Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan Reports More Losses as Nagorno-Karabakh Fighting Rumbles On

BAKU/YEREVAN, April 5 – Sixteen Azeri servicemen have been killed in fighting around the Armenian-backed breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region in the past two days, Azerbaijan’s Defence Ministry said on Tuesday, as a flare-up of a decades-old conflict showed no sign of abating. Ex-Soviet states Azerbaijan and Armenia fought a war over the mountainous territory in the

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Azerbaijan’s Ruling Party Likely to Win Elections

BAKU, Nov 1 (Reuters) ¬†Azeri voters headed to the polls on Sunday for a parliamentary election, which Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev’s ruling party is widely expected to win, and which mainstream opposition and international monitors are shunning. Aliyev has consolidated his power since succeeding his father and long-serving leader Heydar in 2003, presiding over a

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