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Azerbaijani Independent Newspaper Suspends Publication

The independent Azerbaijani newspaper "Azadliq" has been forced to suspend publishing due to financial problems. More

Azerbaijani human rights activist Leyla Yunus  (file photo)

Azeri Activist Accused Of Armenia Collaboration

The United States has voiced "deep concern" after Azerbaijani authorities charged prominent human rights activist Leyla Yunus with treason. More

Two Karabakh Soldiers Killed

Authorities in Azerbaijan's breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh say two of their soldiers have been shot dead by Azerbaijani forces. More

Azerbaijani rights advocate Leyla Yunus (right) was detained in Baku with her husband in April.

Azeri Rights Activist Charged With Treason

Prominent Azerbaijani human rights activist Leyla Yunus has been charged with several crimes, among them treason, tax evasion, and illegal entrepreneurship. More

Azerbaijani Jailed In Russian Murder Case

A Russian court has found an Azerbaijani citizen guilty in a high-profile murder case. More

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Azerbaijan Gets Tough In Bid To Silence Its Loudest Critic

Authorities in Baku have charged prominent human rights activist Leyla Yunus with treason and other charges stemming from her work to ease tensions over Nagorno-Karabakh. International advocates are concerned about the health of the 58-year-old diabetic as she awaits trial in a Baku jail.

Photogallery World War I Anniversary: Five Historians, Two Questions

One hundred years after the beginning of World War I, historians are still wondering how it started. Meanwhile many of the rest of us wonder if the global situation today is as perilous as it was on the eve of that cataclysm.

TeliaSonera’s Behind-The-Scenes Connection To Azerbaijani President's Daughters

An investigative report by Khadija Ismayilova in collaboration with the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project shows that through a trail of owners and offshore registrations, the two daughters of President Ilham Aliyev appear to be connected to Azerbaijan’s largest mobile phone business, Azercell.
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