Vienna Talks: Armenia, Azerbaijan agree to resume peace process

President Serzh Sargsyan of Armenia and President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan agreed to respect ceasefire in Nagorno Karabakh and resume their dialogue to find a compromise peace deal during internationally mediated talks in Vienna, Austria, late on Monday.

Taking Up the Challenge: Sefilian says ready to regain ground lost in Karabakh

A radical opposition leader, who participated in the 1992-1994 Armenian-Azerbaijani war, says he is ready to “restore the territorial integrity of Nagorno Karabakh” after a rather rhetorical challenge made by President Serzh Sargsyan.

Land Debate: Loss of “unimportant” territory makes life in Karabakh village unsafe

As the debate about whether the territories lost by the Armenian military in the brief war with Azerbaijan in Nagorno Karabakh in early April goes on in Armenia, hundreds of displaced residents of a village situated close to the restive line of contact in the northeastern direction cannot return to their homes because of the altered military positions.

Karabakh: Azeris allowed to search for dead bodies amid ceasefire

Nagorno-Karabakh’s military has allowed the Azerbaijani side to continue their search for dead soldiers to the north of the line of contact as ceasefire reached verbally on April 5 mostly held over the weekend.

According to Nagorno-Karabakh’s Defense Ministry, permission was given after mediation of the International Committee of the Red Cross and the personal representative of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s Chairman-in-Office.

Ambassador: Armenia should step up negotiations on NKR

Arman Navasardyan, who holds the rank of ambassador with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, says Armenia should strengthen its Karabakh-related negotiations, despite President Serzh Sargsyan’s recent statements seemingly to the contrary (in an interview published by Bloomberg).

U.S. praises Armenian-Azerbaijani meeting, vows assistance in Karabakh settlement

The United States has described the May 16 meeting of the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan on the Nagorno Karabakh conflict was “a step in the right direction”, praising the two South Caucasus leaders for demonstrating “political will”.

Karabakh War Lessons: Armenians fume over Russian arms sales to Azerbaijan

The recent hostilities in Nagorno-Karabakh unleashed by Azerbaijan have become another reason for Armenians to raise the issue of strategic ally Russia’s arms supplies to their regional archrival.

On Wednesday night, hundreds of Amenians, mostly young people, held a protest march and rally in front of the Russian embassy in Yerevan, condemning Moscow’s weapons deals with Azerbaijan.

AGBU: No program in Karabakh hampered by escalation, new activities added

The Armenian General Benevolent Union (AGBU), which is the world’s largest Armenian non-profit organization, says the latest escalation in Nagorno-Karabakh has not hampered its current programs and activities in the second Armenian republic.

Council of Europe: Armenian delegates lash out at PACE president

Representatives of the Armenian delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), criticized the aggressive military actions of Azerbaijan carried out at the Karabakhi-Azerbaijani line of contact, as well as pro-Azerbaijani behavior of some PACE delegation members.

Second Time Soldiers: Black Panthers of Armavir return to Karabakh

Men of all ages, gathered in the courtyard of the Armavir Provincial Military Commissariat, give a loud military salute to the commander’s greeting, which is followed by response in a manly voice: “Good luck guys and welcome back”.