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Armenian foreign minister Eduard Nalbandyan (left) and his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoğlu (since appointed prime minister) meet in Yerevan in December 2013. (Photo: Photolure agency)
3 Mar 15
In the end. painstaking efforts to rebuild the troubled relationship were blocked by massive unresolved differences.
Armenian president Serzh Sargsyan. (Photo: Photolur agency)
16 Oct 14
President Sargsyan says 2009 accords could be withdrawn from parliament, signalling end to hopes of ratifying them one day.
Catholicos Aram I addressing the Armenian diaspora conference in Yerevan, September. (Photo: Photolure agency)
6 Oct 14
Case will come as Armenians mark 100th anniversary of mass killings.
Armenian foreign minister Eduard Nalbandyan hands newly-elected Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan an invitation to attend the 100th-anniversary Armenian Genocide Remembrance in Yerevan next year. (Photo: Armenian foreign ministry website)
4 Sep 14
Move seen as tentative step towards reviving diplomatic process.
One of the Turkish-curriculum schools that has been shut down in Azerbaijan. (Photo: Agdash Lycee’s website)
4 Jul 14
Once seen as an instrument of Turkish soft power, the educational programme has fallen foul of a battle between Prime Minister Erdoğan and influential preacher Fethullah Gülen.
Commemoration at the Armenian Genocide Memorial in Yerevan, April 24, 2013. (Photo: Photolure agency)
2 May 14
Turkish prime minister speaks of "suffering", but Armenians say he needs to condemn mass killings unequivocably.
Armenian foreign minister Eduard Nalbandyan (left) and his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoğlu shake hands in Yerevan on December 12. (Photo: Photolure agency)
24 Dec 13
Turkey now says Armenia must mend fences with its other neighbour Azerbaijan before rapprochement can happen.
Closed crossing-point on the Armenian-Turkish border. (Photo: Photolure)
20 Aug 13
Death of Turkish civilian worsens an already troubled relationship.
Graffiti on an Istanbul wall: "Baku is with you, Gezi". (Photo: Arzu Geybullayeva)
25 Jun 13
Different political environment deters Azerbaijanis from coming out onto the streets.
Armenia's rail network provides passenger and freight services as far as Georgia's Black Sea ports. (Photo: Nazik Armenakian)
Special Report
17 Jun 13
Despite clear benefits, reopening the route would be fraught with problems.