Sep 27

Fighting erupts between Armenia, Azerbaijan; 16 killed

Fighting erupted anew Sunday between Armenian and Azerbaijani forces over the disputed separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh and a top territorial official said 16 people were killed and more than 100 wounded, while Azerbaijan’s president said his military has suffered losses.

The state of human rights in Azerbaijan requires “urgent attention,” the commissioner of a European watchdog organization said Wednesday. Nils Muižnieks, Commissioner for Human Rights at the 47-nation Council of Europe, said in a press release Wednesday that “no…