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Application lodged with ECtHR over Armenian serviceman's death
An application has been lodged with the European Court of Human Right (ECtHR) in respect of the death of serviceman Grisha Khachatryan in one of the military outposts of the Armenian Defense Ministry on 20 January 2014, Helsinki Citizens’ Assembly Vanadzor (HCAV) office informed Armenian News –

Well-known sports TV commentator Vladimir Pereturin dies aged 79
Well-known sports TV commentator and journalist Vladimir Pereturin has died aged 79 after suffering several strokes, the deceased’s friends told R-Sport agency, APA reported.

Ilham Aliyev receives UAE foreign minister
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received a delegation led by Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

S&P keeps SOCAR’s ratings unchanged
Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings has kept corporate credit rating, outlook, and issue ratings of the SOCAR unchanged (BB/Negative/--), APA-Economics reports.

Coalition raid kills Daesh militants in Iraq’s W. Mosul
At least seven Daesh terrorists in western Mosul have been killed in an airstrike by a U.S.-led coalition, an Iraqi army officer said Monday, Anadolu reported.

Closing Ceremony of Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games - LIVE
The Official Closing Ceremony of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games is being held at the Baku Olympic Stadium, Trend reports.

Azerbaijani FM meets European Parliament delegation
Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has met with a delegation led by chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament David McAllister.

Trump: 'Iran will never have a nuclear weapon'
US President Donald Trump promised Monday that Tehran will never develop a nuclear weapon, APA reports quoting sputniknews.

TAP to support 8 projects in Italy’s Salento
The consortium for construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) will support eight projects in Italy’s Salento with 50,000 euros worth grants, the consortium said in a message on its Twitter page.

State companies’ tax debt to budget makes up AZN 1.4B
In 2016 Azerbaijani state companies reduced their tax debt to the state budget by AZN 979,314,300 or 40.6% to AZN 1,434,449,400,000, said in a statement of the Chamber of Account on execution of state budget and draft law on execution of 2016 state budget, APA-Economics reports citing to Interfax.

Azerbaijan, Georgia discuss prospects for military cooperation
Azerbaijan`s Minister of Defence Zakir Hasanov has today met with Georgian counterpart Levan Izoria as part of his official visit to Tbilisi.

Rouhani hails Azerbaijan as Iran’s great neighbor
Iran and Azerbaijan enjoy good relations and coordination, said Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who was re-elected in the May 19 presidential election.

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

Romania says Turkish access to EU would boost economies
Romania’s foreign minister on Monday said Turkish membership of the EU would enhance economic relations between the two countries.

Number of ports on Trans-Caspian transport route to increase
The number of ports connected to the Trans-Caspian International Transport Route (TCITR) will be increased.

Azerbaijan’s per capita external debt exceeds $700
Azerbaijan’s external debt on loan agreements signed as at early 2017 amounted to $10,931,800,000 or 32.3% of GDP.

McAllister talks MEPs who visited Karabakh without Azerbaijan’s permission
McAllister noted that the visit of European Parliament representatives to the Nagorno-Karabakh without Azerbaijan’s permission is their personal initiative.

Central Bank attracts more than AZN 493M
The Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) said it attracted AZN 493.46 million at today’s auction.

Russia and Turkey lift all restrictions on trade
Medvedev took part in the summit of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation, in the margins of which he held talks with his Turkish counterpart.

Trump visits Israel in search of revived peace process
After an exhausting two days in Saudi Arabia, U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Israel on Monday, attempting to revive the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process with visits to Jerusalem and the West Bank.