Armenia, Azerbaijan trade accusations on violations of ceasefire agreement

Armenia and Azerbaijan accused each other on Sunday of violating a new humanitarian ceasefire in fighting over the mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, hours after it was agreed. The truce agreed on Saturday came into force at midnight (2000 GMT) after a week-old Russian-brokered ceasefire failed to halt the worst fighting in the South Caucasus since… Read More Armenia, Azerbaijan trade accusations on violations of ceasefire agreement

Azerbaijan accuses Armenia of attempted attacks on pipelines as tensions over disputed region rise

Azerbaijan accused Armenia on Wednesday of trying to attack its gas and oil pipelines and warned of a “severe” response as tensions rose sharply around a fraying ceasefire in the mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh. Armenia denied the claim and said Azeri forces were trying to seize control of the tiny territory, which is governed by… Read More Azerbaijan accuses Armenia of attempted attacks on pipelines as tensions over disputed region rise

At least twenty-one people killed following fresh clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan over disputed region

At least 21 people were killed on Monday in a second day of heavy clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh that reportedly involved air power, missiles and heavy armour. The fiercest fighting in years between the two former Soviet republics has revived concern over stability in the South Caucasus, a corridor… Read More At least twenty-one people killed following fresh clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan over disputed region

Several dead, injured following clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan over disputed region

Clashes erupted between Armenia and Azerbaijan on Sunday over the volatile Nagorno-Karabakh region, reigniting concern about instability in the South Caucasus, a corridor for pipelines transporting oil and gas to world markets. The breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh said that 16 of its servicemen were killed and more than 100 wounded in the clashes. Both sides,… Read More Several dead, injured following clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan over disputed region

Twelve dead following clashes at Azerbaijan-Armenia border

Seven Azeri soldiers and a civilian and four Armenian servicemen were killed on Tuesday in the third day of border clashes between countries that fought a war in the 1990s over the mountainous Nagorno-Karabakh region. The international community worries about clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan in part because of the threat to instability in the… Read More Twelve dead following clashes at Azerbaijan-Armenia border