The New York-based Human Rights Watch has called on Azerbaijan to adopt a policy of "zero tolerance" of torture by police and other law enforcement officials.
A summit of Caspian Sea littoral states is set for August 12 in Kazakhstan’s port city of Aktau. It is the fifth such summit, but this one is the big one.
Azerbaijani authorities say police have killed one of the two suspects in the stabbing deaths of two police officers during a protest this week.
Azerbaijani police have arrested one of two suspects in the stabbing deaths of two police officers during a protest, with a top government official warning against attempts to "destabilize" the country.
An American family of three is discovered dead. A young Georgian shepherd faces murder charges. And a tight-knit group of Azeri carpet weavers mourns the loss of adopted outsiders devoted to reviving their traditional craft.
Protesters have clashed with police, killing two officers in Azerbaijan's second-largest city, a week after a shooting that targeted the city's chief executive.
Azerbaijan's Interior Ministry says 14 people have been sentenced to jail terms ranging from 10 to 30 days for online comments about a massive power outage and a high-profile shooting last week.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan travelled to Azerbaijan for a brief visit one day after starting a new term in office with enhanced powers.
An intense heat wave is shattering temperature records in Iran and the Caucasus nations of Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia, causing power shortages that are adding to discomfort in the region.
The European Parliament has listed a number of conditions for deepening ties between the EU and Azerbaijan, including ensuring that fundamental freedoms are respected in the South Caucasus nation.
Elmar Valiyev, the administrative head of Azerbaijan's second largest city of Ganja, was seriously injured in an armed attack late on July 3, authorities said.
The lights went out across Azerbaijan, as a network-wide power outage plunged cities, towns, and businesses into darkness.