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Azerbaijani mugham masters to give concert in New York.

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Baku Global Young Leaders Forum discusses leadership issues.

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Azerbaijani chess players compete at 14th Avicenna Cup Int'l Festival.

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Azerbaijan's pavilion in Top 5 most visited at EXPO 2017.

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Georgian leader thanks Baku for assistance in extinguishing forest fire.

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SOCAR head: Azerbaijan seeks to up gas output.

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Azerbaijani jazz pianist to perform in France.

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Azerbaijan secures 3 medals in 29th Summer Universiade.

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Azerbaijan, Italy name priority areas of cooperation.

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Local artists invite everyone to enjoy 'Retro Baku'.

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Azerbaijani jazz pianist to perform in France.

Reims Sunnyside Festival will be held in France, from October 16 to November 11.

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Baku Global Young Leaders Forum discusses leadership issues

Baku Global Young Leaders Forum - second day.

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Georgian leader thanks Baku for assistance in extinguishing forest fire

President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili has expressed his gratitude to Azerbaijan and Turkey for their help to put out forest fires in the country.

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Azerbaijan's pavilion in Top 5 most visited at EXPO 2017

Azerbaijan's pavilion is among the five most popular international pavilions at EXPO 2017 in Astana, Sputnik Kazakhstan reported.

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Register today for Ganja Marathon-2017

More than 1,000 people have already passed registration to participate in Ganja Marathon 2017, which will be organized on the initiative of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation on September 17.

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13 state objects privatized at latest auction

The State Committee on Property Issues of Azerbaijan held next auction on privatization of state property on August 22, following which 13 objects were sold.

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President says additional measures taken to develop carpet weaving sector

Recently Azerbaijan, with ancient history of carpet-weaving, intends to restore this tradition by opening new plants and thereby bringing its product abroad. Measures are implemented to achieve these goals and already the second plant for the production of a carpet has been opened in the country.

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Azerbaijan, Italy name priority areas of cooperation

Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov received the newly-appointed Italian Ambassador to Baku, Auqusto Massari, on August 22.

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Azerbaijan secures 3 medals in 29th Summer Universiade

Azerbaijani sportsmen have already grabbed three medals at the 29th World Summer Universiade in Taipei City, Taiwan.

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SOCAR overhauls offshore platform at Palchig Pilpilasi field

Azerbaijani state oil company SOCAR has commissioned a fixed offshore platform #1183 after major overhaul at the Palchig Pilpilasi offshore field, SOCAR said in a message posted on its website on August 22.

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CBA announces manat rate for August 23

Official exchange rate of Azerbaijan's national currency, the manat, against the US dollar was set at 1.7009 AZN/USD for August 23, the Central Bank of Azerbaijan said on August 22.

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SOFAZ continues search for real estate investment options

The State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan will continue investing in real estate and is looking into the most interesting options, SOFAZ told Trend, on August 21.

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Azerbaijan's wrestler qualifies for semi-final at World Championships 2017

Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler Elvin Mursaliyev has progressed to the semi-final at the World Championships 2017 in Paris, France after defeating Moroccan Zied Aid Ouagram.

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Azerbaijani movies screened in Korea

Azerbaijani movies were screened at an international film festival held in the Republic of Korea.

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President Aliyev names Icherisheher state reserve's board chairman

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Hydrometeorologists warn weather-sensitive people

The weather will be rainless in Baku and Absheron peninsula on August 22. North-east wind will be replaced by south-east wind in the afternoon.

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Currency rates for August 22

Official exchange rate of US dollar and euro to Azerbaijani manat for August 22 was set at 1.7008 manats and 2.0081 manats, respectively.

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President Aliyev names Icherisheher state reserve's board chairman

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed an order Aug. 21 appointing Asgar Alakbarov as chairman of Management Board of the Icherisheher State Historical and Architectural Reserve.

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Armenia again breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan

Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 134 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said on Aug. 22.

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Azerbaijani MMA fighter to compete in Moscow

Azerbaijani MMA fighter Tahir Abdullayev will compete at the Orion Fighting Global tournament to be held in Moscow, Russia on September 9.

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Former Turkish FM: Global Young Leaders Forum creates real opportunity to discuss important problems

Former Turkish Foreign Minister Hikmet Cetin has hailed the importance of the Global Young Leaders Forum, which is underway in Baku.

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Azerbaijani music amazes Festival Musique de Chambre à Giverny

The Festival Musique de Chambre à Giverny, annually held in the Normandy region of France, paid tribute to Azerbaijani classical music as a part of the main theme of its 13th edition, which was La Route de la Soie .

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Bulgaria's ex-president: Youth gatherings very important in building better future

Former Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev has stressed the significance of Global Young Leaders Forum, which kicked off in Baku.

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UN General Assembly to consider situation in occupied Azerbaijani lands

The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict will be among the topics to be discussed during the 72nd session of the UN General Assembly.

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Azerbaijani, Indian music jointly sound on Baku stage

The International Mugham Center in Baku hosted an event dedicated to the 70th anniversary of India Independence Day.

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Azerbaijani fighters to join World Cadet Taekwondo Championships

Azerbaijani fighters will contest medals at the 2017 World Cadet Taekwondo Championships to be held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, on August 24-29.

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National trampoline gymnasts shine in Belarus

The Azerbaijani Trampoline Gymnastics National Team participated in an international tournament in Belarus.

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Spanish referees to control Kobenhavn vs Qarabag match

Spanish referee Alberto Undiano Mallenco will be in charge of the Danish Kobenhavn vs Azerbaijani FC Qarabag return match in the UEFA Champions League play-off round.

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Official: More extensive work needed for World Forum of Azerbaijani businessmen

Chairman of the State Committee on Work with Diaspora Nazim Ibrahimov stressed that it is necessary to conduct more extensive work for organization of the World Forum of Azerbaijani businessmen.

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Petar Stoyanov: Baku a key platform for mulling global challenges

Baku has become an important platform for discussing serious challenges facing the world, former President of Bulgaria Petar Stoyanov said.

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CBA announces manat rate for August 22

Official exchange rate of Azerbaijan's national currency, the manat, against the US dollar was set at 1.7008 AZN/USD for August 22, the Central Bank of Azerbaijan said Aug. 21.

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President Aliyev: We see development and progress in all regions

During the trip to the western regions of the country Goygol, Samukh, Gadabay and Shamkir the head of state inspected the progress of the area's improvement and took part in the opening of a number of social and economic facilities.

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Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters to compete at Summer Universiade

Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters will compete at the 29th World Summer Universiade in Taipei City, Taiwan.

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Baku honors memory of great maestro Niyazi

Thirty three years have passed since the death of the great Azerbaijani conductor, Niyazi Hajibeyov.

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Azerbaijan assists Georgia in fighting forest fires

The Azerbaijani Ministry of Emergency Situations has sent a helicopter to Georgia to help extinguish forest fires in Borjomi-Kharagauli Reserve.

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National judo fighter wins gold at 29th Summer Univerisada

Azerbaijani judo fighter Zelim Kotsoyev has become the winner of the 29th World Summer Universiade in Taipei City, Taiwan.

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Azerbaijan eyes deepening cooperation with John Deere

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Azerbaijan issues nearly $632M for construction of BTK's Georgian section

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Global Young Leaders Forum kicks off in Baku

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World Scout Conference wraps up in Baku

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