Nagorno-Karabakh tensions

  • Armenian leader sees no quick diplomatic solution in Nagorno-Karabakh
    YEREVAN/BAKU, October 21 (Reuters): Armenia's prime minister said on Wednesday he saw no possibility of a diplomatic solution at this stage in the conflict with Azerbaijan over the mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh. His comments, after Azerbaijan's president said he believed the conflict could be solved militarily, increased doubts over a diplomatic push by major powers to bring peace to the South Caucasus region. In the latest flare-up of the decades-old conflict, hun
  • Azerbaijan accuses Armenia of trying to attack pipelines, Nagorno-Karabakh tensions rise
    YEREVAN/BAKU (Reuters) - Azerbaijan accused Armenia on Wednesday of trying to attack its gas and oil pipelines and warned of a "severe" response, as tensions mounted over a fraying ceasefire in the mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh. Armenia has denied targeting Azeri pipelines, which supply world markets with oil and gas, but concern is growing over the failure of a four-day-old ceasefire to end the worst fighting in decades over the tiny territory in the South Caucasus