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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 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,...

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...

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Europol: 45 suspects arrested in anti-drug operations

HAGUE  – Police arrested 45 suspects Friday during an international operation against a drug-trafficking network from Brazil into Europe, Europol said Friday. "This international sting,...

South Africa records 3,370 new COVID-19 cases

JOHANNESBURG  - South Africa recorded 3,370 new coronavirus cases Friday, bringing the number of infections to 781,941, according to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize. He said...

Tanzania’s opposition party expels rebel MPs

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania  - Tanzania's main opposition party, Democracy and Progress (CHADEMA), expelled 19 rebel legislators Friday for allegedly forging party documents and...

Al-Akhras: My hunger strike revealed Israeli crimes

JENIN, Palestine - Former Palestinian prisoner Maher al-Akhras, who was on a hunger strike for 103 days, believes he succeeded in exposing Israeli occupation."My...

Navalny urges EU to sanction Russian oligarchs

ANKARA  - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny urged the EU to impose direct sanctions Friday against oligarchs close to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Navalny said...