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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 destroys Armenian army’s ammunition depots

ANKARA Azerbaijan's army on Tuesday destroyed two ammunition depots belonging to the Armenian army in an operation launched to protect its territories. The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said its army destroyed two...

Turkic Council condemns Armenia’s attack on Azerbaijan

ANKARA The Turkic Council on Saturday denounced Armenia’s recent missile attack on Azerbaijan’s Ganja city. “Bombing civilians is against international humanitarian law. The Turkic Council condemns Armenia’s new arbitrary attacks by...

Azerbaijan frees 7 villages from Armenian occupation: Envoy

The Azerbaijani army liberated seven border villages from Armenian occupation, the country's envoy to Turkey said on Sunday amid the latter's latest violations in Nagorno-Karabakh region. "Azerbaijani Armed Forces have...

Russia calls for cease-fire in Upper Karabakh region

MOSCOW Russia has called on Azerbaijan and Armenia to end immediately clashes in the occupied Upper Karabakh region. "We call on the parties to immediately cease fire and start negotiations in...

Defense ministers' meeting held in Azerbaijan

BAKU Top military officials and defense ministers gathered in Baku, Azerbaijan on Wednesday for a meeting. The Council of Defense Ministers of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), a regional Eurasian...

Putin, Pashinyan meet in Moscow

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan discussed the situation in the Nagorno-Karabakh region at a meeting in Moscow on Wednesday. Putin said ahead of the meeting...

Turkish Red Crescent sends virus aid to Georgia

TBILISI, Georgia  Turkish Red Crescent has sent aid to Georgia to support the country's fight with COVID-19 as part of the collaboration with the aid agency's Georgian chapter. The aid included...

EU urges immediate end to Armenia-Azerbaijan clashes

ANKARA The EU on Sunday called for an immediate halt to border clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan. “The European Union calls for an immediate cessation of hostilities, de-escalation and for strict...

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...

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...