- Three-Year Prison Term Of Jailed Opposition Leader In Azerbaijan Cut By Two Months
Azerbaijan's Supreme Court has reduced by two months the three-year prison term imposed on a prominent opposition leader who was jailed on cash-smuggling charges.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 13:26:51 +0000.
- Schizophrenic man is beaten to death during 'exorcism' in Azerbaijan
Six self-proclaimed exorcists have been arrested after 25-year-old Murad Soltanov's badly bruised body was found in a flat in the town of Shabran, north-eastern Azerbaijan, last week.
Daily Mail. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 13:23:27 +0000.
- The Making of Georgian Fashion Moment: Tbilisi Fashion Week
How big is Georgian fashion right now?
By Stephan Rabimov, Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 16:52:00 -0500.
- Mediators welcome continuing dialogue on Nagorno-Karabakh between Armenia, Azerbaijan
The Azerbaijani and Armenian foreign ministers may meet on the sidelines of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Milan scheduled for December to continue talks on Nagorno-Karabakh
Tass. Sat, 03 Nov 2018 05:27:53 +0300.
- International coalition demands investigation of human rights abuses against LGBTQI people in Chechnya
Joint statement from Rainbow Railroad and All Out HONG KONG, Nov. ...
PR Newswire. Fri, 2 Nov 2018 20:59:00 +0000.
- Lawmakers in Armenia trigger early parliamentary election
Lawmakers in Armenia triggered an early parliamentary election on Thursday after failing to elect a prime minister, a move sought by acting Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan who quit as premier last month in order to force a new vote.
Reuters. Thu, 01 Nov 2018 17:07:08 -0400.
- U.S. has put all necessary sanctions on Russia over 2008 Georgia war -Trump adviser
TBILISI (Reuters) - U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said on Friday that Washington had taken all necessary sanctions against Russia related to a war it fought against Georgia in 2008. ...
Yahoo. Fri, 26 Oct 2018 05:31:14 -0400.
- Armenian PM resigns to clear way for snap election
YEREVAN (REUTERS) - Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan said on Tuesday (Oct 16) he was resigning from his post in order for parliament to be dissolved and an early election held.
Straits Times. Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:37:32 +0800.
- Amnesty rights worker is abducted, beaten in southern Russia
An Amnesty International researcher was abducted and beaten while reporting on protests in Russia's volatile North Caucasus region, the rights group said Monday.
Fox News. Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:20:07 GMT.
- UK may lose over Harrods spender's millions
Britain may be forced to hand back millions of pounds seized from the Harrods 'big spender' to Azerbaijan, the National Crime Agency chief has admitted.
Irish Independent. Fri, 12 Oct 2018 02:30:00 +0100.
The Caucasus States consist of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia.
They are located in the Caucasus Mountains, between the Black Sea to
the west and the Caspian Sea to the east. The Caucasus region
includes adjoining areas of the Russian Federation as well.
For official news and information about the nations of the Caucasus,
visit the government websites highlighted below.
The Republic of Armenia's capital city is Yerevan, and its currency is
the Dram. Armenian is the principal language of Armenia, and the
nation's estimated population in 2007 was 2,972,000.
The Azerbaijan Republic's
capital city is Baku, and its currency is the Manat. Azerbaijan's
primary language is Azeri, and in 2007, its estimated population was
Georgia's capital city
is Tbilisi, and its currency is the Lari.
Georgian and Russian are the primary languages used in Georgia, and the
country's estimated population in 2007 was 4,646,000.