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The presidential website says that on Tuesday, Ilham Aliyev had presented Mehriban Aliyeva as the country's first vice president at a meeting of the national security council. "I was guided by these factors when taking the decision to name her as first vice-president of Azerbaijan", he said.
Aliyeva, 52, has been a prominent ruling Yeni Azerbaijan party lawmaker since 2005 and head of the influential Heydar Aliyev Foundation - named after her father-in-law and former president.
The posts of the first vice president was introduced in Azerbaijan following a constitutional referendum held on September 26, 2016.
The President also abolished the prerequisite minimum age for a presidential candidate, which had been 35.
Bodies of drowned refugees found on Libya's shores
The Red Crescent's branch in Zawiya said there are bodies still floating out at sea but it has no means to retrieve them. The bodies of 74 drowned migrants have washed ashore from the Mediterranean in Libya, aid workers have said .
In 2004, she was appointed a goodwill ambassador for the United Nations culture agency UNESCO.
She is also a member of Parliament and President of the country's gymnastics federation.
"Your support is behind every success and achievement you've mentioned", the first lady added, addressing her husband of almost 35 years.
The constitution does not spell out the first vice president's powers, but it is expected they will include overseeing the cabinet.
One police officer was killed and another wounded when gunfire erupted after a vehicle crash in Southern California. Corina told reporters the suspect was driving his auto and rear-ended other cars that were waiting at a stoplight.
After an extended outro where Bryant kept prodding Maddux for more pitches, Bryant agreed to give the sound guy a signed bat. After Bryant hit one over the fence, Maddux approached Bryant and asked for an autograph to be made out to Greg Maddux.
Young is coach Lon Kruger's biggest catch - Buddy Hield wasn't almost as highly recruited coming out of high school. I built a lot of trust with all these coaches. "The recruiting process has been very long and very tough".
The report named him as one of four people selected by White House chief of staff Reince Priebus for top diplomatic posts . The "handshake" sale of the Miami Marlins reported last week has predictably hit a roadblock.
The Wolverines took a 43-42 lead with 12:13 remaining and then used a 9-0 run to take a 54-47 lead with 7:15 left. But the Wolverines started sending a second defender at Happ in the second half, and his production dipped.
In December, the court said that prosecutors had not made a sufficient case for Lee's detention, an interim victory for Samsung. Although Jay Lee was arrested and might be convicted, it is unlikely he will serve jail time for very long - if at all.
She also said in a video for Sports Illustrated: "The fact that they're using a curvy model is beyond my wildest dreams". But editor MJ Day has made it her mission to inspire a more diverse idea of beauty by putting herself on the front line.
Trump, who is not scheduled to move into the White House until June, has not yet appointed her own press secretary. Bush administration, and is "putting together a professional and highly-experienced team".
Snap Spectacles Now Available for Online Purchase
Unlike the latter however, the former only has the limited functionality of taking photos and recording 10-second video clips. Videos are directly uploaded to the Memories section of the popular image-messaging app via Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.
Patriots receiver Michael Floyd pleads guilty to extreme DUI
The extreme DUI charge wasn't the only one he was facing, but six additional charges were dropped when he put in the guilty plea. Including the playoffs, Floyd played in four games for the Patriots, catching a total of five passes for 51 yards and touchdown.
Adele sweeps Grammy Awards with 5 wins
Fans feared the very-pregnant songstress wouldn't be able to deliver her usual high caliber performance during the award show. During her acceptance speech, Adele tearfully said that she was dedicating the Album of the Year award to Beyonce.
Scott Pruitt, Trump's environment pick, gets Senate approval
Only one Republican senator, Susan Collins of ME , ultimately broke rank to vote "Nay" on Pruitt, who was confirmed by 52 to 46 . Pruitt's confirmation vote is scheduled to take place on Friday, but the ruling has prompted Democrats to call for a delay .
Melania to work on 'women's issues' as first lady
She's been expected to preside over traditional first lady tours at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave along with posing for press photos. Celebrities and fashion designers, critical of her husband's policies, have publicly shunned the Trumps, another blow.
LG confirms 5.7-inch FullVision screen, UX 6.0 for G6
The new G6 smartphone is "expected to kick off an era of premium smartphones with 18:9 screen aspect ratios", it is claimed. It will let users take a picture and then review the photo they just took at the same time in two identical ideal squares.
See All The Celebs Who Sat Front Row At Yeezy Season 5
West is planning to unveil his Yeezy season 5 collection with adidas later this week as part of New York Fashion Week. Last year, the rapper went through the most hard period of his life and his family required medical assistance.
Tuchel wary of Benfica test
He's 32, but he is still one of the most consistent strikers in Europe. The second leg in Germany is scheduled for 8 March. We will test him tomorrow and see where we are.
Sensex closes 184 points down; Tata Motors plunges 10%
Profit- booking by retail investors dragged small-cap and mid-cap indices lower by 1.52 per cent and 1.16 per cent, respectively. However, Tata Steel gained by 1.48 per cent, followed by HUL 1.12 per cent, PowerGrid 1.08 per cent and Wipro 0.96 per cent.
Plane hits deer during takeoff in Charlotte, NC
FAA officials say the crew taxied the aircraft off the runway and onto a taxiway to allow passengers to exit. EST, PSA Airline flight 5320 was taking off from the airport when it struck a deer on Runway 36C.