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Azerbaijan says solder killed by Armenian sniper across border - Reuters

Azerbaijan on Friday said an Armenian sniper had killed one of its soldier at the border between the two countries and that its army was taking response measures.

azerbaijan - Reuters
8:10am PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Once Friends, Now Rivals: The Iranian Athletes Facing Off Under Different Flags at the 2020 Tokyo Games

2016 Olympic medalist Kimia Alizadeh will compete as a refugee athlete against her long-time friend Nahid Kiyani of Iran

azerbaijan - Time
8:07am PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Azerbaijan jails 13 Armenian military personnel for six years

Azerbaijan's serious crimes court says those sentenced will be deported after serving their prison terms.

azerbaijan - Al Jazeera English
7:19am PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Azerbaijan jails 13 Armenian military personnel for six years -court - Reuters

An Azerbaijan court late on Thursday sentenced 13 members of Armenia's armed forces to six years in prison, finding them guilty of illegally crossing the border, weapons possession and terrorism offences.

azerbaijan - Reuters
3:39am PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Azerbaijan extends COVID-19 quarantine restrictions until September - Reuters

Azerbaijan extended its quarantine restrictions to limit the spread of COVID-19 until Sept. 1, the government said on Thursday.

azerbaijan - Reuters
6:04am PDT - July 22nd, 2021

Reporters Without Borders demands Israel stop exporting spyware

Leaked list shows 50,000 phone numbers believed to have been chosen by clients of Israel's NSO Group for surveillance.

azerbaijan - Al Jazeera English
8:27am PDT - July 21st, 2021

Pegasus snooping: Pakistan probes whether PM Khan’s phone hacked

Government probing whether premier's phone was surveilled, after revelations from Pegasus Project show number in list.

azerbaijan - Al Jazeera English
12:25am PDT - July 20th, 2021

Washington Post: Investigation finds Israeli-designed spyware was used to hack journalists and activists around the world

Thirty-seven smartphones owned by journalists, human rights activists, business executives and two women connected to the slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi were targeted by "military-grade spyware" licensed by an Israeli company to governments, according…

azerbaijan - CNN
4:25pm PDT - July 18th, 2021

Investigation reveals journalists, activists among targets of spyware created by Israeli company - The Globe and Mail

A global media investigation has revealed that journalists, activists and political dissidents have been the target of spyware created by Israel-based NSO Group

azerbaijan - The Globe And Mail
3:12pm PDT - July 18th, 2021

Taekwondo-No risks as Jones hopes COVID does not scupper gold medal bid - Reuters

British taekwondo athlete Jade Jones said she is petrified by the prospect of COVID-19 ruining her chances of winning a third Olympic gold medal, but her "anti-social" nature means she has a ready excuse to keep distance from people and stay safe.

azerbaijan - Reuters
10:47pm PDT - July 16th, 2021

Billionaire Ends U.K.'s Largest Divorce With $186 Million Deal

Billionaire Farkhad Akhmedov agreed to pay his ex-wife around 135 million pounds ($186 million), ending the largest financial dispute that Britain’s divorce courts have ever seen.

azerbaijan - Bloomberg
4:04am PDT - July 16th, 2021

EU adds Ukraine to safe travel list, removes Thailand, Rwanda - Reuters

The European Union added Ukraine on Thursday to a list of countries for which it recommends that COVID-related travel restrictions be lifted.

azerbaijan - Reuters
9:29am PDT - July 15th, 2021

Alfa Romeo and Sauber extend F1 naming rights deal - Reuters

Italian car maker Alfa Romeo and Swiss-based Sauber announced a multi-year extension of their Formula One partnership on Wednesday.

azerbaijan - Reuters
10:51am PDT - July 14th, 2021

Armenian soldier killed on border with Azerbaijan - defence ministry - Reuters

An Armenian soldier was killed on Wednesday in an exchange of fire on the border between Armenia and Azerbaijan, Armenia's defence ministry said.

azerbaijan - Reuters
4:28am PDT - July 14th, 2021

A London Couple's Lavish Lifestyle Rode on the Azeri Laundromat

A web of companies was used to transfer money to U.K. accounts. Well-connected Azeris settled probe by National Crime Agency.

azerbaijan - Bloomberg
9:00pm PDT - July 13th, 2021

UEFA president Ceferin says he won't support pan-continental Euros again - Reuters

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin says he will not support the idea of a pan-continental European Championship again as it is unfair to the teams as well as travelling fans to fly thousands of kilometres between matches.

azerbaijan - Reuters
6:34am PDT - July 9th, 2021

Azeri Shah Deniz gas field nears to plateau goal with deep-water flank launch - Reuters

Azeri Shah Deniz giant offshore field is set to near its plateau gas production goal by starting up the East South deep-water flank, project leader BP (BP.L) said on Tuesday.

azerbaijan - Reuters
2:11am PDT - July 6th, 2021

Blast rocks Caspian Sea area near Azerbaijani gas field

A strong explosion has shaken the Caspian Sea area where Azerbaijan has extensive offshore oil and gas fields

azerbaijan - Independent
6:28am PDT - July 5th, 2021

Azerbaijan mud volcano triggers huge blast in Caspian oil and gas fields

The explosion sent plumes of black smoke and flames into the sky in an oil and gas field.

azerbaijan - BBC News
4:51am PDT - July 5th, 2021

England aim for breakthrough, but Danes stand determined - Reuters

England have the chance to reach a first major final since their 1966 World Cup triumph when they take on Denmark at Wembley in Wednesday's Euro 2020 semi-final, but they will need to banish a history of stumbling at this stage.

azerbaijan - Reuters
3:14am PDT - July 5th, 2021

MASSIVE FIREBALL off Azerbaijan coast, ministry blames volcano (VIDEOS)

An enormous fireball rose up from the Caspian Sea on Sunday, and was visible from Azerbaijan. Amid reports of an oil platform exploding, Azerbaijan’s Ecology Ministry has stated that a volcano may have erupted. Read Full Article at RT.com

azerbaijan - RT
1:54pm PDT - July 4th, 2021

Azerbaijan says Caspian gas platforms safe amid reports of fire - Reuters

Azerbaijan's state energy company, SOCAR, said on Sunday its offshore gas platforms in the Caspian Sea were safe after media reports of a large fire in the area.

azerbaijan - Reuters
12:57pm PDT - July 4th, 2021

Azerbaijan hands over 15 Armenian prisoners in return for minefield maps - Reuters

Azerbaijan handed over 15 prisoners of Armenian origin to Armenia on Saturday in return for maps detailing the locations of 92,000 anti-tank and anti-personnel mines, Azerbaijan's foreign ministry said.

azerbaijan - Reuters
12:47pm PDT - July 3rd, 2021

Analysis: Exciting Danish strikeforce do damage again to continue dream Euros run - Reuters

Despite the emotional turmoil they have been through, Denmark's dream run continued as they booked a Euro 2020 semi-final spot on Saturday, inspired by a young, vibrant strikeforce who can still do further damage this summer.

azerbaijan - Reuters
12:13pm PDT - July 3rd, 2021

Denmark too strong for Czech Republic and reach Euros semis - Reuters

Denmark's rousing Euro 2020 campaign continued as they beat the Czech Republic 2-1 on Saturday to reach the semi-finals thanks to first-half strikes from Thomas Delaney and Kasper Dolberg.

azerbaijan - Reuters
11:24am PDT - July 3rd, 2021

RT @NeilPHauer: "Azerbaijan launched an operation it called “Revenge” and took several heights...yet Azerbaijanis are not celebrating this…

Massis Markarian (@inchorene)
10:52pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

RT @dlepeska: Russia's fallen military prestige: Kazakhstan is openly confronting the Kremlin; Azerbaijan ignores Russian peacekeepers; Lit…

Chr Winterhalter (@ChrMail)
10:52pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

Detailed instructions on how to make a tissue-paper hot air balloon. https://t.co/tXCYy68A4S #azerbaijan #baku #theinternationalschoolofazerbaijan #tissuepaperhotairballoon

Dorje Gurung, ScD (h.c.) (@Dorje_sDooing)
10:51pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

RT @BettyBowers: FUN FACT: Ivanka Trump and Daddy Dearest used Trump Azerbaijan to launder money for Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Cor…

Pat Malone (@PatMalo28822361)
10:50pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

RT @dlepeska: Russia's fallen military prestige: Kazakhstan is openly confronting the Kremlin; Azerbaijan ignores Russian peacekeepers; Lit…

Mannfred Nyttingnes (@MannfredNikolai)
10:50pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

RT @K_sajjadi11: The presence of terrorists and their transfer from Syria to Azerbaijan,near the border of Iran is unacceptable. After Gre…

Ушнидае (@ushnidaye)
10:49pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

RT @tomiahonen: Invasions have consequences Russia's catastrophic losses in its futile invasion war are having ripple effects all around R…

Walter Derzko (@SmartEconomy)
10:49pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

RT @aniboghoss: Looking forward to the day that an Armenian can visit Azerbaijan as opposed to the blanket ban of anyone with an Armenian l…

lia :) (@disease_lover)
10:49pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

Russia's fallen military prestige: Kazakhstan is openly confronting the Kremlin; Azerbaijan ignores Russian peacekeepers; Lithuania defies Russia on Kaliningrad; even ally Belarus resists Kremlin pressure on Ukraine: @AtlanticCouncil https://t.co/iLhUb6Hhh6

David Lepeska (@dlepeska)
10:47pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

RT @algalitsky: The EU & US know appeasing Baku won't make Armenia safer or Azerbaijan less aggressive. Their 'peace process' is just an o…

Edward Bagdasaryan (@ideaopolis_)
10:46pm PDT - August 10th, 2022
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10:44pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

RT @egrigorian: Seriously @Rollingstone WTF? How do you publish this garbage without skepticism? Azerbaijan is ranked last in every freedo…

GarBar #FreeArmenianPOWs (@GarBarVie)
10:43pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

RT @CanbackRasmus: @aniboghoss It's funny since the Azerbaijani lobby is the only one that actually tried to buy me. And the ambassador h…

Massis Markarian (@inchorene)
10:43pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

RT @dreammapper: TRUMP'S WORST DEAL: "IVANKA Trump was the most senior Trump Org. official on the BAKU project... may have broken the law…

Kate F (@kefish)
10:43pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

RT @egrigorian: Seriously @Rollingstone WTF? How do you publish this garbage without skepticism? Azerbaijan is ranked last in every freedo…

Ani Poghosyan (@aniboghoss)
10:42pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

RT @PTANews_: President of the Republic of #Azerbaijan #Ilham_Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva attended the opening ceremony of the 5…

Rehan Ahmed (@RehanAh61933529)
10:41pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

RT @LegendeHerbst: The "Orlando Sentinel" wrote on Aug 11, 1990, that a bomb blast ripped through a bus taking 60 people from #Tbilisi towa…

Afgann ⛧ (@Afgann)
10:40pm PDT - August 10th, 2022

RT @molon_labe97: https://t.co/AvU6Hj6SXT Great Op-Ed from @zakavkaza about the need for Western involvement in achieving peace in Artsakh…

Yuriy Matevosov (@YuriyMatevosov)
10:02pm PDT - August 5th, 2022

RT @ZartonkMedia: IF AZERBAIJAN & TURKEY PUT THEIR WEAPONS DOWN, THERE WILL BE PEACE. IF ARMENIA & ARTSAKH PUT THEIR WEAPONS DOWN, THERE W…

sonyaaa (@J00HYUNNIE)
10:00pm PDT - August 5th, 2022

#US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks to the leaders of #Armenia and #Azerbaijan to call for dialogue over the conflict in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region. https://t.co/c4IfzntrAk

Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng)
10:00pm PDT - August 5th, 2022

RT @FIDE_chess: India A continues its sweep in the women's section of the #ChessOlympiad. Today they won their 7th match, against Azerbaija…

Rodrigo (@Rodrigo_go19)
9:59pm PDT - August 5th, 2022

So what you think is next after they take Artsakh?? Do you think that’s enough for genocidal Azerbaijan and Turkey. No they are coming for it all. It’s the most horrific reality for me every Armenian to realize

Zara Gia (@ZaraGiaa)
9:58pm PDT - August 5th, 2022

RT @nmatini: @eurasianet You assume the article is about Azerbaijan’s drug trafficking problem, but it has way too many quotes from their D…

Amazons Rising (@knowyourbrain20)
9:58pm PDT - August 5th, 2022

Indian women's A team notched up their seventh successive victory against sixth seed #Azerbaijan with a 2.5-1.5 score to maintain their sole lead in the women's section with 14 points at the 44th #ChessOlympiad in Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu on Friday. #India https://t.co/dRHcQC3JPC

The Newsmen (@the_newsmen)
9:57pm PDT - August 5th, 2022

RT @NasimiAghayev: A reminder: In May 1992, #Armenia invaded, looted, burned and ethnically cleansed #Lachin city & district of #Azerbaijan

ivo vilkins (@levitans)
9:57pm PDT - August 5th, 2022

RT @AzeriTimes: Yesterday a group of religious Shiite fanatics attacked #Azerbaijan's Embassy in #London, removed the Azerbaijani flag & re…

IsmailCalis (@ICalis18)
9:56pm PDT - August 5th, 2022

RT @RepAnnaEshoo: Azerbaijan’s deadly drone strikes against Artsakh are a blatant violation of the 2020 ceasefire. I strongly condemn Azerb…

An (@An64158671)
9:55pm PDT - August 5th, 2022

RT @JoseAya17317068: Kremlin calls for restraint from Azerbaijan, Armenia over Karabakh fighting https://t.co/xwbvltrLQk via @Yahoo Killer…

Jose Ayala (@JoseAya17317068)
9:55pm PDT - August 5th, 2022

Kremlin calls for restraint from Azerbaijan, Armenia over Karabakh fighting https://t.co/xwbvltrLQk via @Yahoo Killer Putin a mediator now?

Jose Ayala (@JoseAya17317068)
9:55pm PDT - August 5th, 2022

RT @AzeriTimes: Yesterday a group of religious Shiite fanatics attacked #Azerbaijan's Embassy in #London, removed the Azerbaijani flag & re…

(@mehdi_developer)
9:55pm PDT - August 5th, 2022

RT @SecBlinken: Spoke with Armenian Prime Minister @NikolPashinyan today on the situation in and around Nagorno-Karabakh. I urged continued…

Dima (@AprilDima)
9:55pm PDT - August 5th, 2022

RT @edmarukyan: What #Azerbaijan has recently carried out in Nagorno Karabakh is ethnic cleansing called ethnic cleansing in international…

Selena Maranjian (@SelenaMaranjian)
9:55pm PDT - August 5th, 2022

RT @edmarukyan: What #Azerbaijan has recently carried out in Nagorno Karabakh is ethnic cleansing called ethnic cleansing in international…

GarBar #FreeArmenianPOWs (@GarBarVie)
9:55pm PDT - August 5th, 2022

RT @ProfBShaffer: Great discussion today on #Azerbaijan's plans to help Europe diversify its natural gas supplies @AC_Istanbul @ACGlobalEne

Nicolas Kuen (@NicolasKuen)
9:54pm PDT - August 5th, 2022

RT @AzerbaijanMFA: Information of the Press Service Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the firi…

Az Mission Geneva (@azmissiongeneva)
9:54pm PDT - August 5th, 2022

RT @RepLoriTrahan: I've heard from many Armenian Americans in #MA3 who are rightly outraged by Azerbaijan's latest violent attack that has…

An (@An64158671)
9:54pm PDT - August 5th, 2022

RT @sdrlc: Alliances in the Caucasus are complicated. Christian Armenians raise the Iranian flag, while Shiite Muslim Azerbaijanis wave the…

YAKUBJEMİL the sentinel (@JACOBCEMIL_SJW3)
10:07am PDT - August 5th, 2022

RT @MaryJoe38642126: .@LAbdullayevaMFA Keep The Promise To STOP #Killings of #Azerbaijan’s #StrayDogs #SpayNeuterSheltersNeeded #TOPL

Pehicc (@_Pehicc)
10:07am PDT - August 5th, 2022

RT @Turkic_States: We condemn the violent and unacceptable attack against the @Turkic_States’s Founding Member #Azerbaijan’s Embassy in Lon…

Kamil Hüseynli (@KamilHseynli4)
10:07am PDT - August 5th, 2022

RT @SFRCdems: Azerbaijan’s deadly attacks in Nagorno-Karabakh are not only in violation of the ceasefire but also an unacceptable continuat…

ալերգիկ ռեակցիա տեղի է ունեցել (@aransjan)
10:06am PDT - August 5th, 2022