LONDON (BBC) — Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan will not play in the Europa League final against Chelsea on May 29. It is understood the Armenian, 30, feared for his safety[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — The crime against Armenians in Baku in January 1990 was a genocide, Larisa Alaverdyan, chair of the Against the Violation of Law NGO, told reporters on January[...]

BAKU (RFE/RL) — Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of the Azerbaijani capital, on January 19, to call for the release of a jailed anticorruption blogger and other people[...]

YEREVAN (Public Radio of Armenia) — Armenia’s national team will not participate in the 2018 Judo World Championships in Baku due to lack of proper security guarantees. “The host country[...]

YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee of the Armenian Parliament Armen Ashotyan, who also serves as the leader of the country’s delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly, delivered a speech[...]

HAIFA, Israel ( – If Azerbaijan expected gratitude for releasing a blogger from prison early, it has miscalculated. When Russian-Israeli travel blogger Alexander Lapshin was released after seven months in[...]

BAKU (RFE/RL and AP) — Russian-Israeli travel blogger Alexander Lapshin, who was sentenced to three years behind bars in Azerbaijan, was released on Tuesday, September 12, Lapshin’s lawyer, Eduard Chernin[...]

By Mike Runey BAKU ( — Azerbaijan rattled international investors this month when the country’s biggest lender, International Bank of Azerbaijan, announced it lacked the funds to pay bondholders and filed for[...]

BAKU (Armenpress) — Blogger Alexander Lapshin has appealed the decision of Baku Nasimi District Court on prolonging his incarceration for another three months, Lapshin’s lawyer told the Azerbaijani Trend agency.[...]