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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]

Russia: Armenia reaffirms commitment to Karabakh deal

MOSCOW Russia's foreign minister on Saturday said Armenia has reaffirmed its commitment to the Karabakh deal which ended weeks of armed clashes with neighbor Azerbaijan earlier this month. Speaking at a...

Top Azerbaijani, Russian diplomats talk on Karabakh

MOSCOW The foreign ministers of Azerbaijan and Russia on Sunday, discussed the situation in Upper Karabakh over the phone, said the Russian Foreign Ministry. Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov and his...

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,...

Azerbaijan, Armenia exchange bodies of soldiers

BAKU  Azerbaijan and Armenia on Saturday exchanged the bodies of soldiers, who died in the clashes around the city of Susha in Upper Karabakh region, the Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said. In...

UK welcomes Azerbaijan, Armenia deal over Karabakh

LONDON Britain welcomed the “agreement by Azerbaijan & Armenia to end the #NagornoKarabakh conflict,” Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab wrote on Twitter Tuesday. “They have made difficult decisions to prevent further loss...

Pakistan congratulates Azerbaijan over Karabakh victory

KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan on Tuesday congratulated Azerbaijan on the liberation of their key territories from Armenian occupation. "We congratulate the government and brotherly people of Azerbaijan on the liberation of their...

Russia announces cease-fire between Armenia, Azerbaijan

By Dmitri Chirciu MOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin announced early Tuesday that Azerbaijan and Armenia have signed a deal to end the conflict in the Upper Karabakh region. Putin announced a new...

Shusha, more than just a city for Azerbaijanis

BAKU Historical and cultural riches of Shusha, southwestern Azerbaijan, makes it more than just a city for Azerbaijanis. The key town in the Nagorno-Karabakh region was liberated from the Armenian...

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...

OSCE: Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to not target civilians

ANKARA  Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed Friday in Geneva not to target civilians in a conflict in Upper Karabakh, according to a group founded to find a solution to hostilities.  "The sides...

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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,...