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Baku Claims Armenian Losses In Karabakh

Azerbaijan says at least five Armenian soldiers have been killed in a clash with Azerbaijani forces near the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region. More

Stoltenberg: Georgia Moving Closer To NATO

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says Georgia is moving closer to the military alliance by making reforms and major contributions to "our shared security." More

Azerbaijan Says Soldier Killed In Clash

Azerbaijan says one of its soldiers has been killed as a result of a clash with an Armenian "sabotage" group. More

Opposition Activist Jailed In Azerbaijan

A court in Azerbaijan's Naxcivan exclave has sentenced an opposition activist to eight years in jail. More

U.S. -- Committee chairman Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) speaks during a hearing of the Foreign Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 2, 2015

Head of U.S. House Foreign Affairs Panel Urges Release Of Azeri Journalist

A senior U.S. lawmaker has urged Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev to release imprisoned investigative reporter and RFE/RL contributor Khadija Ismayilova and other journalists, warning that their continued detention "will harm relations between our two countries." More

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Surprise Visitor During Latest Caspian Sea Status Meeting

Representatives of the five Caspian Sea littoral states -- Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia, and Turkmenistan -- finished up their most recent meeting on January 29. More
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Azerbaijan Suffers From Currency Crash, Low Oil Prices

Azerbaijan is struggling to cope with the collapse of the national currency, with one man suffering from debt woes setting himself alight.

Video Azerbaijanis Reel As Currency Tanks

A massive tumble in Azerbaijan's currency has shuttered shops and sent people scrambling to convert their manats into foreign currency or durable goods.
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