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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]

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...

Karabakh war: Fallen Azerbaijani hero remembered

BAKU, Azerbaijan  Azerbaijani defense officials have shared the story of a decorated army officer martyred during the recent clashes to liberate Nagorno-Karabakh, also known as Upper Karabakh, from Armenia. On Dec....

Turkish-Russian joint center to be ready in 2 weeks

BAKU The construction of the Turkish-Russian joint monitoring center will be completed in two weeks, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said on Thursday. “The sooner the Monitoring Center starts operating, the better,...

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...

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Turkish Central Bank reserves rise to $97.7B in June

ANKARA  The Turkish Central Bank announced on Wednesday that its official reserves amounted to $97.7 billion as of the end of June. Total reserve assets increased...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – July 28, 2021

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments in Turkey, around the world and the coronavirus pandemic. - Developments in Turkey,...

Tunisian president dismisses some top state officials

Tunisian President Kais Saied dismissed some top state officials Tuesday, according to a state bulletin. The bulletin included the president’s latest decisions on the dismissal...

Turkish foreign minister expresses support to Tunisian people following coup attempt

ANKARA The Turkish foreign minister expressed Tuesday Turkey's support to the Tunisian people following Sunday’s coup attempt. Mevlut Cavusoglu held a phone conversation with his Tunisian...

Turkey condemns EU’s stance on partial opening of Northern Cyprus’ ‘ghost town’

ANKARA Turkey on Tuesday dismissed remarks made by EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell on the partial reopening of the Maras region in the Turkish...