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Iran fears regional war as fighting rages around Karabakh

TEHRAN: Iran’s president warned that fighting between Azeri and ethnic Armenian forces in the South Caucasus could trigger a regional war as the death toll rose on the 11th day of hostilities. More than 300 have now died in the renewed fighting in and around the mountain enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, ...

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Armenia ready to talk cease-fire amid Azerbaijan clashes

YEREVAN: Officials in Armenia said Friday the country is ready to discuss a cease-fire in the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, where heavy fighting between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces has continued for six straight days, killing dozens and leaving scores wounded. This week’s fighting is the biggest escalation in years in ...

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Tensions mount as Armenia and Azerbaijan continue fighting

LONDON: Armenian and Azerbaijani forces accused each other of attacks on their territory on Tuesday, as fighting over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh continued for a third straight day following the resumption of violence in the decades-old conflict. The renewed fighting prompted calls from around the world for a ceasefire, before hostilities ...

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Fitch upgrades Armenia to ‘BB-‘, outlook stable

Fitch Ratings has upgraded Armenia’s Long-Term Foreign-Currency (LTFC) Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to ‘BB-‘ from ‘B+’. The Outlook is stable. The upgrade of Armenia’s IDRs reflects the following key rating drivers and their relative weights: Armenia’s institutions have facilitated a peaceful and orderly political transition and could strengthen further through ...

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Armenia launches snap elections after gov’t fails to select PM

ARMENIA kicked off snap elections to pick a new parliament for the next five years, after a second failed at0tempt by the National Assembly in November to elect a prime minister. More than 2.57 million registered voters are expected to cast their ballots at 2,010 polling stations across the country, ...

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Armenian PM quits after nearly two weeks of street protests

  YEREVAN: Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sarksyan said he was resigning on Monday to help maintain civic peace following almost two weeks of mass street protests that have plunged the impoverished ex-Soviet republic into political crisis. Sarksyan, a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin, had served as Armenia’s president ...

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