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Arrest of Azerbaijani scientist in Iran an unpleasant fact, minister

16.12.2009 19:43 GMT

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Arrest of Azerbaijani scientist in Iran an unpleasant fact, minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev.

Plan of measures on 20th anniversary of 20 January tragedy approved

16.12.2009 16:41 GMT

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Plan of measures on marking the 20th anniversary of 20 January tragedy approved.

Parliament finalizing law on compensation for industrial accidents

16.12.2009 16:18 GMT

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Azerbaijan's parliament is to give a second reading to a bill on one-off compensation payments for the victims of industrial accidents.

It is right policy to transfer the jail from Baku, official

15.12.2009 21:05 GMT

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It is right policy to transfer the jail from Baku,almost all jails are in Baku, chief of Justice Ministry’s Department.

Azerbaijan does not set any restrictions to observe municipal elections

15.12.2009 20:49 GMT

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News.Az interviews Rovzat Gasimov, chief of department of international ties of Azerbaijan’s Central Election Commission.

World Azerbaijanis Congress to hold events in US

15.12.2009 19:36 GMT

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World Azerbaijanis Congress is planning to hold different events on problems of Azerbaijan and the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict in the US in 2010.

Swiss economic secreteriat assisted to Azerbaijan for $60 million since 2001

15.12.2009 19:35 GMT

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State Secretariat for Economic Affairs of Switzerland (SECO) turned into the largest donor of technical assistance to Azerbaijani financial sector.

Municipal elections to be observed by more than 50 foreign representatives

15.12.2009 18:58 GMT

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Over 50 people have been registered in the Central Election Commission of Azerbaijan as foreign observers.

Caucasian Muslims Office issues fatwa on occasion of Maharram month

15.12.2009 18:12 GMT

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Caucasian Muslim Office’s Gazi Council issued fatwa on December 15 on the occasion of Muharram month.

December 23 declared nonworking in Azerbaijan

15.12.2009 18:03 GMT

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All election commissions are ready to voting.

Cases of child adoption by foreign families decline in Azerbaijan

15.12.2009 16:58 GMT

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Azerbaijani parliament joined the special convention, which considers controlling every step toward the adoption by foreigners.

58 families of Karabakh war invalids to get new flats

15.12.2009 15:48 GMT

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A residential house for 58 families of Karabakh war invalids is under construction in the Pirallahi settlement of Azizbeyov district of Baku.

Election Commission registers over 1,100 local observers for municipal elections

15.12.2009 14:22 GMT

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15,682 members for 1,718 municipalities will be elected during 23 December voting.

Exhibition in Slovenia to spotlight Azerbaijani mountain village

15.12.2009 13:54 GMT

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An exhibition entitled Welcome to Lahij will be held in the Slovene capital Ljubljana from 17 December to 10 January.

Baku to establish center for Down syndrome patients

14.12.2009 21:41 GMT

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Azerbaijan's State Oil Company plans major environmental clean-up in 2010

14.12.2009 21:26 GMT

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SOCAR plans to implement major environmental projects in 2010, according to Ecol Engineering.

Exit poll to be conducted at 17 constituencies

14.12.2009 20:55 GMT

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Results of the exit-poll shall be made public no earlier than 21:00 local time on December 23 and they shall not be used for agitation.

Water level drops in Kur river

14.12.2009 20:25 GMT

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The water flow in the Araz river decreased by 154 cu m/sec.

Azerbaijani President among top three CIS leaders whom Russians trust

14.12.2009 19:02 GMT

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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev is on the list of top three CIS leaders whom Russians trust.

Baku to host first children's forum

14.12.2009 18:58 GMT

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The first children's forum within the framework of the Year of Child will be held in Azerbaijan on 16-18 December.

National anti-smoking conference started in Baku

14.12.2009 18:50 GMT

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National Anti-Smoking Conference has started in Baku today.

Education websites to undergo filtration on 30 categories in Azerbaijan

14.12.2009 18:10 GMT

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The Council for Internet Use Affairs of the Ministry of Education of Azerbaijan has taken a decision to filtrate websites on 30 categories.

Special child protection departments needed in Azerbaijan

14.12.2009 18:09 GMT

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There is a need to create special child protection departments in Azerbaijan.

Embassies in Azerbaijan to present books to children's library

14.12.2009 17:54 GMT

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The embassies of foreign countries accredited in Azerbaijan will present books to the Republican Children Library.

Baku hosts event on Day of Nobel Award

14.12.2009 16:52 GMT

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The Russian information and cultural center of Baku hosted an event on occasion of the Day of Nobel Award.

Azerbaijan "an example of tolerance" for other European countries

14.12.2009 14:15 GMT

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Baroness Warsi, a member of Britain's House of Lords, has praised the Azerbaijani government's efforts to preserve tolerance in the country.

Ilham Aliyev visits memorial to National Leader Heydar Aliyev - PHOTOS

12.12.2009 22:46 GMT

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Six years have passed since Heydar Aliyev's death

12.12.2009 13:40 GMT

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Today commemorative events will be organized in all regions of Azerbaijan, as well as in the capital Baku.

International Junior Science Olympiad ends in Baku

11.12.2009 21:16 GMT

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Russia has topped the table at the International Junior Science Olympiad in Baku, winning six golds.

Azerbaijan supports development of archaeological and ethnographic science

11.12.2009 17:48 GMT

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Azerbaijan supports the development of the country's archaeological and ethnographic science.

Azerbaijani president opens new tunnel in Baku

11.12.2009 17:02 GMT

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President Ilham Aliyev has today inaugurated a tunnel at the crossroads of the Azadlyg and Ziya Bunyadov avenues.

OSCE's report on Combating Trafficking in Human Beings presented

11.12.2009 16:49 GMT

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OSCE participating States must commit resources and show the necessary political will to tackle human trafficking,Eva Biaudet told.

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