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Azerbaijan Says Four Civilians Killed In Anti-Tank Mine Blast In Newly Retaken Region.

Four Azerbaijani civilians were killed on November 28 when their car triggered an anti-tank mine in a region that was taken by Azerbaijan during recent fighting with Armenian forces.

Azerbaijan's Parliament Calls For French Removal From Nagorno-Karabakh Mediation.

Azerbaijani lawmakers on November 26 called for France to be expelled from the Minsk Group mediating in the Nagorno-Karabakh dispute after the French Senate backed the breakaway region's independence claim.

French Senate urges Paris to recognize Nagorno-Karabakh as independent republic.

No country recognizes the region, which Armenia and Azerbaijan have been at odds over for decades, as independent.

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Azerbaijani leader promises ‘life will return’ to region ceded by Armenia.

Nagorno-Karabakh lies within Azerbaijan but has been under the control of ethnic Armenian forces backed by Armenia since a separatist war there ended in 1994.

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Azerbaijani forces move into further territory ceded by Armenia in brokered truce.

A cease-fire brokered by Russia two weeks ago stipulated that Armenia hand over control to Azerbaijan of some areas its holds outside Nagorno-Karabakh's borders.

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Azerbaijani Forces Enter Second District Returned By Armenia Under Nagorno-Karabakh Truce.

Azerbaijani forces have entered the second of three districts to be handed back by Armenia as part of a deal that ended weeks of fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh.

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Putin Discusses Nagorno-Karabakh With Armenian, Azerbaijani Leaders.

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the implementation of a Russian-brokered agreement that stopped the war in the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region in separate phone calls with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister...

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Armenian Economy Minister Resigns As Government Faces Pressure Over Nagorno-Karabakh Truce.

Armenia's economy minister, Tigran Khachatrian, has tendered his resignation.

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Land Mine Kills Officer As Search Continues For Armenian, Azerbaijani Missing.

A land mine reportedly killed an Azerbaijani officer and wounded several ethnic Armenian officials and a Russian peacekeeper in Nagorno-Karabakh on November 23, in the latest reminder of lingering obstacles to identifying the dead two weeks after ...

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Azerbaijan Launches Probes Into Videos Showing Possible Torture Of Captured Armenian Soldiers.

Azerbaijan's Prosecutor-General's Office says it has launched probes into several videos showing the possible torture of captured Armenian soldiers and the desecration of the corpses of Armenian troops by Azerbaijani servicemen during recent fight...

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Azerbaijan people displaced by war seek to return home, if it exists.

As Azerbaijan regains control of land it lost to Armenian forces a quarter-century ago, civilians who fled the fighting decades ago wonder if they can go back home now -- and if there's still a home to go back to.

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Russian FM, Defense Minister Discuss Truce With Armenian Prime Minister.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu have met in Yerevan with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian to discuss the implementation of a Russian-brokered truce in the war over Nagorno-Karabakh.

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Wife Of Former Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian Dies Of COVID-19.

The wife of former Armenian President Serzh Sarkisian has died after being infected with the coronavirus. She was 58.

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Azerbaijan Army Enters Agdam As Armenians Flee

Azerbaijani troops have entered a district bordering Nagorno-Karabakh as part of a Russian-brokered peace agreement that ended a six-week war with Armenian forces over the breakaway region.

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EU Hails End Of Nagorno-Karabakh Fighting, Urges Parties To Stick To Cease-Fire.

The European Union has welcomed the end of fighting in and around the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh and called on all sides to "strictly respect" the Moscow-brokered cease-fire between Armenia and Azerbaijan in order to prevent further loss...

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Rival Rallies In Yerevan As Armenia Reels From Nagorno-Karabakh Truce.

Several thousand people gathered in central Yerevan on November 18 for a second week of anti-government demonstrations demanding Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian's resignation. At the same time, several hundred people staged a pro-Pashinian...

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Turkey Approves Sending Troops To Joint Russian Monitoring Center In Azerbaijan.

The Turkish parliament has passed a resolution to send troops to monitor a Russia-brokered peace accord between Azerbaijan and Armenia. 

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Armenian President Calls For Snap Elections As Government Faces Mounting Pressure Over Karabakh Deal.

President Armen Sarkisian has called for holding early parliamentary elections in Armenia, saying that they are needed to resolve a political crisis sparked by the war in the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

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Armenian foreign minister resigns amid political turmoil over Nagorno-Karabakh.

Nagorno-Karabakh lies within Azerbaijan but has been under the control of ethnic Armenian forces backed by Armenia since a separatist war there ended in 1994.

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Protests Demanding Prime Minister's Resignation Continue In Armenia.

Thousands of people gathered in Armenia's capital on November 16 to protest a cease-fire agreement that ended more than six weeks of fighting with Azerbaijan over its breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region. Protesters filled Yerevan's central Freedom S...

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Nagorno-Karabakh: Azerbaijanis Plan Return As Armenians Destroy Homes.

Azerbaijanis who fled the Nagorno-Karabakh region during the 1990s conflict with Armenians are now looking forward to returning to their home villages. But as Armenians left, they were burning their houses and ripping down electricity poles.​

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Pashinian Denies Calling For Civil Strife In Armenia Amid Anger Over Karabakh Truce Deal.

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian sparked criticism for comments that were interpreted by the Armenian opposition as a call for confrontation, but he insisted they were not meant to incite any civil strife.

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Armenian PM Fires Foreign Minister As Pressure Mounts Over Peace Deal.

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian has dismissed his foreign minister in a cabinet reshuffle as opposition groups accuse the government of capitulating to Azerbaijan in a controversial peace deal.

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Russian peacekeepers guard Armenian monastery after territory ceded to Azerbaijan.

Father Ovanes, the superior of the monastery, said he would not leave, regardless of whether there were Russian peacekeepers stationed there to protect him.

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Christian churches will be protected, Azerbaijan leader says.

The president of Azerbaijan is promising that Christian churches will be protected when the strongly Muslim country takes possession of areas formerly controlled by Armenians.

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