In Azerbaijan, pain and loss drive war fever

World / Politics Oct 24, 2020

In Azerbaijan, pain and loss drive war fever

by Carlotta Gall

As dusk fell, the sound of wailing carried on the soft evening breeze. Women filled the courtyard of a small house, keening over a coffin draped in the national flag. Men clustered in hushed groups in the narrow alley outside. The working-class neighborhood of Ahmedli, ...

Clashes resume on Azerbaijan-Armenia border over separatist region

World Jul 16, 2020

Clashes resume on Azerbaijan-Armenia border over separatist region

Border clashes erupted again early on Thursday between arch-foes Azerbaijan and Armenia, officials in both countries said, following a pause in fighting amid a flare-up over a decades-long territorial dispute. At least 16 people on both sides have been killed since border clashes erupted on ...

Azerbaijan's elite wooing British lawmakers

World Dec 1, 2013

Azerbaijan's elite wooing British lawmakers

by Jamie Doward and Charlotte Latimer

It operates from an exclusive Mayfair address and throws lavish parties for politicians of all parties. Ostensibly an independent trade body, The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) regularly takes members of Parliament, members of the European Parliament and British government officials on trips to the ...