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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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Azerbaijan could face drought danger in years to come

By AzerNews This year's drought will affect the future of Azerbaijan, National Academy of Science said.

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18 hrs ago | Today.Az

Azerbaijan met hottest days of the last 100 years

Umayra commented on the fact that the devices installed in various bus stops indicate high temperature Over the past day, the highest temperature was recorded in some parts of the country, especially in western regions.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Magnitude 4.7 earthquake hits Kyrgyzstan

Baku, Azerbaijan, August 21 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale was recorded in Kyrgyzstan on August 21, Kazakhstan's Seismological Expedition of the Science Committee under Education and Science Ministry reported.

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Heavy storm leaves five dead in Iran

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 21 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: At least five people were killed and 35 others injured during a storm that hit the Iranian south eastern province of Khuzestan.

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Groong

16 Failed Attempts Of Subversive Attack And 36 Casualties: M....

The Commander of the Defense Army of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Movses Hakobyan finds that there is a special situation on the line of contact of the Karabakh-Azerbaijani opposing armies and highlights that the front units of the Defense Army managed to solve big issues with small groups and do it very successfully.

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BAKU: Turkey Rejects As Baseless Reports On Opening Border With Armenia

TURKEY REJECTS AS BASELESS REPORTS ON OPENING BORDER WITH ARMENIA AzerNews, Azerbaijan Aug 19 2014 19 August 2014, 14:37 By Sara Rajabova Armenia, which is in a state of isolation in the region because of its aggressive policy against its neighbors, is desperately looking for different ways to get out of this situation.

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The Hill

Armenia threatens Azerbaijan with missiles

The president of Armenia, Serzh Sargsyan, recently threatened to unleash short-range ballistic missiles against vibrant Azerbaijani cities, such as its capital Baku, thus turning these civilian targets, with millions of residents, into ruins.

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Weekday Magazine

'The Hardest Part Is I Can't See You' -- Azeri...

Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty broadcasts in 28 languages. Most of our programs are available on FM and medium-wave frequencies of local radio stations in the countries of our broadcast area.

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Survey says over 70% of young Azerbaijanis inspired by Baku 2015 European Games

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 20 Trend: Thousands of young Azerbaijanis are excited at the opportunity to volunteer at the Baku 2015 European Games, new research has revealed.

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Azerbaijan: Human rights defender Rasul Jafarov writes from prison protesting his innocence

"In the past 2-3 years everyone was asking half-joking, half-serious, when I was going to be arrested.

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Today.Az

Azerbaijan, Turkey join efforts to cope with seismic issues

By AzerNews Azerbaijan and Turkey have decided to set up an international network for seismic studies, Director of the Regional Information Technologies Academy Tofig Babayev said.

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Islamic State takes region back to the Middle Ages

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 20 By Claude Salhani - Trend: The group known as the Islamic State that is fighting to install an Islamic Caliphate in Syria and Iraq - as a first step to expanding that caliphate - has made time travel a possibility.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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Azerbaijan Detains Activists Amid Karabakh Tensions

AZERBAIJAN DETAINS ACTIVISTS AMID KARABAKH TENSIONS Eurasia Review Aug 19 2014 By Shahla Sultanova Human rights defenders believe Azerbaijan's government is using heightened tensions around Nagorny Karabakh as an excuse to clamp down on civil society activists, using accusations of treason to turn ordinary people against them.

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List Of Political Prisoners In Azerbaijan Is Published

LIST OF POLITICAL PRISONERS IN AZERBAIJAN IS PUBLISHED Today - 12:51 19/8/14 List of political prisoners in Azerbaijan is published, www.nhc.no writes about this.

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Architect Online

The Evil of Banality and How Architects Can Fight It

What we are confronting is the evil of banality. That is the point I have been trying to make in the wake of Peggy Deamer's resurrection of the "starchitecture" debate .

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French company Thalys to modernize Baku Metro's control system

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 19 By Emil Ismayilov - Trend: Baku Metro CJSC and the French company Thalys inked a contract on supply of equipment for control and signalling system of the Baku Metro.

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