Much of the former Soviet republic of Armenia temporarily lost Internet service last week. The reason? A woman scavenging for copper in neighboring Georgia cut the cables that serve Armenia. Reporter Shant Shahrigian reports from Yerevan.
The State Department this week called on the government of Azerbaijan to protect author Akram Aylisli. The respected elderly author became the subject of protests and threats of violence, because of his latest book.
A new bill in France makes it a crime to deny genocide in France. The Turkish government is outraged because the law also makes it a crime to deny that the Ottoman Turks massacred millions of Armenians during World War I.