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Once upon a time New York City’s Empire State Building was the envy of the world, the tallest skyscraper then constructed dwarfed all other man made objects. Fast forward to today and news from Azerbaijan. The filthy rich former Soviet Union outpost intends on using oil revenues to catapult itself into the modern age with a range of ambitious projects, including erecting the world’s tallest building.
Azerbaijan welcomed in the spring last week with one of its biggest parties of the year, an event that saw thousands of revelers come out onto the streets of capital city Baku to join in the festivities.
Two motorcycle enthusiasts from Yorkshire in the UK have embarked on an ambitious road trip taking in 28 countries in just 28 days, as part of an effort to raise money for a pair of charities.
The number of foreign tourists arriving in Azerbaijan has increased by 15 percent in the first six months of 2011, compared to the same period of 2010, Trend.az reported.
According to the news from Azerbaijan, Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski met with Azerbaijani Parliament Speaker Oktay Asadov today to further strengthen those nations’ ties. The meeting in Baku, Komorowski’s first stop on a trou that covers Azerbaijan, Armenia, and Georgia, was primarily focused toward Poland’s interests in Azerbeijan’s energy sector.
This year, May 28, Azerbaijan will be celebrating its Republic Day through various cultural events in a number of countries, including the United States, Switzerland, and Northern Cyprus.
Azerbaijan cuisine has been influenced for centuries by other cultures, largely due to economic and political processes within the country. But, despite these influences, the country’s food is still unique and rich in traditional flavors. Be sure and check out the great recipes and instructional linked within.