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People carry Azerbaijn's national flags as they rally in support of Azerbeijan's Army in Baku, Azerbaijan, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Skirmishes on the volatile Armenia-Azerbaijan border escalated Tuesday, marking the most serious outbreak of hostilities between the neighbors since the fighting in 2016. (AP Photo/Aziz Karimov)

Armenians and Azerbaijanis clash in Moscow

Jul. 25, 2020 12:03 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Azerbaijanis and Armenians have engaged in a series of fights and violent rampages in Moscow, venting their anger over recent cross-border clashes between the two ex-Soviet nations. Moscow police said Saturday they have detained over 30 people on charges of involvement in fights and...

Armenian soldiers take their position on the front line in Tavush region, Armenia, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Skirmishes on the volatile Armenia-Azerbaijan border escalated Tuesday, marking the most serious outbreak of hostilities between the neighbors since the fighting in 2016. (Armenian Defense Ministry Press Service/PanPhoto via AP)

Armenia-Azerbaijan border fighting escalates; 16 killed

Jul. 17, 2020 2:45 PM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia and Azerbaijan forces fought Tuesday with heavy artillery and drones, leaving at least 16 people killed on both sides, including an Azerbaijani general, in the worst outbreak of hostilities in years. Skirmishes on the volatile border between the two South Caucasus nations...

Relatives and friends mourn at the coffin with the body of Major Garush Hambardzumyan, who was killed during a fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia forces at the ceremony at Yerevan's Yerablur military pantheon, in Yerevan, Armenia, Thursday, July 16, 2020. Clashes resumed between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces on the South Caucasus nations' shared border Thursday morning, with both sides blaming each other for attacks that continue the worst outbreak of hostilities in years. (Karo Sahakyan/PAN Photo via AP)

Clashes resume on volatile Armenian-Azerbaijani border

Jul. 16, 2020 3:56 PM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces flared up again Thursday on the South Caucasus nations' shared border, with both sides blaming the other for the attacks that extended the worst outbreak of hostilities between the two countries in years. In a statement that reflected...

4 Azerbaijani troops die in clashes with Armenia

Jul. 13, 2020 8:19 PM EDT

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia and Azerbaijan blamed each other Monday for skirmishes on their volatile border that has left four Azerbaijani soldiers dead and several troops wounded on both sides. The two neighbors in the South Caucasus have been locked in conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh, a region of...

150 stranded Azerbaijanis to return home from Russia

Jun. 16, 2020 12:07 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — More than 150 Azerbaijani citizens stranded in Russia amid the coronavirus pandemic will be able to return home on Tuesday, Azerbaijani officials said. Earlier on Tuesday some 400 Azerbaijani nationals stranded in a make-shift camp near the border in Russia's North Caucasus republic of...