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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]

Azerbaijan clears mines from areas freed in Karabakh

ANKARA Azerbaijani experts continue demining the territories in Karabakh that were recently liberated from Armenian forces, officials said on Sunday.  Since Sept. 27 at least 750 unexploded missiles and rockets, 4,500...

Azerbaijan: France's Karabakh resolution 'provocative'

BAKU, Azerbaijan A so-called resolution in the French Senate urging the recognition of Nagorno-Karabakh as an independent country is "biased" and "provocative," Azerbaijan has said. "First of all, we would like...

Azerbaijani army resolved 28-year conflict in 44 days

BAKU - The Azerbaijani army’s successful operations in the field brought the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict to a close in 44 days, something that the Organization for Security and Co-operation in...

'Azerbaijan will restore, revive all liberated lands'

ANKARA Azerbaijan will revive and restore all of its territories liberated from nearly three decades of Armenian occupation, the country’s president said on Wednesday. “We have major plans for the restoration...

Azerbaijan: 1 soldier martyred in mine blast

MOSCOW A mine blast in the Upper Karabakh region martyred one Azerbaijani soldier and also injured a Russian soldier, Russian military officials said Monday. The blast took place in the Suqovusan...

Azerbaijani president visits recently liberated Aghdam

BAKU Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on Monday visited Aghdam province that was recently liberated after 27 years from the Armenian forces’ occupation. In videos shared by Aliyev's wife, Mihriban Aliyeva, on...

Azerbaijan: Armenians turned Aghdam into ruined city

BAKU, Azerbaijan Residents of Aghdam, which was occupied by Armenia for 27 years, said Saturday it was turned into a ruined city. In Aghdam, where the Armenian army withdrew on Nov....

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,...

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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...