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The Caucasus, or Caucasia, is a region between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea and mainly occupied by Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and south western Russia. [Wikipedia]

Armenia violates cease-fire again in Nagorno-Karabakh

BAKU, Azerbaijan Armenian forces in Nagorno-Karabakh violated cease-fire on Sunday and martyred an Azerbaijani soldier, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said on Monday. “On December 27, at about 15:30, an illegal Armenian...

Azerbaijan slams US sanctions against Turkey

BAKU, Azerbaijan Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has rejected a US decision to impose sanctions against Turkey over its purchase of the Russian S-400 missile system, calling it "unacceptable,” a senior...

2 Azerbaijanis released after 6 years of captivity

BAKU, Azerbaijan  A number of Azerbaijani prisoners, including two who had been held captive by Armenia for several years, were released Monday as part of a prisoner exchange.  According to the...

Azerbaijan clears mines from areas freed in Karabakh

ANKARA Azerbaijani experts continue demining the territories in Karabakh that were recently liberated from Armenian forces, officials said on Sunday.  Since Sept. 27 at least 750 unexploded missiles and rockets, 4,500...

Azerbaijan: France's Karabakh resolution 'provocative'

BAKU, Azerbaijan A so-called resolution in the French Senate urging the recognition of Nagorno-Karabakh as an independent country is "biased" and "provocative," Azerbaijan has said. "First of all, we would like...

Azerbaijani army resolved 28-year conflict in 44 days

BAKU - The Azerbaijani army’s successful operations in the field brought the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict to a close in 44 days, something that the Organization for Security and Co-operation in...

'Azerbaijan will restore, revive all liberated lands'

ANKARA Azerbaijan will revive and restore all of its territories liberated from nearly three decades of Armenian occupation, the country’s president said on Wednesday. “We have major plans for the restoration...

Azerbaijan: 1 soldier martyred in mine blast

MOSCOW A mine blast in the Upper Karabakh region martyred one Azerbaijani soldier and also injured a Russian soldier, Russian military officials said Monday. The blast took place in the Suqovusan...

Azerbaijani president visits recently liberated Aghdam

BAKU Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on Monday visited Aghdam province that was recently liberated after 27 years from the Armenian forces’ occupation. In videos shared by Aliyev's wife, Mihriban Aliyeva, on...

Azerbaijan: Armenians turned Aghdam into ruined city

BAKU, Azerbaijan Residents of Aghdam, which was occupied by Armenia for 27 years, said Saturday it was turned into a ruined city. In Aghdam, where the Armenian army withdrew on Nov....

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Bosnian minister says more women needed in government

BELGRADE, Serbia Bosnia and Herzegovina's first headscarf-wearing minister said Wednesday that women should be more involved in government.  "There are four women in the current cantonal...

UAE ratifies visa exemption agreement with Israel

ISTANBUL  The United Arab Emirates approved a visa exemption agreement with Israel on Wednesday, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.  The agreement will come into...

NBA: Rockets trade James Harden to Nets

ANKARA The Houston Rockets traded James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, NBA insider Shams Charania announced Wednesday.  “Rockets are acquiring Caris LeVert in James Harden deal...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – January 14, 2021

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world.   Coronavirus...

‘Cyprus solution must be based on sovereign equality'

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus  An official negotiation process on the Cyprus issue can only be started for a solution based on sovereign equality,...