Armenia and Azerbaijan agree to a ceasefire in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh effective 03:00 am local time, following Russian-brokered peace talks in Moscow. However, fighting continues and both sides accuse each other of violating the agreement.
Russia stages its biggest ever military parade in Moscow's Red Square to commemorate the 70th anniversary of Victory Day despite a boycott by many western world leaders due to Russian involvement in the Ukrainian crisis.
Turkey says investigators found Russian-made ammunition and military communications equipment in a Syrian passenger plane heading to Damascus from Moscow. Syria accuses Turkey of aircraft piracy, says the plane did not carry the alleged equipment and challenges Turkey to show evidence. [https:--www.reuters.com-article-2012-10-11-us-syria-crisis-idUSBRE88J0X720121011 (Reuters)] [http:--www.aljazeera.com-news-europe-2012-10-20121011182317469327.html (Al Jazeera)] [http:--www.thehindu.com-news-international-turkey-accused-of-air-piracy-article3987113.ece ("The Hindu")] [http:--sana.sy-eng-21-2012-10-12-446649.htm (SANA)]date=August 2019