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France Accuses Azerbaijan of Foreign Interference in New Caledonia Protests

France has accused Azerbaijan of foreign interference in the ongoing protests and rioting in the French territory of New Caledonia over a recent change to voting rights, which has triggered a state of emergency and the deployment of military forces to bolster security. The accusations also come as relation between France and Azerbaijan continue to sour, largely over Paris' increased...

Armenia Protests Intensify: Calls for Pashinyan’s Resignation and Azerbaijan’s Statement of Possible Intervention

Political tensions are escalating in Armenia, with widespread protests demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. The unrest was triggered by the announcement of a potential peace treaty with Azerbaijan, which many Armenians oppose. The demonstrations mainly rally around two figures: the opposition - united under the "Tavush for the Sake of the Homeland" movement - and Archbishop Bagrat...

Armenia Ready to Sign Peace Treaty with Azerbaijan by November, Says Prime Minister Pashinyan

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan stated in a press conference that his country is ready to sign a peace treaty with Azerbaijan by November, provided the agreed principles are reflected in the treaty. Those principles include: the mutual recognition of territorial integrity based on the Almaty Declaration (formerly "Alma-Ata Declaration") border delimitation (currently 90% complete) communication channels between Armenia and...

US Congress to Introduce Bill for Sanctions on Azerbaijan

A group of lawmakers in the US Congress is set to introduce a bill this week for the US to consider sanctioning an array of different Azeri figures over their perceived repression of pro-democracy and opposition activists in Azerbaijan, as well as Azerbaijan's continued detention of Armenian prisoners. The Azerbaijan Sanctions Review Act of 2024 This week, a bipartisan group of...

Russian Border Guards Withdraw from Armenia while France Recalls Ambassador from Azerbaijan

Russian border guards are set to withdraw from their positions in Armenia's Tavush region, adjacent to Azerbaijan, announced Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan. The establishment of these posts dates back to 2021. Armenian officials also reportedly agreed to return four villages to Azerbaijan and informed Moscow that Armenian forces will soon operate alone at Zvartnots International Airport, pending Russian review. Concurrently,...

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Kenya’s Haiti Deployment Faces Further Legal Challenges as Police Expected on the Ground Soon

Kenyan opposition politicians have filed yet another legal challenge to Kenya's planned deployment of police to Haiti in order to assist them in regaining control against the many different gangs which plague the nation. More...