Azerbaijani authorities crack down on pro-war demonstration in Baku

bne IntelliNews July 15, 2020

Demonstrators in Baku pushed for a full-blown war with Armenia after several days of the heaviest fighting between the two South Caucasus foes for years.

Death toll mounts as tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan spill over

bne IntelliNews July 14, 2020

Azerbaijan reported the deaths of one of its generals and five other officers on July 14, in the worst outbreak of fighting over the dispute Nagorno Karabakh enclave in several years.

New lockdowns imposed in Eurasia to fight rising coronavirus cases

bne IntelliNews July 7, 2020

Several countries in Central Asia, the South Caucasus and the Western Balkans are seeing a strong rise in daily new cases after the easing of restrictions.

Azerbaijan faces prospect of COVID doctor shortage

Eurasianet June 29, 2020

The coronavirus has continued to spread rapidly, and President Ilham Aliyev put the blame on residents who don’t wear masks.

Restrictions come down again in emerging Europe as coronavirus cases surge

bne IntelliNews June 23, 2020

Several countries in emerging Europe have re-imposed lockdowns and border restrictions to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus after reporting spikes in new infections.