Baku claims “anti-terrorism” push but analyst says it appears Azerbaijanis are moving to retake Armenian-populated areas of enclave in their entirety.
Foreign policy chief Josep Borrell says EU would consider measures against both sides if they fail to make progress on normalising relations.
Azerbaijani armed forces started shelling Armenian positions around 1pm on September 19 as it appears the war between the long-time enemies has broken out again.
Heavy pressure from farmers in both countries to keep the ban amid fears Ukrainian grain will flood the local markets.
Koray Vural snatched while on his way to work. Incident follows grabbing of Orhan Inandi in Kyrgyzstan two years ago. Like Inandi, Vural is linked to Gulen movement that denies Ankara’s claims it plotted coup attempt.
Country’s extradition refusals, scandalous wealth amnesty laws and cocaine trafficking boom also raising alarm.
Drone equipped with 82mm high-explosive mortar found in Bulgaria after three drones crash in neighbouring Romania.
Saudi Arabia’s Al-Nassr football team arrived in Tehran early on September 18 for the first match of the Asian Football Confederation Champions League 2023-24 against Iranian club Persepolis.
Iran has released five dual Iranian-US citizens and put the ex-prisoners on a Qatar Airways chartered flight out of the country, FlightRadar reports.
Following the explosion of an unidentified flying object in Gorgan, the Chief of the Golestan Judiciary, Heydar Asiyabi, has announced the initiation of a judicial investigation into the incident.
Ukraine has vowed to pursue legal action at the World Trade Organisation if any EU member states institute their own embargoes.
Remark comes against a background of frustration in his administration over India-Middle East-Europe trade corridor plan that entirely shuts out Turkey.
CVM was introduced as a transitional measure on judicial reform and anti-corruption after two countries joined the EU back in 2007.
A new leaked document from the Iranian government has indicated that only 20% of the country’s petrol is Euro-4 or Euro-5 compliant.
The board of the Central Bank of Russia at the September 15 policy meeting resolved to increase the key rate from 12% to 13%, following the emergency hike by 350 basis points in August amid ruble weakening.
Population will decline below 9mn by 2043 from 9.63mn today and 10.7mn in 1980.
Ankara gets a poke in the eye as Washington launches new attempt at hobbling Putin’s war machine by targeting technology shipments and financial channels.
Foreign Minister Elmedin Konakovic says new package for the Western Balkans under discussion but may exclude Republika Srpska because of its leaders' secessionist politics.
EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell blamed the failure on Kosovo’s rejection of a compromise proposal.
Iranians are returning to Dagestan with a new group visa waiver programme between Tehran and Moscow. Locked away from Derbent for 300 years, direct flights to the region will start on September 20.