Ancient necropolis unearthed in Azerbaijan’s Shamakhy

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23.02.2017 14:06 GMT

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On February 26, the Moon on its orbital tilt is going to pass between the Earth and the Sun, causing the first solar eclipse of this year.

Five killed as avalanche hits house in Azerbaijan’s south

23.02.2017 14:03 GMT

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Five members of one family died after an avalanche hit their private house in Azerbaijan’s southern district Lerik, Habil Malikov, head of the district emergency situations commission, told APA’s local bureau.

Number of long-livers made public in Azerbaijan

23.02.2017 09:35 GMT

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The number of Azerbaijani citizens who reached 100 years of age has been made public.

Azerbaijani minister of education visits Turkey

22.02.2017 19:48 GMT

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Azerbaijan`s Minister of Education Mikayil Jabbarov is visiting Ankara, Turkey.

Witnesses testify in Akif Chovdarov’s trial

22.02.2017 19:15 GMT

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Baku’s Sabunchu district court on Wednesday continued the trial in the criminal case involving Major General Akif Chovdarov, former head of the main energy and transport security directorate under the liquidated Ministry of National Security (MNS) of Azerbaijan, and the others arrested alongside him.

Passengers to be fined for not fixing their safety belts in Azerbaijan

22.02.2017 15:41 GMT

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Main department of the State Police Office of Azerbaijan has clarified the issue of fines for unbuckled safety belts.

Azerbaijan celebrates Water Tuesday

21.02.2017 00:26 GMT

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Folk belief has it that the universe is made up of four elements - water, air, fire and earth.

Two of Azerbaijanis killed in bus crash in Turkey’s Igdir identified

20.02.2017 19:20 GMT

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Twenty-six Azerbaijani nationals have been injured as a result of the road accident in the Turkish province of Igdir, Azerbaijan’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Hikmat Hajiyev told APA on Feb. 20.

Body found in Caspian Sea identified as missing oil worker

19.02.2017 01:56 GMT

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The body found in the Caspian Sea was identified.

Coast guards find body in Caspian Sea

18.02.2017 10:43 GMT

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Coast guards found a body in the Caspian Sea, 1 mile from shore in Pirsaat territory of Garadagh district on Feb.17 at about 05:20 pm.

Number of Azerbaijani population announced

17.02.2017 17:06 GMT

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The population grew 104 400 people last year.

Avalanche hits mountainous road in Azerbaijan, access to 8 villages interrupted

17.02.2017 14:57 GMT

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An avalanche occurred on the mountainous Guba-Khinalig road in Azerbaijan Feb. 17, blocking the traffic and interrupting an access to eight nearby villages, APA’s local bureau reported.

Young Azerbaijani scientists to host first congress

17.02.2017 12:31 GMT

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Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) and the Ministry of Education will co-organize the first Congress of Young Scientists in October 2017.

State Committee: Some people growing abnormally religious in Azerbaijan

16.02.2017 14:51 GMT

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Some people are growing abnormally religious in Azerbaijan, said Gunduz Ismayilov, deputy chairman of the State Committee of Azerbaijan for Work with Religious Organizations.

Threat of explosion announced at metro station in Moscow

16.02.2017 12:10 GMT

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A threat of explosion has been announced at Novoslobodskaya metro station in Moscow, Russia.

Azerbaijani club's ex-president about shooting in Serbia

16.02.2017 10:50 GMT

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Yashar Rustamov, former Azerbaijani club president, who shot in Belgrade, Serbia as a result of conflict between the two groups, has already been discharged from hospital.

1,446 foreigners deported from Azerbaijan in January

16.02.2017 10:19 GMT

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49,107 applications by foreigners upon registration on place of stay were received during the last month.

Three killed after train hit car in Azerbaijan

15.02.2017 21:03 GMT

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Three people have been killed after a locomotive hit a car on the tracks in Saatli region of Azerbaijan.

School and street to be named after Azerbaijan's national hero

15.02.2017 14:36 GMT

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A school and a street will be named after Azerbaijan's national hero Chingiz Gurbanov.

"House of Azerbaijan" opens in Barcelona

14.02.2017 21:18 GMT

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An opening ceremony of the "House of Azerbaijan" took place in Barcelona.

Azerbaijan among 20 safest countries: Numbeo

14.02.2017 20:34 GMT

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Azerbaijan is 18th safest country among 125 countries in terms of crime index, according to a Numbeo report.

Utility costs of IDPs settled in dormitories to be paid by state

14.02.2017 19:48 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has signed a decree amending the presidential decree, dated 23 January 2017, on the determination of a unified monthly allowance for IDPs and persons equated to them.

Azerbaijani SEC sets dates for final exams for ninth graders

14.02.2017 19:37 GMT

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The first stage of final exams for the ninth grade students in Azerbaijan will be held on March 5, 12 and 18, the State Examinations Center (SEC) told APA.

Embassy: "All the Azerbaijani detainees in Derbent were released"

13.02.2017 22:10 GMT

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According to some Azerbaijani media outlets the Federal Migration Office of the Republic of Dagestan allegedly remanded more than 300 Azerbaijanis.

Cams in Baku capture woman in wedding gown walking alone at night - VIDEO

13.02.2017 14:05 GMT

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Members of Azerbaijan National Television and Radio Council appointed

10.02.2017 19:45 GMT

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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on appointment of members of the National Television and Radio Council, APA reports.

Azerbaijan deports 16 Arab tourists for violating hunting rules

10.02.2017 15:12 GMT

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Azerbaijan has fined and deported sixteen Arab tourists for violating hunting rules.

Azerbaijani military serviceman dies in avalanche

10.02.2017 11:26 GMT

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A soldier of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces Rustamov Ulvi Ahmad died when performing official duty, as a result of avalanche in Murovdagh.

Lapshin's mother: I beg you to pardon him!

09.02.2017 17:46 GMT

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Mother of blogger Alexander Lapshin extradited from Minsk to Baku, Bella Lapshina, has described her son's action as 'thoughtless'.

Belarus says fulfils int’l obligations by extraditing Lapshin

09.02.2017 14:32 GMT

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"Extradition is a purely legal issue."

Lapshin's mother to arrive in Baku

09.02.2017 11:23 GMT

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Alexander Lapshin's mother wishes to come to Azerbaijan to track the court trial over her son's case.

134 people killed, 473 injured in emergency situations in Azerbaijan last year

08.02.2017 19:16 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Emergency Situations has publicized the statistics of the emergency situations reported in the country in 2016.

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