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Turkish men in miniskirts take to streets for women's rights

Turkish men are protesting against a recent attempted rape and murder of a young women by donning miniskirts and taking to the Web and marching through the streets.

Ghost super moon on February 18th will not be visible

The first "Super" moon of 2015 will rise on Feb. 18th. As the moon rises it will be a rare "Super New Moon" which means the moon will not be visible.

Detained Radio Liberty journalists questioned in Azerbaijan

Baku - Police in Azerbaijan have detained a dozen journalists working for US-funded Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty amid an ongoing crackdown on the outlet that has been criticised by Washington and rights groups.

U.S. 'disturbed' at Azerbaijan raiding Radio Liberty

Baku - Azerbaijan has raided and closed the local offices of a U.S.-funded radio station in a move that has left Washington "deeply disturbed" and raised concerns about the treatment of non-state media in the tightly-controlled Caucasus nation.

U.S.-funded Radio Liberty in Azerbaijan raided

Baku - Prosecutors in Azerbaijan on Friday raided the offices of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty's local service, according to its director, who condemned the move as a crackdown on free media in the tightly controlled Caucasus nation.

Azerbaijan detains prominent journalist for 'inciting suicide'

Baku - An Azerbaijan court on Friday placed a prominent investigative journalist and anti-graft campaigner in pre-trial detention for two months, prompting Amnesty International to condemn it as a move to "gag free media.

Armenia vows 'grave consequences' after helicopter downed

Baku - Armenia threatened 'grave consequences' after Azerbaijani forces shot down a military helicopter, sparking fears of a major escalation in the conflict over the disputed region of Nagorny Karabakh.

Armenia vows 'grave consequences' after helicopter downed

Baku - Armenia threatened 'grave consequences' Wednesday after Azerbaijani forces shot down a military helicopter, sparking fears of a major escalation in the conflict over the disputed region of Nagorny Karabakh.

Germany calls for end to Azerbaijan-Armenia bloodshed

Baku - Germany's foreign minister Thursday urged an end to the festering conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia amid a fresh international drive for peace.

Op-Ed: Will Russia be next ISIS target?

New York - Despite being proposed by President Barack Obama, Russia supported a Security Council resolution condemning the Islamic jihadist group ISIS.

Five killed in fresh clash over Nagorny Karabakh

Baku - Azerbaijan said Saturday it had lost four troops in new clashes with arch-foe Armenia near the disputed Nagorny Karabakh region as mediators sounded the alarm over a spike in tensions in the protracted conflict.

Five killed in fresh clash between Azeris, ethnic Armenians

Baku - Azerbaijan said Saturday it has lost four troops in new clashes with arch-foe Armenia near the disputed Nagorny Karabakh region, part of a dramatic spike in tensions in a long-simmering conflict.

Azeri troops killed in clashes with Armenia as tensions flare

Baku - Azerbaijan said Friday eight soldiers had been killed in three days of clashes with arch-foe Armenia on the border and near the disputed Nagorny Karabakh region as tensions spiked in the long-running conflict.

Three troops killed in fresh Karabakh clashes

Baku - At least three troops died in overnight clashes between Azerbaijani troops and separatist forces of the Armenian-backed breakaway Nagorny Karabakh region, officials in Baku and Karabakh said Wednesday.

Nigeria's president optimistic about finding missing kids

Abuja - Nigeria should be able to recover more than 200 schoolgirls abducted from their school by Islamic militants last month, President Goodluck Jonathan said Sunday as a new offer of help arrived from Israel.

Hollande bids to boost Caucasus ties amid Ukraine crisis

Baku - French President Francois Hollande began a three-day visit to the South Caucasus on Sunday as he seeks to bolster European ties on Russia's southern doorstep amid the crisis in Ukraine.

Azerbaijan prepares for 2014 International Univision Song Contest

Baku - In less than a week's time, the second annual International Univision Song Contest will take place in Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan.

Russia's Crimea move could reignite Karabakh conflict: analysts

Baku - Russia's annexation of Crimea could reignite an unresolved dispute between Armenia and Azerbaijan over the Nagorny Karabakh region two decades after a deadly war, analysts say.

TV show Cosmos upsets Okies

Irate citizens of Saddlebridge Township, Okla., most of them in dire need of finishing high school, protested the airing of Neil DeGrasse Tyson's series Cosmos, citing blasphemy.

Philippine Azkals, Azerbaijan collide Wednesday night in Dubai

After holding the Malaysian Tigers to a scoreless draw Saturday night, at the Selayang Municipal Council Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, the Philippine Azkals will face Azerbaijan in another friendly Wednesday night at Al-Maktoum Stadium in Dubai.
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