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AZERI Government Cancels SANCTIONS to Turan News Agency

The Baku City Local Income Department of the Ministry of Taxes of Azerbaijan canceled the additional taxes accrued by it to the Turan news agency for the years 2014-2016. Along with fines, these addit...

ALIYEV SPOKE ABOUT ATTACKS AGAINST HIM

Azerbaijan has been living as an independent state for 25 years, living at its own expense, does not depend on anyone, said President Ilham Aliyev, who participated on Friday in the opening ceremony o...

“AZERBAIJAN” NEWSPAPER: OBAMA-ERA STEREOTYPES STILL EXISTS IN THE US

“Azerbaijan” newspaper has published an article headlined “The Obama-era stereotypes still exist in the US”. In the past few days Azerbaijan has been facing a fresh smear campa...

AZERI GOVERNMENT REJECTS SLUSH FUND TO BRIBE EUROPEAN JOURNALISTS

Azerbaijan’s ruling elite used a secret $2.9 billion slush fund for years to pay off European politicians and make luxury purchases, according to an investigation which comes amid continued accu...

RULING PARTY responds to OCCRP ACCUSATIONS

“Sometimes media spread absurd claims about Azerbaijan.” “When the issue is investigated, no source confirming is disclosed. I think the next analogical article is an integral part o...

OCCRP blocked IN AZERBAIJAN

On 5 September, the website of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) was blocked in Azerbaijan. The block occurred hours after OCCRP published a major investigation into corrupt...

WHAT IS LAUNDROMAT? OCCRP INVESTIGATES AZERBAIJAN

This was originally published by OCCRP The Azerbaijani Laundromat is the name given to a complex money-laundering operation that handled US$ 2.9 billion over a two-year period thanks to four shell com...

Turan reporters called IN for QUESTIONING

Almost all members of the staff of Turan Information Agency were summoned for questioningto the Tax Ministry’s department for tax crimes in Baku on 28 August. They were questioned as part of cri...

Blogger Mehman Huseynov Released From Custody

On January 10, Huseynov was released after being fined 200 manat for police resistance. The blogger claims he was beaten with a baton and tortured by employees of the police station. You can watch foo...

Bibi visits Jewish education centers in Baku-VIDEO

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is on a working visit in Azerbaijan, visited the Chabad Ohr Avner Education Center for Jewish children in Baku together with his wife, Trend corresponden...