Azerbaijan arrests two journalists investigating political corruption – Lifotravel

Azerbaijan arrests two journalists investigating political corruption

The arrests of the director and editor in chief of Abzas Media come after a series of reports looking into officials’ wealth. Two journalists have been arrested in Azerbaijan, according to their lawyers, after their media outlet recently published a series of reports looking into the wealth of high-ranking government officials and the family of … Read more

Azerbaijan accuses France of stoking ‘new war’ in Caucasus – Times of India – Lifotravel

Azerbaijan accuses France of stoking 'new war' in Caucasus - Times of India

BAKU: Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on Tuesday accused France of inciting a fresh war in the Caucasus by arming Baku’s arch foe Armenia, with which it had fought two wars.Baku and Yerevan have been locked in a decades-long territorial conflict over Azerbaijan’s Nagorno-Karabakh region, which Baku reclaimed in September after a lightning offensive against Armenian … Read more

‘We showed them’: Azerbaijan parades army in Nagorno-Karabakh – Lifotravel

‘We showed them’: Azerbaijan parades army in Nagorno-Karabakh

Azerbaijan has paraded its army through the disputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh. The display comes weeks after Azerbaijan recaptured the enclave, in a lighting-fast offensive which caused 120,000 ethnic Armenians to flee. The regional capital Khankendi, also known as Stepanakert, was left deserted. Nagorno-Karabakh had been at the centre of a decades-long conflict between Azerbaijan and … Read more

Armenian PM hopes for peace deal with Azerbaijan ‘in the coming months’ – Lifotravel

Armenian PM hopes for peace deal with Azerbaijan ‘in the coming months’

Pashinyan also seeks to establish diplomatic relations with Azerbaijan after decades of conflict between the neighbours. Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has expressed his commitment to signing a peace agreement with Azerbaijan in the coming months and establishing diplomatic relations after decades of conflict between the neighbours. The remarks came on Thursday, just weeks after … Read more

In the ultimate irony, Russia’s obsession with Ukraine may have weakened its power over its other neighbors – Lifotravel

In the ultimate irony, Russia's obsession with Ukraine may have weakened its power over its other neighbors

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a press conference at the Commonwealth of Independent States’ head of states meeting on Oct. 13, 2023, in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Getty Images With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine its most pressing geopolitical priority for at least the last 19 months, Moscow has not had much time or opportunity to hold … Read more

Armenia says Pashinyan-Aliyev talks cancelled – Lifotravel

Armenia says Pashinyan-Aliyev talks cancelled

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan and Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev were due to meet with European Council President Charles Michel in late October. A meeting between the leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan that was due to take place in late October has been cancelled, according to Armenia’s foreign minister, Ararat Mirzoyan. The two countries have … Read more

Iran hosts Armenia-Azerbaijan talks, says they offer chance of South Caucasus peace – Times of India – Lifotravel

Iran hosts Armenia-Azerbaijan talks, says they offer chance of South Caucasus peace - Times of India

Iran hosted talks between the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan on Monday, saying they offered an opportunity to bring peace to the South Caucasus after Baku’s forces last month recaptured the breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh. The two foreign ministers’ first meeting since Azerbaijan’s lightning offensive also took place against the background of rising tensions … Read more

Iran to host six-nation meeting on Armenia-Azerbaijan peace process – Times of India – Lifotravel

Iran to host six-nation meeting on Armenia-Azerbaijan peace process - Times of India

DUBAI/MOSCOW: Foreign ministers from Iran, Turkey, Russia and Georgia will meet their counterparts from Azerbaijan and Armenia in Tehran on Monday and discuss progress towards a peace agreement between the two South Caucasus neighbours, Iranian state media said. IRNA news agency quoted the foreign ministry as saying the six countries wanted to talk about regional … Read more

Azerbaijan’s president raises national flag in Nagorno-Karabakh capital – Lifotravel

Azerbaijan's president raises national flag in Nagorno-Karabakh capital

President Ilham Aliyev raised Azerbaijan’s flag in the main city of Nagorno-Karabakh on Sunday, cementing Baku’s conquest of the region after last month’s lightning offensive that led to an exodus of ethnic Armenians. Issued on: 15/10/2023 – 16:39Modified: 15/10/2023 – 16:41 1 min It was Aliyev’s first visit to the city — which Azerbaijan calls … Read more

Azerbaijan leader raises national flag in Karabakh capital: statement – Times of India – Lifotravel

Azerbaijan leader raises national flag in Karabakh capital: statement - Times of India

BAKU: Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev raised his country’s flag in the main city of Nagorno-Karabakh on Sunday, in his first visit there since Baku retook control of the mountainous region in an offensive that led to the exodus of most ethnic Armenians. It was Aliyev’s first visit to Karabakh during his two-decade rule. “President of … Read more