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Topic - Ilham Aliyev
The European Olympic Committees (EOC) inspection team praised progress made by the local operating committee of the Baku 2015 European Games following its three day visit to the city hosting the 2015 European Games.
This month Azerbaijan completes its two-year non-permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council. Elected with the overwhelming support of the UN member states back in October 2011, Azerbaijan has contributed to upholding the United Nation's fundamental values and principles in this role over the past two years.
Azerbaijan's Ambassador Fakhraddin Gurbanov writes about this country's successful journey as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council
As the Chairman of the Azerbaijan America Alliance, I am distinctly proud to have the opportunity to share with you my thoughts about Azerbaijan, its people, and its importance to America and the world.
Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev seen during the voting at a polling station in Baku, Azerbaijan, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. Oil-rich Azerbaijan is booming and the wealth is trickling down to its poorest people. It all means that its president doesn't even need to clamp down too hard to ensure he extends a decades-long dynastic rule in elections on Wednesday.
As the world focuses on the passing of Hugo Chavez and the impact of his socialist policies on oil-rich Venezuela, halfway around the globe a different kind of leader has been quietly transforming his country into a prosperous and reliable partner of the West.
The U.S. ambassador to Azerbaijan was diplomatic but firm in a post-election interview in the former Soviet republic, which has been dominated by a father-son regime widely criticized as autocratic but widely courted as a pro-Western nation with vast energy resources.
Aliyev's re-election ensures a continued partnership with America
Azerbaijan, an important, strategic ally and friend of the United States, held democratic presidential elections Wednesday. Shortly after the election, the U.S. State Department criticized how the elections were held.
The Obama administration said Thursday that the election of Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev to an an unprecedented third term fell short of international standards.
In an increasingly polarized world, the small Caspian Sea nation of Azerbaijan is a tantalizing study in contradictions.
Jennifer Lopez recently took fire for singing "Happy Birthday, Mr. President" to Turkmenistan dictator Gurbanguli Berdymukhamedov, but that's hardly the sole singing gig she's had with a leader of a country who rules with an iron fist.
The American ambassador in Azerbaijan is raising an alarm over the government's closure of a U.S.-funded university dedicated to democracy and human rights in a Central Asian nation widely denounced for crushing political opposition.
Human Rights Watch accused the government of Azerbaijan on Tuesday of intimidating a writer at the center of a public row over his depiction of violence between Azerbaijanis and Armenians.
The U.S. ambassador to Israel is denying reports that he received a private tongue lashing from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over President Obama's policy toward Iran and that he, in return, lectured the Israeli leader about the need for more diplomacy to prevent the extremist Islamic regime from building a nuclear bomb.
Mr. Aliev explains that, "By having established Azerbaijan as a major energy player my goal now is to boost the non-oil sector."