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A gunman opened fire on a group of tourists visiting a historic fortress in Dagestan in southern Russia on Dec. 29 evening, killing one and injuring eleven, an official in the region's health ministry said on Dec. 30
YEREVAN – Agence France-Presse
Armenia said on Dec. 22 that the ceasefire with arch-foe Azerbaijan over the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh virtually no longer exists, describing frequent skirmishes at the frontline as “war"
BAKU - Reuters
President Ilham Aliyev's ruling party is poised to sweep the board in a parliamentary election in Azerbaijan on Nov. 1, a vote the mainstream opposition and international monitors are shunning.
BAKU – Reuters
The bodies of six oil workers missing from an Azeri oil platform in the Caspian Sea that caught fire on Dec. 4 have been found, the state energy company SOCAR has said
YEREVAN - Agence France-Presse
Azerbaijani forces on Sept.24 shelled Armenia, killing three civilian women, officials in Yerevan said, as tensions mounted in the Caucasus neighbours' decades-long conflict over the disputed Nagorny Karabakh region.
YEREVAN - Reuters
Armenians voted in a referendum to boost the prime minister's powers, results showed on Dec. 7, a move supporters say will bolster stability but opponents warn will entrench the ruling party's control over the ex-Soviet state
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Seven Armenian soldiers were killed in clashes between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces during the last week, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said in a statement on Sept. 5
BAKU - Agence France-Presse
Azerbaijan was on Dec. 6 searching for 29 missing oil workers after a storm caused their offshore oil rig to catch fire, as the president ordered a day of mourning
A court in ex-Soviet Azerbaijan on Aug. 26 slapped jail terms of between 12 and 14 years on three men for fighting in Syria, a source familiar with the case told AFP.
Azerbaijan's ruling party won an outright majority Nov. 1 in parliamentary polls that were boycotted by the mainstream opposition, near-complete results showed, cementing strongman President Ilham Aliyev's grip on power
BAKU - Anadolu Agency
At least five Armenian troops have been killed in border clashes with Azerbaijani soldiers, said Azerbaijani officials on Aug. 24.
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