Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency http://azertag.az Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:35:28 +0400 http://azertag.az/img/site-logo.png Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency http://azertag.az/ Azerbaijan to perform in second semi-final of Eurovision Song Contest Azerbaijan will perform in the second semi-final of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest. Moments ago, the Host City Insignia ceremony and the Semi-Final Allocation Draw for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest took place at the City Hall in Vienna, Austria. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_to_perform_in_second_semi_final_of_Eurovision_Song_Contest-827631 CULTURE Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:09:00 +0400 New world order: geopolitical threats and solutions Myriad questions arise as various regions of the world continue to suffer from conflicts, with superpowers` struggle for their interests deepening. Experts say the world order is being damaged. The issue has been discussed at various levels, and is considered from a different perspective. Superpowers` http://azertag.az/en/xeber/New_world_order_geopolitical_threats_and_solutions-827630 POLITICS Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:57:00 +0400 Azerbaijan, Norway discuss cultural cooperation Azerbaijan`s Ambassador to Norway Adish Mammadov has met State Secretary to the Norwegian Minister of Culture Bjorgulv Vinje Borgundvaag. During the meeting, the parties discussed how to expand cultural and humanitarian cooperation between the two countries. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Norway_discuss_cultural_cooperation-827611 CULTURE Mon, 26 Jan 2015 18:44:00 +0400 Rector Nargiz Pashayeva named honorary professor of Moscow State University Corresponding member of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, PhD Nargiz Pashayeva has been awarded a diploma of the honorary professor of the Lomonosov Moscow State University. She received the title for her outstanding contributions to the establishment http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Rector_Nargiz_Pashayeva_named_honorary_professor_of_Moscow_State_University-827572 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:29:00 +0400 ‘Armenian armed forces commit another aggressive and disgusting sabotage’ “The Armenian armed forces, which have suffered a number of loses in the occupied Nagorno-Karabakh territory over the last days, have undertaken another aggressive and disgusting sabotage against the Azerbaijani armed forces,” according to the Defense Ministry. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenian_armed_forces_commit_another_aggressive_and_disgusting_sabotage-827565 POLITICS Mon, 26 Jan 2015 17:16:00 +0400 Georgian PM stresses importance of joint projects with Azerbaijan and Turkey Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili has underlined the importance of the joint projects being implemented with Turkey and Azerbaijan as he addressed a session of the World Economic Forum in Davos http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Georgian_PM_stresses_importance_of_joint_projects_with_Azerbaijan_and_Turkey-827528 ECONOMY Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:28:00 +0400 Italian press: Heydar Aliyev International Airport is a new door to the Caucasus VIDEO Several Italian news portals have published articles about Heydar Aliyev International Airport’s new passenger terminal. The articles described the Heydar Aliyev International Airport as “a new door to the Caucasus”. “With a total area 65,000 square meters, the new terminal is capable of carrying 6 million http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Italian_press_Heydar_Aliyev_International_Airport_is_a_new_door_to_the_Caucasus_VIDEO-827493 ECONOMY Mon, 26 Jan 2015 14:30:00 +0400 Earthquakes hit Azerbaijan`s Guba and Shabran Districts Two earthquakes occurred today at 07:30 and 09:36 local time, 27km south-east of Guba and 31km south-east of Shabran. According to the Seismological Service of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, magnitude 5 and 3.5 quakes shook Guba and http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Earthquakes_hit_Azerbaijans_Guba_and_Shabran_Districts-827470 SOCIETY Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:57:00 +0400 Armenians violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 124 times throughout the day VIDEO The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 124 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in Kohnegishlag village in Aghstafa region http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenians_violated_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan_124_times_throughout_the_day_VIDEO-827457 POLITICS Mon, 26 Jan 2015 12:52:00 +0400 Azerbaijani FM heads to Slovakia Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has headed to Slovakia for an official visit. Mammadyarov will hold a number of meetings with Slovakian officials during http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_FM_heads_to_Slovakia-827458 POLITICS Mon, 26 Jan 2015 11:54:00 +0400 Turkish mountain climbers missing in Greece Twelve Turkish mountain climbers have been reported missing in the Pierian Mountains of Greece. According to the regional sources, the mountain climbers called Europe Emergency Call Center for help Saturday. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Turkish_mountain_climbers_missing_in_Greece-827404 WORLD Sun, 25 Jan 2015 17:04:00 +0400 Atlanta Hawks beat Thunder for franchise-record 15th win in row The Atlanta Hawks' magical season continued Friday with another victory, this time a 103-93 win over visiting Oklahoma City. The win was Atlanta's 15th in a row, breaking the franchise record set during the 1993-94 season http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Atlanta_Hawks_beat_Thunder_for_franchise_record_15th_win_in_row-827401 SPORTS Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:21:00 +0400 Il Giornale newspaper condemns Armenian community for including local journalist to “black list” Italian newspaper “Il Giornale” has published an article condemning Armenian community, who included local journalists to the “black list” because they delivered Azerbaijani truths to the Italian community. In the article, author Alessandro Grando spoke of the terror act in Paris, satirical magazine Charlie http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Il_Giornale_newspaper_condemns_Armenian_community_for_including_local_journalist_to_black_list-827399 POLITICS Sun, 25 Jan 2015 16:08:00 +0400 Baku 2015 European Games hosts next auditions for opening and closing ceremonies Baku 2015 European Games hosted next auditions for performers who will take part in the opening and closing ceremonies at the Baku 2015 Athletes Village. Baku-2015 celebrity ambassadors, winners of the Eurovision-2011 Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal watched the event. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_2015_European_Games_hosts_next_auditions_for_opening_and_closing_ceremonies-827513 SPORTS Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:37:00 +0400 Armenians violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 90 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 90 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in Gizilhajili and Gushchu Ayrim villages in Gazakh region http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenians_violated_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan_90_times_throughout_the_day-827395 POLITICS Sun, 25 Jan 2015 14:19:00 +0400 German Diplomatisches Magazin publishes article on Azerbaijan`s “ASAN xidmet” VIDEO German Diplomatisches Magazin has published an article on Azerbaijan`s “ASAN xidmet” in its January edition. The author of the article titled “Azerbaijan’s Version of Good Governance and Combating Corruption” is German political scientist, associate professor of the Centre for Caspian Region http://azertag.az/en/xeber/German_Diplomatisches_Magazin_publishes_article_on_Azerbaijans_ASAN_xidmet_VIDEO-827392 POLITICS Sun, 25 Jan 2015 13:46:00 +0400 Azerbaijan State Agricultural University, Aberystwyth University ink protocol on cooperation Azerbaijan State Agricultural University and Aberystwyth University of the United Kingdom have signed a protocol on cooperation. Prior to the signing ceremony, rector of Azerbaijan State Agricultural University Ibrahim Jafarov met Aberystwyth University’s Pro-Vice Chancellor of Research Chris Thomas http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_State_Agricultural_University_Aberystwyth_University_ink_protocol_on_cooperation-827385 SOCIETY Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:33:00 +0400 Baku to host Azerbaijan Investment Forum An Azerbaijan Investment Forum organized by “The Economist” magazine will be held in Baku on March 17. The forum will bring together leading representatives of the banking, technology, investment and industrial sectors, as well as educational http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_to_host_Azerbaijan_Investment_Forum-827386 ECONOMY Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:53:00 +0400 Oranges versus orange juice: Which one might be better for your health? Many health advocates advise people to eat an orange and drink water rather than opt for a serving of sugary juice. But in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, scientists report that the picture is not clear-cut. Although juice is indeed high in sugar, the scientists found that certain nutrients in orange juice might be easier for the body to absorb http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oranges_versus_orange_juice_Which_one_might_be_better_for_your_health-827381 SOCIETY Sun, 25 Jan 2015 11:16:00 +0400 “Shining star of the Caucasus - Azerbaijan” book published in Hungarian language The “Shining star of the Caucasus - Azerbaijan” book, co-authored by famous Hungarian scientist, Dr. Borbala Obrusanszky and chairman of the Public Union “Recognition of Genocide Truths” Jeyhun Alakbarov, has been published in Hungarian language. The book features full information about Azerbaijan`s culture, tourism, history, economy and http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Shining_star_of_the_Caucasus___Azerbaijan_book_published_in_Hungarian_language-827379 CULTURE Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:54:00 +0400 Azerbaijani FC Neftchi beat Romanian Petrolul 1-0 Azerbaijan`s football club Neftchi Baku have defeated Romanian Petrolul 1-0 in a friendly. Neftchi`s goal came from Denis Silva. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_FC_Neftchi_beat_Romanian_Petrolul_1_0-827344 SPORTS Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:16:00 +0400 His Excellency Mr. Peter Cosgrove, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia On my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I extend to you and the people of your country my most sincere congratulations on the occasion of the public holiday – Australia Day. Today Azerbaijan-Australia relations entered a new development stage http://azertag.az/en/xeber/His_Excellency_Mr_Peter_Cosgrove_Governor_General_of_the_Commonwealth_of_Australia-827331 OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:09:00 +0400 His Excellency Mr. Pranab Mukherjee, President of the Republic of India Dear Mr. President, On my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I cordially congratulate you and the people of your country on the occasion of the public holiday of the Republic of India – Republic Day http://azertag.az/en/xeber/His_Excellency_Mr_Pranab_Mukherjee_President_of_the_Republic_of_India-827348 OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:07:00 +0400 Lowering temperature of feet provokes disease, experts warn Dr. Ron Eccles from the Center of colds at Cardiff University spent 25 years to examine why cold feet increase the risk of colds. Now he is ready to announce the findings. Thus, many bacteria, which cause colds, exist in the body without any signs. However, as soon as the temperature of legs falls, the symptoms http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Lowering_temperature_of_feet_provokes_disease_experts_warn-827324 SOCIETY Sat, 24 Jan 2015 18:01:00 +0400 US Congressman issues statement on 25th anniversary of 20 January Member of the U.S. House of Representatives and Co-Chair of the Congressional Azerbaijan Caucus Steve Cohen made a statement on the 25th anniversary of 20 January tragedy. The statement provides detailed information about the tragedy. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/US_Congressman_issues_statement_on_25th_anniversary_of_20_January-827325 POLITICS Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:56:00 +0400 UN Emergency Fund gives $100 million for aid operations in Syria and other poorly funded crises The United Nations humanitarian chief, Valerie Amos, has allocated some US$100 million from the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to boost life-saving relief work in Syria and 11 other countries where humanitarian needs are high but financial support is low. “Despite critical funding gaps, humanitarian workers remain committed http://azertag.az/en/xeber/UN_Emergency_Fund_gives_100_million_for_aid_operations_in_Syria_and_other_poorly_funded_crises-827356 WORLD Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:10:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev received the outgoing Indian Ambassador VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of India Vinod Kumar as he ends his diplomatic mission in the country. The parties said bilateral relations between Azerbaijan and India were developing successfully, and noted that there was mutual interest http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_the_outgoing_Indian_Ambassador_VIDEO-827263 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:08:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev received the credentials of the newly-appointed Qatari Ambassador  VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received the credentials of the newly-appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar Sayar bin Abdurrahman al Maawdah. The Ambassador reviewed the guard of honor http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_the_credentials_of_the_newly_appointed_Qatari_Ambassador__VIDEO-827272 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 24 Jan 2015 14:00:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev visited the Embassy of Saudi Arabia to Azerbaijan, offered condolences over the death of King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has visited the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Azerbaijan. President Ilham Aliyev offered his condolences over the death of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and signed a book of condolence. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_visited_the_Embassy_of_Saudi_Arabia_to_Azerbaijan_offered_condolences_over_the_death_of_King_Abdullah_Bin_Abdulaziz_Al_Saud_VIDEO-827262 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:50:00 +0400 Armenians violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 81 times throughout the day VIDEO The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 81 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in Gizilhajili village in Gazakh region, Kohnegishlag village in Aghstafa http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenians_violated_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan_81_times_throughout_the_day_VIDEO-827239 POLITICS Sat, 24 Jan 2015 13:42:00 +0400 January 20 tragedy commemorated in Los Angeles Azerbaijan`s Consulate General in Los Angeles has hosted a commemorative event on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the January 20 tragedy. Attendees of the event, including consul generals of foreign countries, scientific and cultural figures, Hollywood producers, professors of local universities http://azertag.az/en/xeber/January_20_tragedy_commemorated_in_Los_Angeles-827184 BLOODY MEMORY Fri, 23 Jan 2015 22:30:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s FM to meet OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs in Krakow Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov will meet the OSCE Minsk Group Co-Chairs in Krakow, Poland on January 27. The decision was adopted at a meeting of Minister Elmar Mammadyarov with French Co-Chair http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_FM_to_meet_OSCE_Minsk_Group_Co_Chairs_in_Krakow-827174 POLITICS Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:37:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan has always actively participated in international fight against terrorism Informal gathering of the world economic leaders has been held in Davos. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended “Tackling Violent Extremism” session. In his speech the Head of State touched upon the terror incidents in international arena, and spoke http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_Azerbaijan_has_always_actively_participated_in_international_fight_against_terrorism-827189 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:25:00 +0400 Azerbaijan Museum of Miniature Books entered Guinness Book of World Records The world’s first private Museum of Miniature Books located in Icheri Sheher Historical and Architectural Reserve has been entered the Guinness Book of World Records as the world's largest collection of miniature books. Founder and creator of the museum http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Museum_of_Miniature_Books_entered_Guinness_Book_of_World_Records-827167 CULTURE Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:20:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev met Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum Klaus Schwab VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum Klaus Schwab in Davos. Klaus Schwab praised cooperation between the World Economic Forum and Azerbaijan, and stressed the importance of participation of President Ilham Aliyev in the Forum. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_met_Executive_Chairman_of_the_World_Economic_Forum_Klaus_Schwab_VIDEO-827187 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:18:00 +0400 OIC Parliamentary Union supports Azerbaijan`s territorial integrity Azerbaijan`s territorial integrity has been supported by the declaration adopted at the 10th session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation`s (OIC) Parliamentary Union. The 10th session of the OIC Parliamentary Union was held in Istanbul on January 22. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/OIC_Parliamentary_Union_supports_Azerbaijans_territorial_integrity-827164 POLITICS Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:09:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev met the CEO of Gaz de France Suez VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met Chief Executive Officer of Gaz de France Suez Jean-Louis Chaussade. The issues related to the future cooperation between Gaz de France Suez and relevant authorities of Azerbaijan were discussed at the meeting. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_met_the_CEO_of_Gaz_de_France_Suez_VIDEO-827188 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:08:00 +0400 Azerbaijan joins New York Times travel show exhibition An Azerbaijani delegation is participating in the international New York Times travel show exhibition. Azerbaijan`s 30sq m-pavilion featured presentation through special advertising printed materials in Azerbaijani and English languages on the country`s must-see-places, historic-cultural monuments, hotel and tourism objects http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_joins_New_York_Times_travel_show_exhibition-827165 ECONOMY Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:03:00 +0400 Azerbaijani Parliament Speaker to attend funeral ceremony of King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Speaker of Azerbaijan`s Parliament Ogtay Asadov has today left for Riyadh to attend a funeral ceremony of King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. Mr. Asadov`s delegation includes head of the working group for interparliamentary relations with Arabia, MP Fattah Heydarov, chairman http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Parliament_Speaker_to_attend_funeral_ceremony_of_King_Abdullah_Bin_Abdulaziz_Al_Saud-827159 POLITICS Fri, 23 Jan 2015 20:56:00 +0400 Ahmet Davutoğlu: Turkey plans to host first meeting of G20 energy ministers Addressing the World Economic Forum in Davos, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu said Turkey, who chairs the G20 this year, was planning to hold first meeting of G20 energy ministers. According to Mr. Davutoğlu, the meeting will discuss improvement of opportunities to use energy http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Ahmet_Davutoglu_Turkey_plans_to_host_first_meeting_of_G20_energy_ministers-827140 ECONOMY Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:39:00 +0400 Azerbaijani delegation to attend next meeting of student leaders Head of the international relations department of the Azerbaijan Student Youth Organizations` Union Parvin Rahimli and spokesman Majid Musayev will attend the next meeting of student leaders, which will be co-organized by the Tafnit - Israeli Students` Voices organization and European Students Union on January 25. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_delegation_to_attend_next_meeting_of_student_leaders-827123 SOCIETY Fri, 23 Jan 2015 19:03:00 +0400 Belarusian diplomats pay tribute to twice Hero of Soviet Union Hazi Aslanov Diplomats of the Belarusian Embassy in Azerbaijan, including Ambassador Nikolay Patskevich and military attaché Andrey Lemechevsky have visited the grave of twice Hero of the Soviet Union Hazi Aslanov on the occasion of the 105th anniversary of his birthday. They put flowers at a monument to the hero http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Belarusian_diplomats_pay_tribute_to_twice_Hero_of_Soviet_Union_Hazi_Aslanov-827105 POLITICS Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:28:00 +0400 Australian Ancient Origins portal publishes article on ancient monuments of Azerbaijan Australian Ancient Origins portal has published an article titled “The Early Temples and Monuments of the Alban People in Ancient Azerbaijan”. The article reads: “The territories of ancient Azerbaijan, known as Caucasian Albania covered a wide area and was populated by many prehistoric tribes http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Australian_Ancient_Origins_portal_publishes_article_on_ancient_monuments_of_Azerbaijan-827087 CULTURE Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:57:00 +0400 Azerbaijani armed forces prevent attempt by Armenian reconnaissance-raiding groups to cross contact line The Azerbaijani armed forces have prevented an attempt by Armenian reconnaissance-raiding groups to cross the line of contact, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said. “The Armenian reconnaissance-raiding groups attempted to cross the troops` line of contact http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_armed_forces_prevent_attempt_by_Armenian_reconnaissance_raiding_groups_to_cross_contact_line-827067 POLITICS Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:00:00 +0400 Mild quake strikes Zagatala region A mild earthquake hit 13 km south from Zagatala region today at 10:08 local time. According to the Seismological Service of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, the magnitude of the earthquake was 3.1. The http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Mild_quake_strikes_Zagatala_region-826995 SOCIETY Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:26:00 +0400 The Hill: “Azerbaijan: Tolerance and multiculturalism” VIDEO The US-based The Hill newspaper has posted an article by Arye Gut, an Israel-based expert in international relations. In the article, headlined “Azerbaijan: Tolerance and multiculturalism”, Mr Gut says: “Much is made about religious tolerance in the Republic of http://azertag.az/en/xeber/The_Hill_Azerbaijan_Tolerance_and_multiculturalism_VIDEO-826992 POLITICS Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:15:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev met Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili in Davos. The parties expressed satisfaction with the successful development of the bilateral ties in various areas, including political, economic and http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_met_Georgian_Prime_Minister_Irakli_Garibashvili_VIDEO-826970 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:24:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev met Albert II, Prince of Monaco VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met Albert II, Prince of Monaco in Davos. The parties discussed prospects for economic cooperation between Azerbaijan and Monaco, and praised the cultural relations http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_met_Albert_II_Prince_of_Monaco_VIDEO-826967 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 23 Jan 2015 13:21:00 +0400 International Bank of Azerbaijan, Russian Sberbank ink MoU The International Bank of Azerbaijan (IBA) and Sberbank of Russia have signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Cooperation at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos. The document was signed by Jahangir Hajiyev, Chairman of the Board of IBA and Herman Gref, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of http://azertag.az/en/xeber/International_Bank_of_Azerbaijan_Russian_Sberbank_ink_MoU-826954 ECONOMY Fri, 23 Jan 2015 12:50:00 +0400 His Majesty Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of Saudi Arabia Your Majesty, My dear brother, We have been deeply saddened by the news of the death of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King of Saudi Arabia, His Majesty Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud http://azertag.az/en/xeber/His_Majesty_Salman_Bin_Abdulaziz_Al_Saud_Custodian_of_the_Two_Holy_Mosques_King_of_Saudi_Arabia-827073 OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:58:00 +0400 Algeria establishes diplomatic mission in Azerbaijan The People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria has established its diplomatic mission in Azerbaijan. According to Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abbes Benmoussat, was appointed Chargé d’Affaires of the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Algeria_establishes_diplomatic_mission_in_Azerbaijan-826922 POLITICS Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:39:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev attended presentation of Baku-2015 first European Games in Davos VIDEO Presentation of Baku-2015 first European Games has been held in Davos. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the event. Billboards highlighting the first European Games that will be organized in Baku this year have been http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_presentation_of_Baku_2015_first_European_Games_in_Davos_VIDEO-827020 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:22:00 +0400 Armenia continues violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan VIDEO The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 87 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenia_continues_violating_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan_VIDEO-826912 POLITICS Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:11:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev attended “Informal Gathering of world economic leaders: New global context for energy geopolitics" session of WEF President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended “Informal Gathering of world economic leaders: New global context for energy geopolitics" session of the World Economic Forum in Davos http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_Informal_Gathering_of_world_economic_leaders_New_global_context_for_energy_geopolitics_quot_session_of_WEF-827134 OFFICIAL NEWS Thu, 22 Jan 2015 23:18:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev met the BP Group Chief Executive VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met BP Group Chief Executive Robert Dudley in Davos. During the meeting, the importance of the Southern Gas Corridor in ensuring the European energy security and Azerbaijan`s role in this area were highly appreciated. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_met_the_BP_Group_Chief_Executive_VIDEO-826880 OFFICIAL NEWS Thu, 22 Jan 2015 23:16:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev attended “Regions in transformation: Eurasia” session of the World Economic Forum in Davos VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended “Regions in transformation: Eurasia” session of the World Economic Forum in Davos. The head of state made a speech at the session. President Ilham Aliyev said http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_Regions_in_transformation_Eurasia_session_of_the_World_Economic_Forum_in_Davos_VIDEO-826886 OFFICIAL NEWS Thu, 22 Jan 2015 23:05:00 +0400 ICT services in Azerbaijan rose by 15.1% The State Statistical Committee of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SSC) released data on the volume of information and communication services rendered to organizations and the population in the country in January-December 2014. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/ICT_services_in_Azerbaijan_rose_by_151-826866 ECONOMY Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:49:00 +0400 Windows 10 and its long list of features will be a free upgrade — for some Microsoft just took another big step toward the release of Windows 10 — and revealed it will be free for many current Windows users. The company unveiled the Windows 10 consumer preview on Wednesday, showcasing many http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Windows_10_and_its_long_list_of_features_will_be_a_free_upgrade___for_some-826865 WORLD Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:44:00 +0400 Azerbaijani Embassy in Japan releases statement on January 20 tragedy The Embassy of Azerbaijan in Japan has released a statement on the 25th anniversary of the January 20 tragedy. The statement says: “Today, Azerbaijani people observe silence to commemorate their citizens killed on the last breath http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Embassy_in_Japan_releases_statement_on_January_20_tragedy-826863 BLOODY MEMORY Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:30:00 +0400 ‘Azerbaijan doesn’t fall behind any western country with regards to media, transparency, democracy and protection of human rights’ “Azerbaijan doesn’t fall behind any western country with regards to media, transparency, democracy and the protection of human rights. The situation in any other country is not better than in our state,” said head of the Public and Political Affairs Department of the Azerbaijani http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_doesnt_fall_behind_any_western_country_with_regards_to_media_transparency_democracy_and_protection_of_human_rights-826862 POLITICS Thu, 22 Jan 2015 21:30:00 +0400