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Nagorno-Karabakh: Civilians bear brunt of conflict's devastation

The fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh is having a devastating effect on people on both sides of the conflict. In Azerbaijan, thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes. More than three weeks since the fighting started, many of them are struggling to survive. Al Jazeera’s Hoda Abdel-Hamid met some …

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Nagorno-Karabakh shelling leaves enduring dangers

Nagorno-Karabakh’s main city of Stepanakert has been under near-constant shelling for weeks and unexploded shells, rockets and bombs remain a hazard, even when the attacks have stopped. Al Jazeera’s Rory Challands, reporting from Stepanakert, examines the dangers and the steps one charity is taking to deal with the lethal refuse. …

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Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Armenians step up to volunteer

In Armenia, civilians are volunteering to help troops on the front line as the fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh continues. Both sides have blamed each other for violations of the truce. The fighting is now in its fourth week and is showing no sign of letting up. Al Jazeera’s Rory Challands reports …

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Nagorno-Karabakh: Ganja attack dents truce hopes

The latest attempt to end fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan appears to be faltering just hours after it began. Both sides are accusing each other of violating a truce established after an earlier Russian-mediated ceasefire collapsed. The truce was established a day after the Azeris said 13 people were killed …

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Three-year-old loses whole family in missile attack on Azeri city

A mother and her 16-month-old daughter have been buried in the same grave after a missile attack on the Azerbaijani city of Ganja that killed at least 13 civilians, as fighting intensifies over the disputed of Nagorno-Karabakh region. A new humanitarian ceasefire has come into effect between Armenia and Azerbaijan, …

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Armenia, Azerbaijan urged to settle conflict diplomatically

Armenia and Azerbaijan continue to accuse each other of ceasefire violations in the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh Russia is now calling for an end to fighting – and a settlement through diplomatic means. That’s as Armenia’s prime minister says forces will not back down, despite having retreated from some frontline positions. …

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Nagorno-Karabakh conflict: Accusations of ceasefire violations

Deaths and injuries continue to rise as Armenian and Azerbaijani forces battle each other over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. That is despite the Russia-brokered ceasefire, which came into force last week. Nagorno-Karabakh is officially part of Azerbaijan – but controlled by ethnic Armenians. But Turkey’s involvement in the conflict has …

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Fresh push for peace as Nagorno-Karabakh truce fails

Russia’s foreign minister says Turkey will not be involved in peace talks over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh. The foreign ministers of Armenia and Russia have been meeting in Moscow. Azerbaijan had proposed that Turkey be present in the talks. Armenia and Azerbaijan are accusing each other of violating a …

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Nagorno-Karabakh truce crumbling as warring sides allege attacks

A ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan is under threat following new attacks in the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh. Each side is blaming the other for not respecting the truce. Azeri officials say the city of Ganja was struck by missiles in the early hours of Sunday. Nagorno-Karabakh’s main city Stepanakert was …

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