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18 hrs ago | Groong

Hidden Europe: The eye-opening spots you've never heard of

Sydney Morning Herald, Australia July 30 2014 Hidden Europe: The eye-opening spots you've never heard of Travel DateJuly 29, 2014 Expect the unexpected when you venture to the ancient Caucasus, writes Isobel King.

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22 hrs ago | Groong

Azerbaijan charges prominent rights activist with treason

Global Post July 30 2014 Azerbaijan charges prominent rights activist with treason Prominent Azerbaijani human rights activist Leyla Yunus was charged Wednesday with treason, her lawyer Dzhavad Dzhavadov said.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Trend

Magnitude 4.6 earthquake jolts Kazakhstan

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 31 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale was recorded in Kazakh Almaty region on July 31, Kazakhstan's Seismological Expedition of the Science Committee under Education and Science Ministry reported.

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Trend

Barack Obama congratulates Ilham Aliyev on Ramadan holiday

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 30 Trend: The U.S. President Barack Obama has sent a congratulatory letter to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on Ramadan holiday.

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Trend

Armenians violate ceasefire over 110 times during last 24 hours

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 30 Trend: Armenian armed forces violated the ceasefire with Azerbaijan 111 times in different locations of the contact line between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops last night, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said on July 30. Armenian armed forces opened fire from the positions located at the nameless heights and the villages ... (more)

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Motorcycle USA

Road of Bones 2014: Week 4 Recap

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CNN

Azerbaijan marks Ramadan Holiday

Aziz Karimov captured these images of Muslims gathered at the Fatimeyi Zehra Mosque in Baku, Azerbaijan, to perform the holiday prayer in connection with the end of Ramadan.

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Trend

Iran's oil output increases by 131 tbpd in 2014

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 29 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: US Energy Information Administration announced that Iran ranked third in the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries , producing 3.247 million barrels per day of oil in first four months of 2014.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Trend

Iran is against Hamas disarmament

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 29 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has criticized efforts on disarmament of Palestinian armed groups including Hamas.

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Related Topix: Hamas (Palestine), Israel, World News, Middle East, Azerbaijan, Palestinian Territories, Life, Holidays, Eid ul-Fitr

Foreign Policy

The Uprooted

In early June, a sniper from Azerbaijan reportedly killed two soldiers from Armenia along the two countries' border.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

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Iran Khodro, Peugeot to establish joint company

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 26 By Fatih Karimov - Trend: French car maker Peugeot has put in a request for establishing a joint company.

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Azerbaijani business spent 55% of concessional financing for 2014

The National Fund for Entrepreneurship Support under the Ministry of Economy and Industry of Azerbaijan has allocated a loan in the amount of 14.3 million AZN on favorable terms to the 22 business entities of Baku`s Sabunchu district, the ministry reported.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Trend

Sanctions against Russia may hit Tajikistan

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 25 By Elena Kosolapova- Trend: The U.S. and European sanctions against Russia may have a negative impact on Tajikistan's economy, Avesta.Tj reported with the reference to Tajik official.

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Trend

Former Kyrgyz president sentenced to life imprisonment

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 25 By Elena Kosolapova- Trend: Kyrgyz military court sentenced Former President Kurmanbek Bakiyev and his brother Zhanysh Bakiyev to life imprisonment in their absence, K-News reported on July 25. Kurmanbek Bakiyev and Zhanysh Bakiyev were found guilty in the case concerning mass disorders in April 2010 when up to 86 people ... (more)

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Trend

Top Azerbaijani official expresses gratitude to Russian politician

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 25 By Sabina Ahmadova - Trend: Azerbaijani Presidential Administration's Deputy Head and Director of Administration's Foreign Relations Department, Novruz Mammadov thanked the leader of the Liberal Democratic Party of Russia , deputy of the State Duma Vladimir Zhirinovsky for his statement about Azerbaijan and the country's ... (more)

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Groong

BAKU: Warlick: NK settlement should be priority, even with many global concerns

Trend, Azerbaijan July 24 2014 Warlick: Nagorno-Karabakh settlement should be priority, even with many global concerns Baku, Azerbaijan, July 24 By Sabina Ahmadova - Trend: The U.S. co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group James Warlick has met with the representatives of this organization.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Vancouver Courier

Picks of the week: July 25-29, 2014

The notoriously hard-rocking ladies of The Pack A.D. hit the SBC Restaurant as part of a fundraiser for both the Downtown Eastside Skateboard Society and the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre.

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No captive in native landa

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 24 By Arzu Naghiyev - Trend: Taking hostage two citizens of Azerbaijan who are native of Kalbajar region by the Armenian armed forces in occupied Kalbajar region, killing the third person and brazen dissemination of the information by the opposite side are beyond the limits.

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Trend

Poverty level hits 37 percent in Kyrgyzstan

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 24 By Elena Kosolapova- Trend: The poverty level decreased to 37 percent in Kyrgyzstan, Kabar news agency reported on July 24 referring to Kyrgyz Ministry of Social Development.

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Azerbaijani president reviews construction at Baku Olympic Stadium

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 24 Trend: President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has reviewed the progress of construction at the Baku Olympic Stadium.

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