Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency http://azertag.az Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:30:40 +0500 http://azertag.az/img/site-logo.png Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency http://azertag.az/ Azerbaijani delegation attends PACE conference on preventing and combating violence against women An international conference on preventing and combating violence against women organized by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) and Italy’s Foreign Ministry was held here. The event organized in connection with the coming into force of the Council of Europe Convention (Istanbul Convention) on August 1 current year on preventing and combating http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_delegation_attends_PACE_conference_on_preventing_and_combating_violence_against_women-796889 POLITICS Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:43:00 +0500 Armenian armed forces continue violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan Subunits of the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire with Azerbaijan in Ashagi Veysalli village of Fuzuli region, Kuropatkino village of Khojavend region and nameless hills of Goranboy region on the night of September 19 and of the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenian_armed_forces_continue_violating_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan-796887 POLITICS Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:41:00 +0500 Georgian PM Irakli Garibashvili arrives in Azerbaijan Prime Minister of Georgia Irakli Garibashvili has today arrived in Azerbaijan. A guard of honor was lined up for the Georgian Premier at the Heydar Aliyev International http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Georgian_PM_Irakli_Garibashvili_arrives_in_Azerbaijan-796886 POLITICS Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:36:00 +0500 Azerbaijan’s Embassy sends note of protest to Spanish Foreign Ministry Azerbaijan’s Embassy in Madrid has sent a note of protest to the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation after reports emerged in some Spanish media saying that European and Foreign Relations Committee http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Embassy_sends_note_of_protest_to_Spanish_Foreign_Ministry-796828 POLITICS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:33:00 +0500 Dinner reception was hosted on behalf of President Ilham Aliyev in honor of the heads of state and government A dinner reception has been hosted on behalf of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in honor of the heads of state and government, who are visiting the country to participate in a ceremony to lay the foundation of the South Gas http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Dinner_reception_was_hosted_on_behalf_of_President_Ilham_Aliyev_in_honor_of_the_heads_of_state_and_government-796839 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:26:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev and Prime Minister of Greece Antonis Samaras held an expanded meeting Following their private talk, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic Antonis Samaras have met in an expanded format with the participation of their delegations. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_and_Prime_Minister_of_Greece_Antonis_Samaras_held_an_expanded_meeting-796838 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:23:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev and Prime Minister of Greece Antonis Samaras held a one-on-one meeting President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Prime Minister of Greece Antonis Samaras have held a one-on-one meeting. During the meeting, the parties noted that relations between the two countries were http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_and_Prime_Minister_of_Greece_Antonis_Samaras_held_a_one_on_one_meeting-796831 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 22:19:00 +0500 Ahmet Davutoglu: I`m proud of Azerbaijan`s rapid development that I see each time I visit the country Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has hailed Azerbaijan`s development as he met chairman of the country`s parliament Ogtay Asadov. “I`m proud of Azerbaijan`s rapid development that I see each time I visit the country,” said the Turkish Premier, who is on an official visit to Baku. “Only two issues have http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Ahmet_Davutoglu_Im_proud_of_Azerbaijans_rapid_development_that_I_see_each_time_I_visit_the_country-796798 POLITICS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 21:11:00 +0500 International conference in Moldova discusses Nagorno-Karabakh conflict An international conference entitled “Territorial integrity of states and ensuring human rights protection” took place in Chisinau, the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Moldova reported. The event organized by the Public Chamber NGO and held under the aegis of ombudsman http://azertag.az/en/xeber/International_conference_in_Moldova_discusses_Nagorno_Karabakh_conflict-796458 POLITICS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:55:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, Bulgaria signed a joint statement After the meeting in an expanded format, Azerbaijan and Bulgaria have signed a joint statement. The statement was inked by President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Bulgaria_signed_a_joint_statement-796825 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:13:00 +0500 Special issue of Caspian energy journal dedicated to 20th jubilee of Contract of Century released The special issue of the Caspian Energy journal, dedicated to the 20th jubilee of the international Contract of the Century signed under leadership of National Leader of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev in Baku on September 20, 1994 has been released. Exclusive interview of His Excellency President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Special_issue_of_Caspian_energy_journal_dedicated_to_20th_jubilee_of_Contract_of_Century_released-796776 ECONOMY Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:09:00 +0500 Khazar University hosts lecture on “Perspectives on the European Union and the Black Sea Regional Cooperation” The Department of Political Science and International Relations at Khazar University has hosted a lecture entitled “Perspectives on the European Union and the Black Sea Regional Cooperation.” The lecture was delivered by Dr. Zefi Dimadama, Director General of The International Centre for Black Sea Studies (ICBSS). The ICBSS is based in Athens and is a related body http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Khazar_University_hosts_lecture_on_Perspectives_on_the_European_Union_and_the_Black_Sea_Regional_Cooperation-796771 EDUCATION Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:02:00 +0500 Israeli Ambassador: Tolerance in Azerbaijan is an example to the entire world Israeli Ambassador in Baku Rafael Harpaz has praised tolerance in Azerbaijan. “Tolerance in Azerbaijan is an example to the entire world,” said the Ambassador as he attended a series of events dealing with Azerbaijani-Israeli relations in Washington and Philadelphia http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Israeli_Ambassador_Tolerance_in_Azerbaijan_is_an_example_to_the_entire_world-796780 POLITICS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:01:00 +0500 Rasizade, Davutoglu discuss how to further deepen Azerbaijan-Turkey relations Azerbaijan and Turkey have discussed how to further deepen the bilateral relations as the two countries` prime ministers met in Baku. Prime ministers Artur Rasizade and Ahmet Davutoglu had private talks before being joined http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Rasizade_Davutoglu_discuss_how_to_further_deepen_Azerbaijan_Turkey_relations-796826 POLITICS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 20:00:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev and President of Bulgaria Rosen Plevneliev held an expanded meeting Following their private talk, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of Bulgaria Rosen Plevneliev have met in an expanded format with the participation of delegations. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_and_President_of_Bulgaria_Rosen_Plevneliev_held_an_expanded_meeting-796818 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:57:00 +0500 Montenegrin PM hails relations with Azerbaijan Prime Minister of Montenegro Milo Dukanovic has hailed relations with Azerbaijan in a meeting with Speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Ogtay Asadov. PM Milo Dukanovic, who is in Azerbaijan for an official visit, also praised cooperation in the fields of politics, economy and investment making. He said a legal framework http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Montenegrin_PM_hails_relations_with_Azerbaijan-796813 POLITICS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:48:00 +0500 Azerbaijani scientists attend international research program in Poland Contributors of the Genetics Resources Institute of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS) Saida Sharifova and Jamala Mursalova have participated in the international research and training program in Poland. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_scientists_attend_international_research_program_in_Poland-796760 SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:28:00 +0500 The Hill: “America’s lack of leadership is feeding global instability” The Hill newspaper has issued an article headlined “America’s lack of leadership is feeding global instability”. Written by Jason Katz, the former head of Public Affairs and Public Relations for the American Jewish Committee, the article reads: “The growth of global instability and volatility is undeniable, so is the need for America’s leadership. However, the problem is http://azertag.az/en/xeber/The_Hill_Americas_lack_of_leadership_is_feeding_global_instability-796551 POLITICS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:03:00 +0500 Oil price falls in world markets The price of oil has fallen in the world markets. On the New York Stock Exchange NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US Light crude oil has dropped $1.35 to stand at $93.07. Price of British Brent crude oil at the London http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oil_price_falls_in_world_markets-796714 ECONOMY Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:47:00 +0500 Greek Premier arrives in Azerbaijan Prime Minister of Greece Antonis Samaras has today arrived in Azerbaijan. A guard of honor was lined up for the Greek Premier at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport decorated with the national flags of the two countries http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Greek_Premier_arrives_in_Azerbaijan-796706 POLITICS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:28:00 +0500 Prime Minister of Montenegro visits ADA University Prime Minister of Montenegro Milo Dukanovic has today visited ADA University. He viewed newly opened education centre, as well as the country`s largest library in foreign languages of the ADA University http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Prime_Minister_of_Montenegro_visits_ADA_University-796685 POLITICS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:52:00 +0500 Azerbaijani gymnasts to vie for world medals Azerbaijan`s national rhythmic gymnastics team will compete in the world championship to be held in Izmir, Turkey, on September 22. In the individual event, Azerbaijan`s squad will include Marina Durunda, Gulsum Shafizade and Nilufar Niftaliyeva. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_gymnasts_to_vie_for_world_medals-796677 SPORTS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:51:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev and President of Bulgaria Rosen Plevneliev held a one-on-one meeting President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the Republic of Bulgaria Rosen Plevneliev have held a one-on-one meeting. During the meeting, the sides expressed their satisfaction with the successful development of bilateral relations in political, economic and other areas. The parties stressed the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_and_President_of_Bulgaria_Rosen_Plevneliev_held_a_one_on_one_meeting-796701 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:50:00 +0500 Azerbaijan’s defense minister meets military staffs who take part at joint tactical exercises of Azerbaijani and Turkish Air Forces Azerbaijan’s defense minister, colonel-general Zakir Hasanov met with the military staffs who take part at joint tactical exercises of Azerbaijani and Turkish Air Forces. The Defense Minister reviewed the combat aircrafts, took interest in numerous fire systems http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_defense_minister_meets_military_staffs_who_take_part_at_joint_tactical_exercises_of_Azerbaijani_and_Turkish_Air_Forces-796684 POLITICS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:49:00 +0500 “Azerspace-1" satellite expands broadcast of Turkish TV channels Azerkosmos began airing five other Turkish TV channels through the first Azerbaijani telecommunications satellite Azerspace-1. According to the Ministry of Communications and High Tech, the broadcast of the Turkish channel Kanal D, STAR TV, TV8, ATV, Show TV is carried at a frequency of 11046-H http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerspace_1_quot_satellite_expands_broadcast_of_Turkish_TV_channels-796660 ECONOMY Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:13:00 +0500 Baku to stage quarter-finals plus three group games of UEFA EURO 2020 The UEFA Executive Committee has appointed in Geneva, Switzerland, the 13 host associations for UEFA EURO 2020, with Azerbaijan staging the quarter-finals plus three group games in Baku. Other 12 host associations, selected from 19 applications, are: England/London – semi-finals and final http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_to_stage_quarter_finals_plus_three_group_games_of_UEFA_EURO_2020-796654 SPORTS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:07:00 +0500 Bulgarian President arrives in Azerbaijan President of Bulgaria Rosen Plevneliev has today arrived in Azerbaijan. A guard of honor was lined up for the Bulgarian President at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport decorated with the national flags of the two countries http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Bulgarian_President_arrives_in_Azerbaijan-796646 POLITICS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:43:00 +0500 Fresh lava covers Nishinoshima Island The Japan Coast Guard has confirmed that fresh lava flows have almost covered Nishinoshima Island south of Tokyo. Nishinoshima's latest eruption began from the southeast seabed in November last year. The island is located about 900 kilometres from Tokyo. The new lava vent in the sea soon http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Fresh_lava_covers_Nishinoshima_Island-796637 WORLD Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:20:00 +0500 Moldova’s Day of Independence marked in Baku Moldova’s Embassy in Azerbaijan hosted a reception marking the 23rd anniversary of state independence of the country. Addressing the event, Moldovan ambassador to Azerbaijan Igor Bodiu provided an insight into the history of Moldova. The Ambassador said a strong legal base has been created for http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Moldovas_Day_of_Independence_marked_in_Baku-796617 POLITICS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:36:00 +0500 Combat aircrafts of Turkish Air Forces arrived in Azerbaijan to join the tactical exercises Combat aircraft and helicopters of the Turkish Air Forces arrived in Azerbaijan to join the next stage of the joint tactical exercises, the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan said. The next stage of the exercises on September 19 will be attended by more than 30 air crafts http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Combat_aircrafts_of_Turkish_Air_Forces_arrived_in_Azerbaijan_to_join_the_tactical_exercises-796609 POLITICS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:13:00 +0500 Dinner reception was hosted on behalf of President Ilham Aliyev in honor of Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu A dinner reception has been hosted on behalf of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev in honor of Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Dinner_reception_was_hosted_on_behalf_of_President_Ilham_Aliyev_in_honor_of_Turkish_Prime_Minister_Ahmet_Davutoglu-796641 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:36:00 +0500 Mild quake hits Lankaran District A magnitude 4.5 earthquake today occurred 19 km the north-west of Lankaran District at 03:29 local time. According to the Seismological Service of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences, the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Mild_quake_hits_Lankaran_District-796568 ENVIRONMENT Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:40:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev and Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu made statements for the press VIDEO After the one-on-one meeting, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Prime Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu made statements for http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_and_Turkish_Prime_Minister_Ahmet_Davutoglu_made_statements_for_the_press_VIDEO-796576 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:17:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev and Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu held a one-on-one meeting VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and Prime Minister of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu have held a one-on-one meeting. The sides hailed the successful development of Azerbaijani-Turkish bilateral relations in all http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_and_Turkish_Prime_Minister_Ahmet_Davutoglu_held_a_one_on_one_meeting_VIDEO-796577 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:07:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev received President of European Olympic Committees Patrick Hickey VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received President of the European Olympic Committees Patrick Hickey. The sides praised the progress of preparations for the first European Games to be held in Baku in 2015 http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_President_of_European_Olympic_Committees_Patrick_Hickey_VIDEO-796543 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:41:00 +0500 Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu visits Alley of Martyrs Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has today visited the Alley of Martyrs to commemorate Azerbaijani heroes who gave their lives for the country`s independence and territorial integrity. He put a wreath at the Eternal Flame monument http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Turkish_Prime_Minister_Ahmet_Davutoglu_visits_Alley_of_Martyrs-796539 POLITICS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:31:00 +0500 Armenian armed forces continue violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan Subunits of the Armenian armed forces shattered ceasefire with Azerbaijan in Yusifjanli, Garagashli and Merzili villages of Aghdam region and nameless hills of Kuropatkino village of Khojavend region on September 18 and on the night of http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenian_armed_forces_continue_violating_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan-796518 POLITICS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:29:00 +0500 Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu visits tomb of national leader Heydar Aliyev Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has today visited the Alley of Honors to lay a wreath at the tomb of national leader, founder and architect of modern Azerbaijani state Heydar Aliyev. The Turkish Prime Minister also put flowers at the grave of prominent ophthalmologist http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Turkish_Prime_Minister_Ahmet_Davutoglu_visits_tomb_of_national_leader_Heydar_Aliyev-796527 POLITICS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:26:00 +0500 Turkish Prime Minister embarks on official Azerbaijan visit Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu has today arrived in Azerbaijan for an official visit. A guard of honour was lined up for the Turkish Premier at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport decorated with the national flags of the two countries http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Turkish_Prime_Minister_embarks_on_official_Azerbaijan_visit-796501 POLITICS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:41:00 +0500 Qarabag claim first point in UEFA Europa League group stage Azerbaijan`s football champions Qarabag Agdam have been held to a goalless home draw by French Saint-Etienne in their opener in the UEFA Europa League Group F. Qarabag missed several attempts on goal denied by Saint-Etienne`s goalkeeper Ruffier. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Qarabag_claim_first_point_in_UEFA_Europa_League_group_stage-796474 SPORTS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:55:00 +0500 Montenegrin Prime Minister visits Heydar Aliyev Center Prime Minister of Montenegro Milo Dukanovic has today visited the Heydar Aliyev Center in Baku. The Premier was informed about the grandiose facility. All conditions have been created at the Center to host official receptions, various international conferences and meetings. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Montenegrin_Prime_Minister_visits_Heydar_Aliyev_Center-796466 POLITICS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:51:00 +0500 Baku, Tehran to establish joint working groups, investment committee The expansion of relations between Baku and Tehran was the main matter of discussions between Azerbaijani and Iranian officials in Tehran. Azerbaijani delegation led by Economy and Industry Minister Shahin Mustafayev Azerbaijani delegation included representatives of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic's http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_Tehran_to_establish_joint_working_groups_investment_committee-796464 ECONOMY Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:40:00 +0500 Azerbaijani State councilor meets British delegation Azerbaijani State councilor on multinational, multicultural and religious affairs Kamal Abdullayev has today met British MPs Tony Baldry, Peter James and Professor at the University of East Anglia, founder and rector of the London Diplomatic Academy Nabil Ayad. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_State_councilor_meets_British_delegation-796457 POLITICS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:55:00 +0500 Azerbaijani athletes claim 2 medals at European 'Special Olympics' summer games Two Azerbaijani athletes have won medals at the Special Olympics European Summer Games in Antwerp, Belgium. Niyazi Ismayilov claimed the gold medal, while Zaur Eyvazov grabbed the silver medal in badminton. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_athletes_claim_2_medals_at_European__039Special_Olympics_039_summer_games-796454 SPORTS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:30:00 +0500 Albanian-Udi Christian Community head in Azerbaijan receives “Shohrat” Order President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order to confer “Shohrat” (Glory) Order upon the head of the Albanian-Udi Christian Community Robert Mobili for his contribution to Azerbaijan’s social sphere. The State Committee on Work with Religious Associations (SCWRA) has held an event to confer “Shohrat” (Glory) Order upon Robert Mobili. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Albanian_Udi_Christian_Community_head_in_Azerbaijan_receives_Shohrat_Order-796449 SOCIETY Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:25:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, Montenegro discuss expansion of mutual cooperation Azerbaijan`s Prime Minister Artur Rasizade has today met Montenegrin counterpart Milo Dukanovic. The prime ministers have been joined by their delegations for an expanded meeting following their one-on-one talk. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Montenegro_discuss_expansion_of_mutual_cooperation-796446 POLITICS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:37:00 +0500 Baku to host 20th BIHE Healthcare Exhibition Baku on September 25-27 will host the 20th Azerbaijan International Healthcare Exhibition - BIHE 2014. The exhibition is organized by Iteca Caspian LLC and ITE Group PLC The 20th Anniversary of the BIHE Healthcare Exhibition is an important forum which gathers the representatives of the medical industry from different countries every year. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_to_host_20th_BIHE_Healthcare_Exhibition-796430 HEALTHCARE Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:37:00 +0500 European Parliament’s resolution on human rights in Azerbaijan - groundless and biased Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry Spokesman Elman Abdullayev has made a statement regarding the resolution on human rights in Azerbaijan adopted by the European Parliament on September 18. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/European_Parliaments_resolution_on_human_rights_in_Azerbaijan___groundless_and_biased-796439 POLITICS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:12:00 +0500 US Senate holds hearings on ambassadors' nomination to Azerbaijan, Montenegro, Macedonia and Armenia The US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations has held hearings on nomination of ambassadors to Azerbaijan, Armenia, Montenegro and Macedonia. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/US_Senate_holds_hearings_on_ambassadors_039_nomination_to_Azerbaijan_Montenegro_Macedonia_and_Armenia-796437 POLITICS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:09:00 +0500 Azerbaijani Ambassador meets Argentinean Minister of Tourism Azerbaijani Ambassador to Argentine Mammad Ahmadzade has met the country`s Minister of Tourism Carlos Enrique Meyer. They discussed a range of issues, including the development of relations between the two countries in the field of tourism, Enrique Meyer`s visit to Baku in 2012, and participation http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Ambassador_meets_Argentinean_Minister_of_Tourism-796434 ECONOMY Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:00:00 +0500 Event on U.S. - Europe Transatlantic Alliance held in Washington The Center for Strategic and International Studies has hosted an event titled “The U.S. - Europe Transatlantic Alliance: Assessing the NATO Summit and Energy Security in Light of the Ukraine Crisis”. The event moderated by Senior Fellow, CSIS International Security Program Stephanie Sanok Kostro and Director and Senior Fellow, CSIS Energy and National Security Program http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Event_on_US___Europe_Transatlantic_Alliance_held_in_Washington-796432 POLITICS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:55:00 +0500 Iker Casillas could make Arsenal move in January transfer window as Arsene Wenger renews interest in Real Madrid keeper Arsene Wenger could reignite interest in Real Madrid keeper Iker Casillas in January, according to reports on the continent. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Iker_Casillas_could_make_Arsenal_move_in_January_transfer_window_as_Arsene_Wenger_renews_interest_in_Real_Madrid_keeper-796404 SPORTS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:40:00 +0500 Azerbaijani FM meets Polish Deputy FM Azerbaijan`s Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has met Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland Tomasz Orlowski. They praised the current state of relations between the two countries http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_FM_meets_Polish_Deputy_FM-796403 POLITICS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:36:00 +0500 International environmental campaign to be held in Baku to clean up Caspian coast The Coastal Cleanup campaign within the framework of International Coastal Cleanup Day, supported by Coca-Cola globally, will be organized on September 20, 2014 on the coast of Buzovna district. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/International_environmental_campaign_to_be_held_in_Baku_to_clean_up_Caspian_coast-796383 ENVIRONMENT Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:57:00 +0500 “Steppe Man” to be presented at “International Movie Awards – 2014” festival The Steppe Man (Cholchu), a movie by Azerbaijani filmmaker Shamil Aliyev, will be presented at the “International Movie Awards – 2014” (IMA-2014) festival in Indonesia due on September 24. Feature, short and documentary films participate in the festival. 44 films of the world countries have been qualified for the Platinum Awards and Gold Awards. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Steppe_Man_to_be_presented_at_International_Movie_Awards___2014_festival-796382 CULTURE Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:50:00 +0500 Mary McBride band performs in Gusar American Mary McBride band has given a concert in Gusar. The band is visiting Azerbaijan under the US Department of State`s Cultural Envoy program. It is designed to promote intercultural understanding and friendship between Americans and Azerbaijanis. The band will also travel to Guba, Baku, Salyan, Lankaran and Nakhchivan. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Mary_McBride_band_performs_in_Gusar-796362 REGIONS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:09:00 +0500 Ankara hosts exhibition on Karabakh The Council of State Support to NGOs under the President of Azerbaijan and the Turkish Centre for International Relations and Strategic Studies (TURKSAM) have organized an exhibition “Three generations in Karabakh, a genocide” in Ankara http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Ankara_hosts_exhibition_on_Karabakh-796350 POLITICS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:10:00 +0500 Second largest Jewish newspaper of US: “Azerbaijan is a rare blessing and ray of light in our deeply troubled world” The Jewish Journal, which is the second largest Jewish newspaper in the U.S., serving a community of 600,000 Jews in Los Angeles, published an article on Azerbaijan on September http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Second_largest_Jewish_newspaper_of_US_Azerbaijan_is_a_rare_blessing_and_ray_of_light_in_our_deeply_troubled_world-796323 POLITICS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:08:00 +0500 Azerbaijani Minister of Economy and Industry meets of Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology Azerbaijani Minister of Economy and industry Shahin Mustafayev has met Iranian Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi. Following the meeting, Mahmoud Vaezi told the journalists that they discussed boosting relations between the two states in various fields http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Minister_of_Economy_and_Industry_meets_of_Iranian_Minister_of_Communications_and_Information_Technology-796322 ECONOMY Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:00:00 +0500 Ebola crisis: US to send 3,000 troops to West Africa as Obama warns virus is `spiralling out of control` The US will send 3,000 troops to West Africa to try to halt the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, President Barack Obama says, warning the epidemic in West Africa is "spiralling out of control". The move came as the World Health Organisation (WHO) said it was establishing a global response coalition to respond to the crisis http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Ebola_crisis_US_to_send_3000_troops_to_West_Africa_as_Obama_warns_virus_is_spiralling_out_of_control-796310 HEALTHCARE Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:38:00 +0500