Azerbaijan State News Agency http://azertag.az Sat, 29 Aug 2015 12:16:02 +0500 http://azertag.az/img/site-logo.png Azerbaijan State News Agency http://azertag.az/ Azerbaijani female wrestler claims gold at Cadet World Championship Azerbaijani female wrestler Leyla Gurbanova has won the gold medal of the FILA Cadet World Championship held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_female_wrestler_claims_gold_at_Cadet_World_Championship-880681 SPORTS Sat, 29 Aug 2015 11:24:00 +0500 Azerbaijani, Turkish FMs meet in Antalya Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has met his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu on the sidelines of the Trilateral Meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan in Antalya. The two exchanged views on bilateral and multilateral relations between Azerbaijan and Turkey http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Turkish_FMs_meet_in_Antalya-880615 POLITICS Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:43:00 +0500 Qarabagh, Qabala learn rivals for UEFA Europa League group stage The draw has been held in Monaco for 2015/16 UEFA Europa League group stage, defining rivals of the two Azerbaijani clubs Qarabagh and Qabala. Qarabagh will compete in the Group J along with Tottenham Hotspur http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Qarabagh_Qabala_learn_rivals_for_UEFA_Europa_League_group_stage-880614 SPORTS Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:29:00 +0500 Legendary Azerbaijani musical comedy film "Arşın Mal Alan" to premier in Hollywood The Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles will hold the first-time ever screening of Azerbaijan's iconic and world-famous musical comedy film "Arşın Mal Alan" (Cloth Peddler) in Hollywood on September 19, 2015 http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Legendary_Azerbaijani_musical_comedy_film__quotArsin_Mal_Alan_quot_to_premier_in_Hollywood-880609 CULTURE Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:10:00 +0500 Azerbaijani grandmasters to take part in World Rapid and Blitz championship in Berlin This year's World Rapid and Blitz Championship will be held October 9-14 in Berlin, Germany. Azerbaijani grandmasters will also vie for medals at the tournament. The prize fund will be a total $400,000 combined for the rapid and the blitz tournaments http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_grandmasters_to_take_part_in_World_Rapid_and_Blitz_championship_in_Berlin-880605 SPORTS Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:00:00 +0500 New Azerbaijan Party, Japanese Liberal Democratic Party Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan, Chairman of the State Committee for Work with Refugees and IDPs Ali Hasanov has met Deputy Executive Secretary of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) of Japan, chairman of the Office of External Relations, MP Yasukazu Hamada during his visit http://azertag.az/en/xeber/New_Azerbaijan_Party_Japanese_Liberal_Democratic_Party-880597 POLITICS Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:34:00 +0500 Heydar Aliyev Foundation to organize "Town of Azerbaijan" in Paris The Heydar Aliyev Foundation will open the "Town of Azerbaijan" at a large public space near the Palais-Royal in Paris on August 29. The town called "Azerbaijan in the heart of Paris" will remain open until September 9. The “Town of Azerbaijan", which opens in Paris for the second time http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Heydar_Aliyev_Foundation_to_organize__quotTown_of_Azerbaijan_quot_in_Paris-880594 POLITICS Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:17:00 +0500 Baku hosts 37th Capital Policing European Conference The 37th Capital Policing European Conference has opened in Baku, bringing together 70 representatives from 25 countries. Addressing the conference, Azerbaijani Minister of Internal Affairs Ramil Usubov hailed the importance of the event http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_hosts_37th_Capital_Policing_European_Conference-880592 SOCIETY Fri, 28 Aug 2015 19:12:00 +0500 World-class stars to compete at European Chess Club Cup 2015 in Skopje The world-class stars will compete at the European Chess Club Cup 2015 in Skopje, Macedonia, from 17-25 October. Top seeded Socar Azerbaijan will play with a full squad including Veselin Topalov (2816) http://azertag.az/en/xeber/World_class_stars_to_compete_at_European_Chess_Club_Cup_2015_in_Skopje-880485 SPORTS Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:40:00 +0500 Azerbaijani female wrestler into final of Cadet World Championship Azerbaijani female wrestler Leyla Gurbanova (52kg) has qualified for the final of the FILA Cadet World Championship in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. On the way to the final Gurbanova defeated American Gracie Figueroa http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_female_wrestler_into_final_of_Cadet_World_Championship-880549 SPORTS Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:29:00 +0500 Azerbaijani female wrestlers win two bronze medals of Cadet World Championship Azerbaijani female wrestlers Zelfira Alakbarli at 38kg and Shabnam Ahmadova at 56kg have grabbed bronze medals of the FILA Cadet World Championship held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_female_wrestlers_win_two_bronze_medals_of_Cadet_World_Championship-880518 SPORTS Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:30:00 +0500 Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism meets ISESCO delegation Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has met an ISESCO delegation led by Director of the Secretariat of the Organization's Executive Council, General Conference and Ministerial Conferences Mohamed Ghemari. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Minister_of_Culture_and_Tourism_meets_ISESCO_delegation-880464 CULTURE Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:20:00 +0500 Hungarian Wizz Air plans to resume flights to Azerbaijan Hungarian airline Wizz Air told Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) CJSC about its intention to resume flights to Azerbaijan in March 2016, the press service of AZAL said. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Hungarian_Wizz_Air_plans_to_resume_flights_to_Azerbaijan-880411 ECONOMY Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:30:00 +0500 Azerbaijani FM leaves for Turkey Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has left for Turkey. The Minister will participate in a trilateral meeting between the foreign ministers of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Turkmenistan on August 28 http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_FM_leaves_for_Turkey-880400 POLITICS Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:06:00 +0500 Armenians violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 125 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 125 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenians_violated_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan_125_times_throughout_the_day-880399 POLITICS Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:03:00 +0500 Record high pressure squeezes secrets out of osmium An international team of scientists led by the University of Bayreuth and with participation of DESY has created the highest static pressure ever achieved in a lab: Using a special high pressure device, the researchers investigated the behavior of the metal osmium at http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Record_high_pressure_squeezes_secrets_out_of_osmium-880398 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Fri, 28 Aug 2015 12:02:00 +0500 Another group of Turkish Air Force engineering-technical staff arrive in Azerbaijan to participate in TurAz Falcon 2015 exercises VIDEO Another group of engineering-technical staff of the Turkish Air Force have arrived in Azerbaijan to participate in the joint TurAz Falcon 2015 exercises of the Azerbaijani and Turkish air forces, the Defense Ministry said. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Another_group_of_Turkish_Air_Force_engineering_technical_staff_arrive_in_Azerbaijan_to_participate_in_TurAz_Falcon_2015_exercises_VIDEO-880389 POLITICS Fri, 28 Aug 2015 11:34:00 +0500 Qabala into UEFA Europa League group stage Azerbaijan`s Qabala have sealed a spot in the UEFA Europa League group stage after being held to a 2-2 draw by Greek Panathinaikos in Athens. Dodo`s two goals in the 6th and 60th minutes allowed the Azerbaijani side to go through http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Qabala_into_UEFA_Europa_League_group_stage-880357 SPORTS Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:15:00 +0500 Azerbaijan`s Qarabag qualifies for Europa League group stage after destroying Young Boys in Baku Azerbaijani FC Qarabag have reached the UEFA Europa League group stage after thrashing Swiss Young Boys 3-0 in Baku. Richard Almeida scored on a penalty in the 5th minute to give FC Qarabag a 1–0 lead over http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Qarabag_qualifies_for_Europa_League_group_stage_after_destroying_Young_Boys_in_Baku-880349 SPORTS Thu, 27 Aug 2015 22:51:00 +0500 Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers win 2 bronze medals of Cadet World Championship Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestlers Fail Isgenderov and Ulvi Ganizade have claimed bronze medals of the FILA Cadet World Championship held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Isgenderov and Ganizade secured the medals after beating Mexican and Turkish rivals respectively http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Greco_Roman_wrestlers_win_2_bronze_medals_of_Cadet_World_Championship-880333 SPORTS Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:54:00 +0500 Azerbaijani FM meets incoming Belarus Ambassador Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has today met newly appointed Belarus Ambassador to the country Gennady Ahramovich. The Ambassador handed over a copy of his credentials to Minister Mammadyarov http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_FM_meets_incoming_Belarus_Ambassador-880321 POLITICS Thu, 27 Aug 2015 20:07:00 +0500 Baku hosts first gathering of Organizing Committee of 7th Global Forum of UN Alliance of Civilizations The first meeting of the Organizing Committee of the 7th Global Forum of UN Alliance of Civilizations has been held in Baku. Chairman of the Organizing Committee, Azerbaijan`s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfaz Garayev said the Committee was set up by http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_hosts_first_gathering_of_Organizing_Committee_of_7th_Global_Forum_of_UN_Alliance_of_Civilizations-880308 CULTURE Thu, 27 Aug 2015 19:23:00 +0500 Facebook launches M, a Siri-Like Personal Assistant for Messenger Today Facebook announced its beginning a very small roll out of a digital assistant service that will live within Messenger. The service, called M, is capable of completing tasks and finding information upon request, "searchenginejournal.com" reported. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Facebook_launches_M_a_Siri_Like_Personal_Assistant_for_Messenger_Today-880322 WORLD Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:51:00 +0500 35 million Windows Phones will be locked out of Windows 10 If you've got a Windows Phone with less than 8GB of storage, you may miss out on Windows 10 Mobile, techradar.com informs. The Windows 10 Mobile upgrade will require 8GB of internal memory, according to the German version of the Windows Blog http://azertag.az/en/xeber/35_million_Windows_Phones_will_be_locked_out_of_Windows_10-880279 WORLD Thu, 27 Aug 2015 18:03:00 +0500 'To be or not to be' for FC Qarabag and FC Qabala in UEFA Europa League playoff Azerbaijani FC Qarabag and FC Qabala will tonight play their life or death matches in the UEFA Europa League playoffs. Azerbaijani FC Qarabag will play their return match against Young Boys in Baku at the Tofig Bahramov Stadium at 21:00 http://azertag.az/en/xeber/_039To_be_or_not_to_be_039_for_FC_Qarabag_and_FC_Qabala_in_UEFA_Europa_League_playoff-880278 SPORTS Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:55:00 +0500 Mexican Congress adopts resolution on development of cooperation with Azerbaijan Mexican Congress Second Committee of Foreign Affairs, Defence and Public Education has adopted a resolution called "Joint proposal in relation to agreement calling on the federal executive power to take necessary steps to expand relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and Mexico." http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Mexican_Congress_adopts_resolution_on_development_of_cooperation_with_Azerbaijan-880260 POLITICS Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:13:00 +0500 CIS headquarters to host photo exhibition "The Last World War: Remember in the name of peace" A photo exhibition entitled "The Last World War: Remember in the name of peace" dedicated to the 70th anniversary of victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War, will take place in CIS headquarters in Minsk on September 3. The exposition which has been co- organized by Azerbaijan http://azertag.az/en/xeber/CIS_headquarters_to_host_photo_exhibition__quotThe_Last_World_War_Remember_in_the_name_of_peace_quot-880242 POLITICS Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:31:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev signs Order on extra measures related to construction of Asgarabad-Mugan highway in Bilasuvar district President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today signed an Order related to the construction of Asgarabad-Mugan highway in Bilasuvar district. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_signs_Order_on_extra_measures_related_to_construction_of_Asgarabad_Mugan_highway_in_Bilasuvar_district-880298 OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS Thu, 27 Aug 2015 16:11:00 +0500 Azerbaijani Deputy Premier visits Japan VIDEO A delegation led by Azerbaijani Deputy Prime Minister, chairman of the State Committee for Refugees and IDP Affairs, chairman of the Republican Commission on International Humanitarian Aid Ali Hasanov has paid an official visit to Japan. A-five day official visit aims at further developing http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Deputy_Premier_visits_Japan_VIDEO-880197 POLITICS Thu, 27 Aug 2015 14:02:00 +0500 2015 ITTF European Championships draw revealed The draw for the 2015 International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) European Championships to take place in Ekaterinburg, Russia, next month. In the Men's Championships Division - Group A leading name is title holder, team of Portugal. They http://azertag.az/en/xeber/2015_ITTF_European_Championships_draw_revealed-880185 SPORTS Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:24:00 +0500 MIT's MultiFab 3D printer prints up to 10 different materials at once Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a low-cost 3D printer capable of 3D printing in 10 different materials at the same time. The MultiFab system was presented at the SIGGRAPH conference and is the first 3D printer to use 3D scanning http://azertag.az/en/xeber/MIT_039s_MultiFab_3D_printer_prints_up_to_10_different_materials_at_once-880184 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Thu, 27 Aug 2015 13:04:00 +0500 Azerbaijan`s investment potential discussed at "Milan Expo-2015" exhibition Azerbaijan`s investment potential was discussed as part of the "Milan Expo-2015" international exhibition here. "Invest in Azerbaijan: Business environment and opportunities" event was co-organized by the Azerbaijan Export and Investment http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_investment_potential_discussed_at__quotMilan_Expo_2015_quot_exhibition-880178 ECONOMY Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:43:00 +0500 SOCAR keen to purchase share from DESFA Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) and Hellenic Petroleum S.A. have met State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOCAR), which confirmed its interest for the completion of the transaction with the extension, until December 21,2015, of the Share Purchase Agreement and the guarantee letter of €40 million http://azertag.az/en/xeber/SOCAR_keen_to_purchase_share_from_DESFA-880170 ECONOMY Thu, 27 Aug 2015 12:35:00 +0500 Azerbaijani-Turkish Air Forces carry out live-fire exercises within "TurAz Falcon – 2015" VIDEO Turkish and Azerbaijani Air Forces have carried out practical firing exercises within the frame of the joint tactical exercises of "TurAz Falcon - 2015". According to the scenario, air defenses have found the conditional offender of the airspace, conveyed the message http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Turkish_Air_Forces_carry_out_live_fire_exercises_within__quotTurAz_Falcon___2015_quot_VIDEO-880155 POLITICS Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:49:00 +0500 Armenia continues 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 118 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenia_continues_violating_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan-880148 POLITICS Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:31:00 +0500 Ankara to host G20 labour and employment ministers' meeting G20 labour and employment ministers' meeting within the framework of the chairmanship of the Republic of Turkey will be held in Ankara on 3-4 August. The delegation led by the Minister of Labour and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Azerbaijan Salim Muslumov will also attend the event http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Ankara_to_host_G20_labour_and_employment_ministers_039_meeting-880147 SOCIETY Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:28:00 +0500 OSCE monitoring ends without incident In accordance with the mandate of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, the OSCE mission has conducted a monitoring on troops contact line near Mezem village of Azerbaijan`s Gazakh region. The monitoring ended without an incident. According to Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry http://azertag.az/en/xeber/OSCE_monitoring_ends_without_incident-880143 POLITICS Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:14:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, Turkey discuss prospects for cooperation in emergency management Azerbaijani Minister of Emergency Situations Kamaladdin Heydarov has met Turkish Ambassador to the country Ismail Alper Coskun to discuss prospects for cooperation in emergency management. The Azerbaijani Minister hailed cooperation in emergency management http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Turkey_discuss_prospects_for_cooperation_in_emergency_management-880104 SOCIETY Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:42:00 +0500 Spain becomes first country with five clubs in Champions League Group Stage Spain become the first country to be represented by five clubs in the Champions League Group Stage, with Valencia beating Monaco to join Sevilla, Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid and Barcelona. Valencia lost 2-1 to Monaco on Tuesday evening, http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Spain_becomes_first_country_with_five_clubs_in_Champions_League_Group_Stage-880092 SPORTS Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:43:00 +0500 Azerbaijani FM meets new Israeli Ambassador Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has today met newly appointed Israeli Ambassador to the country Dan Stav. The new Ambassador handed over a copy of his credentials to Elmar Mammadyarov. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_FM_meets_new_Israeli_Ambassador-880091 POLITICS Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:42:00 +0500 Incoming Latvian Ambassador presents copy of his credentials to Azerbaijani FM Azerbaijan`s Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has today met newly appointed Ambassador of Latvia Juris Maklakovs. The Ambassador handed over a copy of his credentials to Elmar Mammadyarov http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Incoming_Latvian_Ambassador_presents_copy_of_his_credentials_to_Azerbaijani_FM-880088 POLITICS Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:29:00 +0500 "The beginning of the end of Ebola" in Sierra Leone For the first time in over a year, there are no people in Sierra Leone being treated for the Ebola virus and no other confirmed cases in the country, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), the official website of UN Radio reported. This 'milestone' was marked http://azertag.az/en/xeber/_quotThe_beginning_of_the_end_of_Ebola_quot_in_Sierra_Leone-880085 SOCIETY Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:12:00 +0500 Azerbaijani freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling teams name squad for World Championship VIDEO Azerbaijani freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling teams announced squad for the World Championship to be held in Las-Vegas on September 7-12. The line-up was announced at the Olympic Wrestling Center with the participation of the First Vice-President of the Azerbaijan Wrestling Federation, member http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_freestyle_and_Greco_Roman_wrestling_teams_name_squad_for_World_Championship_VIDEO-880082 SPORTS Wed, 26 Aug 2015 20:09:00 +0500 Iteca Caspian, Caspian Event Оrganiser to hold 11 international expos by end of year The organizers of international exhibitions and conferences, Iteca Caspian and Caspian Event Organisers (CEO), will hold 11 international exhibitions until the end of 2015. The themes of all these exhibitions will reflect the non-oil sectors of Azerbaijan's http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Iteca_Caspian_Caspian_Event_Organiser_to_hold_11_international_expos_by_end_of_year-880063 ECONOMY Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:15:00 +0500 Azerbaijani wrestler wins bronze of Cadet World Championships Azerbaijani wrestler Khanjavad Mejidzade has claimed the bronze medal of the FILA Cadet World Championship held in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. He secured the medal after beating Iranian rival http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_wrestler_wins_bronze_of_Cadet_World_Championships-880059 SPORTS Wed, 26 Aug 2015 19:10:00 +0500 Azerbaijan to take part in Sports Press Congress Azerbaijan will take part in the Congress of European Union of Sports Press and a seminar for mass media to be hosted by the National Olympic Committee of Belarus on September 11-13. Some 40 delegates from 25 countries will attend the event. Following the Belarusian capital`s being selected as the venue http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_to_take_part_in_Sports_Press_Congress-880001 SPORTS Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:26:00 +0500 Tarkan to perform at Harbiye Cemil Topuzlu Open Air Stage Turkish megastar Tarkan will perform a total of 10 concerts in Istanbul’s Harbiye Cemil Topuzlu Open Air Stage from August 26 to September 13, according to www.istanbul.net.tr. He will take to the stage in front of 60,000 people as part of the 10-day concert program http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Tarkan_to_perform_at_Harbiye_Cemil_Topuzlu_Open_Air_Stage-879994 WORLD Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:14:00 +0500 Azerbaijani futsal team destroy Turkmenistan in friendly Azerbaijani national futsal team have thrashed Turkmenistan 5-0 in a friendly. Azerbaijan`s goals came from Rizvan Ferzeliyev, Jonathan Luis, Isa Atayev, Samir Hamzayev and Emin Abbasov http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_futsal_team_destroy_Turkmenistan_in_friendly-879963 SPORTS Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:57:00 +0500 Azerbaijani first lady Mehriban Aliyeva`s website comes in new design VIDEO The website of Azerbaijan`s first lady Mehriban Aliyeva has been launched in an updated design. www.mehriban-aliyeva.az covers the life and socio-political activity of Azerbaijan`s first lady. The website features “News”, “Biography”, “Activities”, “Visits”, “Meetings”, “Interviews”, “Speeches” and http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_first_lady_Mehriban_Aliyevas_website_comes_in_new_design_VIDEO-879958 POLITICS Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:51:00 +0500 Two NATO soldiers killed in Afghan 'insider attack' Men wearing Afghan military uniforms shot dead two NATO soldiers in the country's south Wednesday, the coalition said, the first insider attack on foreign troops since the Taliban's bitter power transition, according to The Telegraph. So-called "green-on-blue" attacks -- when Afghan soldiers or police turn their guns on http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Two_NATO_soldiers_killed_in_Afghan__039insider_attack_039-879956 WORLD Wed, 26 Aug 2015 14:33:00 +0500 Azerbaijani FM meets PACE rapporteur Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has met a delegation led by Milica Markovic, rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe on the topic "The inhabitants of the frontier regions of Azerbaijan who have been deliberately deprived access to water" http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_FM_meets_PACE_rapporteur-879949 POLITICS Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:53:00 +0500 International investment forum to take place in Moldova The First International Investment Forum titled "Investments as basis for development of Gagauzia" will be held on November 6-7 in Gagauzia, an autonomous region of Moldova. The main purpose of the event is to increase investment flows to Gagauzia by informing foreign investors on investment opportunities here http://azertag.az/en/xeber/International_investment_forum_to_take_place_in_Moldova-879942 WORLD Wed, 26 Aug 2015 13:10:00 +0500 Kyiv to host Davos Communication Forum The Ukrainian capital of Kyiv will host a session of the World Forum "Communication on Top" on September 4, which is one of the world’s key events that unites leading global experts in communications. The regional Forum shapes core communications trends defining the industry’s future and targets top specialists in communications http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Kyiv_to_host_Davos_Communication_Forum-879929 ECONOMY Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:51:00 +0500 Armenians violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 176 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 176 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in Kohnegishlag village in Aghstafa region, nameless hills in http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenians_violated_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan_176_times_throughout_the_day-879913 POLITICS Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:15:00 +0500 1, 800 billion people to live in countries or regions with absolute water scarcity by 2025 - UN agency At the start of the World Water Week conference in Stockholm, Sweden, the United Nations agriculture agency announced that it would develop a new open-access data portal that uses satellite imagery to provide insights into more efficient and productive use of agricultural waters – helping water-scarce countries in the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/1_800_billion_people_to_live_in_countries_or_regions_with_absolute_water_scarcity_by_2025___UN_agency-879909 SOCIETY Wed, 26 Aug 2015 12:04:00 +0500 Maccabi Tel-Aviv return, Malmö overturn deficit Maccabi Tel-Aviv are celebrating reaching the group stage for the first time in 11 years, while Dinamo Zagreb, Malmö, Shakhtar and Valencia also progressed as five play-off ties concluded, according to uefa.com http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Maccabi_Tel_Aviv_return_Malmo_overturn_deficit-879887 SPORTS Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:18:00 +0500 Azerbaijani jockey shines at international tournament in Germany VIDEO Azerbaijani jockey Jamal Rahimov has won a gold medal at an international tournament in Germany. He emerged victorious from among 27 contestants with his horse named Excenel to grab "Soer" award. The win added 50 points http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_jockey_shines_at_international_tournament_in_Germany_VIDEO-879856 SPORTS Tue, 25 Aug 2015 22:19:00 +0500 Azerbaijan`s Khudiyev to be referee-inspector of Georgia vs. Scotland match Azerbaijani referee Asim Khudiyev will be a referee-inspector of the Euro-2016 qualifying round match between Georgia and Scotland. The match will be held at the Dinamo Arena in Tbilisi on September 4 http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Khudiyev_to_be_referee_inspector_of_Georgia_vs_Scotland_match-879851 SPORTS Tue, 25 Aug 2015 21:20:00 +0500 Daily Times: Mehriban Aliyeva: Hilal-e-Pakistan recipient serving humanity "Daily Times" newspaper has issued an article headlined "Mehriban Aliyeva: Hilal-e-Pakistan recipient serving humanity". The article reads: “The First Lady of Azerbaijan, President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Daily_Times_Mehriban_Aliyeva_Hilal_e_Pakistan_recipient_serving_humanity-879843 POLITICS Tue, 25 Aug 2015 20:50:00 +0500 Azerbaijani chess players compete at Abu Dhabi Festival Azerbaijani team is vying for medals at the 22nd International Chess Festival in Abu Dhabi, the UAE. The squad includes Vugar Asadli, Asif Yagubi, Narmin Khalafova, Kanan Haydarli, Nail Bashirli, Mahammad Muradli, Turan Asgarova, Said Rafili, Narmin Soyunlu, http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_chess_players_compete_at_Abu_Dhabi_Festival-879836 SPORTS Tue, 25 Aug 2015 20:29:00 +0500