Azerbaijani human rights activist released on bail in Georgia
Azerbaijani activist Aftandil Mammadov has been released on bail after he appeared in a Georgian court following his detention in Tbilisi earlier in the week based on an extradition request of the Azerbaijani government.
Azerbaijani Human Rights Defender detained in Tbilisi
Aftandil Mammadov, a human rights defender who fled to Georgia nearly two years ago, was detained by police in Tbilisi on June 17.
Health Minister Demands Protesting Journalist's Arrest
Azerbaijan’s Health Minister called on authorities to arrest a journalist who held a protest in front of the ministry’s building demanding free medical care for his mother, who suffered of an oncological disease.
AZAL denies $1 billion contract with Boeing cancelled
Azerbaijan Airline AZAL stated the contract with Boeing to purchase 10 737 MAX jets has not been cancelled but rather that both companies are working on negotiations.
Baku hosts Europa League Final amid strong police presence
Azerbaijan's capital city, full of police, played host to the UEFA Europe League final between UK teams Chelsea and Arsenal. Chelsea took home the cup with a 4-1 victory
Young Azerbaijanis mobilize to defend historic building in Baku
A century-old former temple in central Baku has become a symbol of the clash between supporters of Azerbaijan’s cultural heritage and efforts to modernize the city.
Arsenal leaves out Mkhitaryan from Europa League final amid safety concerns
Armenian national Henrikh Mkhitaryan has chosen together with Arsenal not to attend the final match of the Europa League to be held in Baku, CNN reports.
What will people say? Parents disown their LGBT children in fear of public opinion
It is impossible to find out even approximately how many people there are in the LGBT community in Azerbaijan because most of them thoroughly hide their sexual orientation. In Azerbaijan, which has been named Europe's most ...
Aliyev and Pashinyan meet briefly in Brussels
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev had a brief meeting with Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan at the summit dedicated to the tenth anniversary of the Eastern Partnership held in Brussels on Tuesday.
Baku: UK Foreign Office warning of terror attacks in Azerbaijan ‘not understandable’
The Azerbaijan Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said the UK Foreign Office statement warning its citizens of possible terror attacks in their trip to the post-Soviet country is “not understandable".