Martyred Azerbaijani soldier laid to rest

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25.01.2017 10:47 GMT

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Autism symptoms improve after fecal transplant, small study finds

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Azerbaijan sees rise in its population

24.01.2017 10:10 GMT

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Azerbaijan president signs decree determining monthly allowance for IDPs

23.01.2017 19:44 GMT

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Azerbaijan offers Iran help in aftermath of Tehran building collapse

23.01.2017 14:15 GMT

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Insured part of labor pensions in Azerbaijan to be indexed

21.01.2017 22:08 GMT

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Azerbaijan increases minimum monthly salary

21.01.2017 21:47 GMT

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Belarus to extradite Alexander Lapshin to Azerbaijan

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Azerbaijan honors 20 January victims with minute of silence

20.01.2017 12:06 GMT

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Azerbaijan has held a minute of silence to pay tribute to the January 20 victims.

About 12,000 crimes committed last year in Azerbaijani capital

19.01.2017 19:18 GMT

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Bloody clothes of 20 January martyrs still remain: CMO

19.01.2017 12:43 GMT

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Blood-stained clothes of the martyrs of the 20 January tragedy have been kept so far, said Fuad Nurullayev, deputy chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO).

Azerbaijan’s entry ban on citizens involved in terrorism abroad lawful

19.01.2017 12:33 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s entry ban on citizens involved in religious extremism and terrorist activities abroad is a legal step, Mubariz Gurbanli, chairman of the country’s State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations, told APA on Thursday.

Media accreditation for Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games starts

16.01.2017 19:28 GMT

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Media accreditation for the Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games started on January 16.

Azerbaijan revokes citizenship of 58 people involved in terrorism abroad

16.01.2017 19:24 GMT

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Five deans of Azerbaijani University of Languages sacked

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Five deans of the Azerbaijani University of Languages have been removed from their duty.

Azerbaijani employee of French Embassy in Baku awarded Medal of Honor

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Zemfira Guliyeva who worked in French Embassy in Baku for 25 years was awarded with the Medal of Honour of the French Foreign Affairs Ministry.

Trial proceeds for Azerbaijani ministry’s ex-official charged with embezzlement

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Azerbaijan considers changing adoption rules

13.01.2017 19:03 GMT

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Azerbaijan is considering changing adoption rules.

Azerbaijani ferry prepares for safe mooring after smoke appears in engine room

12.01.2017 20:50 GMT

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Smoke formation took place on Azerbaijani ferry named after Academician Zarifa Aliyeva on Jan. 12 afternoon, the Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping press service reported.

Cargo ship on fire in Caspian Sea, helicopter involved in fire-fighting

12.01.2017 16:24 GMT

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A fire broke out in the engine room of a cargo ship in the Caspian Sea on Jan. 12, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Emergency Situations told APA.

Low-income Azerbaijanis living abroad to get social benefits

12.01.2017 15:34 GMT

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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed a decree entrusting the country’s State Committee on Work with Diaspora with providing social assistance to low-income Azerbaijanis living abroad, APA reported.

Delegation of CoE Secretariat visits Azerbaijani General Prosecutor's Office

11.01.2017 21:30 GMT

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Deputy Prosecutor General of Azerbaijan Namig Asgarov has met Philippe Boillat, Director of the Directorate General of Human Rights and Legal Affairs of the Council of Europe and Director on Political issues Alexander Guessel.

A new fire broke out at a gas pipeline in Sangachal

10.01.2017 22:45 GMT

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A new fire broke out at a gas pipeline in Sangachal settlement of Azerbaijan’s Garadagh district, the head of the Oilmen’s Rights Protection Committee Mirvari Gahramanli said, APA reports.

Al Jazeera broadcasts video about Karabakh horses

10.01.2017 22:15 GMT

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Al Jazeera continues its series of reports on Azerbaijan. Next reports highlights Karabakh horses of the country.

Azerbaijan to host European Youth Olympic Festival

10.01.2017 19:01 GMT

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Azerbaijan will host the European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) in 2019, said Janez Kocijancic, acting president of the European Olympic Committees (EOC), at a press conference in Baku Jan. 10.

No criminal case against Azerbaijani ANS management

09.01.2017 21:57 GMT

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No criminal case has been filed against the management of the ANS Independent Broadcasting and Media Company, the license of which was revoked, Eldar Sultanov, head of the press service of Azerbaijani Prosecutor General’s Office, told Trend Jan. 9.

Iranian Embassy opens a book of condolences

09.01.2017 12:00 GMT

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Iranian Embassy in Azerbaijan will launch a book of condolences on the occasion of death of former president Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.

Foreigners to use passports for paying penalties electronically

07.01.2017 16:47 GMT

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According to decision of the Board of the State Migration Service on amendments to “Administrative regulations on online payment of penalties”, in case of violation of migration laws in Azerbaijan, the foreigners and persons without citizenship will be able to use passports for paying penalties electronically.

Armed incident took place in “Demirchi Tower”, Baku

07.01.2017 16:40 GMT

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An armed incident took place in “Demirchi Tower” business center in Baku on Jan.7.

Action Plan for marking anniversary of 20 January tragedy approved

06.01.2017 20:04 GMT

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The head of the Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan Ramiz Mehdiyev approved the “Action Plan for marking the twenty seventh anniversary of the 20 January tragedy."

Son of ex-Azerbaijani police officer suspected of murder recalled from army

06.01.2017 18:56 GMT

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Aghajavad Javadzade, son of a former police officer (Rovshan Javadov) who was suspected of murdering a citizen (Elchin Gasimov), faces charges under Article 307.3 (concealment a grave crime) of Azerbaijan’s Criminal Code.

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