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Shelling between Azerbaijan and Armenia ends brief ceasefire

Jul 16 2020

BAKU/YEREVAN Azerbaijan and Armenia accused each other of shelling military positions and villages on Thursday, breaking a day of ceasefire in border clashes between the long-feuding former Soviet republics.

Death toll rises in Azerbaijan-Armenia border clashes

Jul 15 2020

BAKU/YEREVAN Seven Azeri soldiers and a civilian and four Armenian servicemen were killed on Tuesday in the third day of border clashes between countries that fought a war in the 1990s over the mountainous Nagorno-Karabakh region. | Video

BP to cut Azerbaijan oil output by 76,000 bpd in May-June: SOCAR

Apr 30 2020

BAKU BP will cut its oil production in Azerbaijan by 76,000 barrels per day (bpd) in May and June as part of the ex-Soviet country's efforts to curb supply, state energy firm SOCAR said on Thursday.

Coronavirus, low oil prices to hit Azeri economy

Apr 07 2020

BAKU, April 7 Azerbaijan's economy will take a serious hit from decline in global oil prices and the coronavirus pandemic, but economists and officials say reforms undertaken since a financial crisis in 2014 will help to mitigate the impact.

Azeri ruling party leads in snap parliamentary vote

Feb 10 2020

BAKU International monitors found widespread procedural violations in a vote count in Azerbaijan on Monday that they said raised doubt about the honesty of a snap parliamentary election, which partial results showed the ruling party easily winning.

Azerbaijan plans to produce less oil, more gas in 2020 - state energy firm

Feb 10 2020

BAKU, Feb 10 Azerbaijan plans to increase natural gas production this year, but slightly lower oil production due to the level of existing reserves, the vice president of state energy company SOCAR said in an interview.

Azeris head to polls as president moves to modernize parliament

Feb 09 2020

BAKU Azeris voted in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday seen as the next step by President Ilham Aliyev to consolidate power and speed economic reforms by replacing the old guard associated with his father with younger legislators.

Azerbaijan likely to support deeper OPEC+ oil output cuts

Feb 09 2020

BAKU Azerbaijan is likely to support further oil output cuts by OPEC and its allies, the ex-Soviet country's energy minister said, should the move be necessary to balance demand fears after a coronavirus outbreak in China.

Azerbaijan likely to support deeper OPEC+ oil output cuts

Feb 09 2020

BAKU, Feb 9 Azerbaijan is likely to support further oil output cuts by OPEC and its allies, the ex-Soviet country's energy minister said, should the move be necessary to balance demand fears after a coronavirus outbreak in China.

Azeri president moves to modernise parliament with snap election

Feb 08 2020

BAKU Azerbaijan holds a snap parliamentary election on Sunday, seen as the next step by President Ilham Aliyev to consolidate power and create a younger, more dynamic parliament to push forward economic reforms.

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