Friday 8 December 2023
December 07, 2023
Azerbaijan, Armenia Agree To Several Goodwill Steps, Including Mutual Release Of Prisoners
Azerbaijan released 32 Armenian servicemen on December 7, while Armenia released two Azerbaijanis, according to a joint statement from the two countries that outlined other "tangible steps" toward building trust.
December 07, 2023
U.S. Targets Financial Network Backing Huthis In Yemen Through Sales Of Iranian Commodities
The United States has issued sanctions against 13 individuals and entities in Yemen and other countries that the Treasury Department says are responsible for providing millions of dollars’ worth of funding to Huthi rebels in Yemen from the sale of Iranian commodities.
December 06, 2023
After Victory In Nagorno-Karabakh, Azerbaijani Government Takes Aim At Journalists -- And The U.S.
Azerbaijan has arrested six journalists in the last two weeks. At the same time, it's been railing against the U.S. and its funding of journalism in Azerbaijan. Even as it's riding high on military victory in Karabakh, analysts say that the government remains sensitive to corruption allegations.
December 02, 2023
Azerbaijani Journalist Ordered Detained Amid Clampdown On Independent Media
Independent Azerbaijani journalist Nargiz Absalamova has been ordered in detention for three months -- the latest journalist from the independent Abzas Media to be detained in a smuggling case rights groups say is a part of a crackdown on the outlet's "pioneering journalism" to root out corruption.
December 01, 2023
Another Journalist From Independent Investigative Outlet Detained In Azerbaijan
Another journalist from the independent Abzas Media news website in Azerbaijan has been detained in a smuggling case that the outlet rejects as trumped up, the latest in a series of arrests in what rights groups say is a crackdown on the outlet's "pioneering journalism" to root out corruption.
November 30, 2023
Azerbaijani, Armenian Deputy PMs Agree To Intensify Border Talks
Azerbaijani Deputy Prime Minister Sahin Mustafayev and his Armenian counterpart, Mher Grigorian, led a fifth meeting of the two South Caucasus countries' border-delimitation commissions on November 30 and agreed to intensify future talks.
November 28, 2023
Azerbaijan Summons Western Diplomats Over Support For Arrested Journalists
Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry said on November 28 it summoned the U.S., French, and German envoys to protest what it called "illegal financial operations" by organizations located in the three countries to support the independent Abzas news website.
November 23, 2023
Armenian PM Says No Mass Migration Of Karabakh's Displaced Observed
Prime Minister Nikol Pashinian says there is no mass migration from Armenia of ethnic Armenians displaced from Nagorno-Karabakh, despite large numbers having left the country in the immediate aftermath of Azerbaijan's lightning offensive in late September.
Six Nepalese Nationals Killed In Ukraine While Serving In Russian Armed Forces2
Russia Seeks To Take Eastern Ukrainian Stronghold 'At Any Cost' As Kyiv Gets Worrying News About Western Support3
Interview: Putin Should 'Be Pretty Careful About Making Bets' In Ukraine4
Afghans Banned From 16 Provinces In Iran As Forced Exodus Continues5
U.S. Charges Bosnian With Helping Russian Businessman Escape Italian House Arrest6
From Legal Actions To Vandalism, Russia's Pro-War Symbols Are Under Attack7
Ukraine Says Apparent Shooting Of Surrendering Soldiers A Russian War Crime8
Live Briefing: Russia Invades Ukraine9
Bosnian Serb Dodik Says He'll 'Declare Independence' If Trump Retakes U.S. Presidency10
New Details Emerge About The Horrors Of Romania's Communist-Era Orphanages