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Azeris asked to entrench Aliyev power in referendum vote

Monday sees Azeris going to a referendum vote on constitutional changes that have been criticised by the Council of Europe as posing a “serious risk to the balance of…

Monday sees Azeris going to a referendum vote on constitutional changes that have been criticised by the Council of Europe as posing a “serious risk to the balance of…

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Nagorno-Karabakh: a deadly conflict that threatens to spread

In this edition of Insiders we head to Nagorno-Karabakh, a self-proclaimed republic that seceded from then communist Azerbaijan when the Soviet Union fell apart in…

In this edition of Insiders we head to Nagorno-Karabakh, a self-proclaimed republic that seceded from then communist Azerbaijan when the Soviet Union fell apart in…

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Nagorno-Karabakh: a time-bomb in the Caucasus?

Last April, fighting between troops from the self-proclaimed republic of Nagorno-Karabakh and the Azerbaijan army rekindled a conflict that had been frozen for more than 20…

Last April, fighting between troops from the self-proclaimed republic of Nagorno-Karabakh and the Azerbaijan army rekindled a conflict that had been frozen for more than 20…

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Nagorno-Karabakh: peace or more peril?

Sophie Claudet: Valerie, what is so important about Nagorno-Karabakh that is worth fighting over?

Sophie Claudet: Valerie, what is so important about Nagorno-Karabakh that is worth fighting over?

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Putin in Baku for talks with Azerbaijan and Iran

Russian President Vladimir Putin is in the Azerbaijan capital Baku for talks with President Ilham Aliyev, and Iran’s President Hassan Rohani ahead of his meeting with Turkey’s president on Tuesday in

Russian President Vladimir Putin is in the Azerbaijan capital Baku for talks with President Ilham Aliyev, and Iran’s President Hassan Rohani ahead of his meeting with Turkey’s president on Tuesday in

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Rosberg triumphs in Baku to extend championship lead

Nico Rosberg cruised to victory in the first Formula One race held in Azerbaijan on Sunday and increased his championship lead over Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton to 24…

Nico Rosberg cruised to victory in the first Formula One race held in Azerbaijan on Sunday and increased his championship lead over Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton to 24…

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The remote mountain village that has its very own language

As you set off on the road that leads to Khinalig, one of the highest and most remote mountain villages in the Caucasus, you know you are in for

As you set off on the road that leads to Khinalig, one of the highest and most remote mountain villages in the Caucasus, you know you are in for

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Hot design: the towers that look like flames

They call it the new iconic symbol of modern Azerbaijan, a landmark in the capital that can be seen from all vantage points. The Baku Flame Towers

They call it the new iconic symbol of modern Azerbaijan, a landmark in the capital that can be seen from all vantage points. The Baku Flame Towers

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Postcards from Azerbaijan: The Baku Flame Towers

Opened in 2013, the towers are used for a hotel, apartments and offices and the tallest has a total of 38 floors

Opened in 2013, the towers are used for a hotel, apartments and offices and the tallest has a total of 38 floors

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Prominent journalist freed in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova - an investigative reporter for Radio Free Europe - has been released on probation.

Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova - an investigative reporter for Radio Free Europe - has been released on probation.

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Clashes claim lives in Nagorno-Karabakh

Violence in and around the disputed region continues, despite agreement on the need for a ceasefire in Vienna.

Violence in and around the disputed region continues, despite agreement on the need for a ceasefire in Vienna.

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Nagorno Karabakh: an Azeri perspective

This editorial was written by the European Azerbaijan Society to offer one view on the situation in the Nagorno Karabakh region.

This editorial was written by the European Azerbaijan Society to offer one view on the situation in the Nagorno Karabakh region.

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Nagorno Karabakh: an Armenian perspective

This editorial was written by the European friends of Armenia to offer one view on the situation in the Nagorno Karabakh region.

This editorial was written by the European friends of Armenia to offer one view on the situation in the Nagorno Karabakh region.

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Gviniashvili and Nyman prevail at the Baku Grand Slam

President of Azerbaijan Judo Federation Rovnag Abdullayev awarded a well deserved gold medal to Beka Gviniashvili for his flawless performance in the

President of Azerbaijan Judo Federation Rovnag Abdullayev awarded a well deserved gold medal to Beka Gviniashvili for his flawless performance in the

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Stars on safety first as Baku Judo Grand Prix opens

It is one of the last chances to gain entry to the Olympics for the world's judokas, which is why so many have come to the Grand Prix in the Azeri capital, Baku, rearing to fight

It is one of the last chances to gain entry to the Olympics for the world's judokas, which is why so many have come to the Grand Prix in the Azeri capital, Baku, rearing to fight

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Azeri city of of Sheki is cultural capital of Turkic world

Sheki in northern Azerbaijan lies on the ancient Silk Route. The city has been named ‘cultural capital of the Turkic world’ in 2016, and as such is

Sheki in northern Azerbaijan lies on the ancient Silk Route. The city has been named ‘cultural capital of the Turkic world’ in 2016, and as such is

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The UN's Alliance of Civilisations calls for hate speech crackdown

Two thousand five hundred heads of state and government officials, religious leaders and civil society representatives from 120 countries have

Two thousand five hundred heads of state and government officials, religious leaders and civil society representatives from 120 countries have

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Nagorno-Karabakh: Armenians protest against Russian arms sales

Hundreds of young Armenians have protested against Russian weapon sales to Azerbaijan. They held a march through central Yerevan on Wednesday (April

Hundreds of young Armenians have protested against Russian weapon sales to Azerbaijan. They held a march through central Yerevan on Wednesday (April

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Nagorno-Karabakh truce shows signs of fracture

Azerbaijan has accused Armenian-backed separatists of violating a new ceasefire agreed on Tuesday. While the Armenian side accused Azerbaijan of shelling its positions.

Azerbaijan has accused Armenian-backed separatists of violating a new ceasefire agreed on Tuesday. While the Armenian side accused Azerbaijan of shelling its positions.

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Dates and facts around Nagorno-Karabakh's 30-year long conflict

Nagorno-Karabakh is a geographical area near the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan. It is a mountainous and heavily-forested patch of land that

Nagorno-Karabakh is a geographical area near the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan. It is a mountainous and heavily-forested patch of land that