Supporters of Azerbaija’s president Ilham Aliyev celebrate his victory in the presidential elections in Baku yesterday. Photograph: David Mdzinarishvili/Reuters.

Ilham Aliyev won a third term as president of the oil-producing ex-Soviet republic of Azerbaijan yesterday in an election the opposition said was marr(...)

Azerbaidjan’s president Ilham Aliyev is poised for re-election

Azerbaijan’s leader Ilham Aliyev is poised for another crushing victory in today’s presidential election, extending the reign of a dynasty that is acc(...)

Irish entry Ryan Dolan at Eurovision  in Malmö, Swedenn in May 2013.

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU), which produces the Eurovision Song Contest, has announced changes to rules regarding jury voting.Some 50 per ce(...)