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    Freedom of the Press Index: Press freedom declined to its lowest point in 12 years in 2015
    May03

    Freedom of the Press Index: Press freedom declined to its lowest point in 12 years in 2015

    TODAY marks the observance of World Press Freedom Day, which only serves to highlight the sobering fact that last year saw the global level of press freedom sink to its lowest point in 12 years, according to the Freedom of the Press 2016 index. The index was released as part of the Freedom of the Press 2016 report, which put the global average...

    Tear gas in Paris, Istanbul as tensions erupt on May Day
    May02

    Tear gas in Paris, Istanbul as tensions erupt on May Day

    A protester is taken away on a stretcher after being injured during clashes with anti-riot police at a May Day rally in Bakirkoy, a district of Istanbul. — AFP photo PARIS: French and Turkish police fired tear gas at protesters as tensions erupted in both countries during May Day rallies yesterday, while thousands marched across the globe for the...

    Lavrov and Kerry discuss situation in Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone
    May02

    Lavrov and Kerry discuss situation in Nagorno Karabakh conflict zone

    The sides also discussed the situation in Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Among the winners of the award Gerd Bucerius  is a journalist from Azerbaijan
    May02

    Among the winners of the award Gerd Bucerius is a journalist from Azerbaijan

    Baku / 02.04.16 / Turan: In 2016, the Free Media Awards presented by the Fritt Ord Foundation in Oslo and the ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius in Hamburg will go to three journalists and media in Azerbaijan, Russia and Ukraine. The independent jury has considered 40 nominations submitted by NGOs, human rights organisations and other...

    CIA ‘live-tweets’ Abbottabad raid five years after killing Osama bin Laden
    May02

    CIA ‘live-tweets’ Abbottabad raid five years after killing Osama bin Laden

    President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, along with with members of the national security team, receive an update on the mission against Osama bin Laden in the Situation Room of the White House, May 1, 2011. Please note: a classified document seen in this photograph has been obscured. (Source: Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)...

    As part of Green Card Most Cars Left for Iran and Turkey in April
    May02

    As part of Green Card Most Cars Left for Iran and Turkey in April

    BAKU / 02.05.16 / TURAN: The Bureau of Compulsory Insurance (BCI) reports that in April, the award under the concluded 387 international contracts in the international Green Card system amounted to 81,483 manat. Most (324) policies are designed for cars to travel to Iran and Turkey, 62 for other countries of the Green Card, and only 1 contract...

    Gas Supply from Azerbaijan to Europe has no Future: FAAE
    May02

    Gas Supply from Azerbaijan to Europe has no Future: FAAE

    Symposium devoted to 160th anniversary of gasification of Slovakia was launched in the period of April 26-27 in Bratislava. Slovakia is among the first countries, where gas extraction and use was implemented. The symposium was organized by International Gas Union in partnership with Oil and Gas Association. Participants of the event were Marosh...

    Beeline Subscribers buying Micromax Bolt D320 smartphones to get a subscription to Smart 1500 tariff plan and 5GB internet
    May02

    Beeline Subscribers buying Micromax Bolt D320 smartphones to get a subscription to Smart 1500 tariff plan and 5GB internet

    Beeline Armenia is pleased to announce that the subscribers who buy Micromax Bolt D320 smartphones starting from May 2 will get a month’s worth subscription to Smart 1500 tariff plan and 5GB internet which they can use in 6 months. The press office of Beeline Armenia reports that the price of the special offer is AMD 29,900. Smart 1500...

    Villarreal warm up for Liverpool by clinching CL berth
    May02

    Villarreal warm up for Liverpool by clinching CL berth

    Villarreal players celebrate after scoring a goal during their Europa League semifinal first leg football match between Villarreal and Liverpool FC at the Madrigal stadium in Villarreal, Spain, on Thursday April 28, 2016. Villarreal won 1-0. Photo: Alberto Saiz/AP BARCELONA: Villarreal warmed up for its decisive Europa League semifinal at...

    Zardusht Alizade: After Ukraine and Syria, Putin wants to play a peacekeeper’s role in Karabakh
    May02

    Zardusht Alizade: After Ukraine and Syria, Putin wants to play a peacekeeper’s role in Karabakh

    What would say about the reasons and results of the “four-day war”? My attitude towards the core of the Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh has not changed since 1988. The conflict, which was in a latent phase, was skillfully activated by the Kremlin, developed to a hot phase and frozen in 1994 after the Kremlin achieved the...

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