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Crowds in Nardaran on November 26 (Photo: Ismail Nur)
30 Nov 15
Two policemen and four alleged members of an Islamist group killed in shootout near Baku.
Azerbaijani security minister Eldar Mahmudov in better times. (Photo: Azertaj news agency)
26 Nov 15
Bad news – it doesn’t herald a softer line on dissent or a clampdown on corruption.
An Armenian soldier scans the border with Azerbaijan. (Photo: Razm.info)
24 Nov 15
Analysts examine new trends as geopolitical context evolves.
President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan. (Photo: Azertaj news agency)
7 Nov 15
Local group judges vote “not free, not fair, not democratic and not transparent”.
Emin Milli. (Photo courtesy of E. Milli)
3 Nov 15
“First they destroyed opposition-leaning and independent media inside the country, and then they shifted to the international media."
Ilgar Mammadov being driven away in a police car on the day of his arrest. February 2013. (Photo: Aziz Karimov)
27 Oct 15
Opposition figure Ilgar Mammadov beaten up by prison staff, lawyer says.
Azerbaijan's parliament. (Photo: Afgan Mukhtarli)
23 Oct 15
Instead, observers from former Soviet states will applaud the ruling party's repeat victory.
Mountain scene in Mardakert, Nagorny Karabakh. (Photo: Gayane Mirzoyan)
12 Oct 15
Just a "routine" spike in cross-border attacks, or something more ominous?
30 Sep 15
Borrowers squeezed tight by exchange rate shift that raised their repayments.
The European Parliament in Strasbourg. (Photo: Michele Tantussi/Getty Images)
25 Sep 15
European legislators demanded release of political prisoners, and a probe into allegations of high-level corruption.

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