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1 hr ago | Trend

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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6 hrs ago | Trend

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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10 hrs ago | Trend

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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10 hrs ago | Trend

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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12 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

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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14 hrs ago | Trend

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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17 hrs ago | Trend

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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European company in talks with Iran to build gas pipeline

Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept.12 By Fatih Karimov Trend: A European company is in talks with Iran to invest in creating Iran's 9th cross-country gas pipeline, intended to export natural gas to Turkey. Iran's Gas Engineering and Development Company's managing director Alireza Gharibi said negotiations with that company will start on September 22, Iran's Mehr news agency reported.

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ABS-CBN News

Pinoy DJ places 3rd in international competition

Filipino DJ Carlo Atendido, the lone Asian representative in the competition, placed third at this year's Red Bull Thre3style World DJ Championships held in Baku, Azerbaijan on September 6. Atendido, who won the local leg back in July, battled it out with five other finalists from countries such as the USA, Germany, Ireland, and Brazil. "Thank you, everyone for the constant support! It's really been overwhelming.

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Senate Panel To Examine Nominations Of US Ambassadors To Armenia, Azerbaijan

SENATE PANEL TO EXAMINE NOMINATIONS OF US AMBASSADORS TO ARMENIA, AZERBAIJAN 15:02 12.09.2014 The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold hearings on September 17 to examine the nominations of Richard M. Mills, Jr., of Texas, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Armenia and Robert Francis Cekuta, of New York, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Azerbaijan. The Committee will also consider the nominations of US Ambassadors Macedonia and Montenegro, according to the Senate's official website.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

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Six convicts held at the Geguti...

Six convicts held at the Geguti N14 prison have been recognized guilty for the death of prisoner Levan Kortava, who were prosecuted for beating and inflicting deliberate injuries to that caused the death of Leval Kortava, also for being the members of the criminal network. Four of the six defendants were ruled to 14 year sentence, while two others - to 20 and 15 year sentence.

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China to allocate $5 billion credit to the SCO countries

Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 12 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: China will allocate $5 billion credit to the member-countries of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization for the implementation of joint projects, Chinese President Xi Jinping said.

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First Visit By Israeli Minister Of Defense Of Azerbaijan

FIRST VISIT BY ISRAELI MINISTER OF DEFENSE OF AZERBAIJAN AZERBAIJAN / ISRAEL jeudi11 September 2014, by Ara / armenews Moshe Yaalon visited Azerbaijan on Wednesday for a two-day visit, the first by an Israeli defense minister in this country bordering Iran, said the Ministry of Defence. "The defense minister has landed in Baku for a two-day visit, the first by an Israeli defense minister in Azerbaijan," said a statement from the Israeli Ministry of Defense.

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Armenian Liberty

Russian Arms Exporter Offers More Deals To Azerbaijan

Russia will complete the ongoing delivery of about 100 T-90 tanks to Azerbaijan early next year and is ready to modernize older tanks used by the Azerbaijani army, according to a senior Russian defense industry official. The Itar-Tass news agency on Friday quoted Esen Topoev, a top aide to the chief executive of Rosoboronexport, as saying that the Russian state arms exporter could also sell anti-ship missiles to Baku and open facilities in Azerbaijan for repairs and maintenance of Russian-made military hardware.

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Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Sadness as Media Rights Group Closes in Azerbaijan

For citizens of Azerbaijan who have exhausted all opportunities for justice at home, the European Court of Human Rights can offer a last resort. When they decide to bring a case before the Strasbourg court, they are often guided by a non-government group specialising in legal advice and human rights.

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Malaysian National News Agency

Azerbaijan Accords Official Welcoming Ceremony For Najib

From Mohd Shukri Ishak BAKU Sept 12 -- Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak was accorded an official welcoming ceremony at the Presidential Palace, here, Friday in conjunction with his first visit to Azerbaijan. Upon arrival at the palace here, the Malaysian premier was greeted by President IIham Aliyev.

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Azerbaijani defense minister meets representatives of several countries' armed forces

Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 12 Trend: Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov received the Chief of the Croatian Armed Forces General Staff Lieutenant General Drago Lovric on Sept.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

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16:33 Vice PM Sarpashev, PM Rasizade discuss bilateral cultural, humanitarian ties

First Vice Prime Minister of Kyrgyzstan Tairbek Sarpashev met with Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Artur Rasizade as part of his working visit to Baku. The discussions at the meeting focused on current bilateral cooperation and its prospects, results of the 2nd session of the intergovernmental commission for commercial, economic, scientific, technical, cultural and humanitarian cooperation.

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