""The sting of sanctions will be painful if the regime does not change its course""
US Secretary of State
"We have to look at what the choice entails. What are we saying we have the choice to do?"
'No' campaigner in Irish abortion referendum
""My daughter is no more in the world""
Abdul Aziz Sheikh
Father of Sabika Sheikh
""My very best wishes to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their wedding day. To all of those joining the national celebration with street parties and other events, have a wonderful day.""
UK Prime Minister Theresa May
(who was not invited to the wedding)
""If humanity ever captures the energy of love it will be the second time that we have discovered fire.""
Most Reverend Michael Curry
Sermon at Royal Wedding
"After meeting Ms. Waight Keller... Ms Markle chose to work with her for her timeless and elegant aesthetic, impeccable tailoring, and relaxed demeanour."
""Something has perturbed our Milky Way galaxy. We don't yet know what""
Gaia Project Scientist, ESA
"[The EU] shouldn't be negotiating with a gun to its head. That's not the way you treat allies."
former US ambassador to the EU
The heart of Baku has been beating to the rhythm of its annual jazz festival.
Azerbaijan has been voting in a constitutional referendum to extend the chief of state’s term in office to seven years from five.
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
We finish our series of Postcards from Azerbaijan in the capital's Old City
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
Pedro Lasuén, euronews: “The second day of the Baku Grand Slam was spectacular, emotional and full of surprises… judo at its best! Let’s start with a
Two thousand five hundred heads of state and government officials, religious leaders and civil society representatives from 120 countries have
People in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku took to the streets amid fighting in the region of Nagorno Karabakh.
France’s Joris Daudet won the men’s BMX cycling final on the final day of competition at the Baku European Games by comfortably defeating Twan van
The inaugural European Games in Baku were hit by a second doping case Friday after Chaltu Beji of Azerbaijan failed a drugs test.
Russia took gold in the women's 3x3 basketball final in a thrilling final by defeating Ukraine 22-17 on the fourteenth day of competition at the Baku European Games.
Russia enjoyed a golden double in three on three basketball tournament at the European games in Baku Azerbaijan. The women’s team handled the
Italy’s Alessio Foconi won Italy’s second gold medal in fencing in the men’s foil individual final by defeating Russia’s Timur Arslanov on the
Teymur Mammadov thrilled his home support when he beat Valentino Manfredonia in the boxing final of the 84 kilo division at the European Games in
Great Britain’s Luke Greenbank won his fourth medal of the Baku European Games on day twelve of competition by beating Russia’s Filipp Shopin in the
If this month’s European Games fail to place Baku firmly on the sporting map, next year might help further stamp the Azerbaijan capital’s sporting
Romania’s Ana Maria Branza won her country’s first gold medal as she artfully fought her way to victory over Russia’s Yana Zvereva in the women’s
Spain’s Miguel Avarino Garcia dominated the men’s individual event in the final session of archery on day ten of the Baku European Games by beating
Stsiapan Papou handed Belarus their ninth gold medal at the European Games in Baku with a convincing win over local favourite Heydar Aliyev Arena in