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Latest Azerbaijan News

Prague Hosting Eastern Partnership Gathering

The Czech capital, Prague, is hosting a two-day gathering of the European Union's Eastern Partnership program to boost ties, despite the crisis in program member Ukraine. More

Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Nils Muiznieks cited several cases where Azerbaijani journalists and bloggers critical of the authorities had been jailed, persecuted, or humiliated.

Council Of Europe Slams Baku On Rights

The Council of Europe's commissioner for human rights has harshly criticized Azerbaijani authorities over deteriorating human rights and basic freedoms in the country. More

Russia's Sergei Lavrov (center) speaks on the podium with his counterparts from the other four Caspian littoral states at a news conference in Moscow on April 22.

Lavrov: Caspian Foreign Ministers 'Coordinate' Principles

Russia's foreign minister says the littoral states of the Caspian Sea are coordinating many "principles" aimed at establishing the bases of a treaty on the sea's legal status. More

Rauf Mirqadirov in 2009

CPJ Condemns Azerbaijani Treason Charges Against Journalist

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has condemned authorities in Baku for charging a prominent journalist with high treason over allegations he spied for Azerbaijan’s rival, Armenia. More

Azeri Journalist Charged With Spying

Azerbaijani authorities have formally charged a prominent journalist with high treason over allegations he spied for Azerbaijan’s rival, Armenia. More

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Azerbaijan Arrests Prominent Journalist For Espionage

Rauf Mirqadirov, a commentator for the independent Russian-language daily "Zerkalo," was taken into custody by security personnel at Baku's Heydar Aliyev Airport on April 19 after being deported from Turkey, where he had lived with his family for the past three years. More

Sanctions On Russia Open Southern Corridor

Amid crisis in Ukraine, there is already talk in Europe and further afield that as the door to Russian resources closes a bit, the Southern Corridor should finally be opened and realize its potential. More
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Features & Commentary

Afghans Criticize Government’s Handling Of International Norouz Event

The Afghan government has angered many Afghans by ditching a plan to hold an international Norouz festival in a multimillion-dollar castle specifically built for the event.
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Commentary: The Putin Paradigm -- What Next For Nagorno-Karabakh?

A more assertive Russian posture directed toward its neighbors may result in a sudden shift in Moscow’s policy toward Nagorno-Karabakh.
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