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News Azerbaijan: OPEC meeting moved to April 9 - Azerbaijan Energy Ministry

Published on: Saturday 04 April 2020
OPEC meeting moved to April 9 - Azerbaijan Energy Ministry
News source: https://www.bernama.com/en/world/news.php?id=1828714

BAKU, April 5 -- The next OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers' meeting has been moved back to April 9, an adviser to Azerbaijan's oil minister told Sputnik news agency on Saturday. The meeting, which is ...

News Azerbaijan: Azerbaijan's Heydar Aliyev Center supports countries where COVID-19 widespread (PHOTO/VIDEO) (UPDATE)

Published on: Saturday 04 April 2020
Azerbaijan's Heydar Aliyev Center supports countries where COVID-19 widespread (PHOTO/VIDEO) (UPDATE)
News source: https://en.trend.az/azerbaijan/politics/3218003.html

As the expression of Azerbaijan’s solidarity with the countries where the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) is widespread, a video projection was presented at the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku, Trend ...

News Azerbaijan: Azerbaijan: Opposition Leader Arrested

Published on: Tuesday 24 March 2020
Azerbaijan: Opposition Leader Arrested
News source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/03/25/azerbaijan-opposition-leader-arrested

Azerbaijani authorities have arrested a prominent opposition leader and ardent government critic, Tofig Yagublu, on spurious hooliganism charges, Human Rights Watch said today. Yagublu’s arrest comes days after President Ilham Aliyev made comments suggesting he would use measures supposedly designed to tackle the coronavirus pandemic to crackdown on opposition, another

News Azerbaijan: Business environment to be preserved in Azerbaijan thanks to tax benefits - MP

Published on: Tuesday 31 March 2020
Business environment to be preserved in Azerbaijan thanks to tax benefits - MP
News source: https://en.trend.az/azerbaijan/business/3216144.html

“The proposals reflect the reality and include the measures aimed at expanding the opportunities of Azerbaijan’s development in the future," the MP said. Samadzade emphasized that the scale of the ...

News Azerbaijan: Azerbaijan tightens quarantine rules, bans walking in parks - government

Published on: Friday 27 March 2020
Azerbaijan tightens quarantine rules, bans walking in parks - government
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/azerbaijan-tightens-quarantine-rules-bans-173805306.html

Azerbaijan tightened quarantine rules on Friday and banned walking in parks and boulevards from March 29 in an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the government said. The country of around 10 million in the South Caucasus had reported 165 coronavirus cases as of Friday, with three deaths.

News Azerbaijan: Azerbaijan GP off; no F1 race until mid-June at the earliest

Published on: Monday 23 March 2020
Azerbaijan GP off; no F1 race until mid-June at the earliest
News source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/motor/formula1/2020/03/23/azerbaijan-gp-off-no-f1-race-until-mid-june-at-the-earliest/111458570/

The Azerbaijan Grand Prix was postponed Monday because of the coronavirus outbreak, delaying the start of the Formula One season until the middle of June at the earliest. The first eight races of the ...

News Azerbaijan: Azerbaijan Grand Prix becomes eighth race to fall victim to coronavirus pandemic

Published on: Monday 23 March 2020
Azerbaijan Grand Prix becomes eighth race to fall victim to coronavirus pandemic
News source: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/azerbaijan-grand-prix-becomes-eighth-race-to-fall-victim-to-coronavirus-pandemic-tcp3wvqg0

The Formula One season is unlikely to start until at least July after the Azerbaijan Grand Prix became the latest race to be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic. The race in Baku, due to be ...

News Azerbaijan: Prominent Journalist Freed in Azerbaijan

Published on: Wednesday 18 March 2020
Prominent Journalist Freed in Azerbaijan
News source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/03/18/prominent-journalist-freed-azerbaijan

Afgan Mukhtarli, a prominent investigative journalist and a political activist, was freed yesterday – a rare bit of good news from Azerbaijan. Mukhtarli had been serving a 6-year prison sentence ...

News Azerbaijan: Azerbaijan reports first coronavirus death

Published on: Thursday 12 March 2020
Azerbaijan reports first coronavirus death
News source: https://nationalpost.com/pmn/health-pmn/azerbaijan-reports-first-coronavirus-death-2

BAKU — An Azeri woman who was quarantined after returning from Iran has died from coronavirus, Azerbaijan’s first death from the outbreak, the country’s emergency crisis center said on Thursday.

News Azerbaijan: The ICRC in Azerbaijan in 2019

Published on: Tuesday 18 February 2020
The ICRC in Azerbaijan in 2019
News source: https://www.icrc.org/en/document/icrc-azerbaijan-2019

In 2019, the ICRC delivered humanitarian assistance to thousands of beneficiaries in communities affected by the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Our colleagues carried out activities related to humanitarian protection, economic security, awareness raising awareness on safer behaviour, and water and habitat.

News Azerbaijan: Political Graffiti Behind Bogus Jailing in Azerbaijan

Published on: Monday 17 February 2020
Political Graffiti Behind Bogus Jailing in Azerbaijan
News source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2020/02/18/political-graffiti-behind-bogus-jailing-azerbaijan

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has just ruled that the arrest and prosecution on drugs charges of two prominent youth activists in Azerbaijan was politically motivated. The court held that the real purpose for Bayram Mammadov and Giyas Ibrahimov’s arbitrary arrest, detention, and prosecution was that they “had painted political graffiti on the statue of a former

News Azerbaijan: AZERBAIJAN ALL SET FOR FEB 9 SNAP ELECTION

Published on: Saturday 08 February 2020
AZERBAIJAN ALL SET FOR FEB 9 SNAP ELECTION
News source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/azerbaijan-set-feb-9-snap-145329803.html

A total of 19 political parties, including the ruling New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) of President Ilham Aliyev, are contesting for the 125-seat National Assembly (Milli Majlis), in the parliamentary election tomorrow (Sunday, Feb 9). President Aliyev dissolved the parliament on Dec 2 last year, paving the

News Azerbaijan: Azerbaijan: 132 int'l media outlets to cover election

Published on: Saturday 08 February 2020
Azerbaijan: 132 int'l media outlets to cover election
News source: https://www.aa.com.tr/en/europe/azerbaijan-132-intl-media-outlets-to-cover-election/1728240

A total of 132 international media outlets will cover the snap parliamentary election in Azerbaijan, the chairman of Central Election Commission (CEC) said on Saturday. Mazahir Panahov told a news ...

News Azerbaijan: Stuffed Ballot Boxes And Carousels: Azerbaijan Votes Again Under Scrutiny

Published on: Thursday 06 February 2020
Stuffed Ballot Boxes And Carousels: Azerbaijan Votes Again Under Scrutiny
News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/stuffed-ballot-boxes-and-carousels-azerbaijan-votes-again-under-scrutiny/30422477.html

Azerbaijanis go to the polls this weekend to choose members of their parliament. After decades of elections plagued by media manipulation and dirty tricks, opposition activists hold out little hope of challenging the dominance of President Ilham Aliyev's party in the vote on February 9.

News Azerbaijan: Azerbaijan to hold snap parliamentary election on Feb.9

Published on: Thursday 06 February 2020
Azerbaijan to hold snap parliamentary election on Feb.9
News source: https://www.aa.com.tr/en/europe/azerbaijan-to-hold-snap-parliamentary-election-on-feb9/1727016

Azerbaijan is set to hold early parliamentary elections on Sunday almost two months after the legislature was dissolved by a presidential decree. Milli Majlis, the National Assembly of Azerbaijan, is ...

News Azerbaijan: Azerbaijan's 'Equal Coverage' Law Stifles Media Reports On Elections

Published on: Thursday 06 February 2020
Azerbaijan's 'Equal Coverage' Law Stifles Media Reports On Elections
News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/azerbaijan-elections-equal-coverage-law-media-reports-stifled/30420889.html

This is the situation in Azerbaijan as it prepares for early parliamentary elections on February 9 -- a vote contested by a surge of new independent and opposition candidates, according to the ...

News Azerbaijan: 15-member Pak team to observe elections in Azerbaijan: Ali Alizada

Published on: Saturday 01 February 2020
15-member Pak team to observe elections in Azerbaijan: Ali Alizada
News source: https://dailytimes.com.pk/550669/15-member-pak-team-to-observe-elections-in-azerbaijan-ali-alizada/

Ambassador of Azerbaijan Ali Alizada has said relations between Pakistan and Azerbaijan are from cordial to excellent adding upcoming parliamentary elections in his country would help further gear up ...

News Azerbaijan: Azerbaijan broadens the horizons of cooperation: balanced foreign policy

Published on: Saturday 01 February 2020
Azerbaijan broadens the horizons of cooperation: balanced foreign policy
News source: https://www.jpost.com/International/Azerbaijan-broadens-the-horizons-of-cooperation-balanced-foreign-policy-616178

When thinking of Azerbaijan’s foreign policy, one has to put things into the right historical and geopolitical perspective in order to fully fathom its priorities and insecurities. Its foreign policy ...