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3 hrs ago | EurasiaNet

Azerbaijan: 'Family is the First Fear' of LGBT Community

Isa Shahmarly , the former chairman of the Free LGBT group, introduces a screening of the 2008 film "Milk" in Baku in October 2013.

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7 hrs ago | Trend

Azerbaijani banks' credit metrics remain stable, Fitch says

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug 27 Trend: Azerbaijani privately-owned banks' credit metrics are stable, as the economy is on the positive side of economic cycle, benefiting from high oil prices and significant government spending, global rating agency Fitch Ratings said Aug. 27. Fitch Ratings at the same time believes that the asset quality and performance ... (more)

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9 hrs ago | Today.Az

Visiting Azerbaijan, an unforgettable experience

By Ulisses Lisboa Goncalves, AzerNews Write an article and get a passport to Azerbaijan.

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13 hrs ago | Trend

Iran, Saudi Arabia emphasize opening new page in mutual relations

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 27 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs, Hossein Amir Abdollahian and Saudi Foreign Minister Saud Al-Faisal stressed the importance of opening a new page in the political relations between the two countries.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Today.Az

"Mehriban Aliyeva: Dedicated to turn tears into smiles"

A number of Pakistani media, including Pakistan Observer newspaper, DNA News agency and Centreline magazine have published an article by journalist Hameed Shaheen about first lady of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva.

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Syria 2, Opposition 1, World 0

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 26 By Claude Salhani - Trend: The score currently, if one was to keep track of where things stand at the moment in the Syrian civil war would be as follows: Syria 2, Islamists, 1 and the rest of the world 0. For a short while it was touch-and-go for the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.

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Bakcell awards 500,000th subscriber and 10 most active users of 'Ulduzum' program

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 26 Trend: Bakcell - the first mobile operator and leading mobile internet provider of Azerbaijan, has identified and awarded the 500,000th subscriber of the "Ulduzum" loyalty program, as well as 10 most active users of this beneficial program.

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Armenian armed forces continue violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 26 By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend: Armenian Armed Forces violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan yet again over the last 24 hours, having opened fire from positions near the village of Tapgaragoyunlu of Goranboy District, Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry said Aug. 26. The opposing side was silenced with return fire.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Horsetalk

Fourth European enters race for FEI presidency

John McEwen has been named as a presidential candidate by the British Equestrian Federation.

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Germany, France, UK conducting industrial 'sabotage' in Iran under U.S. leadership

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug.25 By Fatih Karimov - Trend: Germany, France, and UK are conducting industrial sabotage in Iran under the U.S. leadership.

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ELPIDA Association appreciates Azerbaijan's support in fighting children's cancer

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 25 Trend: ELPIDA Friends' Association of Children with Cancer very much appreciates Azerbaijan's support in its efforts, which expresses the humanitarian feelings, the mutual esteem and the great friendship shared by Azerbaijan and Greece, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador, ELPIDA Association President, Marianna Vardinoyannis told ... (more)

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Groong

BAKU: Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry calls on U.S., France to refrain from bias

Trend, Azerbaijan Aug 22 2014 Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry calls on U.S., France to refrain from bias Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 22 By Seba Aghayeva - Trend: Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry, in a statement made Aug. 22, called on U.S. and France to demonstrate a principled position with regard to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict's resolution and to refrain ... (more)

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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Baku hosts event dedicated to Heydar Aliyev Foundation's care for refugees, IDPs

Baku, Azerbaijan Aug. 22 By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend: Azerbaijani State Committee on Deals of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons hosted Aug. 22 an event on the topic 'Heydar Aliyev Foundation's care for refugees and IDPs.'

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Composer Pierre Thilloy: Azerbaijan's culture powerful and magnificent

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 22 Trend: Azerbaijan's culture is powerful and magnificent, according to the well-known French composer, Pierre Thilloy.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Groong

Levon Aronian Invited To FIDE Grand-Prix 2014-2015

PRIX 2014-2015 09:59, 21 August, 2014 YEREVAN, AUGUST 21, ARMENPRESS. The leader of the Armenian men's chess team Levon Aronian has been invited to participate in the FIDE Grand-Prix 2014-2015.

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BloodyElbow

GLORY disciplinary committee issues six-month suspension to Jamal Ben Saddik

It was announced today that Jamal Ben Saddik has been suspended for his actions in a June 29 fight with Hesdy Gerges.

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The uglier side of war: the spin-off effects on the social fabric of society

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 21 By Claude Salhani - Trend: War, as the American Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman so adequately put it, is hell.

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Turkish TPAO signs loan agreement to buy stake in Shah Deniz project

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 21 By Emil Ismayilov - Trend: Turkish TPAO signed on Aug. 21 an agreement with Turkey's Vakifbank and Turkiye Is Bankasi for a $1 billion loan to increase stake in the project on development of Azerbaijan's Shah Deniz gas and condensate field, Anadolu news agency said.

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Kazakh farmers to receive $170 million in loans

Baku, Azerbaijan, August 21 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Kazakh Fund for Financial Support of Agriculture plans to issue loans in the amount of 31 billion tenge to Kazakh farmers in 2014, the fund reported on August 21. "Given all the new credit programs, the fund plans to direct 31 billion tenge to the development of farmers and rural business in ... (more)

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Ovidiu Folcut: Azerbaijan Studies Center is first of its kind in Romania

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 21 Trend: The Azerbaijan Studies Center opened under the Romanian-American University with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation is the first of its kind in Romania, the Romanian-American University rector Ovidiu Folcut said.

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