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  1. President Aliyev opens road, transport infrastructures in BakuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Today.Az

    Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of the road and transport infrastructure built around the Baku Olympic Stadium on May 19. Green areas of 82,000 square meters were laid out around the Stadium. The 68,000-seat Baku Olympic Stadium has a 3,100-car parking lot.

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  2. President Aliyev visits scene of fire tragedy in BakuRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Today.Az

    Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev visited the site of a fire in a high-rise residential building in Baku and held the first meeting of the state commission for investigation of the causes of the fire on May 20. The strong fire at a sixteen-storey building in Baku's Binagadi district on May 19 killed 15, four of which are children. 41 people were hospitalized suffering burns, gas poisoning.

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  3. Banks to ensure comprehensive services during Baku 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Today.Az

    With the approach of the inaugural European Games -- a sporting event that is scheduled for June 12-28 in Baku, the country is putting the finishing touches to its welcoming apparatus, ahead of the expected arrival of tens of thousands of visitors. To this regard, the Central Bank of Azerbaijan ordered banks to ensure uninterrupted and stable operation of all ATMs network and POS-terminals during the Games.

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  4. BAKU: Central Asia turns hopeful eyes to China-led Silk Road zoneRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Asia News Network

    ... for Chinese money are continuing to grow. There is a new trade port one hour from the capital city of Baku, Azerbaijan, on the coast of the Caspian Sea. Freighters anchor there, take on cargo delivered to the port by rail, and head for Kazakhstan ...

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  5. Dai to represent Carmel in chemistry competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Current in Carmel

    ... Air Force Academy in Colorado this June to study intensive chemistry. The top four students will travel to Baku, Azerbaijan, for the international competition, which runs from July 20 to July 29. The International Chemistry Olympiad annually ...

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  6. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Daily Star

    ... eighth place in 2011 they returned in these tin-man-style onesies to perform their "hit" Waterline in Baku, Azerbaijan. The comical pair actually tamed their monumental barnets for the show, but cranked up their looks in these bizarre silver and ...

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  7. Focus on Baku2015 in the heart of BerlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | PRWeb

    The 'Azerbaijan - Sport in Focus' exhibition has continued its European tour in Berlin. Organised by The European Azerbaijan Society, it celebrates the forthcoming Baku2015 European Games, which will run from 12-28 June.

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  8. Germany's Merkel Puts the Kibosh on Eastern-Partnership HopesRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | EurasiaNet

    ... , EU-aspirant Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova, and countries with a general interest to cooperate, such as Armenia, Azerbaijan and Belarus. Azerbaijan, though, might be placed at the bottom of this group. At the last moment, Azerbaijani President Ilham ...

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  9. The Guardian Reveals Poor Backyards Of Oil-Rich AzerbaijanRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Groong

    RICH AZERBAIJAN 13:53, 21 May, 2015 YEREVAN, MAY 21, ARMENPRESS: As authorities of Azerbaijan invest heavily in hosting the European Games, residents ask who will benefit from the event. The British The Guardian wrote an article about it, presenting the story of Gulnara Suleymanova and her family of five, who live in a wagon behind Baku's prestigious new sports stadium, built especially for next month's European Games.

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  10. International Human Rights Organizations Call On EOC Not To Make...Read the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Groong

    INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANIZATIONS CALL ON EOC NOT TO MAKE ITSELF ALIYEV'S ACCOMPLICE, CONDEMN REPRESSIONS IN AZERBAIJAN 12:24 21/05/2015 >> LAW International human rights organization Human Rights Watch has issued a Reporters' Guide with information about Azerbaijan relevant to those planning to report from the 2015 European Games. The information covers political and economic aspects but has a special focus on how the country acts up to human rights.

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  11. EU's Eastern Partnership fails plan to check Russia: The GuardianRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | PanArmenian Network

    ... free trade agreement. Among some of the partner countries, enthusiasm for the project is also on the wane. Azerbaijan, aware that the EU is interested in its energy supplies anyway, has lost interest in the programme. President Ilham Aliyev will not ...

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  12. Yet Another Veteran Of Karabakh War Commits Self-Immolation In AzerbaijanRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Groong

    IMMOLATION IN AZERBAIJAN 19:14 20/05/2015 >> SOCIETY Veteran of Karabakh war, Mirtahir Mursalov, committed demonstrative self-immolation in Azerbaijan in front of the building of the Police department of the Jalilabad district, Azerbaijani news portal Haqqin.az reports, citing the newspaper Yeni Musavat. According to the article, the veteran's brother Mirkamil Mursalov said that Mirtahir burnt himself to protest against the district administration not dealing with his problem.

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  13. Plinth 2000 delivers record export order ahead of European GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | East Anglian Daily Times

    Plinth 2000, which is based at Wetheringsett, near Stowmarket, has supplied more than 500 couches for the inaugural European Games, the new multi-sport event being staged in Baku, Azerbaijan, next month. The games, which run from June 12 to 28, will be attended by around 6,000 athletes, representing the national Olympic committees of countries across Europe.

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  14. Deadly Blaze Reveals Ugly Truth Behind Baku BeautificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Weekday Magazine

    A day after more than a dozen people were killed in a massive fire in a Baku high-rise, angry residents are calling on the government to strip city buildings of flammable Styrofoam facing installed as part of a "beautification" scheme aimed at boosting Azerbaijan's global profile. In some Baku districts, city authorities eager to avoid public unrest ordered workers to begin the process of removing the polyurethane panels from the concrete hulls of aging buildings.

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  15. Aliyev Not To Attend Eastern Partnership In RigaRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Groong

    ALIYEV NOT TO ATTEND EASTERN PARTNERSHIP IN RIGA 16:14, 20 May 2015 Siranush Ghazanchyan President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev won't be able to participate in the summit of the EU Eastern Partnership program to be held in Riga on May 21-22. President's aide for public and political affairs, Ali Hasanov made the remark on May 20 while talking to media, Azeri media report.

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  16. Armenian Military Pledges 'Restraint' During Baku GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Horizon

    The Armenian military will do its best to prevent a fresh upsurge of fighting in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone during the upcoming European Games in Baku, Armenia's First Deputy Defense Minister Davit Tonoyan said on Tuesday. Tonoyan also warned Azerbaijan against escalating tensions along the "line of contact" around Karabakh and the Armenian-Azerbaijani border after the Olympic-style games scheduled for June 12-28.

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  17. Artsakh President Meets with French Senators in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Horizon

    ... in the Artsakh Republic and deepening the Karabagh-France relationship. Meanwhile, the French ambassador to Azerbaijan, Pascal Meunier, has been summoned to the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry on Wednesday in connection with the visit of President ...

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  18. Modest Hopes for Riga Summit, Outrage After Fatal Baku FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Transitions Online

    As they launch the Eastern Partnership summit today in Riga, EU diplomats are emphasizing a " differentiated " approach to the six countries with which the program was designed to build closer ties. In practice, that likely means little movement in relations with Azerbaijan, Belarus, and Armenia, the last two of which are members of the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union; none has plans to join the EU.

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  19. Bulgarian Cabinet Approves Cooperation Agreement with AzerbaijanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Sofia News Agency

    Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev and Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov during Aliyev's visit to Sofia. Photo by BGNES The Bulgarian government approved the agreement between Bulgaria and Azerbaijan for cooperation in the areas of electronic messages, information technologies and electronic governance.

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  20. Azerbaijan: Who's to Blame for Deadly Blaze in Baku?Read the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | EurasiaNet

    ... for the European Games , a continent-wide mini-Olympics that Baku will host on June 12-28. "Currently, Azerbaijan is in the spotlight of the whole world," observed Hajibala Abutalibov, Baku's presidentially appointed mayor, Trend reported. "First of ...

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