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The working elderly — why in Azerbaijan ‘nobody wants to retire’

The elderly often work hard physical jobs in Azerbaijan. While the government says it is by choice, others point to low state pensions.

The working elderly — why in Azerbaijan ‘nobody wants to retire’

By Kamran Mahmudov

The elderly often work hard physical jobs in Azerbaijan. While the government says it is by choice, others point to low state pensions.

Azerbaijan opposition parties protest snap presidential elections

The biggest Azerbaijani opposition groups held a rally against snap Presidential elections scheduled for 11 April.

Azerbaijan opposition parties protest snap presidential elections

The biggest Azerbaijani opposition groups held a rally against snap Presidential elections scheduled for 11 April.

Drowning in rubbish: Baku’s waste management headache

Attempts to ease the problem for the city’s growing number of residents have so far proven futile.

Drowning in rubbish: Baku’s waste management headache

By Vafa Zeynalova

Attempts to ease the problem for the city’s growing number of residents have so far proven futile.

Azerbaijan sentences opposition activist to 3 years for ‘smuggling money’

Gozal Bayramli claims that €12,000 in cash that authorities say she was smuggling from Georgia was planted in her bag by the authorities.

Azerbaijan sentences opposition activist to 3 years for ‘smuggling money’

Gozal Bayramli claims that €12,000 in cash that authorities say she was smuggling from Georgia was planted in her bag by the authorities.

OSCE calls on Azerbaijan to release illegally jailed journalists

The next day, authorities arrested editor-in-chief of the Khural newspaper, Avaz Zeynalov.

OSCE calls on Azerbaijan to release illegally jailed journalists

The next day, authorities arrested editor-in-chief of the Khural newspaper, Avaz Zeynalov.

Elderly in Azerbaijan: venerated yet lonely

With an average pension of $100, elderly in Azerbaijan can only hope for help from shelters, kind neighbours, and volunteers.

Elderly in Azerbaijan: venerated yet lonely

By Vafa Zeynalova

With an average pension of $100, elderly in Azerbaijan can only hope for help from shelters, kind neighbours, and volunteers.

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