Conflicts

Baku: Lachin road open for Karabakh Armenians

Baku: Lachin road open for Karabakh Armenians

Azerbaijan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Jeyhun Bayramov and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Karen Donfried had a telephone conversation on January 10, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Foreign Affairs said …

Turkish and Azerbaijani FMs discussed Armenian provocations

Turkish and Azerbaijani FMs discussed Armenian provocations

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu spoke with his Azerbaijani counterpart Jeyhun Bayramov over the phone on Tuesday. According to the Turkish minister, discussions between the two focused on Armenian provocations on the …

Armenian and Russian Defence Ministers hold phone talks

Armenian and Russian Defence Ministers hold phone talks

Armenian Defense Minister Suren Papikyan discussed the situation on the border with Azerbaijan with his Russian counterpart, General of the Army Sergei Shoigu, the press service of the Armenian Defense Ministry reported. Papikyan …

Kyrgyz border guards report shelling with Tajik peers

Kyrgyz border guards report shelling with Tajik peers

The shelling occurred between border guards of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan on the two countries’ border on Tuesday, the Border Guard Service of the State Committee for National Security of the Kyrgyz Republic said in a statement. …

Gunmen surround two large hospitals in Almaty

Gunmen surround two large hospitals in Almaty

Gunmen have surrounded two large hospitals in Almaty and are not letting patients and medical staff inside, the Kazakh state broadcaster reported on Thursday. According to the state broadcaster, the armed groups surrounded hospitals …

Azerbaijani MFA condemns Armenia's military provocation

Azerbaijani MFA condemns Armenia's military provocation

An adequate response will continue to be given to any military provocations against the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, according to the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry. "The Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry strongly condemns the …

UN: record civilian casualties in Afghanistan in 2021 so far

UN: record civilian casualties in Afghanistan in 2021 so far

Civilian casualties in Afghanistan in the first half of 2021 reached record levels with over 1,659 people killed and 3,254 others wounded, according to a UN agency. The rise is mainly due to a spike in violence in May that corresponded …

Three rockets launched at Israel from Lebanon

Three rockets launched at Israel from Lebanon

Three rockets were launched from Lebanon toward northern Israel on Thursday but landed in the Mediterranean Sea, causing no damage or casualties, the Israeli military said. The rocket firing threatened to open a new front in the …

Israeli ground offensive in Gaza 'on table'

Israeli ground offensive in Gaza 'on table'

As the Israeli military intensifies its strike on Hamas, plans for a possible ground invasion of the Gaza Strip will be presented to IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kohavi for approval later on Thursday. Speaking to reporters, IDF …

More than 300 Palestinians hurt in Jerusalem holy site clash

More than 300 Palestinians hurt in Jerusalem holy site clash

Israeli police firing tear gas, stun grenades and rubber bullets clashed with stone-throwing Palestinians at a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site on Monday. More than a dozen tear gas canisters and stun grenades landed in the Al-Aqsa …

Leilek conflict: why do CSTO countries attack each other?

Leilek conflict: why do CSTO countries attack each other?

The situation on the border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan escalated in Leilek district on April 28. A day later military clashes between the Kyrgyz and Tajik forces broke out. Late on April 29, the sides agreed on a ceasefire and pulling back …

Man injured in shooting in Almaty

Man injured in shooting in Almaty

Today, in the morning, a conflict between the two men escalated into a shooting, the press service of the Almaty police department informed. "As a result of the conflict that occurred between two unknown men, one of them, born in …

New political force against Ivanishvili created in Georgia

New political force against Ivanishvili created in Georgia

Member of the Georgian Parliament and a former leader of the European Georgia opposition party Elene Khoshtaria has created a new political force Droa (It's Time). "State propaganda is constantly trying to convince us …

Yerevan police detains 57 anti-Pashinyan protesters

Yerevan police detains 57 anti-Pashinyan protesters

Today, 57 citizens demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan were apprehended in Yerevan during Tuesday’s protest rally near the third building of the government of Armenia, according to the police …