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REP. COSTA COMMEMORATES SUMGAIT POGROMS http://www.armradio.am/en/2014/03/13/rep-costa-commemorates-sumgait-pogroms/ 12:33 13.03.2014 On March 11 Rep. Jim Costa made a statement commemorating the Sumgait Pogroms, reports the Armenian National Committee of America.
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Baku, Azerbaijan, March 14 By Fatih Karimov - Trend: Demands for transiting goods via Iran have increased, IRNA quoted Hossein Ashouri, an official at Iran's Railways Company, as saying on March 14. Fortunately, lifting the international sanctions has given a boost to demands for transiting goods via the country in recent months he added.
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During a hearing before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, Congressman Brad Sherman praised Secretary of State John Kerry for his Senate record on the Armenian Genocide and encouraged him to continue to advocate for U.S. affirmation, reported the Armenian Assembly of America .
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Azerbaijan is not known as a tourist destination catering to those seeking chills or extreme sports, or adventure.
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Some 50.7 billion manat was allocated by Azerbaijan for the implementation of government programmes on socio-economic development of the regions, including 34.7 billion for the execution of the second state programme completed in 2013, Azerbaijani Prime Minister Artur Rasizade said while presenting the 2013 government report to the Azerbaijani ... (more)
The 2014 budget of the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan will be revised, due to the formation of a closed joint stock company for effective management of the Shah Deniz projects and gas deliveries to Europe, SOFAZ CEO, Shahmar Movsumov told journalists on March 12. In February, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on establishment of a ... (more)
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 13 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: While Kazakhstan's recent local currency devaluation will not generally destabilize the economy, it will place additional pressure on the local banking sector, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said in report titled "Ripples From The Tenge Devaluation Will Add To Already High Credit Risks In ... (more)
More natural gas coming out of the Shah Deniz field in the Caspian Sea will soon make its way to European customers.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has today received a delegation led by the governor of Sverdlovsk region of the Russian Federation, Eugene Kuyvashev.
Cheyenne, WY: By a vote of 35 to 25, the Wyoming House of Representatives recently voted down consideration of a Pro-Azerbaijan resolution , with opponents citing Baku's repression of free speech and religious intolerance as primary reasons to block the measure.
As of March 1, 2014, the number of subscribers of the Azerbaijani gas operator stood at 1,676,885, a message from the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan said on March 13. Azerigaz Production Association , part of SOCAR, is engaged in the issues of distribution and sale of gas in Azerbaijan.
The goals of diversifying the Azerbaijani economy set by President Aliyev for the next 10 years follow ambitious goals for the capital market, chairman of the Azerbaijani State Securities Committee Rufat Aslanli said on March 13. "In this regard, the role and significance of the centre which opens today are increasing," he said.
Establishing a training centre for capital market participants will increase reliability on the Azerbaijani securities market, head of WB office in Baku Larisa Leshchenko said at the opening of the centre on March 13. The training centre was established as part of the WB project for the modernisation of the capital market in Azerbaijan.
The Armenian Armed Forces fired on civilians who were going to a funeral near the contact line of the Azerbaijani and Armenian troops in Aghdam, the regional Kanal S quoted Mirashelli villagers as saying on March 13. This incident was confirmed by the chairman of the Ahmadaghali municipality Habil Abbasov.
ARMENIAN EMBASSY IN RUSSIA HOLDS THE PRESENTATION OF ROUBEN GALCHIAN'S LATEST BOOK.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order to approve the Plan of Action as 2014 was declared the Year of Industry in the country.
U.S. SENATOR CALLS ON AZERBAIJAN TO IMMEDIATELY STOP THREATS TOWARDS ARMENIA AND NAGORNO KARABAKH 17:00 11/03/2014 >> REGION Illinois Republican Senator Mark Kirk in his statement dedicated to the 26th anniversary of Sumgait pogroms strongly condemned the continuing threat posed by Azerbaijan towards Armenia and Nagorno Karabakh Republic, the ... (more)