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Ganja to host meeting of Azerbaijani-Georgian working group on cross-border cooperation

The second meeting of the Azerbaijani-Georgian working group of the Eastern Partnership Territorial Cooperation Programme will be held in Ganja in September, EaPTC told Trend Aug. 23. The project will involve entrepreneurs, authorities and public organizations from the border regions of both countries.

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Official Baku releases statement regarding stance by U.S. and France on Armenian saboteur's death

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan with regard to the statements of United States State Department and France Foreign Ministry on Karen Petrosyan, member of Armenian armed forces subversive group, states the following: As it was informed by the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Karen Petrosyan, with the ... (more)

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

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One more sign of ancient times discovered in Azerbajan

By AzerNews Some valuable historical landfills have been discovered during archeological excavations over the last five years.

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Twenty one years pass since occupation of Azerbaijani Fuzuli and Jabrayil regions by Armenia

Today is the 21st anniversary of the occupation of Azerbaijan's Fuzuli and Jabrayil regions by the armed forces of Armenia.

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Baku hosts event dedicated to Heydar Aliyev Foundation's care for refugees, IDPs

Baku, Azerbaijan Aug. 22 By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend: Azerbaijani State Committee on Deals of Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons hosted Aug. 22 an event on the topic 'Heydar Aliyev Foundation's care for refugees and IDPs.'

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Movses Hakobyan. 'Azerbaijan Had 36 Casualties In One Week, I Can Tell Them By Names'

MOVSES HAKOBYAN. "AZERBAIJAN HAD 36 CASUALTIES IN ONE WEEK, I CAN TELL THEM BY NAMES" August 21 2014 Yesterday, at the press conference in Stepanakert, NKR Defense Minister Movses Hakobyan said that he could list the names of causalities of the Azerbaijani army in the result of subversive attacks by Azerbaijan from July 25 to August 2; they are 36 ... (more)

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Azerbaijani president receives Commander of U.S Transportation Command

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by incoming Commander of the United States Transportation Command Paul Joseph Selva.

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Azerbaijan Tidies Away Human Rights Critics

As leading Azerbaijani lawyer Intiqam Aliyev awaits trial, his supporters say his arrest reflects official unease about his role in bringing cases before the European Court of Human Rights .

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Composer Pierre Thilloy: Azerbaijan's culture powerful and magnificent

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 22 Trend: Azerbaijan's culture is powerful and magnificent, according to the well-known French composer, Pierre Thilloy.

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Azerbaijani Graves In Karabakh Are Undamaged - Official

OFFICIAL 12:32, 21.08.2014 STEPANAKERT. - The Azerbaijani graves, which are located in the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic , are not damaged.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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Azerbaijani-Armenian Media Wage Virtual War

The recent spike in violence around Nagorny Karabakh has been accompanied by an upsurge in information warfare as hackers attack websites in both Armenia and Azerbaijan and news outlets are recruited to spread disinformation.

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The uglier side of war: the spin-off effects on the social fabric of society

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 21 By Claude Salhani - Trend: War, as the American Civil War General William Tecumseh Sherman so adequately put it, is hell.

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Turkish TPAO signs loan agreement to buy stake in Shah Deniz project

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 21 By Emil Ismayilov - Trend: Turkish TPAO signed on Aug. 21 an agreement with Turkey's Vakifbank and Turkiye Is Bankasi for a $1 billion loan to increase stake in the project on development of Azerbaijan's Shah Deniz gas and condensate field, Anadolu news agency said.

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Kazakh farmers to receive $170 million in loans

Baku, Azerbaijan, August 21 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: Kazakh Fund for Financial Support of Agriculture plans to issue loans in the amount of 31 billion tenge to Kazakh farmers in 2014, the fund reported on August 21. "Given all the new credit programs, the fund plans to direct 31 billion tenge to the development of farmers and rural business in ... (more)

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Ovidiu Folcut: Azerbaijan Studies Center is first of its kind in Romania

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 21 Trend: The Azerbaijan Studies Center opened under the Romanian-American University with the support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation is the first of its kind in Romania, the Romanian-American University rector Ovidiu Folcut said.

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Azerbaijan could face drought danger in years to come

By AzerNews This year's drought will affect the future of Azerbaijan, National Academy of Science said.

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Azerbaijan met hottest days of the last 100 years

Umayra commented on the fact that the devices installed in various bus stops indicate high temperature Over the past day, the highest temperature was recorded in some parts of the country, especially in western regions.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

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Magnitude 4.7 earthquake hits Kyrgyzstan

Baku, Azerbaijan, August 21 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: An earthquake measuring 4.7 on the Richter scale was recorded in Kyrgyzstan on August 21, Kazakhstan's Seismological Expedition of the Science Committee under Education and Science Ministry reported.

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Heavy storm leaves five dead in Iran

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 21 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: At least five people were killed and 35 others injured during a storm that hit the Iranian south eastern province of Khuzestan.

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16 Failed Attempts Of Subversive Attack And 36 Casualties: M....

The Commander of the Defense Army of the Nagorno Karabakh Republic Movses Hakobyan finds that there is a special situation on the line of contact of the Karabakh-Azerbaijani opposing armies and highlights that the front units of the Defense Army managed to solve big issues with small groups and do it very successfully.

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