2 weeks New Armenia-Azerbaijan clashes as ceasefire fails to hold Manilatimes |World
STEPANAKERT, Azerbaijan: Armenian and Azerbaijani forces were engaged in new clashes overnight and Monday morning, Agence France-Presse correspondents said, as the two sides accused each other of violating a Russian-brokered ceasefire over the Nagorno-Karabakh region. An AFP correspondent in the Azerbaijani town of Barda not far from the front line heard thumping echoes of shelling Monday morning. In Karabakh’s main city of Stepanakert, an AFP photographer heard the sounds of shelling from the direction of the town of Hadrut. The worst fighting in almost three decades erupted last month over Nagorno-Karabakh, a breakaway region of Azerbaijan controlled by Armenians ... more