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USD rate falls below AZN 1.6

The Central Bank of Azerbaijan has announced USD/AZN rate for October 12.
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Thailand’s flagship airline on Thursday said it had launched a probe into revelations that Rolls-Royce paid millions of dollars in bribes to win contracts, including to airline employees and gov
Chux Ohai The panel of judges for the Flash Fiction Award category of the Etisalat Prize for Literature has announced that there will be no winner and runners-up for the 2016 edition of the prize. The
The number of cyber attacks on NATO has increased markedly over the past year, according to the head of the military alliance, Deutsche Welle reported.
The President-elect of The Gambia has invited all to his inauguration as the President of of the country. Barrow said this in a tweet on Thursday that the inauguration would be holding  at the Gambian
US broadcaster ESPN was plunged into a race row after one of its commentators compared tennis player Venus Williams to a “gorilla”, prompting a flood of criticism online. Commentator Doug
A member of the Peoples Democratic Party caucus in the Senate, Senator Nelson Effiong, has notified the lawmakers on his intention to defect from the minority party to the majority All Progressives Co
President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate to notify the legislature of his intention to proceed on leave between January 23 and February 6, 2017. In the letter read by the President of the
Novak Djokovic suffered arguably the biggest defeat of his career when he crashed out of the Australian Open to 117th-ranked Uzbek Denis Istomin on Thursday, extending his mystifying slump in form. Wi
Trade turnover between Ukraine and Turkey has reduced in recent years, Ambassador of Ukraine to Turkey Andrii Sybiha said during a video project Diplomacy without Borders, according to a UNIAN corresp
Steeper cuts in OPEC oil production are likely this month as producers increasingly implement a recent landmark deal aimed at stabilising oil prices, the IEA said Thursday. “Initial indications
Argentine striker Carlos Tevez arrived Thursday to a rousing welcome from hundreds of fans in Shanghai, where he will join local side Shenhua in a deal that reportedly makes him the world’s top-
Brazilian starlet Gabriel Jesus has formally completed his move to Manchester City from Palmeiras, the Premier League club announced on Thursday. City agreed to sign Jesus on a five-year contract in A
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Russia has announced its consent to arm the OSCE monitors in Donbas with small arms in order to claim it is loyal to the Minsk process, said Director of Foreign Policy Institute of the Diplomatic Acad
CIECH Soda Romania, the production unit of CIECH Group, registered a record production last year, following investments of RON33.5 million, the company said in a statement Thursday.
Ozioma Ubabukoh Over the last five years, Original Equipment Manufacturers have flooded the Nigerian smartphone market, hoping to occupy the space as the primary retailers. In other words, they all st
The first patient Cynthia Waliaula lost was a baby who stopped breathing while she carried him in her arms through the hospital, desperately trying to find an oxygen tank. Barely out of medical school
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Wednesday admonished Nigerians not to engage ?in panic buying of petrol as there was no plan to increase its price. ? In a statement released in Abuja by
Brexit plan unfolds, papers wonder what that means for Europeans, while the Socialist primaries are also making the headlines.
All contracts procure medicines using 2016 budget funds have been signed and tenders have been announced, acting Health Minister Ulana Suprun said at a press conference on Wednesday.
Three Dutch companies feature in a new ranking of the world’s top 10 most sustainable companies. The list, put together...
The priority tasks of the Ministry of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine in 2017 are land reform, stimulation of the agrarian sector development, improvement of quality and food safety, and the devel
The Council of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) after an extraordinary meeting held on January 17 devoted the current state of the currency market has recommended the government and NBU Board to rev
Christian Mihr, executive director of RSF Germany, told reporters in Berlin that initially there were signs that Dink’s murder was not carried out by a small group of nationalists.
Lawlessness in the City of Joburg has, for too long, been allowed to be a part of its fabric, but culprits are now going to face the full might of the law.
The Ukrainian defense-industrial complex has problems with human resources as well
The Dutch unemployment rate fell to 5.4% in the final quarter of 2016, the lowest level in 10 years, national...
Armenia’s Government approved the proposal on signing an agreement with the United Arab Emirates over the elimination of visa regime.
The Ukrainian Defense Ministry is experiencing difficulties in carrying out its reform and requires assistance from foreign advisors, Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak said at a meeting with U.S. Ambas
The Head of State hopes that his meeting with Donald Trump, who will be sworn in as the 45th U.S. President Jan 20, will take place in Washington in February, according to The Wall Street Journal.
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CIECH Soda Romania Posts Record Production In 2016 Following RON33.5M Investments

CIECH Soda Romania, the production unit of CIECH Group, registered a record production last year, following investments of RON33.5 million, the company said in a statement Thursday.
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Bulgaria, Serbia to Ink Gas Interconnector MoU

Bulgaria and Serbia's Energy Ministers are to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on the construction of a gas link between the two countries, Bulgarian officials say.Temenuzhka Petkova and Aleksandar
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Bank of Cyprus CEO expects modest profitability, says LSE listing “right place” for stock

The Bank of Cyprus, the island’s largest lender, expects modest profitability in the coming quarters as its turnaround unfolds but will not resume dividend payment this year, its chief executive said
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Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny defends Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger's recent record at Arsenal should not undermine the long-serving manager's ability to help his players develop and fulfill their potential, defender Laurent Koscielny has said.
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Newcastle stand by Jonjo Shelvey after his five-match ban

The 24-year-old was also fined £100,000 and ordered to attend an FA education course after an Independent Regulatory Commission found him guilty of abusing Wolves midfielder Romain Saiss.
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UFC Fight Night London: Manuwa to fight Corey Anderson

EXCLUSIVE: Jimi Manuwa is set to return to his home town to fight Corey Anderson in a light heavyweight bout as UFC confirm four extra fights for London event.
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Carlos Tevez's Chinese Super League adventure begins

Carlos Tevez's first taste of the Chinese Super League revolution was to be met by thousands of fans after the world's best-paid player arrived in Shanghai on Thursday morning.
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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger rules out Dimitri Payet move

Arsene Wenger admits he is a fan of Dimitri Payet, but says he does not need to buy another attacking midfielder. The West Ham star is refusing to play for the club as he pushes for a move to Marsei
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Lord Coe ready to give further evidence to Westminster

MATT LAWTON: Lord Coe appears to have performed an about-turn and agreed to face further questions from MPs over what exactly he knew of corruption in world athletics.
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He’s known The Donald for years through his golf interests in Aberdeen. ‘I’ve taken the view it’s the only inauguration I’m likely to go to,’ he muses.
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Small energy firms dominate the top of the table while the Big Six firms remain at the bottom, with price being the number one reason consumer say they pick an energy firm.
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In early deals the FTSE 100 was down 12 points at 7,235.0, having closed up 27.23 points at 7247.61 yesterday.
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BRIEF-Quam Ltd updates on resumption of trading in shares of co

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Euro zone investments fall, current account surplus widens in Nov: ECB

FRANKFURT, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Investments in the euro zone fell sharply in November while the bloc's current account surplus widened, the European Central Bank said on Thursday.
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BRIEF-Huatai Securities, units reprimanded by regulator on violation of regulations

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