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Daily Archives: October 13, 2015

The Wonders of the World’s Oldest Wine — Michael Cecire

“America’s New Hot Wine,” blared a Washington Post headline. “Older and Wiser,” counsels the venerable Financial Times. “The next big food and wine destination,” offers Mashable, the beating heart of the web 2.0 zeitgeist. For Georgia and its ancient winemaking tradition, the plaudits have recently come thick and fast. And …

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Endangered leopard killed in Azerbaijan

caucasian leopard

A leopard considered endangered and included in the “Red Book” [book of rare Azerbaijani animals and insects] of Azerbaijan was killed by a resident from the Astara region’s Sim village. Twenty-year-old Natig Boyukzada was detained by the State Border Service, while he and his relative, 20-year-old Samad Faradjov, were en …

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Iran, Bulgaria to Open Transit Corridor Crossing Georgia

Iran transit

 Signing an MoU, transit officials of Iran and Bulgaria agreed to open a corridor crossing Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, and the Black Sea. Based on the new agreement reached between Iran and Bulgaria, the two countries will facilitate visa issuance and ferry services in the course of Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, and …

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The Best-Performing Unknown CEO in the World

The Best-Performing Unknown CEO in the World

Harvard Business Review just released its annual ranking of the world’s best-performing CEO’s on Monday, and this year’s winner is a leader in health care who remains laser-focused on diabetes treatments, doesn’t fly in private jets, and will be relatively unknown to many readers in the world. Lars Sørenson, the CEO of Denmark-based Novo Nordisk, sits atop …

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