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Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev, his wife Mehriban Aliyeva watch last minutes of the Formula One Grand Prix of Europe at the Baku circuit in Baku, Azerbaijan
2017-02-21, The Mercury News
Putting all other power couples to shame, Azerbaijan’s president has made his wife his vice president. Mehriban Aliyeva, 52, is the...
Business Day Online (NewsDB Live): Ladies, can your man make you vice president of a country? Probably not. Unless, of course, you happen to be the wife of the president in Azerbaijan, in which case your husband, Ilham Aliyev, just named you his deputy. Putting all other power couples to shame,...
Topix: Moskovsky Komsomolets , RussiaFeb 9 2017 The Lapshin case: Belarus suspected of trying to destroy Eurasian Economic Community and CSTO; experts comment on dispute between Minsk and Yerevan by Artur Avakov [Groong note: the below was translated from Russian]...
Topix: STEPANAKERT, February 22. /ARKA/. Tension on the line of contact between Karabakh and Azerbaijani armed forces escalated this night, Nagorno-Karabakh Republic's defense ministry reported Wednesday morning. ......
Chosun Ilbo: Azerbaijani PresidentIlham Aliyev has appointed his wife as first vice president, putting her first in line to take over if the president dies or is incapacitated.Aliyev's order naming Mehriban Aliyeva to the newly created No. 2 post was published on the...
Public Technologies: (Source: World Chess Federation) The fifth round of the FIDEWorld ChessSharjahGrand Prix was played at the Sharjah Cultural and Chess Club. The tournament co-leaders Shakhriyar Mamedyarov and Maxime Vachier-Lagrave maintained the position on the top by...
Public Technologies: (Source: Presidency of the Republic of Turkey) Presidential Spokesperson Kalın said: 'The vote, which will be held on April 16, is of great importance to Turkey in terms of reaching the level of contemporary civilizations, being a stable, powerful and...
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Public Technologies: (Source: Joint Chiefs of Staff) BAKU, Azerbaijan, Feb. 16, 2017, February 22, 2017 - Marine CorpsGen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, met with his Russian counterpart, Army Gen. Valery Gerasimov, here today. Dunford and Gerasimov, the...
Topix: News selected on topics and regions - oil and gas, business, politics, IT, the South Caucasus, the Caspian Sea region, Central Asia Ranking of the Azerbaijani banking sector Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb.21 By Leman Zeynalova - Trend: OPEC countries are aiming to...
Topix: YEREVAN, February 21. /ARKA/. Samvel Martirosyan, cyber security specialist, warned yesterday ArmenianInternet users of the attack Azerbaijani hackers are preparing now. In his words, hackers from the neighboring country are planning to attack websites,...
Topix: On Monday, Feb. 20, 2017, Boyer was answering a report of a traffic accident when he was shot and killed, auth... . Authorities investigate the scene after a deadly shooting in Whitter, Calif., Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. ......
Topix: Azerbaijani citizen Eldaniz Guliyev, who as an ethnic Talysh, has warned the Azerbaijani authorities that he will relocate to Armenia, Talishinfo media outlet reports citing Talish blogger Azar Kazimov. Eldaniz Guliyev, who lives in Lerik region of Azerbaijan,...
Topix: Move comes on the coattails of a referendum seen as part of President Aliyev's strategy to cement his family's grip on power. Azerbaijan's first lady, Mehriban Aliyeva , has been appointed first vice president of the country by her husband Ilham Aliyev, a...