Azerbaijan halts Karabakh offensive after ceasefire deal with Armenian separatists
Azerbaijan's president has declared that his country's sovereignty has been restored over Nagorno-Karabakh after a 24-hour military offensive against ethnic-Armenian forces.
Ilham Aliyev praised the heroism of Azerbaijan's army hours after Karabakh forces agreed to surrender.
Some 120,000 ethnic Armenians live in the South Caucasus enclave, recognised internationally as part of Azerbaijan.
Azerbaijan now intends to bring the breakaway region under full control.
Its military launched an "anti-terror" operation on Tuesday, demanding that Karabakh's forces raise a white flag and dissolve their "illegal regime". With no means of support from...