Desperate pensioners risk death sweeping oil-rich Azerbaijan’s streets
A series of fatal accidents involving street sweepers has prompted debate in Azerbaijan about living standards.
Baku police disperse rally on International Women’s Day
A group of women gathered to protest against domestic violence after authorities had denied permission to hold an official International Women's Day march in Baku.
More than a dozen sentenced to lengthy prison terms over Ganja events
14 people were handed prison sentences between six and eight years for their alleged involvement in the protests that followed the failed assassination attempt of Ganja's then-mayor, Elmar Valiyev, and the death of two police officers.
Bastainfo chief editor sentenced to prison on 2-year probation
The journalist was sentenced to five years and six months in prison on charges of alleged abuse of office, fraud and anti-state activities.