Stories about Azerbaijan from January, 2006
Week one of the Young Caucasus Women Project is underway with posts from Georgia and Azerbaijan.
Armenia: Foreign Ministers Meet
ArmYouth Blog discusses the meeting between the Armenian and Azeri foreign ministers and the proposed Nagorno-Karabakh settlement.
Azerbaijan: Black January
Carpetblogger (who is sadly relocating from Baku to Kiev) reports on Azerbaijan's day of mourning on January 20 to commemorate those who died when the Soviet used force to crush the independence movement 16 years ago.
Carpetblogger says that Azerbaijan's newly denominated currency, the YAM (Yeni (new) Azerbaijan Manat), is causing all kinds of mayhem in the country.
Azerbaijan: Eid Al-Adha
Carpetblogger discusses some Azeri Eid Al-Adha traditions.
Azerbaijan: Avian Flu Worries
Casti of In Pursuit of Nirvana is worried about avian flu in Azerbaijan on the heels of the news of deaths from the disease in Turkey and massive numbers of deaths of farm birds in southern Azerbaijan.
Azerbaijan: Upbeat on NK
Oneworld Multimedia says that Azerbaijan's president is sounding upbeat about reaching a Nagorno-Karabakh peace deal.