Russia asks Azerbaijan to take care of Christian shrines in Nagorno-Karabakh

MOSCOW: Russia’s President Vladimir Putin told his Azeri counterpart Ilham Aliyev on Saturday to take care of Christian shrines in parts of Nagorno-Karabakh that Azerbaijan gets under this week`s ceasefire agreement, the Kremlin said. Russia brokered a ceasefire on Tuesday that secured territorial advances for Azerbaijan around the ethnic Armenian region, where Azeri troops have … Read more

Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia sign deal to 'end conflict' in Nagorno-Karabakh region

YEREVAN/BAKU: Armenia, Azerbaijan and Russia said they have signed a deal to end the military conflict over the Nagorno-Karabakh region after more than a month of bloodshed. Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan first announced the signing on social media in the early hours of Tuesday and the Kremlin and Azerbaijan`s President Ilham Aliyev later confirmed … Read more

Armenia-Azerbaijan war: Azerbaijan accidentally shoots down Russian helicopter in Armenia

Baku: Azerbaijan has apologized for accidentally shooting down a Russian Mi-24 military helicopter near its border with Armenia border, which killed two Russian servicemen. The incident on Monday was accidental and not directed against the Russian side, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry said in a statement, adding that Baku it was ready to pay appropriate compensation, … Read more

Azerbaijan claims capture of Karabakh's second-largest city Shusha, Armenia denies

BAKU/YEREVAN: Azeris celebrated on the streets of Baku after President Ilham Aliyev said on Sunday his country`s forces had taken Shusha, the second-largest city in the Nagorno-Karabakh enclave, but Armenian officials denied the city had been captured. Shusha, which Armenians call Shushi, is of cultural and strategic importance to both sides and is located 15 … Read more