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UN court orders Azerbaijan, Armenia not to aggravate dispute

Dec. 07, 2021 20:32 PM EST

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Judges at the United Nations’ top court imposed orders on Azerbaijan and Armenia on Tuesday to prevent discrimination against one another's citizens in the aftermath of their war last year over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. The orders came...

Putin: Talks with Armenia, Azerbaijan leaders 'constructive'

Nov. 26, 2021 13:07 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said the talks he hosted in southern Russia Friday with the leaders of regional rivals Armenia and Azerbaijan were “constructive” and produced a series of agreements on key issues. The meeting with Armenian Prime...

Armenian PM: Hotline with Azerbaijan set up after clashes

Nov. 23, 2021 15:30 PM EST

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia has reached an agreement with Azerbaijan to establish a hotline between their defense chiefs after last week's deadly clashes on their border, the Armenian prime minister said Tuesday. Nikol Pashinyan said during an online news conference...

Armenia says soldier killed by Azerbaijani shelling

Nov. 22, 2021 13:05 PM EST

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenian says one of its soldiers was killed by Azerbaijani shelling on Monday amid simmering tensions on the border between the two ex-Soviet neighbors. Armenia and Azerbaijan have been locked in a decades-old dispute over the separatist region...

Azerbaijan loses 7 troops in border clashes with Armenia

Nov. 17, 2021 03:18 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Seven Azerbaijani service members were killed and 10 more were wounded in clashes with Armenia on the border between the two ex-Soviet nations, Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry said Wednesday. Armenian officials reported one casualty and said 13 of their...

Casualties reported in clashes on Armenia-Azerbaijan border

Nov. 16, 2021 18:21 PM EST

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia and Azerbaijan reported military clashes on their shared border Tuesday and blamed each other for starting the conflict amid tensions between the two ex-Soviet nations that have simmered since a six-week war last year over Nagorno-Karabakh. ...

Germany defender Süle positive for virus, 4 more quarantined

Nov. 09, 2021 09:14 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — Germany defender Niklas Süle has tested positive for the coronavirus and four more players are in quarantine as a precaution ahead of World Cup qualifying games against Liechtenstein and Armenia. Team director Oliver Bierhoff said Tuesday that Süle was...

Azerbaijan celebrates Nagorno-Karabakh victory anniversary

Nov. 08, 2021 15:32 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Tens of thousands marched across Azerbaijan's capital on Monday to mark the one-year anniversary of the country's victory in the six-week battle over Nagorno-Karabakh. Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev declared Nov. 8 as Victory Day to mark the capture...

At UN court, Azerbaijan accuses Armenia of ethnic cleansing

Oct. 18, 2021 10:50 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Azerbaijan's deputy foreign minister accused Armenia of “ethnic cleansing” and continuing to lay landmines in Nagorno-Karabakh even after a cease-fire ended a six-week war in the disputed region late last year, as a second case related to the conflict...

At UN court, Armenia accuses Azerbaijan of ethnic hatred

Oct. 14, 2021 11:27 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Armenia urged judges at a United Nations court Thursday to order Azerbaijan to release Armenians detained during a six-week war last year and to stop promoting ethnic hatred. Azerbaijan urged judges to reject the requests as the two nations faced off in a Hague...