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Azerbaijan’s railroad intensifies work due to revealed A/H1N1 inflection

04.11.2009 21:48 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s railway company has intensified its activity due to the revealed case of A/H1N1 infection in Azerbaijan, according to spokesman for the company Nadir Azmamedov.

Baku to host conference on interreligious dialogue

04.11.2009 21:20 GMT

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The aim of the conference is to develop an interreligious dialogue through exchange of views and discussions of urgent issues.

Use of biogas offered as alternative fuel in Azerbaijan

04.11.2009 20:24 GMT

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Public process grows to support development of alternative energy in Azerbaijan.

Higher schools of Azerbaijan to be disinfected against swine flu

04.11.2009 19:40 GMT

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Higher schools of Azerbaijan will also be disinfected against the swine flu, assistant health officer Akif Ahmadbayov told.

Azerbaijan's Transport Ministry says public no longer concerned over road project

04.11.2009 19:37 GMT

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Azerbaijan's Transport Ministry has managed to allay public concern over the requisition of land needed for the Alat-Astara highway project, Deputy Minister Musa Panakhov has said.

Health Ministry issues statement on reports about cholera germs in schoolchild

04.11.2009 18:52 GMT

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The Republican Hygienic and Epidemiological Center issued statement denying reports about the finding of cholera germs in schoolchild hospitalized on October 25.

“Dialogue among civilizations: View from Azerbaijan” to be held in Baku

04.11.2009 18:13 GMT

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An event on the 40th anniversary of the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) will be held in Azerbaijan’s capital, Foreign Ministry’s press service told.

Azerbaijan records another case of swine flu

04.11.2009 16:14 GMT

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A spokesman for Azerbaijan's Health Ministry, Anar Kadirli, told News.Az that Azerbaijan has recorded another case of swine flu.

Azerbaijan to send aid to Ukraine to tackle swine flu

04.11.2009 15:12 GMT

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Azerbaijan will send a cargo plane carrying humanitarian aid to help Ukraine tackle its swine flu pandemic.

58% of Azerbaijan pensioners reside in rural area

04.11.2009 15:07 GMT

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The Azerbaijani State Social Protection (DSMF) attracted the citizens of the country, who are engaged in farming, to compulsory state social insurance system.

International education exhibition to be held in Baku

04.11.2009 15:03 GMT

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"International Education Exhibition - 2009" will be opened in Baku on November 7, Youth and Sport Ministry’s press service told.

Swine flu threat has no impact on transport between Azerbaijan and Ukraine

03.11.2009 20:33 GMT

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Azerbaijan has not followed other countries in imposing restrictions on travel to Ukraine because of the spread of swine flu there.

World Health Organization to send vaccine against swine flu to Azerbaijan

03.11.2009 19:18 GMT

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170,000 doses will be sent to Azerbaijan

Days of CIS youth to be held in Azerbaijan

03.11.2009 19:13 GMT

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2009 was declared the Year of Youth in the CIS area by decision of the CIS Prime Ministers Board, the news service for Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Youth and Sport has reported.

MP calls for review of Azerbaijan's law on ethnic minorities

03.11.2009 18:49 GMT

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The law "On support for ethnic minorities in Azerbaijan" should be reviewed in the light of the current situation, Mikhail Zabelin, a member of parliament and head of the Russian community of Azerbaijan, told a press conference on Tuesday.

Azerbaijani schools to stiffen control over pupils’ health

03.11.2009 16:28 GMT

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Ombudsman initiates project of stepwise teaching children’s rights

03.11.2009 15:55 GMT

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Ombudsman Elmira Suleymanova initiated the introduction of the project of stepwise teaching of children’s rights in three secondary schools of the capital city, the news service for the Ombudsman’s office has said.

SOCAR increased gas supplies to Azerbaijani market

03.11.2009 14:18 GMT

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The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) has increased gas supplies to country’s domestic market.

Azerbaijani women in Europe to establish association to propagandize national culture

03.11.2009 14:14 GMT

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The Association of the Azerbaijani women’s organizations of Europe will be established in late November in Germany, according to member of the Netherlands Writers’ Union Gulshan Kazimova.

Ilham Aliyev at Baku State University - PHOTOS

03.11.2009 13:22 GMT

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‘School of Young Russian Language Teacher’ to be organized in Azerbaijan

02.11.2009 21:02 GMT

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A scientific-methodic event for Russian language and literature teachers is to be held in Azerbaijan from 8 to 13 November.

Armenian, Turkish, Azerbaijani youth meet in Kars

02.11.2009 20:02 GMT

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Turkish organization Kuzey Doğa Derneği (Northern Nature Association) has organized a meeting of Armenian, Turkish, Azerbaijani and Georgian students in Kars.

Republican Anti-Plague Station calls on Azerbaijani citizens not to travel to countries with “swine flu” infection

02.11.2009 19:42 GMT

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The Republican Anti-Plague Station recommends to the Azerbaijani citizens not to travel to the countries where AH1N1 (“swine flu”) cases were identified, the stations’ assistant director Shair Gurbanov told.

2010 state budget to allocate 14 mln AZN on mortgage lending

02.11.2009 18:53 GMT

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The draft law “On 2010 state budget of Azerbaijan” will allocate 14 mln AZN on social mortgage lending.

Azerbaijan passes Reproductive Health Strategy for term until 2015

02.11.2009 18:31 GMT

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A reproductive health seminar is taking place in St Petersburg from 1 to 4 November with support of the Office for Wastern Europe and Central Asia of the United Nations Fund for Population Activities.

Azeri President attends ceremony to mark 90th anniversary of Baku State University

02.11.2009 18:13 GMT

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Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev has attended a solemn ceremony to mark the 90th anniversary of the Baku State University, BSU.

Azad Rahimov: About 3 mln AZN spent for social mortgage lending in Azerbaijan

02.11.2009 17:53 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Youth and Sports stresses the need for reduced mortgage lending in Azerbaijan.

Caucasian Muslims Office prolongs term of Hajj application

02.11.2009 17:27 GMT

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The term of application for Hajj pilgrimage has been prolonged, spokesperson for Caucasian Muslims Office Rahima Dadashova told.

Azeri schools disinfected against "swine flu"

02.11.2009 16:23 GMT

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410 schools in Baku, Sumgayit and Ganja were disinfected against the "swine flu" threat, department chief of the Republican Hygienic and Epidemiological Center Ziyaddin Kazimov told.

Azeri president grants awards to Baku State University employees

02.11.2009 14:31 GMT

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed a regulation to grant the Shohrat award to the employees of the Baku State University for contribution to the development of education and science.

University rector: Azerbaijan's education system has improved far less than expected

02.11.2009 13:10 GMT

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News.Az interviews the rector of Khazar University in Baku, Professor Hamlet Isakhanli, on the current state of education in Azerbaijan.

Disinfection of Azerbaijani secondary schools against swine flu starts

31.10.2009 15:36 GMT

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Disinfection of the secondary schools of Baku, Gandja and Sumgayit against A/H1N1 (swine flu) has started today.

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