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Deadly crane collapse during Istanbul airport construction kills one

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 9 By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend: An accident took place during the construction of the third airport in Istanbul, Turkish Haber7 TV channel reported on July 9. A crane collapsed during the construction works and fell into a lake.

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Sheki Caravanserai

The inner yard of the 18th century caravanserai at dusk. Sheki is often referred to as the most beautiful town in Azerbaijan but I didn't fall in love with it .

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Architecture 'as pure and sexy as Marilyn's blown skirt.'

Zaha Hadid's plan for the Heydar Aliyev Center, a museum in Baku, Azerbaijan , looks like a building collapsing on itself or maybe a headless white whale with a large gaping hole exposing its insides.

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Southern Corridor On The Agenda As Fallon Visits Azerbaijan

Discussions about the progress of the Southern Corridor gas pipeline route will be on the agenda when Michael Fallon visits Azerbaijan this week Discussions about the progress of the Southern Corridor gas pipeline route will be on the agenda when Business and Energy Minister Michael Fallon visits Azerbaijan this week .

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President Aliyev receives ambassadors, heads of diplomatic missions of Muslim countries

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received ambassadors and heads of diplomatic missions of Muslim countries in Azerbaijan on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan.

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AAA: Azerbaijan Attacks on Armenia, NK Raised During DoS Daily Press Briefing

Armenian Assembly of America News 1334 G Street, N.W., Suite 200 Washington, D.C. 20005 Tel: 393-3434 Fax: 638-4904 E-mail: aaapress@gmail.com Web: http://armenianassembly.tumblr.com/ Azerbaijan Attacks on Armenia, Nagorno Karabakh Raised During State Department Daily Press Briefing By Taniel Koushakjian AAANews Blog July 8, 2014 On Wednesday, July ... (more)

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

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Magnitude 4 earthquake jolts Kazakhstan

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 9 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale was recorded in Kazakhstan on July 9, Kazakhstan's Seismological Expedition of the Science Committee under Education and Science Ministry reported.

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Azerbaijani armed forces carrying out large-scale military drills - PHOTOS

Azerbaijani armed forces are carrying out large-scale exercises in the zone near the contact line of Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, according to a message from the Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan.

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Tajikistan is interested in exploration of uranium deposits

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 8 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Tajikistan is interested in the exploration of uranium areas and the development of uranium and rare earth deposits, Avesta.Tj reported on July 8 with the reference to Tajik official.

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U.S. Envoy Concerned About Armenian-Azeri Fighting

Armenia - The new U.S. co-chair of the OSCE Minsk Group, James Warlick, gives a press conference in Yerevan, 12Sep2013.

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Azerbaijan: Beard-Shaving Attack Stokes Sectarian Tensions

The ghost of sectarian violence appears to be stalking authoritarian but boastfully secular Azerbaijan, with local clashes and the resurgence of jihadism in Iraq and Syria casting a long shadow.

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Kazakhstan to attract Azerbaijani companies and scientists to participate in EXPO-2017

Kazakhstan will attract Azerbaijani companies and scientists to participate in the EXPO international exhibition, which will be held in Astana in 2017, First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan and Commissioner of the International Specialized Exhibition "Expo-2017" Rapil Zhoshybayev told journalists.

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Azercell launches campaign 'Buy 050 and get 051 for free'

Azercell Telecom, the leading mobile operator of Azerbaijan continues to present campaigns designed under the strategy for development and expansion of the mobile communication in the regions, a message from the company said on July 8. This time the company brought joy to its subscribers in the Oguz, Sheki, Gakh and Zagatala regions.

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Several NATO-Azerbaijan programs at approval stage

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 8 By Ilkin Izzet - Trend: There are several programs at the approval stage, and they will be implemented by NATO jointly with Azerbaijan, NATO Secretary General's Special Representative for the South Caucasus and Central Asia, James Appathurai said.

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Armenian armed forces violate ceasefire on frontline over 30 times in past 24 hours

Armenian armed forces violated the ceasefire on various parts of the frontline 33 times over the past 24 hours, according to a message from the Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan.

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U.S. company Frontera refutes information on termination of gas production in Georgia

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 8 By Elmira Tariverdiyeva - Trend: The U.S. company Frontera has refuted information about the termination of gas production in Georgia, which was reported by the media a few days ago.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

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Iraq on verge of split, says KRG head

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 7 By Rufiz Hafizoglu - Trend: Iraq is on the verge of split, Al JazeeraTA1 4rk TV channel quoted the head of the Kurdistan Regional Government , Massoud Barzani as saying on July 7. He pointed out that Iraq's central government, headed by Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki, doesn't control the situation in the country.

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Kazakh business interested in Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway

Once commissioned, the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway will give impetus to the development of trade relations in the region, deputy director of Kazakh Foreign Ministry's Department on CIS, Kadyr Kasabulatov said in his interview with Azerbaijani reporters.

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Azerbaijan: Baku Basks in Architectural Attention

The Heydar Aliyev Centre, which was designed by architect Zaha Hadid, has been recognized as Design of the Year by London's Design Museum.

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Ilham Aliyev offers condolences in connection with Eduard Shevardnadze's death

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev expressed his condolences to Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili in connection with the death of Georgia's prominent politician and statesman, Eduard Shevardnadze.

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