Baku to host 2nd Southern Gas Corridor Advisory Council meeting
Baku will host the 2nd Southern Gas Corridor Advisory Council meeting on February 29. According to Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Energy, invitation letters were sent to ministers of energy and representatives of various organizations from Southern Gas Corridor member countries ...
Azerbaijan starts electric power supply to Turkey

Azerbaijan starts electric power supply to Turkey

08.02.2016 [20:31]
Azerbaijan has started supplying electric power to Turkey under the project “Azerbaijan-Georgia-Turkey Energy Bridge”. Turkey receives 80MWs of electric power a day from Azerbaijan ...
YanAir to operate Ganja-Kiev flight

YanAir to operate Ganja-Kiev flight

05.02.2016 [17:49]
Ukraine's YanAir airlines plans to start Kiev-Ganja-Kiev flights from March 1, 2016, AZERTAC reports quoting the Ukrainian media. The flight will be operated four times a week, terminating on October 24, 2019. ...
Azerbaijani Armed Forces take control of Odundag hill

Azerbaijani Armed Forces take control of Odundag hill

25.01.2016 [21:00]
“The Azerbaijani Armed Forces have taken control of the Odundag hill separating Azerbaijan’s Qazakh and Armenia’s Noyemberyan districts,” the Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan said. ...
Ukraine-Georgia-Azerbaijan-Kazakhstan-China container train arrives in Baku Port   <span style="color:#ff0000">VIDEO</span>

Ukraine-Georgia-Azerbaijan-Kazakhstan-China container train arrives in Baku Port VIDEO

23.01.2016 [13:00]
The first test train on Ukraine-Georgia-Azerbaijan-Kazakhstan-China route has arrived in a ferry terminal of Baku International Sea Trade Port in Alat. The test train consisting of ten cars and twenty forty-foot containers departed from the Ukrainian Ilichevsk sea port on January 15. The ...
Tahir Salahov’s exhibition opens in Moscow

Tahir Salahov’s exhibition opens in Moscow

22.01.2016 [18:35]
An exhibition of People`s Artist of Azerbaijan Tahir Salahov titled “The sun at its zenith” has opened at the Tretyakov Gallery in Moscow. At the opening ceremony, head of the gallery Zelfira Tregulova and Azerbaijani Ambassador to Russia Polad Bulbuloglu spoke about the ...
Basic part of labor pensions increased in Azerbaijan

Basic part of labor pensions increased in Azerbaijan

16.01.2016 [19:00]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order increasing the basic part of pensions from February 1, 2006. Under the presidential Order, the basic part of labor pensions is defined at AZN 110 ...
The Huffington Post: Baku, a unique geopolitical gathering of dialogue and peace

The Huffington Post: Baku, a unique geopolitical gathering of dialogue and peace

11.01.2016 [19:32]
The Huffington Post has published an article headlined "Baku, a unique geopolitical gathering of dialogue and peace" on its website. In her article, Annette Blum says: “As a panelist and participant in the 2015 Baku World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue ...
4th Global Baku Forum to be held in March

4th Global Baku Forum to be held in March

08.01.2016 [17:37]
The 4th Global Baku Forum will be held on March 10-11. Organized by the Nizami Ganjavi International Center in partnership with the State Committee on Work with Diaspora, will bring together a number of heads of state and government, and well-known political figures ...
Azerbaijani peacekeepers leave for Afghanistan   <span style="color:#ff0000">VIDEO</span>

Azerbaijani peacekeepers leave for Afghanistan VIDEO

07.01.2016 [16:22]
A group of 42 Azerbaijani peacekeepers operating as part of NATO's ‘Resolute Support’ non-combat mission left for Afghanistan, the Defense Ministry said. The peacekeeping contingent of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces has been serving under ...
Patrick Hickey: Baku-2015 was a great milestone for EOC

Patrick Hickey: Baku-2015 was a great milestone for EOC

05.01.2016 [17:15]
“Last year was of course the year that Europe added the missing fifth ring to the continental games of the world by staging our inaugural European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan,” EOC President Patrick Hickey said in his New Year message. ...
President Ilham Aliyev issues Order to pardon group of convicts

President Ilham Aliyev issues Order to pardon group of convicts

28.12.2015 [19:58]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order pardoning a group of convicts. The Order says the decision to pardon the convicts was taken after considering appeals of several convicts, their family members, the Commissioner for Human Rights, human ...
First lady Mehriban Aliyeva re-elected President of Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation

First lady Mehriban Aliyeva re-elected President of Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation

24.12.2015 [17:06]
First lady Mehriban Aliyeva has today been re-elected the President of the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation. The First Lady will head the Federation for another 5-year term according to the results of the voting held at the 6th meeting of the Azerbaijan Gymnastics Federation ...
U.S. State Department makes statement on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

U.S. State Department makes statement on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

22.12.2015 [11:37]
On December 21, State Department spokesman John Kirby made a statement about the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict negotiation process. Speaking of the meeting between the presidents of Armenia and Azerbaijan in Bern last week, Kirby stated that the “summit ...
Book marking 95th anniversary of AZERTAC launched

Book marking 95th anniversary of AZERTAC launched

16.12.2015 [23:17]
A book marking the 95th anniversary of AZERTAC has been launched. The book is presented in four languages - Azerbaijani, English, Russian and Arabic. The book features executive orders of President Ilham Aliyev renaming Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency ...
Three Azerbaijani boxers earn Olympic berths

Three Azerbaijani boxers earn Olympic berths

15.12.2015 [21:38]
Azerbaijani boxers Elvin Mamishzade (52kg), Albert Selimov (60kg) and Perviz Bagirov (69kg) have qualified for the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics. The first 60 boxers heading to Rio have been ...
New book by Academician Ramiz Mehdiyev published

New book by Academician Ramiz Mehdiyev published

15.12.2015 [20:28]
Chief of Azerbaijan`s Presidential Administration, academician Ramiz Mehdiyev`s book entitled “From World Order to “Disorder”: About Roots of Degradation of European Organizations, or the Policy of Double Standards towards Azerbaijan” has been published ...
Azerbaijan becomes member of UNESCO`s committee for protection of cultural property in event of armed conflict

Azerbaijan becomes member of UNESCO`s committee for protection of cultural property in event of armed conflict

09.12.2015 [19:06]
Azerbaijan has become a member of UNESCO`s committee for protection of cultural property in event of armed conflict. Established by the Second Protocol to the 1954 Hague Convention, the Committee for the Protection of Cultural Property in the ...
Organizational issues of 5th Congress of World News Agencies discussed in London    <span style="color:#ff0000">VIDEO</span>

Organizational issues of 5th Congress of World News Agencies discussed in London VIDEO

08.12.2015 [14:07]
Another meeting of News Agencies World Council (NACO) has been held in London, UK to discuss the organizational issues for the fifth Congress of World News Agencies to be held in Baku, in November 2016 ...