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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 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...

Azerbaijan moves European court over Armenia's attacks

BAKU Azerbaijan has moved the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) over Armenia’s attacks on civilians, authorities said on Friday. In a meeting with representatives of diplomatic missions and media outlets,...

Azerbaijani military continues operations to free land

BAKU, Azerbaijan  Azerbaijani army continues its military operations to liberate territories occupied for nearly 30 years by Armenian forces, the country's Defense Ministry said on Sunday. In a statement, the ministry...

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Man who inspired ‘Hotel Rwanda’ gets 25 years for terrorism

KIGALI, Rwanda  A Rwandan dissident was sentenced to 25 years in prison Monday on terrorism-related charges.  Paul Rusesabagina, who was portrayed as a hero in the...

German chancellor hopeful vows to enhance ties with Turkey

BERLIN German conservative chancellor candidate Armin Laschet has promised to improve ties with Turkey if his party wins parliamentary elections on Sunday. “I know how important...