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Portugal has girl power


Portugal has been placed in the very top league as one of the best countries in the world for girls.

A new global report from the Save the Children listed Portugal in eighth place out of the 144 nations scrutinised.  

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News.Az congratulates its readers on the World Azerbaijanis' Solidarity Day and the New Year.
The reformist head of Ukraine’s Health Ministry appointed earlier this year, Uliana Suprun, said she strongly disagrees with the elected state secretary of her ministry.
The Government of Armenia allocated 800 million AMD bonuses to the employees of the State Revenue Committee for November, December months, as well as on the occasion of the upcoming holidays.
The Law on the National Energy and Utilities Regulation Commission, adopted by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine September 22, which provides for the establishment of an independent regulator of the energ
More than 26% of the Dutch exports last year were due to independent small businesses, the Dutch statistics bureau CBS...
The Dutch prison population shrank by a further 8% in 2015 and is now 20% down on 10 years ago,...
The EU will provide 7 million Euros to Armenia with the purpose of organizing the electoral process, Ambassador Piotr Switalski – head of the EU delegation to Armenia, announced during the Freedom
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier on Wednesday demanded that Russia cooperate constructively, ahead of the meeting of foreign ministers of the Organization for Security and Cooperation i
The third session of the Economic and Social Commission on countries of Asian and Pacific region is underway these minutes.
A four-year-old boy was killed on Wednesday after he was knocked down by a truck on the R553 in Bobhelong, ER 24 paramedics have said.
The food industry has voluntarily decided to start removing cartoon characters and other children’s favourites from the packaging of more...
“The Moldovan side has officially agreed on opening an Armenian Embassy in Chi?in?u”, deputy minister of foreign affairs Shavarsh Kocharyan said.
Mark Rutte’s government should ratify Ukraine’s association treaty with the EU despite the ‘no’ vote in this year’s referendum, according...
British lawmakers backed Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit timetable on Wednesday after she headed off a rebellion in her Conservative Party over a lack of insight into the government's strategy to
The monitoring passed in accordance with the agreed schedule. No violation of the ceasefire regime was registered. However, the Azerbaijani side did not lead the OSCE mission to its frontlines.
The United Nations will assist Azerbaijan in achieving sustainable development goals, said Ghulam Isaczai, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Azerbaijan.
Starting December 7, Frontex, the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, will be able to deploy as many as 1,500 border guards at short notice to assist member states in emergency situations at their
China unexpectedly joined Russia in blocking a new UN Security Council Resolution on a ceasefire in Aleppo, giving Russian and Syrian government forces an unexpected boost as they push to take new dis
A bilateral currency auction was held at the Central Bank, which also involved SOFAZ.
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the opening of newly reconstructed Ramana-Mashtagha highway in Sabunchu district, as well as a 5-kilometer section of Zigh-Amirjan-Yen
Moscow is hosting the conference of Transport Ministers of Economic and Social Commission for Asian and Pacific.
The bill criminalizing the illicit enrichment is included in the agenda. In his turn, Minister of Economic Development and Investments Suren Karayan proposed to include also the loan agreement in t
The lowest rate of Azerbaijan’s national currency, manat, against the US dollar was set at 1.7414 AZN/USD for Dec. 9 after a currency auction held by the Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) on Dec. 8 wit
Ukraine’s newly created anti-corruption watchdog, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau, said the agency started a pre-trial investigation into the facts of bribery of people’s deputies of t
Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines spoke with TASS in his exclusive interview about his Moscow visit and the prospects of Philippine-Russian cooperation
Two Russian medical specialists were killed on December 5 when militants shelled a mobile military hospital in Aleppo
The negotiators agreed to work out a decision regarding water supplies in Donbas at the talks in Minsk on Wednesday, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) special envoy in the Tr
Inflation rose by 0.2% in November to its highest level in six months, overtaking the interest rate on savings accounts,...
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has greeted President-elect of Austria Alexander Van der Bellen over the win in the presidential elections.
Prime Minister Karen Karapetyan instructed Minister of Education and Science Levon Mkrtchyan to submit within three weeks the complex events schedule aimed at ensuring the mass use of e- education s
Pupils in grades 7, 8 and 9 who got below 40% for maths and, consequently, failed this year are being thrown a lifeline.
"The issues dividing Washington and Moscow are much more serious today than they were seven years ago," former US Ambassador to Russia Alexander Vershbow said
The 4th session of the four-day sitting began in the Parliament.

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