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Azerbaijani officials embroiled in coronavirus wedding scandal

Several Azerbaijani officials and their families have been accused of holding weddings despite the quarantine regime prohibiting them.

Azerbaijani officials embroiled in coronavirus wedding scandal

Several Azerbaijani officials and their families have been accused of holding weddings despite the quarantine regime prohibiting them.

Caucasus governments remain silent on Belarus crackdown

Several leaders from the Caucasus courted controversy by being among only a handful of world leaders to congratulate the Belarusian President.

Caucasus governments remain silent on Belarus crackdown

Several leaders from the Caucasus courted controversy by being among only a handful of world leaders to congratulate the Belarusian President.

Azerbaijani opposition hit with new arrests following Aliyev speech

Six opposition activists were arrested after President Aliyev voiced a need to ‘resolve the issue’ of the opposition after a pro-war rally on Tuesday.

Azerbaijani opposition hit with new arrests following Aliyev speech

Six opposition activists were arrested after President Aliyev voiced a need to ‘resolve the issue’ of the opposition after a pro-war rally on Tuesday.

Opinion | Azerbaijan’s COVID-19 response: anything but adequate

By using the pandemic as cover to increase repression, Azerbaijani authorities have failed in their most basic duties.  

Opinion | Azerbaijan’s COVID-19 response: anything but adequate

By Arzu Geybulla

By using the pandemic as cover to increase repression, Azerbaijani authorities have failed in their most basic duties.  

Amnesty International questions Caucasus governments’ response to pandemic

They criticised surveillance in Armenia, alleged religious discrimination in Georgia, beatings in Chechnya, and a crackdown on dissent in Azerbaijan.

Amnesty International questions Caucasus governments’ response to pandemic

They criticised surveillance in Armenia, alleged religious discrimination in Georgia, beatings in Chechnya, and a crackdown on dissent in Azerbaijan.

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.

Azerbaijan to dissolve parliament and hold snap elections 

Some have speculated that the move is meant to strengthen the position of Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva.

Azerbaijan to dissolve parliament and hold snap elections 

Some have speculated that the move is meant to strengthen the position of Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva.

Hundreds demonstrate in Baku after authorities refuse to authorise protests in city centre

Despite their picket being authorised, police attempted to disperse the crowd and dozens were arrested.

Hundreds demonstrate in Baku after authorities refuse to authorise protests in city centre

Despite their picket being authorised, police attempted to disperse the crowd and dozens were arrested.

Opinion | Cosmetic touch-ups won’t break Azerbaijan’s cycle of crisis

The Azerbaijani government must address the underlying issues instead of buying time with nonsolutions.

Opinion | Cosmetic touch-ups won’t break Azerbaijan’s cycle of crisis

By Arzu Geybulla

The Azerbaijani government must address the underlying issues instead of buying time with nonsolutions.

Azerbaijan increases minimum wage

The minimum monthly wage will increase from ₼180 ($110) to ₼250 ($150) as of 1 September.

Azerbaijan increases minimum wage

The minimum monthly wage will increase from ₼180 ($110) to ₼250 ($150) as of 1 September.

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