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Azerbaijan, Urged to Free Prisoners, Cancels EU Delegation Visit

Azerbaijan canceled a European Commission delegation visit Friday and said it might review relations with the EU after the bloc's parliament called on it to free an investigative journalist and several human rights figures. Rights activists in the oil- and gas-exporting former Soviet republic have accused President Ilham Aliyev of waging a broad campaign to muzzle dissent by jailing his critics. Aliyev's government says the Caspian Sea country, a mainly Muslim republic of 9...

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