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2014-10-02 12:21:26

BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Azerbaijan has branded the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly a "failed and unfortunate initiative" and has challenged its fellow member states to explain why it should remain a member. The Chairman of the Azerbaijani Delegation to the Euronest PA, Elkhan Suleymanov, has written to his colleagues as a "last resort" telling them that the body, constituted in 2011, is now "bogged down by indecision, platitudes and double...

2014-08-29 04:20:53

BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Speaking out against recent allegations that it holds political prisoners, Azerbaijan has brought into the spotlight those countries and international organisations that are quick to accuse Baku of human rights violations, but seem indifferent to the 23-year occupation by Armenia of 20% of Azerbaijani territory. Elkhan Suleymanov, Member of the Azerbaijani Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe...

2014-05-14 12:28:08

BAKU, Azerbaijan, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Azerbaijan's Presidency of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and the recent landmark visit by French President Francois Hollande have been used by NGOs to selectively target Baku as part of a "biased campaign", a prominent MP said today. Elkhan Suleymanov said the letter writing campaign by the European Stability Initiative, Freedom House and Human Rights Watch over the issue of political prisoners has...

2014-05-08 23:11:12

The male calf, Baku, is only the second birth of his species at the zoo. He will remain behind the scenes in the zoo's Toyota Elephant Passage exhibit while being cared for by his mother until they are comfortable enough to venture outdoors. Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 Denver Zoo is celebrating the birth of an endangered Malayan tapir calf. The male calf, named Baku (BAH-koo), was born to mother, Rinny, and father, Benny, late in the evening on April 29, and is only the second...

2014-03-03 12:25:55

BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Azerbaijan leader pledges high quality Games, and gives go-ahead for rapid transformation of historic lake area to boost environmental, social, and employment benefits from Games - "We want to provide the best possible venues and theatres of sport for the finest athletes of Europe at the Baku First European Games," the President said. The President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev, has visited the Olympic Stadium...

2014-01-27 20:21:25

BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Inaugural Games to Serve as Qualifier for Rio 2016 Olympic Games With exactly 500 days to go until the Opening Ceremony of the inaugural European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan, organisers said today that preparations were on target to host a spectacular festival of sport that unifies people across Europe. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140128/666744 ) The European Games in Baku next year will...

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2012-06-18 09:22:48

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