Azerbaijani constitutional court approves parliament's dissolution, early elections
In an agreement released by the court on 4 December it is said that the judges had discussed and ruled on the matter and the decision is “binding, cannot be abolished, changed or appealed."
Azerbaijan’s SOCAR, billion dollar deal with Maltese gov’t at centre of investigation into Maltese journalist’s murder
At the center of this process is a billion-dollar deal between the Government of Malta and the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR), which investigative journalists say contains traces of corruption.
Azerbaijani parliament set to dissolve, making snap elections possible
The session was called by Ogtay Asadov, the speaker of the parliament, on November 29 at the request of lawmakers of the ruling New Azerbaijan Party (YAP), which dominates the national assembly.
Former Armenian PM: "We occupied Karabakh with support from Russia"
Former Armenian Prime Minister Hrant Bagratyan recently stated that Nagorno-Karabakh was occupied with Russian support, which has started a public debate in Azerbaijan.
A matter of honor: How a strict upbringing creates difficulties for women throughout their lives
Many Azerbaijani families do not talk about sex at all, especially with their daughters. But what effects does that have on individuals brought up this way?
Azerbaijan’s former health minister establishes new party
For the first time in Azerbaijan's post-Soviet history, a politician who once represented the ruling New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) and functioned as a minister has created a party challenging the acting government.
Armenian, Azerbaijani journalists paid secret trip to Baku and Yerevan
Journalists from Azerbaijan and Armenia have paid a two-day trip to Yerevan and Baku but the foreign ministries of both countries have neither confirmed nor denied it.
Forests being cut down in Azerbaijan to grow hazelnuts, eco-activists sounding the alarm
Environmental organization Ecofront is trying to attract public attention to what is happening.
Germany deports 61 Azerbaijani citizens
“Of these 22 are men, 18 are women and 21 are children,” the State Migration Service stated on November 14.
Aliyev’s shakeup prompts speculation on political reforms
President Ilham Aliyev’s surprise shakeup of his cabinet, including the apparent forced retirement of the powerful head of administration, has prompted speculation about whether true political reforms are likely.