773 children adopted in Azerbaijan last year

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Alexander Lapshin meets his mother

24.03.2017 22:13 GMT

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Blogger Alexander Lapshin has met his mother.

Body found in Caspian Sea identified: Headquarters

22.03.2017 20:19 GMT

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The body found in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea on March 20 has been identified as Guloglan Zulfugarov (born in 1965), who had gone missing in the accident that took place in December 2016 at an oil-gathering station of the Oil and Gas Production Department named after N. Narimanov of Azneft Production Union, the headquarters told APA on March 22.

Imprisoned blogger Lapshin has no complaints about detention conditions

21.03.2017 21:01 GMT

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Officials of the Russian Embassy in Azerbaijan met with the imprisoned blogger Alexander Lapshin, the embassy’s press attaché Denis Apashkin said.

Spring comes to Azerbaijan

20.03.2017 19:03 GMT

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Spring came to Azerbaijan on March 20 at about 2:29 pm, Shamakhi Astrophysics Observatory named after N.Tusi told APA.

Azerbaijani man, sentenced to life in 2007, gets sentence reduced

16.03.2017 19:31 GMT

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Azerbaijani citizen Zakir Nasirov (born in 1947), who was jailed for life by the country’s Court of Grave Crimes on 16 January 2007, has had his prison term reduced to 15 years upon the presidential order on pardon, APA reported.

Metro station "28 May" is open to passengers after smoke prevented

15.03.2017 21:34 GMT

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Part of Baku’s metro underground train service was disrupted on Monday night because of smoke between “28 May” and “Ganjlik” metro stations.

Body recovered from Caspian Sea identified as missing Azerbaijani oilman

15.03.2017 20:27 GMT

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The body found off the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea on March 13 has been formally identified Ramiz Abbasov (born in 1970).

Coulthard: Audience to witness tough competition at F1 race in Baku

15.03.2017 19:25 GMT

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David Coulthard, the famous Formula 1 racing driver from the UK, says there is a lot of progress in the preparatory work for the next Formula 1 race in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku.

Five women die of carbon monoxide poisoning in Azerbaijan

15.03.2017 14:22 GMT

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Five women have died of carbon monoxide poisoning in a rented apartment in the town of Khirdalan, Azerbaijan’s Absheron district, the district police department told APA on Wednesday.

Leyla Aliyeva attends presentation of “Azerbaijan. Saving gazelles” documentary

14.03.2017 22:46 GMT

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A presentation of “Azerbaijan. Saving gazelles” documentary has been held in Baku, Trend reports.

Azerbaijan celebrates Last Tuesday before Novruz Holiday

14.03.2017 00:06 GMT

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Azerbaijan is celebrating the Last Tuesday (Ilakhir Chershenbe) of Novruz Holiday.

State Security Service eliminates firearm smugglers

10.03.2017 22:19 GMT

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Suspects Azer Huseynov and Ali Islamov, using firearms in a residential area, provided armed resistance.

Two injured in grenade blasts in Azerbaijan's Ismayilli

10.03.2017 22:11 GMT

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An explosion occurred in the teahouse in Ismayilli, APA’s regional bureau reports.

Azerbaijani parliament to discuss bill prohibiting smoking in public places

10.03.2017 17:36 GMT

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A bill prohibiting smoking in public places in Azerbaijan was discussed Friday at a joint meeting of the parliament’s Labor and Social Policy Committee and Human Rights Committee.

MP: Posting comments on social networks should require ID card registration

10.03.2017 14:27 GMT

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"It is not right to earn points by delivering hasty information to the public."

Helicopter crashes in Istanbul

10.03.2017 14:11 GMT

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Rescue teams, including fire squads have been dispatched to the accident site.

Professional Intellectual League to be created

10.03.2017 12:30 GMT

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The Khazar Intellectual Youth Club launches the Professional Intellectual League in ‘What? Where? When?’ game.

Minibus involved in fatal road accident in Baku operated illegally - ministry

09.03.2017 19:15 GMT

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Ministry of Transport, Communication and High Technologies has released statement on accident occurred on the Baku-Sumgayit highway today.

Criminal case initiated over fatal road accident in Baku

09.03.2017 17:52 GMT

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The accident happened early Thursday morning as a Ford Transit minibus hit a parked ZIL truck at the roadside.

Defendants in ‘MNS case’ plead not guilty

09.03.2017 15:08 GMT

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The trial will continue later in the day.

Minibus-truck collision leaves 2 dead, 10 injured on Baku-Sumgayit highway

09.03.2017 10:28 GMT

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2 students died and up to 10 people were injured in the traffic accident occurred on Baku-Sumgayit highway, APA reports.

Azerbaijani husband donors his kidney to wife on March 8

08.03.2017 10:51 GMT

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Azerbaijani resident Amin Guliyev has made an unusual present to his wife.

Today marks International Women’s Day

08.03.2017 00:23 GMT

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International Women's Day (IWD), originally called International Working Women's Day, is celebrated on March 8 every year.

Azerbaijan celebrates Wind Tuesday

07.03.2017 00:46 GMT

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The wind is blowing in Baku today as Azerbaijan celebrates Wind Tuesday, the third of four Tuesdays in the run-up to the Novruz spring holiday.

Tariff Council determines exam entry fees - LIST

06.03.2017 22:02 GMT

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Tariff Council determined the rates for participation in entrance examinations.

Tariff Council approved fee for entrance exams

06.03.2017 21:09 GMT

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The Tariff (Price) Council of Azerbaijan has set tariffs for paid services of the State Examination Center in connection with the admission of students, APA reports.

Two earthquakes recorded in Azerbaijan

06.03.2017 11:46 GMT

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An earthquake measuring 3.8 magnitude struck Azerbaijan’s Kalbajar district on Monday, the Republic Seismic Service Center told APA.

One more corpse found in Azerbaijani sector of Caspian Sea

04.03.2017 17:21 GMT

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The body of a man was found in the section of the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea, not far from the oil-gathering station #3 of Azneft Production Union’s Oil and Gas Production Department named after Narimanov, where a deadly accident had happened.

Russian ombudsperson to ask Azerbaijani counterpart to meet Lapshin

03.03.2017 17:55 GMT

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Alexander Lapshin is a citizen of several countries and has had a criminal conspiracy with Armenians living in the occupied Azerbaijani territories.

Azerbaijan Pardon Commission reviews over 600 applications

03.03.2017 17:16 GMT

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The Pardon Commission under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan held the next meeting.

About 900 Azerbaijanis joined IS terrorists in Syria, Iraq – SSS chief

03.03.2017 12:36 GMT

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Many of them were killed during the fighting.

Kaspersky Lab says Azerbaijan underwent over 2.2 milllion cyber attacks in 2016

03.03.2017 12:28 GMT

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In 2016, Azerbaijan-based companies underwent over 2.2 million cyber attacks, of which 84% were recorded in Baku, Kaspersky Lab reported.

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