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Lord Mayor of City of London to visit Baku

News.Az - Sat, 30/05/2015 - 06:02
Azerbaijan is an important regional partner of the UK, the Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman Alan Yarrow said on the eve of his visit to Baku.
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Official: Progress made over removal of anti-Iran sanctions in Iran N-talks

News.Az - Sat, 30/05/2015 - 05:59
A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator says good progress has been made on the issue of the removal of the anti-Iran sanctions during nuclear talks between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1, Press TV reports.
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Azerbaijan and Czech Republic to prepare memo of mutual understanding

News.Az - Sat, 30/05/2015 - 05:57
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic in Azerbaijan Vitseslav Pivonka visited the Ministry of Energy.
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OSCE Chairperson to visit Azerbaijan on May 31

News.Az - Sat, 30/05/2015 - 05:55
OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić will pay a visit to Azerbaijan on May 31 – June 1, the Foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan told APA.
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Hollande: France to remain committed to its obligation as MG co-chair country

News.Az - Sat, 30/05/2015 - 05:52
French President François Hollande has sent a letter of congratulations to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev on the occasion of May 28 – Republic Day, APA reports.
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Azerbaijani President issues order on conscription

News.Az - Sat, 30/05/2015 - 05:49
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has today signed an order on conscription of citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan into the active military service and transfer of the servicemen from active military service to reserve units on July 1-30, 2015, APA reports.
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Russia Satisfied With Blatter's Reelection as FIFA Head

RIA Novosty / Russia - Fri, 29/05/2015 - 20:33
On Friday, Joseph Blatter was elected as FIFA President for the fifth consecutive term after his only rival, Jordan's Prince Ali bin Hussein, had withdrawn from the race.

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Faulty Third Stage Engine Caused Failure of Proton-M Mission

RIA Novosty / Russia - Fri, 29/05/2015 - 20:20
The latest of seven Proton carrier rocket failures over the past five years took place on May 16 during a mission to guide the Mexican government’s Mexsat 1 satellite into orbit.

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Roscosmos to Announce Date of Next Proton-M Mission in June

RIA Novosty / Russia - Fri, 29/05/2015 - 18:55
The date for the next launch of a Proton-M carrier rocket will be determined in June, Russia's Federal Space Agency Roscosmos said on Friday.

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Erdoğan complains of anti-presidency alliance

News.Az - Fri, 29/05/2015 - 15:11
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has shed more light on the nefarious web of legal and illegal allies arrayed against his grand plans to impose a presidential system on Turkey while noting the axis did not represent the “nation’s will.”
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Religious communities to receive financial aid

News.Az - Fri, 29/05/2015 - 14:34
10 religious communities have already received the funds allocated
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Minister not satisfied with activity of mobile operators

News.Az - Fri, 29/05/2015 - 14:29
The activity of mobile operators is on a medium level.
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Azerbaijani army: A New Life - PHOTOS

News.Az - Fri, 29/05/2015 - 13:59
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MP: Whatever Schulz says, Azerbaijan will hold European Games at high level

News.Az - Fri, 29/05/2015 - 13:53
There are some local and foreign forces that envy the development of Azerbaijan. Now we are witnessing anti-Azerbaijani statements and decisions from the European Parliament and its some members.
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Kazakh Leader Wants to Create ‘Mega’ Highway From China to St. Petersburg

RIA Novosty / Russia - Fri, 29/05/2015 - 13:48
Nursultan Nazarbayev , the President of Kazakhstan, is eager to bring Russia closer to its southern neighbors in Central Asia, by proposing to extend a new highway project that goes from China all across Kazakhstan up to St. Petersburg.

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Russia’s state defense procurement order grows to $31 bln in 2014

News.Az - Fri, 29/05/2015 - 13:42
Russia’s state defense procurement order in 2014 grew by 1.25 times year-on-year reaching 1.6 trillion rubles ($31 billion), Russian Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov has told Rossiya 24 TV channel.
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Azerbaijani Parliament ends spring session

News.Az - Fri, 29/05/2015 - 13:00
The Azerbaijani Parliament has ended its spring session.
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Putin awards Allahshukur Pashazade Certificate of Merit

News.Az - Fri, 29/05/2015 - 12:56
Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO), Sheikh ul-Islam Haji Allahshukur Pashazade a Certificate of Merit.
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Law on “Execution of state budget of Azerbaijan for 2014" adopted

News.Az - Fri, 29/05/2015 - 12:53
Chamber of Accounts proposed to draw up strategy for reducing state debt.
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Iran eyes Asia with massive petchem plant

News.Az - Fri, 29/05/2015 - 12:46
Iran has begun execution of a project worth $12 billion to build 17 petrochemical units in the Iranian city of Chabahar on the Sea of Oman coast, Press TV reports.
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