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Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev casts his ballot at a polling station during a referendum in Baku, Azerbaijan on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. The Monday vote is on proposals including raising the presidential term from five years to seven.
2016-09-26, Bloomberg
Azeris are voting Monday in a referendum on whether to change the constitution and give sweeping new powers to PresidentIlham Aliyev, who’s seeking to buttress his rule...
Topix: STEPANAKERT, September 27. /ARKA/. The Azerbaijani side has breached the ceasefire agreement more than 35 times over the past night on its contact line with Nagorno Karabakh, the press office of Nagorno-Karabakh Republic's defense ministry reported Tuesday...
Topix: Transfers from the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan to the state budget will be reduced by 1.5 billion manats in 2017, Samir Sharifov, Azerbaijani finance minister, told reporters in Baku Sept. 26. The minister added that the transfers will be reduced to keep the...
Topix: Currently, voter turnout in the referendum on amendments to Azerbaijan's Constitution at the polling stations created in the country's embassy in the United Arab Emirates and in the Consulate General in Dubai, is more than 85 and 82 percent, respectively, the...
Public Technologies: (Source: DCNS SA) 09.27.2016• DCNS will participate in ADEX 2016, Azerbaijan InternationalDefenceIndustry which will be held at Baku in Azerbaijan from 27 to 30 September 2016. As a leader in naval defence, DCNS is willing to develop a long term and...
Kathimerini: The completion of the privatization of Greek natural gas network operatorDESFA and resolving the issue of the Public Power Corporation’s debts to RES (renewable energy source) companies, are the two main obstacles the government faces in its bid to...
Public Technologies: (Source: FIFA - Fédération Internationale de Football Association) With the latest edition set to kick off in just three days, FIFA.com takes a look at some of the facts, figures and tournament records that help tell the story of the FIFA U-17Women's World...
Reuters: BAKU, Sept 27 (Reuters) - A fire at Azerbaijan's Guneshli oil field was extinguished on Tuesday, the state energy company SOCAR said....
Daily Star Lebanon: Azerbaijanis have overwhelmingly backed constitutional changes extending PresidentIlham Aliyev's grip on power in a referendum denounced by opposition and rights groups as a ploy to cement the Aliyev family's dynastic rule ......
Voa News: Azerbaijan held a referendum on Monday on extending the presidential term from five to seven years, a step that a European democracy watchdog said would hand unprecedented power to PresidentIlham Aliyev. Aliyev, 54, succeeded his father as president in 2003...
Bloomberg: Following is a table of annual GDP growth forecasts for Developing Asia through 2017 as reported in AsianDevelopmentOutlook 2016 Update. ========================================================================== AnnualGDP Growth 2017 2016 2015 Update ADO...
Sputnik: Over 87 percent of voters taking part in Azerbaijan's Monday referendum backed constitutional reforms to give the country's president the power to dissolve parliament, Central Election Commission (CEC) Chairman Mazahir Panahov said Tuesday. ......
Sputnik: Over 88 percent of voters taking part in Azerbaijan's Sunday referendum backed constitutional reforms to eliminate age limits for the country's members of parliament, Central Election Commission (CEC) Chairman Mazahir Panahov said Tuesday. ......
Topix: Azerbaijanis are voting on whether to boost the powers of PresidentIlham Aliyev, who has ruled since 2003 and cracked down on dissent. The plan includes lowering the age limit for presidential candidates, creating a strong vice-presidency and extending the...