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Armenia: Landlocked country in the Caucasus
Armenia, officially the Republic of Armenia, is a landlocked country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located in Western Asia, on the Armenian Highlands, it is bordered by Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north, the de facto independent Republic of Artsakh and Azerbaijan to the east, and Iran and Azerbaijan's exclave of Nakhchivan to the south.

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Armenian diaspora joins the flight as Nagorno-Karabakh truce breaks down [Video]

Armenian diaspora joins the flight as Nagorno-Karabakh truce breaks down

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Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Communities feel increasing strain [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Communities feel increasing strain

Three truce attempts have failed to stop Azerbaijan and Armenia clashing, with more than 1,000 killed in one month.

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Armenia, Azerbaijan blame each other for violating third ceasefire [Video]

Armenia, Azerbaijan blame each other for violating third ceasefire

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Water supply at heart of Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict [Video]

Water supply at heart of Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict

Azerbaijanis are seeing a crucial supply of water return since their government took back a main reservoir that Armenia has occupied since the early 1990s.

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Armenian couple gets married at a shelled cathedral [Video]

Armenian couple gets married at a shelled cathedral

An Armenian couple got married at the heavily ruined Holy Saviour Cathedral in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, which was attacked just two weeks before, according to local reports. The groom is a soldier..

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Flare-up rages on over Nagorno-Karabakh despite US-hosted peace talks [Video]

Flare-up rages on over Nagorno-Karabakh despite US-hosted peace talks

As Armenian and Azerbaijani diplomats arrived in the US for peace talks, fighting continued over Nagorno-Karabakh.View on euronews

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As Nagorno-Karabakh fighting rages, fears of a COVID spike abound [Video]

As Nagorno-Karabakh fighting rages, fears of a COVID spike abound

In Armenia and Azerbaijan, some fear that those displaced by the fighting will help spread COVID further.

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Clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh despite U.S. talks [Video]

Clashes in Nagorno-Karabakh despite U.S. talks

[NFA] New clashes broke out between Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces over Nagorno-Karabakh a day after talks in Washington to try to end the deadliest fighting in the enclave in more than a..

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Pompeo holds talks over Nagorno-Karabakh crisis [Video]

Pompeo holds talks over Nagorno-Karabakh crisis

The foreign minsters of Armenia And Azerbaijan are in Washington to meet with U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo over the ongoing fighting taking place over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. Adam..

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Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Armenians step up to volunteer [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Armenians step up to volunteer

Despite truce, Azerbaijan and Armenia blame each other for the continued clashes over disputed territory.

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Azeri artillery in use against Armenian forces [Video]

Azeri artillery in use against Armenian forces

Footage released by the Defence Ministry of Azerbaijan on Tuesday showed what is said to be artillery bombarding positions of the Armenian Armed Forces as fighting between the two countries over the..

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Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Armenia, Azerbaijan blame each other for truce violations [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Armenia, Azerbaijan blame each other for truce violations

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Nagorno Karabakh truce crumbles within hours [Video]

Nagorno Karabakh truce crumbles within hours

A humanitarian ceasefire between Azerbaijan and Armenia came into force at midnight on Saturday, only to crumble within a few hours - with both sides accusing the other of violations. David Doyle..

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Civilians killed in Ganja as Nagorno-Karabakh conflict escalates [Video]

Civilians killed in Ganja as Nagorno-Karabakh conflict escalates

Armenia rejects claims it was behind the attack that prompted Azerbaijan president to vow โ€˜revengeโ€™.

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Armenians receive guns to defend  town badly hit by shelling [Video]

Armenians receive guns to defend town badly hit by shelling

People in Martuni, Armenia have been issued guns to defend their town as skirmishes between Armenia and Azerbaijan continue.

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Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Armenia and Azerbaijan exchange claims of new attacks [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Armenia and Azerbaijan exchange claims of new attacks

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Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Accusations of ceasefire violations [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Accusations of ceasefire violations

Death toll rises despite truce and calls from international community for Armenia and Azerbaijan to desist

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Civilians pay the price as Nagorno-Karabakh fighting continues [Video]

Civilians pay the price as Nagorno-Karabakh fighting continues

Homes are being destroyed as skirmishes continue between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces in the Nagorno-Karabach region.View on euronews

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'We need the whole world's help': In France, Armenian diaspora fears another genocide [Video]

'We need the whole world's help': In France, Armenian diaspora fears another genocide

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Fresh push for peace as Nagorno-Karabakh truce fails [Video]

Fresh push for peace as Nagorno-Karabakh truce fails

Armenian, Azerbaijani forces engage in new clashes overnight and Monday, days after ceasefire crumbled.

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Nagorno-Karabakh: attacks continue despite ceasefire deal [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh: attacks continue despite ceasefire deal

On Friday, Russia hosted ceasefire talks in a move to stop the escalation of violence in the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh. After 10 hours of negotiations, both Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed..

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Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenia, Azerbaijan report attacks despite cease-fire deal [Video]

Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenia, Azerbaijan report attacks despite cease-fire deal

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Kim Kardashian donates $1 million to Armenia Fund [Video]

Kim Kardashian donates $1 million to Armenia Fund

Kim Kardashian has donated $1 million dollars to help Armenia amid the ongoing conflict in the country.

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