Another UNESCO controversy: protection of cultural heritage in Nagorno-Karabakh

UNESCO has been an important tool to build peace through education, science and culture, especially through its world heritage listings of cultural and natural sites. But in recent years, it has been in the news for controversies, which resulted in the withdrawal of the US and Israel from the cultural body of the UN, Ceyhun Osmanli, a former MP and analyst on international relations and political economy, writes for EU Today

Ceasefire monitoring center soon to be launched in Azerbaijan's Karabakh region

A Russian-Turkish center to control the ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh will soon open in Aghdam. The memorandum on the creation of a joint center was signed on November 11 by Russian Defense Ministry Sergei Shoigu and head of the Turkish military department Hulusi Akar. The Ministry of National Defense of Turkey announced Sunday that a joint Turkish-Russian Center for monitoring the ceasefire will soon be launched in the Karabakh region of Azerbaijan

Qarabağ FK players return to Aghdam

The Imarat Stadium of Azerbaijan's Qarabağ FK football club in the district of Aghdam played host to the last football game 27 years ago, before the city was occupied and the stadium was razed to the ground by Armenia's forces in 1993. Aghdam's liberation from the occupation breathed new life into the war-torn "ghost stadium" as players of Qarabağ FK were back on their home turf after decades of separation

Aghdam welcomes Azerbaijani army (VIDEO)

A video showing people welcoming the victorious Azerbaijani army entering Aghdam, is becoming viral in the Internet. For those who meet the army, these are the happiest moments. People say: "Karabakh was liberated! …

1,000 trees planted in de-occupied Aghdam

Today, about a thousand trees of different species were planted in liberated from occupation Aghdam - oriental planes, oaks and other trees, the press service of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the country informs. …

New photos from liberated Aghdam

Today, the representatives of the Azerbaijani media visited the liberated Aghdam. The photographs taken in Aghdam show the damage caused by Armenian vandals to the city and its shrines during the decades of occupation, Trend …