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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva look on from the stands during a taekwondo event at the European Games in Baku. June 19, 2015. (Photo: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images for BEGOC)
10 Jul 15
Armenians send a team, but get a hostile reception from flag-waving crowds.
7 Jul 15
Focus on “hostile” Armenian reports and “biased” Western media.
29 Jun 15
Rather than refute human rights criticisms point by point, the government says Armenia is worse.
Emin Huseynov. (Photo courtesy of Mehman Huseynov)
22 Jun 15
OSCE politician says it’s a “sad day” when a civil society leader is forced out by his government.
15 Jun 15
Hosting image-boosting European Games while shutting down human rights criticism hasn't worked, if the aim was positive headlines.
View across the water as "Flame Towers" are lit up in Baku. August 6, 2014. (Photo: Christopher Lee/Getty Images)
5 Jun 15
Traffic and other restrictions seen as excessive.
Murad Adilov (Photo: N. Adilov)
29 May 15
Instead of freeing prisoners as usual on a national holiday, the authorities continue putting their opponents behind bars.
Inflammable plastic is being blamed for a fire that devastated this apartment block in Baku. (Photo: Elmar Maliksoy)
22 May 15
Officials blame plastic cladding used to dress up buildings as Baku prepares for summer sports event.
Karabakh's prime minister Arayik Harutyunyan casts his vote in the May 3 election. (Photo: Nagorny Karabakh government)
20 May 15
Domestic politics go largely ignored as international community says it doesn't recognise the state so can't recognise its elections.
18 May 15
Registration system for people living abroad seen as Big Brother move.

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