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Azerbaijani people on Dec. 12 are commemorating the 10th anniversary of the passing of Azerbaijani national leader Heydar Aliyev, by visitng the Alley of Honor.
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Kazakhstan is interested in transporting its goods by Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, Kazakh Ambassador to Azerbaijan, Amangeldy Zhumabaev said at a press conference on Dec. 11. It is expected that the construction of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, one of the most important parts of the Caspian transit corridor, will be completed in 2014.
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In mid-November, an Azerbaijani court sentenced Rashad Ramazanov, an Islamist blogger, to nine years in prison on charges of drug possession.
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A protocol was signed in Baku on Dec.11 based on the results of the third meeting of the intergovernmental commission on cooperation in the spheres of economy, trade, investments, technology, culture, sports and youth between Azerbaijan and Saudi Arabia.
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Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 11 By Elena Kosolapova- Trend: Afghanistan is looking for partners who will ensure security in the country after U.S. troops leave Afghanistan.
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Oil-rich Azerbaijan is booming and the wealth is trickling down to its poorest people, Azerbaijani ambassador to the U.S Elin Suleymanov's article posted in Washington Times said.
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Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 6 By Elena Kosolapova- Trend: Outside of Central Asia there is very little knowledge of Kazakhstan.
National operator for grain purchase for the state reserves Kazakhstan Food Contract Corporation started supplies of saleable wheat to Chinese market, the company has informed.
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec.10 By Elena Kosolapova- Trend: Kazakh Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov and South Korean Deputy Prime Minister - Minister of Strategy and Finance Oh-Seok Hyun discussed bilateral cooperation at the meeting in Seoul, Kazakh prime minister's press-service reported on Dec. 10. "The sides also discussed prospects for mutually ... (more)
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received a delegation led by Governor and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority , Co-Chair of the Saudi Arabia-Azerbaijan Intergovernmental Joint Commission Abdullatif bin Ahmed Al-Othman.
Azerbaijanis might well wonder why Azerbaijan's state oil company, Socar, is paying out so much money for so little gain.
The Inscription of Meskel on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritages of Humanity by UNESCO at its 8th Conference of intangible cultural heritages in Baku, Azerbaijan, is a success story and a turning point for Ethiopia that could enhance the visibility of intangible cultural heritage and promote inter-cultural dialogue among ... (more)
The genocide committed by Armenians against residents of the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly is one of the most terrible events in world history, Azerbaijani ombudsman Elmira Suleymanova said at an event dedicated to Human Rights Day on Tuesday.
Being closely linked through historical, religious and cultural roots with Islamic Ummah, the Republic of Azerbaijan has always paid particular importance to the development of relations in the political, economic, cultural and other fields with Islamic countries, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said at the 40th session of the ... (more)
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order on the construction of the Mirzabeyli-Chukhur Gabala-Dizakhli-Charkhana highway of the country`s Gabala District.
Journalists, protesters, opposition party members and other critics of the government were arrested and jailed in unusually large numbers.
Baku, Azerbaijan , Dec. 6 By Ilkin Izzet - Trend: A meeting of the Economic Policy Committee of the Azerbaijani Milli Majlis held discussions on Dec. 6 over the draft law 'On approval of the foundation agreement with the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation '.