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Arab Spring knocks at Azerbaijan's door
Widespread protests in Central Asian country were inspired by uprisings sweeping Arab world.
Kester Kenn Klomegah
Last updated: 12 Apr 2011 10:56 GMT
Azerbaijan leader wants son elected
Azerbaijan President Heidar Aliyev is actively promoting his son as the "only viable presidential option" after announcing his withdrawal from the country’s presidential race.
Last updated: 05 Oct 2003 21:51 GMT
Azeri protests over ailing President's son
Opposition activists in Azerbaijan have gone on a hunger strike to protest the appointment of the president's son as prime minister.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2003 19:01 GMT
Azeri leader's son becomes PM
Azerbaijan's parliament Monday appointed Ilham Aliyev, son of the oil-rich nation's 80-year-old President Heidar Aliyev, as the former Soviet republic's new prime minister.
Last updated: 04 Aug 2003 06:43 GMT
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Hopeful Georgia takes baby steps towards EU
Preliminary deal with the European Union would bring the post-Soviet country closer to the Western bloc.
Dubious wisdom: Assad's waiting game
Lacking his father's political cunning, Bashar al-Assad can thank the hard work of others for his survival.
Identity and Exile
Al Jazeera's Matthew Cassel examines why so many American Jews defend Israeli policies regardless of the issue or cost.
Egypt's wave of painkiller addiction
An opiate called tramadol has become increasingly popular in Egypt, but many are unaware of its dangers.
Infographic: Keeping Palestinians occupied
The number of Israeli settlers in the West Bank has doubled since the Oslo Accords were signed 20 years ago.
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Two years since the start of the uprising, rebels and Assad's forces remain locked in conflict.
Lulu: Fake feminism for the 'hashtag generation'
Zeynep Zileli Rabanea
Diaoyu islands: Torn between two countries
Pakistan's most powerful man?
Malik Ayub Sumbal
The best option to settle the CAR crisis?
Why was Arafat killed?
In pictures: A tale of three cities
We investigate how three key Afghan cities are being affected by the gradual withdrawal of American troops.
'Hotels of death' in Indian holy city
Designated hotels in Varanasi cater to only the old and the infirm, waiting to die and attain "salvation".
In pictures: Ukrainian protesters set up camp
In the largest demonstration since the Orange Revolution, protesters vow to occupy central square until demands are met.
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