Armenian security forces foil assassination attempt on PM Nikol Pashinyan

Armenia prevented an assassination attempt on Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and the seizure of power by a group of former officials, the National Security Service (NSS) said on Saturday. Pashinyan had come under pressure with thousands of demonstrators protesting since Tuesday and demanding he resign over a ceasefire that secured territorial advances for Azerbaijan in… Read More Armenian security forces foil assassination attempt on PM Nikol Pashinyan

Armenians set houses on fire before handover of village to Azerbaijan

Still wearing the camouflage fatigues in which he had fought against Azeri forces a week earlier, Arsen, an ethnic Armenian, lit a fire on Saturday under his sister’s dining room table in the small village of Charektar. As the flames took hold with the help of strips of cardboard, he used a wooden chair to… Read More Armenians set houses on fire before handover of village to Azerbaijan

Russia deploys peacekeeping troops to Nagorno-Karabkah following ceasefire agreement

Russian peacekeeping troops deployed to the war-ravaged enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh in the early hours of Tuesday as part of a ceasefire deal President Vladimir Putin said should pave the way for a lasting political settlement of the conflict there. The deal, agreed by Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia, ushered in a full ceasefire from midnight Moscow… Read More Russia deploys peacekeeping troops to Nagorno-Karabkah following ceasefire agreement

Armenia, Azerbaijan trade accusations on fresh attacks in Nagorno-Karabakh region

Armenia and Azerbaijan once more accused each other of bombing residential areas on Saturday, in defiance of a pact to avoid the deliberate targeting of civilians in and around the mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh. Shelling was reported by both sides within hours of the latest agreement to defuse the conflict, reached after talks in Geneva… Read More Armenia, Azerbaijan trade accusations on fresh attacks in Nagorno-Karabakh region

Armenia, Azerbaijan meet in Geneva to discuss resolution of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

The foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan met international mediators in Geneva on Friday in the latest round of talks to resolve conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, where hundreds have been killed in more than a month of fighting. The ministers are meeting envoys from France, Russia and the United States, co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group… Read More Armenia, Azerbaijan meet in Geneva to discuss resolution of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Civilians dead as Azerbaijan, Armenia trade accusations on shelling in disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region

Azerbaijan and Armenia accused each other of killing civilians by shelling cities in and around Nagorno-Karabakh on Wednesday, in an escalation of a month-long conflict over the mountain enclave that has defied three ceasefires. Azerbaijan said 21 people were killed when Armenian shells hit the town of Barda, northeast of Nagorno-Karabakh. Armenian-backed officials in Nagorno-Karabakh… Read More Civilians dead as Azerbaijan, Armenia trade accusations on shelling in disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region

U.S. announces new ceasefire between Azerbaijan and Armenia over disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region

The United States on Sunday said a new humanitarian ceasefire will take effect on Monday in the conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, even as fresh fighting erupted between the two sides who blame each other for the failure of previous truces. The ceasefire is due to take effect at 8… Read More U.S. announces new ceasefire between Azerbaijan and Armenia over disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region

New clashes impedes ceasefire agreement in Nagorno-Karabakh region

A ceasefire in the mountain territory of Nagorno-Karabakh was under severe strain on Tuesday after new clashes between Azeri and ethnic Armenian forces in their deadliest fighting since the 1990s. The ceasefire, agreed on Saturday, has had little impact on fighting that began on September 27, despite concerns it could spark a wider conflict involving… Read More New clashes impedes ceasefire agreement in Nagorno-Karabakh region