Azerbaijan says 2,783 soldiers killed in Nagorno-Karabakh fighting Dec 04, 2020 0 1891 12345 Baku: Azerbaijan said on Thursday that nearly 2,800 of its soldiers were killed in recent fighting over Nagorno-Karabakh, the first details it has released of military losses in weeks of clashes with Armenian forces.The defence ministry in Baku said in a statement that “2,783 servicemen of the Azerbaijani armed forces were killed in the patriotic war,” adding that 100 more soldiers were missing. Yerevan had earlier announced that 2,317 Armenian troops died during the conflict, which also claimed the lives of at least 93 Azerbaijani and 50 Armenian civilians. The ethnic Armenian enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh broke away from Azerbaijan in a war in the early 1990s that left some 30,000 people dead and displaced many Azerbaijanis that used to live there. (afp) Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES 300 Ethiopian immigrants land in Israel Dec 04, 2020 0 385 Indian superstar Rajinikanth enters politics Dec 04, 2020 0 425 Pakistan’s ex-PM Zafarullah Khan Jamali dies, aged 76 Dec 04, 2020 0 372 Iran surpasses 1 mn virus cases with over 49k deaths AFP Tehran Iran said its novel coronavirus caseload surpassed one million on Thursday, as the authorities consider easing restrictions in many parts of the Middle East’s hardest hit country. The Islamic republic had .. Iran postpones execution of Iranian-Swedish academic, says wife Stockholm: The planned execution of Iranian-Swedish academic Ahmadreza Djalali, who was sentenced to death in Iran three years ago for spying, has been postponed, his wife said on Thursday. Vida Mehran Nia told AFP she .. Famine could hit nearly 50,000 people in Yemen in 2021: UN agencies Rome: Nearly 50,000 people in war-torn Yemen could be affected by famine in the next six months, three United Nations agencies warned on Thursday. “Pockets of famine-like conditions [...] have already returned for the .. Indian teacher wins UNESCO’s $1 mn global teaching prize AFP London An Indian teacher was on Thursday named the winner of a $1 million prize for his work transforming the lives of young girls in a rural village. Ranjitsinh Disale was announced the winner of the Global Teacher ..