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Over 900 kg of drugs seized this year in Azerbaijan

27.10.2009 19:21 GMT

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Law-enforcement agencies confiscated more than 908 kg of drugs in Azerbaijan in the first nine months of 2009, a hefty 60.8 per cent increase on the same period last year.

Azerbaijani parliament approves report on combating human trafficking

27.10.2009 18:05 GMT

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Azerbaijan's parliament, the Milli Majlis, has approved the report by the national coordinator for combating human trafficking, Deputy Interior Minister Vilayat Eyvazov.

State Border Service of Azerbaijan rescues wrecked Russian ship

27.10.2009 16:14 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s ships "Ayla" and "Avior" rescued the Russian motor vessel "Phili" owned by Arkhangelsk-based Vagna Shipping Ltd.

Sixty-five detained for human trafficking in Azerbaijan this year

27.10.2009 15:35 GMT

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66% questioned in Azerbaijan consider that new law not conform to European education system

27.10.2009 13:09 GMT

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Asking to the question «Does the law meet the requirements of integration into European system?» 66% respondents answered negatively.

Azerbaijani border guards neutralized illegal sturgeon fishing group on the Caspian

27.10.2009 13:06 GMT

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A criminal group seriously damaging bio-resources of the Caspian Sea by illegal fishing of sturgeon was detained on October 22 by the State Border Service of Azerbaijan, press service of the Service told.

New small settlements for 1,479 families of internally displaced persons to be built in Azerbaijan

27.10.2009 13:02 GMT

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An extended meeting of collegiate organ of the State Committee of Azerbaijan Republic on Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons’ Affairs took place.

Presidential decree regarding National Flag Square in Baku made public

27.10.2009 12:47 GMT

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President Ilham Aliyev issued an Executive Order on extra measures for acceleration of works at the construction site of the National Flag Square in Baku.

Seventy-one cases of human trafficking registered in Azerbaijan this year

26.10.2009 20:21 GMT

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Seventy-one cases of human trafficking have been registered and 18 groups neutralized in Azerbaijan so far this year, the national coordinator to combat human trafficking has reported to parliament.

480 Azeri students to contest for SOCAR scholarship

26.10.2009 18:13 GMT

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The Azerbaijan Student Admission Commission (TQDK) is to conduct test exams for scholarship from the State Oil Company (SOCAR).

Azerbaijani population reached 8.97 million people with 0.9% rise since early 2009

26.10.2009 16:45 GMT

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State Statistics Committee of Azerbaijan has announced number of inhabitants in Azerbaijan as of 1st October 2009.

Azerbaijan to switch to daylight saving time

24.10.2009 15:10 GMT

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Clocks in Azerbaijan will go back one hour at 05:00 local time on 25 October.

Crisis hotline for young people in Azerbaijan

24.10.2009 14:03 GMT

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A crisis hotline was opened for psychologically-social assistance to the young People in Azerbaijan.

Lifers appeal to Azerbaijani president to commute their sentences

24.10.2009 13:20 GMT

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Life prisoners held in Azerbaijan's Gobustan jail have appealed to President Aliyev to commute their sentences, the prisoners’ relatives say.

Azeri ministry weighs environmental impact of proposed waste incinerator

24.10.2009 12:54 GMT

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The Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of Azerbaijan will complete by the end of the month its response to the environmental impact assessment report on a waste incinerator to be built in Baku.

Workshop on social entreprise to be held in Azerbaijan

23.10.2009 13:18 GMT

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A workshop on developing social enterprise will be held in Baku on 27 October.

“Childhood Technologies” charity event to be held in Baku

23.10.2009 13:09 GMT

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Mehriban Aliyeva: Even the best orphanages will never substitute a family

22.10.2009 20:56 GMT

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Azeri National Broadcasting Council, Radio France Internationale discuss broadcasting

22.10.2009 20:07 GMT

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Azerbaijani parliament worried over delays with edition of National Encyclopedia

22.10.2009 19:52 GMT

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The Azerbaijani parliament is worried over delays with publication of national Encyclopedia.

Minister tells child welfare conference of progress in tackling poverty in Azerbaijan

22.10.2009 18:36 GMT

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Labour and Social Protection Minister Fizuli Alakbarov has addressed the National Conference on Child Welfare Reform in Azerbaijan.

National conference on child welfare reform begins in Baku

22.10.2009 17:55 GMT

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MP Mehriban Alilyeva, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, addressed the conference on Thursday.

17 221 crimes committed in Azerbaijan in past nine months

22.10.2009 14:43 GMT

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17 221 crimes were committed in Azerbaijan over the past nine months, the State Statistics Committee reports.

British Council declares John Smith Fellowship Programme 2010

22.10.2009 13:20 GMT

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The British Council is inviting applications to participate in the John Smith Fellowship Programme 2010 (the application process is administered by the British Council on behalf of the John Smith Memorial Trust).

Azerbaijan's National Security Ministry dismisses report of spy arrest in Armenia

21.10.2009 20:17 GMT

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Azerbaijan, Korea discuss prospects for educational cooperation

21.10.2009 17:35 GMT

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Azerbaijan`s Minister of Education Misir Mardanov has met Head of section for education abroad at the Korean Ministry of Education Sin Kang Tak to explore prospects for deepening the bilateral educational cooperation.

Heydar Aliyev’s memorial opened in Tbilisi

21.10.2009 14:48 GMT

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Azerbaijani national leader Heydar Aliyev’s granite memorial plaque was installed at the Heydar Aliyev Avenue in Tbilisi, spokesman for the Azerbaijan’s embassy in Georgia Shovgi Mehdizadeh.

Doctors in Azerbaijan to pass certification every five years

20.10.2009 21:29 GMT

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The parliament has approved amendments and alterations to the law "On the status of interior troops", "On entrepreneurship" and "On state duties".

Unexploded warhead found near school in south-west Azerbaijan

20.10.2009 16:13 GMT

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The warhead was found during construction work near secondary school No1 in Terter District.

Title of a Heroine Mother to be revived in Azerbaijan

19.10.2009 21:08 GMT

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The State Committee on Problems of Families, Women and Children suggests reviving the Heroine Mother title.

Baku to host 2nd Caspian international protection, safety and rescue exhibition

19.10.2009 20:24 GMT

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The 2nd Caspian International Protection, Safety and Rescue Exhibition, CIPS-2009, will be held in Azerbaijan`s capital in November, bringing together companies from Azerbaijan, Turkey, Japan, Russia and Ukraine.

Congress and General Assembly of European Fair Play Movement wraps up in Baku

19.10.2009 19:34 GMT

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The 15th Congress and General Assembly of the European Fair Play Movement have ended in Baku.

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