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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]

Azerbaijan liberates 3 more villages from Armenia

BAKU  Pushing back from Armenian aggression in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, the Azerbaijani army liberated three more villages from Armenian occupation on Monday, Azerbaijan's president announced.  “Today, Azerbaijan’s Army liberated the villages...

Azerbaijan gives Armenia 10 more days to leave Kalbajar

BAKU Azerbaijan on Sunday gave Armenia 10 more days to evacuate Kalbajar district, which borders Nagorno-Karabakh, due to climatic and natural conditions, an official said. In a press conference, Hikmet Hajiyev,...

Armenia declares martial law amid its border attacks

YEREVAN Amid its attacks on Azerbaijani civilian settlements and border violations, Armenia on Sunday declared martial law and a general mobilization due to the situation in occupied Nagorno-Karabakh, according to...

Erdogan vows struggle until end of Karabakh occupation

KONYA, Turkey Turkey's president on Friday vowed to continue the struggle for Azerbaijan's territory of Upper Karabakh until it is freed from Armenian occupation. As tensions run high amid a recent...

Baku urges int'l community to condemn Armenia attacks

ANKARA A top Azerbaijani official on Saturday urged the international community to condemn Armenia’s attacks on civilian settlements in Azerbaijan. Hikmet Hajiyev, the assistant to the Azerbaijani president and head of...

Turkey: Scholarships for Azerbaijani martyrs' children

ANKARA  Turkey's Presidency for Turks Abroad and Related Communities (YTB) is offering private scholarships to the children of Azerbaijanis martyred in clashes with Armenia, a Turkish official announced Sunday. YTB chairman...

Coronavirus cases, deaths on rise in Eurasian countries

BAKU  Coronavirus cases and fatalities continued to rise across Eurasian countries on Friday. Armenia In Armenia, 460 more people were confirmed to have contracted COVID-19, bringing the total to 8,676. The number of...

US to try to end violence between Armenia, Azerbaijan

NEW YORK  President Donald Trump said Sunday that the US is looking into what can be done to stop the violence between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the occupied Nagorno-Karabakh region. Trump...

Azerbaijan liberates 7 more villages amid clashes

ANKARA The Azerbaijani army liberated seven more villages from Armenian occupation after a week of clashes, Azerbaijan's president announced on Saturday. "Today #Azerbaijan's Army has liberated Talish village of Terter district,...

Azerbaijan shoots down 2 Armenian UAVs

GANJA, Azerbaijan Azerbaijan shot down two Armenian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) on Tuesday, the country’s Defense Ministry said. The drones were taken down in two different locations, according to the ministry. The...

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EU drugs regulator recommends Moderna vaccine for children 12-17

ANKARA The European Medicine Agency (EMA) on Friday authorized the US' Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children aged 12-17. The EMA "has recommended granting an...

Turkey has administered over 65M COVID-19 vaccine shots

ANKARA Turkey has administered more than 65 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched a mass vaccination campaign in January, according to figures released...

2020 Tokyo Olympics officially starts with opening ceremony

ANKARA The Olympic Games started with the opening ceremony in a near-empty National Stadium in the Japanese capital Tokyo in the shadow of COVID-19 on...

Afghanistan recalls ambassador from Pakistan over kidnapping incident

KABUL, Afghanistan Afghanistan recalled its ambassador from Pakistan days after the envoy's daughter was abducted and “severely tortured” in the capital Islamabad, Afghan officials...

Army retakes town from al-Shabaab terrorists in central Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia Somali security forces on Sunday retook a town in the country’s central Mudug region from terrorist group al-Shabaab, officials said. "The Gorgor commandos of...