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New York to host expert meeting on Iran nuclear issue

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 19 By Elena Kosolapova, Temkin Jafarov - Trend: New York to host expert meeting of Iran and Group 5+1 on May 5-9, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said, Irib news reported on April 19. The parties plan to discuss and prepare the text of future complex agreement between Iran and P5+1, according to Abbas Araqchi.

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Lap Dancers, the CIA, Pay-offs, and BP's Deepwater Horizon

There was CIA involvement through a company called Mega Oil. They were shipping in arms under the cover of oil tools.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

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Kazakhstan's space future

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 18 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Kazakhstan has a great past in space development, and its future in this field is expected to be just as glorious.

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Heydar Aliyev Center to host concert of famous violinist Itzhak Perlman

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 18 Trend: Heydar Aliyev Center will host a concert of the world-famous violinist, winner of 15 Grammy and four Emmy awards Itzhak Perlman, on April 28. "The American musician of Jewish origin will perform for Baku audience accompanied by Rohan De Silva, a Sri Lankan pianist," the center told Trend.

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Azerbaijani president receives Director General of Border Guard of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 18 Trend: President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received a delegation led by General Director of Border Guard of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Lt.

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Azerbaijani president congratulates country's Orthodox Christian community on Easter

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 18 Trend: Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has congratulated Orthodox Christian community of Azerbaijan on Easter on April 17. "Dear fellow countrymen! I heartily congratulate you and the entire Christian community of Azerbaijan on the sacred holiday of Easter and convey to each one of you my heartfelt wishes for good ... (more)

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Fitch places Kazakhstan's KazAgroFinance on Rating Watch Negative

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 18 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: International Rating Agency Fitch Ratings has placed Kazakh KazAgroFinance's Long-term Issuer Default Ratings of 'BBB-' on Rating Watch Negative , the agency reported on April 18. Short-term foreign currency IDR: 'F3', placed on RWN National Long-term rating: 'AA ', placed on RWN Support ... (more)

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West pursues double standard policy towards Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 17 By Sabina Ahmadova - Trend: Time has come now for the resolution of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict under the international law and the return of hundreds of thousands of Azerbaijanis, who became IDPs, to their homes, Conservative Member of UK Parliament, David Davis said.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

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Greece refuses to extradite member of terrorist organization to Turkey

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 17 By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend: Greece refused to extradite a member of Turkish terrorist organization, known as the Revolutionary People's Liberation Party/Front to Turkey, the country's Anadolu news agency reported on April 17. Turkey appealed to Greece asking to extradite the organization's member, Fevzi Tekin, who was ... (more)

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Date of US Congressional delegation visit to Baku announced

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 17 By Sabina Ahmadova - Trend: A Congressional delegation led by US House Committee on Foreign Affairs Chairman Ed Royce will visit Azerbaijan this weekend.

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Pakistani Air Force commander starts his visit to Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 17 By Ilkin Izzet - Trend: A delegation of Pakistani Armed Forces led by the Commander of this country's Air Force, Tahir Rafique Butt, started its visit to Azerbaijan on April 17, Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said.

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Azerbaijani president greets Turkic-Speaking States representative

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 17 Trend: President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received Secretary General of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States, Halil Akinci.

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Iran says by not issuing visa to its envoy, US violates UN laws

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 17 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: The U.S. is violating its obligations towards the UN by not issuing a visa to Iran's envoy, the Islamic Republic's MP believes.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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UNWTO Member States set priorities for European Tourism

United Nations World Tourism Organization Capitan Haya, 42 Madrid, 28020 Spain Phone: +34 91 571 07 57 Fax: +34 91 567 81 00 /20 Visit Website European Tourism representatives gathered at the 57th Meeting of the UNWTO Commission for Europe identified enhanced international cooperation, innovation, private-public partnerships and accessibility as ... (more)

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Sector For Work With Youth Organizations head appointed

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 16 By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend: Vusal Guliyev has been appointed as the head of the Sector for work with youth organizations within the Presidential Administration's Social and Political Department.

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Kyrgyz parliament accepts resignation of National Bank chairman

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 16 By Aygun Badalova -Trend: Kyrgyzstan's Palament approved the resignation of the country's National Bank chairman Zina Asankozhoeva at its meeting on April 16, Tazabek reported.

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Azerbaijan: 6 reasons for successful economic diversification

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 16, 2014 By Ilaha Mammadli, deputy editor-in-chief for economic issues - Trend: Azerbaijan is gradually reaching economic diversification and modernization to improve its competitiveness, to ensure the country's sustainable economic growth and to improve the welfare of its citizens.

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Azerbaijan believes in rapid settlement of situation in Ukraine

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 16 Trend: Azerbaijan believes in rapid settlement of the Ukraine situation and stabilization of political and economic situation in that country, according to Azerbaijan's Ambassador to Ukraine, Eynulla Madatli.

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Armenian Armed Forces violate ceasefire

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 16 Trend: Armenian Armed Forces opened fire at the positions of Azerbaijani Armed Forces located in the villages of Kohneqishlaq of the Agstafa region from the positions located in the village of Paravakar of Armenia's Ijevan region last night, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said on April 16. The Azerbaijani Armed Forces' ... (more)

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Bulgaria to supply gas from Azerbaijan very soon

The construction of the Interconnector Greece-Bulgaria gas pipeline will start in 2015, the Azerbaijani Minister of Energy Natig Aliyev said at a meeting with Bulgaria's Economy and Energy Minister Dragomir Stoynev.

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