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15 Armenian soldiers die in fire at military base

Jan. 19, 2023 06:35 AM EST

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — A fire at a military base in Armenia early Thursday killed 15 soldiers after they used gasoline for heating, the Defense Ministry said. The blaze quickly swept through a military barrack in the village of Azat, in Gegharkunik province, eastern Armenia. ...

Armenia cancels military drills, widening rift with Moscow

Jan. 10, 2023 10:54 AM EST

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — The prime minister of Armenia said Tuesday that his country has refused to host military drills planned by a Russia-dominated security pact, an announcement that reflected the Armenian government's growing tensions with Moscow. Nikol Pashinyan has repeatedly...

Soldier wounded amid heightened Armenia-Azerbaijan tensions

Nov. 10, 2022 11:33 AM EST

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia ’s Defence Ministry reported Thursday that an Armenian soldier was wounded and in critical condition after being shot by Azerbaijani forces on the eastern section of the Armenian-Azerbaijani border. Both sides accused each other of opening fire on...

No breakthrough in Armenia, Azerbaijan peace talks in Russia

Oct. 31, 2022 17:57 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan on Monday to try to broker a settlement to a longstanding conflict between the two ex-Soviet neighbors, but announced no breakthrough. The peace talks took place as Putin’s military...