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President allocates funding for construction of road in Lankaran

18.08.2018 16:41 GMT

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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order providing funds for the construction of Hirkan-Dashtatuk-Bilasar road in Lankaran region, AzVision reports.

Turkey won’t change its course due to outer economic pressure - Erdogan

18.08.2018 15:36 GMT

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Turkey won’t change its course due to economic pressure from outside, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Aug. 18 before the Sixth Congress of the Turkish Justice and Development Party, Turkish media reported.

Kofi Annan, former UN secretary general, dies

18.08.2018 14:28 GMT

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Ghanaian who served as secretary general between 1997 and 2006, dies aged 80.

Azerbaijani oil soars on markets

18.08.2018 12:30 GMT

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Price of Azeri LT CIF crude oil put up for sale on world markets soared by $ 0,84 or 1,16%.

Training for joint Turkey-US patrol to start 'shortly'

18.08.2018 11:18 GMT

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Training for a joint Turkish-American patrol in the northern Syrian city of Manbij will start "shortly", U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said.

Parliament to discuss bill on secondary schools

18.08.2018 11:02 GMT

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The Committee on Science and Education of the Milli Majlis will discuss the new bill "On secondary general education institutions".

Azerbaijani footballer signs contract with Russian club

18.08.2018 10:39 GMT

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Russian Krylia Sovetov FC has signed a contract with Azerbaijani national football player Ramil Shaydaev.

The arrest of the former Armenian president Kocharyan and the Khojaly Genocide

18.08.2018 10:28 GMT

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News.Az reprints from The Jewish Journal an article headlined 'The Arrest of the Former Armenian President Kocharyan and the Khojaly Genocide' by Durdane Agayeva.

Airlines are making a beeline for Azerbaijan

18.08.2018 10:16 GMT

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News.Az reprints from Ozy an article headlined 'Airlines are making a beeline for Azerbaijan' by Adrian Brune.

Armenians violate ceasefire 81 times throughout the day

18.08.2018 09:29 GMT

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Military units of the armed forces of Armenia violated ceasefire 81 times throughout the day, using large-caliber machine guns.

Turkey, France to act against US sanctions

18.08.2018 08:58 GMT

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The Turkish finance minister and his French counterpart on Friday agreed over the phone to conduct a joint action against U.S. sanctions targeting Turkey, according to the ministerial sources.

Worst floods in a century kill scores in India's Kerala

18.08.2018 00:06 GMT

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The worst floods in a century in the Indian state of Kerala have killed 164 people and forced more than 200,000 into relief camps, officials said on Friday, with the toll expected to rise as heavy rain pushes water levels higher still, Reuters reported.

Nikol Pashinyan highlights Constitutional changes

17.08.2018 23:21 GMT

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Constitutional changes should take place before the parliamentary elections, PM Pashinyan announced about this during the rally dedicated to the first 100 days of his tenure at the Republican Square.

Azerbaijani Air Force helicopters hold tactical training

17.08.2018 22:31 GMT

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Tactical training of the Azerbaijani Air Force's combat helicopters has been conducted according to the plan of combat training approved by the Minister of Defense, Colonel-General Zakir Hasanov, the Defense Ministry said in a message on Aug. 17.

Azerbaijani population`s income grew by 9.4 percent in seven months of 2018

17.08.2018 21:36 GMT

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The Azerbaijani population`s income reached 30.331 billion manats in the first seven months of 2018, a 9.4 percent growth in comparison with the same period of the last year, according to the State Statistical Committee.

SOCAR's second liquefied gas station opens in Baku

17.08.2018 20:34 GMT

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Second high standard liquefied gas filling station of the SOCAR PETROLEUM CJSC was opened in the Badamdar settlement of Baku, SOCAR said in a message on Aug. 17.

Weapons, ammunition seized from radicals in Azerbaijan's Ganja

17.08.2018 20:08 GMT

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Weapons and ammunition have been seized from radicals in Ganja city, the Azerbaijani Interior Ministry said in a message on Aug. 17, Trend reports.

Azerbaijan, Malaysia hail political dialogue

17.08.2018 19:31 GMT

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Azerbaijan and Malaysia have hailed the level of bilateral political dialogue as Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with Malaysian ambassador Dato’ Roslan Tan Sri Abdul Rahman who is completing his diplomatic mission.

Turkey reiterates refusal to release detained US pastor

17.08.2018 17:45 GMT

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A Turkish court Friday rejected the appeal for release filed by American pastor Andrew Brunson, who is charged with links to terrorism.

Russia sends note of protest to US

17.08.2018 17:07 GMT

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Moscow sent a note of protest to Washington over violations of international law regarding Russian diplomatic missions. Report informs this is stated in the message of the Russian Foreign Ministry.

Defense Ministry exposes another Armenian lie

17.08.2018 16:21 GMT

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Azerbaijan's Ministry of Defense reported that the information disseminated by the enemy is untrue.

Russia about possible OSCE monitoring on border of Armenia and Azerbaijan’s Nakhchivan

17.08.2018 15:49 GMT

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The issue of holding monitoring at the border between Azerbaijan’s Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic and Armenia hasn’t been discussed at the OSCE so far, the Russian Foreign Ministry told on Aug. 17.

Azerbaijani president congratulates Indonesian, Gabonese counterparts

17.08.2018 15:12 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has congratulated Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo.

Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister meets outgoing Malaysian ambassador

17.08.2018 14:38 GMT

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Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov received outgoing Malaysian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Dato Roslan Tan Sri Abdul Rahman.

Forecasts Bureau predicts unstable weather conditions on weekend

17.08.2018 14:20 GMT

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"Over the next two days, the temperature will drop slightly in comparison with the previous days".

Azerbaijani oil rises in price

17.08.2018 12:29 GMT

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The AZERI Light FOB Ceyhan oil price was $71.84 per barrel on Aug. 16, or $0.93 more than the previous price.

Azerbaijan arrests 3 suspects over soldier’s death

17.08.2018 12:16 GMT

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Three arrested in Azerbaijan over soldier's death.

Putin, Erdogan may hold talks at Tehran summit — media

17.08.2018 11:48 GMT

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan can hold a separate meeting in Tehran in early September, Izvestia daily writes on Friday citing Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov.

Gov’t agency orders closure of Batumi hotel that claimed 11 lives last year

17.08.2018 11:33 GMT

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The Georgian Emergency Management Service says that the five-star hotel Welmond in Georgia’s coastal Batumi city must close at 6pm tomorrow, as the hotel failed to meet the safety standards after the deadly blaze last year which claimed 11 lives.

Armenian law enforcement officers conducted search in apartment of ex-premier's daughter

17.08.2018 11:15 GMT

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Law enforcement officers searched the apartment of the daughter of former Prime Minister of Armenia Hovik Abrahamyan, Report informs citing the Armenian media.

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