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Russia’s top brass rejects Estonia’s claims of military plane intruding into its airspace

Russia’s Defense Ministry has rejected Estonia’s claims that a Russian A-50 aircraft intruded into the Baltic republic’s airspace, Tass informs.

Russian delegation at PACE session restricted due to Sputnik V non-recognition

The Russian delegation at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) autumn session, which starts on 27 September, was banned from moving freely across Strasbourg, as the European Union does not recognise vaccinations with Sputnik V, a member of the Russian delegation, upper house lawmaker Vladimir Krugly said, Sputnik reported.

Armenian, Russian and Azerbaijani prosecutors general discuss Nagorno Karabakh in Nur-Sultan

The trilateral meeting of the Prosecutors General of Armenia, Russia and Azerbaijan – Artur Davtyan, Igor Krasnov and Kamran Aliyev, was held in the Kazakh capital of Nur-Sultan, during which they discussed issues relating to Nagorno Karabakh, the Russian Prosecutor General’s Office said.

Autumnal equinox 2021 is here

The autumnal equinox 2021 is today, September 23.

Presentation of the "Corpus Researches-Digitalization" project took place in Stepanakert

On September 23, the presentation of the "Corpus Researches-Digitalization" project took place at Stepanakert’s “Mesrop Mashtots” University.

Russia records another 21,438 coronavirus cases, highest daily number since August 15

Russia recorded 21,438 coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, the highest daily number since August 15.

British top diplomat, Lavrov discuss need for Iran to resume nuclear talks — spokesperson

British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held a meeting on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, discussing the need for Tehran to return to talks on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran's nuclear program, a Foreign Office Spokesperson told TASS, commenting on the meeting's outcome.

Aurora to honor the spirit of humanity in Venice

The Aurora Humanitarian Initiative has prepared a unique program for the 2021 Aurora Prize Ceremony and accompanying events that will take place in Venice, Italy, on October 8–10, IDeA Foundation said in a statement.

Tehran to host Iran-Azerbaijan-Turkey foreign ministerial meeting

The foreign ministers of Iran, Azerbaijan and Turkey will hold a meeting in Tehran, according to Tasnim news agency.

Turkey sends several thousand more troops to Syria

Turkey has sent additional troops to northwest Syria, news.am informs, citing Anadolu news agency.

Armenian FM meets French counterpart on sidelines of UN General Assembly in New York

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan, who is currently in New York to participate in the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly, met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of France Jean-Yves Le Drian, the MFA reports.

Armenian, Nicaraguan FMs highlight boosting political dialogue

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Nicaragua Denis Moncada in New York on the sidelines of the 76th UN General Assembly.

Armenian, Serbian FMs discuss current situation caused by Azerbaijani aggression against Artsakh

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Armenia Ararat Mirzoyan met on September 22 with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia Nikola Selaković in New York on the sidelines of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, the Armenian MFA reports.

U.S. House passes Cardenas-Schiff-Sherman Amendment, demands Azerbaijan's immediate release of Armenian POWs

The U.S. House passed the Cardenas-Schiff-Sherman Amendment, demanding Azerbaijan's immediate release of Armenian POWs, and calling for a report on Azerbaijani war crimes, including the use of illegal munitions and white phosphorus against Armenian civilians.

India seizes $2.7bn of heroin from Afghanistan at port

Nearly three tonnes of heroin with a street value of $2.7bn (£2bn) from Afghanistan have been seized from a western Indian port in a major bust, officials said, The Guardian reports.

Russia records another 19,706 coronavirus cases

Russia's coronavirus cases rose by 19,706 to 7,333,557 in the past 24 hours, the anti-coronavirus crisis center said on Wednesday, Tass informs.

Artsakh Ombudsman met with representatives of the organization L’Œuvre d’Orient

The Human Rights Ombudsman of the Republic of Artsakh met with the representatives of the French organization L’Œuvre d’Orient. the Ombudsman's Office reported.

Garibashvili, Erdogan discuss Armenia, Azerbaijan

Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held talks, during which they discussed the situation in the South Caucasus, too, as news.am informs, the Georgian government's press service reported.

Nearly 100 Armenian pilgrims visit Amaras Monastery in Artsakh

The servicemen of the Russian peacekeeping contingent in Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh) provided a safe visit to the Amaras Monastery to about 100 pilgrims who came from Armenia, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

The Lisagor community of Artsakh's Shushi region continues to live in defiance of the enemy

The Lisagor community of Artsakh's Shushi region has 56 residents. After the war, all the villagers have returned to the village.