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Helicopters help combat Baku shopping centre fire

Tuesday, March 26th 2019, 13:43
related places: Baku

The fire broke out at a five-storey shopping mall in Azerbaijan’s capital Baku.
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Journalists in Azerbaijan get free flats for Press Day

Saturday, July 22nd 2017, 9:19

President Ilham Aliyev gives 255 flats to journalists on occasion of the country's National Press Day.
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Azerbaijan President Aliyev makes wife Mehriban his deputy

Tuesday, February 21st 2017, 11:52

Azerbaijan's authoritarian President Aliyev appoints his wife Mehriban as first vice-president.
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Nagorno-Karabakh: BBC visits Azerbaijan's side of frontline

Tuesday, May 3rd 2016, 1:36

BBC visits Azerbaijan's side of frontline in Karabakh conflict
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VIDEO: 'Why I'm defending Azerbaijani journalist'

Tuesday, April 26th 2016, 6:08
related countries: United States United States

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney speaks to the BBC about representing Azerbaijan reporter Khadija Ismayilova, as well as US politics.
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VIDEO: Tensions rise over Azerbaijan ceasefire

Thursday, April 7th 2016, 10:33
related countries: Armenia Armenia

A ceasefire between Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces is being treated with caution only days after coming into effect.
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Karabakh ceasefire deal announced

Tuesday, April 5th 2016, 12:02
related countries: Armenia Armenia

Azeri and ethnic Armenian forces announce an immediate ceasefire after fighting in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region.
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Azeris 'call truce' in Caucasus clash

Sunday, April 3rd 2016, 17:52
related countries: Armenia Armenia

Azerbaijan announces a "unilateral ceasefire" in fighting with Armenian forces over the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, but its opponents say fighting continues.
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Turkey backs Azeris in Armenia clash

Sunday, April 3rd 2016, 9:16
related countries: Armenia Armenia

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he backs Azerbaijan "to the end", amid its clashes with Armenians in disputed Nagorno-Karabakh.
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Azeri leader pardons 148 prisoners

Thursday, March 17th 2016, 15:57

Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev pardons 148 inmates, including a dozen of activists seen as political prisoners by human rights groups.
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Azeri rig workers missing after fire

Saturday, December 5th 2015, 17:45

At least one oil worker is dead and 30 are missing after a platform in the Caspian Sea caught fire in a storm, the office of President Ilham Aliyev says.
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