As Ukrainians take to the streets to demand change in their former part of the Soviet empire, there are disturbing protests in another.
Oscar-winning screenwriter Rustam Ibrahimbayov says two things are certain about his electoral race against Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev, whose family has run the oil-rich Caspian state for more than four decades.
An Oscar-winning screenwriter will challenge Azeri President Ilham Aliyev as the representative of the country’s secular opposition in an October election.
Azerbaijan’s gross domestic product grew 0.1 percent in 2011 from a year earlier, state television channel AzTV reported today, citing President Ilham Aliyev.
"It is no secret that might is the main factor in today's world."
- Ilham Aliyev on Apr 16, 2014