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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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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 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 […]