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Azerbaijan taunting Iran with Azerbaijani confab, Israel visit Through Tuesday, April 23 — Azerbaijan has sent its foreign minister to Israel this week for the first time since the former Soviet republic re-embraced its Islamic heritage 22 years...
MOSCOW -- An Armenian presidential candidate was wounded in a shooting attack Thursday night that disrupted campaigning in the former Soviet republic less than three weeks before the election. Paruyr Hayrikyan of the moderate opposition National Self-...
Tags: Government, Freedom of the Press, Elections, Armenia, Caucasus
MEXICO CITY — Adios, Heydar Aliyev, late strongman of distant Azerbaijan. Now that your statue has been hauled away from the Paseo de La Reforma, the Mexican capital’s grand boulevard, where will Mexicans go now when they want to meditate on...
Tags: Idi Amin, Human Rights, Sculpture, Mexico, Mexico City
Sporadic sniper fire over sandbagged trenches that separate Armenians and Azerbaijanis across the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh has been a routine feature of daily life throughout the 19 years that the two sides have grudgingly observed a cease-...
MEXICO CITY -- That big, hulking statue of the Caucasian strongman has got to go. Such was the recommendation Friday of a special committee appointed to resolve one of the odder controversies to beset this capital. At issue: the city government’...
Tags: Sculpture, Mexico, Mexico City, Arts and Culture, Arts
L.A. NOWRoughly 400 people protested Thursday outside the consulates of Hungary and Azerbaijan, decrying the release and pardon of an Azerbaijani soldier convicted of killing an Armenian military officer with an ax....
World NowRamil Safarov had been sentenced to spend the rest of his days behind bars after killing an Armenian officer with an ax in Budapest, Hungary. But President Ilham Aliyev pardoned the convicted killer last week after Hungary agreed to return him to...
World NowIndia finds itself in the middle of a new free-speech controversy after authorities arrested cartoonist and anti-corruption activist Aseem Trivedi on sedition charges....
World NowIranian quakes: The death toll from Saturday's twin earthquakes rose to 300, officials said, as rescue efforts in northwest Iran continued and more bodies were expected to be found....
All The RageErmanno Scervino, which has designed the uniforms to be worn by Azerbaijan's athletes at the London games, is among the fashion brands and designers helping amp up the style quotient at the 2012 Olympics. Others include Ralph Lauren (U.S.), Giorgio Armani...
World NowStreet protests and clashes. Cyberattacks. Angry words from Iran. This probably wasn’t the kickoff that Azerbaijan had hoped for as it hosts Eurovision, a glitzy singing contest this week that aims to pit the best crooners and chanteuses on the...
World NowA Israeli diplomat's car exploded near the Indian prime minister's residence in New Delhi on Monday, injuring the wife of an embassy staff member and at least three other people, in what appeared to be a coordinated, two-pronged terror attack against...
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