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Trump hopes new US tax laws to pass by August
President Donald Trump’s new tax reform legislation should pass Congress by August, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday, Anadolu reports.

Azerbaijani MMA fighter wins the "Fights Night Global 59" tournament in Russia
Azerbaijani mixed martial arts fighter Neriman Abbasov won the tournament MMA Fights Night Global 59 in Russia, APA's Moscow correspondent reports.

Azerbaijan, Japan discuss prospects for economic and trade relations
The 9th joint meeting of the State Commission on Economic Cooperation between Azerbaijan and Japan, and Japan-Azerbaijan Economic Committee has taken place in Baku.

Daesh trapped after Iraqi forces recapture Mosul airport - US envoy
Fighters of the Islamic State [Daesh] terror group (outlawed in Russia) are now trapped in Mosul after Iraqi forces recaptured the city’s airport, US Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter the Islamic State Brett McGurk said on Thursday.

Turkey says agriculture trade with Azerbaijan needs boost
The $120-million agricultural trade between Azerbaijan and Turkey doesn’t meet the existing potential, Turkey’s Minister of Food, Agriculture and Livestock Faruk Celik told reporters in Baku.

Anti-pedestrian mine found in Jojuq Marjanli
An Anti-pedestrian mine found in the Jojuq Marjanli village of Jabrayil, ANAMA told APA.

Azerbaijani President congratulates his Estonian counterpart
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has congratulated President of the Republic of Estonia Kersti Kaljulaid, APA reports.

Azerbaijani President signs decree on expansion of foreign trade operations
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed a decree on additional measures for the strengthening of Azerbaijan’s position as a Digital Trade Hub and the expansion of foreign trade operations.

AZPROMO sets up Italy office
Azerbaijan Export and Investment Promotion Foundation (AZPROMO) has established its office in Italy, AzerTag reports.

Azerbaijan inaugurates new training center on frontline - PHOTOS
Azerbaijan’s defense minister and other senior military officials on Thursday attended the opening of a training center, headquarters building and soldiers’ barracks newly built on the frontline under the instruction of Azerbaijan’s President, Supreme Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev, the Defense Ministry told APA.

Khojaly – a tragic artistic inspiration – highlighted in Westminster Parliament
The month of February is always filled with sorrow in Azerbaijan, and amongst those around the world who support the rule of law and the sanctity of human life.

ICRC visits blogger Alexander Lapshin
Representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) have visited blogger Alexander Lapshin, who is in prison in Baku, informed the blogger’s wife, APA reported.

Number of countries willing to join SGC increases – Natig Aliyev
Connection of gas pipelines between Greece and Bulgaria opens new perspectives for the Southern Gas Corridor, Azerbaijani energy minister Natig Aliyev said at the press conference.

USD rate for tomorrow announced
The Central Bank of Azerbaijan has announced USD/AZN rate for February 24.

High school students protest police violence in Paris
At least 10 Parisian high schools are totally blocked and classes have been disrupted in 16 others.

Martyred Azerbaijani soldier laid to rest
The martyred soldier was laid to rest after he was given a three-volley salute.

Turkey to open agriculture development office in Azerbaijan
Turkey will open an agriculture development office in Azerbaijan, said Azerbaijani Agriculture Minister Heydar Asadov at a briefing in Baku Feb. 23.

Georgian PM phones Azerbaijani president
On February 23, Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili made a phone call to President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev.

Armenian Defense Ministry attacked
Yerevan resident A.Yepremyan illegally attempted to cross into the area of the Armenian Defense Ministry.

Ilham Aliyev: Nothing can hinder realization of Southern Gas Corridor
Nothing can hinder the realization of the Southern Gas Corridor (SGC), said Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev.