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Nagorno-Karabakh: Azeri army enters first territory ceded by Armenia

November 20, 2020 4:17 pm

Aghdam is one of three districts being handed back to Azerbaijan by Armenia as part of a Russian-brokered deal to settle the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh. The handover was delayed a week for humanitarian reasons.

Armenian FM resigns amid turmoil over Nagorno-Karabakh truce

November 17, 2020 8:00 am

The resignation of Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, who has held the post since May 2018, may indicate that the political crisis in Armenia is deepening.

Armenians call Nagorno-Karabakh cease-fire a 'capitulation'

November 12, 2020 8:07 pm

Protests have broken out in Yerevan after a Russian-brokered peace deal was signed by Armenia and Azerbaijan. Many Armenians want the prime minister's resignation for agreeing to a cease-fire agreement.

Thousands call for Armenia PM to resign over truce agreement

November 12, 2020 9:10 am

The unrest was triggered by a Moscow-brokered truce Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed to early Tuesday after more than six weeks of deadly clashes over Nagorno-Karabakh, a separatist region that lies within Azerbaijan but has been under control of ethnic Armenian forces backed by Armenia since a separatist war there ended in 1994.

Armenian protesters march on parliament to demand PM's resignation

November 11, 2020 9:35 pm

Several hundred then marched on parliament in the capital Yerevan but were blocked by police and stood outside shouting: "Nikol, leave". Witnesses said there were a number of arrests but no immediate reports of serious clashes.

Thousands in Armenia protest Nagorno-Karabakh truce terms

November 11, 2020 9:52 pm

The agreement was celebrated in Azerbaijan, but it angered Armenians, who immediately took to the streets demanding that the pact be invalidated.

Explained: What is the peace deal signed between Azerbaijan and Armenia?

November 19, 2020 11:27 am

As per the new peace deal, both sides will now maintain positions in the areas that they currently hold, which will mean a significant gain for Azerbaijan.

Nagorno-Karabakh: Azerbaijan announces capture of major city

November 09, 2020 12:00 pm

The president of Azerbaijan has said his troops have captured the strategically important city of Shushi — a claim refuted by Armenia. At least 1,000 people have died in Nagorno-Karabakh since fighting broke out.

Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to avoid targeting civilian populations amid peace talks

October 31, 2020 5:07 pm

The warring sides met mediators in Geneva and agreed to not "deliberately" target civilian populations in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. They will also exchange a list of prisoners and bodies of those killed.

Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to defuse Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

October 31, 2020 7:51 am

Both groups called for an immediate halt to the use of banned weapons.