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Azerbaijan ambassador warns of ‘dangerous escalation’ with Armenia

Azerbaijan ambassador warns of ‘dangerous escalation’ with Armenia

Azerbaijan and Armenia have been locked in a land battle for almost three decades, but some officials say that long-running feud has reached a dangerous tipping point – capped by casualties and d...

Mogherini: ‘Inshallah, EU and Azerbaijan will soon finalise their agreement’

Mogherini: ‘Inshallah, EU and Azerbaijan will soon finalise their agreement’

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini expressed hope on Thursday (4 April) that the EU and Azerbaijan would conclude a new trade and political agreement very soon, using the Arabic expression&nb...

Azerbaijani blogger released from prison but still banned from exiting country

Azerbaijani blogger released from prison but still banned from exiting country

Blogger and former prisoner of conscience Mehman Huseynov was not allowed out of Azerbaijan earlier today. He intended to fly from Baku to Berlin in order to participate in several conferences, includ...

Azerbaijan: a wedding instead of a graduation

Azerbaijan: a wedding instead of a graduation

Many in the country still believe that the main priorities for a woman are a home and a family – education is not only unnecessary, but can even be harmful Last year about 40,000 students enrolle...

Six activists arrested in Azerbaijan in a week – what’s going on?

Six activists arrested in Azerbaijan in a week – what’s going on?

A new wave of arrests has begun in Azerbaijan soon after a sweeping amnesty decree was made which saw the release of 399 people, including 50 political prisoners. Who was arrested? Bayram Mammado...

14-year-old girl commits suicide in Baku due to school bullying

14-year-old girl commits suicide in Baku due to school bullying

A teenage girl died in Baku yesterday after she jumped out of a school window on the third floor. Her mother says she was driven towards taking her own life due to the constant bullying and harassment...

Poverty, repression in shadow of Azerbaijan’s shiny new skyline

Poverty, repression in shadow of Azerbaijan’s shiny new skyline

BAKU — In a crowded Baku street, Gyulya Akparova talks proudly about the major transformation of Azerbaijan and its thousand-year-old capital dotted with glittering skyscrapers on the Caspian Sea. Two...

Activists in Azerbaijan Fear Statewide Crackdown as LGBTQ Imprisonment Increases

Activists in Azerbaijan Fear Statewide Crackdown as LGBTQ Imprisonment Increases

Activists claim the country’s laws are exploited to target queer people with extreme regularity, particularly trans women. by Nico Lang 4/8/2019 Activists are calling for a full investigation followin...

Azerbaijan celebrates 10 millionth citizen

Azerbaijan celebrates 10 millionth citizen

Independent analysts say the population is probably closer to 7 million, but that didn’t stop the authorities from celebrating. Azerbaijan’s population officially hit 10 million over the weekend with ...

Tesla’s automated parking feature will be rolled out to U.S. owners next week

Tesla’s automated parking feature will be rolled out to U.S. owners next week

Tesla is preparing for a wider roll out a more capable and robust version of its “eventual” automated parking feature known as Enhanced Summon next week, CEO Elon Musk tweeted Saturday. The tweet come...

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