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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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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..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:17Published
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.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:20Published
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.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:39Published
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..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:04Published
Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Armenia, Azerbaijan blame each other for truce violations [Video]

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

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 04:33Published
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

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:52Published
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..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:50Published
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 ‘revenge’.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:06Published
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.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:50Published
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
Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Armenia and Azerbaijan exchange claims of new attacks [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Armenia and Azerbaijan exchange claims of new attacks

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:40Published
Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Accusations of ceasefire violations [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Accusations of ceasefire violations

Death toll rises despite truce and calls from international community for Armenia and Azerbaijan to desist

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:07Published
Civilians pay the price as Nagorno-Karabakh fighting continues [Video]

Civilians pay the price as Nagorno-Karabakh fighting continues

Homes are being destroyed as skirmishes continue between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces in the Nagorno-Karabach region.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:11Published
Fresh push for peace as Nagorno-Karabakh truce fails [Video]

Fresh push for peace as Nagorno-Karabakh truce fails

Armenian, Azerbaijani forces engage in new clashes overnight and Monday, days after ceasefire crumbled.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:19Published
Nagorno-Karabakh: attacks continue despite ceasefire deal [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh: attacks continue despite ceasefire deal

On Friday, Russia hosted ceasefire talks in a move to stop the escalation of violence in the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh. After 10 hours of negotiations, both Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 02:25Published
Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenia, Azerbaijan report attacks despite cease-fire deal [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenia, Azerbaijan report attacks despite cease-fire deal

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 02:35Published
Ganja resident: "We believed there was a ceasefire" [Video]

Ganja resident: "We believed there was a ceasefire"

Vesile Mehmedova sifted through the site of her brother's demolished house on Sunday as she looked for the valuables she can find in the debris, following heavy shelling of a residential area of..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:05Published
Nagorno-Karabakh: Heavy shelling and civilian casualties in Azerbaijan's second largest city [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh: Heavy shelling and civilian casualties in Azerbaijan's second largest city

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:48Published
Prosecutor said nine killed in Azeri shelling [Video]

Prosecutor said nine killed in Azeri shelling

On Sunday, Azerbaijan accused Armenia of heavily shelling a residential area in Ganja, its second largest city, in the early hours of the morning, and of hitting an apartment building.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:16Published
Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenia and Azerbaijan report shelling of cities despite truce [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenia and Azerbaijan report shelling of cities despite truce

Both sides have accused each other of shelling overnight in breach of a Russian-brokered ceasefire.

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 03:02Published

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Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict: Azerbaijan president vows to fight on

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Japan, Singapore, Azerbaijan GPs cancelled

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Azerbaijan orders big city residents to stay home this weekend to halt virus

Azerbaijan will order everyone to stay home this weekend in big cities, including the capital Baku, in tightened coronavirus restrictions after the country's number of infections rose, the government..
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Azerbaijan will reimpose some restrictions to halt virus after rise in infections

Azerbaijan's government plans to reimpose some restrictions this weekend to stop the spread of the coronavirus after the number of infections in the ex-Soviet country rose, a government spokesman said..
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Azerbaijan says extends quarantine regime until June 15

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Azerbaijan extends lockdown measures until May 31, shops set to reopen

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U.S. raises travel alert levels for Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan over coronavirus

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A weekend parliamentary election in Azerbaijan was marred by numerous procedural violations, raising serious doubts about how free or fair it was, international observers said on Monday.
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