Unexploded ordnances and mine explosions in Azerbaijan killed 532 people

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04.12.2009 19:17 GMT

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According to regional forecasts by 2010 the level of the Caspian Sea may rise 70-80 cm.

Azerbaijan will celebrate new state holiday

04.12.2009 19:11 GMT

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Bill on “Amendments and annexes to the Labor Code” has been discussed and adopted in the parliament today.

Amendments introduced to Azerbaijan’s Labor Code

04.12.2009 19:09 GMT

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The Azerbaijani parliament has introduced amendments to the labor code envisioning the responsibility of people attracting teenagers to labor.

Azerbaijan plans to create an information base on children

04.12.2009 18:41 GMT

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Law on domestic violence to strengthen families

04.12.2009 18:07 GMT

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The law on domestic violence will promote not the rise in the number of divorces, but the strengthening of families.

Azerbaijan’s Education Minister calls Georgia "an ally in the South Caucasus"

04.12.2009 17:44 GMT

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"I have recently been in Georgia and familiarized with the state of Azerbaijani schools.

Azerbaijan registered increase in crimes committed by women

04.12.2009 16:55 GMT

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Crimes committed by women increased in Azerbaijan, official says.

Baku citizens say they are well informed about "swine flu"

04.12.2009 16:49 GMT

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New synagogue to be built in Baku

04.12.2009 15:40 GMT

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A new synagogue will be built in Baku in the area called Beshmertebe (five-storey building).

Situation with swine flu under control in Azerbaijan

04.12.2009 14:03 GMT

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No Azerbaijani pilgrim among victims of terror act in Syria

03.12.2009 21:36 GMT

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US families present more appeals about adoption of Azerbaijani children

03.12.2009 20:42 GMT

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Families from the United States apply more frequently than other foreigners for adopting a child.

National park to be extended

03.12.2009 19:16 GMT

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In the near future the Seaside boulevard will extend to 26 kilometers in Bibieybat and Zikh.

6th International Junior Science Olympiad - PHOTOS

03.12.2009 18:28 GMT

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23.9% of pensioners in Azerbaijan receive disability benefits

03.12.2009 17:18 GMT

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Azerbaijan has marked the International Day of Disabled Persons.

6th International Junior Science Olympiad started in Baku

03.12.2009 17:14 GMT

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6th International Junior Science Olympiad started in Baku on Thursday.

Armenians continue poisoning Kura and Araz rivers

03.12.2009 16:19 GMT

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Clinic on children’s rights to hold round table on suicide among children

03.12.2009 16:10 GMT

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The Clinic on children’s rights will hold a round table on “Causes of suicide among children” on 11 December.

11,389 facts of violence over women were registered in Azerbaijan

03.12.2009 16:02 GMT

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Law on domestic violence against women necessary in Azerbaijan

02.12.2009 21:30 GMT

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There is a need to adopt a law “On combat with domestic violence against women” in Azerbaijan, said vice speaker of parliament Bahar Muradova.

Number of centers for domestic violence victims to rise in Azerbaijan

02.12.2009 19:42 GMT

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Violence against women resulted with 16 death cases in Azerbaijan this year

02.12.2009 18:49 GMT

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Death toll rose to 16 over the past ten months of this year, said Deputy Prosecutor General of Azerbaijan.

Winter boulevard to be constructed in Baku

02.12.2009 18:31 GMT

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The Baku executive power is currently dealing with this issue.

Veronika Kotek: Problem of violence against women exists in Europe too

02.12.2009 17:50 GMT

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“Prevention of violence against women is a great problem in the world.

Deputy minister: People studying abroad must work in Azerbaijan

02.12.2009 17:01 GMT

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Problems appeared in Azerbaijani schools in Georgia: education minister

02.12.2009 16:41 GMT

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Misir Mardanov said that the Azerbaijan President rendered constantly assistance to Azerbaijani schools in Georgia.

Azerbaijani - Israeli relations developed rapidly: Mountain Jews community Head

02.12.2009 16:23 GMT

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News.Az interviews Semen Ikhiilov , head of the Mountain Jews community of Azerbaijan.

President inspects reconstruction works at Academic Drama Theater

02.12.2009 13:44 GMT

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Ilham Aliyev has visited the Azerbaijan State Academic National Drama Theater in the center of capital Baku to see ongoing reconstruction work.

Ilham Aliyev inspects construction works at Carpet Museum

02.12.2009 13:33 GMT

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President Ilham Aliyev has inspected construction work at a new building of the Azerbaijan State Museum of Carpet and National Applied Arts.

Azerbaijan to have five nonworking days at New Year

01.12.2009 21:40 GMT

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Five days have been declared nonworking on occasion of the New year and Day of Solidarity of World Azerbaijanis.

Azerbaijan's weather to be around seasonal norm in December

01.12.2009 21:21 GMT

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Temperatures in Azerbaijan will be around the seasonal norm in December, while rainfall in some regions may be above average, the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources' meteorology department reported on Tuesday.

MP says smoking in public places to be prohibited

01.12.2009 20:09 GMT

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I am against smoking in public places and I consider it should be banned in Azerbaijan and seriously controlled like in most developed countries, MP Mubariz Gurbanly told.

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