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Armenia closes border with Iran as South Caucasus braces for coronavirus 

Georgia has cancelled flights to and from Iran while Azerbaijan has increased precautions at the border, which remains open.  

Armenia closes border with Iran as South Caucasus braces for coronavirus 

Georgia has cancelled flights to and from Iran while Azerbaijan has increased precautions at the border, which remains open.  

Azerbaijani queer couple ‘fear for their lives’ after Valentine’s Day video leaked online

The video, which was meant to be a private celebration of Valentine’s Day was widely shared on social media leading to threats to the couple. 

Azerbaijani queer couple ‘fear for their lives’ after Valentine’s Day video leaked online

The video, which was meant to be a private celebration of Valentine’s Day was widely shared on social media leading to threats to the couple. 

Aliyev and Pashinyan face off in Munich debate

The Azerbaijani President and the Armenian Prime Minister engaged in a tense discussion over Nagorno-Karabakh.

Aliyev and Pashinyan face off in Munich debate

The Azerbaijani President and the Armenian Prime Minister engaged in a tense discussion over Nagorno-Karabakh.

Azerbaijani police strand Baku protesters around the country

Police detained dozens of protesters in Baku taking them by bus and leaving them up to 300 kilometres away.

Azerbaijani police strand Baku protesters around the country

Police detained dozens of protesters in Baku taking them by bus and leaving them up to 300 kilometres away.

Azerbaijan cancels election results for ‘at least 4 constituencies’ due to electoral fraud

Azerbaijan’s Central Election Committee announced it was investigating 17 other seats over images of electoral fraud posted online.

Azerbaijan cancels election results for ‘at least 4 constituencies’ due to electoral fraud

Azerbaijan’s Central Election Committee announced it was investigating 17 other seats over images of electoral fraud posted online.

Opinion | This election was our first ‘OK boomer’ to Azerbaijan’s political order

From boredom and camaraderie to confrontations with carousel voters, this was my experience as an observer in Azerbaijan’s recent election.

Opinion | This election was our first ‘OK boomer’ to Azerbaijan’s political order

By Javid Agha

From boredom and camaraderie to confrontations with carousel voters, this was my experience as an observer in Azerbaijan’s recent election.

Police violently disperse Azerbaijan election protest

A spontaneous protest started by a single candidate was violently dispersed by police, with protesters and journalists injured. 

Police violently disperse Azerbaijan election protest

A spontaneous protest started by a single candidate was violently dispersed by police, with protesters and journalists injured. 

Candidate’s lawyer dies during Azerbaijan vote count after ‘disputing result’

An investigation is ongoing into the death of Subhan Hajiyev, who died during vote counting in northwestern Azerbaijan. 

Candidate’s lawyer dies during Azerbaijan vote count after ‘disputing result’

An investigation is ongoing into the death of Subhan Hajiyev, who died during vote counting in northwestern Azerbaijan. 

Preliminary results show almost no change in Azerbaijan parliament

Journalists and local observers published footage of dozens of violations during the poll and many reported being attacked.

Preliminary results show almost no change in Azerbaijan parliament

Journalists and local observers published footage of dozens of violations during the poll and many reported being attacked.

Journalists and observers ‘attacked’ in Azerbaijani parliament elections

There have been widespread reports of other serious violations including ballot-box stuffing and carousel voting.

Journalists and observers ‘attacked’ in Azerbaijani parliament elections

There have been widespread reports of other serious violations including ballot-box stuffing and carousel voting.

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