"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
"All of us [...] must make sure that the local people are aware of [...] the partnership with the Chinese and they must benefit from every inch of what the Chinese people are bringing."
For more than 20 years Baku has hosted, the Bakutel exhibition, bringing together in Azerbaijan the leading players in the telecommunications market.
Theatre professionals discuss the art form in Baku
The heart of Baku has been beating to the rhythm of its annual jazz festival.
The pontiff made a 10-hour visit aimed at encouraging the country’s multi-faith society but at the same time overlooking recent criticism of a referendum that extends the president’s term and…
Pope Francis has capped off his Caucasus tour with a flying visit to Azerbaijan.
Officials in the Caucasus country say lengthening the president's term from five to seven years was backed by a 'vast majority' of voters.
Azerbaijan has been voting in a constitutional referendum to extend the chief of state’s term in office to seven years from five.
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…
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…
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…
Sophie Claudet: Valerie, what is so important about Nagorno-Karabakh that is worth fighting over?
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
Artists and musicians from around the world have been descending on Azerbaijan for the eighth Gabala International Music Festival.
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…
We finish our series of Postcards from Azerbaijan in the capital's Old City
This week in Postcards from Azerbaijan, the country's deep attachment to tea
Our postcard this week is from the Guba region and the stunning landscape around the village of Khinalig
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
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
Opened in 2013, the towers are used for a hotel, apartments and offices and the tallest has a total of 38 floors