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Armenia and Azerbaijan violate ceasefire once again hours after it was agreed

On Sunday, Armenia and Azerbaijan have accused each other of violating a new humanitarian ceasefire in fighting over the mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, hours after it was agreed. The truce came into force on Saturday midnight, week after old Russian-brokered ceasefire failed to halt the fighting. At least 750 people have been killed since fighting […]

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Missile strike in Azerbaijan’s city of Ganja has killed at least 13, injured over 40

At least thirteen civilians were killed and more than 40 were wounded in an attack on Azerbaijan’s second city of Ganja. A missile attack levelled a row of homes on Saturday, killing and badly injuring people in their sleep in a sharp escalation of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Armenia denied it was behind the attack and […]

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Armenia has suffered numerous casualties: PM Pashinyan admits amid battle for Nagorno-Karabakh

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has admitted that his forces have suffered significant casualties in the battle with Azerbaijan for the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. In a televised address to the nation on Wednesday, Mr Pashinyan said Armenia had suffered “numerous casualties”. “I bow to all our victims, martyrs, their families, their parents and especially […]

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Armenian–Azerbaijani clashes continue even after truce deal

Fresh shelling was reported in Nagorno-Karabakh, just hours after a ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan came into force. Armenia’s defence ministry said Azeri forces had launched an attack five minutes after the truce had been due to come into effect, with ethnic Armenian forces responding. Azeri forces were also bombarding a town, the defence ministry […]

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Fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia intensify as both accuse each other of attacking civilian areas

Azerbaijan and Armenia have accused each other of attacking civilian areas and said the death toll was rising from the deadliest fighting in the South Caucasus region for more than 25 years. NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg added his voice to calls for an immediate end to the clashes over Nagorno-Karabakh, a mountain enclave that belongs […]

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Armenia allege Turkish F-16 jet shot down Armenian SU-25 over Nagorno-Karabakh region

Armenia alleged a Turkish jet of shooting down one of its fighter jets in a major escalation of the conflict over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. The Armenian foreign ministry said the pilot of the Soviet-made SU-25 died after being hit by the Turkish F-16 in Armenian air space. Turkey, which is backing Azerbaijan in the […]

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Fierce fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan continue, dozens killed

On Monday, authorities in Nagorno-Karabakh, who are backed by Armenia, said another 28 of their soldiers had been killed. They had reported 16 fatalities and more than 100 people wounded on Sunday. Armenian authorities said 200 Armenians were wounded, according to Interfax. Azerbaijan said two Azeri civilians were killed on Monday, following the deaths of […]

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Fighting erupts between Armenia and Azerbaijan over disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region

Fighting erupted between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, with both civilians and combatants killed. Accusing Azerbaijan of air and artillery attacks, Armenia reported downing helicopters and destroying tanks, and declared martial law. Azerbaijan said it had begun a counter-offensive in response to shelling. Armenia’s defence ministry said an attack on civilian settlements […]