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Konul Shahin

After graduating from Baku State University and completing a Master’s degree at Düzce University, Konul Shahin moved to Istanbul, where she works as a researcher at Ankara Policy Centre. Her work focuses primarily on developments in the South Caucasus countries, post-conflict normalization, and the relations of these countries with Türkiye.

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Daughters of the Land of Fire: Women’s Football in Azerbaijan

Women's football in Azerbaijan persists and grows amid challenges, with rising participation among girls in Baku and other regions. Despite challenges, the Azerbaijan Women's National Football Team holds the 76th position in the FIFA Women's World Rankings out of 192 countries.

1 April 2024

Caucasus, Stories

Beyond Borders: The Enduring Friendship of a Fisherman and a Stork Named Yaren

The friendship story of Adem Yılmaz, a fisherman living in Eskikaraağaç village in Türkiye, and a male stork, Yaren, won the hearts of millions. This year, these two friends met for the 13th time.

22 March 2024

Regions, Stories