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Agreement on unique vessel construction for Shah Deniz project signed

SOCAR's shipyard and BP signed an agreement for the construction of a multipurpose vessel to be used as part of the second phase of developing the Azerbaijani offshore gas condensate Shah Deniz field.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Groong

Lap Dancers, The CIA, Payoffs And BP's Deepwater Horizon

LAP DANCERS, THE CIA, PAYOFFS AND BP'S DEEPWATER HORIZON Posted on Apr 18, 2014 By Greg Palast BP operative Leslie Abrahams with AK-47 in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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Iran waiting on Armenia to assess changes in joint power plant project

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 23 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: Iran has reviewed the joint project of hydroelectric power plant over the Aras River and has made some changes to it.

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Christian Science Monitor

How much do you know about Hillary Rodham Clinton? Take our quiz.

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks to embassy employees at the US Embassy in Baku, Azerbaijan, on July 4, 2010.

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Head of Iran's prisons organization removed from his post

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 23 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: Following the last week's violent incident against political prisoners in one of Iran's prisons, the head of the Iran's Prisons Organization was removed from his post.

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Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan to create common navigation space

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 23 By Elena Kosolapova- Trend: Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan agreed to establish a common navigation space, a Russian high official said at the Navitech-2014 forum on April 23. "The creation of common navigation space between Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus is among our top priorities.

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Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan have no problems regarding Caspian Sea

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 23 By Saba Aghayeva - Trend: Baku does not think that Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan have problems in the Caspian Sea, the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov told journalists in Baku.

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LNG supplies from U.S. to Europe not to affect export of Azerbaijani gas

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 23 By Emil Ismayilov - Trend: Liquefied gas supplies from the U.S. to Europe will not affect the export of Azerbaijani gas to the European market, U.S. ambassador to Azerbaijan Richard Morningstar told journalists in Baku on April 23. "We are considering the issue of liquefied gas supplies from the U.S. to Europe," the ... (more)

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Date of signing loan agreement on building SOCAR refinery in Turkey announced

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 23 By Aygun Badalova, Emil Ismaylov - Trend: The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan expects to sign an agreement for a $3.5 billion loan to finance a new "Star" refinery construction project in Turkey on May 5, SOCAR vice-president on economic issues, Suleyman Gasimov told the media outlets on April 23. Earlier, it was reported ... (more)

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

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U.S. hopes Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents to meet soon

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 23 By Emin Aliyev - Trend: The U.S hopes that the Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents will meet in the near future, U.S. ambassador to Azerbaijan Richard Morningstar told journalists on April 23. "This meeting can be both formal and informal," the ambassador said on the eve of the Caspian International Energy Forum to be ... (more)

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Children account for 30 percent of population in Turkey

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 22 By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend: Children account for 30 percent of the population in Turkey, according to the 2013 statistics of the country's Statistical Institute.

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Kazakh airline's certificate revoked

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 22 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Kazakh charter airline LukAero was deprived of certificate for aerial works, Kazakh Aviation Transport Prosecutor's Office reported on April 22 The body inspected the airline's respecting laws on flight safety and revealed non-compliance with the certification requirements.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

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Azerbaijani Buta S gorta insurance company starts to sell shares

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 21 Trend: The placement of the ordinary, nominal, undocumented shares of "Buta Sigorta"OJSC will be launched on April 23 at the Baku Stock Exchange.

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State Security Service created in Kazakhstan

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 21 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev ordered creation of the State Security Service of Kazakhstan.

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Azerbaijani Armed Forces silence Armenian side after another ceasefire break

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 21 By Ilkin Izzet - Trend: Armenian Armed Forces located in the village of Aygepar of Armenia's Berd region, broke a ceasefire with Azerbaijani side again last night, Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said on April 21. Azerbaijani Armed Forces caught fire in the village of Alibeyli of Tovuz region.

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Critical point: 517 cities of Iran have shortage of drinking water

Baku, Azerbaijan, April 21 By Temkin Jafarov - Trend: There is a shortage of drinking water in some 517 cities of Iran, and this problem has reached a critical point, the Iranian IRNA news agency reported.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Newkerala.com

India wants Internet to become Equinet

By Aparajita Gupta, New Delhi, April 20 : India favours a multilateral role in net governance and management, a "transformational shift from the Internet of today to the Equinet of tomorrow".

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

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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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Greg Palast

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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