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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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Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Azerbaijan troops enter Kalbajar [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Azerbaijan troops enter Kalbajar

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 01:48Published

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Displaced Agdam residents hoping to resettle [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Displaced Agdam residents hoping to resettle

Former residents of a remote region of Azerbaijan are heading home for the first time in a quarter of a century.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:28Published
Azerbaijani military defuses more than 150 mines in Agdam [Video]

Azerbaijani military defuses more than 150 mines in Agdam

Azerbaijan's military says it has defused more than 150 mines in territory it regained after weeks of fighting with Armenia over Nagorno-Karabakh.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:27Published
Azerbaijan enters Nagorno-Karabakh district after peace deal [Video]

Azerbaijan enters Nagorno-Karabakh district after peace deal

Azerbaijan’s military takes over one of three districts Armenia agreed to give back in the contested region as part of a peace deal.

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Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire: Azerbaijani leader hails handover of Aghdam region by Armenia [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire: Azerbaijani leader hails handover of Aghdam region by Armenia

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Azerbaijan troops enter first district handed over by Armenia [Video]

Azerbaijan troops enter first district handed over by Armenia

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Azerbaijan takes over first district laid out in Nagorno-Karabakh peace deal [Video]

Azerbaijan takes over first district laid out in Nagorno-Karabakh peace deal

After the district of Aghdam, Kalbajar is set to be handed over on the November 25 and Lachin on December 1.View on euronews

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Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire: Armenia accuses Azerbaijan of using phosphorus bombs [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire: Armenia accuses Azerbaijan of using phosphorus bombs

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Azerbaijan aims to take Armenia to international court [Video]

Azerbaijan aims to take Armenia to international court

Azerbaijan’s government will invite international experts to assess the damage before going to the international court against what it calls Armenian 'war crimes'.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:58Published
Azerbaijan to sue Armenia for 'vandalism' [Video]

Azerbaijan to sue Armenia for 'vandalism'

Al Jazeera has been given rare access to the town of Fuzuli which was recently recaptured by its forces.

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Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Azerbaijan extends Armenian pullout deadline from disputed area [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Azerbaijan extends Armenian pullout deadline from disputed area

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Azerbaijan extends Armenian pullout deadline from Kalbajar [Video]

Azerbaijan extends Armenian pullout deadline from Kalbajar

Residents of Armenian origin in Kalbajar district are on a mass exodus as Azerbaijan is due to formally take over.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:00Published
Azerbaijan agrees to extend deadline for Armenian forces to leave ceded territory [Video]

Azerbaijan agrees to extend deadline for Armenian forces to leave ceded territory

Azerbaijan agrees to give Armenian forces more time to leave part of territory ceded in a Russian-brokered ceasefire dealView on euronews

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Ethnic Armenian villagers burn houses before Azerbaijan takeover [Video]

Ethnic Armenian villagers burn houses before Azerbaijan takeover

First handover of land held by ethnic Armenians to Azerbajian is expected to happen on Sunday under deal which ended six weeks of fighting.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:45Published
Nagorno-Karabakh: Ethnic Armenians set fire to their homes rather than hand them to Azerbaijan [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh: Ethnic Armenians set fire to their homes rather than hand them to Azerbaijan

Some residents in Nagorno-Karabakh have set fire to their own homes rather than hand them over to Azerbaijan under a ceasefire deal with Armenia.View on euronews

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Nagorno: Russian peacekeepers deploy in the night [Video]

Nagorno: Russian peacekeepers deploy in the night

The Russian Defense Ministry released a video on showing military vehicles carrying peacekeeping force driving towards the Nagorno-Karabakh region, after another ceasefire deal was reached between..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:13Published
Analysis: Azerbaijan, Turkey win from Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire [Video]

Analysis: Azerbaijan, Turkey win from Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire

Credit: FRANCE 24 English     Duration: 04:22Published
Armenians protest new Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire [Video]

Armenians protest new Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire

Armenian protesters stormed the government house in the capital Yerevan on Tuesday, demanding to see the country's Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan after he signed a ceasefire deal with Azerbaijan and..

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Protesters break into Armenian PM's residence [Video]

Protesters break into Armenian PM's residence

Protesters gathered on Tuesday (November 10) near the Armenia Prime Minister's official residence in Yerevan hours after a peace deal between Armenia and Azerbaijan was announced.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published
Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russia sign deal to end Nagorno-Karabakh war [Video]

Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russia sign deal to end Nagorno-Karabakh war

Nikol Pashinyan announces ‘painful’ agreement with presidents of Azerbaijan and Russia to end weeks-long conflict.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:50Published
Azerbaijan says military in Karabakh second city [Video]

Azerbaijan says military in Karabakh second city

Nagorno-Karabakh's ethnic Armenian leadership said on Monday it had lost control of the mountain enclave's second-largest city and that Azeri forces were closing in on Stepanakert, its seat of power.

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Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Azerbaijan claims control of Shusha [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Azerbaijan claims control of Shusha

Azeris celebrate after gov't announces the capture of Shusha city in the disputed region where it is fighting Armenia.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:14Published
Azerbaijan claims it has seized key city in Nagorno-Karabakh [Video]

Azerbaijan claims it has seized key city in Nagorno-Karabakh

In a televised address to the nation, President Ilham Aliyev said “Shusha is ours — Karabakh is ours,” using the Azerbaijani version of the city’s name.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:25Published
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..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:28Published
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.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:51Published

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