French President Francois Hollande on Saturday raised rights abuses with ex-Soviet Azerbaijan`s President Ilham Aliyev at talks focused on its simmering dispute with Armenia over the breakaway Nagorny Karabakh.
The future of the classic Italian Grand Prix at Monza remained uncertain Monday after it was revealed by Formula One commercial ring-master Bernie Ecclestone that he was considering dumping it from the calendar.
Armenian forces on Thursday killed an Azerbaijani soldier in the latest breach of a ceasefire between the arch-foes locked in a simmering conflict over the disputed Nagorny Karabakh region, officials in Baku said.
A prominent Azerbaijani rights activist, who is wanted by the tightly-controlled Caucasus country`s authorities and risks imminent arrest, is hiding in the Swiss embassy in Baku, officials said on Friday.
Prosecutors in Azerbaijan on Friday raided the offices of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty`s local service, according to its director who condemned the move as a crackdown on free media in the tightly-controlled Caucasus nation.
Armenia threatened 'grave consequences' on Wednesday after Azerbaijani forces shot down a military helicopter, sparking fears of a major escalation in the conflict over the disputed region of Nagorny Karabakh.