Azerbaijan

Iran 5.9 Magnitude Quake : Several Killed , Hundreds Injured. Aftershocks Rattled The Region

A magnitude 5.9 earthquake struck northwestern Iran early Friday, killing at least five people and injuring over 300 others, officials said. The temblor struck Tark county in Iran’s Eastern Azerbaijan province at 2:17 a.m., Iran’s...
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Azerbaijan Summons Russian Ambassador Over Visit Of Nagorno-karabakh Ministers To Moscow

BAKU (Sputnik) - The Foreign Ministry of Azerbaijan on Wednesday summoned Russian Ambassador Mikhail Bocharnikov to hand him a protest note over the visit of the self-proclaimed Nagorno-Karabakh Republic's foreign minister, Masis Mayilian, and...
Related topics: Russia, Moscow, Baku, Protests

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Bale Confident He Will Be Fit For Crucial Euro 2020 Qualifiers

London (AFP) – Gareth Bale believes he will be able to play a role in Wales’s must-win final two Euro 2020 qualifiers against Azerbaijan and Hungary, Welsh manager Ryan Giggs said on Tuesday. The 30-year-old Real Madrid star has been...
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Protesting Domestic Violence, Azerbaijani Women Take To The Streets And Social Networks

One girl's story of domestic violence has sparked a nationwide conversationWomen protest against domestic abuse in central Baku, Azerbaijan. Photo by Najaf Ruslanoglu, used with permission. On September 19, 18-year-old Seljan Yagmur logged onto...
Related topics: Protests, Domestic Abuse, Baku, World Photos

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Pro-biden Super Pac Founder Lobbied For A Foreign Country

Andrew Kerr Politics, Americas And their record on LGBT rights isn't great. A longtime Joe Biden aide who served as a registered foreign agent of Azerbaijan as recently as August formed a super PAC called Unite the Country on Tuesday, which is...
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One Dead, Several Injured In Explosion On State Oil Company Of Azerbaijan Ship - Reports

An explosion has rocked a geological exploration vessel owned by the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic, largely known as SOCAR, the press service of the company said in a statement.

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Iran’s President Reveals Global Force Which Can Neutralize Us Dollar

The Iranian leader made the remarks at the 18th Summit of the heads of state and governments of the Non-Alignment Movement, taking place in Baku, Azerbaijan on Friday and Saturday.
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Jordan's Foreign Minister Reiterates Importance Of Preserving Syrian Sovereignty

BAKU (Sputnik) - Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said Saturday that it was crucial to help Syria in keeping its sovereignty and support the country's people in their fight against terrorism.
Related topics: Baku, Syria, Terrorism

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Sustainable Development And Education – Is The Non-aligned Movement Still Relevant?

Heads of State and governments from 120 countries will convene at the 25-26 October XVIII Non-Aligned Movement Summit, to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, to discuss the movement's future. Credit: Elchin MuradBy Manssour Bin MussallamGENEVA, Oct 25 2019...
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One Free Press Coalition Spotlights Journalists Under Attack

One year later, still no resolution in the Jamal Khashoggi killing, and a diabetic journalist is on a hunger strike in an Azerbaijan prison.
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Woman Suspected Of Ill-gotten Wealth Wins Extradition Claim

LONDON — A British court has ruled that a woman suspected by British authorities of having ill-gotten wealth will not be extradited to Azerbaijan to face fraud and embezzlement charges. Judge Emma Arbuthnot at Westminster Magistrates’ Court...
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Azerbaijanis Wary About New ‘morality Police’

The controversial patrols aim to curb sex tourism in BakuA police patrol in central Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. Photo: Wikimedia Commons, 2019. CC BY SA 3.0 On September 2, residents of Baku were informed that a new kind of police force would...
Related topics: Police, Baku, World Photos

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Bale Late Show Rescues Wales

Cardiff (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Gareth Bale sparred Wales’ blushes as the Real Madrid star headed a late winner to clinch their vital 2-1 victory against Azerbaijan in Friday’s Euro 2020 qualifier. With just six minutes left at...
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Russia, Iran, Others Debate How To Split Caspian Oil Riches

Five countries bordering the energy-rich Caspian Sea met Monday at an economic forum hosted by Turkmenistan in a bid to agree on how to divide the region's oil wealth.Last year, the leaders of Russia, Iran, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan...
Related topics: Russia, Iran, Debate, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan

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In Azerbaijan, Trolls Keep Us At Each Other’s Throats

Aping the government’s tactics makes us our own worst enemies.Azerbaijani journalist Ismail Djalilov. Photo courtesy of Ismail Djalilov. “A friend reported you.” It’s a phrase I find utterly disconcerting and one which unfailingly appears on...
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Nine Rescued As Iranian-flagged Ship Involved In Accident In Azeri Waters – Report

Azerbaijan's State Maritime Agency stated that an Iranian cargo ship has been involved in an accident near a port in the city of Lankaran. According to Azerbaijani media, the vessel with Iranian sailors on board is reportedly sinking, adding that a...

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Mig-29 Fighter Jet Falls Into Caspian Sea, Pilot Missing - Azerbaijan's Defence Ministry

A search and rescue operation in the Caspian Sea is underway. The defence ministry has created a commission to probe the incident.

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China Armed Forces Prepare For Massive International War Exercise

The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) is preparing for a massive war exercise, called International Army Games (IAG), expected to kick-off next week, reported China Military. The military exercise will be held in ten countries: Russia,...
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Explosion Rocks Military Unit In Azerbaijan, Killing Two Servicemen - Mod

An explosion occurred at a military base in Azerbaijan, killing two servicemen and leaving one severely injured, the Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence reported on Saturday.
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Unesco Adds Five Sites To World Heritage List

UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - Five landmarks located in Iraq, France, and three other spots have been added to the list of World Heritage Sites, UNESCO said in a statement on Friday. The 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee is underway in Baku,...
Related topics: Iraq, France, Baku

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