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Azerbaijani forces moved into the final district given up by Armenia in a peace deal that ended weeks of fighting over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Demonstrators called on the Moscow's ambassador in Yerevan to "personally intervene in the process" before marching through the city carrying posters that read "help return our captives".

Armenians at a crossroads as out of Karabakh

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Armenians at a crossroads as out of Karabakh

For Armenians still reeling from defeat in recent fighting with Azerbaijan, the peacekeepers who deployed under a Moscow-brokered peace deal are a welcome presence.

Azerbaijan lawmakers urge French removal from Karabakh mediation

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Azerbaijan lawmakers urge French removal from Karabakh mediation

The French upper house on Wednesday adopted a non-binding resolution calling on France to recognise the ethnic Armenian enclave of Azerbaijan as ...

Azerbaijan moves into second district handed back by Armenia

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Azerbaijan moves into second district handed back by Armenia

Azerbaijani forces have entered the Kalabjar district, which was handed over by Armenia under a Russian-sponsored deal to end fighting over the ...

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Armenia PM urges stronger military links with Russia

"Of course, there were hard times before the war, but the situation today is even more difficult."

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Azerbaijan troops enter first district handed over by Armenia

Azerbaijani troops entered the Aghdam district, one of three handed back to Baku in a Russian-brokered peace deal with Armenia.

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Turkey seeks approval to deploy peacekeepers in Azerbaijan

Russia, which is deploying troops to Nagorno-Karabakh to oversee the peace deal, previously said Turkish troops would not be joining them.

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UN, AU recommend end of Darfur peacekeeping mission

African Union leaders and the UN recommended ending their joint peacekeeping mission in Darfur, acknowledging the political transformation in ...

Villagers burn Karabakh houses ahead of Azerbaijan takeover

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Villagers burn Karabakh houses ahead of Azerbaijan takeover

Residents of the Kalbajar district in Azerbaijan that was controlled by Armenian separatists for decades began a mass exodus this week after it ...

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First Friday prayers in decades held in Azerbaijan's Shusha

Uniformed Azerbaijani soldiers in Shusha participated in the city's first Friday prayers in nearly three decades, after an agreement brought an ...

Rabat deploys army in Western Sahara border zone

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Rabat deploys army in Western Sahara border zone

Morocco has announced operation in the Western Sahara in response to 'provocations' by the Polisario Front.

Azerbaijan leader meets senior Turkish delegation following peace deal

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Azerbaijan leader meets senior Turkish delegation following peace deal

The meeting comes after Russia,Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a tentative peace deal amid protests.

Russian <em>peacekeepers</em> head to Nagorno-Karabakh after peace deal

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Russian peacekeepers head to Nagorno-Karabakh after peace deal

The Moscow-brokered agreement came after a string of Azerbaijani victories in its fight to retake the ethnic Armenian enclave.

Main points of Nagorno-Karabakh 'peace deal'

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Main points of Nagorno-Karabakh 'peace deal'

The two sides will maintain positions in the territories they currently hold, a gain for Azerbaijan after it reclaimed some over 15 percent of ...

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Lebanon's army blocks migrants risking sea crossing

A boat carrying 37 mainly Syrian passengers was blocked from leaving Lebanon's shores, the Lebanese army said on Sunday.

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US, Algeria renew strategic alliance in troubled region

"Algeria is a committed counter-terrorism partner," General Stephen Townsend, head of US Africa Command, said on a recent visit to Algiers.

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Pentagon chief heads to Algeria for security talks

Mark Esper is the first US defence secretary to visit Algiers in almost 15 years.

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Iranian asylum seeker stuck in limbo on divided Cyprus

Omid Tootian, whose songs are critical of the Iranian regime, fears a return to the TRNC may lead Turkish authorities to repatriate him to Iran.

Lebanon retrieves four bodies from deadly migrant sea crossing

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Lebanon retrieves four bodies from deadly migrant sea crossing

Lebanon’s Civil Defence have retrieved the bodies of four people, including a child, who had desperately tried to flee the crisis-hit country a ...

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Ninety Lebanon peacekeepers contract coronavirus: UNIFIL

A spokesman for the UNIFIL force said 90 peacekeepers in south Lebanon have tested positive for Covid-19.

UN approves resolution that cuts Lebanon <em>peacekeepers</em>

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UN approves resolution that cuts Lebanon peacekeepers

The United States approved a resolution that decreases the troop limit from 15,000 to 13,000.

UN council at odds over peacekeeping operation in Lebanon

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UN council at odds over peacekeeping operation in Lebanon

US Ambassador Kelly Craft stressed the need for a new mandate at a closed council meeting on the UN peacekeeping mission in southern Lebanon.

Lebanese party leader blames Hezbollah, allies for crisis

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Lebanese party leader blames Hezbollah, allies for crisis

Samir Geagea warned the alliance between of Hezbollah and Aoun's party had "brought Lebanon to where it is".

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