All articles tagged "Azerbaijan"

Russia wants to keep using Soviet anti-missile radar in Azerbaijan Russia wants to keep using Soviet anti-missile radar in Azerbaijan

13 Mar, 02:23 PM 13 comments

Russia plans to continue using a Soviet-built military radar located in Azerbaijan after the current lease agreement ends, and has invited the US to use the facility as well

Tags: weapons, Azerbaijan, Sergey Lavrov, US, Barack Obama

Azerbaijan votes to keep current president in power for life Azerbaijan votes to keep current president in power for life

19 Mar, 01:38 PM 10 comments

Azerbaijan has voted to abandon the two-term presidential limit, allowing current president Ilham Aliyev to indefinitely prolong his reign.

Tags: Azerbaijan, elections, Ilham Aliyev

10 reported killed, 15 wounded in Baku university shootout 10 reported killed, 15 wounded in Baku university shootout

30 Apr, 11:11 PM 20 comments

Ten people were reported killed and 15 wounded when a gunman opened fire at the State Oil Academy in Baku, Azerbaijan, early on Thursday.

Tags: crime, Azerbaijan

Death toll at Baku school shooting rises to 14 Death toll at Baku school shooting rises to 14

30 Apr, 12:22 PM 19 comments

The number of casualties at the shooting that happened early on Thursday at an Azerbaijani university has risen to 14 people, with both students and teachers among the victims.

Tags: Azerbaijan, crime

Man arrested in connection with Baku school massacre Man arrested in connection with Baku school massacre

4 May, 12:46 PM 10 comments

Police investigating the shooting at the Baku Oil Academy, where an armed man killed seventeen and wounded ten people on Thursday, have arrested a kebab seller on suspicion of being the murderer’s accomplice.

Tags: crime, Azerbaijan

US to study Russia’s offer to use Azerbaijan radar US to study Russia’s offer to use Azerbaijan radar

5 May, 10:52 PM 4 comments

Washington will study Russia’s proposal to jointly use an early-warning radar in the Central Asian state of Azerbaijan.

Tags: Azerbaijan, US, missile defense

Gunman blames lack of love for Baku school massacre Gunman blames lack of love for Baku school massacre

18 May, 01:56 PM 17 comments

Police have found a video message recorded by the man who opened fire at an Azerbaijan school, killing 17 people and wounding 10 last month. In the video, recorded on a mobile phone, the murderer tells of his plans to commit a mass killing.

Tags: crime, Azerbaijan

Obama to expand oil corridor to EU and bypass Russia Obama to expand oil corridor to EU and bypass Russia

3 Jun, 10:52 PM 3 comments

US President building bridges to the East, though energy relationship with Russia promises to be thorny

Tags: Russia, oil, US, EU, Azerbaijan, Barack Obama,

Russia and Azerbaijan sign major gas agreement Russia and Azerbaijan sign major gas agreement

30 Jun, 11:05 PM 6 comments

Russia has signed a deal for gas supplies from Afghanistan, making direct shipment of gas from the ex-Soviet state to Europe impossible.

Tags: gas, Azerbaijan, Nabucco, South Stream, Gazprom

Petroleum used for spa baths in Azerbaijan Petroleum used for spa baths in Azerbaijan

14 Jul, 05:01 PM 32 comments

Azerbaijan is hoping to develop its slumping economy by opening spas that use the country's most exported product – oil.

Tags: Azerbaijan, oil

1 killed as gunfight breaks out on Russian-Azerbaijani border 1 killed as gunfight breaks out on Russian-Azerbaijani border

16 Jul, 03:50 PM 10 comments

An unidentified man was killed and an Azerbaijani frontier guard wounded when shooting broke out on the border with Russia.

Tags: Azerbaijan, Dagestan

Leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan say no to compromise on Karabakh at Moscow talks Leaders of Armenia and Azerbaijan say no to compromise on Karabakh at Moscow talks

22 Jul, 04:40 PM 97 comments

The presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan plan to meet again this autumn after talks in Moscow over Nagorno-Karabakh, which the Azerbaijani side said were unproductive, officials said on Sunday.

Tags: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Nagorno-Karabakh,



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