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June 11, 2018 3:07 PM Azerbaijan envoy meets COAS

RAWALPINDI: Azerbaijan’s ambassador to Pakistan called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, the military’s media wing Inter-Services Public Relations said in a statement on Monday. Ambassador Ali Alizada and COAS General Bajwa exchanged ideas on matters related to regional peace and stability and bilateral interests, the statement 9

May 26, 2018 12:00 AM Police say $13b laundered through Estonia

TALLINN/COPENHAGEN: More than $13 billion were laundered through banks in the small Baltic state of Estonia from 2012-2016, with at least 7.3 billion euros in assets through non-resident bank accounts, police said on Friday. The European Union member country has been rocked by revelations of money laundering from Russia, Moldova and Azerbaijan via non-resident 6

April 29, 2018 12:00 AM Vettel on pole for Azerbaijan Grand Prix

BAKU, Azerbaijan: Ferrari´s championship leader Sebastian Vettel claimed pole for Sunday´s Azerbaijan Grand Prix ahead of a revived Lewis Hamilton in a crash-strewn qualifying session on the streets of Baku on Saturday. The German, who leads defending the four-time champion Hamilton by nine points after three races this season, clocked a best lap in one minute 15

April 2, 2018 12:00 AM Shujaat, Pervaiz discuss CPEC with Chinese envoy

LAHORE: Pakistan Muslim League-Q President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain has said that in every difficult time China has supported the people of Pakistan and Pakistan-China friendship has become an example for the world. The PML-Q president Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and senior central leader and former deputy prime minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi hosted a luncheon 12

December 29, 2017 12:00 AM Azerbaijan gives lengthy sentences to Islamist group

BAKU: An Azerbaijani court on Thursday gave jail terms ranging from 12 to 15 years to members of an Islamist group, who claim they were tortured in to giving confessions. The jail terms were handed to 12 members of the "Movement for Muslim Unity", an opposition group, by a court in the oil-rich country’s capital Baku. The group’s lawyer Fariz Namazly 6

December 12, 2017 12:00 AM ECO urges members to boost regional trade volume, connectivity

ISLAMABAD: Economic Coordination Organisation (ECO) Secretary General Halil Ibrahim Akca on Monday called upon the ECO member states to increase their joint efforts for increasing the intra-regional trade by twofold. “ECO Vision 2025 has stipulated to double the intra-regional trade for which we need to at least re-double the efforts,” he said, while 17

November 27, 2017 12:00 AM Pak students secure all prizes in Appldea2R contest

Pak students secure all prizes in Appldea2R contest JAMSHORO: Pakistani students secured all prizes in each phase of AppIdea2R contest held among university students of Economic Cooperation Organisation member countries, says a press release. Members of the ECO are Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan 7

November 24, 2017 12:00 AM Chelsea showing great character this season, says Conte

BAKU, Azerbaijan: Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is pleased with the way his side have reacted to setbacks this season and says the players have shown great character to reach the last 16 of the Champions League. Chelsea’s European campaign suffered a setback last month with a 3-0 defeat at AS Roma but they regained top spot in Group C after Wednesday’s 6

November 1, 2017 3:03 PM WB: Azerbaijan ranks 2nd in Doing Business report for number of reforms

Azerbaijan ranked second among European and Central Asian countries in the World Bank's (WB) Doing Business report by the number of implemented reforms, WB expert Maria Gamez told a press conference in Baku Nov. 1. She said that in 2016, Azerbaijan implemented four reforms, coming after only Uzbekistan which implemented five reforms. “In total, the countries 15

October 17, 2017 11:04 AM Belarus' investments in Azerbaijan at $1bn over past decade

BAKU, 17 October (BelTA-Trend) - The National Confederation of Entrepreneurs (Employers) Organizations of Azerbaijan (ASK) and the Belarusian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BelCCI) signed a memorandum of cooperation during the Azerbaijan-Belarus business forum in Baku. The document was signed by ASK President Mammad Musayev and BelCCI Chairman Vladimir 13