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Azerbaijan's new defence minister, Zakir Hasanov. (Photo: Azerbaijan defence ministry website)
Jasur Sumerinli
4 Nov 13
Minister had to go after diplomatic debacle, but his departure provides a chance to sort out chronic problems in the army.
A shepherd pastures his flock in no-man's land between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces on the Karabakh front line. (Photo: Orhan Orhanov)
Vahe Harutyunyan, Jasur Sumerinli
13 Sep 13
Mutual recriminations as both sides note a rise in cross-border shooting.
Gabala radar installation in Azerbaijan. (Photo: Vyacheslav Nikitin)
Jasur Sumerinli
14 Dec 12
Gabala facility was key early warning post, but Moscow isn’t prepared to accept massive rent increase just to keep it.
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Armenian foreign minister Eduard Nalbandyan at a press conference in Yerevan. (Photo: US embassy in Yerevan)
Jasur Sumerinli, Naira Melkumyan
19 Jun 12
Each side blames the other for spate of cross-border shooting incidents.
Wreckage of the pilotless drone plane brought down in Karabakh. (Photo: Nagorny Karabakh armed forces)
Lusine Musaelyan, Gayane Abrahamyan, Jasur Sumerinli
23 Sep 11
Azerbaijan denies it sent unmanned aircraft, but incident focuses attention on defence buildup in frozen conflict.
Turkish defence minister Vecdi Gonul pays his respect at Baku's Avenue of Martyrs. (Photo: Jasur Sumerinli)
Jasur Sumerinli
12 Nov 10
Growing relationship signals shift from Russian to western arms purchases.
Azerbaijani defence ministry spokesman Eldar Sabiroglu. (Photo: Afqan Muxtarli)
Jasur Sumerinli, Sara Khojoyan
26 Oct 10
While Azerbaijan says it captured a spy who committed suicide, Armenians say he was a shepherd and was deliberately killed.
Jasur Sumerinli
23 Oct 08
Arrests made after shocking footage of conscripts being beaten.