Azerbaijani, Armenian foreign ministers meet in Moscow
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with his Armenian counterpart Zohrab Mnatsakanian in Moscow to discuss the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.
Blogger Mehman Huseynov’s travel ban lifted
Huseynov had tried to leave the country on 9 April but learned he was under a travel ban on orders of the Prosecutor General's Office.
Rearrested Bayram Mammadov’s health deteriorating
The health of Bayram Mammadov, who was recently pardoned by the president and later arrested again, deteriorated in jail, local news platforms report.
Detained Muslim Union Movement member Anar Jabbarov released
Jabbarov was accused of drug possession but the charges against him were dropped due to lack of evidence.
‘Meykhana’ performer Vugar Sada arrested over lyrics allegedly promoting drug use
The arrest comes after one of the performer's songs addressing marijuana became widely popular on social media.
New wave of detentions among LGBT in Azerbaijan
The detentions recall a larger wave of arrests in 2017; the European Court of Human Rights has recently begun inquiries into those arrests.
Recently pardoned political prisoner Giyas Ibrahimov called to police
Just a few days before, Bayram Mammadov, another youth activist who was recently released from prison, had been re-arrested and sentenced to 30 days in prison for allegedly resisting police.
Opposition party leader Ilgar Mammadov’s conditional release suspended
Mammadov's two-year probation period and travel ban were suspended by the Shaki Court of Appeal.
Leaders of Azerbaijan and Armenia to meet in Vienna
It will be the first official face-to-face meeting between the two leaders.
Massive fire destroys Baku shopping center
The cause of the fire is still being investigated.