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200 employees of cotton company in Ujar fear losing their jobs

200 employees of cotton company in Ujar fear losing their jobs

In Ujar, a district in central Azerbaijan, 200 employees report getting laid off from their jobs at a local branch of MKT Istehsalat Kommersiya LLC, one of the country’s leading cotton manufacturing c...

Azerbaijan: doctors on their salaries and what they get fired for

Azerbaijan: doctors on their salaries and what they get fired for

What does ‘free treatment’ mean in Azerbaijan and what kind of malpractice issues exist in the country? State clinics and hospitals in Azerbaijan are free of charge – in theory. There are also a numbe...

President’s Assistant talks about Azeri-Chechen fight in Moscow

President’s Assistant talks about Azeri-Chechen fight in Moscow

The Azerbaijani President’s Assistant for Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov has said any incident of domestic violence cannot spoil historical relations of friendship and brotherhood betw...

Azerbaijan student scholarships increase by $9

Azerbaijan student scholarships increase by $9

Student scholarships in Azerbaijan will see an increase of almost 20%, equalling $9. This means that now, Azerbaijan’s exceptional students will receive 130 AZN [about $76] per month. Previously, this...

Zurabyan’s interview to Shahin Hajiyev caused storm in Yerevan

Zurabyan’s interview to Shahin Hajiyev caused storm in Yerevan

A campaign of persecution of the Armenian National Congress party’s deputy chairman, Levon Zurabyan, is unfolding in Armenia. Zurabyan in a conversation with an Azerbaijani journalist, Turan news Agen...

Extorted for a date in the park – former policeman tried in Azerbaijan

Extorted for a date in the park – former policeman tried in Azerbaijan

A former policeman is being tried for extortion in Baku, Azerbaijan. The plaintiff, Ulvi Akhundzade, says Shaban Mammadov tried to extort money from him and his fiancée as they were having a walk in t...

Transparency International: level of corruption in Azerbaijan increased

Transparency International: level of corruption in Azerbaijan increased

Corruption in Azerbaijan has worsened during the last year, according to Transparency International’s recently published 2018 Corruption Perception Index (CPI). A large-scale money laundering scheme, ...

Imprisoned ‘Muslim Unity’ leaders start hunger strike in protest against alleged torture

Imprisoned ‘Muslim Unity’ leaders start hunger strike in protest against alleged torture

The head of the Muslim Unity movement, Taleh Bagirzade, and his deputy, Abbas Huseynov, have started a hunger strike in protest against their alleged mistreatment in jail. Both men are currently servi...

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