War & Conflict

Separatists return bodies of soldiers to Azerbaijan

Government and rebels trade accusations after deadly clashes amid fresh tension over control of Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Rebels return bodies of soldiers to Azerbaijan

Asia

Azerbaijani president appoints wife as vice president

Move follows constitutional changes made after a tightly managed referendum last year that introduced vice presidency.

President Ilham Aliyev appoints wife as vice president

Politics

Azerbaijanis vote on boosting president's powers

Opposition and rights groups slam referendum as move to extend Ilham Aliyev's family's long-standing grip on power.

Azerbaijanis vote on boosting president's powers

Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan releases investigative journalist from jail

Khadija Ismayilova on probation after nearly two years of imprisonment widely seen as attempt to silence critical voice.

Azerbaijan releases Khadija Ismayilova from jail

War & Conflict

Fresh clashes reported near Nagorno-Karabakh

Azerbaijan says its soldier killed as a result of truce violation by Armenia after two countries agreed for peace talks.

Fresh clashes reported near Nagorno-Karabakh

Nagorno-Karabakh

Two Nagorno-Karabakh soldiers 'killed by Azeri gunfire'

Soldiers shot and killed in fire from Azerbaijan early on Tuesday, Nagorno-Karabakh defence ministry says.

Two Nagorno-Karabakh soldiers 'killed by Azeri gunfire'

War & Conflict

Azerbaijan says Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire broken

Separatists violated ceasefire in breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region 119 times in past 24 hours, Azerbaijan says.

Azerbaijan says Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire broken

Opinion

Nagorno-Karabakh is not a localised conflict

It does not take a leap from reality to see how this conflict could spill over into a bigger war in the South Caucasus.

Luke Coffey

by Luke Coffey

Luke Coffey

Opinion

Contested narratives in Nagorno-Karabakh

As patience runs out in Baku, there is a growing pressure on the government to liberate occupied territories.

Murad Gassanly

by Murad Gassanly

Murad Gassanly

Opinion

The occupation Nagorno-Karabakh must end

The international community has consistently deplored the occupation of the Azerbaijani territories.

Vugar Seidov

by Vugar Seidov

Vugar Seidov

Europe

Armenia and Azerbaijan call Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire

Warring neighbours agree to stop fighting after four days of intense violence that threatened to spiral into war.

Armenia and Azerbaijan call Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire

War & Conflict

Nagorno-Karabakh crisis escalates amid threat of war

Armenia and Azerbaijan ramp up rhetoric as fighting continues for third day in disputed region.

Nagorno-Karabakh crisis escalates amid threat of war

Inside Story

What triggered the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh?

Fighting has erupted between Armenia and Azerbaijan in the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabkh.

War & Conflict

Nagorno-Karabakh clashes rumble despite ceasefire

Worst outbreak of violence in decades continues for second day despite declarations of ceasefire.

Nagorno-Karabakh clashes rumble despite ceasefire

War & Conflict

Azerbaijan calls unilateral truce in Nagorno-Karabakh

Announcement comes after fighting with Armenian forces in disputed region killed at least 30 people.

Azerbaijan calls unilateral truce in Nagorno-Karabakh