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Afghan Gypsies Wait for Recognition.

Official promises to ensure community has access to basic services have yet to be realized. Mah Gul, 70, works from morning to night on the streets each day as a palmist and fortuneteller. Clad in a worn, torn dress with a string of colourful beads around her neck, she grabs the attention of passersby by shouting, Let me ...


DLA EMEA boss: Berlin and Georgia “weren't profitable enough” to keep.

DLA Piper joint managing director of Europe and the Middle East Olaf Schmidt told The Lawyer that the two recent office closures in Georgia and Berlin were caused by a lack of profitability. The post DLA EMEA boss: Berlin and Georgia “weren't profitable enough” to keep appeared first on The Lawyer | Legal News ...

- The Lawyer - US

Baku 2017 interviews para-judo athlete Ilham Zakiyev.

Azerbaijan's para-judo athlete Ilham Zakiyev was interviewed by the official website of Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Game.

- AzerNews - AZ

Georgia couple reportedly sues to make daughter's sur name 'Allah'.

A Georgia couple has reportedly filed a lawsuit against the state after it was denied a birth certificate for their infant with the last name they gave her – Allah.

- FOX News - US

What's Chechnya doing in Syria?.

Russia is finding the Republic of Chechnya's influence to be very helpful in Syria.

- Al-Monitor - EG

Opinion: Germany's Andre Schürrle proves a point in Baku.

Often criticzed and inconsistent, Andre Schürrle put in a timely performance for Germany against Azerbaijan. The BVB winger showed all of his qualities and must now aim to be more consistent.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

A couple is suing Georgia to name their daughter Allah.

And Louisiana has an even more restrictive rule on naming children

- Times-Picayune - US

Schuerrle on target as Germany crush Azeris to go seven points clear.

BAKU - Andre Schuerrle scored twice and set up another goal as world champions Germany cruised to a comfortable 4-1 victory over Azerbaijan on Sunday to stay on track for a spot in next year's World Cup in Russia with a seven-point lead in Group C.

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Schürrle double helps Germany get the job done in Azerbaijan.

Germany kept their perfect record in qualifying intact as they beat Azerbaijan 4-1 in Baku. Andre Schürrle, Thomas Müller and Mario Gomez all found the net for the world champions.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Italy remains leader among Azerbaijan's foreign trade partners.

Italy ranked first in the list of Azerbaijan's foreign trading partners in Jan.-Feb. 2017 with a trade turnover of $461.5 million, said a report of Azerbaijan's State Customs Committee.

- AzerNews - AZ

Armenia breaks ceasefire with Azerbaijan 118 times in 24 hours.

Over the past 24 hours, Armenian armed forces have 118 times violated the ceasefire in various directions along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told Trend March 26.

- AzerNews - AZ

Ilham Aliyev receives credentials of incoming Portuguese, Danish ambassadors

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received credentials of newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Denmark Svend Olling.

- AzerNews - AZ

Italy remains leader among Azerbaijan's foreign trade partners

- Today.Az - AZ

Ozil fit to face Azerbaijan for Germany

BAKU , March 26 — Arsenal's attacking midfielder Mesut Ozil is fit to face Azerbaijan for record-breaking Germany in today's World Cup qualifier in Baku, the German Football Association has confirmed. Gunners' star Ozil...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Georgia's Biggest Killer? Its Roads.

On 22 March, in Tbilisi, a mother and a daughter standing on the side of the road were hit by a car. The 11-year-old girl died on the spot.

- Global Voices - US

Azerbaijani president congratulates Bangladeshi counterpart

Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev has sent a congratulatory letter to Bangladesh's President Abdul Hamid.

- AzerNews - AZ

Ozil doubtful for Azerbaijan qualifier, says coach Loew

Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil is doubtful for Sunday's World Cup 2018 qualifier at Azerbaijan after receiving treatment for a back injury, coach Joachim Loew said yesterday. Ozil, who missed their 1-0 friendly win over England on Wednesday, skipped Friday's training session before the team headed for Baku and will have to ...

- - MT

Nuts & Bolts: the guide to a Democratic campaign. What can special elections teach us?

Welcome back, Saturday Campaign D-I-Y'ers! For those who tune in, welcome to the Nuts & Bolts of a Democratic campaign. Each week, we discuss issues that help drive successful campaigns. If you've missed prior diaries, please visit our group or follow Nuts & Bolts Guide. With only weeks away from two special elections in ...

- Daily Kos - US

Plane crashes in Georgia neighborhood, killing pilot

A small plane crashed in a residential neighborhood in Marietta, Ga., on Friday, killing the pilot and destroying the home, police said.

- UPI - US

Plane crashes into Georgia house

A private plane crashed into a residence in an Atlanta suburb Friday night, but the people inside the home got out safely, authorities said.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Germany seek to continue perfect qualifying campaign in Azerbaijan

His team haven't conceded since Euro 2016 and have a perfect World Cup qualifying record but coach Joachim Löw still wants more. An improving Azerbaijan hope to throw a spanner in the works on Sunday.

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Investigators recover data recorder in Georgia plane crash

ATLANTA — Federal investigators have recovered a bright orange data recorder, often referred to as a "black box," after the fiery crash of a...

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Azerbaijan may further reduce trade with neighboring countries

- Today.Az - AZ

Karabakh conflict hinders Armenia's participation in global projects

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijan, US – strategic partners: envoy

- Today.Az - AZ

Azerbaijan`s building materials output sees strong growth

Output of Azerbaijan's building materials sector has increased 71.2 per cent in the first two months of 2017, according to the State Statistics Committee, AZERTAG reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijan may further reduce trade with neighboring countries

In case the global financial and economic crisis continues, Azerbaijan may further reduce economic relations with its foreign partners, Chairman of the State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan Aydin Aliyev told Trend.

- AzerNews - AZ

Karabakh conflict hinders Armenia's participation in global projects

Such strategic initiatives as the Southern Gas Corridor, as well as the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway, have the potential to deepen the participation of the South Caucasus countries in global supply chains, reads an article posted on the website of The Jamestown Foundation.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijani oil prices for March 20 – 24

Average price of AZERI LT CIF, extracted at Azerbaijan's Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli block of fields, was $51.99 per barrel on March 20-24 or $0.55 per barrel less than the previous week.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijan`s GDP grows 0.4 per cent

Azerbaijan`s Gross Domestic Product increased 0.4 per cent in the first two months of this year to make AZN 10,042,600,000 , the State Statistics Committee said, AZERTAG reported.

- AzerNews - AZ

Armenian president aims to calm public anger by new agreement with EU

Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, by announcing a new EU-Armenia agreement, wants to soothe popular anger over the worsening domestic socio-economic situation, reads an article posted on the website of The Jamestown Foundation.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijan, US – strategic partners: envoy

Azerbaijan is in a strategic partnership with the US, said Elin Suleymanov, Azerbaijan's ambassador to the US, in an interview posted on the website.

- AzerNews - AZ

Eye Opener: GOP gives up its health care bill

After seven years of promising to repeal and replace Obamacare, Republicans pull their bill after failing to get enough votes. Also, cell phone video captures the dramatic moments after a small plane crashes in Georgia. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds. Get the Eye Opener ...


Germany aim to 'ruthlessly' extend record run

Record-breaking Germany face Azerbaijan on Sunday.

- Daily Nation - KE

'House Full of Girls' Case?Contract Dispute or Criminal Action?

Fulton County prosecutors say a Georgia man victimized women he held at a million-dollar mansion, but his lawyer says his client simply "had grand designs to become a very wealthy person."

- Atlanta Daily Report - US

DeKalb Ethics Officer Once Again Targeted by Former Public Official Facing Ethics Inquiry

The last time government officials tried to keep DeKalb County attorney Stacey Kalberman from doing her job as ethics chief, it cost the state of Georgia $1.15 million.

- Atlanta Daily Report - US

Atlanta-filmed 'MacGyver' renewed for second season

CBS' "MacGyver," which films in Atlanta, was given an early renewal March 23. The series films at Mailing Avenue Stageworks in Chosewood Park. "We are thrilled to have MacGyver back for a second season.," said Mailing Avenue partner John Raulet in an email. "The highly technical nature of an action series such as this has a ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Autonomous vehicles bill nearing final passage in General Assembly

Legislation setting a legal framework for autonomous vehicles to hit the highways in Georgia is just a step away from final passage. The Georgia House of Representatives passed a House substitute to Senate Bill 219 Friday 151-17. Since the measure's Senate supporters were at the table when the House substitute was crafted, ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Georgia Senate adopts 'turnaround' plan for failing schools

Legislation providing an alternative to a constitutional amendment Georgia voters defeated last year that would have let the state take over chronically failing schools cleared the Georgia Senate Friday. Senators voted 37-18 in favor of a bill calling for the appointment of a "chief turnaround officer" to work with local ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Georgia Senate OKs raise for governor

Georgia's next governor would be in for a hefty raise under legislation the state Senate approved overwhelmingly Friday. Under the bill, which passed 48-3, Gov. Nathan Deal's successor would receive $175,000 a year starting Jan. 1, 2019. As the current governor, Deal is stuck with the current annual salary of ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Armenia continues breaking ceasefire with Azerbaijan

Over the past 24 hours, Armenia's armed forces have 117 times violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry told Trend Mar. 25.

- AzerNews - AZ

Azerbaijani MP draws NATO PA`s attention to threats posed by Karabakh conflict

- Today.Az - AZ

How an Atlanta dealership acquired a Chevy Bolt six months early

Six months before it was slated to hit dealerships in Georgia, a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt arrived at an Atlanta dealership. How?

- Automotive News - US

As a new poll gives Jon Ossoff a runoff lead, the GOP drops another $1.1 million on ads

On behalf of Fox 5 Atlanta, the independent pollster Opinion Savvy gives Democrat Jon Ossoff two good pieces of news in Georgia's 6th Congressional District. The poll shows Ossoff easily advancing past the April 18 top two primary, but more importantly, Ossoff is competitive against each Republican they tested him against ...

- Daily Kos - US

Small plane crashes into Georgia home, pilot killed

There were no other people on the Cessna.

- ABC News - US

Isis claims responsibility for attack on Russian military base in Chechnya

Russian President Vladimir Putin termed the attack 'gruesome' and called for global efforts to fight terrorism.

- - UK

One dead after plane crashed into Georgia home: Officials

A small private jet has crashed into a home about two and a quarter miles away from the end of the runway at Cobb County International Airport.

- FOX News - US

Russian soldiers killed in 'Islamic State'-claimed attack in Chechnya

The militant group has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack on a military facility in the restive region. A National Guard spokesman said the agency was at the forefront of fighting "international terrorism."

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Surprising twist in confined liquid crystals: A simple route to developing new sensors

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have found a material used for decades to color food items ranging from corn chips to ice creams could potentially have uses far beyond food dyes.

- PhysOrg - NL

Six Russian soldiers, six militants killed in foggy Chechnya base attack

Russia said six of its soldiers had been killed after successfully repelling an assault on a military facility in Chechnya, an attack the Islamic State militant group said it had carried out.

- Stuff - NZ