Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia sign deal to 'end conflict' in Nagorno-Karabakh region

Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia sign deal to ‘end conflict’ in Nagorno-Karabakh region | World News

YEREVAN/BAKU: Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia said they have signed a deal to end the military conflict over the Nagorno-Karabakh region after more than a month of bloodshed. Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan first announced the signing on social media in the early hours of Tuesday and the Kremlin and Azerbaijan`s…

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Armenia-Azerbaijan war: Azerbaijan accidentally shoots down Russian helicopter in Armenia

Armenia-Azerbaijan war: Azerbaijan accidentally shoots down Russian helicopter in Armenia | World News

Baku: Azerbaijan has apologized for accidentally shooting down a Russian Mi-24 military helicopter near its border with Armenia border, which killed two Russian servicemen. The incident on Monday was accidental and not directed against the Russian side, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry said in a statement, adding that Baku it was…

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Azerbaijan claims capture of Karabakh's second-largest city Shusha, Armenia denies it

Azerbaijan claims capture of Karabakh’s second-largest city Shusha, Armenia denies it | World News

BAKU: Azeris celebrated on the streets of Baku after President Ilham Aliyev said on Sunday his country`s forces had taken Shusha, the second-largest city in the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave, but Armenian officials denied the city had been captured. Shusha, which Armenians call Shushi, is of cultural and strategic importance to both…

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Azeri leader says he will fight 'to the end' if Karabakh talks fail

Azeri leader says he will fight ‘to the end’ if Karabakh talks fail | World News

Azeri President Ilham Aliyev said on Sunday his troops would “go to the end” should negotiations fail to result in an agreement by ethnic Armenian forces to withdraw from Nagorno-Karabakh and seven surrounding regions. Aliyev, speaking during a meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu in the Azeri capital Baku,…

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Despite Lebanon's woes, Armenians spring to action for Nagorno-Karabakh

Despite Lebanon’s woes, Armenians spring to action for Nagorno-Karabakh | World News

When Lebanon`s financial crisis pushed Vartkes to leave for Armenia this summer, he never imagined he would volunteer to fight in Nagorno-Karabakh. The young Lebanese-Armenian didn`t think twice, however, when the conflict between Azerbaijani and ethnic Armenian forces erupted soon after his move. “I wanted to go that night,” Vartkes,…

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Armenia-Azerbaijan war: Old tensions behind renewed fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh

Armenia-Azerbaijan war: Old tensions behind renewed fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh | World News

Nagorno-Karabakh is a mountainous and heavily forested patch of land that sits inside the territory of the former Soviet republic of Azerbaijan. Under international law, Nagorno-Karabakh is recognised as part of Azerbaijan, but the ethnic Armenians who make up the vast majority of the population reject Azeri rule. They have…

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Armenia and Azerbaijan agree to new Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire by issuing statements

Armenia and Azerbaijan agree to new Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire by issuing statements | World News

BAKU/YEREVAN: Armenia and Azerbaijan said they had agreed on Saturday to a new humanitarian ceasefire from midnight (2000 GMT) in fighting over Azerbaijan`s ethnic Armenian-controlled enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh. Both sides had accused each other earlier of fresh attacks in violation of a week-old Russian-brokered truce that had failed to halt…

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