President of Boxing’s Governing Body Knew of Loan, Documents Show
After The Times reported on AIBA’s financial problems last week, the federation said the loan was largely the work of a deputy who was fired in 2015.
Unreleased Report Raises Questions About AIBA, Boxing’s Governing Body
An investigation into AIBA that was completed more than a year ago focused on a $10 million loan from a company in Azerbaijan to help pay for a new league in North America.
Pope Francis Notes Azerbaijan’s Religious Tolerance, Not Rights Abuses
The pope focused on diplomacy in meetings with leaders of other faiths, and the nation’s president, later expounding on other topics, like advice for American Catholic voters.
Pope Francis Visits the Caucasus
In a visit to the region, Pope Francis called for peace and praised religious tolerance and diversity, though he kept silent on Azerbaijan’s record on civil and human rights.
Pope Francis to Armenians: Seek Peace, but Never Forget Genocide
The pope prayed on Saturday at a national memorial for the genocide, and urged the country’s young people to become peacemakers.
Azerbaijan: Dream Setting for a Race, but One With Baggage
Judged by location alone, Baku would be a fabulous new venue for Formula One. But Azerbaijan's human rights record raises controversy.
Azerbaijan Frees Khadija Ismayilova, Journalist Who Exposed Official Corruption
The release of Ms. Ismayilova was welcomed by international rights groups after her incarceration had become an embarrassment to Azerbaijan’s president.
A Rebellious Artist’s Psychedelic Rugs
Faig Ahmed is making waves with his unconventional take on traditional carpets.
A Mountain Village Beckons in Nagorno-Karabakh
A tiny village in Nagorno-Karabakh holds a powerful attraction for Anahit Hayrapetyan, an Armenian photographer who was born nearby.
Amid Ethnic Conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, an Oasis Thrives
Support from Armenian émigrés, including many in Southern California, adds a cosmopolitan flair to the tiny republic of Karabakh and its capital.
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