Baku says Yerevan attacked its civilians who were visiting a cemetery in western Tartar city, causing fatalities and injuries, as fighting over the occupied Karabakh enclave runs into its third week.
Armenian soldiers hit Azerbaijan's second-largest city, Ganja, away from the flashpoint occupied Karabakh region, with Baku threatening retaliation.
The rival Caucasus nations have been locked in some of the fiercest clashes over Karabakh after it was occupied by Armenians in the 1990s after the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Azerbaijan and Armenia are accusing one another of firing directly into each other's territory and reject pressure to hold peace talks.
Authorities in Armenia-occupied Karabakh say more than 100 fighters were also wounded in clashes with Azerbaijan's soldiers. Separately, Baku says it has captured seven of its Armenian-occupied villages in heavy fighting.
Death toll from coronavirus rises to 34, five more than a day earlier, officials say, as government prepares to boost spending to help fragile economy as cases rise to nearly 1,700.
Robert Kocharyan, who was president from 1998 to 2008, has been charged with acting unlawfully by introducing a state of emergency in March 2008 following a disputed election. At least ten people were killed in clashes between police and protesters.
The Republican Party, that controlled the old parliament before election frontrunner Nikol Pashinyan led massive protests that forced the government to step down earlier this year, is struggling to overcome a 5-percent threshold.
Acting PM Nikol Pashinyan who led protests against the government for months, is expected to get a majority in the new legislature. He vowed to make Armenia "an industrial, high-tech, export-oriented country" and work closely with the EU and US.
Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan came to power in May after spearheading weeks of mass anti-government rallies that toppled veteran leader Serzh Sarkisian.
Armenia's newly elected Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan marks his first full day in office by visiting the contested territory of occupied Karabakh that is part of rival Azerbaijan. Baku says Pashinyan "seems to prefer political agitation."
The election of Nikol Pashinyan, a former newspaper editor who spent time in prison for fomenting unrest, marks a rupture with the cadre of rulers who have run Armenia since the late 1990s.
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