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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 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.

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.

In Azerbaijan, a string of explosions, screams and then blood

October 29, 2020 10:50 am

Azerbaijan is at war with Armenia, but the front line was 20 miles away and life to that point was going on uneventfully in the area. Women were out shopping, men were filling their cars at the gas station.

Armenia PM's wife starts combat training amid tensions with Azerbaijan

October 28, 2020 12:10 pm

In a post shared on Facebook, 42-year-old Anna Hakobyan announced that a 13-member women’s squad, including herself, will soon begin military training exercises before being deployed in the contested Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Civilians suffer amid Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

October 27, 2020 6:12 pm

Armenia and Azerbaijan are once more fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. Scores of civilians have been killed in recent weeks, and many have fled.