Azerbaijani Leader Hails Handover of Region Ceded by Armenia

AGHDAM, Azerbaijan — Azerbaijani forces entered the war-ravaged ghost town of Aghdam on Friday, regaining a once-beloved city over a quarter of a century after being driven out by Armenian forces. Aghdam and the surrounding region of the same name are the f...

Russian Peacekeepers Go to Nagorno-Karabakh to Bolster Truce

MOSCOW — More than a dozen planes carrying Russian peacekeepers headed for Nagorno-Karabakh on Tuesday, hours after Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed to halt fighting over the separatist region and amid signs this cease-fire would hold where others hadn't. The ...

Nagorno-Karabakh Separatist Govt Confirms Loss of Key City

YEREVAN, Armenia — The spokesman for the president of the separatist government in Nagorno-Karabakh on Monday confirmed that Azerbaijani forces have taken control of a strategically key city and said they were nearing the region’s capital. The statement on ...

Coronavirus Spreads in Nagorno-Karabakh Amid Heavy Fighting

STEPANAKERT, Nagorno-Karabakh — People who are sick with the coronavirus pack into chilly basements alongside the healthy to hide from artillery fire. The local health minister who tested positive keeps working, despite a fever and pneumonia. Doctors with the ...