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Maltese journalist who linked her government to the Panama Papers killed by car bomb.

A prominent Maltese journalist known for cracking corruption scandals involving her country's highest officials was killed by a car bomb near her home in Bidnija, Malta, on Monday, The Guardian reports. Four months ago, Daphne Caruana Galizia, 53, linked Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat to the Panama Papers scandal. ...

- The Week - US

Armenian, Azerbaijani Presidents Hold 'Constructive' Talks On Karabakh.

The Armenian and Azerbaijani presidents have discussed a possible settlement of the conflict over Azerbaijan's breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh at a meeting In Geneva.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Turkish society poorly informed about Turkish citizens' illegal visit to Karabakh.

The Turkish society is poorly informed about the visit of a number of Turkish citizens to the occupied Azerbaijani territories, Ekrem Kiziltas, head of the Turkish Media Association, expert, columnist of Turkey's Takvim newspaper told Trend on October 16.

- AzerNews - AZ

Bollywood Night: Fashion show awaits fashionistas.

Azerbaijan's honored art worker and famous fashion designer Fakhriya Khalafova will present stunning dresses inspired by Azerbaijan's national costumes.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijani, Armenian presidents agree to reduce tensions on line of contact.

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan agreed to take measures to intensify the negotiation process over the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict's settlement and to take additional steps to reduce tensions on the line of contact between the two countries' troops

- AzerNews - AZ

Cinema for Social Change due in Baku.

This year the fifth edition of the "Cinema for Social Change" program is set to take place as part of Imagine and DokuBaku.

- AzerNews - AZ

'Impunity of those who illegally visited Karabakh may negatively affect Azerbaijan-Turkey relations'.

Impunity of persons, who illegally visited Nagorno-Karabakh, may negatively affect the Azerbaijan-Turkey relations, Elman Nasirov, member of the Azerbaijani parliament, told Trend on October 16.

- AzerNews - AZ

Those who committed Khojaly genocide hold high posts in Armenia'.

Those who committed the Khojaly genocide hold high posts in Armenia, Azerbaijani MP Ganira Pashayeva said during discussions within the PACE autumn session.

- AzerNews - AZ

CBA announces manat rate for October 17.

Official exchange rate of Azerbaijan's national currency, the manat, against the US dollar was set at 1.7003 AZN/USD for October 17, the Central Bank of Azerbaijan said on October 16.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijan should be careful for new provocations by Armenia.

Militarization of Armenia is not a new development since it became a vital agenda for the country from the independence, said Mehmet Fatih Oztarsu, analyst at the Turkish Strategic Outlook analytical center.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijan's Ombudsman Office talks illegal Karabakh visit by Turkish citizens.

Turkish law enforcement bodies have not provided a legal assessment until today to the actions of Turkish citizens, who illegally visited Azerbaijan's Nagorno-Karabakh, occupied by the Armenian armed forces, Aydin Safikhanli, head of Azerbaijan's Ombudsman Office, told Trend on October 16.

- AzerNews - AZ

Nathalie Goulet: Azerbaijan may ask international investigation into arms supply to Armenia

- Today.Az - AZ

Leyla Aliyeva: Food security important for peace, stability and sustainability

- Today.Az - AZ

Young Azerbaijani weightlifters to contest medals at European championships

- Today.Az - AZ

Polish FM due in Azerbaijan

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijan, US increase trade turnover

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijan's e-payment system E-Pul launches new service

- Today.Az - AZ

DokuBaku: Erik Gandini joins festival

- Today.Az - AZ

IMF predicts account surplus in Azerbaijan

- Today.Az - AZ

Baku honors memory of opera singer

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijani MP on Turkish citizens' illegal visit to Karabakh

- Today.Az - AZ

Ambassador: Pakistani people will continue to be reliable and trustful friends of Azerbaijan

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijani, Armenian presidents agree to reduce tensions on line of contact

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijani, Armenian presidents meet in Geneva

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijan should be careful for new provocations by Armenia

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijani, Armenian Presidents To Meet In Geneva Over Nagorno-Karabakh

The Armenian and Azerbaijani presidents are set to meet on October 16 to discuss a possible settlement of the conflict over Azerbaijan's breakaway region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

- Radio Free Europe - US

All pieces of a new European gas pipeline delivered

The last of the 55,000 pieces of pipe needed to build a transit network from a giant gas field offshore Azerbaijan to Europe has arrived, developers said.

- UPI - US

Currency rates for October 16

The official exchange rate of US dollar and euro to Azerbaijani manat for October 16 was set at 1.7003 manats and 2.0080 manats, respectively.

- AzerNews - AZ

Nathalie Goulet: Azerbaijan may ask international investigation into arms supply to Armenia

Russia's weapon delivery to Armenia, if it's the reality, is a breach of trust, said Nathalie Goulet, French senator and vice-chair of the Senate's Foreign Affairs Committee.

- AzerNews - AZ

Armenia 118 times breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan in 24 hours

Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 118 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said on October 16.

- AzerNews - AZ

Deputy minister: Azerbaijan, US increase trade turnover

The trade turnover between Azerbaijan and the US has been growing this year, Azerbaijani Deputy Minister of Economy Sahil Babayev told reporters in Baku Oct. 16.

- AzerNews - AZ

Journalist facing persecution in Azerbaijan detained in Ukraine

Fikret Guseinov, a journalist working from Dutch exile for the opposition TV Turan channel, was detained on October 14 at Kyiv’s Boryspil Airport. Since one of the charges against him is of ‘illegally crossing the border’ when he left Azerbaijan in 2008, the question yet again arises of what checking ...

- KhPG.org.ua - ua

Azerbaijani entrepreneurs get 97M manats in soft loans since early 2017

Azerbaijani entrepreneurs get 97M manats in soft loans since early 2017...

- MENAFN - JO

Ariel Cohen: $100 million will not change Armenia's lagging behind Azerbaijan in terms of arsenal

Few days earlier, the Armenian side has approved the deal with Russia on weapons supply to Armenia through a $200 million deal. The Armenian government approved the first $ 100 million loan package, which will be extended to Armenia for 20 years.

- AzerNews - AZ

How will Helsinki Commission's hearings affect Karabakh peace diplomacy?

At the beginning of the next week, Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents will come together in Geneva to discuss the resolution of the long-lasting Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, one of the deadliest conflicts in the world.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijani parliamentary delegation attends IPU Assembly in Saint Petersburg

An Azerbaijani delegation led by Speaker of the Parliament Ogtay Asadov has attended the opening of the 137th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Saint Petersburg.

- AzerNews - AZ

Banks working in intensive mode during Baku Shopping Festival

Fifty eight branches of 24 banks have switched to intensive mode in connection with the Baku Shopping Festival since October 15 on the recommendation of Azerbaijan's Financial Market Supervisory Authority .

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijani entrepreneurs get 97M manats in soft loans since early 2017

Azerbaijan's National Fund for Entrepreneurship Support has provided preferential loans worth 97 million manats to businessmen since early 2017, the Azerbaijani Economy Ministry said.

- AzerNews - AZ

Ariel Cohen: $100 million will not change Armenia's lagging behind Azerbaijan in terms of arsenal

- Today.Az - AZ

Banks working in intensive mode during Baku Shopping Festival

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijani entrepreneurs get 97M manats in soft loans since early 2017

- Today.Az - AZ

UN Condemns LGBT Crackdown in Azerbaijan, Egypt, Indonesia

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- Albawaba - UK

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev completes Azerbaijan visit

President of the Republic of Bulgaria Rumen Radev today ended his official visit to Azerbaijan.

- AzerNews - AZ

Armenia 112 times breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan in 24 hours

Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 112 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said on October 15.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijan's Air Defense troops conduct field firing

Combat readiness of the Buk-MB' anti-aircraft missile systems of Azerbaijan's Air Defense troops were inspected in line with the instructions of Azerbaijani defense minister, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, the Defense Ministry said on October 14.

- AzerNews - AZ

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev completes Azerbaijan visit

- Today.Az - AZ

Armenia 112 times breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan in 24 hours

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijan's Air Defense troops conduct field firing

- Today.Az - AZ

U.N. condemns LGBT arrests in Azerbaijan, Egypt and Indonesia

United Nations officials expressed deep concern regarding waves of arrests of LGBT people in Azerbaijan, Egypt and Indonesia.

- UPI - US

Parliaments of Azerbaijan, Belarus sign declaration

- Today.Az - AZ

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