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16.11.2009 17:46 GMT

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Azerbaijan's Press Council seeks the release of journalists who are in prison, council chairman Aflatun Amashov has said.

Azerbaijan needs law on defamation

16.11.2009 17:42 GMT

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The Council of Europe's special representative in Baku, Veronika Kotek, has said that Azerbaijan needs to adopt a law on defamation.

Azeri ruling party seeks to boost women's representation in local elections

16.11.2009 16:43 GMT

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Women make up 30 percent of the candidates nominated for the local elections by the New Azerbaijan Party (YAP).

Azerbaijani leadership is not against adoption of law "On defamation"

16.11.2009 16:33 GMT

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The Azeri government is not against the adoption of the law "On defamation" provided that it does not cause damage to journalist activity.

Postponement of Azeri parliamentary elections out of question

16.11.2009 16:24 GMT

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Ali Hasanov, head of the public and political department at the Azerbaijani presidential administration, has said it is absurd to talk about postponing the parliamentary polls.

USA ready to help on Karabakh

16.11.2009 16:14 GMT

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The USA is hoping for rapid progress in the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the former US ambassador to Azerbaijan and Turkey, Ross Wilson, told APA news agency's correspondent in Washington.

Brussels to host Eastern Partnership forum with Azerbaijan’s participation

16.11.2009 15:19 GMT

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The first session of the forum of civil community within the framework of the EU program of Eastern Partnership will be held in Brussels on November 16-17.

EU conflict experience could be useful for Karabakh conflict: EU Special Representative

16.11.2009 15:04 GMT

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EU Special Representative on the South Caucasus Peter Semneby began his visit to Azerbaijan from Ganja.

Azerbaijan keen to promote inter-faith dialogue

16.11.2009 14:49 GMT

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News.Az interviews Elchin Askerov, deputy chairman of Azerbaijan's State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations.

Armenians violate ceasefire again

16.11.2009 14:13 GMT

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Armenia has to develop relationship with Azerbaijan

16.11.2009 13:48 GMT

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A Tbilisi-based researcher has commented for Turkey's Hurriyet Daily News on the difference in popular attitudes towards the Armenian-Azerbaijani and Georgian-Russian conflicts.

Azeri MP: Iran pursues two goals by abolishing visas with Azerbaijan

16.11.2009 13:24 GMT

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The unilateral abolition of visas for Azeri citizens by the Iranian government is motivated by both political and economic factors, MP Aydin Mirzazade said.

Azeri soldiers to attend events within the framework of documents signed with NATO

16.11.2009 11:20 GMT

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Events will be held within the framework of the Partnership for Peace and individual action plan signed between Azerbaijan and NATO, press service of Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told.

Kuwaiti professors visited Center of Strategic Studies of Azerbaijan

16.11.2009 11:14 GMT

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Professors of the Kuwait University’s department of social sciences Mohammad al-Sayed al-Salim, Haile al-Magaimi and Hussain ar-Rass visited the Azerbaijan Center of Strategic Studies.

OSCE Office in Baku will organize three information sessions on non-interference in elections

14.11.2009 15:51 GMT

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OSCE Office in Baku will organize three information sessions on non-interference in elections in Baku, Shirvan and Ganja on 16 November - 18 November.

Turkish minister: "Azerbaijan should believe Premier Erdogan"

14.11.2009 15:32 GMT

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Armenians violate ceasefire in several directions

14.11.2009 15:01 GMT

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Armenian armed forces violated ceasefire in several directions.

Azerbaijanis ready to return to Nagorno-Karabakh

14.11.2009 14:57 GMT

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News.Az interviews Mehdi Abdullayev, chairman of the coordinating council of the Azerbaijani Community of Nagorno-Karabakh.

If CIS members are offered EU membership, they would have to leave the CIS

14.11.2009 14:33 GMT

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News.Az interviews Professor Margot Light, Dept of International Relations & Centre for the Study of Global Governance, London School of Economics.

Military expert: Trainings of Armenian armed forces is a provocation

14.11.2009 14:05 GMT

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Military expert Uzeir Jafarov commented on the conduction of military exercise of the Armenian armed forces in Aghdam calling them "low-grade".

Ilham Aliyev's official visit to Bulgaria - PHOTOS

14.11.2009 13:53 GMT

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Thirty political parties to contest Azeri local elections

14.11.2009 13:41 GMT

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The deadline for the submission of documents by candidates in the Azeri local elections fell at 18.00 local time on 13 November, the Central Election Commission reports.

Ilham Aliyev ends his visit to Bulgaria

14.11.2009 04:14 GMT

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has ended Friday evening his working visit to Bulgaria.

Two documents signed during Azeri president’s visit to Bulgaria

13.11.2009 21:55 GMT

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today arrived in Bulgaria for a working visit.

Baku's frustrations with Ankara may give Russia new opening in Azerbaijan

13.11.2009 21:06 GMT

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News.Az interviews Sabina Freizer, director of the Brussels-based International Crisis Group's Europe programme.

Azeri MP: Parliamentary elections cannot be postponed

13.11.2009 20:53 GMT

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News.Az interview with Asim Mollazade, deputy of Milli Medjlis and chairman of the Democratic Reforms Party.

Armenian army holds military exercises in occupied territories of Azerbaijan

13.11.2009 20:48 GMT

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Armenian Armed Forces have begun military exercises in the occupied territories of Aghdam again.

It is very good that a neighbor, friendly state, Iran, decides to abolish the visa regime unilaterally: Azeri political scientist

13.11.2009 20:33 GMT

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News.Az Interviews political scientist Fikret Sadikhov on last decision of Iranian government to abolish visa system with Azerbaijan.

Ankara, Baku need to stand together against outside forces

13.11.2009 19:33 GMT

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The USA and Russia do not want Turkish-Azerbaijani relations to be strengthened, the head of a Turkish think-tank has said.

Azeri MP criticizes Turkey-Armenia protocols

13.11.2009 18:38 GMT

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Azeri MPs addressed a conference on Turkish-Azerbaijani relations at the 21st Century Turkey Institute in Ankara on Friday.

Azeri MP suggests postponing parliamentary elections

13.11.2009 18:29 GMT

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MP Aydin Hasanov has proposed postponing the parliamentary elections due to be held in Azerbaijan in 2010.

Turkish Ambassador to U.S.: We will always continue to keep Azerbaijan’s interests a priority

13.11.2009 15:29 GMT

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"Turkey will always continue to keep Azerbaijan’s interests a priority.

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