Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency http://azertag.az Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:14:59 +0400 http://azertag.az/img/site-logo.png Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency http://azertag.az/ Baku State University signs cooperation agreements with Dagestan and Tbilisi state universities Baku State University (BSU) has today signed cooperation agreements with Dagestan and Tbilisi state universities. The documents were signed by BSU rector, academician Abel Maharramov, rector http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_State_University_signs_cooperation_agreements_with_Dagestan_and_Tbilisi_state_universities-819415 SOCIETY Thu, 18 Dec 2014 21:39:00 +0400 European Parliament approves EU-Georgia association deal The European Parliament gave its green light to the EU-Georgia Association Agreement on Thursday. The deal will establish deep political association and economic integration between the EU and Georgia, including the progressive opening up of their respective markets. The deal is the third in a new series of association agreements that the European Parliament http://azertag.az/en/xeber/European_Parliament_approves_EU_Georgia_association_deal-819383 WORLD Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:27:00 +0400 Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal named coach of year in Holland Louis van Gaal has been named coach of the year in Holland after leading his country to the semi-finals of last summer's World Cup in Brazil. The Manchester United boss, who left his job with the national http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Manchester_United_boss_Louis_van_Gaal_named_coach_of_year_in_Holland-819382 SPORTS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:24:00 +0400 Ali Hasanov: Foreign and domestic policy of Azerbaijan is based on national interests Chief of the department for socio-political affairs of the Presidential Administration Ali Hasanov gave an interview to the host of the Hesabat show on the ANS TV channel http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Ali_Hasanov_Foreign_and_domestic_policy_of_Azerbaijan_is_based_on_national_interests-819381 POLITICS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 20:14:00 +0400 EBRD to explore prospects of realizing rural projects in Azerbaijan Agriculture Minister Heydar Asadov of Azerbaijan received today the head of the Baku Office of the European Bank for Reconstruction & Development (EBRD) Nile McCain. During the meeting, Minister Asadov reported that the country has created a favorable investment http://azertag.az/en/xeber/EBRD_to_explore_prospects_of_realizing_rural_projects_in_Azerbaijan-819336 REGIONS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 18:20:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev attended a ceremony to inaugurate the fast crew boat after world-renowned singer Muslim Magomayev VIDEO A ceremony to inaugurate the fast crew boat after People's Artists of the USSR, world-renowned singer Muslim Magomayev has been held. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, his wife Mehriban Aliyeva and spouse of Muslim Magomayev, People's Artists of the USSR Tamara Sinyavskaya attended the ceremony http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_a_ceremony_to_inaugurate_the_fast_crew_boat_after_world_renowned_singer_Muslim_Magomayev_VIDEO-819371 OFFICIAL NEWS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:45:00 +0400 TAP Invites Companies to pre-qualify for line pipes and bends Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) has launched its pre-qualification process for onshore line pipes and bends. The scope for this contract has been divided into six lots which will be delivered to marshalling yards in Kavala and Thessaloniki in Greece and Durres in Albania http://azertag.az/en/xeber/TAP_Invites_Companies_to_pre_qualify_for_line_pipes_and_bends-819277 ECONOMY Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:32:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev received the Secretary General of the Socialist International VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Secretary General of the Socialist International Luis Ayala. Secretary General of the Socialist International Luis Ayala said he is pleased to be visiting Azerbaijan to attend the 25th jubilee conference http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_the_Secretary_General_of_the_Socialist_International_VIDEO-819278 OFFICIAL NEWS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:14:00 +0400 SOCAR president received BP Group Chief Executive President of the State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic Rovnag Abdullayev met with visiting delegation headed by BP Group http://azertag.az/en/xeber/SOCAR_president_received_BP_Group_Chief_Executive-819265 ECONOMY Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:43:00 +0400 Meeting of National Commissions and Committees for UNESCO of TURKSOY member states kicks off in Baku The traditional (fifth) meeting of the National Commissions and Committees for UNESCO of TURKSOY member states has today kicked off in Baku. The event is dedicated to the 20th anniversary of establishment of National Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan for http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Meeting_of_National_Commissions_and_Committees_for_UNESCO_of_TURKSOY_member_states_kicks_off_in_Baku-819243 CULTURE Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:44:00 +0400 Baku State University marks 95th anniversary VIDEO Baku State University (BSU) is hosting an event dedicated to the 95th anniversary of its establishment. Before the conference, BSU officials and staff visited the grave of Heydar Aliyev in the Alley of Honors. Later, the drawing board on the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_State_University_marks_95th_anniversary_VIDEO-819272 SOCIETY Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:40:00 +0400 Energy Minister Natig Aliyev to discuss TAP project with Albanian counterpart Azerbaijani Energy minister Natig Aliyev will be on an official visit to Albania, on December 18-20. According to press-service of Ministry of Energy Mr. Natig Aliyev will meet with the Albanian minister for Energy and Industry, Damian Gjiknuri. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Energy_Minister_Natig_Aliyev_to_discuss_TAP_project_with_Albanian_counterpart-819235 ECONOMY Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:36:00 +0400 Oil price on world markets Oil prices have changed different directions in the world markets. On the New York Stock Exchange NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US Light crude oil has increased $0.54 to http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oil_price_on_world_markets-819195 ECONOMY Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:01:00 +0400 PACE rapporteur Milica Markovic visits Terter region of Azerbaijan The fact finding mission led by rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Milica Markovic visited Terter region of Azerbaijan, within the preparation of report on “Inhabitants of frontier regions of Azerbaijan are deliberately deprived of water”. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/PACE_rapporteur_Milica_Markovic_visits_Terter_region_of_Azerbaijan-819192 REGIONS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:55:00 +0400 US Senate confirms next ambassador to Azerbaijan Robert Cekuta has been confirmed by the US Senate as the next ambassador to Azerbaijan. Jess Lippincott Bailey was confirmed to the post of the ambassador of the USA to Macedonia, Margaret Ann Uyehara on the post of http://azertag.az/en/xeber/US_Senate_confirms_next_ambassador_to_Azerbaijan-819187 POLITICS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:32:00 +0400 President of Azerbaijan allocates AZN 1 mln to Karabakh FC President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on successful participation of Karabakh football club at the Europe League http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_of_Azerbaijan_allocates_AZN_1_mln_to_Karabakh_FC-819171 POLITICS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:04:00 +0400 Armenians violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 52 times throughout the day The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenians_violated_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan_52_times_throughout_the_day-819169 POLITICS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:00:00 +0400 His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar Your Highness, On my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I extend my heartfelt congratulations to you and the people of your country on the occasion of the National Day of the State of Qatar http://azertag.az/en/xeber/His_Highness_Sheikh_Tamim_bin_Hamad_bin_Khalifa_Al_Thani_Emir_of_the_State_of_Qatar-819165 OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:48:00 +0400 Azerbaijan, UNICEF discuss cooperation Azerbaijani Deputy Prime Minister Ali Ahmadov has met the newly-appointed UNICEF Representative to the country Andro Shilakadze. Andro Shilakadze spoke of the fruitful cooperative opportunities between Azerbaijan and UNICEF. He thanked Azerbaijani leadership for the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_UNICEF_discuss_cooperation-819158 POLITICS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:05:00 +0400 The Buta Festival of Azerbaijani Arts continues to mesmerize Londoners The Buta Festival of Azerbaijani Arts is continuing to mesmerize Londoners. The concert titled "Vagif" was held at Central Hall Westminster on December 16. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/The_Buta_Festival_of_Azerbaijani_Arts_continues_to_mesmerize_Londoners-819157 CULTURE Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:57:00 +0400 Baku to host meeting of National Commissions and Committees for UNESCO of TURKSOY member states The traditional (fifth) meeting of the National Commissions and Committees for UNESCO of TURKSOY member states will be held in Baku on December 18-19, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_to_host_meeting_of_National_Commissions_and_Committees_for_UNESCO_of_TURKSOY_member_states-819156 POLITICS Thu, 18 Dec 2014 09:52:00 +0400 Baku 2015 European Games branding to feature on Azerbaijan Airlines boarding passes Baku 2015 European Games branding will feature on Official Partner Azerbaijan Airlines boarding passes as the countdown to the inaugural event continues. The colourful Baku 2015 logo and sport images will adorn more than 800,000 of the airline’s boarding passes between today and the finale http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_2015_European_Games_branding_to_feature_on_Azerbaijan_Airlines_boarding_passes-819123 SPORTS Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:30:00 +0400 Azerbaijani counselor of state meets OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Baku Counselor of state of Azerbaijan for multiculturalism, international and religious affairs Kamal Abdullayev has met OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Baku Alexis Chahtahtinsky. They exchanged views over Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev`s thoughts he sounded during the interview to the Russia-24 TV http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_counselor_of_state_meets_OSCE_Project_Co_ordinator_in_Baku-819120 POLITICS Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:11:00 +0400 Baku State University, University of Tehran sign MoU The Baku State University (BSU) and the University of Tehran have today inked a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation. The MoU was signed by BSU rector Abel Maharramov and rector of the University of Tehran Mahmoud Nili Ahmadabadi. The deal will see the two universities carry out student and teacher exchange, conduct joint http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_State_University_University_of_Tehran_sign_MoU-819101 SOCIETY Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:05:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s first lady Mehriban Aliyeva visits “Ateshgah Temple” State Historical Architectural Reserve Azerbaijan`s first lady, chair of the Baku 2015 European Games Organizing Committee Mehriban Aliyeva has visited the “Ateshgah Temple” State Historical Architectural Reserve to inspect preparedness of cultural monuments for the Baku 2015 European Games. The “Ateshgah Temple” State Historical Architectural Reserve is located in Surakhani http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_first_lady_Mehriban_Aliyeva_visits_Ateshgah_Temple_State_Historical_Architectural_Reserve-819100 POLITICS Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:02:00 +0400 “Khazar İslands” project arouses great interest in USA "Khazar Islands" project of "Avesta" Company was presented within Miami Construction and Architecture Week, organized by the American Institute of Architects, the governor of the state of Florida and “Green Point International”. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Khazar_Islands_project_arouses_great_interest_in_USA-819209 ECONOMY Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:01:00 +0400 U.S. will bid for 2024 Olympics, pick city later The United States Olympic Committee has thrown a hat in the ring for the 2024 Summer Olympics. No big reveal there, since all signs have pointed that way for a year. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/US_will_bid_for_2024_Olympics_pick_city_later-819034 WORLD Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:09:00 +0400 Death toll reaches 141 in massacre at Pakistan school Taliban gunmen stormed into a Pakistan school Tuesday and killed at least 141 people, most of them children, before army commandos swept in and halted the siege, Pakistan authorities said. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Death_toll_reaches_141_in_massacre_at_Pakistan_school-819025 WORLD Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:42:00 +0400 “Azerbaijan” book presented in India The Azerbaijani Embassy to India hosted a ceremony of presentation of “Azerbaijan” book at the International Event Center. The book has been published in English, Urdu and Indian languages. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_book_presented_in_India-819001 POLITICS Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:17:00 +0400 Azerbaijani teacher nominated for Global Teacher Award The first stage of the Varkey Gems Foundation Global Teacher Award contest involved 5,000 teachers from 150 countries. Muhammad Garakishiyev, an Azerbaijani English language teacher at high school after Academician Zarifa Aliyeva in Balakan District http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_teacher_nominated_for_Global_Teacher_Award-819002 REGIONS Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:14:00 +0400 Baku 2015 European Games and BP present Games Academy The Baku 2015 European Games and BP today publicly presented the Games Academy Graduate Excellence Programme established by Baku 2015 European Games Operation Committee (BEGOC). http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_2015_European_Games_and_BP_present_Games_Academy-819016 SPORTS Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:13:00 +0400 H.E. Mr. Mamnoon Hussain, President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan I have been deeply saddened by the news of heavy human loss, mostly children, as a result of a military attack on a school in Peshawar. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/HE_Mr_Mamnoon_Hussain_President_of_the_Islamic_Republic_of_Pakistan-819170 OFFICIAL DOCUMENTS Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:09:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev received the BP Group Chief Executive VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received BP Group Chief Executive Robert Dudley. It was noted that Azerbaijan and BP enjoyed successful cooperation. The parties praised the course of work http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_the_BP_Group_Chief_Executive_VIDEO-818966 OFFICIAL NEWS Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:07:00 +0400 AzerTAc`s Chinese version presented in Beijing VIDEO The Chinese version of the Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency`s (AzerTAc) website has been presented in Beijing, China. The event also featured photo exhibition “Azerbaijan-China relations through photo lens of AzerTAc” http://azertag.az/en/xeber/AzerTAcs_Chinese_version_presented_in_Beijing_VIDEO-818910 POLITICS Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:00:00 +0400 Armenian media distorts statement of Uruguayan Vice-President, President of Senate Acting spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hikmet Hajiyev said that Armenian media outlets, especially “azbarez.com” website disseminated reports that at a press conference on December 8 with the Speaker of Armenia’s National Assembly Galust Sahakyan http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenian_media_distorts_statement_of_Uruguayan_Vice_President_President_of_Senate-818906 POLITICS Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:39:00 +0400 Flights to Spain - prospective routes of “Azerbaijan Airlines” VIDEO Flights to Spain are prospective routes of “Azerbaijan Airlines”, said the spokesman for "Azerbaijan Airlines" Company (AZAL) Maharram Safarli, answering the questions on information to establish direct air link between Azerbaijan and Spain http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Flights_to_Spain___prospective_routes_of_Azerbaijan_Airlines_VIDEO-818902 ECONOMY Wed, 17 Dec 2014 13:19:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev received members of Qarabag football club VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received members of Qarabag football club. The head of state hailed the club`s performance in international tournaments. President Ilham Aliyev said development of football was http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_members_of_Qarabag_football_club_VIDEO-818897 OFFICIAL NEWS Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:59:00 +0400 Died last male Northern white Rhino Died in USA male Northern white Rhino named Angelita. In the world there are only five members of this subspecies, but they are http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Died_last_male_Northern_white_Rhino-818880 WORLD Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:57:00 +0400 Oil price on world markets Oil prices fall in world markets. On the New York Stock Exchange NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US Light crude oil has increased $0.02 to trade at $55.93, as well price of British Brent crude oil at the London ICE (InterContinental http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oil_price_on_world_markets-818878 ECONOMY Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:51:00 +0400 Maltese Premier’s official visit to Azerbaijan ended The official visit of Premier of the Republic of Malta Joseph Muscat to Azerbaijan Republic has ended. A guard of honor was lined up for PM Joseph Muscat at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport decorated with the national flags of the two countries. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Maltese_Premiers_official_visit_to_Azerbaijan_ended-818863 POLITICS Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:20:00 +0400 Azerbaijani composer nominated for Grammy VIDEO The names of laureates of the international Grammy Award – 2014 in the sphere of classical music have been announced. Famous composer, chairperson of the Azerbaijan Composers’ Union, People’s Artist Firangiz Alizade http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_composer_nominated_for_Grammy_VIDEO-818861 CULTURE Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:14:00 +0400 Armenians violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 57 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 57 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenians_violated_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan_57_times_throughout_the_day-818845 POLITICS Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:38:00 +0400 Azerbaijan Foreign Ministry condemns terror attack in Pakistan The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan has issued a statement on the terrorist attack in the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Ministry’s press service said. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Foreign_Ministry_condemns_terror_attack_in_Pakistan-818830 POLITICS Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:11:00 +0400 Azerbaijan represented at fair held in Paris on Christmas Day Azerbaijan is represented at the fair traditionally held on Christmas Eve in the capital of France, organized by “Azerbaijan house” in Paris. Chairman of “Azerbaijan house” Mirvari Fataliyeva said that the fair held on the Christmas Day is one of the most loved celebrities http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_represented_at_fair_held_in_Paris_on_Christmas_Day-818822 POLITICS Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:58:00 +0400 President allocates AZN 3m for road construction in Sabirabad District President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev signed a decree on measures to construct the Sugovushan-Garalar-Gafarli-Ahmedabad- http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_allocates_AZN_3m_for_road_construction_in_Sabirabad_District-818811 REGIONS Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:19:00 +0400 Ziyafat Asgarov: Korea-Azerbaijan interparliamentary friendship group promotes bilateral relations First Vice-Speaker of Azerbaijani Parliament Ziyafat Asgarov discussed developing relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Korea as he met the delegation led by the chairman of Korea-Azerbaijan interparliamentary friendship group of the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Ziyafat_Asgarov_Korea_Azerbaijan_interparliamentary_friendship_group_promotes_bilateral_relations-818814 POLITICS Wed, 17 Dec 2014 09:57:00 +0400 Celtic hit with UEFA charge for 'crowd disturbances' in Zagreb UEFA have opened disciplinary proceedings against Celtic for "crowd disturbances" during their match with Dinamo Zagreb. The matter will be dealt with by UEFA's Control, Ethics and Disciplinary Body on February 19, 2015. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Celtic_hit_with_UEFA_charge_for__039crowd_disturbances_039_in_Zagreb-818786 SPORTS Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:50:00 +0400 Maltese PM views National Carpet Museum in Baku Prime Minister of Malta Joseph Muscat has visited the Carpet Museum in Baku. The Premier was told that in 2010, Azerbaijan's traditional art of carpet weaving was included in the UNESCO Representative http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Maltese_PM_views_National_Carpet_Museum_in_Baku-818785 CULTURE Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:41:00 +0400 Maltese Premier visits Heydar Aliyev Center Prime Minister of the Republic of Malta Joseph Muscat has visited the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku. The Premier was informed that the centre is a cultural complex designed by Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Maltese_Premier_visits_Heydar_Aliyev_Center-818782 POLITICS Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:37:00 +0400 Baku Museum of Modern Art, YARAT present ‘E·Phem·Er·A’ Group Exhibition E·phem·er·a is an art exhibition to be opened on December 20, at the Baku Museum of Modern Art, as the third event of the young curators’ exhibitions series supported by non-profit organization YARAT http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_Museum_of_Modern_Art_YARAT_present_E_Phem_Er_A_Group_Exhibition-818756 CULTURE Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:46:00 +0400 Baku 2015 European Games announces first international Athlete Ambassadors Baku 2015 European Games has today announced the first international athletes who will become Ambassadors for next summer’s inaugural event. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_2015_European_Games_announces_first_international_Athlete_Ambassadors-818749 SPORTS Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:43:00 +0400 Maltese Premier deeply impressed by Icheri Sheher Prime Minister of the Republic of Malta Joseph Muscat familiarized himself with Icheri Sheher, the old, Inner City of Baku. The high guest reviewed the famous Maiden Tower, was informed on unusual http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Maltese_Premier_deeply_impressed_by_Icheri_Sheher-818695 POLITICS Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:48:00 +0400 Children among 126 dead in Taliban attack on Pakistan military school Pakistani Taliban militants stormed an army-run school on Tuesday and killed 126 people, including at least 84 children, shooting some in the head, while hundreds of teachers and students were trapped inside the building, officials said. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Children_among_126_dead_in_Taliban_attack_on_Pakistan_military_school-818677 WORLD Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:21:00 +0400 ICT sector revenues in Azerbaijan increase by over 7.3% The total amount of income received from the mobile services in the country, totaled 836.3 million AZN for the period, which is 7.3 percent more than in January-November 2013. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/ICT_sector_revenues_in_Azerbaijan_increase_by_over_73-818674 ECONOMY Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:18:00 +0400 Taliban gunmen hold Pakistan school hostage, kill students Taliban militants have killed at least 84 students and taken hundreds hostage at a school in Pakistan's northwestern city, Peshawar. Rescue operations are underway. Islamist militants stormed a school in Pakistan's http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Taliban_gunmen_hold_Pakistan_school_hostage_kill_students-818648 WORLD Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:20:00 +0400 Conference on Nagorno-Karabakh conflict held in Italy Azerbaijani Embassy in Italy has organized a conference entitled “Nagorno Karabakh conflict” at the Azerbaijani Research and Study Centre under the Sapienza University in Rome. President of Young Italian Researches Association on Azerbaijan and Caucasus (ASSAC), Professor Daniel Pommier http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Conference_on_Nagorno_Karabakh_conflict_held_in_Italy-818557 POLITICS Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:22:00 +0400 Azerbaijani delegation takes part at MONEYVAL’s meeting The Azerbaijani delegation led by State Securities Committee’s chair Rufat Aslanli took part at the 46th plenary meeting of the Council of Europe’s expert group on combating money laundering and financing of terrorism (MONEYVAL) http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_delegation_takes_part_at_MONEYVALs_meeting-818533 POLITICS Tue, 16 Dec 2014 13:00:00 +0400 Delegation of Bashkortostan Chamber of Commerce and Industry visits “Azerikimya” PU The delegation led by vice-president of Bashkortostan Chamber of Commerce and Industry Pavel Barmin visited “Azerikimya” PU of SOCAR. The guests were informed about the structure, production activities and future development plans of Production Unit, as well as http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Delegation_of_Bashkortostan_Chamber_of_Commerce_and_Industry_visits_Azerikimya_PU-818520 REGIONS Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:13:00 +0400 Oil price on world markets Oil prices continue to drop in the world markets. On the New York Stock Exchange NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US Light crude oil has decreased $1.9 to trade at http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oil_price_on_world_markets-818500 ECONOMY Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:28:00 +0400 FEI new president elected in Baku Ingmar De Vos (Belgium) has been elected the new president of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) with the voting of the FEI General Assembly delegates in Baku, Azerbaijan. Ingmar De Vos previously served as the secretary general of FEI http://azertag.az/en/xeber/FEI_new_president_elected_in_Baku-818498 SPORTS Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:16:00 +0400