

Ruud van Nistelrooy spared Dutch blushes with a second half goal to see off minnows Armenia on Saturday to stay top of the tough European Group One of World Cup qualfying.

Mutu is named for World Cup gamesupdated: Fri May 20 2005 11:11:00

Juventus striker Adrian Mutu has been named in Romania's squad to face the Netherlands and Armenia in World Cup qualifiers next month.

Armenia sack losing coach Casoni updated: Tue Apr 05 2005 05:48:00

Armenia's French coach Bernard Casoni was sacked Tuesday following a string a poor performances, federation president Ruben Airapetyan said.

Arms for saleupdated: Tue Mar 15 2005 17:51:00

It was in a modest Manhattan hotel where the FBI arrested the alleged ringleaders and says it foiled a plot to import Russian-style military weapons into the United States.

U.S. charges 18 in Russian weapons-smuggling plotupdated: Tue Mar 15 2005 11:13:00

U.S. authorities on Tuesday announced the arrests of more than a dozen men on charges of attempting to smuggle Russian-made military weapons into the United States for sale to terrorists.

Bayern extend Bundesliga advantageupdated: Sat Feb 05 2005 11:35:00

Peruvian Paolo Guerrero starred as Bayern Munich stretched their German Bundesliga lead to three points with a 2-0 win over Bayer Leverkusen.

Piturca re-appointed Romania coachupdated: Wed Dec 08 2004 11:13:00

Victor Piturca has been re-appointed to the job of Romania national coach four years after being fired, a Federation official said Wednesday in Bucharest.

Iordanescu quits as Romanian coach updated: Fri Nov 19 2004 14:54:00

Anghel Iordanescu has resigned as Romania coach after coming under intense criticism for his side's World Cup draw in Armenia on Wednesday.

Mutu trains with the Romanian teamupdated: Tue Nov 16 2004 09:51:00

Suspended former Chelsea striker Adrian Mutu is training with Romania's national team in Armenia ahead of a World Cup qualifier.

Dutch raid 'Kurd training ground'updated: Sat Nov 13 2004 05:43:00

Dutch police say they have raided a suspected paramilitary training ground for Kurdish militants in the southern Netherlands, arresting 29 people.

Macedonia coach offers resignationupdated: Thu Oct 14 2004 15:08:00

Macedonia coach Dragan Kanatlarovski said on Thursday he had submitted his resignation after Wednesday's embarrassing 1-0 defeat by Andorra in their World Cup qualifier.

Nedved opts to quit internationalsupdated: Fri Sep 24 2004 07:54:00

Czech captain and playmaker Pavel Nedved has retired from international football because of persistent injury.

Forssell forced out for six monthsupdated: Thu Sep 23 2004 11:00:00

Finland striker Mikael Forssell's knee injury is more serious than first thought and he will be out for around six months.

Nedved not ready for Czech returnupdated: Tue Sep 14 2004 08:14:00

Czech captain Pavel Nedved will not return to the national squad until he feels he has fully recovered from a knee injury despite playing for his club Juventus.

Moenchengladbach sign Czech Heinzupdated: Tue Aug 24 2004 09:11:00

Borussia Moenchengladbach have signed Czech Euro 2004 striker Marek Heinz, the German Bundesliga club announced on their Web site.

Dubai upsets as Argentines go outupdated: Wed Mar 03 2004 08:52:00

Argentine second seed and fourth seeds Guillermo Coria and David Nalbandian became the latest victims of upsets at the Dubai Open when they lost first round matches.

Roddick's conquerer Bjorkman losesupdated: Thu Jan 08 2004 12:59:00

Sweden's Jonas Bjorkman, who laid low world number one Andy Roddick in the second round, has lost his Qatar Open quarter-final.

Fortune: Chastising The Mega-Chargersupdated: Mon May 27 2002 00:01:00

Now let's see if I've got this right. AOL Time Warner (my sainted employer) takes "a one-time, noncash charge" of about $54 billion in the first quarter. Since the company was otherwise breaking ev...

Fortune: ECOLOGY BATTLE: NORTH VS. SOUTH *updated: Mon Mar 09 1992 00:01:00

The United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (Unced) that convenes in Rio de Janeiro on June 1 will be the largest such assemblage ever. Besides all the U.N. nations, thousands of i...

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