Heydar Aliyev

Azerbaijan to host international chess festival

Azerbaijan will host the chess festival Nakhchivan Open 2015 commemorating the country's national leader Heydar Aliyev, said the organising committee, a media report said on Tuesday.

Mar 31, 2015, 11:00 AM IST

Wanted Azeri rights activist hiding in Swiss embassy: Official

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.

Feb 13, 2015, 14:32 PM IST