News from azerbaijan monitor A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics/government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages

Latest

16 Apr, 2015, 12:49 BST Azerbaijan NGO Calls for "Truly Objective" Monitoring Ahead of 2015 Parliamentary Elections.

A key Azerbaijan NGO said Monday it is ready to welcome back election monitors from the OSCE's Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights...


14 Apr, 2015, 09:05 BST Azerbaijan NGO Calls for "Truly Objective" Monitoring Ahead of 2015 Parliamentary Elections

A key Azerbaijan NGO said Monday it is ready to welcome back election monitors from the OSCE's Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights...


24 Mar, 2015, 11:06 GMT Azerbaijan Calls for Resolutions to be Declared Invalid by "Charade" Euronest Session

Azerbaijan has dismissed this week's meeting of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly in the Armenian capital Yerevan as a "charade" and has called for ...


20 Mar, 2015, 08:29 GMT Azerbaijan Calls for Resolutions to be Declared Invalid by "Charade" Euronest Session

Azerbaijan has dismissed this week's meeting of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly in the Armenian capital Yerevan as a "charade" and has called for ...


16 Feb, 2015, 17:57 GMT European MPs Demand Fair Trial for Men Jailed in Armenian-Occupied Nagorno-Karabakh

Members of Parliament from 24 European nations have signed a motion calling for two men jailed by an internationally unrecognised court in...


13 Feb, 2015, 10:30 GMT European MPs Demand Fair Trial for Men Jailed in Armenian-Occupied Nagorno-Karabakh

Members of Parliament from 24 European nations have signed a motion calling for two men jailed by an internationally unrecognised court in...


12 Dec, 2014, 08:06 GMT Azerbaijan Warns Against 'Direct Interference' in its Justice System by Forces Within PACE

Azerbaijan has cautioned fellow members of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) against using the pretext of human rights to...


08 Dec, 2014, 08:36 GMT Our Loyalty to Europe in 2014 Rewarded with Attacks and Negativity, Says Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan's delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly believes 2014 has been a year of "attacks, resolutions and declarations" against their ...


05 Dec, 2014, 10:09 GMT Azerbaijan Urges European Parliament to Respect Legal Standards on Leyla Yunus and Nagorno-Karabakh

The Chairman of the Azerbaijani Delegation to the Euronest PA, Elkhan Suleymanov, has urged his European colleagues to respect legal standards...


21 Nov, 2014, 09:01 GMT Azerbaijan Questions the European Stability Initiative's Motives for Targeting Jagland's Supportive Stance on Human Rights

The European Stability Initiative has "unfairly targeted" Council of Europe Secretary General Torbjorn Jagland after he praised Azerbaijan's progress ...


07 Nov, 2014, 13:45 GMT Treat us with 'More Respect' for Better European Cooperation, Azerbaijan Tells Euronest PA

The Chairman of the Azerbaijani delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly says his nation remains committed to European cooperation but must...


03 Nov, 2014, 15:03 GMT Azerbaijan Calls for 'Unified Approach' by PACE to the Regulation of NGOs

A report to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) on NGO activities in Europe, which criticises Azerbaijan, fails to deal with...


22 Oct, 2014, 15:11 BST 'Partisan' Nagorno-Karabakh Group Will Only Promote War, Says Chairman of the Azerbaijani Delegation to Euronest

An MEP behind the formation of a Nagorno-Karabakh Group in the European Parliament has been accused by the Chairman of the Azerbaijani Delegation to...


02 Oct, 2014, 16:30 BST Azerbaijan Questions its Future with "Failed and Unfortunate" Euronest Parliamentary Assembly

Azerbaijan has branded the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly a "failed and unfortunate initiative" and has challenged its fellow member states to...


25 Sep, 2014, 08:55 BST Azerbaijan Questions Its Future with "Failed and Unfortunate" Euronest Parliamentary Assembly

Azerbaijan has branded the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly a "failed and unfortunate initiative" and has challenged its fellow member states to...


22 Sep, 2014, 09:01 BST Azerbaijan Vows to Boycott Euronest Session in Armenia

Azerbaijan has signalled it will boycott the Fourth Ordinary Session of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly due to take place in the Armenian capital ...


19 Sep, 2014, 09:32 BST European Parliament Resolution on Azerbaijan "Littered with Contradictions", Says Baku

A resolution on human rights in Azerbaijan passed by the European Parliament Thursday is full of legal contradictions, which raise questions about...


17 Sep, 2014, 13:32 BST Azerbaijan Brands European Parliament Motion on Prisoners "Legal Interference" and a "Distraction"

A European Parliament motion calling for the release of prisoners inside Azerbaijan who are facing criminal trials in open court amounts to an attack ...


04 Sep, 2014, 09:13 BST Azerbaijan Demands Urgent Action Against ISIS Brutality in Iraq and Syria

Amid the shocking images of beheadings and mass executions by ISIS in Syria and Iraq, Azerbaijan has called for an urgent meeting of the Committee of ...


29 Aug, 2014, 08:42 BST Azerbaijan Highlights Double Standards in International Community

Speaking out against recent allegations that it holds political prisoners, Azerbaijan has brought into the spotlight those countries and...


27 Aug, 2014, 11:43 BST Azerbaijan Protests PACE Indecision on Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

Elkhan Suleymanov, a member of the Azerbaijani delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), has protested the decision...


01 Jul, 2014, 10:03 BST Khojali Massacre Documentary "Endless Corridor" Premieres in London

TV executives, Hollywood producers and prominent actors on Monday attended the premiere screening at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts...


25 Jun, 2014, 09:56 BST Azerbaijan's President Aliyev: Europe Must Respond to Armenia's Occupation of Nagorno-Karabakh

Addressing the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) Tuesday, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev demanded that the international...


24 Jun, 2014, 06:14 BST Brasseur Queries Armenia Motion as Azerbaijan Takes Centre Stage in Strasbourg

The President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Anne Brasseur, says a procedural hitch could stall a motion for sanctions...


19 Jun, 2014, 09:12 BST PACE Challenged to Make the Right "Historical Choice" Over Nagorno-Karabakh

The man behind the push to have Armenia face the same sanctions over its occupation of Nagorno-Karabakh as applied to Russia over its annexation of...