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COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Carlsberg sales boosted by warm weather in Europe

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Danish brewer Carlsberg says its third-quarter revenue rose on strong beer sales across its major markets, boosted by unusually hot weather in western Europe. The company said Thursday its sales increased 7.4 percent to 17.6 billion kroner ($2.7 billion) from 16.4 billion kroner a year earlier. Carlsberg didn’t publish net income figures … Continue reading COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Carlsberg sales boosted by warm weather in Europe

BAKU, Azerbaijan | Trump adviser says no clarity on further sanctions on Russia

BAKU, Azerbaijan — U.S. President Donald Trump‘s national security adviser says the administration hasn’t yet made up its mind on further sanctions against Russia tied to the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy. The U.S. imposed the latest Russian sanctions earlier this year in reaction to the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Britain. … Continue reading BAKU, Azerbaijan | Trump adviser says no clarity on further sanctions on Russia

LONDON | Woman who spent $21M at Harrods fights UK wealth order

LONDON — A woman from Azerbaijan who spent 16 million pounds ($21 million) at luxury London department store Harrods over the course of a decade is the first target of a British power to seize money from people who can’t explain the origins of their wealth. A court has ordered Zamira Hajiyeva to explain where … Continue reading LONDON | Woman who spent $21M at Harrods fights UK wealth order

UN News: Secretary-General Encourages Armenia, Azerbaijan to Take Confidence-Building Steps towards Peaceful Settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

UNITED NATIONS – The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres: The Secretary-General welcomes the meeting between the Foreign Ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan, held on 26 September in the margins of the General Assembly, under the auspices of the Co-Chairs of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in … Continue reading UN News: Secretary-General Encourages Armenia, Azerbaijan to Take Confidence-Building Steps towards Peaceful Settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict

U.S. Department of State News: Release of Ilgar Mammadov

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State released the following statement: The United States welcomes the decision of the Azerbaijani Court of Appeal to release Republican Alternative Party Chairman Ilgar Mammadov, whose conviction and imprisonment for over five years raised serious concerns about the rule of law in Azerbaijan.  We call on the government to drop … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Release of Ilgar Mammadov

BRUSSELS | The Latest: Trump attending second day of meetings at NATO

BRUSSELS — The Latest on President Donald Trump President Donald Trump,‘s trip to Europe (all times local): 9:30 a.m. President Donald Trump has arrived at NATO headquarters, where he’s attending a second day of meetings with leaders of the military alliance. Trump was running behind schedule Thursday morning and arrived at the Brussels site a … Continue reading BRUSSELS | The Latest: Trump attending second day of meetings at NATO

BRUSSELS  | The Latest: Trump holding series of 1-on-1 meetings at NATO

BRUSSELS  — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Europe (all times local): 8:25 a.m. President Donald Trump will be meeting with the leaders of Azerbaijan, Romania, Ukraine and Georgia as he kicks off his second day at the NATO summit in Brussels. The president will also be attending a pair of meetings of … Continue reading BRUSSELS  | The Latest: Trump holding series of 1-on-1 meetings at NATO

U.S. Department of State News: Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Alice Wells Travel to Baku, Azerbaijan

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells will travel to Baku, Azerbaijan, June 27-29, to participate in a meeting of the International Contact Group (ICG) on Afghanistan.  Over fifty countries and international organizations will participate in … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Alice Wells Travel to Baku, Azerbaijan