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OSCE Office in Baku works closely with all government agencies in the areas of protection and promotion of human rights and freedoms in Azerbaijan, head of OSCE Office in Baku Koray Targay said on Dec. 9. He made the remarks speaking at the round table meeting, held in the parliament of Azerbaijan on the theme "National legislation and goals ... (more)
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A round table entitled 'National legislation and challenges arising from the National Action Programme in the field of improving the protection of human rights and freedoms in Azerbaijan', approved by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on December 27, 2011, is being held in the Azerbaijani Parliament today.
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By Ilkin Izzet - Trend: Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec 9, 2013: Azerbaijani Defense Minister Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov conferred with Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defense Force on Dec.9, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said.
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By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend: Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec 9, 2013: A church in the Turkish province of Sivas located in the territory belonging to the Armed Forces will be restored and handed over to the Friends of Armenia Society, Turkish Sabah newspaper reported on Dec.9. This step will be taken as part of the package of measures for democratisation in ... (more)
ARMENIAN YOUTH OF ARGENTINA RALLY AGAINST 'AZERI LIES' http://www.armradio.am/en/2013/12/06/armenian-youth-of-argentina-rally-against-azeri-lies/ 14:24 06.12.2013 The Armenian youth of Argentina rallied Wednesday in Buenos Aires, to protest against the screening of an Azeri film that told lies about the historical reality of the Republic of Nagorno ... (more)
The U.N. Economic, Scientific and Cultural Organization has added put 11 cultural heritages to its safeguarded list Friday, a UNESCO statement said Friday.
Baku, Azerbaijan , Dec.7 By Ilaha Khalilova -Trend: Last week the official rate of the manat to the US dollar set by the Azerbaijani Central Bank increased by 0.0001 points .
Baku, Azerbaijan , Dec. 7 By Emil Ismayilov - Trend: On Dec. 2-6 , the average price on AZERI LT, exported from Azerbaijan via the Ceyhan , Batumi and Supsa ports to Italian Augusta port, was $114.98 per barrel or $1.4 more compared to the previous week.
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 7 By Temkin Jafarov, Saeed Isayev - Trend: Iran has established a security belt on its share of the Caspian Sea, Naval forces of Iran commander in Caspian Region, Afshin Rezaei Haddad said, Fars news agency reported on Dec. 7. "We monitor each move, each action on the territory, in accordance with agreements with other ... (more)
OSCE HAILS MEETING OF AZERBAIJANI AND ARMENIAN PRESIDENTS Vestnik Kavkaza, Russia Dec 5 2013 5 December 2013 - 1:26pm At the 20th ministerial session of the OSCE in Kiev today, Leonid Kozhara, Chairman-in-Office of the OSCE and Ukrainian Foreign Minister, said that the OSCE acclaimed the November meeting of Azerbaijani and Armenian Presidents Ilham ... (more)
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today signed an Order on the construction of the Masazir-Saray-Novkhani highway of the country`s Absheron District.
The first national conference on 'Modern information technology and IT education' was held in the Kazakh city of Almaty, according to the message from Zerde National ICT Holding which organised the conference.
The separation model between state and religion in Azerbaijan, where the culture of tolerance fostered by the state, provides a solid foundation on which domestic peace can be built, Laszlo Surjan, vice-president of the European parliament and member of the working group on freedom of religion or belief, and Willy Fautre, director of Human Rights ... (more)
According to the reports published by the Armenian news media, the City Council of Highland in California adopted two proclamations, "recognizing the independence of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic," and "establishing a sister city relationship with the city of Berdzor in the Nagorno Karabakh Republic."
Kimjang, the tradition of making and sharing of kimchi that usually takes place in winter, was added to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity list on Thursday.