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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.

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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.

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



Registration for second participation in entrance exams over
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
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
A strong wind accompanied by a hail hit the Zardab region of Azerbaijan.

Explosion at Baku Mechanical Foundry Plant, 1 dead
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
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
“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
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
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
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
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.

Presentation of ‘Asiada-2017’ held in Baku
The presentation of “Asiada-2017”, which will take place in Ashgabat this year, was held in Baku on Monday.

Azeri students less likely to study in US - INFOGRAPHIC
What are the popular study abroad destinations for Azeri students?

Azerbaijan’s political party calls for return of death penalty in country
Discussing recent reports of treason by some Azerbaijani military servicemen and civilians at a meeting on Monday, the Board of the Whole Azerbaijan Popular Front Party (WAPFP) called for the return of the death penalty in the country.

Astronaut`s post about Azerbaijan from Space
Toma Peska, the astronaut of the European Space Agency shared interesting post about Azerbaijan on his `Facebook` account, AzVision.az reports.

Azerbaijani businessman goes missing in Ukraine
An Azerbaijani businessman has gone missing in Ukraine’s Luhansk province, APA reports.

Terrific road accident kills 4 in Yevlakh
A fatal traffic accident occurred in Yevlakh region, killing 5 people and injuring one, APA’s local bureau reports.

Rich history of Azerbaijani equestrianism returns to Windsor
H.M. Queen Elizabeth II ranks amongst the world’s most famous living equestrians.

Hungarian dishes and beverages to be presented in Baku
Tasting of Hungarian dishes and drinks will take place in Baku.

Leyla Aliyeva meets residents of nursing home for war, labor disabled - PHOTOS
The Heydar Aliyev Foundation has arranged another meeting with residents of a nursing home for the war and labor disabled in Bilgah.

Nardaran resident Natig Karimov gets 7-year conditional sentence
An Azerbaijan court on Thursday resumed the trial in the case of Nardaran resident Natig Karimov, who is charged with treason, and former deputy chairman of Azerbaijan’s Islamic Party Ingilab Ahadov, APA reported.

Azerbaijani athletes well-prepared for Baku 2017: NOC
A big team, including up to 500 athletes, will represent Azerbaijan in the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, Chingiz Huseynzade, vice president of the Azerbaijani National Olympic Committee, said at a press conference in Baku May 11.

About 900 drivers fined over moving on Islamic Solidarity Games ‘special lanes’
The number of drivers who were brought to administrative responsibility over driving on the special lanes that are available in Baku in connection with the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games, has been announced.

Azerbaijan starts exporting “Yalguzag” sniper rifle
The Ministry of Defense Industry of Azerbaijan starts exporting sniper rifles “Yalguzag” sniper rifle, Minister Yaver Jamalov told APA.

Earthquake hits Azerbaijani regions
An earthquake occurred on Thursday morning in Azerbaijan, AzVision.az reports citing APA.

Heydar Aliyev Foundation VP Leyla Aliyeva visits Thalassemia Center
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva visited the Thalassemia Center.

Azerbaijan made breakthrough in sports: FIG technical delegate
Azerbaijan made a breakthrough in sports, Mario Vukoja, technical delegate of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), told Trend.

Azerbaijanis detained after incident with Armenians released
Azerbaijanis detained after the incident during a Immortal Regiment march, held in St. Petersburg on the occasion of Victory Day (May 9), have been released, Azerbaijan’s Consul General in St. Petersburg Sultan Gasimov told APA’s Russia bureau.

Leyla Aliyeva attends entertainment program for children with special needs
The Heydar Aliyev Foundation has organized another entertainment program for children deprived of parental care and children with Down Syndrome.

Azerbaijani military orchestras to celebrate May 9 with performances in Baku
Military orchestras of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces will perform in Baku May 9 on the occasion of the 72nd anniversary of the victory over fascism, said the press service of Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry.

Terrific road accident kills 4 in Nakhcivan
A fatal traffic accident occurred in the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic killing four people, the Interior Ministry told APA.

Arzu Aliyeva: Tour d'Azerbaidjan creates festive atmosphere in country
"Tour d'Azerbaidjan creates a festive atmosphere in the country,” president of Baku Media Center, Arzu Aliyeva told Eurosport TV channel.

The famous Azerbaijani scientist Rafiga Aliyeva died
The scientific community of Azerbaijan suffered a heavy loss. A well-known scientist-chemist, full member of ANAS, doctor of chemical sciences, professor Rafiga Alirza gizi Aliyeva died in her 85, APA reports.

Italian “dancing millionaire” Gianluca Vacchi in Baku
Special guest of the Baku Shopping Festival Gianluca Vacchi, who is an Italian businessman and philanthropist famous in social networks as a “dancing millionaire”, has arrived in Azerbaijan’s capital.

Leyla Aliyeva visits school for children with disabilities
Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva visited the special school for children with disabilities.

CMO: Ramadan to start on May 27
The Muslim holy month of Ramadan will begin on May 27, the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) announced on May 4.

Azerbaijan SEC announces results of entrance exams
The State Examination Center (SEC) of Azerbaijan has announced the results of the entrance exams to Azerbaijan’s universities held on April 30 on 2nd and 3rd specialty groups.

Azerbaijani embassy in Ukraine addresses Azerbaijani media
"Such articles and publications of sensational nature aimed at attracting a large number of readers can not affect our relations in any way."