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Russia's unemployment rate hits record low

The official number of unemployed in Russia declined to 684.7 thousand people from August 8 to August 15, which became the minimum rate since the early 1990s, head of the Russian Ministry of Labor Maxim Topilin said. …

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UN: up to 30,000 ISIS members still in Iraq and Syria

ISIS (terror organization that is outlawed in Russia) has up to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq and its global network poses a rising threat, a United Nations report says. The report said that despite …

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Global debt hits record $247 trillion

The amount of debt held by both mature and emerging markets tracked by the Institute of International Finance (IIF) rose to a record $247 trillion in the first quarter of 2018, up 11.1% from the same period a year ago. The report …

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Poverty rate in Georgia increases by 150%

The UNICEF Survey on the Welfare of the Population 2017 says that over the last two years, the share of households and population below the relative poverty line in Georgia increased from 20.7% to 22.5% and from 23.1% to 24.8%, …

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Azerbaijan's population exceeds 9.9 million mark

Azerbaijan's population increased by 18,260 people to 9,916,345 as of April 1, 2018, the country's State Statistics Committee said. The density of population in Azerbaijan amounted to 115 people per square kilometer during …

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Number of marriages in Georgia decreased in 2017

The Georgian National Statistics Office has announced that the number of marriages last year decreased by 5.6 percent compared to 2016, while 7.2 percent more couples divorced in 2017 than in 2016, Agenda.ge reports. The average age for …

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Turkey's economy grows 7.4% in 2017

Turkey's economy grew 7.4%in 2017, compared with the previous year, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) said. GDP at current prices climbed to over 3.1 trillion Turkish liras (nearly $850.7 billion) last year, up 19% from …

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Number of Baku population made public

The number of Baku’s population reached 2,262,560 people as of January 1, 2018, increasing by 16770 people (0.7%) over the past year, the Baku Statistics Department said. "The density of population per square kilometer …

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Ingushetia counts unemployment rate for 7 years

According to Deputy Chairman of the Government of Ingushetia Khusen Zurabov, the unemployment rate has significantly decreased in the republic for the last seven years. In particular, in 2011 the level of total unemployment was 49.7% of …

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Iran and Russia provide the cheapest Internet in the world

The UK company BDRC Continental together with the cable.co.uk provider published statistics of Internet tariffs in 196 countries of the world. According to the report’s data, Iran ($ 5.37 per month on average), Ukraine ($ 5.52), and Russia …

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Turkey's population exceeds 80 million mark

Turkey's population has shot through 80 million to reach its highest level ever, the Turkish Statistical Institute (TurkStat) said. According to the country's statistical authority, at the end of 2017, the …

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Armenia registers 10% increase in car accidents

The number of road accidents last year in Armenia increased  by 10.4% up to 3,535, the Emergency Situations Ministry official Hovhannes Khangeldyan said. According to him, 279 people were killed and …

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 Russia beats prison anti-record

The Federal Service for Execution of Punishment reported today that the number of prisoners in Russia fell to the lowest level in the history of the Russian Federation. For the moment,  602176 people are serving sentences in …

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Armenian external debt keeps growing

Armenia's external debt amounted to $5.1 billion as of December 1, 2017,  the country’s national statistical service. In November 2016, Armenia's external debt increased by $62 million, Armenian media reported. …

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