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Live updates: Day 28 of fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh

24 October 2020

Fighting is continuing for the 28th day over Nagorno-Karabakh, despite a ceasefire being agreed in Moscow.

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24 Oct 2020, 19:36

Azerbaijan: 65 civilians killed since fighting began

The General Prosecutor’s Office of Azerbaijan has reported that 65 civilians have been killed and 297 injured since the fighting began.

24 Oct 2020, 18:07

Opinion | ‘We did not speak, we only whispered’

Peacemakers have failed in their mission by remaining far too quiet when challenging dominant nationalist narratives. This war is proof that they must raise their voices, argues Arpi Bekaryan.

Read more: Opinion | ‘We did not speak, we only whispered’

24 Oct 2020, 16:55

Armenia’s Defence Ministry: Military fatalities rise to 963

Armenia’s Ministry of Defence has confirmed that the number of fatalities among Armenian military personnel has risen to at least 963. Azerbaijan does not release the number of military fatalities.

24 Oct 2020, 16:49

Azerbaijan: Rockets and artillery fired from Armenian territory

The Ministry of Defence of Azerbaijan reports that the Armenian military has fired rockets and artillery at Azerbaijani controlled territory in the Lachin (Berdzor) and Gubadli (Kashunik) districts.

24 Oct 2020, 11:35

Stepanakert shelled again

Yesterday evening, after four days of quiet, the capital of Nagorno-Karabakh came under renewed shelling.  No civilians were killed.

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