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Azerbaijan intends to invest in Iran's renewable energy sector

Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 17 By Umid Niayesh Trend: Azerbaijan intends to invest in Iran's renewable energy sector, Chairman of Azerbaijan's State Agency for Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources Akim Badalov said Sept.

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13:55 Lower house of Kazakh parliament adopts deal on establishment of Turkic Academy

The lower house of the Kazakh Parliament has approved a draft law "on ratification of the Agreement on the establishment of the Turkic Academy." The agreement was signed by President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev at the Summit of the Cooperation Council of Turkic speaking states.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

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OSCE Minsk Group needs to replace France with EU, bring in Turkey

No one sees the OSCE Minsk Group any longer as the right structure or framework for solving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the Berlin European Institute Chairman Metz Dontfild told Trend Sept. 16. "But if you give them the last chance it is necessary to change the structure.

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Diplomatic Pouch: Interview with Giampaolo Cutillo, ambassador of Italy

A: Starting from cultural affinities, Italy and Azerbaijan share, if I may say so, a kind of southern temperament which makes us quite close to each other, and of course there are big economic interests. We look at Azerbaijan as a very interesting new emerging market and so I am sure that we will go further and further in this relation.

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President Ilham Aliyev received the Deputy Chairman of the CDU/CSU...

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Deputy Chairman of the CDU/CSU parliamentary group in the Bundestag, MP Andreas Schockenhoff. They discussed the issues related to the development of the relations between the two countries and Azerbaijan-EU cooperation.

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Armenian and Azerbaijani presidents to meet in Paris in October over Karabakh

YEREVAN, September 16. / ARKA /. Armenian and Azerbaijani presidents Serzh Sargsyan and Ilham Aliyev will have another meeting in October in Paris, chaired by French president Francois Hollande, the press service of the Armenian foreign ministry said following today's talks between Armenian foreign minister Edward Nalbandian and the visiting U.S. co-chairman of the OSCE Minsk Group James Warlick.

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Head of Azerbaijani Defense Ministry holds meeting in area of large-scale exercises

Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov held a meeting in the zone of wide-scale operational and tactical command and staff exercises, the Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan reported Sept.16. During the meeting the commanders of formations and commanders of military units reported on participation in the exercises, plans and decisions made.

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Preparation for first Global Forum on Youth Policies discussed in Azerbaijan

A meeting on the first Global Forum on Youth Policies, to be held in Baku on October 28-30, 2014, was held by its Organization Committee under the chairmanship of Azerbaijani Minister Azad Rahimov at the Ministry of Youth and Sport, the ministry told Trend on Sept. 16. "In his second term, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon presented youth policies as one of his five priorities and established the Office on Youth Envoy under the UN Secretary General," Rahimov said.

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Azerbaijani AtaBank's branches provided with payment terminals

"AtaBank" installed the payment terminals MilliN in a number of its branches and sub-branches to improve customer service quality, the bank said Sept. 16. Henceforth, the clients of the bank can make payments for mobile operator's services, internet, cable and satellite television, communal services and Express credits of "AtaBank".

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Agrarian sector, tourism, ICT are directions for expanding Azerbaijan-Germany cooperation

As of 2013, the trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Germany increased by 25 percent and hit $2.2 billion. The trade relations between the two countries increased by 15 percent in January-July 2014, Azerbaijani Minister of Economy and Industry Shahin Mustafayev said at a meeting with a delegation of the German Parliament in Baku Sept.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

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Anne Turcotte-Astvatsaturyan's Book On Armenian Refugees From Azerbaijan Presented In NKR

ASTVATSATURYAN'S BOOK ON ARMENIAN REFUGEES FROM AZERBAIJAN PRESENTED IN NKR 21:40 15/09/2014 >> REGION Presentation of Anne Turcotte-Astvatsaturyan's book was held in Nagorno Karabakh titled "Nowhere: The Story of exile", telling about refugees from Azerbaijan during the Karabakh conflict, "Caucasian Knot" reports. As noted in the article, the author had depicted in the book her memories from her own diary, which describes the facts of persecution and killings of Armenians living in Azerbaijan from 1988 to 1992.

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Russia plans to place two GLONASS signal correction stations in Kazakhstan

Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 15 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Russia will place three stations of Differential Correction and Monitoring System for its Global Navigation Satellite System system in China, two - in Kazakhstan and one - in Belarus in near future, Novosti-Kazakhstan reported on Sept.

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Has WWIII already started?

Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 15 By Claude Salhani -Trend: As the war against Islamist terror begins to gather momentum, forging new alliances and accentuating older ones while questioning others, now that the Obama administration appears to have a policy of sorts, some pundits are beginning to ask if this conflict qualifies as a world war? Indeed, when does a war rank as a "world war"? Merriam-Webster's Dictionary defines a world war as "a war involving many nations of the world."

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Azerbaijani president receives former UK Secretary of State for Defence

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev received former Secretary of State for Defence of the United Kingdom, Member of the Parliament Liam Fox on September 15. During the meeting, Liam Fox said that the importance of Azerbaijan, a country with favorable geographical and geopolitical location, was growing. He presented his book to the president.

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Azerbaijani president, his spouse attend opening of new building of school in Baku

A new academic year started in Azerbaijan on September 15. Secondary schools and universities opened doors to pupils and students on the Day of Knowledge. Many school buildings have been built, reconstructed and overhauled in 2014.

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Azerbaijan may purchase Iron Dome Israeli air defense system

PanARMENIAN.Net - Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon met with Azeri President Ilham Aliyev at ADEX 2014 Baku-hosted defense industry exhibit. As haqqin.az reported citing Israeli media, at the event, Israeli side demonstrated the Iron Dome air defense system.

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New candidate nominated for Israeli ambassador to Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept.15 By Sabina Ahmadova Trend: Israel's Haaretz newspaper reported that a new candidate has been nominated for Israel's ambassador to Azerbaijan and the information was confirmed by Israel's embassy in the country. The candidacy of Dan Stav, who previously served as Israel's ambassador to Nepal, has been nominated for Israel's new ambassador to Azerbaijan, the country's embassy in Azerbaijan told Trend.

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OSCE hopes for intensified negotiations on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept.15 By Sabina Ahmadova Trend: OSCE hopes that the parties to the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict will engage in the intensified process of negotiations, Andrzej Kasprzyk, the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office told Trend on Sept.15. Kasprzyk underscored that the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Didier Burkhalter urged the conflicting parties to be engaged in this process during his recent visit to the region.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

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Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan hit by quakes

Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 15 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: An earthquake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale was recorded in Kazakhstan and two earthquakes measuring 4.4 and 5 on the Richter scale were recorded in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan's Seismological Expedition of the Science Committee under the Education and Science Ministry reported.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

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President Ilham Aliyev reviewed school-lyceum No. 72 and secondary school No. 80 in Baku

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has reviewed school-lyceum No. 72 and secondary school No.

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