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Police in Azerbaijan have detained a dozen journalists working for US-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty amid an ongoing crackdown on the outlet that Washington and rights groups decry.
The European Union has joined United States in expressing concerns over Azerbaijan’s raid on the local offices of a U.S.-funded radio station.
WASHINGTON - Agence France-Presse
The United States said Thursday it was concerned by the arrest of a prominent journalist in Azerbaijan who has been charged with spying for Armenia.
BAKU, Azerbaijan - Anadolu Agency
Azerbaijan's state-run oil company closes down private schools which it took over from a Gülen-linked company
BAKU - Agence France-Presse
Azerbaijani forces say they have captured an Armenian spy following the latest in a series of tit-for-tat raids along the volatile frontier between the two arch-foes
YEREVAN - Agence France-Presse
Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sarkisian resigned Thursday, the deputy parliament speaker told AFP, saying the premier had been looking to leave his post for a month.
Armenia on Sunday named parliament speaker Ovik Abraamian as its new prime minister.
ASTANA, Kazakhstan - Agence France-Presse
Kazakhstan's Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov and his entire government resigned Wednesday, the authorities in the Central Asian country said.
Isa Shakhmarli, chairman of Azerbaijan Free LGBT, a Baku-based gay rights advocacy group, was found dead after reportedly hanging himself using the rainbow-coloured flag
Azerbaijani authorities have arrested the head of an independent election monitoring group after it criticized presidential polls
BISHKEK - Reuters
Kyrgyzstan's President Almazbek Atambayev accepted the government's resignation on Wednesday
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