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3 hrs ago | Trend

Survey says over 70% of young Azerbaijanis inspired by Baku 2015 European Games

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 20 Trend: Thousands of young Azerbaijanis are excited at the opportunity to volunteer at the Baku 2015 European Games, new research has revealed.

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3 hrs ago | CNN

Azerbaijan: Human rights defender Rasul Jafarov writes from prison protesting his innocence

"In the past 2-3 years everyone was asking half-joking, half-serious, when I was going to be arrested.

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6 hrs ago | Today.Az

Azerbaijan, Turkey join efforts to cope with seismic issues

By AzerNews Azerbaijan and Turkey have decided to set up an international network for seismic studies, Director of the Regional Information Technologies Academy Tofig Babayev said.

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8 hrs ago | Trend

Islamic State takes region back to the Middle Ages

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 20 By Claude Salhani - Trend: The group known as the Islamic State that is fighting to install an Islamic Caliphate in Syria and Iraq - as a first step to expanding that caliphate - has made time travel a possibility.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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Azerbaijan Detains Activists Amid Karabakh Tensions

AZERBAIJAN DETAINS ACTIVISTS AMID KARABAKH TENSIONS Eurasia Review Aug 19 2014 By Shahla Sultanova Human rights defenders believe Azerbaijan's government is using heightened tensions around Nagorny Karabakh as an excuse to clamp down on civil society activists, using accusations of treason to turn ordinary people against them.

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List Of Political Prisoners In Azerbaijan Is Published

LIST OF POLITICAL PRISONERS IN AZERBAIJAN IS PUBLISHED Today - 12:51 19/8/14 List of political prisoners in Azerbaijan is published, www.nhc.no writes about this.

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Architect Online

The Evil of Banality and How Architects Can Fight It

What we are confronting is the evil of banality. That is the point I have been trying to make in the wake of Peggy Deamer's resurrection of the "starchitecture" debate .

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Trend

French company Thalys to modernize Baku Metro's control system

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 19 By Emil Ismayilov - Trend: Baku Metro CJSC and the French company Thalys inked a contract on supply of equipment for control and signalling system of the Baku Metro.

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Today.Az

President orders allocation of funding for construction of highway in Khachmaz

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order on allocation of the funding for the construction of Dalghal?-Nabran-Tel highway in Khachmaz District.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Groong

Azerbaijan Serious Challenge To Regional Peace - Armenian MP

ARMENIAN MP 13:30 * 18.08.14 In an interview with Tert.am, a lawmaker of the ruling Republican Party of Armenia, Samvel Farmanyan, addressed the recent developments in the Nagorno-Karabakh peace process, as well as the controversial strategic cooperation declaration signed between the Azerbaijani president and the Italian prime minister .

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Daily Mail

Sebastian Shakespeare: What crisis? Blair's on another luxury freebie

As Britain is dragged ever deeper into the Iraq crisis and peace talks resume over Gaza, some might expect Tony Blair to be spending every waking hour desperately seeking solutions.

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Trend

GDP growth hit 4 percent in Kazakhstan in January - July

Baku, Azerbaijan, August 18 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: GDP growth hit 4 percent in Kazakhstan in January - July 2014, Kazakhstan Today reported on August 18. It was announced by Chairman of Kazakh Statistics Committee Alikhan Smailov at the briefing in the Central Communication under Kazakh President.

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Book dedicated to Azerbaijani culture to be released in Germany

A book dedicated to the Azerbaijani national culture and cuisine will be published in Germany for the first time in German and English, the State Committee for Work with Diaspora told Trend on Aug. 18. The project is implemented in cooperation with the Committee and the Congress of European Azerbaijanis.

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Today.Az

Azerbaijan's borders vigilantly guarded

By AzerNews Azerbaijan State Border Forces marks the anniversary of the Border Guard establishment on August 18. Border control is one of the main guarantors of sovereignty of each country and state border forces of Azerbaijan have successfully met the challenge so far.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Trend

Strong quake jolts western Iran

Baku, Azerbaijan, Aug. 18 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale hit the Mormouri city in the western Iranian province of Ilam on Aug 18. The tremor occurred at 7:02 local time , according to a report from the seismography center affiliated with Tehran University Geophysics Institute, Iran's State IRINN TV ... (more)

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Today.Az

Azerbaijan tested its S-300 and S-125 missile systems - PHOTOS

Azerbaijan's Air Force has conducted its exercises in accordance with the plan under the supervision of Azerbaijani Defense Minister, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov, the Defense Ministry said.

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Groong

Caucasian deal: oil against Nagorno-Karabakh?

On the night of August 1, a shootout was five dead on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border twelve Azerbaijanis and three Armenian soldiers.

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Urge Calif. Senators to Pass Artsakh Self-Determination Measure

Urge Calif. Senators to Pass Artsakh Self-Determination Measure Friday, August 15th, 2014 http://asbarez.com/126017/urge-calif-senators-to-pass-artsakh-self-determination-measure/ Urge Calif.

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Italy's position in harmony with that of European Union - Italian MFA

Italy's position in harmony with that of European Union - Italian foreign office's statement on Nagorno-Karabakh 13:17 * 16.08.14 Below is a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy: On the occasion of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev's visit to Rome, July 14, Italy and Azerbaijan agreed to adopt a joint declaration with the intent ... (more)

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

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BAKU: French MP Sends Inquiry To His Country's Foreign Minister On Karabakh

FRENCH MP SENDS INQUIRY TO HIS COUNTRY'S FOREIGN MINISTER ON KARABAKH APA, Azerbaijan Aug 15 2014 [ 15 August 2014 16:18 ] "I asked the minister whether they're planning to take any steps to speed up resolution of the conflict relying on international rules and justice by means of peace and negotiations" Baku - APA.

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