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  1. EU, ex-Soviet neighbours patch over rifts with eye on RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | The Star Online

    Looking over their shoulders at Russia, the European Union and six former Soviet neighbours patched up their differences to renew vows of cooperation in the interests of peace and security at a summit on Friday. Meeting in Riga 18 months after the last Eastern Partnership gathering sparked the Cold War-style tug-of-war over Ukraine, Kiev and other aspirants to the European club won offers of aid and hopes of visa-free travel to the EU that fell short of promises of EU membership.

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  2. News Analysis: EU Eastern Partnership Summit Exposes Fault Line Between MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Weekday Magazine

    In one telling moment at the tail end of the summit, EU Council President Donald Tusk of Poland wanted to wrap up a sleepy plenary session of heads of government and endorse the summit's common declaration. Azerbaijan's ambassador, however, objected.

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  3. EU, ex-Soviet neighbours patch over rifts with eye on RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AlertNet

    Looking over their shoulders at Russia, the European Union and six former Soviet neighbours patched up their differences to renew vows of cooperation in the interests of peace and security at a summit on Friday. Meeting in Riga 18 months after the last Eastern Partnership gathering sparked the Cold War-style tug-of-war over Ukraine, Kiev and other aspirants to the European club won offers of aid and hopes of visa-free travel to the EU that fell short of promises of EU membership.

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  4. Low-cost hotels to attract more touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Today.Az

    Accommodation for tourists is one of the main priorities while hosting any international event such as the first European Games - to be held in Baku this June. More and more new hotels have opened their doors in Azerbaijan's capital and regions ahead of the historic event.

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  5. Gagarina Gains Support on Eve of Eurovision FinalRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The St. Petersburg Times

    Two Germans wearing wigs and covered head to toe in red sequins, in imitation of Irish pop duo Jedward, are standing in front of Vienna City Hall. Nearby, a group of Irish men and women are dressed completely in green with shamrocks dotted all over their clothes On the surface, Vienna can seem a staid city but it has taken the assorted eccentricities of Eurovision fans to its heart, and thrown in some of its own like the single sex traffic lights that show the city's welcoming attitude to the LGBT community.

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  6. Enchanting Sheki, Colmar become sister citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Today.Az

    The charter on friendship cooperation was inked by Elkhan Usubov, the head of Sheki City Executive Authority and Gilbert Meyer, the mayor of Colmar, who was visiting Baku for the 3rd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue. Speaking to the signing ceremony, Meyer said the relations between the two cities were established two years ago in June, 2013, when a delegation led by Colmar mayor visited Sheki.

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  7. Why aren t we taking out thoseflag waving ISIS trucks?Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    We know where President ObamaA s priorities are. He sees global warming or climate change as the threat of our times.

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  8. Rick Steves' EuropeRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | KISU-TV Pocatello

    RICK STEVES' EUROPE offers a fresh perspective on the best travel advice, including where to stay, what to see and how to get around in Europe. Rick Steves shares his extensive knowledge of European history, art and culture.

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  9. Modern Silk Road may be createdRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Today.Az

    The Turkish countries plans to create a single tourist package. A memorandum of understanding on this issue was signed at a meeting of ministers of tourism in Baku on May 20. The meeting was held within the framework of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-speaking countries.

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  10. Deloitte to hold a London Stock Exchange financial markets forumRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Trend

    Deloitte has announced that it will hold a joint event with the London Stock Exchange entitled 'London Stock Exchange Financial Markets Forum' on 1 June 2015 in Baku, Azerbaijan. The premier event will focus on the macroeconomic outlook of the Azerbaijani economy, the current situation in the country's capital markets and international financing opportunities, as well as latest developments in UK and Azeri corporate law.

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  11. Poland considers making investments in agrarian, food sectors of AzerbaijanRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Trend

    Baku, Azerbaijan, May 22 By Seba Aghayeva Trend: Janusz Pehochinsky, Polish Deputy Prime Minister and Economy Minister, will visit Azerbaijan to participate in the 22nd international Caspian Oil and Gas Exhibition and Conference, the Polish embassy in Baku told Trend. During the visit, Pehochinsky intends to hold several meetings in the government of Azerbaijan and to discuss the prospects for further cooperation between the two countries in the economic sphere.

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  12. Lithuania attracting more Azerbaijani touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Today.Az

    Lithuania, one of the most beautiful countries located on the east coast of the Baltic Sea, made a presentation on its tourism potential in Baku on May 20. Lithuanian Ambassador to Baku Valdas Lastauskas informed the participants about the increasing tourism potential of his country. The ambassador noted that Lithuania wishes to attract more Azerbaijani tourists, so that they can get better acquainted with such a beautiful country.

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  13. The Guardian: How Many Children Could Access Medical Treatment With Money Spent On European Games?Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Groong

    THE GUARDIAN: HOW MANY CHILDREN COULD ACCESS MEDICAL TREATMENT WITH MONEY SPENT ON EUROPEAN GAMES? 20:31 21/05/2015 >> SOCIETY On the eve of the first European Games, the Azerbaijani police and security guards are prohibiting locals from snapping photos of Baku's historic Old Town on Caspian Sea coast, American portal Eurasianet.org reports. The article reads that Azerbaijan is trying to spruce up the capital Baku in advance of the European Games.

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  14. Tourists to enjoy Baku transportRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Today.Az

    The inaugural Baku 2015 European Games is not only a joyful and sporting holiday, but it is a real test for the entire capital city and its transport system in particular. The transport will be of high priority for the Games - which will gather over 9,000 people in Baku on June 12-28.

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  15. Baku, where history of European sport begins, says Gymnastics Federation VPRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Today.Az

    Test trainings for gymnasts were held at the National Gymnastics Arena on May 18-19 in anticipation of the first Baku European Games 2015 - to be held in the county this summer. Altay Hasanov, the vice-president of the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation, who attended the event, said Azerbaijan expects a celebration of gymnastics during the First European Games.

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  16. Yerevan is second most popular summer vacation destination for Russian tourists in CISRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Arka News Agency

    YEREVAN, May 21. / ARKA /. Russian travel service Travel.ru said Armenia's capital city Yerevan is the second most popular summer vacation destination for Russian tourists in the Commonwealth of Independent States in 2015 after Minsk, the capital of Belarus.

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  17. Bad Time In IraqRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | The Impudent Observer

    Day after day, month after month, the same old story emerges from Iraq. The so-called, "Iraq army" sits tight in its defensive position awaiting an attack from ISIS forces.

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  18. A look at EU-Russia tug-of-war over 6 east European nationsRead the original story

    Yesterday | WLNE-TV Providence

    A quarter century after the Iron Curtain that once divided Europe opened, the European Union nations and Russia are again involved in a tug-of-war, this time over six former Soviet Republics. EU leaders are courting the six at a special summit in Riga that opened Thursday, offering better economic cooperation and promising financial aid and help for good government.

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  19. The Guardian Reveals Poor Backyards Of Oil-Rich AzerbaijanRead the original story

    Yesterday | Groong

    RICH AZERBAIJAN 13:53, 21 May, 2015 YEREVAN, MAY 21, ARMENPRESS: As authorities of Azerbaijan invest heavily in hosting the European Games, residents ask who will benefit from the event. The British The Guardian wrote an article about it, presenting the story of Gulnara Suleymanova and her family of five, who live in a wagon behind Baku's prestigious new sports stadium, built especially for next month's European Games.

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  20. Iran builds Mideast's highest swing bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Payvand News of Iran

    Iran has unveiled the Middle East's highest suspension bridge in the lap of nature in the northwestern Ardabil province, known for its magnificent pastures, hot mineral springs and towering mountains. The bridge over the river of Khiyav Chai in Meshginshhar is 345 meters long, suspended 80 meters above the ground.

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