Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency http://azertag.az Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:42:45 +0500 http://azertag.az/img/site-logo.png Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency http://azertag.az/ Azerbaijani Minister of Justice meets President of European Court of Human Rights Azerbaijan`s Minister of Justice, chairman of Judicial-Legal Council Fikrat Mammadov has today met President of the European Court of Human Rights Dean Spielmann. Mammadov underlined the significance of fruitful cooperation with the European Court of Human Rights. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Minister_of_Justice_meets_President_of_European_Court_of_Human_Rights-805533 SOCIETY Fri, 24 Oct 2014 23:04:00 +0500 Kyrgyzstan to open embassy in Azerbaijan President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev has signed a decree to open embassy in Azerbaijan. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Kyrgyzstan_to_open_embassy_in_Azerbaijan-805525 POLITICS Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:10:00 +0500 Turkish educators visit Khazar University Associate Professor Melike Ozer Keskin, assistant director of the Center for International Education Activities in Turkey, coordinator of Mevlana Programs, Associate Professor Salman Akin and instructor of the Department of Biology at Gazi University Professor Tahir Atıcı have visited Khazar University. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Turkish_educators_visit_Khazar_University-805522 EDUCATION Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:55:00 +0500 Azerbaijani Deputy Premier: Mechanisms to stimulate performance of health care facilities and doctors should be improved Deputy Chairman-Executive Secretary of the New Azerbaijan Party (YAP), Deputy Prime Minister Ali Ahmadov has emphasized the necessity of improving mechanisms to stimulate performance of health care facilities and doctors in the country. “What we seek is to better address the needs of those who work in the health care http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Deputy_Premier_Mechanisms_to_stimulate_performance_of_health_care_facilities_and_doctors_should_be_improved-805507 HEALTHCARE Fri, 24 Oct 2014 21:12:00 +0500 Azerbaijan is once again ready to plunge into the world of luxury and art Spring of 2013 was the starting point for the annual exhibition “Jewels of the World” in one of the capital’s most beautiful hotels - Four Seasons Hotel Baku, Azerbaijan. This autumn Baku is offering the world a new tradition, combining the jeweler's art with the visual art, thus transforming Jewels of the World in Art and Jewels of the World 2014 http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_is_once_again_ready_to_plunge_into_the_world_of_luxury_and_art-805505 CULTURE Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:53:00 +0500 Boeing sells first parts to Iran since 1979 Boeing has sold plane parts to Iran Air, the first time it has done business with the Tehran's national carrier since the 1979 hostage crisis, the US aviation firm reported. The sales generated $120,000 in revenue, Boeing said, ending a 35-year break in business http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Boeing_sells_first_parts_to_Iran_since_1979-805491 WORLD Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:26:00 +0500 Tilke.de highlights F1 Baku European Grand Prix German www.tilke.de, the website of Tilke Engineers & Architects company, has posted an article about F1 Baku European Grand Prix. The article reads: “We are absolutely thrilled about the project; it is a very challenging http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Tilkede_highlights_F1_Baku_European_Grand_Prix-805486 SPORTS Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:19:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, Council of Europe discuss cooperation Azerbaijan`s Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has today met a delegation led by President of the European Court of Human Rights Dean Spielmann. They stressed the importance of “Application of the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms on national level and the role of national judges” international http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Council_of_Europe_discuss_cooperation-805475 POLITICS Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:40:00 +0500 Sweden submarine search called off The Swedish military has called off its week-long search for a suspected submarine in the sea south of Stockholm, according to BBC News. Naval vessels and planes have been searching the Stockholm archipelago for the last week, amid suspicions a Russian submarine was in trouble there http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Sweden_submarine_search_called_off-805455 WORLD Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:00:00 +0500 Anti sex-trafficking campaign launched in Azerbaijan The British Embassy and International Organization for Migration (IOM) Mission in Azerbaijan have launched the ‘Two Little Girls’ awareness raising campaign in Azerbaijan. Addressing the event, British Ambassador Irfan Siddiq highlighted the implementation of http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Anti_sex_trafficking_campaign_launched_in_Azerbaijan-805456 SOCIETY Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:48:00 +0500 Azerbaijan bids for ITU Council membership The Plenipotentiary Conference of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) continues its work in Busan, Republic of Korea. The ITU Plenipotentiary Conference is the top policy-making body and supreme organ http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_bids_for_ITU_Council_membership-805454 ECONOMY Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:15:00 +0500 “Application of the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms on national level and the role of national judges” international conference kicks off in Baku VIDEO “Application of the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms on national level and the role of national judges” international conference has got underway in Baku. The conference is attended by judges and the President of the European Court http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Application_of_the_European_Convention_on_Human_Rights_and_Fundamental_Freedoms_on_national_level_and_the_role_of_national_judges_international_conference_kicks_off_in_Baku_VIDEO-805335 POLITICS Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:50:00 +0500 France reclaims title as world’s largest wine maker France has reclaimed its crown as world’s biggest wine producer after a poor 2014 harvest saw Italy’s wine production plunge 15 percent. French vignerons will produce around 46.2 million hectolitres of wine, about 6.16 billion http://azertag.az/en/xeber/France_reclaims_title_as_worlds_largest_wine_maker-805423 WORLD Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:36:00 +0500 Azerbaijani sambo wrestlers win two world medals Azerbaijani sambo wrestlers have claimed two medals at the World Cup in Moscow, the Russian Federation. Emil Hasanov at 74kg grabbed silver medal, while Vasif Safarbayov won bronze in the +100kg http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_sambo_wrestlers_win_two_world_medals-805417 SPORTS Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:33:00 +0500 CoE Secretary General welcomes Azerbaijani President`s pardon decree Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland has hailed Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev`s recent decree to pardon a group of convicts. Mr. Jagland also welcomed dialogue built between the government ad civil society in the country through a working group on human rights, which has recently resumed its activities http://azertag.az/en/xeber/CoE_Secretary_General_welcomes_Azerbaijani_Presidents_pardon_decree-805326 POLITICS Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:41:00 +0500 Baku 2015 European Games begins ‘European Games For Everyone’ Regional Schools Tour The Baku 2015 European Games today begins a nationwide tour of Azerbaijan’s schools called ‘European Games For Everyone’ to educate and inform pupils about next summer’s inaugural event. A team from the Baku 2015 European Games Operations Committee (BEGOC) will travel to the nation’s 57 regions for a series of presentations, lectures and sporting displays over http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_2015_European_Games_begins_European_Games_For_Everyone_Regional_Schools_Tour-805328 SPORTS Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:36:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev received the President of the European Court of Human Rights VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received President of the European Court of Human Rights Dean Spielmann. President of the European Court of Human Rights Dean Spielmann stressed the importance of the Baku-hosted “Application of the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms on national level and the role of national judges” international http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_the_President_of_the_European_Court_of_Human_Rights_VIDEO-805339 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:35:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, Lithuania discuss prospects for agrarian cooperation The Ministry of Agriculture of Azerbaijan has hosted a meeting with Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Lithuania Vilius Martusevicius. The meeting featured discussions on cooperation prospects between the two countries in the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Lithuania_discuss_prospects_for_agrarian_cooperation-805469 REGIONS Fri, 24 Oct 2014 13:02:00 +0500 Armenian Armed Forces continue violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 15 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in Ashagi Seyidahmadli, http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenian_Armed_Forces_continue_violating_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan-805298 POLITICS Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:16:00 +0500 Joint Working Group on Human Rights resumes activities in Azerbaijan Joint Working Group on Human Rights has resumed its activities in Azerbaijan initiated by President Ilham Aliyev and Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland. Founded in 2005, the group halted its activities in 2008. The working group includes MPs, officials of the Presidential Administration, representatives http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Joint_Working_Group_on_Human_Rights_resumes_activities_in_Azerbaijan-805287 POLITICS Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:25:00 +0500 Qarabag Agdam beat Ukrainian Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk, become first Azerbaijani club to win UEFA Europa League group stage match Azerbaijani football club Qarabag Agdam have defeated Ukrainian Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk 1-0 in the third round of the UEFA Europa League group stage in Kiev. Muarem Muarem`s 21st minute goal was enough for Gurban Gurbanov`s side to make history as the first Azerbaijani club to seal a victory in an UEFA Europa League group stage http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Qarabag_Agdam_beat_Ukrainian_Dnipro_Dnipropetrovsk_become_first_Azerbaijani_club_to_win_UEFA_Europa_League_group_stage_match-805263 SPORTS Fri, 24 Oct 2014 02:12:00 +0500 Deputy Speaker of Azerbaijani Parliament meets UNICEF country representative Deputy Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Bahar Muradova has met UNICEF Representative in the country Andro Shilakadze. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Deputy_Speaker_of_Azerbaijani_Parliament_meets_UNICEF_country_representative-805257 POLITICS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:17:00 +0500 German FM: We seek EU involvement in Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier has said his country wants to find a lasting solution to the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and seeks the European Union`s involvement in the dispute`s mediation along with the OSCE Minsk group. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/German_FM_We_seek_EU_involvement_in_Nagorno_Karabakh_conflict_settlement-805256 POLITICS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:10:00 +0500 Chairman of Nakhchivan`s Supreme Majlis meets governor of West Azerbaijan Province of Iran Chairman of the Supreme Majlis of the Autonomous Republic of Nakhchivan Vasif Talibov has met governor of the West Azerbaijan Province of Iran Gurbanali Saadat. Mr. Talibov hailed relations of Azerbaijan`s Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic with neighboring provinces in Iran. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Chairman_of_Nakhchivans_Supreme_Majlis_meets_governor_of_West_Azerbaijan_Province_of_Iran-805248 POLITICS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:50:00 +0500 Governors of Azerbaijani districts visit Republic of Korea Heads of executive authorities of Azerbaijani districts have visited the Republic of Korea. The visit aimed to learn local governance system in the Republic of Korea and strengthen the bilateral region-to-region cooperation. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Governors_of_Azerbaijani_districts_visit_Republic_of_Korea-805250 POLITICS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:46:00 +0500 Armenian boxer refuses to fight against Azerbaijani opponent Armenian boxer Gnel Muradian has refused to fight against Azerbaijan`s Mahammadali Tahirov in the men`s +91kg quarter final in the European championship in Zagreb, Croatia. He will take on German Peter Kaduri in semifinal. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenian_boxer_refuses_to_fight_against_Azerbaijani_opponent-805246 SPORTS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:35:00 +0500 AIDA, International Organization for Migration discuss cooperation prospects Director of the Azerbaijan International Development Agency (AIDA) Ashraf Shikhaliyev has met Regional Director of the International Organization for Migration`s (IOM) Office for South-Eastern Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia Renate Held and acting Director of IOM Baku Office Serhan Aktoprak. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/AIDA_International_Organization_for_Migration_discuss_cooperation_prospects-805242 SOCIETY Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:21:00 +0500 Azerbaijani Justice Minister meets CoE Commissioner for Human Rights Azerbaijan's Minister of Justice Fikrat Mammadov has met Nils Muižnieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Justice_Minister_meets_CoE_Commissioner_for_Human_Rights-805247 SOCIETY Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:19:00 +0500 EU Special Representative says settlement of Karabakh problem is very important for EU EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus Herbert Salber has said the organization attaches a particular importance to finding a solution to the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/EU_Special_Representative_says_settlement_of_Karabakh_problem_is_very_important_for_EU-805245 POLITICS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:09:00 +0500 US congressman calls on Barack Obama to support Azerbaijan Paul Gosar, Congressman from Arizona, has addressed a letter to President Barack Obama calling on the U.S. government to support Azerbaijan. The congressman said Azerbaijan is a reliable ally and important strategic partner of the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/US_congressman_calls_on_Barack_Obama_to_support_Azerbaijan-805237 POLITICS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:46:00 +0500 Polish Foreign Ministry welcomes Azerbaijani President`s amnesty order The Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said it welcomes a recent decree by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to pardon a group of convicts. In an official statement, the Ministry said it welcomes information about an amnesty granted http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Polish_Foreign_Ministry_welcomes_Azerbaijani_Presidents_amnesty_order-805208 POLITICS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:45:00 +0500 Azerbaijan joins ministerial meeting of BSEC member states Azerbaijani Deputy Minister of Culture and Tourism Nazim Samadov has attended a ministerial meeting of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC) Member States in Athens, Greece. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_joins_ministerial_meeting_of_BSEC_member_states-805187 ECONOMY Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:40:00 +0500 Bas-relief to chairman of ADR parliament Alimardan bey Topchubashov inaugurated in Poznan A bas-relief to former Polish Prime Minister Ignacy Jan Paderewski and speaker of the Parliament of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic (ADR) Alimardan bey Topchubashov has been inaugurated at the Academy of Music in Poznan, Poland. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Bas_relief_to_chairman_of_ADR_parliament_Alimardan_bey_Topchubashov_inaugurated_in_Poznan-805189 POLITICS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:32:00 +0500 Israeli Ambassador praises state-religion relations in Azerbaijan Israeli Ambassador Rafael Harpaz has praised state-religion relations in Azerbaijan as he met chairman of the country`s State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations Mubariz Gurbanli. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Israeli_Ambassador_praises_state_religion_relations_in_Azerbaijan-805176 POLITICS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:20:00 +0500 Azerbaijan`s Deputy PM meets IOM Regional Director Azerbaijani Deputy Prime Minister, chairman of the State Committee for Refugees and IDPs Affairs, chairman of the Commission for International Humanitarian Assistance Ali Hasanov has met Regional Director of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Deputy_PM_meets_IOM_Regional_Director-805175 POLITICS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:17:00 +0500 Azeri Defence Minister meets Spanish Charge d`Affaires Azerbaijan`s Minister of Defence Zakir Hasanov has met Spanish Charge d`Affaires to Azerbaijan Jose Luis Diez Juarez. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azeri_Defence_Minister_meets_Spanish_Charge_dAffaires-805147 POLITICS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:14:00 +0500 Railway Transport Council of CIS and Baltic States signs Protocol of 61st meeting The 61st meeting of the Railway Transport Council of CIS and Baltic States has culminated in Baku with the signing of the Protocol http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Railway_Transport_Council_of_CIS_and_Baltic_States_signs_Protocol_of_61st_meeting-805139 ECONOMY Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:00:00 +0500 Azerbaijani judo fighter wins world bronze Azerbaijan`s Mehman Sadigov (60 kg) has grabbed a bronze medal at the world judo championship in the U.S. His teammate Davud Mammadov ranked fifth http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_judo_fighter_wins_world_bronze-805119 SPORTS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:25:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev received the President of the European Shooting Confederation and Russian Shooting Union VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received President of the European Shooting Confederation and Shooting Union of the Russian Federation Vladimir Lisin. It was noted that high-standard infrastructure for various sports, including shooting sports http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_the_President_of_the_European_Shooting_Confederation_and_Russian_Shooting_Union_VIDEO-805102 OFFICIAL NEWS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:14:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev received the credentials of the newly-appointed Serbian Ambassador VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received the credentials of the newly-appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Serbia Nebojsa Rodic http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_the_credentials_of_the_newly_appointed_Serbian_Ambassador_VIDEO-805096 OFFICIAL NEWS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:08:00 +0500 Baku to host ERRA conference on investments and energy regulation Baku will host 13th conference on investments and energy regulation of the Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA) late this month. According to Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Economy and Industry, the annual conference will be http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_to_host_ERRA_conference_on_investments_and_energy_regulation-805072 ECONOMY Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:25:00 +0500 Italian L`indro news portal posts interview with Azerbaijani Ambassador Italian L`indro news portal has posted an interview with Azerbaijani Ambassador Vagif Sadigov. In the interview, the Ambassador hails religious and ethnic tolerance in Azerbaijan. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Italian_Lindro_news_portal_posts_interview_with_Azerbaijani_Ambassador-805071 POLITICS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:07:00 +0500 Failed footballer jailed after Kakuta impersonation A failed footballer who enjoyed a champagne lifestyle by pretending to be a Premier League star has been jailed for four years for £163,000 worth of fraud, according to espn.co.uk. Medi Abalimba, 25, at one stage earned around £20,000 a week with Derby County, but slipped down the leagues http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Failed_footballer_jailed_after_Kakuta_impersonation-805051 SPORTS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:17:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev received the German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier. The head of state said that German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier`s visit was a good opportunity for discussing the issues related to the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_the_German_Federal_Minister_for_Foreign_Affairs_VIDEO-805060 OFFICIAL NEWS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:06:00 +0500 Assistant Secretary-General hails Azerbaijan`s cooperation with UN Lakshmi Puri, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, has praised Azerbaijan`s cooperation with the UN and its subordinate agencies. “Azerbaijan demonstrates a single strategic approach to such issues as the impact of globalization on regional integration, E-governance, democracy, liberalization and other processes,” Ms. Puri, who is also Deputy Executive Director of UN Women, the United http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Assistant_Secretary_General_hails_Azerbaijans_cooperation_with_UN-805031 POLITICS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:37:00 +0500 Armenian Armed Forces continue violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 14 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in Gazakh region, Ashagi Veysalli village in Fuzuli region, Tap Qaraqoyunlu village in Goranboy region, Yusifjanli http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenian_Armed_Forces_continue_violating_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan-805020 POLITICS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:06:00 +0500 Azerbaijani FM meets outgoing Austrian Ambassador Azerbaijan`s Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has met Austrian Ambassador Sylvia Meier-Kajbic as she ends her diplomatic mission in the country. Ms. Meier-Kajbic hailed the Azerbaijani government`s supporting her activities during the diplomatic mission. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_FM_meets_outgoing_Austrian_Ambassador-805016 POLITICS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:58:00 +0500 German FM visits Alley of Martyrs in Baku German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier has today visited the Alley of Martyrs in Baku. He paid tribute to Azerbaijani heroes who gave their lives for the country’s independence http://azertag.az/en/xeber/German_FM_visits_Alley_of_Martyrs_in_Baku-805106 POLITICS Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:55:00 +0500 Gabala hosts opening of 2014 ISSF World Cup Final The 2014 International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Final has opened in the Azerbaijani city of Gabala. Speakers at the opening ceremony included president of Gabala sports club Tale Heydarov, Vice President of the National Olympic Committee Chingiz Huseynzade, http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Gabala_hosts_opening_of_2014_ISSF_World_Cup_Final-804980 SPORTS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:56:00 +0500 Delegation of Agriculture Ministry visits Netherlands A delegation of Azerbaijani Ministry of Agriculture has visited the Netherlands. The visit aims to learn the Dutch experience in the field of establishing and managing “Electronic-agriculture” information system. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Delegation_of_Agriculture_Ministry_visits_Netherlands-804973 REGIONS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:46:00 +0500 Azerbaijani FM meets outgoing Qatari Ambassador Azerbaijan`s Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has met outgoing Ambassador of the State of Qatar Mubarak bin Fahad Al-Thani. Ambassador Al-Thani thanked the Azerbaijani government for supporting him during his http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_FM_meets_outgoing_Qatari_Ambassador-804967 POLITICS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:29:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev reviewed the progress of construction at the Skeet Shooting Complex VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife, chairperson of the Organizing Committee of the European Games Mehriban Aliyeva have reviewed the progress of construction at the Trap Shooting Complex in Bilajari, Baku http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_reviewed_the_progress_of_construction_at_the_Skeet_Shooting_Complex_VIDEO-804966 OFFICIAL NEWS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:26:00 +0500 Health Ministry says no Ebola threat in Azerbaijan Azerbaijan`s Health Ministry has said there is no Ebola threat in the country. Deputy Director of Anti-Plague Station under the Ministry Shair Gurbanov said: “However the threat can come to Azerbaijan from someone contracting the disease abroad. So we pay serious attention to this issue http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Health_Ministry_says_no_Ebola_threat_in_Azerbaijan-804924 HEALTHCARE Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:05:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, Iran keen on cooperation to solve problems of families, women and children Chairperson of the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs of Azerbaijan Hijran Huseynova has met Iranian Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Shahindokht Molaverdi, who is in Baku to attend the 5th Ministerial Conference on the Role of Women in the Development of the OIC Member States. Chairperson of the Committee Huseynova noted that the event was perfectly organized http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Iran_keen_on_cooperation_to_solve_problems_of_families_women_and_children-804901 POLITICS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:32:00 +0500 Synergy Baku rider second in Tour of Hainan stage three Synergy Baku rider Max Averin finished second in the sprint ending the third stage of the Tour of Hainan, while both Samir Jabrayilov and Alex Surutkovych featured in break groups. That moved Averin to seventh in GC, followed by Surutkovych in eighth. Elchin Asadov and Jabrayilov round out the fine team showing, as they are respectively eleventh and 16th http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Synergy_Baku_rider_second_in_Tour_of_Hainan_stage_three-804900 SPORTS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:18:00 +0500 Executive Committee of General Confederation of Trade Unions convenes in Baku A meeting of the Executive Committee of the General Confederation of Trade Unions has kicked off in Baku. Speaking to the event, President of the General Confederation of Trade Unions and vice-president of the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions Mikhail Shmakov said the General Confederation http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Executive_Committee_of_General_Confederation_of_Trade_Unions_convenes_in_Baku-804813 POLITICS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:28:00 +0500 Chairman of Nakhchivan Supreme Majlis meets Turkish Armed Forces delegation Chairman of the Supreme Majlis of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Vasif Talibov has met a delegation of the Turkish Armed Forces. Mr. Talibov stressed the importance of the Turkish delegation`s visit to Nakhchivan, hailing it as a “sign of friendly and fraternal relations”. He pointed out that the visit would contribute to the development http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Chairman_of_Nakhchivan_Supreme_Majlis_meets_Turkish_Armed_Forces_delegation-804814 POLITICS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:20:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev received the Ambassador of Qatar to Azerbaijan VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar Mubarak bin Fahad Al-Thani as he ends his diplomatic mission in the country. During the meeting, the sides noted with pleasure that bilateral relations between the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_the_Ambassador_of_Qatar_to_Azerbaijan_VIDEO-804844 OFFICIAL NEWS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:19:00 +0500 Azerbaijani first lady Mehriban Aliyeva receives Astrakhan Oblast Order of Merit Azerbaijani first lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva has been presented with Astrakhan Oblast Order of Merit as she met Astrakhan Governor Alexander Zhilkin http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_first_lady_Mehriban_Aliyeva_receives_Astrakhan_Oblast_Order_of_Merit-804858 POLITICS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:03:00 +0500 Armenians violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 13 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 13 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in Kuropatkino village of Khojavend region, Tap Garagoyunlu http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenians_violated_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan_13_times_throughout_the_day-804788 POLITICS Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:31:00 +0500