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A Ukrainian serviceman in a trench on the frontline with Russia-backed separatists near the town of Zolote, in Ukraine's Lugansk region, on April 8, 2021. Photo: Str / AFP
A Ukrainian serviceman in a trench on th... […]

Growing Russia-Ukraine tensions: a timeline

Tensions between Ukraine and Russia, accused of massing troops near its border and on the Crimean peninsula it annexed in 2014, have intensified since the start of the year. A timeline.
An Armenian soldier carries his machine gun in the front line as troops hold positions on October 18, 2020, during the ongoing fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the disputed region. (Photo by ARIS MESSINIS / AFP)
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Main points of the Nagorno-Karabakh peace deal

Armenia and Azerbaijan have agreed to a Russian-brokered peace deal to end weeks of heavy fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh and find a long-term solution to the dispute over the region
A police officer looks at a destroyed house after shelling in the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region's main city of Stepanakert on October 7, 2020. Photo: Aris Messinis / AFP
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Shadow of history makes Karabakh solution elusive

Two weeks into the fiercest fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh since a 1990s war, analysts say the historical burden is making a long-term agreement between Armenia and Azerbaijan elusive
(L-R) Luigi Di Maio, Italian Foreign Minister, Heiko Maas, German Foreign Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Foreign Minister, Josep Borrell, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Dominic Raab, UK Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs attend the four top EU foreign officials roundtable on Libya and Iran as tensions escalate on both those fronts. Photo: Christos Dogas/EU Council/dpa
(L-R) Luigi Di Maio, Italian Foreign Min... […]

Four EU foreign ministers in Brussels for Middle East crisis talks

Europe's top diplomats are meeting up to look for solutions regarding the current conflicts taking place in the Middle East, whether it was the situation in Libya or Iraq and Iran.
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