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Microsoft asks staff in Seattle area Silicon Valley to work from home

News.Az - Thu, 05/03/2020 - 09:05
Microsoft Corp on Wednesday joined the growing number of US companies asking employees to work from home in order to limit exposure to the spreading coronavirus outbreak as it responded to cases near its Seattle headquarters and in California Reuters reported
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Azeri Light sells for 5432

News.Az - Thu, 05/03/2020 - 08:49
Azerbaijani oil price has fallen on the world markets
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Ronaldinho arrested for alleged passport fraud

News.Az - Thu, 05/03/2020 - 08:32
Brazilian football great Ronaldinho and his brother Roberto Assis have been arrested in Paraguayan capital Asuncion for allegedly entering the country with false passports Xinhua reported
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Azerbaijani troops redeployed during largescale commandstaff exercises VIDEO

News.Az - Thu, 05/03/2020 - 08:15
In accordance with the decision made during the largescale commandstaff exercises of the Azerbaijani army the troops and command posts were redeployed to operational areas frontal and army aviation was transferred to reserve airfields rocket and artillery troops were deployed to the reserve firing and starting positions the Defense Ministry reported Thursday
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US senator wants to ban TikTok for federal workers

News.Az - Thu, 05/03/2020 - 07:25
Republican Senator Josh Hawley on Wednesday said he will introduce legislation banning federal employees from using social media app TikTok on their devices and accused the company of sharing data with the Chinese government Reuters reported
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Ministry of Economy Azerbaijani products to be exported dutyfree to Turkey

News.Az - Thu, 05/03/2020 - 07:08
The friendly and fraternal AzerbaijanTurkey relations as well as the great importance which the heads of two states attach to further development of bilateral relations create a solid basis and favorable conditions for further expansion of the economic cooperation Deputy Director of Department of Foreign Trade policy and WTO at Ministry of Economy of Azerbaijan Khazar Bashirov said
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Coronavirus California declares emergency after death

News.Az - Thu, 05/03/2020 - 06:52
California has declared a state of emergency after announcing its first coronavirus death bringing the US death toll from the disease to 11 BBC News reported
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Armenia violates ceasefire with Azerbaijan 25 times

News.Az - Thu, 05/03/2020 - 06:36
Over the past 24 hours Armenian armed forces have violated the ceasefire along the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops 25 times using sniper rifles the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry said on March 5
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Death toll in China from coronavirus rises to 3014

News.Az - Thu, 05/03/2020 - 06:20
The death toll from the novel coronavirus outbreak in China rose to 3014 Thursday according to the National Health Commission Anadolu Agency reported
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Azerbaijani president allocates AZN 158m for construction of highway in Tovuz

News.Az - Thu, 05/03/2020 - 06:03
President Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order regarding measures to construct EyyubluAranGovlarAshaghi GushchuKokhanabi highway in Tovuz district
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Baku Mayors Office authorizes womens march

News.Az - Wed, 04/03/2020 - 21:02
Baku City Executive Power has reviewed the request of Gulnara Mehdiyeva Rabiyya Mammadova and others to stage a march on International Womens Day Report says
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President Ilham Aliyev inaugurated Goranboy District Central Hospital UPDATED

News.Az - Wed, 04/03/2020 - 18:03
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the opening of Goranboy District Central Hospital APA reports
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WHO warns of global shortage of medical equipment to fight coronavirus

News.Az - Wed, 04/03/2020 - 17:54
The World Health Organization WHO on Tuesday warned of a global shortage and price gouging for protective equipment to fight the fastspreading coronavirus and asked companies and governments to increase production by 40 as the death toll from the respiratory illness mounted Reuters reports
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Ukraines President Zelensky nominates Denis Shmygal as new prime minister

News.Az - Wed, 04/03/2020 - 17:48
Earlier Ukraines parliament approved the resignation of Prime Minister Alexei Goncharuk which entailed resignation of the government
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Shares of five giant companies decline much

News.Az - Wed, 04/03/2020 - 17:43
Prices for shares of the worlds largest companies have become known
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Azerbaijan suspends entry of Iranian ships

News.Az - Wed, 04/03/2020 - 16:37
Ships sailing under the national flag of the Islamic Republic of Iran have been temporarily restricted to enter the ports of the Republic of Azerbaijan spokesman of the State Maritime Agency Tural Museyibov told APA
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New indictment filed against Armenia exdefense minister

News.Az - Wed, 04/03/2020 - 16:30
Former Minister of Defense of Armenia Seyran Ohanyan has now been charged with squandering of especially largesize property
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Test kit to detect coronavirus in one hour may be released in March

News.Az - Wed, 04/03/2020 - 16:18
Shimadzu Corp said Wednesday it aims to develop a testing method that can detect the new coronavirus in one hour far shorter than the six hours required for current tests for release by the end of March APA reports citing JapanTimes
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President Ilham Aliyev attends opening of newly reconstructed highway in Tovuz

News.Az - Wed, 04/03/2020 - 14:47
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the inauguration of the newly renovated GovlarEyyubluAlakolIbrahimhajiliYanigliAghajgalaGochdaraChobansighnagYoghunbulagSaritala highway in Tovuz
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Iran coronavirus death toll rises to 92

News.Az - Wed, 04/03/2020 - 14:27
Iran on Wednesday reported 15 new deaths from the novel coronavirus and 586 additional cases bringing the overall toll to 92 dead and 2922 infected AFP reported
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