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14.11.2009 15:47 GMT

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The ruling party New Azerbaijan proposes innovations to the established system of pension and social maintenance in the country.

Azerbaijan introduces marital agreement

14.11.2009 15:12 GMT

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Azerbaijani parliament’s committee on social policy is preparing alterations to the Family Code.

Azeri broadcasting council criticizes TV and radio programming

14.11.2009 13:01 GMT

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Nushiravan Maharramli, chairman of Azerbaijan's National Broadcasting Council, has criticized the quality of light entertainment programmes on Azerbaijani TV and radio.

Azerbaijan to receive extra swine flu drugs

14.11.2009 12:53 GMT

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The World Health Organization (WHO) is to send extra anti-viral drugs to Azerbaijan.

Russian ambassador Dorokhin awards Azeri veterans of Afghanistan

14.11.2009 12:51 GMT

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Russian ambassador Vladimir Dorokhin has awarded a group of Azerbaijani veterans of Afghanistan war with medals.

Pipers to march through Baku's Old City to celebrate St Andrew's Day

13.11.2009 21:31 GMT

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St Andrew's Day will be celebrated ahead of schedule this year in Baku.

Every thousand of pensioners to account for one ATM in future – Salim Muslimov

13.11.2009 21:30 GMT

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In the future every thousand of pensioners will account for one ATM, chairman of the State Fund of Social Protection Salim Muslimov has said.

1,700 IDP families to get their houses in 2009

13.11.2009 21:07 GMT

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The State Committee for Refugee Affairs of Azerbaijan is to continue next year work on re-settlement of internally displaced persons.

All frontline educational facilities to have Internet

13.11.2009 18:46 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s Education Minister Misir Mardanov has visited the frontline villages of the Aghdam region.

“Justice for children” International conference to be held in Baku

13.11.2009 18:20 GMT

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An international conference “Justice for children: legislation and its application” organized by Azerbaijani Parliament, UNICEF and Azerbaijan Lawyers Confederation will be held in Baku, from November 16-17.

Azerbaijan is a best place to discuss Intercivilizational and Interreligious realtions: Kuwait's newspaper

13.11.2009 18:18 GMT

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The Kuwait Times daily has published an article about a Baku-hosted conference, calling the country “a unique venue to discuss inter-civilizational and interreligious dialogue”.

Iran refuses to bail Azerbaijani scientist

13.11.2009 17:59 GMT

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Iranian investigators are refusing to release Azerbaijani scientist Rashid Aliyev on bail.

Uniforms to be introduced at Baku and Sumgayit schools

13.11.2009 16:01 GMT

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The Baku Educational Department has started to create a single model of uniform for pupils.

Azeri government has spent $2.9 bn on the solution of the problems of the refugees

13.11.2009 12:55 GMT

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Azerbaijani government has spent $2.9 billion on the maintenance of the refugees and IDPs and solution of their social problems, chairman of the State Committee on Work with Refugees and IDPs Ali Hasanov said.

Azerbaijan's unemployment rate not to top 6% by year end

12.11.2009 21:53 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Labor and Social Protection does not see any fatal changes on the labor market.

Museum to be constructed in place of Guba mass grave

12.11.2009 21:15 GMT

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It is planned to initially allocate AZN 1 million for the construction of the museum in Guba mass grave site, the witness of the genocide committed by Armenians in 1918, MP Yevda Abramov told.

SOCAR and BP-Azerbaijan’s employees receive state awards

12.11.2009 19:54 GMT

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SOCAR president Rovnag Abdullayev noted that the 15th anniversary of the “Contract of the Century” and the 60th anniversary of “Oil rocks” had been marked in the past months.

Students educated abroad to teach in local universities

12.11.2009 18:10 GMT

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Milli Majlis holds on debates on the Bill on Azerbaijan State Budget 2010.

Treatment of some flu infected patients ends in Azerbaijan

12.11.2009 16:28 GMT

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Several more persons infected with A/H1N1 virus (swine flu) will be discharged from hospital in Azerbaijan today, chief of sanitary-epidemiological sector of Health Ministry Viktor Gasimov told.

Positive migration balance increased 2.5 fold

12.11.2009 15:33 GMT

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The State Statistics Committee of Azerbaijan reports of essential growth of country’s attractiveness for living for foreign citizens.

Ilham Aliyev signs order to improve power supply in capital

12.11.2009 15:31 GMT

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed an executive order on some measures to improve power supply in Baku.

Azerbaijan marks Day of Constitution

12.11.2009 14:51 GMT

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The Constitution of Azerbaijan adopted in 1995 is the first Constitution of Independent Azerbaijan.

Young activists Emin Milli and Adnan Hajizade sentenced

11.11.2009 21:35 GMT

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Young activists Emin Milli and Adnan Hajizade were sentenced on Wednesday.

Human Rights Activist requests meeting with imprisoned Azerbaijani scientist

11.11.2009 21:14 GMT

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Human right activist Chingiz Ganizade has applied to the Iranian ambassador to Azerbaijan due to the case of Rashid Aliyev, an Azerbaijani scientist and laser specialist Rashid Aliyev.

Baku Health Department says no need to wear protective masks in Baku

11.11.2009 20:33 GMT

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There is no need to wear respiratory masks against A/H1N1 (swine flu) virus in Baku, head of acute respiratory viral infections department of Hygiene and Epidemiological Center of Baku Health Office Elmira Aliyeva said.

Azerbaijan to buy swine flu identifying facilities from US

11.11.2009 18:45 GMT

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The State Customs Committee will buy US facilities defining body temperature at a distance, committee chairman Aydin Aliyev has said.

Germany’s environment purification technology presented in Baku

11.11.2009 17:20 GMT

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A business forum on environment purification technologies from Germany has started in Baku today.

Azerbaijan reports one more case of swine flu infection

11.11.2009 16:22 GMT

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One more person has been tested positive for A/H1N1 (swine flu) in Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan offers to host Islamic countries' summit

11.11.2009 15:00 GMT

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Azerbaijan has proposed holding a summit of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC)in Baku in 2014, Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has said.

Sanitary control in trains intensified due to swine flu

10.11.2009 21:35 GMT

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The Azerbaijan Railway Company has developed a set of prophylactic measures to intensify anti-swine flu actions.

Inmates of children’s homes to be placed in jobs

10.11.2009 18:55 GMT

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There are many orphans in the country that are brought up at children’s homes and they need support in their further life when they come of age: State Committee for Problems of Family, Women and Children.

New priest takes over as head of Catholic Church in Azerbaijan

10.11.2009 18:19 GMT

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Pope Benedict XVI has appointed Father Vladimir Fekete to head the Catholic mission in Baku.

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