Azerbaijani delegation joins global security forum in Abu Dhabi

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In 2017, the majority of tourists coming to Azerbaijan for the Novruz holiday were Iranian citizens, Muzaffar Agakerimov, advisor to the chairman of the Azerbaijan Tourism Association, told Trend.

Penalty for abortion outside a hospital up by 5-fold in Azerbaijan

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Punishment for abortion outside medical institutions has been toughened in Azerbaijan.

Azerbaijan: Excavations by Armenia around Shusha mosque ‘vandalism’

27.03.2017 15:28 GMT

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Excavations by Armenia around Shusha mosque are ‘vandalism’.

Alexander Lapshin meets his mother

24.03.2017 22:13 GMT

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Body found in Caspian Sea identified: Headquarters

22.03.2017 20:19 GMT

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The body found in the Azerbaijani sector of the Caspian Sea on March 20 has been identified as Guloglan Zulfugarov (born in 1965), who had gone missing in the accident that took place in December 2016 at an oil-gathering station of the Oil and Gas Production Department named after N. Narimanov of Azneft Production Union, the headquarters told APA on March 22.

773 children adopted in Azerbaijan last year

21.03.2017 21:32 GMT

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US Secretary of State congratulates Azerbaijani people on Nowruz holiday

21.03.2017 21:25 GMT

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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson congratulated Azerbaijani people on the occasion of Nowruz, official site of State Department reported.

Imprisoned blogger Lapshin has no complaints about detention conditions

21.03.2017 21:01 GMT

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Officials of the Russian Embassy in Azerbaijan met with the imprisoned blogger Alexander Lapshin, the embassy’s press attaché Denis Apashkin said.

Spring comes to Azerbaijan

20.03.2017 19:03 GMT

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Spring came to Azerbaijan on March 20 at about 2:29 pm, Shamakhi Astrophysics Observatory named after N.Tusi told APA.

Heydar Aliyev Foundation VP Leyla Aliyeva launches ‘School Gardens’ project

17.03.2017 22:21 GMT

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Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of IDEA (International Dialogue for Environmental Action) Public Union, FAO Goodwill Ambassador Leyla Aliyeva has launched the “School Gardens” project.

14 female inmates released in Azerbaijan under president's pardon order

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Fourteen people have been released from the women’s prison No.4 in Azerbaijan upon the pardon order signed by the country’s president on March 17.

Rector appointed to Baku Engineering University

16.03.2017 22:49 GMT

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Havar Mammadov has been appointed a rector of Baku Engineering University.

Azerbaijani man, sentenced to life in 2007, gets sentence reduced

16.03.2017 19:31 GMT

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Azerbaijani citizen Zakir Nasirov (born in 1947), who was jailed for life by the country’s Court of Grave Crimes on 16 January 2007, has had his prison term reduced to 15 years upon the presidential order on pardon, APA reported.

Metro station "28 May" is open to passengers after smoke prevented

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Part of Baku’s metro underground train service was disrupted on Monday night because of smoke between “28 May” and “Ganjlik” metro stations.

Body recovered from Caspian Sea identified as missing Azerbaijani oilman

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Coulthard: Audience to witness tough competition at F1 race in Baku

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Five women die of carbon monoxide poisoning in Azerbaijan

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Leyla Aliyeva attends presentation of “Azerbaijan. Saving gazelles” documentary

14.03.2017 22:46 GMT

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A presentation of “Azerbaijan. Saving gazelles” documentary has been held in Baku, Trend reports.

Azerbaijan celebrates Last Tuesday before Novruz Holiday

14.03.2017 00:06 GMT

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Azerbaijan is celebrating the Last Tuesday (Ilakhir Chershenbe) of Novruz Holiday.

State Security Service eliminates firearm smugglers

10.03.2017 22:19 GMT

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Suspects Azer Huseynov and Ali Islamov, using firearms in a residential area, provided armed resistance.

Two injured in grenade blasts in Azerbaijan's Ismayilli

10.03.2017 22:11 GMT

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An explosion occurred in the teahouse in Ismayilli, APA’s regional bureau reports.

Azerbaijani parliament to discuss bill prohibiting smoking in public places

10.03.2017 17:36 GMT

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A bill prohibiting smoking in public places in Azerbaijan was discussed Friday at a joint meeting of the parliament’s Labor and Social Policy Committee and Human Rights Committee.

MP: Posting comments on social networks should require ID card registration

10.03.2017 14:27 GMT

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"It is not right to earn points by delivering hasty information to the public."

Helicopter crashes in Istanbul

10.03.2017 14:11 GMT

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Rescue teams, including fire squads have been dispatched to the accident site.

Professional Intellectual League to be created

10.03.2017 12:30 GMT

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The Khazar Intellectual Youth Club launches the Professional Intellectual League in ‘What? Where? When?’ game.

Minibus involved in fatal road accident in Baku operated illegally - ministry

09.03.2017 19:15 GMT

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Ministry of Transport, Communication and High Technologies has released statement on accident occurred on the Baku-Sumgayit highway today.

Criminal case initiated over fatal road accident in Baku

09.03.2017 17:52 GMT

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The accident happened early Thursday morning as a Ford Transit minibus hit a parked ZIL truck at the roadside.

Defendants in ‘MNS case’ plead not guilty

09.03.2017 15:08 GMT

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The trial will continue later in the day.

Minibus-truck collision leaves 2 dead, 10 injured on Baku-Sumgayit highway

09.03.2017 10:28 GMT

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2 students died and up to 10 people were injured in the traffic accident occurred on Baku-Sumgayit highway, APA reports.

Azerbaijani husband donors his kidney to wife on March 8

08.03.2017 10:51 GMT

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Azerbaijani resident Amin Guliyev has made an unusual present to his wife.

Today marks International Women’s Day

08.03.2017 00:23 GMT

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International Women's Day (IWD), originally called International Working Women's Day, is celebrated on March 8 every year.

Azerbaijan celebrates Wind Tuesday

07.03.2017 00:46 GMT

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The wind is blowing in Baku today as Azerbaijan celebrates Wind Tuesday, the third of four Tuesdays in the run-up to the Novruz spring holiday.

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