Baku

How Capital Cities Distort Reality

What's lost when the only lens into a place is its major metropolis?

The Bone-Breaking Consequences of Crossing the Street in Baku

A pedestrian's life in the capital of Azerbaijan is about as scary as it gets.

Runaway Cow Wreaks Havoc on Downtown Traffic

Baku police officers grapple with an unlikely problem.

In Baku, a Citywide Coming-Out Party for Eurovision

The capital of post-Soviet Azerbaijan is decking itself out for Europe's kitschy song contest.

Olympic (City) Hopefuls

Bidding for the 2020 games is heating up. Local support bolsters unlikely Baku