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World marks International Children's Day

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International Children's Day is observed every June 1.

Azerbaijani MPs vote for bill increasing fines in Criminal Code

31.05.2017 16:23 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s lawmakers on Wednesday discussed a bill increasing fines on a number of articles of the Criminal Code.

Prosecutor General's Office comments on journalist Afgan Mukhtarli’s detention

31.05.2017 12:44 GMT

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The Prosecutor General's Office of Azerbaijan has shed light on the issue of the detention of journalist Afgan Mukhtarli.

Three inmates die in Azerbaijan

31.05.2017 12:32 GMT

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Three inmates died of disease in Azerbaijan.

Book by Erdogan’s advisor on Armenian issue presented in Baku

30.05.2017 22:38 GMT

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The Azerbaijani translation of the two-volume book by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s advisor Dr. Seyit Sertcelik, titled “In the light of Russian and Armenian sources: The emergence of the Armenian question, 1678-1914”, was presented in Baku on Tuesday.

One police officer dead, several others injured in car crash in Baku

30.05.2017 11:35 GMT

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A police officer was killed and several others were injured after a police car collided with a Porsche in front of a SOCAR petrol station.

Azerbaijan increases fine for dismissing pregnant women

30.05.2017 10:01 GMT

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The proposed changes to the Tax Code provide for the fine in the amount of 2000 to 3000 manats.

Ancient necropolis unearthed in Azerbaijan’s Shamakhy

27.05.2017 18:39 GMT

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An ancient 3-ha large Necropolis dating back to Late Antiquity has been unearthed in the Demirchi village of Azerbaijan’s Shamakhy district.

No provocation attempts made during Baku 2017

27.05.2017 11:13 GMT

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"There were no provocation attempts during the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games."

Madat Guliyev: We neutralize spies in Azerbaijan

27.05.2017 09:38 GMT

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Chairman of the State Security Service (SSS), Lieutenant-General Madat Guliyev stated commenting on operation provided against several servicemen in the Azerbaijani Army.

Holy month of Ramadan begins

27.05.2017 09:07 GMT

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Eid al-Fitr will be will celebrated on June 26 – the 1st of Shawwal with the appearance of moonrise in our territory.

Moon to come closest to Earth today

26.05.2017 17:17 GMT

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The moon will come closest to Earth on May 26 (357,209 kilometers), Azerbaijani National Sciences Academy told APA.

21-year-old Azerbaijani woman joins IS

26.05.2017 16:38 GMT

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A Russian citizen of Azerbaijani origin joined the Islamic State.

Baku residents refuse to host wedding parties during holy Ramadan month

26.05.2017 14:08 GMT

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“ACT Azerbaijan” presents results of the survey conducted in Baku city on April 19th – May 1st.

Romania’s Pitesti University wants to have more students from Azerbaijan

26.05.2017 00:05 GMT

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Romanian University of Pitesti intends to increase the number of students from Azerbaijan, vice rector of the university, Professor Emanuel Soare told Trend at the Romania-Azerbaijan Interuniversity Forum in Baku May 25.

Headquarters: Another body found in Caspian Sea

25.05.2017 19:17 GMT

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Another man’s body has been found in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea, the headquarters, created in connection with the accident that took place on December 15 last year at the oil-gathering station #3 of the Oil and Gas Production Department named after N. Narimanov of Azneft Production Union, told APA.

Azerbaijani president approves Regulation on 'Subsidized housing' system

24.05.2017 20:02 GMT

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President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has issued a decree on approval of Regulation on the 'Subsidized housing' system.

Baku Olympic Stadium named best in the world

24.05.2017 14:57 GMT

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The World Congress of Stadiums-2017 was held in the capital of Qatar Doha.

Ramadan to start on May 27 - FATWA

24.05.2017 14:03 GMT

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The Gazi Council of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) has issued a fatwa on the holy month of Ramadan.

Tariff Council specifies prices of paid services related to civil service

23.05.2017 20:01 GMT

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The Tariff (Price) Council of Azerbaijan held its next meeting on Thursday, APA reports.

UK embassy in Azerbaijan to open book of condolences

23.05.2017 16:26 GMT

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The UK Embassy in Azerbaijan will open a book of condolences in commemoration of the victims of the Manchester terrorist act.

No Azerbaijanis among victims of Manchester explosion

23.05.2017 14:56 GMT

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There are no Azerbaijanis among those killed or wounded in the explosion committed in Manchester, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hikmet Hajiyev told APA.

Registration for second participation in entrance exams over

23.05.2017 00:20 GMT

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The registration for the second participation in university entrance examinations to be held in Azerbaijan in the summer came to a close at 23:59 local time on Monday, APA reported.

Traffic ban on Baku 2017 ‘special lanes’ to be lifted on May 23

22.05.2017 19:00 GMT

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Starting May 23 at 12:00am, the ban on traffic on special lanes, designated in Baku for the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, will be lifted, the Main State Traffic Police Department of Azerbaijan’s Interior Ministry told APA on May 22.

Falling tree kills one in Azerbaijan's Zardab - PHOTO

22.05.2017 09:11 GMT

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A strong wind accompanied by a hail hit the Zardab region of Azerbaijan.

Explosion at Baku Mechanical Foundry Plant, 1 dead

20.05.2017 19:46 GMT

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An explosion occurred at the Baku Mechanical Foundry Plant in the Narimanov district of Azerbaijan’s capital, Trend reports.

18-year-old Azerbaijani wins talent contest in Sweden

20.05.2017 09:46 GMT

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The 18-year-old Azerbaijani Ibrahim Nasrullayev won the talent contest "Talent 2017", organized by the Swedish TV channel TV4, Report informs citing the Swedish media.

Baku residents believe in liberation of Azerbaijan’s occupied territories

18.05.2017 15:25 GMT

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“ACT Azerbaijan” presents results of the survey it conducted on April 19th – May 1st.

American Jewish community plans to invest in construction of Jewish school

16.05.2017 19:40 GMT

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American Jewish community plans to invest in the construction of Jewish school in Azerbaijan, Executive Vice Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations Malcolm Hoenlein said at the meeting with Azerbaijani president May 16, APA reports.

Azerbaijani parliament passes bill restricting tobacco use

16.05.2017 16:52 GMT

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The bill restricting tobacco use was discussed at the plenary session of Azerbaijan’s Milli Majlis (parliament).

Ultimate start to summer: H20 Pool Opening Party - PHOTO - VIDEO

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This Saturday 20th May, Fairmont Baku Flame Towers is bringing entertainment to Baku usually seen only in exclusive locations like Monaco and St. Tropez.

Baku Network, Russia’s Lev Gumilev Center ink co-op deal

16.05.2017 00:38 GMT

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A cooperation agreement was signed in Baku between the Expert Council of the Baku International Policy and Security Network (Baku Network) and Russia’s Lev Gumilev Center, Trend reports.

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