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Azerbaijani minister meets UK Sport chief exec

23.11.2009 21:00 GMT

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Azerbaijani state committee backs bill on domestic violence

23.11.2009 20:06 GMT

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Shelters for little victims of human trafficking created in Azerbaijan

23.11.2009 19:07 GMT

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Medvedev, Putin to receive miniature books from Azerbaijan as a present

23.11.2009 18:25 GMT

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Special presents have been made for Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin at the opening of the Russian Book House.

Last swine-flu infected patient released from hospital in Azerbaijan

23.11.2009 17:13 GMT

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Over 500 Azerbaijani students receive education abroad under state programs

23.11.2009 16:53 GMT

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Russian Book House opened in Baku

23.11.2009 16:46 GMT

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Scottish pipers celebrate St Andrew's Day in Baku - PHOTOS

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Azerbaijan records 120 NGOs and 272 printed editions in 2009

21.11.2009 16:49 GMT

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The number of NGOs as integral parts of the modern society and contributors to democratic strengthening and development continues to grow in Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijani president declared one of most influential world Muslim leaders

21.11.2009 15:38 GMT

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“Start” student film festival to start in Baku

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Results of a pilot e-education project in universities announced

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Presentation of pilot programs within project “Institutional development of e-education in the Caucasus & development of human resources” has been held in Baku.

Young Azeris should study languages, technology

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Azerbaijani students create association

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Condition of Azerbaijan's children meets world average

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Azerbaijan has full legislation on children's rights

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BP Azerbaijan social investments have totaled $2.38 mln

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Number of children at Azerbaijani children homes declines

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President Ilham Aliyev inaugurates Ujar-Yevlakh highway - PHOTOS

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Ex-ambassador meets Azeri scientist detained in Iran

20.11.2009 02:23 GMT

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Baku's former ambassador to Iran, Abbasali Hasanov, has met Azerbaijani scientist Rashid Aliyev, who is being held in jail in Tehran.

Azeri president opens new road

20.11.2009 02:03 GMT

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Head of Committee on work with religious structures ends his visit to Georgia

19.11.2009 21:09 GMT

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Chairman of Azerbaijan State Committee on Work with Religious Structures Hidayat Orujev, who is visiting Georgia, met with vice-speaker of Georgian parliament Fridon Todua.

WHO sends extra Tamiflu sufficient for treatment of 38700 people against swine flu

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Women account for slight drop in Azerbaijan's jobless total

19.11.2009 20:29 GMT

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As of 1 November, 42,183 people were registered unemployed in Azerbaijan, a fall of 769 over the past month, the State Statistics Committee reports.

Baku hosts conference "Anti-corruption reforms in Azerbaijan: forward view"

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Anti-Corruption Commission and Council of Europe held a conference "Anti-corruption reforms in Azerbaijan: forward view".

His Grace Alexander: Azerbaijanis have successfully fitted in present-day Russia’s life

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News.Az interview with His Grace Alexander, Episcope of Baku and Caspian Eparchy.

20th anniversary of UN Convention on the Rights of the Child celebrated in Baku

19.11.2009 18:45 GMT

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Event on the 20th anniversary of UN Convention on the Rights of the Child was held in Baku.

World Azerbaijanis Congress representation in Russia passes registration

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First children’s forum of Azerbaijan to take place

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