Candidates from the governing Yeni Azerbaijan (New Azerbaijan) party win about 65 of 125 seats in the single-chamber parliament, Mazahir Panakhov, the Central Election Commission (CEC) head, said after counting the results from around 110 districts.
Azerbaijan's parliamentary election is seen as next step by President Ilham Aliyev to consolidate power and create a younger, more dynamic parliament to push forward economic reforms.
Georgia's track record as a dependable NATO ally and its geostrategic importance make a convincing case for the country's membership to the Alliance.
Azerbaijan's Heydar mosque is the largest mosque in Azerbaijan and in the entire Caucasus.
The Cooperation Council of Turkic Speaking States was established in 2009 as an intergovernmental organisation aiming to promote comprehensive cooperation among Turkic speaking states.
While European and American diplomats are preoccupied with Brexit, Iran or US elections, something might be simmering in Georgia that deserves their attention.
In an op-ed for Global Times, the Turkish President highlights Turkey and China's historical ties and writes about their significance in the emerging new world order.
In 2019 Iran is engaged in an effort to strengthen ties with a country it has often been at odds with – and Azerbaijan is in need to allies in its dispute with Armenia.
Turkey's biggest oil refinery, STAR, officially opened in the western coastal province of Izmir with the attendance of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Azerbaijani counterpart, Ilham Aliyev.
Armenia's newly elected Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan marks his first full day in office by visiting the contested territory of occupied Karabakh that is part of rival Azerbaijan. Baku says Pashinyan "seems to prefer political agitation."
The election was boycotted by major opposition parties that accused Ilham Aliyev of authoritarian rule and suppressing political dissent.
Internally displaced Azerbaijanis, caught in the conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over occupied Karabakh, continue to live in shelters where they struggle to make ends meet.
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