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Azerbaijan and Armenia allege truce violations, accuse each other in shelling

Azerbaijan and Armenia accused each other on Saturday of fresh attacks in violation of a week-old Russian-brokered truce that has failed to halt the worst fighting in the South Caucasus since the ...

A man removes the debris of a building following recent shelling during a military conflict over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, in Stepanakert 17 October 2020.

Fresh explosions in Karabakh capital despite ceasefire

Fresh explosions rocked the capital of the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region on Saturday despite a ceasefire agreed between warring neighbours Armenia and Azerbaijan that brought a brief lull in ...

Retired police officer Genadiy Avanesyan, 73, searches for belongings in the remains of his house, which is said was destroyed by Azeri shelling, in the city of Stepanakert on 10 October.

'Armenia and Azerbaijan agree to ceasefire'

Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed to a ceasefire starting on Saturday to exchange prisoners and bodies of those killed in the conflict between Azeri and ethnic Armenian forces over the Nagorno-Karabakh ...

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov makes a statement following the meeting with Azeri foreign minister Jeyhun Bayramov and Armenian Foreign Minister Zohrab Mnatsakanyan in Moscow, Russia October 10, 2020.

Fierce clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan

Armenian and Azerbaijani forces were engaged in fierce clashes Saturday as fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region intensified, with Armenia reporting heavy losses and its leader saying it ...

Map of Azerbaijan and Armenia locating Azerbaijan's breakaway region of Nagorny Karabakh

Armenia and Azerbaijan vow to keep fighting as deaths mount

Armenia and Azerbaijan vowed to keep fighting and rejected international calls for negotiations Wednesday as clashes over the disputed Nagorny Karabakh region raged for a fourth day

People hold signs as they stand with members of the Armenian Youth Federation (AYF) as they hold a protest outside the Azerbaijani Consulate General in Los Angeles on 30 September 2020 to protest what they call Azerbaijan's "aggression against Armenia and Artsakh"

UN Council to meet Tuesday on Nagorny Karabakh: Diplomats

The UN Security Council will hold emergency talks Tuesday behind closed doors on the ethnic Armenian region of Nagorny Karabakh, where fierce fighting has raged since the weekend, diplomats said ...

Map of Azerbaijan and Armenia locating Azerbaijan's breakaway region of Nagorny Karabakh

32 Armenian separatists killed in Armenia-Azerbaijan clashes

Heavy fighting continued between Armenian rebels and Azerbaijan early Monday over a decades long territorial dispute, with officials in the breakaway Karabakh region saying a total of 32 of its ...

Map of Azerbaijan and Armenia locating Azerbaijan's breakaway region of Nagorny Karabakh.

Armenia-Azerbaijan clashes kill at least 16

At least 16 military members and several civilians were killed on Sunday in the heaviest clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan since 2016, reigniting concern about stability in the South Caucasus, a ...

A handout photo released by the Armenian foreign ministry shows specialists delivering medical support to a man, who is said to be a civilian injured during clashes in the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh, 27 September 2020.

Armenia and Azerbaijan: a decades-long bloody rivalry

Armenia and Azerbaijan, two ex-Soviet republics in the Caucasus, are locked in a decades-long territorial dispute with deadly fighting erupting Sunday

A view shows a house damaged by a recent shelling in armed clashes on the border between Azerbaijan and Armenia.

Azerbaijan villagers plead for water as vital river dries up

The village of Banka in Azerbaijan should have plentiful supplies of water as it lies beside one of the country's mightiest rivers, the Kura

A view shows a house damaged by a recent shelling in armed clashes on the border between Azerbaijan and Armenia.
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