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Lula da Silva and Bolsonaro to contend in second round of Brazil’s presidential elections

Incumbent Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is set to face former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in a second round of presidential elections on October 30, according to data from the Superior Electoral Court based on counting more than 97% of the first-round voting protocols, TASS reported.

Azerbaijan refuses to fulfill its promise to release Armenian POWs for already the second time – PM Pashinyan

Azerbaijan refuses to fulfill its promise to release Armenian prisoners of war for already the second time, Prime Minister of Armenia Nikol Pashinyan said.

Armenia demands clear assessment of Azerbaijan's appalling war crimes

Armenia demands a clear assessment of the appalling war crimes committed by the Azerbaijani military, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

Artsakh to develop practical mechanisms for exercise of electoral right of displaced citizens

Legislative amendments are expected in Artsakh aimed at ensuring respective effective tools for the exercise of the electoral right of citizens who were displaced from the occupied territories of the Republic.

Spain lawmaker: Savage images of Azerbaijani soldiers shooting Armenian POWs to death are unacceptable

Anton Gomez-Reino, a member of the Congress of Deputies of Spain, has considered the killing of Armenian prisoners of war (POWs) by the armed forces of Azerbaijan unacceptable.

During the Mirzoyan-Bayramov meeting the establishment of a discussion mechanism between Stepanakert and Baku was discussed

On October 2, Foreign Minister of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan and Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Jeyhun Bayramov met in Geneva.

Biden signs bill comprising $12.4 billion aid for Ukraine — White House

US President Joe Biden signed a bill on Friday approving appropriations through December 16, 2022, including an additional $12.4 billion to support Ukraine, the White House said.

Foreign Minister David Babayan Participated in the Los Angeles City Council Session

On September 30, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh David Babayan participated in the session of the Los Angeles City Council and delivered a speech, the Artsakh MFA stated.

World Bank approves additional $530M in aid to Ukraine

The World Bank on Friday approved additional aid of $530 million to Ukraine. This was announced by Anna Bjerde, World Bank Regional Vice President for Europe and Central Asia.

North Korea fires two ballistic missiles — agency

North Korea fired two ballistic missiles towards the Sea of Japan, the Yonhap news agency reported on Saturday, citing the South Korean military.

EU Condemns Russian Annexation, will Never Accept "Illegal" Referendums

The European Union said on Friday it firmly condemned the annexation by Russia of occupied Ukraine regions, adding it would never recognise "illegal" referendums held there and would tighten its sanctions to increase pressure on Moscow, Reuters reports.

Putin signs treaties on Donbass, Zaporozhye, and Kherson accession to Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed the treaties on the inclusion of the two Donbass republics, as well as Kherson and Zaporozhye Regions, which declared independence from Ukraine, into the Russian Federation, RT reports.

Moscow to view strikes on new territories as act of aggression against Russia — Kremlin

Russia will view strikes on its new territories as an act of aggression, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Friday, Tass informs.

An event dedicated to the anniversary of the 44-day war organized in Stepanakert's School N 1

On September 30, an event dedicated to the second anniversary of the 44-day war was organized in the Stepanakert's Primary School N 1 after Khachatur Abovyan.

Death toll in Kabul explosion rises to 32

The number of those killed in a blast that rocked an education center in western Kabul earlier on Friday has grown to 32, with at least 40 more people injured, Al Jazeera reported, citing an official at Afghanistan’s interim government formed by the Taliban.

Catholicos Garegin II prepares new meeting with former presidents of Armenia and Artsakh

In order to prepare the next meeting between the former Presidents of Armenia and Artsakh, His Holiness Garegin II, Supreme Patriarch and Catholicos of All Armenians, held separate meetings with the former leaders these days, Director of the Information Center at the Mother See of Holy Etchmiadzin Yesayi Artenyan wrote on Facebook.

Forbes: Restricting Russian oil prices may be Biden's biggest energy mistake

Restricting the price of Russian oil may be U.S. President Joe Biden's biggest energy mistake, Forbes writes.

Belarus to be together with Russia, their union tighter than NATO — Lukashenko

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko asserted that Belarus has been and will be together with Russia while their union is closer than that of NATO.

FM Babayan and representatives ANCA-Western Region discuss implementation of various programs in Artsakh

On September 29, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh David Babayan had a meeting with representatives of the Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region headed by Chair Nora Hovsepian. Members of the Board of the Armenian Educational Foundation and a group of benefactors also participated in the meeting, the Foreign Ministry said.

Foreign Minister of the Republic of Artsakh David Babayan Met with California State Senator Anthony J. Portantino and California Assembly member Adrin Nazarian

On September 29, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Artsakh David Babayan met in Los Angeles with California State Senator Anthony J. Portantino and California Assembly member Adrin Nazarian, the Artsakh MFA stated.