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Three dead in Nakhichevan school collapse

Three people were killed and one was injured after the collapse of a school building in the Nehram settlement of Nakhichevan on Thursday, Azerbaijani media reported. The incident took place during construction work at the secondary school No. 3. “On March...

Azerbaijan puts Russian MP on international wanted list

The Azerbaijani Prosecutor General’s Office has opened a criminal case against Mikhail Delyagin, a member of the Russian State Duma, for his remarks about Azerbaijan and has put him on the international wanted list, RIA Novosti reported on Wednesday. On...

Georgia cancels COVID Green Pass system

The Georgian government today canceled the nationwide requirement to present COVID Green Passes for entering restaurants, bars and other entertainment venues, Civil Georgia reported. The move comes as Georgia struggles with the rapid increase in coronavirus cases, with record 24,201...

Turkey named its envoy for talks with Armenia

The Turkish foreign ministry has named Serdar Kilic, a career diplomat and Ankara’s former ambassador to Washington as its envoy for talks with Armenia. To remind, on Monday, Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said that Ankara and Yerevan would appoint...

Turkey ready to buy Russian latest military aircraft, if US refuses to sell F-16 fighters

Turkey is still ready to consider purchasing Russian-made Su-35 and Su-57 fighter jets, if Ankara fails to reach agreement with Washington on the delivery of US F-16 fighters, Head of Turkey’s Defense Industry Ismail Demir said on Monday, according...

Saakashvili’s health worsens amid hunger strike

A doctor for former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili says his condition is deteriorating 10 days into a hunger strike that he started after being arrested when he returned to the country, AP reported. Saakashvili, 53, left Georgia in 2014 and...

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Longer power cuts imposed in Artsakh as energy crisis deepens

The authorities in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) have imposed longer daily power cuts in the country effective from Tuesday amid the deepening crisis which began after the disruption of electricity supplies from Armenia.