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Caucasus

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 may shift to semi-presidential system: premier

YEREVAN, Armenia Armenia may shift to a semi-presidential system of government, Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said Monday.  Pashinyan proposed holding a referendum in the former Soviet republic in late 2021 to...

Baku warns Armenia against 'illegal' force deployments

BAKU, AzerbaijanAzerbaijan on Sunday warned Armenia not to deploy new troops to its territories. In a Foreign Ministry statement, Baku said that deploying its forces in internationally recognized territories of...

Armenian president rejects army chief’s dismissal

YERIVAN, Armenia Armenian President Armen Sargsyan on Saturday rejected a prime ministerial order to sack the army’s chief of General Staff. “The sole purpose of the President is to protect the...

Azerbaijan marks 29th anniversary of Khojaly massacre

BAKU, Azerbaijan The Azerbaijani capital Baku on Friday commemorated the anniversary of the Khojaly massacre, in which hundreds of Azerbaijani citizens were killed by Armenian forces 29 years ago. On Feb....

‘Armenia has never been in such a pathetic situation’

BAKU, Azerbaijan  Azerbaijan’s president criticized Armenia on Thursday, saying internal conflicts occur almost daily in the country and the principles of democracy are ignored.  “Armenia has never been in such a...

EU urges calm amid political tension in Armenia

BRUSSELS The EU Thursday urged all political actors in Armenia to avoid further escalation of tensions. “The European Union is following developments in Armenia very closely. We ask all actors for...

Putin, Pashinyan discuss political crisis in Armenia

MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the political crisis in Armenia with the country's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, the Kremlin said on Thursday. Putin urged Armenia to maintain order and peace...
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NATO urges democracy in Armenia

ANKARA NATO encouraged democracy in Armenia on Thursday amid growing tension between the military and prime minister. “We are closely monitoring developments in our partner country Armenia. It’s important to avoid...

Armenian military maintains call for premier to resign

YEREVAN, Armenia The Armenian military on Thursday maintained its call for Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan to resign, saying the call was not made under any pressure. In a statement, the General...

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...

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Turkish president, UN chief discuss ways to end crisis caused by Russia-Ukraine war

ANKARA The Turkish president and UN secretary-general on Monday spoke over phone and discussed initiatives aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine...

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Russia becomes China’s largest oil supplier

ANKARA Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become China's largest oil supplier, as refiners bought up Russian crude oil offered at a huge discount...

EU, Egypt agree on partnership priorities until 2027

BRUSSELS The EU and Egypt have agreed on the partnership priorities guiding their relationship until 2027. The Association Council of the European Union and Egypt...

Syria's Tal Rifat surrounded with tunnels by YPG/PKK terrorists

TAL RIFAT, Syria / ANKARA The YPG/PKK terror group is using a sophisticated network of tunnels in the Tal Rifat district in northern Syria to...