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Azerbaijan is blasted by Eastern Partnership Index for sustainable development

Azerbaijan has once again been called out for its poor practices related to sustainable development. This finding directly contradicts false reports from Azer News, which...

Azerbaijan is now the country with highest number of IDPs or refugees per capita

Azerbaijan, with a population of almost 10 million people, is a country with the largest number of IDPs and refugees per capita, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister...

Consulate of Azerbaijan in Dubai commemorates the 27th anniversary of the Khojaly massacre

Ayan Aliyeva, the vice-consul of Azerbaijan consulate, said: “During this genocide committed on the night of February 25, 1992, 613 citizens of the village of...

Hunger strike gains momentum in Azerbaijan as journalists and activists respond to country’s poor human rights record and rampant corruption

More than a dozen political prisoners, activists, and members of the opposition in Azerbaijan have joined a solidarity hunger strike to call attention to the...

Azerbaijan reporter wins sex tape case against the government for failing to investigate a sex-tape blackmail against her

The European Court of Human Rights has ordered Azerbaijan’s government to compensate corruption-busting reporter Khadija Ismayilova for its failure to investigate attempts to blackmail her...

Azerbaijan toughening fight against bioactive food additives

The Food Safety Agency of Azerbaijan has signed a memorandum with the Analytical Expertise Center of Azerbaijan’s Healthcare Ministry to toughen the fight against bioactive...

UN rep: More women should hold leading positions in Azerbaijan

Violence against women is taking place all over the world, including Azerbaijan, UN Resident Coordinator in Azerbaijan Ghulam Isaczai said. He was speaking in Baku...