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Armenia, Azerbaijan Ministers in Moscow for Truce Talks

The foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan were in Moscow on Wednesday for meetings with Russia's top diplomat Sergei Lavrov as world powers seek to halt fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh.

The ministers were visiting the Russian capital, their respective ministries said as the pair are due to meet with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday. 

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Missile Kills 12 in Azerbaijan City, Escalating Karabakh Conflict

A missile strike levelled a row of homes in Azerbaijan's second city of Ganja on Saturday, killing 12 and injuring more than 40 people in their sleep in a sharp escalation of the conflict over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.

The early hours attack, which saw a second missile strike another part of Ganja and a third reach the nearby strategic city of Mingecevir, came hours after Azerbaijani forces shelled the ethnic Armenian separatist region's capital Stepanakert.

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New Karabakh Fighting Defies Ceasefire Pleas as Toll Mounts

Armenian and Azerbaijani forces engaged in new fighting on Tuesday over the Nagorno-Karabakh region despite pleas to observe a ceasefire, as the Red Cross warned hundreds of thousands were already affected by the conflict.

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Armenia, Azerbaijan Clash as Ceasefire Fails to Stick

A ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region was failing to hold Monday as the two Caucasus rivals exchanged new fire while international mediators were to relaunch efforts for a sustained truce.

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Karabakh Rivals Heading towards Truce, Says France

Armenia and Azerbaijan were moving "towards a truce" to end fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh, the French presidency told AFP, with a deal expected late Friday or on Saturday.

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New Shelling Rocks Karabakh ahead of First Mediation Efforts

Fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region spilled over into Thursday, with fresh shelling in the province's capital ahead of a first meeting of international mediators in Geneva.

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Pressure Builds for Ceasefire as Karabakh Fighting Rages

Battles raged between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region on Tuesday, with both sides vowing to pursue the conflict despite increasing international pressure for a ceasefire. 

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Armenia-Azerbaijan Clashes Rage as Macron Denounces 'Jihadist' Deployment

Armenian and Azerbaijani forces have intensified their shelling as French President Emmanuel Macron said jihadist militants had been deployed to Nagorny Karabakh in a "serious" new development.

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Armenian PM Claims Evidence of Turkish Support for Azerbaijan

Armenia's leader claimed Friday to have evidence that Azerbaijani forces currently battling Yerevan's troops in the Nagorny Karabakh region are being militarily supported by Turkey.

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Armenia and Azerbaijan: A Decades-long Bloody Rivalry

Armenia and Azerbaijan, two ex-Soviet republics in the Caucasus, are locked in a decades-long territorial dispute with deadly fighting erupting Sunday.

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