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26 Sep, 2012, 10:18 BST FIFA President Joseph Blatter Congratulates Host Azerbaijan at the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup

The 2012 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup was inaugurated last weekend in Baku, Azerbaijan, with a stunning ceremony featuring world-renowned Jennifer...


20 Sep, 2012, 11:24 BST Government and Opposition Parties in Azerbaijan Unite to Jointly Condemn "Biased" European Parliament Resolution on Ramil Safarov

In a rare moment of unity and consensus, government and opposition parties in Azerbaijan have joined forces to condemning the resolution "Azerbaijan: ...


12 Sep, 2012, 09:18 BST Safarov "Blame Game" Ignores Civilian Suffering in Azerbaijan

 Azerbaijani authorities are growing concerned over the increasing condemnation and hostility in the wake of the release of Ramil Safarov. Following ...


07 Sep, 2012, 12:42 BST Safarov Case Illustrates Lingering Impact of Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

The on-going conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh triggered a heated debate at the Parliamentary...


28 Jun, 2012, 15:35 BST Quarrel over Definition of Political Prisoners Leads to Split in the Council of Europe

The Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) this week narrowly approved two...


07 Mar, 2012, 15:03 GMT Belgian Parliament Receives High Level Azerbaijani Delegation to Discuss 'Frozen Conflict' of Armenian-Occupied Nagorno-Karabakh

A high-level parliamentary delegation from Azerbaijan met on Tuesday with Members of the Belgian Parliament to raise awareness about the "frozen...


28 Feb, 2012, 08:00 GMT Leading Turkish Groups in Germany Express Concern About Criticism of Azerbaijan

Two of Germany's leading Turkish organisations are upset about the recent spate of criticism levelled against Azerbaijan by a magazine and by a...