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21.07.2017 14:46 GMT

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There are no Azerbaijani citizens among victims of the earthquake in Turkey and Greece.

Embassy: No Azerbaijani citizens among victims of earthquake in Turkey

21.07.2017 12:29 GMT

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Azerbaijan, Pakistan to build relations in the field of humanitarian mine clearance

20.07.2017 22:04 GMT

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Baku residents prefer waffle cone and vanilla ice-creams

20.07.2017 14:09 GMT

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“ACT Azerbaijan” presents results of the survey it conducted on April 19 – May 1 in Baku.

Azerbaijani president allocates lump sum financial assistance to local newspapers

19.07.2017 19:51 GMT

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Euronews presents program about Azerbaijani dolma - VIDEO

19.07.2017 16:03 GMT

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Opening of new TV channel proposed in Azerbaijan

18.07.2017 22:38 GMT

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The Scientific Council of the Institute of History of Azerbaijan’s National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) has held a meeting.

Earthquake hits Azerbaijan’s Lankaran

18.07.2017 12:12 GMT

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An earthquake measuring 3.1 magnitude struck Azerbaijan’s southern district of Lankaran on July 18.

Azerbaijan completes investigation into criminal cases of 133 officials charged with corruption

17.07.2017 12:08 GMT

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The Anti-Corruption Department reviewed 3,665 appeals submitted by citizens and investigated 125 criminal materials.

Eighth Challenge Cup in ‘What? Where? When?’ game held - PHOTO

17.07.2017 09:12 GMT

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The 2017 season of the Professional Intellectual League was also completed with the eighth Challenge Cup in ‘What? Where? When?’ game.

Int’l dolma festival held in Azerbaijan’s Khachmaz

15.07.2017 15:42 GMT

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The 2nd International dolma festival took place on Saturday in Azerbaijan’s Khachmaz.

Heydar Mosque holds event to commemorate victims of July 15 coup attempt in Turkey

15.07.2017 13:03 GMT

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An event is being held at Heydar Mosque in Baku to commemorate the victims of the failed July 15, 2016 coup attempt in Turkey.

Prosecutor demands 6.5 years behind bars for blogger Lapshin

14.07.2017 16:54 GMT

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The trial on blogger Alexander Lapshin, detained in Azerbaijan, continued July 14 at the Baku Court on Grave Crimes.

What drinks do Baku residents prefer to quensh their thirst in hot summer days? - POLL

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“ACT Azerbaijan” presents results of the survey it conducted in Baku on April 19 – May 1.

Shaki region municipality chairman commits suicide

14.07.2017 10:16 GMT

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Chairman of the Shaki region municipality has hanged himself.

Azerbaijani president approves amendments to law on education

13.07.2017 20:49 GMT

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Azerbaijan bans advertising of abortion and artificial fermentation

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Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has approved the latest amendments to the law on protection of people’s health.

Traffic accident in Azerbaijan's Salyan leaves three people dead

13.07.2017 14:38 GMT

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'Zahra': Baku to host event in memory of innocent kids killed in conflicts

13.07.2017 12:43 GMT

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Azerbaijani President: Public servants misbehave and make blatant mistakes

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At today’s meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers dedicated to results of socio-economic development in the first half of 2017 and objectives for the future, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev urged public servant to behave more humbly and not look down on people.

IDEA continues efforts to protect Caucasian leopard

11.07.2017 19:14 GMT

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Azerbaijan appoints new chairpersons to several courts of appeal

11.07.2017 18:56 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev has signed an order on the appointment of new chairpersons to several courts of appeal, APA reports.

Azerbaijan detains 39 trespassers in June

11.07.2017 16:09 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s border guards detained 39 trespassers in June 2017, the State Border Service told APA.

Elimination rounds held in 8th Challenge Cup

10.07.2017 16:34 GMT

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The final elimination round held in Baku on July 9 took place at Odlar Yurdu university.

6,094 crimes recorded in Baku during 1H 2017

08.07.2017 17:41 GMT

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In the first half of this year, 6,094 crimes were recorded in Baku.

2 people die of electrocution in pool, other 2 injured

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Approximately half of Azerbaijani population smokes

07.07.2017 11:30 GMT

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"According to estimates, approximately 47 percent of the Azerbaijani population smoke cigarettes."

Number of mosques in Azerbaijan made public

04.07.2017 21:38 GMT

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Religious courses were registered at 161 adresses from beginning of this year.

Azerbaijan submits final report to UN on achieving SDGs

03.07.2017 21:18 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s National Coordination Council for Sustainable Development submitted a final report on achievement of the sustainable development goals (SDG) to the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Azerbaijani Economy Ministry said in a message July 3.

23 years pass from terror in Baku metro

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An electric train was blown up between the "The 28th of May" and "Gandjlik" stations of the Baku subway.

Maiden Tower, Palace of Shirvanshahs receive Certificate of Excellence

01.07.2017 16:35 GMT

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Azerbaijan’s Palace of Shirvanshahs and Maiden Tower have been awarded with the Certificate of Excellence according to a study conducted by the world’s most famous tourist Internet portal “TripAdvisor”.

A Jewish Medical Hero from Azerbaijan: The Life of Dr. Gavriil Ilizarov

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News.Az reprints from Jewish Journal an article about doctor Gavriil Ilizarov, a Jewish Medical Hero from Azerbaijan.

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