Ancient necropolis unearthed in Azerbaijan’s Shamakhy

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Allahshukur Pashazade meets with Georgian PM

22.04.2017 08:56 GMT

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Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO), Sheikh-ul-Islam Haji Allahshukur Pashazade met with Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili in Tbilisi on Friday.

Ilia II: Tolerance in Azerbaijan and Georgia is an example to other countries

21.04.2017 19:59 GMT

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Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II has hailed tolerance in Georgia and Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan to deploy 12,000 police during Islamic Solidarity Games

21.04.2017 19:32 GMT

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Azerbaijan is set to deploy 12,000 police to ensure security during the Islamic Solidarity Games, Interior Ministry Main Public Security chief Ogtay Karimov said at a board meeting at the ministry on Friday, APA reported.

Azerbaijan-German-Turkish Medical Congress gets underway in Baku

21.04.2017 16:51 GMT

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Azerbaijan-German-Turkish Medical Congress for surgery, oncology, gastroenterology, radiology and gynecology has kicked off in Baku.

Chairman of Caucasus Muslims Office to visit Georgia

20.04.2017 21:51 GMT

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A delegation led by Chairman of the Caucasus Muslims Office Sheikhulislam Allahshukur Pashazade will pay a visit to Georgia.

Landslide hits Azerbaijan’s Shamakhi, walls of two houses collapse

20.04.2017 20:27 GMT

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A landslide that occurred in Azerbaijan’s Shamakhi district on Thursday caused destruction to a total area of 2 hectares, APA reports.

Azerbaijan increasing fine for illegal child adoption

20.04.2017 19:10 GMT

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Azerbaijan is set to increase the amount of fine for illegal child adoption from 100-300 manats to 1,500-2,000, APA reported.

Russia’s richest Azerbaijani businessmen earn $5B, lose $300M

20.04.2017 12:25 GMT

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Forbes Russia has published ranking of the richest Russian businessmen.

IOM chief commends Azerbaijan`s migration management model

19.04.2017 23:00 GMT

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Director General of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) William Lacy Swing has hailed a model of managing migration problems applied in Azerbaijan as he met with chief of the country` State Migration Service Firudin Nabiyev in New York.

Azerbaijan: 62 killed, 212 injured in emergencies since early 2017

19.04.2017 20:00 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Emergency Situations has publicized the statistics of the emergencies recorded since the beginning of 2017.

Professor Nargiz Pashayeva awarded Nizami Ganjavi Gold Medal

19.04.2017 19:53 GMT

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Presidium of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) has announced the results of the ‘Nizami Ganjavi Gold Medal of the Republic of Azerbaijan’ contest.

Students admission plan to be determined by Cabinet of Ministers

19.04.2017 09:15 GMT

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The powers of the Cabinet of Ministers in the sphere of education have been expanded, APA reports.

Residents of the "Sovietski" addressed a letter to President Ilham Aliyev

17.04.2017 21:50 GMT

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Residents of the territory of Baku, called "Sovietski", addressed a letter to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, APA reports.

Number of Azerbaijani population announced

17.04.2017 15:33 GMT

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As of March 1, 2017 the number of Azerbaijani population increased 13,686 people or 0.1% to 9,832,667, the State Statistical Committee said.

Over 1,200-Azerbaijan related documents found in UK National Archives

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More than 1,200 documents relating to Azerbaijan`s history have been found in the National Archives of the United Kingdom, according to Nigar Maxwell.

Sheik-ul-Islam addresses letter to Christian religious leaders

15.04.2017 08:54 GMT

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Sheik-ul-Islam has addressed a letter to Christian religious leaders.

Fire occurs in Baby House, 18 babies rescued

14.04.2017 20:16 GMT

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A fire occurred in “Jirtdan” Baby House in Pirallahi, Baku, according to APA.

Azerbaijani parliament passes bill restricting tobacco use

14.04.2017 15:43 GMT

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The bill restricting tobacco use was discussed at the plenary session of Azerbaijan’s Milli Majlis (parliament) on Friday.

Azerbaijan to broadcast anti-smoking TV and radio programs

14.04.2017 12:06 GMT

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The programs shall be broadcast between 08:00am-11:00pm, while forty-five minutes of those programs shall be broadcast between 05:30pm-11:00pm.

Three people burned to death in car crash in Baku

14.04.2017 10:20 GMT

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Three people burned to death in a car collision in Baku early Friday morning.

'Touchscreen-toddlers' sleep less, researchers say

14.04.2017 09:25 GMT

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Toddlers who spend time playing on smartphones and tablets seem to get slightly less sleep than those who do not, say researchers.

Baku Court rejects Alexander Lapshin’s complaint

13.04.2017 20:28 GMT

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Baku Court of Appeal at a session has considered the complaint of the detained blogger Alexander Lapshin regarding the Apr. 7 decision of Baku City Nasimi District Court to prolong his detention term for three months, Trend’s correspondent reported from the session.

More than half of Baku residents eat fast food

13.04.2017 16:51 GMT

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ACT Azerbaijan presents results of the survey it conducted on December 24th – January 3rd in Baku.

New institutions of social services created in Azerbaijan

13.04.2017 10:06 GMT

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Azerbaijani Prime Minister Artur Rasizadeh has signed a decision on the establishment of new social service institutions under the State Social Protection Fund of the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population.

‘European Days’ to be held in Azerbaijan’s Lankaran

12.04.2017 23:23 GMT

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‘European Days’ will be held in Azerbaijan’s Lankaran district on May 6-7.

Criminal case opened over building collapse in Baku

12.04.2017 19:15 GMT

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A criminal case has been initiated in connection with the collapse of a building in Baku, Eldar Sultanov, spokesperson for the Azerbaijani Prosecutor General’s Office told APA.

Two dead, four injured after building under construction collapses in Baku

12.04.2017 17:08 GMT

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One of the injured was rendered first aid at the scene, three others were taken to the Baku Clinical Medical Center.

Building under construction collapses in Baku, causalities reported

12.04.2017 16:43 GMT

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Rescuers have pulled one dead body out from the rubble so far.

A group of Azerbaijani peacekeepers seen off to Afghanistan

12.04.2017 15:45 GMT

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The peacekeeping contingent of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces has been serving under the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan since November 20, 2002.

A group of Azerbaijani peacekeepers seen off to Afghanistan

12.04.2017 15:45 GMT

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The peacekeeping contingent of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces has been serving under the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan since November 20, 2002.

Submission of applications for higher schools ends

12.04.2017 00:16 GMT

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Submission of documents for the I-V specialty groups in higher education institutions and secondary specialized educational institutions on the basis of secondary education expires today, APA reports.

Azerbaijan SEC announces results of first stage of master exams

11.04.2017 20:30 GMT

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The State Examination Center (SEC) of Azerbaijan has announced the results of the first stage of entrance exams held on April 9 for master’s degree of Azerbaijan’s universities and Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS).

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