Nagorno-Karabakh region

  • Death toll rises as Azeris, Armenians say civilian areas are under fire
    EREVAN/BAKU, October 5 (Reuters):  Azerbaijan and Armenia accused each other on Monday of attacking civilian areas and said the death toll was rising from the deadliest fighting in the South Caucasus for more than 25 years. NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg added his voice to calls for an immediate end to the clashes over Nagorno-Karabakh, a mountain enclave that belongs to Azerbaijan under international law but is populated and governed by ethnic Armenians. But prospects for
  • Azerbaijan wants Turkey part of future Caucasus peace process
    ANKARA/MOSCOW, October 5 (Reuters): Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev said in an interview Monday on the Turkish state broadcaster that Turkey must be involved in the peace process for the Nagorno-Karabakh region after a potential future ceasefire. "Turkey must definitely be in any upcoming peace process. A peace process will surely be started. Clashes cannot go on forever, so the sooner the better," Aliyev said on TRT Haber. Armenia and Azerbaijan accus
  • Armenians, Azeris accuse each other of striking civilian areas
    YEREVAN/BAKU, October 5 (Reuters): Armenia and Azerbaijan accused each other on Monday of attacking civilian areas on a ninth day of fighting, the deadliest in the South Caucasus region for more than 25 years. Hundreds of people have been killed in the latest outbreak of war over Nagorno-Karabakh, a mountain enclave that belongs to Azerbaijan under international law but is populated and governed by ethnic Armenians. Nagorno-Karabakh said Azeri forces launched rocket str
  • Russia and France seek end to fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh
    BAKU/YEREVAN, October 1 (Reuters): Russia and France stepped up calls for a ceasefire between Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces on Thursday as the death toll rose in the heaviest clashes around the Nagorno-Karabakh region since the 1990s. The Kremlin said President Vladimir Putin and French President Emmanuel Macron had discussed steps that the Organization for Security and Co-operation's (OSCE) Minsk group, which mediates in the conflict, could take to end the fighting
  • Armenian, Azeri forces clash again, at least 21 reported killed
    YEREVAN/BAKU, SEPTEMBER 28 (Reuters): Armenian and Azeri forces exchanged fierce fire for a second day on Monday over the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, with the sides accusing each other of using heavy artillery amid reports of at least 21 deaths and hundreds of people being wounded. The clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan, the heaviest since 2016, have rekindled concern over stability in the South Caucasus region, a corridor for pipelines carrying oil and gas to world
  • Clashes erupt between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh
    YEREVAN/BAKU, September 27 (Reuters): Armenia declared martial law and mobilised its male population on Sunday after clashes with Azerbaijan over the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region in which sources on both sides reported fatalities. Authorities in Nagorno-Karabakh, a mainly ethnic Armenian region inside Azerbaijan which declared independence in 1991, also announced martial law and mobilised the male population after clashes which the two sides blamed on each other. A