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Shaki

(shäk`ē) or

Sheki

(shĕk`–), city (1989 pop. 56,223), N Azerbaijan, on the southern slopes of the Caucasus. It is a silk and manufacturing center in a district that grows fruit and rice. Until its annexation (1805) by Russia it was the capital of a khanate under Persian sovereignty. Shaki was formerly known as Nukha. The summer palace of the khan still stands outside the city.
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The State Tourism Agency invites local and foreign tourists to visit the Palace of Shaki Khans and expresses pleasure to see them back to the Palace.
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In a statement, Michael Keating expressed his sympathy to the families of 50 dead Afghans and four others injured in the March 4 avalanche that buried an entire village of 199 people in the Shaki district.
Shakira said she remembered being on the walkway as a tourist when she was a child, when her mother told her: "Shaki, one day you'll have your own star here."
Wherever, Whenever gave four local ladies the chance to join Shaki on her boardwalk stage to wiggle their wares.
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And he claims his family were attacked by youths led by Shaki Townsend, who was recently beaten to death aged 16 by thugs.
Another tall youth looked on and a girl filmed Shakilus, known as Shaki to his friends, on her mobile phone as the attackers struck last Thursday.
Officers said they were hunting three black teenagers who ambushed Shakilus, known as Shaki to his friends, stabbing him in the chest and beating him around the head