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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...

2014-08-05 08:22:02

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the United States -- Armenian armed forces have launched numerous large-scale attacks against Azerbaijan both across the Armenia-Azerbaijan border and along the Line of Contact. Armenia's irresponsible and provocative actions, which have led to a major escalation of violence and losses on both sides, prove once again that the protracted and illegal Armenian occupation of the...

2014-07-29 23:02:40

Market Publishers Ltd and Ameria cjsc signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet. London, UK (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 Market Publishers Ltd and Ameria cjsc signed a partnership agreement for quality market research promotion on Internet. MarketPublishers.com is now authorised to distribute and sell research reports prepared by Ameria. Natalie Aster, Assistant Manager at Partners Department, commented upon the recent partnership agreement: “Ameria is a...

Researchers Discover A New Species Of Beetle Discovered In The World's Deepest Cave
2014-07-02 03:12:40

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology The unusual habitat of the Krubera cave in the Western Caucasus remains a mystery. Researchers from two Spanish universities have discovered a new species of beetle in the depths of this cave. Cave beetles are one of the most iconic species found in subterranean habitats. They were historically the first living organisms described by science that are adapted to the conditions of hypogean or subterranean life. Now, a Portuguese...

2014-04-29 23:04:42

Experience the splendors and the contrasts of the Caucasus with Exeter International, a Rebecca Recommends endorsed company. (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 Exeter International’s “Discovery of the Caucasus” tour was recently chosen as one of National Geographic Traveler’s 2014 Tours of a Lifetime. The 12-day tour is featured in the magazine's May issue and on the National Geographic Traveler’s award-winning website. This unique itinerary offers a deep cultural and historical...

2014-03-20 04:21:50

BRUSSELS, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Azerbaijan has Wednesday declared its support for the territorial integrity of Ukraine but it has also demanded that the same principles of international law apply to its annexed territories of Nagorno-Karabakh and surrounding regions, which have been occupied by Armenia for more than 20 years. In an open letter addressed to all European institutions, Elkhan Suleymanov, member of the Azerbaijani Delegation to the Parliamentary...

2013-10-02 23:02:45

Nanotechnology product manufacturer Nanovations Pty Ltd, announces it has won the contract for the supply of its glass coatings to the highest building in the Caucasus. Sydney Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Nanotechnology product manufacturer Nanovations Pty Ltd, announces it has won the contract for the supply of its glass coatings to the Socar Tower project in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Socar Tower at 209 meters is the highest building in the Caucasus region. The...


Latest Caucasus Reference Libraries

2012-06-15 03:29:46

Symbol: NEGR3 Group: Dicot Family: Lamiaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/herb Native Status: L48    I CAN    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:WY Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering...

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2006-03-31 13:15:04

The Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus) is a European member of the thrush family Turdidae. During times of breeding it is found in the higher regions of western and central Europe and also in the Caucasus. During winter it prefers the warmer south. Ring Ouzels are omnivorous, and prefer a wide range of insects, earthworms and berries. They nest in bushes or similar, laying several eggs in a neat cup-shaped nest in rocky areas such as gullies or scree slopes. They do not form flocks, but...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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