Death toll rises as Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict escalates; presidents may meet in Russia

August 4, 2014 3:51 PM

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Death toll rises as Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict escalates; presidents may meet in Russia

BAKU, Azerbaijan – Azerbaijan and Armenia are both reporting more losses in a sharp escalation of fighting over the South Caucasus region Nagorno-Karabakh, with 18 soldiers now confirmed dead.

The Azerbaijani region and some adjacent territory have been under the control of Armenian soldiers and ethnic Armenian troops since the 1994 end of a six-year separatist war. Both sides report frequent shootings and attempted incursions along the cease-fire line, but the latest outbreak of fighting...

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