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Azerbaijan’s Baku and Georgia’s Tbilisi become twin towns

BAKU, Azerbaijan, July 13

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The Georgian delegation headed by Mayor of Tbilisi Kakha Kaladze is on a visit to Azerbaijan’s Baku city, the Baku City Executive Power told Trend on July 13.

On the first day of the visit, the guests reviewed the historical monuments in Icherisheher (Old City) and the Fountain Square.

The Georgian delegation met with the head of the Baku City Executive Power Eldar Azizov on July 13. During the meeting, Azizov stressed that there are long-standing friendly and good-neighborly relations between the two countries.

The head of the Baku City Executive Power stressed that the Azerbaijan-Georgia relations have reached the level of strategic partnership and are developing in many spheres.

“The mutual visits open up new opportunities for the further development of bilateral relations and political relations at a high level have a positive effect on the economic ties,” Azizov said.

Stressing that the Azerbaijani and Georgian peoples have lived in peace and friendship for centuries, Kaladze said that Georgia attaches particular importance to the relations with Azerbaijan.

Kaladze thanked for the hospitality and stressed that the visit will play a special role in strengthening the relations between Baku and Tbilisi.

Kaladze stressed that the members of the Georgian delegation were fascinated by the beauty of Baku and said that they saw extensive landscaping and construction work here.

Then a memorandum on the establishment of twin town relations between Baku and Tbilisi was signed and memorable gifts were presented.

Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Georgia Faig Guliyev and Ambassador of Georgia to Azerbaijan Zurab Pataradze also attended the meeting.

During the visit, members of the Georgian delegation will visit the sights of Baku, including the Seaside National Park.

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Property: Best seaside towns to buy a home in the UK – latest graphic

So which UK seaside town makes for the best properties?

Showerstoyou.co.uk has created a points-based system for 50 UK seaside towns to try and figure out the best oceanside hotspot in the country.

The point-based system looked at the average property price, average Airbnb price, weather, quality of air, number of blue flag beaches, yearly number of visitors, annual number of rainy days, hours of sunshine, days of air frost, minimum and maximum temperature, as well as monthly mean wind speed at 10m.

The points were totalled for each seaside town before the top 20 were tallied.

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Small Towns Grieve After Tornadoes Across Georgia and Alabama

“I’m just going to take it one day at a time,” said Kevinta Turner, 43, who had not been able to sleep, his mind still clouded by the calls for help from people trapped in the rubble, including his uncle and a 13-year-old girl, both of whom survived.

Mr. Bowers’s family had gravitated toward the eight-acre property in Ohatchee, starting in 1986. Mr. Turner had come all the way from Los Angeles to join them. Before long, about 13 family members lived in the five mobile homes.

Mr. Bowers said his sister Barbara Harris, and her husband, Joe Harris, were the head of the family. They’re who people went to with their problems, and to solve disputes, he said. Now, both his sister and brother-in-law were dead, as was their daughter, Ebonique Harris, 38.

And, he said, he had to step up as a leader in the family.

“I’ve got to get these people where they need to be,” Mr. Bowers said of his relatives who survived. “I’ve got to get the others buried.”

In Newnan, a city of roughly 40,000 people southwest of Atlanta, a tornado raked through a swath of the city around midnight. The devastation became clear after sunrise on Friday: Massive old trees had uprooted and crashed through roofs, and yards and roads were a mess of roof tiles and scattered branches.

Yet amid the destruction, there were also emerging signs of a small city banding together, fitfully starting to mend what had been broken: People were walking the streets with chain saws and gas cans. Church members offered biscuits, water bottles and prayers. Neighbors were sawing through fallen limbs and carrying baskets as they collected belongings that had scattered from homes where residents surely will not be able to return for some time.

Eddie Burkhalter, Richard Fausset, Rick Rojas and Jesus Jiménez