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Armenia-Azerbaijan: UN calls for ‘credible and durable’ end to fighting in flashpoint region

A senior UN official told the Security Council on Thursday that the wellbeing of civilians caught up in the long-running conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan should be the “overriding priority” following renewed fighting.

Iran: Iranian Police detain 137 individuals over calls for unrest in northwestern province

Tehran/UNI: Iranian law enforcement forces have apprehended 137 individuals in the northwestern province of West Azerbaijan for inciting protests against the government.

Armenia-Azerbaijan: Crucial to have ‘unimpeded passage’ of aid through Lachin Corridor, Security Council hears

There must be “rapid and unimpeded passage of humanitarian relief for all civilians in need” via the Lachin Corridor, the UN Security Council heard on Wednesday.

Ukrainian Prez Volodymyr Zelensky welcomes peace talks offer by Turkey and Azerbaijan

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has accepted proposals by Turkey and Azerbaijan to hold peace talks with Russia, media reports said.

UN pledges humanitarian support as Armenia and Azerbaijan negotiate ‘lasting, peaceful settlement’ over Nagorno-Karabakh

New York: The UN Secretary-General António Guterres welcomed the continuing ceasefire in and around Nagorno-Karabakh on Friday, underlining that the Organization stands ready to provide humanitarian support to meet the needs of all civilians impacted by conflict.

Azerbaijan says consulate in Ukraine's Kharkiv attacked

Baku/Sputnik: The Azerbaijani consulate building in Ukraine's city of Kharkiv has suffered a shooting attack, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry said on Saturday, adding that no casualties were reported.

Aliyev says Azerbaijani forces take control of 16 villages in regions surrounding Karabakh

Baku/Sputnik:  Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev said on Saturday that Azeri forces had taken control over 16 settlement in the regions surrounding the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh.

Turkish Foreign Minister reaches Baku to discuss Karabakh

Baku/UNI: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu arrived in Azerbaijan's capital on Sunday to discuss settlements in the breakaway republic of Nagorno Karabakh with the Azeri government.

Turkey, Pakistan join hands to export jihadists to fight Armenia, say experts

Aided by Pakistan, the Turkish government is supporting jihadists groups to fight proxy wars in countries like Syria, Libya and now Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijani Defense Ministry says city of Ganja under Armenian fire

Baku/Sputnik:  The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said on Monday that Ganja, the country's second-largest city, was being shelled from Armenia's Berd region.

Armenian military says 3 Azerbaijani jets downed in Karabakh

Yerevan/Sputnik: Three Azerbaijani jets were shot down in Nagorno-Karabakh on Saturday morning as fierce fighting continues in the conflict-torn region, the Armenian Defense Ministry reported.

Fresh Armenia-Azerbaijan clashes over Nagorno-Karabakh, as UN chief urges an end to fighting

New York: The UN chief is “extremely concerned” over renewed hostilities between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone that erupted on Sunday.

Car crash kills 5, injures 6 in central Azerbaijan

Baku/Xinhua: Five people, including two children, were killed and six others injured in a crash involving two passenger cars in the central Azerbaijani district of Kurdamir on Monday, the country's emergency authorities said.

Bangladesh PM completes Azerbaijan tour, returning home

Baku/IBNS: Ending her four-day official visit to Azerbaijan, Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina left for Dhaka on Sunday.

1 killed, 7 injured after mini-bus carrying children overturns in southern Azerbaijan

Baku, May 6 (Xinhua/UNI) One child was killed and seven others injured when a mini-bus carrying members of a junior wrestling team came off the road and overturned in the southern Azerbaijani district of Salyan on Monday, according to the country's emergency authorities.