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Under another order signed by President Aliyev today, the monthly salary of employees of agriculture, ecology and environmental protection, set upon the Single Tariff Scale, have been increased by 10 percent on average from March 1, 2018.
Wife Judith says he was "left in a right mess" by an unknown man who set upon him in the corridor near the toilets.
He added: "These attackers set upon a vulnerable 15-year-old boy with iron bars - and the victim sustained a number of broken bones as a result.
The student and parttime Asda worker was set upon in a back alleyway at the side of Liquid Envy after leaving the club.
Prosecutor Roger Bleazard said the youngsters were passing the dog, called Diesel, between them and called it back down a slide after it had started to climb up - only for it to set upon Nathan.
The complainant was set upon by three men and his rings taken off his fingers.
But when he came out into the street in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, he was set upon by a gang of men and women.
THIS is the horrifying moment yobs set upon a defenceless cat, allowing their four dogs to maul it to death before kicking its tiny body through the air.
Summary: A gang has set upon a crowd of hungry Haitians waiting for aid at a food distribution centre on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince.
Adam Henry was set upon by three men outside the Arena nightclub on Newport Road at around 5am on New Year's Day.
Gloria Brown, 35, from Fenton, Staffordshire, set upon 60-year-old John Turley with a group of young thugs, leaving the pensioner with a fractured eye socket.