Azerbaijan State News Agency http://azertag.az Tue, 28 Apr 2015 03:07:01 +0500 http://azertag.az/img/site-logo.png Azerbaijan State News Agency http://azertag.az/ Nepal Earthquake Death Toll Tops 4138 The death toll from Nepal's earthquake soared past 4138 Monday, and how much higher it would rise depended largely on the condition of vulnerable mountain villages that rescue workers were still struggling to reach two days after the disaster. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Nepal_Earthquake_Death_Toll_Tops_4138-850313 WORLD Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:41:00 +0500 Belgian Foreign Minister visits Azerbaijan Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe (CMCE) Chairman, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign and European Affairs Minister Didier Reynders will embark on a visit to Azerbaijan on April 27-29. As part of his two-day visit Didier Reynders will meet Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Belgian_Foreign_Minister_visits_Azerbaijan-850312 POLITICS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:37:00 +0500 Roger Cukierman: Steadily development of Azerbaijan raises huge impressions President of the Representative Council of Jewish Institutions of France Roger Cukierman said rapid development of Azerbaijan raised huge impressions during a meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Roger_Cukierman_Steadily_development_of_Azerbaijan_raises_huge_impressions-850309 POLITICS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 20:32:00 +0500 Synergy Baku's cyclist wins second stage of Le Tour de Bretagne Cyclist of Synergy Baku Matej Mugerli has won the second stage of the Le Tour de Bretagne. The Slovenian national champion soloed in to the finish line only two seconds ahead of the peloton to take the win, while teammate Maksym Averin finished fifth on the day http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Synergy_Baku_039s_cyclist_wins_second_stage_of_Le_Tour_de_Bretagne-850290 SPORTS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:58:00 +0500 Azerbaijani female wrestlers win 4 medals in Bulgaria Azerbaijani female wrestlers have claimed four medals, including a gold at the 53rd international tournament commemorating Dan Kolov and Nikola Petrov in Sofia, Bulgaria. The gold medal came from Natalia Sinishin in the 55kg weight category. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_female_wrestlers_win_4_medals_in_Bulgaria-850259 SPORTS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:03:00 +0500 Serbian Novi Sad team win basketball 3x3 tournament in Baku Serbian Novi Sad men`s team have become the winner of an international basketball 3x3 tournament in Baku after beating Romanian Bucharest in the final. Azerbaijan`s Gala and NTD teams ranked 3rd and 4th respectively. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Serbian_Novi_Sad_team_win_basketball_3x3_tournament_in_Baku-850254 SPORTS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:47:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev received the former President of Latvia and the director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received former President of Latvia Vaira Vike-Freiberga and director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Ismail Serageldin. Saying the Nizami Ganjavi International Center is already becoming an important international http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_the_former_President_of_Latvia_and_the_director_of_the_Bibliotheca_Alexandrina-850278 OFFICIAL NEWS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 18:42:00 +0500 Baku 2015 European Games to be presented in UK A ceremony will be held in London to present Baku 2015 European Games. The event will hear speeches by Baku 2015 European Games Chief Executive Office, Minister of Sport and Youth of Azerbaijan Azad Rahimov, president of the European Olympic Committees Patrick http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_2015_European_Games_to_be_presented_in_UK-850232 SPORTS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:50:00 +0500 Cloth Masks - Dangerous to Your Health? The cheap cloth masks can cause you more harm than good as researchers have found that wearing them may actually put people at higher risk of respiratory illness and viral infections. The cloth masks' moisture retention, their reuse and poor filtration may explain the increased risk of infection, the study noted. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Cloth_Masks___Dangerous_to_Your_Health-850226 SOCIETY Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:44:00 +0500 OSCE monitoring ends without incidents In accordance with the mandate of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, the OSCE mission has today conducted a monitoring on the troops` line of contact near Zeyve village of Azerbaijan's Goranboy region. The monitoring ended without an incident. According to Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry, the monitoring was held, on the Azerbaijani side http://azertag.az/en/xeber/OSCE_monitoring_ends_without_incidents-850210 POLITICS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:06:00 +0500 Regional Director for British Council visits Baku Higher Oil School The Regional Director for the British Council Michael Bird has visited Baku Higher Oil School( BHOS). The meeting brought together British Council Azerbaijan Director Elizabeth White, and other representatives of the organization http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Regional_Director_for_British_Council_visits_Baku_Higher_Oil_School-850192 SOCIETY Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:47:00 +0500 Street battles kill at least 15 civilians in Yemen's Taiz At least 15 civilians were killed and more than 25 others wounded when gunfire and tank shells hit several houses in Yemen's third largest city of Taiz on Sunday morning, Xinhua reported with the reference to a government officia http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Street_battles_kill_at_least_15_civilians_in_Yemen_039s_Taiz-850190 WORLD Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:43:00 +0500 B.C. dinosaur path tracks heyday of prehistoric beasts A type of dinosaur Autobahn, with a riot of ancient footprints that are likely more than 100 million years old, has been discovered in northeastern British Columbia. Hundreds of prints from extinct carnivores and herbivores are pressed into the flat, rocky surface spanning an area the size of three http://azertag.az/en/xeber/BC_dinosaur_path_tracks_heyday_of_prehistoric_beasts-850167 SOCIETY Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:05:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev phoned President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has made a telephone call to President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. The head of state congratulated Nursultan Nazarbayev on the occasion of http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_phoned_President_of_Kazakhstan_Nursultan_Nazarbayev-850191 OFFICIAL NEWS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:57:00 +0500 H.E. Mr. Nursultan Nazarbayev, President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Dear Nursultan Abishevich, Accept my sincere congratulations on the occasion of your reelection as President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Your victory in the elections testifies to the fact that the fraternal people of Kazakhstan http://azertag.az/en/xeber/HE_Mr_Nursultan_Nazarbayev_President_of_the_Republic_of_Kazakhstan-850241 OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:54:00 +0500 Ahmet Davutoglu:”TANAP” is important both for Turkey and Europe” “The Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline-(TANAP) Project is very important both for Turkey and Europe”, Turkey 's Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu told the Turkish media. He noted that, in addition to supplying gas to Europe, TANAP will also serve the development of the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Ahmet_DavutogluTANAP_is_important_both_for_Turkey_and_Europe-850157 ECONOMY Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:39:00 +0500 Hikmat Hajiyev: Argentine journalist removed from black list The name of Luis Faraoni, deputy editor of the "Tiempo Argentino" newspaper has been removed from the Azerbaijani government's persona non-grata list. Lous Faraoni who made an illegal visit to the occupied Azerbaijani territories on March 18-23, has made a written http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Hikmat_Hajiyev_Argentine_journalist_removed_from_black_list-850139 POLITICS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:13:00 +0500 New avian flu viruses found in U.S. Three highly pathogenic avian flu viruses that have infected poultry and wild birds in the U.S. Midwest appear unlikely to present a significant risk to humans. But the presence of the viruses in North America has scientists scrambling to understand their potential long- http://azertag.az/en/xeber/New_avian_flu_viruses_found_in_US-850129 SOCIETY Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:56:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev received a delegation led by the president of the Representative Council of Jewish Institutions of France VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by president of the Representative Council of Jewish Institutions of France Roger Cukierman. The head of state expressed hope that Roger http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_a_delegation_led_by_the_president_of_the_Representative_Council_of_Jewish_Institutions_of_France_VIDEO-850151 OFFICIAL NEWS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:29:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev received the Prime Minister of Malta VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Prime Minister of the Republic of Malta Joseph Muscat. The head of state highlighted successfully developing bilateral relations. The President expressed hope that cooperation between the two http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_the_Prime_Minister_of_Malta_VIDEO-850143 OFFICIAL NEWS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:20:00 +0500 Baku hosts conference of NATO International School of Azerbaijan A conference titled "Geopolitical review of the Caspian: new role for Azerbaijan" of NATO International School of Azerbaijan (NISA) has kicked off in Baku. The event aims at giving academic lectures on relevant topics through innovative teaching methodology and exchange ideas in related fields http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_hosts_conference_of_NATO_International_School_of_Azerbaijan-850107 POLITICS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:12:00 +0500 Russian Television Airs Film on Putin's 15-Year Stay in Power Russian Rossiya-1 TV channel aired a documentary titled "The President" dedicated to the 15th anniversary of Vladimir Putin's accession to the presidency on April 26, according to Sputniknews. The documentary is based on an interview by Russian TV http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Russian_Television_Airs_Film_on_Putin_039s_15_Year_Stay_in_Power-850108 WORLD Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:09:00 +0500 Journey of Baku 2015 flame starts from Nakhchivan The Baku 2015 flame will begin its journey in style as it takes to the skies to arrive at the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, one of the most ancient dwelling locations of Azerbaijan and the first destination of the Journey of the Flame http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Journey_of_Baku_2015_flame_starts_from_Nakhchivan-850105 SPORTS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:08:00 +0500 "Legal regulation of GMO products” seminar starts in Baku An international seminar on "Legal regulation of GMO products and risk assessment" organized by EU and Azerbaijan’s National Academy’s Human Rights Institute, has kicked off in the capital of Azerbaijan http://azertag.az/en/xeber/_quotLegal_regulation_of_GMO_products_seminar_starts_in_Baku-850095 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:36:00 +0500 President of European Olympic Committees: It has been an absolute pleasure working with the Azerbaijani leadership President of the European Olympic Committees Patrick Hickey has praised Azerbaijan and all of its preparations for the first European Games. He spoke at a special ceremony that took place in the ancient and sacred temple of Ateshgah, Baku, and marked the start of the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_of_European_Olympic_Committees_It_has_been_an_absolute_pleasure_working_with_the_Azerbaijani_leadership-850090 POLITICS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:35:00 +0500 SOCAR Polymer to produce polyethylene using British technology SOCAR Polymer Company has chosen Innovene S Process technology of the Ineos Technologies British company for the production of polyethylene at a plant in Sumgayit Chemical Industrial Park, the message posted on the Ineos Technologies website http://azertag.az/en/xeber/SOCAR_Polymer_to_produce_polyethylene_using_British_technology-850076 ECONOMY Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:54:00 +0500 Oil price on world markets Oil prices have changed in different directions in the world markets. On the New York Stock Exchange NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the Light crude oil has decreased $0.22 to trade at http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oil_price_on_world_markets-850070 ECONOMY Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:43:00 +0500 Armenian Armed Forces continue violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan VIDEO Subunits of the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire with Azerbaijan in Goyarkh village of Tartar region, Kuropatkino village of Khojavand region, Ashagi Seyidahmadli village of Fuzuli region, nameless hills of Fuzuli and Jabrayil regions http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenian_Armed_Forces_continue_violating_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan_VIDEO-850068 POLITICS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:35:00 +0500 Earthquake strikes Azerbaijan`s Guba region An earthquake has today occurred 14 km south-west of Azerbaijan`s Guba region at 08:05 local time. According to the Republican Seismological Service Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, the 3.0 magnitude earthquake had http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Earthquake_strikes_Azerbaijans_Guba_region-850036 SOCIETY Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:04:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan will hold the first European Games at high level “At the end of 2012 the European Olympic Committee made the decision on carrying out the first European Games in Azerbaijan. It was a historical decision as, unlike other continental games, the European Games were never held. It was great trust rendered by the European http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_Azerbaijan_will_hold_the_first_European_Games_at_high_level-850035 POLITICS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:01:00 +0500 Carlsen wins the 2nd Hashimov Memorial by a point Magnus Carlsen of Norway won the 2nd Hashimov Memorial in Shamkir, Azerbaijan with 7/9 a point clear of Viswanathan Anand. Carlsen beat Rauf Mammadov in the final round. Carlsen secured a significant advantage out of the opening but admitted he didn't make http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Carlsen_wins_the_2nd_Hashimov_Memorial_by_a_point-850024 SPORTS Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:20:00 +0500 A ceremony was held to light the flame of Baku-2015 first European Games President Ilham Aliyev attended the ceremony VIDEO Baku has hosted a remarkable event in the sport history of Azerbaijan and the world as the flame of Baku-2015 first European Games was lit. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, his wife, chairperson of the Baku-2015 First European Games Organizing Committee http://azertag.az/en/xeber/A_ceremony_was_held_to_light_the_flame_of_Baku_2015_first_European_Games_President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_the_ceremony_VIDEO-850003 OFFICIAL NEWS Sun, 26 Apr 2015 21:56:00 +0500 Chairman of Caucasian Muslim Board receives “130 years of Yekaterinburg Eparchy” medal Chairman of the Caucasian Muslim Board Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahashukur Pashazade has been handed over “130 years of Yekaterinburg Eparchy” medal during a meeting with Metropolitan Kirill of Yekaterinburg and Verkhoturye. Pashazade highlighted “friendly and good neighbour” relations between Azerbaijan and Russia http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Chairman_of_Caucasian_Muslim_Board_receives_130_years_of_Yekaterinburg_Eparchy_medal-849990 SOCIETY Sun, 26 Apr 2015 18:51:00 +0500 Foreign Ministry: No Azerbaijani citizen seriously injured in Nepal quake Spokesman for Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs Hikmat Hajiyev has said no Azerbaijani citizen was seriously injured in an earthquake that hit Nepal. He said that according to preliminary information provided by the Azerbaijani Embassy in India http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Foreign_Ministry_No_Azerbaijani_citizen_seriously_injured_in_Nepal_quake-849985 POLITICS Sun, 26 Apr 2015 17:35:00 +0500 Baku to host 3rd International Tourism Film Festival The 3rd International Tourism Film Festival will be held in Baku in September. The festival aims to promote films on various aspects of tourism and help these films find a broader international audience. The festival http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_to_host_3rd_International_Tourism_Film_Festival-849980 ECONOMY Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:57:00 +0500 Kazakhstan votes in presidential election Voters lined up in front of polling stations in Kazakhstan as the country's presidential election kicked off early Sunday morning in which three candidates are running for presidency, including incumbent president Nursultan Nazarbayev, according to Xinhua news. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Kazakhstan_votes_in_presidential_election-849975 WORLD Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:24:00 +0500 Azerbaijani, Russian businessmen to meet in Baku Baku will host an Azerbaijan-Russian business forum on Tuesday. The forum will take place as part of a visit of a delegation of entrepreneurs from Russia`s Tomsk region. Co-organized by Azerbaijani-Russian Chamber of Business Cooperation and Azerbaijan http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Russian_businessmen_to_meet_in_Baku-849973 ECONOMY Sun, 26 Apr 2015 15:10:00 +0500 Azerbaijan to present TASIM Project at World Summit on Information Society Azerbaijan will present Trans-Eurasian Information Super Highway (TASIM) Project at World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) to held in Geneva on May 25-29. Azerbaijan will be represented at the event by a delegation headed by Minister of Communications http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_to_present_TASIM_Project_at_World_Summit_on_Information_Society-849969 ECONOMY Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:06:00 +0500 Azerbaijan`s Abdullayev to vie for medals at Verona Kunlun Kickboxing Championship Azerbaijani fighter Parviz Abdullayev will compete in the Kunlun Kickboxing Championship due to take place in Verona, Italy, early next month. Abdullayev will clash with Romanian Alexandru Popescu in his opener in the 73kg weight category. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Abdullayev_to_vie_for_medals_at_Verona_Kunlun_Kickboxing_Championship-849959 SPORTS Sun, 26 Apr 2015 12:33:00 +0500 Chili peppers hold promise of preventing liver damage and progression Results revealed at the International Liver Congress 2015 show that the daily consumption of capsaicin, the active compound of chilli peppers, was found to have beneficial effects on liver damage. In the study, capsaicin was found to reduce the activation of hepatic stellate cells (HSCs) in mice models. HSCs are the major cell type http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Chili_peppers_hold_promise_of_preventing_liver_damage_and_progression-849917 SOCIETY Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:08:00 +0500 OSCE to hold monitoring on troops contact line In accordance with the mandate of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, the OSCE mission will hold a monitoring on troops contact line near Zeyve village of Azerbaijan's Goranboy region on April 27. According to Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry, the monitoring will be held, on the Azerbaijani side http://azertag.az/en/xeber/OSCE_to_hold_monitoring_on_troops_contact_line-849913 POLITICS Sat, 25 Apr 2015 20:57:00 +0500 Saudi Arabia catches ISIS gunman who killed 2 Cops: Police Saudi Arabia has arrested an ISIS supporter who shot dead two police officers earlier in the week, the country's interior ministry announced on Friday. Security forces detained Yazid Mohammed Abu Nayan after storming a farm near Riyadh, the ministry said in a statement. The 23-year-old http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Saudi_Arabia_catches_ISIS_gunman_who_killed_2_Cops_Police-849914 WORLD Sat, 25 Apr 2015 20:55:00 +0500 Deputy Speaker of Azerbaijani Parliament meets Vice President of All-China Women's Federation Deputy Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Bahar Muradova has met Vice President and Member of the Secretariat of the All-China Women's Federation (ACWF) Zhen Yan. Mrs. Muradova spoke about “friendly” relations between Azerbaijan and China. She noted that about 40 bilateral documents signed http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Deputy_Speaker_of_Azerbaijani_Parliament_meets_Vice_President_of_All_China_Women_039s_Federation-849911 POLITICS Sat, 25 Apr 2015 20:54:00 +0500 H.E. Mr. Ram Baran Yadav, President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal Dear Mr. President, We are deeply shocked by the news of heavy human loss, injures and damages as a result of a strong earthquake in your country. On behalf of the people of Azerbaijan and on my own, I extend my deep condolences to you, http://azertag.az/en/xeber/HE_Mr_Ram_Baran_Yadav_President_of_the_Federal_Democratic_Republic_of_Nepal-849953 OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:40:00 +0500 Statue of Liberty evacuated after bomb threat A bomb threat that led to the evacuation of New York’s iconic Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island on Friday was unfounded, according to a law enforcement official. The NYPD bomb squad examined a locker thought to contain a suspicious package and found it was empty, the official said http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Statue_of_Liberty_evacuated_after_bomb_threat-849864 WORLD Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:38:00 +0500 His Majesty Willem-Alexander, the King of the Netherlands Your Majesty, I extend my most sincere congratulations to you and through you to all the people of your country on the occasion of the national holiday of the Kingdom of the Netherlands - the King`s Day http://azertag.az/en/xeber/His_Majesty_Willem_Alexander_the_King_of_the_Netherlands-849856 OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:15:00 +0500 H.E. Mr. Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, President of the South African Republic Your Excellency, On behalf of myself and the people of Azerbaijan, I extend my heartfelt congratulations to you and all the people of your country on the occasion of the national holiday of the South African Republic - Freedom Day http://azertag.az/en/xeber/HE_Mr_Jacob_Gedleyihlekisa_Zuma_President_of_the_South_African_Republic-849854 OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:10:00 +0500 Earthquake strikes Azerbaijan`s Gabala region An earthquake has today occurred 20 km north-east from Azerbaijan`s Gabala region at 08:02 local time. According to the Republican Seismological Service Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, the 3.0 magnitude earthquake had the depth of 12km http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Earthquake_strikes_Azerbaijans_Gabala_region-849835 SOCIETY Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:30:00 +0500 Earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude strikes in Nepal A massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal less than 50 miles from the capital, Kathmandu, the U.S. Geological Survey said Saturday. The second tremor which came five minutes later was recorded at 6.6 on the Richter scale. While initial reports only suggest massive damage to the infrastructure in Nepal, now it is becoming http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Earthquake_measuring_79_magnitude_strikes_in_Nepal-849826 WORLD Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:05:00 +0500 Technology can transfer human emotions to your palm through air, say scientists Human emotion can be transferred by technology that stimulates different parts of the hand without making physical contact with your body, a University of Sussex-led study has shown. Sussex scientist Dr Marianna Obrist, Lecturer at the Department of Informatics, has pinpointed how next-generation technologies can http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Technology_can_transfer_human_emotions_to_your_palm_through_air_say_scientists-849825 SOCIETY Sat, 25 Apr 2015 17:00:00 +0500 Moving Train Kills 14 Migrants in Macedonia Macedonian police said 14 migrants were killed on Thursday night on the railway line that runs from the central Macedonian town of Veles towards the capital, Skopje. Authorities said they fear the final http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Moving_Train_Kills_14_Migrants_in_Macedonia-849770 WORLD Sat, 25 Apr 2015 14:32:00 +0500 Baku 2015 European Games presented at University of Essex A ceremony has been held at the University Essex to present Baku 2015 European Games. Initiated by the Azerbaijani students studying at the University of Essex the event was held with the support of the Baku 2015 European http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_2015_European_Games_presented_at_University_of_Essex-849757 SPORTS Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:51:00 +0500 Sweden names three European champions to Baku 2015 wrestling team Three European champions and one world champion have been appointed to Sweden's wrestling team for Baku 2015. Swedish officials named six women's Freestyle wrestlers and seven Greco-Roman wrestlers for the Baku 2015 European Games http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Sweden_names_three_European_champions_to_Baku_2015_wrestling_team-849755 SPORTS Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:18:00 +0500 Slovenian NOC names 81-member team for Baku 2015 The Slovenian NOC has announced it will send an 81-strong team of athletes to the Baku 2015 European Games. The Slovenians will send 43 male athletes and 38 female athletes to Baku 2015. All told, the Slovenian group will be 136 members strong, including coaches and http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Slovenian_NOC_names_81_member_team_for_Baku_2015-849744 SPORTS Sat, 25 Apr 2015 13:06:00 +0500 Oil price on world markets Oil prices have changed in different directions in the world markets. On the New York Stock Exchange NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the Light crude oil has decreased $0.59 to trade at http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oil_price_on_world_markets-849732 ECONOMY Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:53:00 +0500 French President Francois Hollande ends working visit to Azerbaijan French President Francois Hollande has completed his working visit to Azerbaijan. A ceremonial guard of honor was lined up for the French leader at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport http://azertag.az/en/xeber/French_President_Francois_Hollande_ends_working_visit_to_Azerbaijan-849723 POLITICS Sat, 25 Apr 2015 12:35:00 +0500 President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the French Republic Francois Hollande had dinner together VIDEO After the signing of a letter of Intent on Azerbaijani-French University, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, his wife Mehriban Aliyeva and President of the French Republic Francois Hollande http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_of_Azerbaijan_Ilham_Aliyev_and_President_of_the_French_Republic_Francois_Hollande_had_dinner_together_VIDEO-849721 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:25:00 +0500 A letter of Intent on Azerbaijani-French University was signed VIDEO A ceremony has been held with the participation of President Ilham Aliyev and President Francois Hollande to sign “A Letter of Intent on Azerbaijani-French University between the Minister of Education of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Minister of Higher Education and http://azertag.az/en/xeber/A_letter_of_Intent_on_Azerbaijani_French_University_was_signed_VIDEO-849741 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:21:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev and President of the French Republic Francois Hollande held a meeting VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the French Republic Francois Hollande who is paying a working visit to the country have held a meeting http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_and_President_of_the_French_Republic_Francois_Hollande_held_a_meeting_VIDEO-849715 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:13:00 +0500 Armenians violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 56 times throughout the day The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 56 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenians_violated_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan_56_times_throughout_the_day-849688 POLITICS Sat, 25 Apr 2015 11:10:00 +0500