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Government officials claim militants are planning pre-election trouble.
18 Aug 05
Heightening of anti-Armenian sentiments appears to have put paid to partnership for peace operation.
15 Sep 04
Former combatants struggle to survive, and veteran status offers little solace or practical help.
12 May 04
As Heidar Aliev flies to Turkey for further medical treatment, there is growing uncertainty about who the next president will be.
10 Jul 03
President Aliev's U-turn on deregistering a prominent opposition party may be a clever political manoeuvre or a sign that his powers are failing.
23 Jan 03
The latest conscription round has begun in Azerbaijan -- in the most mercenary fashion imaginable.
10 Oct 02
The Azerbaijani army is accused of criminal negligence as many young conscripts die of heat-stroke.
1 Aug 02
The authorities in Azerbaijan blame Islamists for a spate of fatal attacks on police.
7 Sep 01
Reeling from a recent barrage of criticism, Azerbaijan demonstrates its commitment to the fight against international terrorism
22 Sep 00
In a bid to meet impossible recruitment quotas, the Azerbaijani military authorities are drafting recruits who are physically unfit for service
12 May 00