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3 hrs ago | Trend

Media outlets face new tasks in current reality, top official says

Today, Azerbaijan is the only country where journalists are provided with apartments at the state's expense, Head of the Azerbaijani Presidential Administration Public and Political Issues Department, Ali Hasanov said.

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7 hrs ago | Institute for War and Peace Reporting

Azeris Shocked by Sectarian Attack

A clash in southern Azerbaijan in which a follower of the Salafi strand of Sunni Islam was attacked and forcibly shaved has raised fears of sectarian violence in this largely Shia state.

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11 hrs ago | Trend

Azerbaijani president reviews reconstruction work at Heydar Aliyev Park in Khizi

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has reviewed reconstruction work at the Heydar Aliyev Park as part of his visit to Khizi.

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12 hrs ago | Armenian Liberty

Karabakh Negotiators Hope For Fresh Armenian-Azerbaijani Summit

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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14 hrs ago | AkiPress

14:49 EBRD supports regulatory framework for mobile financial services in Tajikistan

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development is supporting the central bank of Tajikistan in creating a regulatory framework for mobile financial services in Tajikistan, which was launched as a pilot project today in Dushanbe.

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15 hrs ago | Groong

BAKU: Int'l fund urges ICRC to gain Azerbaijani hostages' speedy release

AzerNews, Azerbaijan July 21 2014 Int'l fund urges ICRC to gain Azerbaijani hostages' speedy release 21 July 2014, 12:58 By Jamila Babayeva The International Fund for Cooperation and Partnership of the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea expressed big concern over the fate of Azerbaijanis taken hostage by Armenian military in Kalbajar region.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Today.Az

Looking for place to be far from city hustle and bustle?

By AzerNews Tourists in Baku who prefer to take a rest in a place other than beaches are highly recommended to head off to Central Botanical Garden and Dendrology Institute to spend the hot days with pleasure and profits.

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American Library Association

Building a Pipeline to Education in Azerbaijan

There is money in Azerbaijan and plenty of it. Petroleum wealth mostly. Two-thirds of the country is rich in oil and natural gas, and Western companies are tapping oil fields in the Caspian Sea that the communist regime left untouched during the 70 years Azerbaijan spent as a part of the Soviet Union.

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Organizing EXPO-2017 in Kazakhstan to cost around $3 billion

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 21 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: The organization of the international exhibition EXPO-2017, which will be held in Kazakh capital in 2017, will cost about $3 billion, Chairman of the Board of Astana EXPO-2017 National Company Talgat Yermegiyayev told Forbes.kz in an interview.

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Today.Az

Rome hosts conference on Azerbaijan

A conference entitled "Azerbaijan on the focus: TAP pipeline - First European Games 2015" has been held in Rome on the occasion of the two years activity of Italy-Azerbaijan Trade Institute .

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The Miami Herald

Jovanovski advances in Azerbaijan

Mauricio Acevedo, executive vice president of LAPIZTA at his office in Doral. "If you don't have a sponsor or a rich father, LAPIZTA can be a component that can help you continue living your dream," co-founder Daniel Schachtel said.​ "> Mauricio Acevedo, executive vice president of LAPIZTA at his office in Doral.

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Azerbaijani president attends opening of a concrete plant in Baku

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the opening of Norm concrete plant in Garadagh District of Baku.

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AkiPress

15:35 Trade turnover between Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan in H1 equals $154 million

Volume of trade and economic turnover between Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan in June this year increased by 15.5% or $20.66 million compared to the end of May and made up $153.6 million, according to data of the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan.

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Iran's judiciary sentences a defendant to death by stoning

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 21 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: A local court in Iran's northern Mazandaran province has sentenced a defendant to death by stoning.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

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Armenian armed forces violate ceasefire with Azerbaijan 15 times over past 24 hours

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 21 By Ilkin Izzet - Trend: Armenian armed forces violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan in various locations on the contact line some 15 times over the past 24 hours, according to a message from the Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Groong

Turan: Rauf Mirkadirov Accused Of Transferring Data To Armenia Which Can Easily Be Found In Wikipedia

TURAN: RAUF MIRKADIROV ACCUSED OF TRANSFERRING DATA TO ARMENIA WHICH CAN EASILY BE FOUND IN WIKIPEDIA 19:34 18/07/2014 >> REGION "Suppose Rauf Mirkadyrov spied for the Armenians.

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SOCAR to complete construction of compressor station in Caspian Sea soon

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 19 By Emil Ismayilov - Trend: The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan is completing the construction of a compressor station for gas-lift oil production in the shallow part of the Guneshli field in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea.

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Today.Az

"Azerbaijan is not only an oil-rich country, it has an ancient history" - PHOTO

The Italian Notizie Geopolitiche website has posted an analytical article highlighting Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev's recent visit to the country, and hailing the role of Azerbaijan in the energy market of Europe.

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Today.Az

"Hollywood, meet Azerbaijan"

Washington Jewish Week newspaper has issued an article by Executive Director of the Washington D.C.-based Karabakh Foundation Diana Cohen Altman headlined "Hollywood, meet Azerbaijan".

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Near 5 mln of Iranians use WhatsApp and Viber

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 19 By Umid Niayesh - Trend: About 4.5 to 5 million of Iranian citizens use WhatsApp and Viber smart phone network applications, Iran's culture minister Ali Jannati said.

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