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Azerbaijan: Country in the Caucasus
Azerbaijan, officially the Republic of Azerbaijan, is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, it is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, the Russian republic of Dagestan to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia and Turkey to the west, and Iran to the south.

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More lives claimed in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict [Video]

More lives claimed in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Azerbaijan and Armenia accused each other of killing civilians by shelling cities in and around Nagorno-Karabakh on Wednesday, in an escalation of a month-long conflict over the mountain enclave that..

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Armenians across the world show solidarity over Nagorno-Karabakh [Video]

Armenians across the world show solidarity over Nagorno-Karabakh

Many are confident that their ancestral homeland Armenia is right in its fight with Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh and the conflict has galvanised them further.

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Azerbaijan says 21 dead in Armenia attack near Nagorno-Karabakh [Video]

Azerbaijan says 21 dead in Armenia attack near Nagorno-Karabakh

Azerbaijan accuses Armenia of killing 21 people and wounding dozens in a missile strike near the disputed region.

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More shelling hits Armenian-Azeri conflict [Video]

More shelling hits Armenian-Azeri conflict

Azerbaijan and Armenia accused each other of killing civilians by shelling cities in and around Nagorno-Karabakh on Wednesday, in an escalation of a month-long conflict over the mountain enclave that..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:24Published
Azerbaijan accuses Armenia of killing 21 civilians in missile strike [Video]

Azerbaijan accuses Armenia of killing 21 civilians in missile strike

Azerbaijan has accused Armenia of killing at least 21 civilians and wounding dozens more in a missile strike close to the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.

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Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Communities feel increasing strain [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Communities feel increasing strain

Three truce attempts have failed to stop Azerbaijan and Armenia clashing, with more than 1,000 killed in one month.

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Armenia, Azerbaijan blame each other for violating third ceasefire [Video]

Armenia, Azerbaijan blame each other for violating third ceasefire

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Water supply at heart of Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict [Video]

Water supply at heart of Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict

Azerbaijanis are seeing a crucial supply of water return since their government took back a main reservoir that Armenia has occupied since the early 1990s.

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Armenian couple gets married at a shelled cathedral [Video]

Armenian couple gets married at a shelled cathedral

An Armenian couple got married at the heavily ruined Holy Saviour Cathedral in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, which was attacked just two weeks before, according to local reports. The groom is a soldier..

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Flare-up rages on over Nagorno-Karabakh despite US-hosted peace talks [Video]

Flare-up rages on over Nagorno-Karabakh despite US-hosted peace talks

As Armenian and Azerbaijani diplomats arrived in the US for peace talks, fighting continued over Nagorno-Karabakh.View on euronews

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As Nagorno-Karabakh fighting rages, fears of a COVID spike abound [Video]

As Nagorno-Karabakh fighting rages, fears of a COVID spike abound

In Armenia and Azerbaijan, some fear that those displaced by the fighting will help spread COVID further.

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Clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh despite U.S. talks [Video]

Clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh despite U.S. talks

[NFA] New clashes broke out between Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces over Nagorno-Karabakh a day after talks in Washington to try to end the deadliest fighting in the enclave in more than a..

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Pompeo holds talks over Nagorno-Karabakh crisis [Video]

Pompeo holds talks over Nagorno-Karabakh crisis

The foreign minsters of Armenia And Azerbaijan are in Washington to meet with U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo over the ongoing fighting taking place over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. Adam..

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Nagorno-Karabakh: Civilians bear brunt of conflict's devastation [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh: Civilians bear brunt of conflict's devastation

In Azerbaijan, thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes as people on both sides of the conflict suffer.

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Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Armenians step up to volunteer [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Armenians step up to volunteer

Despite truce, Azerbaijan and Armenia blame each other for the continued clashes over disputed territory.

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Azeri artillery in use against Armenian forces [Video]

Azeri artillery in use against Armenian forces

Footage released by the Defence Ministry of Azerbaijan on Tuesday showed what is said to be artillery bombarding positions of the Armenian Armed Forces as fighting between the two countries over the..

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Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Armenia, Azerbaijan blame each other for truce violations [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Armenia, Azerbaijan blame each other for truce violations

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Nagorno-Karabakh: Ganja attack dents truce hopes [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh: Ganja attack dents truce hopes

Many people in Azerbaijan think there is little hope that the truce will bring peace

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Nagorno Karabakh truce crumbles within hours [Video]

Nagorno Karabakh truce crumbles within hours

A humanitarian ceasefire between Azerbaijan and Armenia came into force at midnight on Saturday, only to crumble within a few hours - with both sides accusing the other of violations. David Doyle..

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Civilians killed in Ganja as Nagorno-Karabakh conflict escalates [Video]

Civilians killed in Ganja as Nagorno-Karabakh conflict escalates

Armenia rejects claims it was behind the attack that prompted Azerbaijan president to vow β€˜revenge’.

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Nagorno-karabakh: Azerbaijan's Jewish communities fear attack [Video]

Nagorno-karabakh: Azerbaijan's Jewish communities fear attack

Jews account for less than 1 percent of Azerbaijan's population of 10.2 million.

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Armenians receive guns to defend  town badly hit by shelling [Video]

Armenians receive guns to defend town badly hit by shelling

People in Martuni, Armenia have been issued guns to defend their town as skirmishes between Armenia and Azerbaijan continue.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published
Azerbaijani families grieve sons killed in Nagorno-Karabakh [Video]

Azerbaijani families grieve sons killed in Nagorno-Karabakh

Family members grieve at the grave of an Azerbaijani soldier killed in Nagorno-Karabakh.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published
Martuni residents suffer as conflict rages on [Video]

Martuni residents suffer as conflict rages on

A Reuters crew witnessed shelling in the Nagorno-Karabakh town of Martuni on Tuesday. A Reuters television crew in Terter in Azerbaijan also said the city center was being shelled.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:18Published

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