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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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Azerbaijan has revoked the citizenship of 58 people involved in religious extremism and terrorist activities abroad, APA cited Firudin Nabiyev, head of the country’s State Migration Service, as saying on Monday.

Five deans of Azerbaijani University of Languages sacked

16.01.2017 17:39 GMT

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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

14.01.2017 09:32 GMT

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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

13.01.2017 19:23 GMT

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The Baku Court of Grave Crimes on Friday continued the trial in the criminal case involving Vidadi Zeynalov, chief of the Office of the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies, and other people arrested alongside him.

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.

CMO chairman sends letter to Syrian mufti

06.01.2017 18:53 GMT

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Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO), Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazade has sent a letter to Sheikh Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun, the Grand Mufti of Syria, in order to clarify the authenticity of the statement made on behalf of the latter regarding the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

Video recorders to be mounted on ambulance vehicles in Azerbaijan

06.01.2017 16:04 GMT

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"Video recorders will be installed outside and inside ambulance vehicles in Baku."

National search system to be created in Azerbaijan

06.01.2017 09:40 GMT

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Azerbaijani IT companies are ready to provide necessary assistance in creation of the national search system.

Azerbaijani businessman not allowed to leave separatist-controlled Ukraine city

05.01.2017 16:35 GMT

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An Azerbaijani businessman and his children are not allowed to leave the Ukrainian city of Krasnyi Luch, controlled by the unrecognized Luhansk People's Republic.

Two Azerbaijani citizens injured in Istanbul terrorist attack

01.01.2017 22:00 GMT

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Two Azerbaijani citizens including a man and woman were injured in a deadly terrorist attack in Istanbul early Sunday, Hikmat Hajiyev, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry spokesman, told APA.

No need for new TV channels in Azerbaijan: NTRC

30.12.2016 19:39 GMT

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There is no need to launch new television channels in Azerbaijan, Nushiravan Maharramli, chairman of the National Television and Radio Council (NTRC), told APA on Friday.

Helicopter rescues two fishermen from sinking boat: Azerbaijani MES

30.12.2016 19:31 GMT

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The Crisis Management Centre of Ministry of Emergency Situations (MES) on Friday received information that two fishermen were trapped in a sinking boat after engine failure in the sea 14 km from the coast in Goradil settlement of Absheron district.

The year 2016 will be one second longer

29.12.2016 23:57 GMT

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Do you think 2016 has seemed unusually long? An international agency has decided to make it even longer.

Heydar Aliyev Foundation distributes gifts to low-income families

29.12.2016 21:56 GMT

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The project was implemented in partnership with State Oil Company of Azerbaijan.

Emergencies ministry shifts to enhanced working mode

29.12.2016 12:35 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Emergency Situations has shifted to enhanced working mode in order to prevent possible emergencies or eliminate their consequences in a timely manner on the Day of Solidarity of World Azerbaijanis (31 December) and during New Year’s Eve celebrations.

Azerbaijani Minister of Justice meets Russian Commissioner for Human Rights

28.12.2016 23:08 GMT

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Azerbaijan`s Minister of Justice Fikrat Mammadov has met Commissioner for Human Rights of the Russian Federation Tatyana Moskalkova, who visited Baku to attend “Multiculturalism and human rights: equality, cooperation and development” conference.

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