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Azerbaijani tanks  as army units enter the Aghdam region of Nagorno-Karabakh. Photograph:   Azerbaijani defence ministry  via Getty Images

Moscow has warned against any attempt to undermine the peace accord it brokered this month over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh, which has spa(...)

Armenian soldiers stationed at a checkpoint outside Agdam supervise the last vehicles leaving the region as the territory is due to be returned to Azerbaijan. Photograph: Getty

Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev has hailed a “new, glorious” page in his nation’s history after its troops moved into the first of several areas th(...)

Armenian prime minister Nikol Pashinyan addressing the parliament in Yerevan. Photograph: Tigran Mehrabyan/press service of Armenia’s government/AFP

Armenian president Armen Sarkissian has joined opposition calls for the country’s government to step down after it agreed to cede swathes of the conte(...)

A resident watches a home set on fire by residents preparing to leave  the Kelbajar District, before Azeris arrive to take over. Photograph: Mauricio Lima/New York Times

Soldiers unloaded sandbags and monks donned khaki vests on top of their cassocks on Sunday after Russian peacekeepers arrived to guard the 12th centu(...)

A house burns in a village outside the town of Kalbajar, Azerbaijan, on November 14th, 2020, after a peace agreement was signed to end the military conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.  Villagers outside of Nagorno-Karabakh set their homes on fire  before fleeing to Armenia ahead of a weekend deadline that will see some disputed territory handed over to Azerbaijan as part of a peace agreement. Photograph: Alexander Nemenov/AFP/Getty

Armenia prevented an assassination attempt on prime minister Nikol Pashinyan and the seizure of power by a group of former officials, the National Sec(...)

Armenian police officers detain a protester during a rally in Yerevan against the agreement to end fighting with Azerbaijan over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. Photograph: Karen Minasyan/AFP via Getty

Armenian prime minister Nikol Pashinyan has rejected calls to resign over a deal that gives Azerbaijan control over swathes of Nagorno-Karabakh, as Ru(...)

A handout image taken from video footage made available on Tuesday  by the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry shows Russian Il-76 military transport planes with Russian peacekeepers and equipment on board after landing at the Erebuni military airport outside Yerevan, Armenia. Russian peacekeepers arrive in Armenia to control the ceasefire and the halt of military operations in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone. Photograph:  EPA/Russian Defence Ministry

After six weeks of bloody fighting in which thousands have died, Armenia and Azerbaijan have signed a ceasefire agreement to end the war for control o(...)

Overjoyed Azerbaijanis celebrate in the streets of the capital Baku. Photograph: Getty

An agreement to end fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over Nagorno-Karabakh sets the stage for a more intense rivalry between Russia an(...)

  Protesters   storm the Armenian National Assembly in fury over   the peace deal that ends  the war in  Nagorno-Karabakh. Photograph:  EPA/Vahram Baghdasaryan

A Russian-brokered deal to halt fierce fighting over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh has sparked jubilation in Azerbaijan and furious protests(...)

A man waves the national flags of Azerbaijan and Turkey to celebrate in Barda, Azerbaijan, on Sunday, after  President Ilham Aliyev said the Azerbaijani armed forces had taken control of Shusha in the  Nagorno-Karabakh region. Photograph: Ahmed Mukhta/AP Photo

Azerbaijan claims to have seized the strategic city of Shusha in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh, but Armenia denied that it had fallen to Aze(...)

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