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UN food aid for 130,000 Azerbaijanis faces shut down due to funding shortfall

Without immediate help from international donors, food assistance to 130,000 Azerbaijanis displaced by the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with Armenia could come to a complete halt in just three weeks time, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned today.

Up to 600,000 rural Azerbaijanis face food shortages, UN food agency warns

From 400,000 to 600,000 rural Azerbaijanis face food shortages and nearly 300,000 of the 1 million people displaced by the conflict with Armenia over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh are likely to continue to rely on food aid for the foreseeable future, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned today.

UNESCO condemns murder of journalist in Azerbaijan

Yet again stressing the vital need of a free press for democracy, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has condemned the murder of an Azeri journalist who had reportedly long been the subject of harassment and pressure.