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Apr 28 2021
Speaking the plain truth is practically synonymous with being undiplomatic. Yet in the realm of U.S. foreign policy, it’s suddenly in vogue. It speaks to a need to focus on what’s important.
And another one bites the dust.
By formally recognizing that the atrocities committed against Armenians by the Ottoman Empire more than a century ago constituted genocide, President Joe BidenChristian Science Monitor
Apr 22 2021
More than a century after the Ottoman Empire’s killing of an estimated 1.5 million Armenian civilians, President Biden is preparing to declare that the atrocities were an act of genocide, according to officials familiar with the internal debate. The action would signal that the American commitment to human rights outweighs the risk of further fraying the U.S. alliance with Turkey.
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Oct 10 2020
Last week, a battle broke out in the Nagorno-Karabakh region between Armenia and Azerbaijani. What began as a dispute over territory on Sept. 27, now has leaders around the world concerned for what could be the start of a full-scale war between the two countries.
How the fighting initially began this past week is said to have started from Azerbaijani forces breaking a ceasefire overScriberr Media - News
Apr 03 2015
Bringing a new approach to a long-running Capitol Hill standoff, a Turkish-American coalition is pushing a new bill in Congress that will call for reconciliation and dialogue between Turkey and Armenia while sidestepping the question of whether the 1915 mass killing of Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Empire was genocide.
Armenian and Armenian-American advocacy groups have longWall Street Journal (News)
Oct 09 2020
On September 27th, war broke out between the nations of Armenia and Azerbaijan. The conflict re-ignited a decades-old dispute over a region called Nagorno-Karabakh. Azerbaijan claims the area but most of those who live there are Armenian. While this is a small conflict now, some warn it could get bigger.
Now in its second week, the conflict has seen thousands of refugees flee and othersCBN
Sep 28 2020
Nagorno-Karabakh, a mountainous, heavily-forested, landlocked region in the South Caucasus, is at the heart of a decades-long armed standoff between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
On Sunday, the heaviest clashes since 2016 erupted, prompting fears of an all-out war between two former Soviet republics.
Both sides accuse one another of initiating the violence and there are reports ofAl Jazeera
Sep 18 2022
Following a ceasefire of reignited fighting in the Caucasus that resulted in the death of roughly 200 soldiers, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Armenia to offer support to the country. During her visit, she blamed neighboring Azerbaijan for inciting the conflict, which centered around control of the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh, an area populated by ethnic Armenians that fallsReuters Associated Press Fox News (Online News)
Sep 27 2023
GORIS, Armenia, Sept 28 (Reuters) - More than half of the 120,000 ethnic Armenians of the Nagorno-Karabakh have arrived in Armenia after Azerbaijan's lightning victory in a military operation against the breakaway region.
More than 65,036 people from Nagorno-Karabakh have crossed into Armenia, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan's spokeswoman said.Reuters
Nov 18 2023
Judges at the World Court on Friday ordered Azerbaijan to let ethnic Armenians who fled Nagorno-Karabakh in September return, and to keep the Armenians remaining in the enclave safe, as part of a set of emergency measures.
Azerbaijan in September recaptured the region, then controlled by its ethnic Armenian majority despite being internationally recognised as part of Azerbaijan.Reuters
Sep 26 2023
GORIS, Armenia (AP) — Thousands of Nagorno-Karabakh residents are fleeing their homes after Azerbaijan’s swift military operation to reclaim control of the breakaway region. More than 16,000 people, which is about 16% of the region’s population, have fled to Armenia since Azerbaijan’s offensive last week to seize the region after three decades of separatist rule. The massive exodus caused hugeKRDO