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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 downs another Armenian SU-25 fighter jet

ANKARA Azerbaijan on Sunday shot down another Armenian Su-25 fighter jet, according to the country's Defense Ministry – the second Su-25 to be downed in as many days. In a statement,...

Azerbaijan: Armenia already violated new cease-fire

ANKARA Armenian forces have already "grossly violated" a new humanitarian cease-fire only hours old, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry said Sunday. "During the night, the enemy fired at the vicinity of the city...

Azerbaijan exerts ‘superiority’ on front line: Military

BAKU, Azerbaijan - Armenia suffered heavy losses as Azerbaijan exerted operational superiority along the entire front line of battle, Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said Sunday. The ministry said news disseminated by...

New truce between Azerbaijan, Armenia enters into force

BAKU, Azerbaijan A new temporary humanitarian cease-fire reached between Azerbaijan and Armenia entered into force as of midnight Sunday local time (2000 GMT). A statement by Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry earlier said...

Azerbaijan, Armenia announce new cease-fire

BAKU, Azerbaijan Azerbaijan and Armenia have agreed to a fresh cease-fire starting from midnight Sunday. “The Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Armenia have agreed to a humanitarian truce as...

US media ignores deadly Armenia strike on civilians

WASHINGTON The mainstream US media disregarded Saturday the Armenian strike on Azerbaijani civilians, which killed more than a dozen including children. Prominent outlets such as The New York Times, The Wall...

Turkic Council condemns Armenia’s attack on Azerbaijan

ANKARA The Turkic Council on Saturday denounced Armenia’s recent missile attack on Azerbaijan’s Ganja city. “Bombing civilians is against international humanitarian law. The Turkic Council condemns Armenia’s new arbitrary attacks by...

Pakistan rejects Armenian premier’s 'baseless' comments

KARACHI, Pakistan In a sharp reaction, Islamabad on Saturday dismissed what it said were “baseless and unwarranted” remarks by Armenia’s premier about the alleged role of Pakistan’s army in the...

Baku urges int'l community to condemn Armenia attacks

ANKARA A top Azerbaijani official on Saturday urged the international community to condemn Armenia’s attacks on civilian settlements in Azerbaijan. Hikmet Hajiyev, the assistant to the Azerbaijani president and head of...

Azerbaijan shoots down Armenian fighter jet

ANKARA Azerbaijan shot down an Armenian fighter jet on Saturday morning, the country's Defense Ministry said. In a statement, the ministry said the Su-25 aircraft was attempting to launch air strikes...

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Mass grave of Daesh/ISIS victims found in Iraq’s Kirkuk

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Australian firms to attend China fair amid trade row

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South Korea’s chipmaker to buy Intel's NAND memory unit

ANKARA South Korean giant chipmaker SK Hynix Inc. on Tuesday announced it will buy NAND memory unit business of the US semiconductor giant Intel Corp.  SK...

'Iran's stance on Upper Karabakh benefits occupation'

ANKARA Iran's neutral stance on the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Upper Karabakh region, involving an equal approach to both sides, ultimately benefits...