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Intergovernmental social protection seminar starts in Baku

19.11.2009 17:27 GMT

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11th seminar organized by German Pension Insuarance Department and State Sosial Protection Fund of Azerbaijan (SSPF) started here, on November 18.

Car accident rate fell by 2% in Azerbaijan

19.11.2009 15:47 GMT

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The State Statistics Committee of Azerbaijan has reported of decline of road traffic accident in the country.

Azerbaijan sees slight fall in crime figures

19.11.2009 15:19 GMT

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Some 68% of reported crimes have been solved in Azerbaijan this year, while the number of crimes reported in October has dropped, according to the State Statistics Committee.

Azeri secondary schools need improved certificates

18.11.2009 20:50 GMT

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The certificate given to Azerbaijani school leavers should be broken down into different categories, Education Minister Misir Mardanov said on Wednesday.

Printing & packaging exhibition to be held in Iran

18.11.2009 19:48 GMT

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OSCE to assign 10,000 euros for Azerbaijani NGOs, mass media and scientific community

18.11.2009 19:08 GMT

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OSCE begin implementing a program of civil activity on security and environment in Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan’s Association of Women Journalists discusses impact of drugs on genofond

18.11.2009 18:09 GMT

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Baku hosted a conference on “Impact of drugs on the genofond: foreign and local experience”.

New Azadlig Prospekti metro station to be opened in Baku

18.11.2009 17:02 GMT

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Baku Metro plans to open a new metro stop after mid-December, 2009, said Taghi Ahmadov, Chief of Baku Metro.

Students Union developing in Azerbaijan

18.11.2009 16:59 GMT

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An organization is being set up to unite all students in Azerbaijan, Students Union leader Shahin Ismayilov has said.

“Azerbaijan. Between West and East” book presented in Moscow

18.11.2009 15:46 GMT

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An event on the National Revival Day was held in Azerbaijani embassy in Russia.

Budapest hosts “Azerbaijan-Hungary: dialogue of cultures” Conference

18.11.2009 13:14 GMT

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The next section of the 4th International Scientific Conference from the series “Azerbaijan-Hungary: dialogue of cultures” is being in Budapest, press service of the State Committee on Work with Diaspora told.

Call for defamation in Azerbaijan to be decriminalized

17.11.2009 23:30 GMT

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A conference on libel and freedom of expression has made a number of recommendations to improve the work of the media in Azerbaijan, first amongst them the decriminalization of defamation.

Children under 15 not to be attracted to forced labor in Azerbaijan

17.11.2009 21:48 GMT

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The changes to the Family Code of Azerbaijan ban attracting children under 15 to forced labor, as stated during the sitting in the parliamentary committee on public policy of Azerbaijan.

Azeri human rights activist urges pardon for journalist

17.11.2009 21:37 GMT

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The Public Committee under Azerbaijan's Ministry of Justice has appealed to President Ilham Aliyev to pardon imprisoned journalist Mushvig Huseynov.

Ilham Aliyev inaugurates residential building for IDPs - PHOTOS

17.11.2009 21:15 GMT

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Azerbaijan to celebrate new state holiday

17.11.2009 20:08 GMT

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Social Policy Committee of Milli Majlis, the Azerbaijani parliament, discussed draft law on amendments to the Labor Code.

Baku hosts conference titled “Migration and human trafficking”

17.11.2009 20:05 GMT

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The US and UN human rights organizations and Azerbaijani government co-organized Monday a conference entitled “Migration and human trafficking”.

No swine flu infected patients in Azerbaijan

17.11.2009 19:33 GMT

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Azeri traffic police take delivery of first helicopter

17.11.2009 18:35 GMT

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Azerbaijan's State Road Police are continuing work to improve their vehicles and equipment.

Azeri president inaugurates residential building for IDPs

17.11.2009 17:30 GMT

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended inauguration of a 9-storey residential building for 369 internally displaced families in Binagadi district of Baku.

Azerbaijan, Georgia interested in peaceful settlement of all problems – Hidayat Orujev

17.11.2009 17:12 GMT

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During meeting Orujev and Iliya II paid a special attention to further deepening and strengthening of cultural and spiritual ties between Azerbaijan and Georgia.

Several innovations expected within the framework of e-school project

17.11.2009 16:01 GMT

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“The said project is currently implemented at two schools – No 23 and the European lyceum” , head of the Baku Educational Department Nailya Rzakuliyeva said.

Azeri plane makes forced landing in Baku

17.11.2009 15:41 GMT

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No one was hurt when an Azerbaijani cargo plane flying to Afghanistan had to make an emergency landing on Monday evening.

Conference on justice for children started in Baku

16.11.2009 20:30 GMT

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An international conference on “Justice for children: legislation and its application” has started today here bringing together parliamentarians and international and local justice experts.

Four-part film about Azerbaijan broadcasted in Korea

16.11.2009 18:51 GMT

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The production unit of EBS TV channel of the Republic of Korea visited Azerbaijan on September 25 – October 15 with the support of Azerbaijani embassy in Korea.

Azeri Parliament can pass a bill on national minorities

16.11.2009 18:48 GMT

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The Azerbaijani parliamentarians start backing more and more the idea of country’s acceding to the Council of Europe Framework for the Protection of National Minorities.

Young Azeris set up Scandinavian organization

16.11.2009 17:04 GMT

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Azerbaijani young people living in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Finland have set up the Daght-Scandinavian bureau of the World Azerbaijani Youth Solidarity Organization.

Azerbaijan launches avian flu monitoring

16.11.2009 15:50 GMT

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The State Veterinary Service under the Ministry of Agriculture is launching monitoring to reveal avian flu in the country.

Azerbaijan keen to promote inter-faith dialogue

16.11.2009 14:49 GMT

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News.Az interviews Elchin Askerov, deputy chairman of Azerbaijan's State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations.

10,000 residents have returned to Aghdam last years: Misir Mardanov

16.11.2009 11:09 GMT

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10,000 residents have returned to Aghdam in the recent years, Education Minister Misir Mardanov told journalists concerning the outcomes of his visit to Aghdam and Berde.

Azerbaijan contributes to actions against global warming - MP

14.11.2009 16:41 GMT

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Azerbaijan contributes to combat against global warning, MP Elmira Akhundova said.

Only one swine flu patient remains in hospital in Azerbaijan

14.11.2009 16:22 GMT

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One more patient infected with swine flu was discharged from hospital today, the Azerbaijani Health Ministry's public health chief, Viktor Gasimov, has said.

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