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Copyright Debbie Smyth, 27 March 2017

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Ghazanchetsots Cathedral

Ghazanchetsots Cathedral 

Shusha, Azerbaijan 

Armenian Apostolic Church 



Football: Schuerrle nets twice for five-star Germany

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

BAKU (AFP) – Germany leaked a first goal since July but extended their perfect record in World Cup qualifiers to five straight wins as Andre Schuerrle scored twice in Sunday’s (March 26) 4-1 victory in Azerbaijan. 464 more words

Current Affairs

Eurovision and politics: Harmony in discord?

According to the rules of the Eurovision Song Contest, “The performance and/or lyrics of a song “must not bring the Contest into disrepute”. No lyrics, speeches, gestures of a political or similar nature are permitted.” While this rule is meant to keep the world’s biggest musical event free of politics, the reality is that the two go hand in hand. 1,903 more words


Azerbaijan is in a strategic partnership with the US

Azerbaijan is in a strategic partnership with the US, said Elin Suleymanov, Azerbaijan’s ambassador to the US, in an interview posted on the kgou.org website. 371 more words

Latest News

Brilliant Shadow Art By Rashad Alakbarov (9 Images)

Azerbaijan based artist Rashad Alakbarov creates wonderful shadow art using everyday objects and reflecting their shadows to create wonderful cityscapes and portraits. My favorite of the lot is the piece above that beautifully incorporates color into the piece for a really striking landscape. 54 more words