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51 min ago | Trend

OSCE to monitor contact line between Azerbaijani, Armenian troops

The contact line of Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, near the village of Agdam of Azerbaijan's Tovuz District, will be monitored Aug. 29, under the OSCE chairperson-in-office personal representative's mandate.

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2 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

Press Review

"Aravot" says heavy losses suffered by the Azerbaijani army during recent fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh strengthened President Serzh Sarkisian's hand at the August 10 meeting with Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev that was mediated by Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Groong

A love letter from a jailed activist to her imprisoned husband

The Washington Post Aug 26 2014 A love letter from a jailed activist to her imprisoned husband "The hardest part is not being with you."

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Iran, Saudi Arabia emphasize opening new page in mutual relations

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 27 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs, Hossein Amir Abdollahian and Saudi Foreign Minister Saud Al-Faisal stressed the importance of opening a new page in the political relations between the two countries.

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EurasiaNet

Azerbaijan: 'Family is the First Fear' of LGBT Community

Isa Shahmarly , the former chairman of the Free LGBT group, introduces a screening of the 2008 film "Milk" in Baku in October 2013.

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Armenian Liberty

Kazakhstan 'Supports' Armenian Entry Into Eurasian Union

Kazakhstan does not object to Armenia's membership in the Russian-led Eurasian Economic Union , the Kazakh ambassador in Yerevan insisted on Wednesday.

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Today.Az

Visiting Azerbaijan, an unforgettable experience

By Ulisses Lisboa Goncalves, AzerNews Write an article and get a passport to Azerbaijan.

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Trend

Two earthquakes jolt Shamakhi region of Azerbaijan

Two earthquakes occurred in Shamakhi region of Azerbaijan, the Republican Seismological Service Center of the National Academy of Sciences said Aug. 27. The first quake was recorded at 09:26 local time on August 27, 25 kilometers west of Gobustan in Shamakhi region.

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Today.Az

Two earthquakes jolt Shamakhi region of Azerbaijan

Two earthquakes occurred in Shamakhi region of Azerbaijan, the Republican Seismological Service Center of the National Academy of Sciences said Aug. 27. The first quake was recorded at 09:26 local time on August 27, 25 kilometers west of Gobustan in Shamakhi region.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Groong

Cory Welt: Azerbaijan's military success is unlikely, which prevents escalation to full-scale war

Cory Welt: Azerbaijan's military success is unlikely, which prevents escalation to full-scale war 18:14 26/08/2014 >> INTERVIEWS On Azerbaijani recent military aggression against the Nagorno Karabakh Republic and the RA, the security issue of the people of Nagorno Karabakh as well as the prospects of the Customs Union Panorama.am has spoken to ... (more)

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Together A Lifetime, Azeri Activists Now Apart And In Jail

Arif and Leyla Yunus are experiencing the first real separation of their 36-year marriage -- as prisoners facing charges of fraud and treason that supporters say are punishment for their long years of activism and Baku-Yerevan peace efforts.

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Trend

Syria 2, Opposition 1, World 0

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 26 By Claude Salhani - Trend: The score currently, if one was to keep track of where things stand at the moment in the Syrian civil war would be as follows: Syria 2, Islamists, 1 and the rest of the world 0. For a short while it was touch-and-go for the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.

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Azerbaijan, Tajikistan discuss prospects of developing bilateral relations

Azerbaijani Ambassador to Tajikistan Abbasali Hasanov met with Tajik Foreign Minister Sirodjidin Aslov in the Tajik Foreign Ministry Aug. 26, the embassy told Trend Aug. 26. Aslov recalled with satisfaction his official visit to Azerbaijan on April 2-3, the meetings with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, ... (more)

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Weekday Magazine

Azerbaijani Activist Named As Rights Prize Finalist

Azerbaijani human rights activist Anar Mammadli has been named as one of three finalists for the 2014 Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize.

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"Umid Yeri" Children Shelter reconstructed

Part of Company's social projects is directly targeting children. The most significant example of company's special care is the support to Children Shelter "Umid Yeri" .

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Azerbaijani president and his spouse attend opening of Carpet Museum

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the opening of the Azerbaijan Carpet Museum.

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Azerbaijan Senaye Sigorta increases capital by over a third

The insurance company registered the issue of ordinary, book-entry, registered shares for a total amount of 11 million manat in the State Committee, according to the Azerbaijani State Committee for Securities.

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Bakcell awards 500,000th subscriber and 10 most active users of 'Ulduzum' program

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 26 Trend: Bakcell - the first mobile operator and leading mobile internet provider of Azerbaijan, has identified and awarded the 500,000th subscriber of the "Ulduzum" loyalty program, as well as 10 most active users of this beneficial program.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Trend

Armenian armed forces continue violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 26 By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend: Armenian Armed Forces violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan yet again over the last 24 hours, having opened fire from positions near the village of Tapgaragoyunlu of Goranboy District, Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry said Aug. 26. The opposing side was silenced with return fire.

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Fourth European enters race for FEI presidency

John McEwen has been named as a presidential candidate by the British Equestrian Federation.

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