Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency http://azertag.az Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:14:17 +0500 http://azertag.az/img/site-logo.png Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency http://azertag.az/ Azerbaijani flag raised in New York The national flag of Azerbaijan has been raised in Bowling Green park on Wall Street in New York to mark the 23rd anniversary of Azerbaijan`s independence. Organized by Azerbaijan New York Association, the flag raising ceremony was attended http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_flag_raised_in_New_York-804127 POLITICS Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:10:00 +0500 Dr. Warshel from UCLA suggests expanding education links between U.S. and Azerbaijan Dr. Yael Warshel, Assistant Professor at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) gave an interview to Washington Bureau of AzerTAc following her recent visit to Azerbaijan. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Dr_Warshel_from_UCLA_suggests_expanding_education_links_between_US_and_Azerbaijan-804113 POLITICS Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:26:00 +0500 Japanese Trade minister resigns Yuko Obuchi, economy, trade and industry minister of Japan resigned on Monday to take responsibility over her political groups` funding irregularities, according to the Japan News. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Japanese_Trade_minister_resigns-804073 WORLD Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:23:00 +0500 ITU Plenipotentiary Conference kicks off in Busan The 2014 Plenipotentiary Conference of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has got underway in Busan, the Republic of Korea. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/ITU_Plenipotentiary_Conference_kicks_off_in_Busan-804070 ECONOMY Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:21:00 +0500 Azerbaijan`s flag raised outside San José City Hall Azerbaijan`s national flag has been raised outside San José City Hall, the State of California, to mark the 23rd anniversary of the country`s independence . Speaking to the flag raising ceremony, Nasimi Aghayev, Consul General of Azerbaijan http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_flag_raised_outside_San_Jose_City_Hall-804049 POLITICS Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:03:00 +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 13 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenian_Armed_Forces_continue_violating_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan-804039 POLITICS Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:37:00 +0500 Baku International Jazz Festival-2014 kicks off Baku International Jazz Festival-2014 has got underway at the International Mugham Center. The festival is organized by the Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Azerbaijani Culture Foundation. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_International_Jazz_Festival_2014_kicks_off-804038 CULTURE Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:32:00 +0500 ASAN successes cited as a case study in House of Lords official report A case study submitted by The European Azerbaijan Society (TEAS) on the innovative Azerbaijani Service and Assessment Network (ASAN) has been selected for publication in an official report from the UK House of Lords Select Committee on Digital Skills. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/ASAN_successes_cited_as_a_case_study_in_House_of_Lords_official_report-804036 POLITICS Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:27:00 +0500 5th Ministerial Conference on Role of Women in Development of OIC Member States kicks off in Baku The 5th Ministerial Conference on the Role of Women in the Development of the OIC Member States has started in Baku. It is attended by more than 220 delegates from nearly 60 countries. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/5th_Ministerial_Conference_on_Role_of_Women_in_Development_of_OIC_Member_States_kicks_off_in_Baku-804035 POLITICS Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:25:00 +0500 Iranian Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs arrives in Baku Iran`s Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Shahindokht Molaverdi has arrived in Baku. She will attend the 5th Ministerial Conference on the Role of Women in the Development of the OIC Member States http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Iranian_Vice_President_for_Women_and_Family_Affairs_arrives_in_Baku-803994 POLITICS Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:48:00 +0500 Albanian Parliament Speaker embarks on Azerbaijan visit Chairman of the Albanian Parliament Ilir Meta has arrived in Azerbaijan for an official visit. At the Heydar Aliyev International Airport, he was welcomed by a delegation of Azerbaijani officials led by first deputy chairman of the Parliament Ziyafet Asgarov http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Albanian_Parliament_Speaker_embarks_on_Azerbaijan_visit-803993 POLITICS Sun, 19 Oct 2014 21:50:00 +0500 Princess Basma bint Talal of Jordan views Azerbaijan`s stand at Diplomatic Bazaar Princess Basma bint Talal of Jordan has viewed Azerbaijan`s stand at the annual Diplomatic Bazaar in Amman. She greeted employees of Azerbaijan’s Embassy, diaspora activists and children. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Princess_Basma_bint_Talal_of_Jordan_views_Azerbaijans_stand_at_Diplomatic_Bazaar-803976 CULTURE Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:45:00 +0500 Baku 2015 European Games hosts Mountain Bike Test Event Baku 2015 European Games has hosted a Mountain Bike test event, the latest in a series of preparations for next summer’s inaugural event. Iana Belomoina of Ukraine and Martin Fanger of Switzerland won women`s and men`s events respectively. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_2015_European_Games_hosts_Mountain_Bike_Test_Event-803975 SPORTS Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:27:00 +0500 HRWF study says Azerbaijan is a ‘model’ of tolerance A major new report by Human Rights Without Frontiers has hailed Azerbaijan as a “model” of tolerance and multiculturalism for neighbouring countries. The study by HRWF, a leading Brussels-based NGO, includes interviews undertaken with 15 ethnic minorities in the country. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/HRWF_study_says_Azerbaijan_is_a_model_of_tolerance-803972 POLITICS Sun, 19 Oct 2014 15:01:00 +0500 Azerbaijani language courses launched at Zagreb University Azerbaijani language courses have been launched at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Zagreb University’s Magyar, Turkish and Jewish languages Department. The courses were launched by the Azerbaijani Embassy in partnership with the Azerbaijani Ministry of Education. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_language_courses_launched_at_Zagreb_University-803970 EDUCATION Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:31:00 +0500 Anniversary of Azerbaijan’s independence in Pakistani spotlight Pakistani Centreline jounral and “DNA” news agency have published an article titled “23rd anniversary of Azerbaijan’s Independence”. The article says: “Azerbaijan celebrates Independence Day on October 18. Exactly 23 years ago, after the adoption of the Constitutional Act http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Anniversary_of_Azerbaijans_independence_in_Pakistani_spotlight-803968 POLITICS Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:18:00 +0500 Foreign Policy News: Ordubad: an ancient city in the heart of Eurasia The US news portal Foreign Policy News has issued an articled titled “Ordubad: an ancient city in the heart of Eurasia” by Peter Tase, a research scholar of International Affairs, who attended the 4th Baku International Humanitarian Forum and visited the country`s Ordubad region. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Foreign_Policy_News_Ordubad_an_ancient_city_in_the_heart_of_Eurasia-803967 POLITICS Sun, 19 Oct 2014 14:00:00 +0500 AZAL increases number of flights to Astrakhan The Azerbaijan Airlines, AZAL, is increasing the number of regular flights on Baku-Astrakhan-Baku route to two times a week from November 1. The new flight will take off from Baku at 19.00 on Saturdays, and depart at 03.15 from http://azertag.az/en/xeber/AZAL_increases_number_of_flights_to_Astrakhan-803965 ECONOMY Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:29:00 +0500 Azerbaijan`s Honorary Consulate opens in Kharkiv Azerbaijan has opened its Honorary Consulate in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv. Speaking to the opening ceremony, Azerbaijan`s Ambassador Eynulla Madatli said President Ilham Aliyev pays special importance to expanding and deepening bilateral relations with Ukraine. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Honorary_Consulate_opens_in_Kharkiv-803962 POLITICS Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:22:00 +0500 Confucius Institute at Baku State University launches digital linguistic laboratory Confucius Institute at the Baku State University (BSU) has launched a digital linguistic laboratory. The opening ceremony was attended by scholars and acclaimed experts. In his remarks, BSU rector, MP Abel Maharramov highlighted the activities of the university. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Confucius_Institute_at_Baku_State_University_launches_digital_linguistic_laboratory-803961 EDUCATION Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:57:00 +0500 Milwaukee County recognizes October 18, 2014 as 23rd anniversary of Azerbaijan`s independence Milwaukee County, the State of Wisconsin, the USA has adopted an Executive Proclamation recognizing October 18, 2014 as the 23rd Anniversary of the Independence of The Republic of Azerbaijan. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Milwaukee_County_recognizes_October_18_2014_as_23rd_anniversary_of_Azerbaijans_independence-803959 POLITICS Sun, 19 Oct 2014 12:44:00 +0500 Aida Mahmudova: We plan to open YARAT Modern Art Center next year “We plan to open YARAT Modern Art Center and organize a series of events on Azerbaijan`s modern art next year,” head of the YARAT Contemporary Art Space Aida Mahmudova has told journalists at the final exhibition of the project “Invasion. Museum 2014”. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Aida_Mahmudova_We_plan_to_open_YARAT_Modern_Art_Center_next_year-803956 CULTURE Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:09:00 +0500 YARAT opens final exhibition of “Invasion. Museum 2014” project YARAT Contemporary Art Space has kicked off the final exhibition of “Invasion. Museum 2014” project at the National Museum of the Arts. Speaking to the opening ceremony, head of the YARAT Contemporary Art Space Aida Mahmudova highlighted the activities of the organization. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/YARAT_opens_final_exhibition_of_Invasion_Museum_2014_project-803958 CULTURE Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0500 Presentation of “Man of the Mountains” book held in London The Azerbaijani Embassy in UK has hosted a presentation of “Man of the Mountains” book by winner of “Open Central Asia” contest, historian Zaur Hasanov. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Presentation_of_Man_of_the_Mountains_book_held_in_London-803830 EDUCATION Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:51:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev visited Heydar Aliyev Park in Ganja President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have visited Heydar Aliyev Park in Ganja. It was said that green areas were laid out in the park, which has all conditions for people`s rest. There is an artificial lake and a waterfall here http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_visited_Heydar_Aliyev_Park_in_Ganja-803928 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:22:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev visited Javad Khan Street in Ganja President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have visited Javad Khan Street as part of their trip to Ganja http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_visited_Javad_Khan_Street_in_Ganja-803925 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 18 Oct 2014 16:10:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of a new block of secondary school No. 4 in Ganja President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the opening of a new block of secondary school No. 4 in Ganja. President Ilham Aliyev cut the ribbon symbolizing the official opening of the block. The head of state and his wife were informed of the work done here. The school was built http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_the_opening_of_a_new_block_of_secondary_school_No_4_in_Ganja-803923 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:50:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of kindergarten No. 2 in Ganja President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the opening of kindergarten No. 2, the construction of which was initiated by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation in the city of Ganja. Initiated by President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva, major repair http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_the_opening_of_kindergarten_No_2_in_Ganja-803921 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:03:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev reviewed the progress of construction at Ganja State Philharmonic President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have reviewed the progress of the construction work at the building of Ganja State Philharmonic. President Ilham Aliyev laid the foundation of Ganja State Philharmonic during his visit to Ganja on January 21 2012 http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_reviewed_the_progress_of_construction_at_Ganja_State_Philharmonic-803914 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:48:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev attended a ceremony to lay the foundation of Ganja state Drama Theatre VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have attended a ceremony to lay the foundation of Ganja State Drama Theatre. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_a_ceremony_to_lay_the_foundation_of_Ganja_state_Drama_Theatre_VIDEO-803912 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:41:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev attended a ceremony to lay the foundation of Stadler Ganja Carriage Factory VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have attended a ceremony to lay the foundation of Stadler Ganja Carriage Factory. The head of state and his wife reviewed the general plan of the factory, and designs of carriages to be manufactured here. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_a_ceremony_to_lay_the_foundation_of_Stadler_Ganja_Carriage_Factory_VIDEO-803908 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 18 Oct 2014 14:26:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev reviewed the progress of repair, restoration and construction work at Imamzade Complex in Ganja President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have reviewed the progress of repair, restoration and construction work carried out at Imamzade Complex in the city of Ganja. Representative of the Caucasian Muslims Office for the western region presented a Holy Quran to the head of state http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_reviewed_the_progress_of_repair_restoration_and_construction_work_at_Imamzade_Complex_in_Ganja-803916 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:52:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev arrived in the city of Ganja on a visit VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have arrived in the city of Ganja on a visit. The head of state and his wife laid flowers at a statue of national leader Heydar Aliyev in the city center http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_arrived_in_the_city_of_Ganja_on_a_visit_VIDEO-803898 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:47:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev attended a ceremony to mark the completion of a project on the reconstruction of water supply system and creation of sewage system in Goranboy VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have attended a ceremony to mark the completion of a project on the reconstruction of water supply system and creation of sewage system in the city of Goranboy. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_a_ceremony_to_mark_the_completion_of_a_project_on_the_reconstruction_of_water_supply_system_and_creation_of_sewage_system_in_Goranboy_VIDEO-803883 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 18 Oct 2014 13:17:00 +0500 Armenians violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 11 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 11 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in nameless hills of Tovuz region, Shuraabad village of Aghdam http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenians_violated_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan_11_times_throughout_the_day-803739 POLITICS Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:46:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of Goranboy-Yukhari Aghjakand highway VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the opening of Goranboy-Yukhari Aghjakand highway. In accordance with the instructions of the head of state, important measures are being taken in the regions to modernize the road-transport infrastructure. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_the_opening_of_Goranboy_Yukhari_Aghjakand_highway_VIDEO-803856 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:41:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev reviewed Goranboy electric power distribution station VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have reviewed the construction work at Goranboy electric power distribution station. Set forth by President Ilham Aliyev, the tasks to strengthen Azerbaijan`s energy http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_reviewed_Goranboy_electric_power_distribution_station_VIDEO-803854 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:34:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of the Heydar Aliyev Center in Goranboy VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the opening of the Heydar Aliyev Center in Goranboy. A series of events are being carried out in Baku and all regions of the country to immortalize national leader Heydar Aliyev. The center is of particular importance in terms of studying and promoting http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_the_opening_of_the_Heydar_Aliyev_Center_in_Goranboy_VIDEO-803890 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:20:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev visited a statue of national leader Heydar Aliyev in Goranboy VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have arrived in Goranboy District on a visit. The head of state and his wife first laid flowers at a statue of national leader Heydar Aliyev http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_visited_a_statue_of_national_leader_Heydar_Aliyev_in_Goranboy_VIDEO-803811 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 18 Oct 2014 12:18:00 +0500 Mild quake strikes Azerbaijan`s Lerik district An earthquake hit 19 km east of Azerbaijan’s Lerik district. According to the Seismological Service of the National Academy of Sciences, the earthquake happened at 15:48 local time. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Mild_quake_strikes_Azerbaijans_Lerik_district-803721 ENVIRONMENT Sat, 18 Oct 2014 11:51:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev reviewed the conditions created at a new block of Naftalan Hotel by Rixos VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have reviewed the conditions created at a new block of Naftalan Hotel by Rixos. It was informed that the foundation of the hotel was laid in 2008. The 200-bed facility covers a total area of 8 hectares. The facility, which was previously called Gashalti http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_reviewed_the_conditions_created_at_a_new_block_of_Naftalan_Hotel_by_Rixos_VIDEO-803781 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 18 Oct 2014 11:41:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev issues Order to pardon group of convicts President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order pardoning a group of convicts. The Order says the decision to pardon the convicts was taken after considering appeals of several convicts, their family members, the Commissioner for Human Rights, human rights http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_issues_Order_to_pardon_group_of_convicts-803710 POLITICS Sat, 18 Oct 2014 11:18:00 +0500 Azerbaijani Prime Minister meets participants of international conference Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Artur Rasizade has met participants of an international conference titled “Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway line – new opportunities for the development of the historical Great Silk Road” http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Prime_Minister_meets_participants_of_international_conference-803712 POLITICS Sat, 18 Oct 2014 11:15:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of “Qarabağ SPA and Resort” hotel complex VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the opening of “Qarabağ SPA and Resort” hotel complex in Naftalan. Achievements in the fields of sport, culture, arts and other areas in Azerbaijan, which plays the role of a bridge between Europe and Asia, has increased interest of both foreign http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_the_opening_of_Qarabag_SPA_and_Resort_hotel_complex_VIDEO-803756 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:44:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev arrived in Naftalan District on a visit VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have arrived in Naftalan District on a visit. The head of state and his wife first laid flowers at a statue of national leader Heydar Aliyev in the city center http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_arrived_in_Naftalan_District_on_a_visit_VIDEO-803738 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 18 Oct 2014 10:22:00 +0500 Azerbaijani-Egyptian relations ‘have ancient history’ VIDEO Director General of Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency (AzerTAc) Aslan Aslanov has said Azerbaijani-Egyptian relations had ancient history. “Politicians, scholars and cultural figures contribute to the development and enrichment of these ties,” said Mr. Aslanov as he met head of the Department of Arabic Language at http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Egyptian_relations_have_ancient_history_VIDEO-803711 POLITICS Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:10:00 +0500 ‘Currently 83 percent of Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project`s Turkish section completed’ “Currently 83 percent of the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway project`s Turkish section, which involves construction of a 79-kilometer railway with a budget of $700 million, has been completed,” said Turkish Minister of Transportation, Maritime and Communication Lutfi Elvan http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Currently_83_percent_of_Baku_Tbilisi_Kars_railway_projects_Turkish_section_completed-803666 ECONOMY Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:42:00 +0500 Sweden contributes medical care efforts in the fight against Ebola in West Africa The Government has decided to contribute an additional SEK 100 million in humanitarian support to efforts to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The new funds are to be channelled through the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Sweden_contributes_medical_care_efforts_in_the_fight_against_Ebola_in_West_Africa-803660 WORLD Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:28:00 +0500 Final exhibition of project “Invasion. Museum 2014” to open in Baku’s biggest museums The final exhibition of the project “Invasion. Museum 2014” will be opened in Baku’s biggest museums – The National Museum of the Arts, The State Carpet Museum, The Historical Architectural Reserve ‘Icherisheher’ and The Historical Architectural Reserve ‘Ateshgah Temple’. The exhibition will run from October 18 to November 30. This project http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Final_exhibition_of_project_Invasion_Museum_2014_to_open_in_Bakus_biggest_museums-803743 CULTURE Fri, 17 Oct 2014 22:00:00 +0500 Baku 2015 European Games hosts Mountain Bike test event Baku 2015 European Games will this weekend host a Mountain Bike test event, the latest in a series of preparations for next summer’s inaugural event. The Baku Prepares competition at the Mountain Bike Velopark will begin after competitors have two days of training sessions on the brand new course. In total, nine teams from eight nations have been invited to compete in the thrilling http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_2015_European_Games_hosts_Mountain_Bike_test_event-803641 SPORTS Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:14:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of a Youth Training and Recreation Center in Dashkasan VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the opening of a Youth Training and Recreation Center in Dashkasan. Large-scale measures are being taken to build the country`s youth policy. Associated with national leader Heydar Aliyev, the state youth policy yielded successful results. The 2005-2009 Azerbaijani Youth State http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_the_opening_of_a_Youth_Training_and_Recreation_Center_in_Dashkasan_VIDEO-803672 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:01:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of a new bus station in Dashkasan VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the opening of a new bus station complex in Dashkasan. One of the important targets of the policy pursued by the Azerbaijani President is to modernize the road-transport system in the country. The newly established bus stations played a special role in this process. One of the new and modern bus stations http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_the_opening_of_a_new_bus_station_in_Dashkasan_VIDEO-803674 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:51:00 +0500 Deputy Head of Presidential Administration: With is unfounded statements US Department of State wants to spoil Azerbaijan`s international image On October 15, the US Department of State`s spokesperson made another groundless statement on Azerbaijan. AzerTAc asked Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Azerbaijan, head of the Administration`s Foreign Relations Department Novruz Mammadov to comment on the issue http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Deputy_Head_of_Presidential_Administration_With_is_unfounded_statements_US_Department_of_State_wants_to_spoil_Azerbaijans_international_image-803632 POLITICS Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:45:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev reviewed the conditions created at a new office building of the Dashkasan District Executive Authority VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have reviewed the conditions created at a new office building of the Dashkasan District Executive Authority http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_reviewed_the_conditions_created_at_a_new_office_building_of_the_Dashkasan_District_Executive_Authority_VIDEO-803636 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:41:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev attended the opening of the Heydar Aliyev Center in Dashkasan VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva have attended the opening of the Heydar Aliyev Center in Dashkasan. Important measures are being taken in the country in order to perpetuate the memory http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_the_opening_of_the_Heydar_Aliyev_Center_in_Dashkasan_VIDEO-803623 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:32:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev arrived in Dashkasan District on a visit VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has arrived in Dashkasan District on a visit. The head of state and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva first laid flowers at a statue of national http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_arrived_in_Dashkasan_District_on_a_visit_VIDEO-803642 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:26:00 +0500 Tart cherry juice amazing for joints, gout and inflammation New study shows that tart cherry juice lowered blood uric acid levels and a marker for inflammation – but that’s not all! True story: there was a man who had such severe gout, his doctor told him he’d need http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Tart_cherry_juice_amazing_for_joints_gout_and_inflammation-803521 HEALTHCARE Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:20:00 +0500 Lokomotiv Baku defeat Turkish Galatasaray The Azerbaijan women`s volleyball club Lokomotiv Baku have beaten Turkish Galatasaray 3-1 in a friendly. The game was part of the Azerbaijani club`s training camp in Turkey http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Lokomotiv_Baku_defeat_Turkish_Galatasaray-803518 SPORTS Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:10:00 +0500 Riyad Al Maliki hails Palestine`s relations with Azerbaijan Palestinian Foreign Affairs Minister Riyad Al Maliki has praised his country`s ties with Azerbaijan as he met chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office Sheikhulislam Allahshukur Pashazade in Baku. “Our countries maintain good relations in a variety of areas,” he said, adding his visit would contribute to the deepening of the bilateral relations http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Riyad_Al_Maliki_hails_Palestines_relations_with_Azerbaijan-803496 POLITICS Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:14:00 +0500 Berti Vogts quits as Azerbaijani coach German football coach Berti Vogts has announced his resignation as manager of Azerbaijan`s national team. “Unfortunately, I cannot see my future in the Azerbaijan national team,” he told President of the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan (AFFA) as they met in Zurich, http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Berti_Vogts_quits_as_Azerbaijani_coach-803477 SPORTS Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:40:00 +0500