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MOSCOW — As might be expected, Russia's foreign minister spent his day Tuesday grappling with the biggest international crisis facing his country, an "outrageous incident" that has inflamed public passions. And Sergei Lavrov promised decisive...
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-...
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: Mexico City, Arts and Culture, Politics, Arts, WikiLeaks
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-...
Tags: Unrest, Conflicts and War, Europe, West Bank, Caucasus, Russia
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: Mexico City, Arts and Culture, Arts, Mexico, Sculpture
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....
With the recent celebration of the 21st anniversary of Armenia’s independence, we should note that Americans of Armenian descent have helped, participated or, in many instances, just watched from the sidelines as the country has tried to stabilize...
Tags: Politics, Human Rights, U.S. Embassy, Philosophy, Washington, DC
It is not clear why the Obama administration and its allies in Congress decided to express their misplaced "concern" regarding Hungary's extradition of Lt. Ramil Safarov to his native Azerbaijan ("Ax murderer's homecoming stokes Caucasus feud," Sept. 7)....
In his letter "The U.S. should back off its criticism of Azerbaijan's handling of the Safarov case" (Sept. 10), Emil Israfilbek displays very concerning signs of lack of compassion and understanding for human rights, by writing that he is unable to...
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