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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Armenia

Last month
October 2023
Azerbaijan's ambassador to Ireland criticises EU Parliament's resolution on Nagorno-Karabakh
Tensions remain high between Azerbaijan and Armenia with Azerbaijan this week hosting joint millitary drills with Turkey near the border of Armenia.
Armenian ambassador to Ireland warns situation with Azerbaijan could deteriorate further
A report by
Jane Matthews
Almost all of the 120,000-strong ethnic Armenia population has fled the breakaway region since Azerbaijan seized it back in a lightning offensive last month.
Tánaiste defends Dáil round of applause for Azerbaijani delegation
So far over 100,000 ethnic Armenians have fled the Nagorno-Karabakh region out of a population of 120,000.
Azerbaijan issues arrest warrant for former separatist Nagorno-Karabakh leader
Arayik Harutyunyan led the breakaway region since May 2020.
September 2023
Almost entire ethnic Armenian population flees Nagorno-Karabakh
Azerbaijan said one of its soldiers was killed by an Armenian sniper on their heavily militarised border.
Separatist government of Nagorno-Karabakh says it will disband by January 2024
The unrecognised republic will cease to exist next year.
At least 20 dead and 290 hospitalised after fuel depot explosion in disputed Nagorno-Karabakh
It was not immediately clear what caused the blast.
Over 13,300 refugees flee into Armenia after Azerbaijan retakes disputed enclave
Reporters saw the refugees crowding into a humanitarian hub set up in the city of Goris to register for transport and housing.
Armenia urges UN to send mission to Karabakh to monitor rights and warns of ethnic cleansing
Azerbaijan’s foreign minister, Jeyhun Bayramov, has accused Armenia of disinformation.
International concern mounts over ethnic Armenian civilians trapped in Nagorno-Karabakh
Up to 120,000 ethnic Armenians live in the Nagorno-Karabakh region.
Armenia says Azerbaijan firing on border positions despite claim of ending clash with separatists
Separatists have reported that at least 200 people have died as a result of the assault, with a further 400 wounded.
Opinion: Why Stalin's 'fatal decision' means tens of thousands in Karabakh now live in terror
Armenians and Azerbaijanis have for many years found themselves at war over the destiny of Nagorno-Karabakh, writes Donnacha Ó Beacháin.
Azerbaijan sends forces into region disputed with Armenia
Armenia has accused Azerbaijan of engaging in a policy of “ethnic cleansing”.
Last year
Three Armenians killed as fresh clashes break out with Azerbaijan at border
Last week, the two countries’ foreign ministers met for talks mediated by the US Secretary of State.
'We were 2-0 up and went chasing the third goal when we didn’t need to'
Stephen Kenny praised his side’s performance despite a ‘few minutes of madness’ in blowing a two-goal lead against Armenia.
Late Brady penalty spares Ireland humiliating draw with Armenia
Ireland blew a 2-0 lead but ultimately prevailed 3-2 at the Aviva Stadium.
Two changes as Ireland team to face Armenia is named
Jeff Hendrick and Robbie Brady return to the starting side.
Ireland need to prove a point in Dublin reunion with Armenia
Stephen Kenny’s side host Armenia in their final Nations League game tonight.
Stephen Kenny says there will be no 'radical' changes for Armenia clash
Josh Cullen will miss the game through suspension.
Armenia and Azerbaijan report 155 deaths after ceasefire violations
Hostilities reignited between the longtime adversaries this week.
Almost 100 troops reported killed in fierce Armenia-Azerbaijan border clash
The two countries have been locked in a decades-old conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh.
Death toll from Armenian blast rises to five with over 60 injured
The cause has not yet been established, but local news reports, said the explosion went off at a place that stored fireworks.
Stuart Armstrong scores twice as Scotland hit back to beat Armenia
John McGinn and Che Adams were also on target.
Anthony Ralston and Scott McKenna net first international goals as Scotland win
The home side enjoyed a comfortable 2-0 victory over Armenia in the Nations League.
Analysis: Further evolution is needed if Ireland are to solve problems against weakest opponents
Ireland repeated a patter of struggling against defensive sides in a wretched 1-0 loss in Yerevan.
'We need to change our mentality, to win-at-all-costs'
Chiedozie Ogbene lamented Ireland’s speed of play in a dispiriting loss to Armenia.
Ireland undone by stunning strike again as they slump to Nations League loss in Armenia
Eduard Spertsyan’s second-half goal condemned Ireland to an opening day loss against the group’s lowest seeds.
Bazunu misses out and Troy Parrott handed start as Kenny names team to face Armenia
Caoimhin Kelleher starts in goal.
Preview: Ireland out to break one of the worst Nations League records in Europe against Armenia
Stephen Kenny has set his side the target of winning their group – tonight Ireland take the first step in making good on his ambition.
'This is our opportunity to get ahead now' - Kenny unworried by hectic Nations League schedule
Ireland face four games in 11 days, beginning away to Armenia on Saturday.
Mari and Dossen one fight away from medal following wins at European Championships
Both fighters will be back in the ring on Friday as they look to advance to the last four.
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.
Thousands rally in Armenia against Karabakh concessions
Karabakh was at the centre of a six-week war in 2020 that claimed more than 6,500 lives before it ended with a Russian-brokered ceasefire agreement.
All time
EU leaders look to deepen relations with former Soviet republics
The EU summit with its Eastern partnership came on the same day as Russia issued Washington a series of security demands.
Armenian opposition politician arrested over alleged prime minister assassination plot
The leader of an opposition party in Armenia was arrested yesterday after being summoned to the headquarters of the country’s security forces.
Armenia and Azerbaijan agree to end fighting over the Nagorno-Karabakh region
The peace deal comes with the deployment of Russian peacekeepers.
Azerbaijan apologises to Russia after shooting down helicopter as fighting rages over Karabakh
Fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia has been ongoing for six weeks in the context Nagorno-Karabkh region.
Fighting over disputed region between Armenia and Azerbaijan continues despite US mediation
Rockets have struck residential areas in Nagorono-Karabakh as Armenia and Azerbaijan continue their conflict over the territory.
Azerbaijan claims Armenian military launched deadly missile strike
The incident marks an escalation of the countries’ conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh.
Azerbaijan and Armenia report shelling of cities despite ceasefire
Azerbaijani authorities said today that nine civilians had been killed and more than 30 wounded following missile strikes.