Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency http://azertag.az Sat, 01 Nov 2014 06:49:45 +0400 http://azertag.az/img/site-logo.png Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency http://azertag.az/ Azerbaijani judo fighters win 3 medals on first day of Grand Slam tournament Azerbaijani judo fighters have claimed three medals on the first day of the Grand Slam tournament in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates. Orkhan Safarov at 60kg won gold, Tarlan Karimov at 66kg grabbed silver, while Ilgar Mushkiyev scooped bronze medal in the 60kg class. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_judo_fighters_win_3_medals_on_first_day_of_Grand_Slam_tournament-807173 SPORTS Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:10:00 +0400 Baku 2015 European Games employs 1,000th member of staff Baku 2015 European Games has today celebrated the employment of its 1,000th full-time member of staff. Ms Aysel Akhundova, from Azerbaijan, was the landmark employee as she joined the Press Operations team as part of the Games Academy Graduate Excellence Programme. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_2015_European_Games_employs_1000th_member_of_staff-807172 SPORTS Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:53:00 +0400 Burkina Faso President resigns; military now in charge Burkina Faso's military chief is now the head of state of the West African nation, after unrest that led to the resignation of President Blaise Compaore. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Burkina_Faso_President_resigns_military_now_in_charge-807164 WORLD Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:44:00 +0400 ‘Croatian businessmen interested in cooperation with Azerbaijan in energy sector’ “Croatian businessmen are interested in cooperation with Azerbaijan in the energy sector,” said visiting First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia Vesna Pusic as she met Azerbaijan`s Energy Minister Natig Aliyev. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Croatian_businessmen_interested_in_cooperation_with_Azerbaijan_in_energy_sector-807168 ECONOMY Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:33:00 +0400 ‘Turkish trucks to travel to Central Asian countries via Azerbaijan’ Turkish trucks, by the first quarter of 2015, will be able to travel to the Central Asian countries via Azerbaijan, said head of International Transporters' Association Fatih Sener. He noted that as a result of an agreement with Azerbaijan and Turkmenistan, all the vehicular traffic currently made by the Turkish trucks over Iran, will be transferred to http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Turkish_trucks_to_travel_to_Central_Asian_countries_via_Azerbaijan-807141 ECONOMY Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:07:00 +0400 Anglo-Azerbaijani Society co-chairs convene in London A regular meeting of the co-chairs of the Anglo-Azerbaijani Society has been held in London involving Professor Nargiz Pashayeva on behalf of Azerbaijan and Lord German, House of Lords member, on behalf of the UK. Held at the London Royal Garden hotel, the meeting was also attended by Azerbaijani http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Anglo_Azerbaijani_Society_co_chairs_convene_in_London-807125 POLITICS Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:28:00 +0400 Azerbaijan, Lithuania discuss prospects for educational relations Azerbaijani Minister of Education Mikayil Jabbarov has met Lithuanian Ambassador to the country Valdas Lastauskas. During the meeting, the sides discussed the current state and prospects of educational http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Lithuania_discuss_prospects_for_educational_relations-807111 SOCIETY Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:18:00 +0400 Synergy Baku Cycling Project to Tour of Taihu Lake The Synergy Baku Cycling Project will send an all-Azeri riders team to the Tour of Taihu Lake on November 1-9. The Azerbaijan team continues its racing schedule in China and will look to build on its impressive performance in the just-ended Tour of Hainan. Team captain Max Averin will be joined by national champion Elchin Asadov, Enver Asanov http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Synergy_Baku_Cycling_Project_to_Tour_of_Taihu_Lake-807109 SPORTS Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:03:00 +0400 Professor Nargiz Pashayeva: Our main goal is to strengthen independence – the greatest achievement and asset of Azerbaijan “Our main goal is to strengthen independence – the greatest achievement and asset of Azerbaijan,” Azerbaijani co-chair of the Anglo-Azerbaijani Society, professor Nargiz Pashayeva has said. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Professor_Nargiz_Pashayeva_Our_main_goal_is_to_strengthen_independence___the_greatest_achievement_and_asset_of_Azerbaijan-807096 POLITICS Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:51:00 +0400 Exhibition of Azerbaijani artist Maryam Alakbarli opens in Riga An exhibition “Music of the night” by young Azerbaijani artist Maryam Alakbarli opened October 30 at the Rizhskaya Birzha art museum in Riga. The opening ceremony was attended by former president of Latvia Valdis Zatlers, Minister of Culture of Latvia Dace Melbarde, renowned figures of culture and art http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Exhibition_of_Azerbaijani_artist_Maryam_Alakbarli_opens_in_Riga-807102 CULTURE Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:35:00 +0400 Azerbaijan and Kuwait to develop cooperation in ICT sphere Azerbaijan`s Minister of Communications and High Technologies Ali Abbasov has met a delegation led by Minister of State for Youth Affairs of Kuwait Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Hmoud Al-Sabah http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_and_Kuwait_to_develop_cooperation_in_ICT_sphere-807077 ECONOMY Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:44:00 +0400 First Global Forum on Youth Policies adopts Baku Declaration The First Global Forum on Youth Policies has culminated with the adoption of Baku Declaration. The last day of the forum featured discussions on youth policy in Africa, Western Asia and countries in the Asia-Pacific, http://azertag.az/en/xeber/First_Global_Forum_on_Youth_Policies_adopts_Baku_Declaration-807079 POLITICS Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:31:00 +0400 At least four dead after plane crashes in Kansas airport At least four people have been killed and five critically injured after a small plane crashed into an airport building in Kansas in the United States, according to Euronews. It happened at the Mid-Continent Airport in the city of Wichita on Thursday morning http://azertag.az/en/xeber/At_least_four_dead_after_plane_crashes_in_Kansas_airport-806999 WORLD Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:18:00 +0400 Sea cargo transportation made 7.3 million tons in Azerbaijan The sea cargo transportation made 7.3 million tons in Azerbaijan in January-September, 2014. Of cargo transported, 56.3% was oil, 43.7% was dry cargo. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Sea_cargo_transportation_made_73_million_tons_in_Azerbaijan-807062 ECONOMY Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:14:00 +0400 AIDA conducts humanitarian aid campaign in Pakistan Azerbaijan International Development Agency (AIDA) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has conducted humanitarian aid campaign in Sargodha and Hafizabad districts of Pakistan’s Punjab province http://azertag.az/en/xeber/AIDA_conducts_humanitarian_aid_campaign_in_Pakistan-807052 POLITICS Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:49:00 +0400 Alexander Murinson elaborates on biased position of pro-Armenian author who published anti-Azerbaijani article in Haaretz Alexander Murinson, an American expert at Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies and Senior Analyst at Wikistrat, has given an interview to the Washington Bureau of AzerTAc about the recent pro-Armenian op-ed by Yair Auron in Jewish newspaper Haaretz titled http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Alexander_Murinson_elaborates_on_biased_position_of_pro_Armenian_author_who_published_anti_Azerbaijani_article_in_Haaretz-807005 POLITICS Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:04:00 +0400 Johannesburg to host concert of Azerbaijani music A concert of Azerbaijani classical music will be held in the capital of the South African Republic, Johannesburg, on November 12-13. Titled "From Johannesburg to Gabala: Music knows no borders”, the concert will mark the 90th anniversary of the establishment of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan and the 20th anniversary of the establishment of democracy in South Africa http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Johannesburg_to_host_concert_of_Azerbaijani_music-807016 CULTURE Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:00:00 +0400 $11.4 bn spent on Shah Deniz-1 project BP Regional President for Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey Gordon Birrell has said $11.4 billion has been spent on the Shah Deniz-1 project so http://azertag.az/en/xeber/114_bn_spent_on_Shah_Deniz_1_project-806986 ECONOMY Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:33:00 +0400 VNA chief: Our cooperation with AzerTAc contributes to expansion of Vietnamese-Azerbaijani relations Director General of Vietnam News Agency VNA Nguyen Duc Loi has emphasized the importance of the agency`s cooperation with Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency (AzerTAc). http://azertag.az/en/xeber/VNA_chief_Our_cooperation_with_AzerTAc_contributes_to_expansion_of_Vietnamese_Azerbaijani_relations-806971 POLITICS Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:15:00 +0400 Baku 2015 European Games Opens Ticketing Sign-Up Page Baku 2015 European Games has today opened a sign-up page on its website to allow fans to register their interest in purchasing tickets for next summer’s event. The website allows international and Azerbaijani supporters to request ticketing updates on the sports programme as well as receive all the latest news from Baku 2015 http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_2015_European_Games_Opens_Ticketing_Sign_Up_Page-806953 SPORTS Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:30:00 +0400 Former Albanian President visits Azerbaijan University of Languages Former President of Albania, member of the Nizami Ganjavi International Center Rexhep Meidani has visited Azerbaijan University of Languages (AUL). He met rector, MP Samad Seyidov who highlighted the university`s activities and foreign relations. He said AUL maintains cooperation with higher http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Former_Albanian_President_visits_Azerbaijan_University_of_Languages-806944 SOCIETY Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:00:00 +0400 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 17 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in Sarijali, Shuraabad villages in Agdam region, Kuropatkino http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenian_Armed_Forces_continue_violating_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan-806927 POLITICS Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:19:00 +0400 Slovenian Radio SI broadcasts programme about Azerbaijan Radio Slovenia International (Radio SI) has broadcast a programme on Azerbaijan`s culture. Come Away With Me show hosted Azer Khudiyev, Charge d'affaires at the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Ljubljana. Mr. Khudiyev highlighted Azerbaijan’s increasing economic and political power, and touched upon the Armenian-Azerbaijani http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Slovenian_Radio_SI_broadcasts_programme_about_Azerbaijan-806941 CULTURE Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:16:00 +0400 Baku 2015 European Games welcomes Serbian Minister of Youth and Sport Baku 2015 European Games welcomed Vanja Udovičić, Serbia’s Minister of Youth and Sports, to the organisation’s headquarters. Mr Udovičić was one of his country’s most talented Water Polo players and won three Olympic medals – silver at Athens 2004 and bronze at Beijing 2008 and London 2012 – before moving into politics http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_2015_European_Games_welcomes_Serbian_Minister_of_Youth_and_Sport-806935 SPORTS Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:09:00 +0400 Azerbaijan once again plunges into the world of luxury and art Art and Jewels of the World 2014 exhibition has opened at Four Seasons Hotel Baku. At a press conference preceding the opening ceremony, Valentina Vassileva, Art and Jewels of the World CEO, Sixtine Crutchfield, manager of the exhibition http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_once_again_plunges_into_the_world_of_luxury_and_art-806887 CULTURE Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:21:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev: Azerbaijan has become a country hosting European and world championships President Ilham Aliyev has said Azerbaijan has become a country hosting European and world championships. “We will host the first European Games next year. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_Azerbaijan_has_become_a_country_hosting_European_and_world_championships-806880 SPORTS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:15:00 +0400 Azerbaijan among top 10 economies that improved most in 2013/2014 tracked by Doing Business Azerbaijan is among the economies that improved the most in 2013/2014 in areas tracked by Doing Business. The 10 top improvers implemented 40 regulatory reforms making it easier to do business, according to Doing Business 2015 report. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_among_top_10_economies_that_improved_most_in_2013_2014_tracked_by_Doing_Business-806868 ECONOMY Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:36:00 +0400 ‘Azerbaijan`s improving image creates favourable opportunities to develop information exchange’ VIDEO “Azerbaijan`s improving image creates favourable opportunities for it to develop information exchange with foreign countries,” Director General of Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency (AzerTAc) Aslan Aslanov has told British Ambassador in Baku Irfan Siddiq http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_improving_image_creates_favourable_opportunities_to_develop_information_exchange_VIDEO-806851 POLITICS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:46:00 +0400 Azerbaijani FM Mammadyarov: We will build peace and develop the region Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has commented, in an interview with AzerTAc, on a recent meeting between the Azerbaijani and Armenian presidents in Paris. Touching upon the remarks of Armenian Foreign Minister Edward Nalbandian, Mammadyarov said: “Every meeting at the presidential level, in general, is positive. Such meetings help understand the opposite side’s mood to advance in the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_FM_Mammadyarov_We_will_build_peace_and_develop_the_region-806769 POLITICS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:24:00 +0400 Azerbaijani FM meets First Deputy Prime Minister of Croatia Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has met First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia Vesna Pusic. They discussed the development of a legal base, as well as promotion of investment http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_FM_meets_First_Deputy_Prime_Minister_of_Croatia-806808 POLITICS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:12:00 +0400 Sweden becomes first EU country to recognise the Palestinian State Sweden officially recognises the State of Palestine, the country’s foreign minister has announced, making it the first European Union country to do so. “Today, the government takes the decision to recognise the state of Palestine,” Margot Wallstrom said in a Thursday statement. “It is an important step that confirms the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Sweden_becomes_first_EU_country_to_recognise_the_Palestinian_State-806768 WORLD Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:58:00 +0400 Prime Ministerial Trade Envoy: Azerbaijan is a reliable partner for the UK “Azerbaijan is a reliable partner for the United Kingdom,” Member of British Parliament, Prime Ministerial Trade Envoy to Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan Charles Hendry has told a briefing called “The political, economic and http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Prime_Ministerial_Trade_Envoy_Azerbaijan_is_a_reliable_partner_for_the_UK-806740 POLITICS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:50:00 +0400 Croatian Deputy PM pays respect to national leader Heydar Aliyev and Azerbaijani heroes A delegation led by First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of Croatia Vesna Pusic 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 delegation also put flowers at the grave of prominent ophthalmologist, academician http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Croatian_Deputy_PM_pays_respect_to_national_leader_Heydar_Aliyev_and_Azerbaijani_heroes-806727 POLITICS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:38:00 +0400 World Bank Country Manager hails Azerbaijani government`s work to solve problems of refugees and IDPs World Bank Country Manager for Azerbaijan Larisa Leshchenko has praised what the Azerbaijani government is doing to solve the problems of refugees and IDPs. “The World Bank is interested in maintaining cooperation with Azerbaijan, and working http://azertag.az/en/xeber/World_Bank_Country_Manager_hails_Azerbaijani_governments_work_to_solve_problems_of_refugees_and_IDPs-806884 POLITICS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:52:00 +0400 Baku 2015 European Games hosts wrestling demonstration Baku 2015 European Games has hosted a Wrestling demonstration in the organisation’s headquarters with six members of Azerbaijan’s national cadet team. The powerful athletes showed off their ability and technique to more than 500 members of staff in a series of exhibition matches. Mr Simon Clegg, Chief Operating Officer of Baku 2015, said: “We are very grateful to http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_2015_European_Games_hosts_wrestling_demonstration-806711 SPORTS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:35:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev received a delegation led by the First Deputy Prime Minister of Croatia VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation led by First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia Vesna Pusic. During the meeting, the sides expressed their satisfaction with the dynamic development of http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_a_delegation_led_by_the_First_Deputy_Prime_Minister_of_Croatia_VIDEO-806720 OFFICIAL NEWS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:59:00 +0400 Azeri Light oil price increases in world markets The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil has increased $1.17 to stand at $90.52 in the world markets. On the New York Stock Exchange, cost of the US Light crude oil raised $0.78 to trade at $82.20. Price of British Brent crude oil at the London ICE (InterContinental Exchange http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azeri_Light_oil_price_increases_in_world_markets-806688 ECONOMY Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:53:00 +0400 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 17 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in Sarijali, Shuraabad villages of Aghdam region, Kuropatkino http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenian_Armed_Forces_continue_violating_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan-806678 POLITICS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:38:00 +0400 Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva visits several orphanages and boarding school in Saint Petersburg Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva has visited several orphanages and a boarding school as part of her trip to Saint Petersburg. Chief doctor of the orphanage No13 Natalia Nikiforova informed Leyla Aliyeva that there http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Vice_President_of_Heydar_Aliyev_Foundation_Leyla_Aliyeva_visits_several_orphanages_and_boarding_school_in_Saint_Petersburg-806682 POLITICS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:36:00 +0400 Azerbaijani Interior Minister meets Qatari Ambassador Azerbaijan`s Minister of Internal Affairs Ramil Usubov has met Ambassador of the State of Qatar Mubarak bin Fahad Al-Thani. Mr. Usubov praised Azerbaijani-Qatari relations, saying they were rapidly developing on all fronts. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Interior_Minister_meets_Qatari_Ambassador-806651 SOCIETY Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:53:00 +0400 Foreign Policy News publishes article by AzerTAc Director General The US-based Foreign Policy News portal has published an article by Director General of Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency (AzerTAc) Aslan Aslanov titled “Transformation from traditional media to the worldwide information network is inevitable”. “Social media and new technologies are virtually indivisible when it comes to production http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Foreign_Policy_News_publishes_article_by_AzerTAc_Director_General-806655 POLITICS Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:44:00 +0400 Italian President Napolitano denies knowing of Mafia deal Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has denied knowing of any secret talks between the state and the Mafia, while appearing as a witness at a trial. Prosecutors accuse ministers, police chiefs and the Mafia of colluding to calm rampant violence in the 1990s http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Italian_President_Napolitano_denies_knowing_of_Mafia_deal-806612 WORLD Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:45:00 +0400 Azerbaijani FM meets former Albanian President Azerbaijan`s Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has today met former President of Albania Rexhep Meidani. During the meeting, they hailed the development of bilateral ties between Azerbaijan and Albania http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_FM_meets_former_Albanian_President-806604 POLITICS Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:18:00 +0400 5th European Film Festival to be launched in Baku The Delegation of the European Union (EU) and the Embassies of the European Union member states jointly with "Park Cinema" announced the launch of the European Film Festival 2014. The Festival will start on 30 October in Baku and will present modern films http://azertag.az/en/xeber/5th_European_Film_Festival_to_be_launched_in_Baku-806602 CULTURE Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:07:00 +0400 Peter Tase: “The United States must take a leadership role towards solving the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict” Peter Tase, International Programs Assistant of Marquette University (WI) and International Relations expert gave an interview to Washington Bureau of AzerTAc following her recent visit to Azerbaijan http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Peter_Tase_The_United_States_must_take_a_leadership_role_towards_solving_the_Armenia_Azerbaijan_conflict-806601 POLITICS Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:03:00 +0400 UN DPI Baku Office “interested” in strengthening cooperation with AzerTAc VIDEO Head of the United Nations Department of Pubic Information Maher Nassir has expressed UN DPI Baku Office`s interest in strengthening cooperation with the Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency as he met with Director General Aslan Aslanov. Mr. Aslanov said Azerbaijan had turned into a country with a solid reputation over the world http://azertag.az/en/xeber/UN_DPI_Baku_Office_interested_in_strengthening_cooperation_with_AzerTAc_VIDEO-806595 POLITICS Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:50:00 +0400 Azerbaijani Ambassador meets State Secretary at Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland Azerbaijani Ambassador to Finland Adish Mammadov has met State Secretary at the Ministry of Education and Culture Kari Anttila. They discussed how to develop relations between the two countries, as well as expand cooperation in educational, cultural and humanitarian spheres. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Ambassador_meets_State_Secretary_at_Ministry_of_Education_and_Culture_of_Finland-806583 CULTURE Wed, 29 Oct 2014 21:06:00 +0400 Azeri Light oil price increases in world markets The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil has increased $0.52 to stand at $89.35 in the world markets. On the New York Stock Exchange, cost of the US Light crude oil raised $0.42 to trade at $81.42. Price of British Brent crude oil at the London ICE http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azeri_Light_oil_price_increases_in_world_markets-806573 ECONOMY Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:09:00 +0400 New World Cup Emblem launched in Moscow The first major milestone en route to the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia was passed on Tuesday evening when the tournament’s Official Emblem was unveiled in Moscow. The ‘Urgant Night Show’, which was specially renamed as ‘Late Night Mundial’, provided http://azertag.az/en/xeber/New_World_Cup_Emblem_launched_in_Moscow-806553 SPORTS Wed, 29 Oct 2014 19:42:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev received the Minister of State for Youth Affairs of Kuwait VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received Minister of State for Youth Affairs of Kuwait Sheikh Salman Sabah Salem Al-Hmoud Al-Sabah. The Minister conveyed greetings and best wishes on behalf of Emir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Crown Prince and the Prime Minister to the head of state http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_the_Minister_of_State_for_Youth_Affairs_of_Kuwait_VIDEO-806558 OFFICIAL NEWS Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:00:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev received the representatives of the UN VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received head of the United Nations Department of Public Information Maher Nasser, United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi, Director General for Democracy of the Council of Europe Snejana Samardzic-Markovic and UNESCO Assistant http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_the_representatives_of_the_UN_VIDEO-806533 OFFICIAL NEWS Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:52:00 +0400 The Hill publishes article by Azerbaijan`s Consul General in Los Angeles US-based The Hill newspaper has issued an article by Consul General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles Nasimi Aghayev. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/The_Hill_publishes_article_by_Azerbaijans_Consul_General_in_Los_Angeles-806476 POLITICS Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:44:00 +0400 Under-17 entries for Azerbaijan 2015/16 The draw for the 2015/16 qualifying round is made at 09.00CET on 3 December involving 52 of the 53 nations aiming to join hosts Azerbaijan in the 16-team finals. A total of 15 nations will join hosts Azerbaijan in the second final tournament since the return to 16 teams for Bulgaria next May. But before that the entrants compete next http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Under_17_entries_for_Azerbaijan_2015_16-806469 SPORTS Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:35:00 +0400 Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra performs in Hannover The Azerbaijan State Symphony Orchestra after Uzeyir Hajibeyli has given a concert in Hannover as part of the Days of Azerbaijani Culture in Germany. The concert was organized by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and supported by the Embassy http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_State_Symphony_Orchestra_performs_in_Hannover-806461 CULTURE Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:55:00 +0400 Azerbaijan to be official guest country at Mediterranean Exchange of Archaeological Tourism exhibition Azerbaijan will join the Mediterranean Exchange of Archaeological Tourism exhibition (XVII “La Borsa Mediterranea del Turismo Archeologico”) as official guest country. The exhibition will be held in Paestum, Italy on October 30-November 2. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_to_be_official_guest_country_at_Mediterranean_Exchange_of_Archaeological_Tourism_exhibition-806443 ECONOMY Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:02:00 +0400 Armenians violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 30 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 30 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in Yusifjanli, Shikhlar, Bash Garvand, Kangarli villages of Aghdam http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenians_violated_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan_30_times_throughout_the_day-806433 POLITICS Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:36:00 +0400 Russia's chief oncologist elected honorary doctor of Azerbaijani Medical University Director of the Russian Cancer Research Center, chief oncologist of the Health Ministry Mikhail Davydov has become an honorary doctor of the Azerbaijan Medical University (AMU). At the award giving ceremony, AMU rector Ahliman Amiraslanov highlighted achievements of http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Russia_039s_chief_oncologist_elected_honorary_doctor_of_Azerbaijani_Medical_University-806409 SOCIETY Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:01:00 +0400 “Eurasia Hoy” web portal publishes article by AzerTAc chief Aslan Aslanov The US-based Spanish language “Eurasia Hoy” web portal has posted an article by Director General of Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency (AzerTAc) Aslan Aslanov. Headlined “Transformation from traditional media to the worldwide information network http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Eurasia_Hoy_web_portal_publishes_article_by_AzerTAc_chief_Aslan_Aslanov-806613 POLITICS Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:33:00 +0400 Azerbaijani Youth and Sports Minister holds several meetings on the sidelines of First Global Forum on Youth Policies Azerbaijani Minister of Youth and Sports Azad Rahimov has held a range of meetings on the sidelines of the First Global Forum on Youth Policies in Baku. The Azerbaijani Minister met UN goodwill ambassador Marta Vieira da Silva to discuss joint http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Youth_and_Sports_Minister_holds_several_meetings_on_the_sidelines_of_First_Global_Forum_on_Youth_Policies-806444 POLITICS Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:30:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev attended the official opening of the First Global Forum on Youth Policies VIDEO An official opening ceremony of the First Global Forum on Youth Policies has been held in Baku. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended the ceremony. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_attended_the_official_opening_of_the_First_Global_Forum_on_Youth_Policies_VIDEO-806405 OFFICIAL NEWS Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:26:00 +0400