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Azerbaijan's consul speaks at Los Angeles synagogue

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Depression to prevail over other diseases by 2020

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Azerbaijani deputies intend to ban prenatal gender identification

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Young activists allowed to meet with parents

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Azerbaijani minister meets UK Sport chief exec

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Shelters for little victims of human trafficking created in Azerbaijan

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Last swine-flu infected patient released from hospital in Azerbaijan

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Azerbaijan records 120 NGOs and 272 printed editions in 2009

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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

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President Ilham Aliyev visits Goranboy - PHOTOS

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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 - PHOTOS

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Azerbaijani students create association

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A founding session of the public association “Union of youth students’ organization of Azerbaijan” has been held in Baku.

Condition of Azerbaijan's children meets world average

20.11.2009 19:12 GMT

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The condition of Azerbaijani children corresponds to the world average according to studies conducted with the United Nations Children's Organization, UNICEF, MP Ziyad Samedzade has said.

Azerbaijan has full legislation on children's rights

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Legislation on children’s rights in Azerbaijan is complete, the country’s parliament speaker Oqtay Asadov has said.

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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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