AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency http://azertag.az Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:25:27 +0500 http://azertag.az/img/site-logo.png AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency http://azertag.az/ North Korea threatens Australia with nuclear strike A threat from the despotic North Korea regime that Australia could face a "nuclear strike" if it continues to back the United States has done little to change the position of Foreign Minister Julie Bishop, who hit back with the diplomatic equivalent of telling North http://azertag.az/en/xeber/North_Korea_threatens_Australia_with_nuclear_strike-1053765 WORLD Sun, 23 Apr 2017 15:55:00 +0500 Azerbaijani sumo wrestlers win three bronze medals at European Championship Azerbaijani wrestlers have grabbed three bronze medals on the first day of the European Sumo Championship in Tbilisi, Georgia. The medals came from Maharram Eyvazov (60kg), Jamal Feyziyev (+115kg) and http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_sumo_wrestlers_win_three_bronze_medals_at_European_Championship-1053761 SPORTS Sun, 23 Apr 2017 14:50:00 +0500 Armenian armed forces continue violating ceasefire with Azerbaijan The Armenian armed units shattered ceasefire with Azerbaijan a total of 114 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said. The Azerbaijani army`s positions came under fire from Armenian villages, including Barekamavan and Voskevan in Noyemberyan http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenian_armed_forces_continue_violating_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan-1053757 POLITICS Sun, 23 Apr 2017 13:59:00 +0500 French voters begin casting ballots in presidential election French voters began casting ballots for the presidential election Sunday in a tense first-round poll that's seen as a test for the spread of populism around the world, according to AP http://azertag.az/en/xeber/French_voters_begin_casting_ballots_in_presidential_election-1053751 WORLD Sun, 23 Apr 2017 12:00:00 +0500 Azerbaijani female handball players to start Baku 2017 campaign against Uzbekistan The Azerbaijan women’s national handball team will kick off their Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games campaign against Uzbekistan on May 9. Azerbaijan will face Cameron on May 10, Ivory Coast on May 11 and Turkey on May 13. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_female_handball_players_to_start_Baku_2017_campaign_against_Uzbekistan-1053750 SPORTS Sun, 23 Apr 2017 11:32:00 +0500 PACE spring session to start next week Chairman of the Azerbaijani parliament`s committee on international relations and interparliamentary ties, head of the Azerbaijani delegation to PACE Samad Seyidov and a group of Azerbaijani MPs, including Rafael Huseynov, Sevinj Fataliyeva, Sahiba Gafarova, http://azertag.az/en/xeber/PACE_spring_session_to_start_next_week-1053749 POLITICS Sun, 23 Apr 2017 11:21:00 +0500 Azerbaijani judo fighter crowned European champion Azerbaijan`s Elkhan Mammadov has claimed gold in the men`s 100kg weight category at the European Judo Championships in Warsaw, Poland. Azerbaijan ranked second in the overall table with two gold and three bronze medals http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_judo_fighter_crowned_European_champion-1053728 SPORTS Sat, 22 Apr 2017 21:19:00 +0500 Azerbaijani Savalan wines to be presented in Kazakhstan “Savalan wines will be presented during an export mission to Almaty and Astana, Kazakhstan, on April 23-26,” said Jahangir Shafizade, deputy director for economic issues of ASPI AQRO Ltd. “Presently our company exports Savalan wines to Russia, Turkey, Netherlands and China http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Savalan_wines_to_be_presented_in_Kazakhstan-1053724 ECONOMY Sat, 22 Apr 2017 20:55:00 +0500 Russian export center to open Azerbaijan office The Russian Export Center (REC) plans to open three new representative offices: in India, Indonesia and Azerbaijan, Alexey Tyupanov, Executive Director of REC group, said. “We opened six representative offices in 2016. The plan for 2017 is to open representative offices in India, Indonesia http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Russian_export_center_to_open_Azerbaijan_office-1053718 ECONOMY Sat, 22 Apr 2017 20:22:00 +0500 Azerbaijani U18 volleyball players win Spring Cup in Tbilisi The Azerbaijan national men`s under-18 volleyball team have become the winner of the Spring Cup held in Tbilisi, Georgia. The Azerbaijani volleyball players defeated Georgia 3-2 and Tbilisi team 3-1. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_U18_volleyball_players_win_Spring_Cup_in_Tbilisi-1053706 SPORTS Sat, 22 Apr 2017 19:28:00 +0500 Journey from the Caspian in Shamkir The Baku 2017 Journey from the Caspian reached Shamkir yesterday. This tour that will include 15 regions of Azerbaijan will bring the spirit of a celebration of sports, as well as the feelings of solidarity and joy to the people. Yesterday morning an event was held near Shamkir’s water reservoir. Shamkirchay http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Journey_from_the_Caspian_in_Shamkir-1053703 REGIONS Sat, 22 Apr 2017 19:18:00 +0500 UAE to assist Azerbaijan in opening trading house "The United Arab Emirates will assist Azerbaijan in opening a trading house in the country," said Minister of Economy of the UAE Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansouri as he met with his Azerbaijani counterpart Shahin Mustafayev on the sidelines of the 6th session of http://azertag.az/en/xeber/UAE_to_assist_Azerbaijan_in_opening_trading_house-1053696 ECONOMY Sat, 22 Apr 2017 19:06:00 +0500 New irrigation network to be installed in Kangarli district A new closed irrigation network will be installed in the fields of Boyukduz village, Kangarli district, Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. Chairman of the Supreme Assembly of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Vasif Talibov viewed the closed irrigation network http://azertag.az/en/xeber/New_irrigation_network_to_be_installed_in_Kangarli_district-1053685 POLITICS Sat, 22 Apr 2017 18:32:00 +0500 Baku to host Arab-Azerbaijan business forum An Arab-Azerbaijan business forum will be held in Baku in October. Nearly 300 business people from Arab countries will attend the forum, according to Elshan Rahimov, head of "Cooperation between Azerbaijan and Arab countries" NGO http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_to_host_Arab_Azerbaijan_business_forum-1053656 ECONOMY Sat, 22 Apr 2017 16:53:00 +0500 Azeri Light crude sells for $53.24 Azeri Light crude oil price continues to fall on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil decreased $0.57 to stand at $53.24 http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azeri_Light_crude_sells_for_5324-1053609 ECONOMY Sat, 22 Apr 2017 12:52:00 +0500 Azerbaijani U17 female footballers rank second in UEFA Development Tournament The Azerbaijan national women’s under-17 football team have ranked second in the UEFA Development Tournament held in Podgorica, Montenegro. The female footballers finished second thanks to a victory over http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_U17_female_footballers_rank_second_in_UEFA_Development_Tournament-1053607 SPORTS Sat, 22 Apr 2017 12:50:00 +0500 “Asan İmza” among Global mobileGov Awards nominees The Azerbaijan technology of mobile identity and electronic signature "Asan İmza" has been nominated for the prestigious Global mobileGov Awards, held within the mobileGov World Summit 2017, devoted to the best practices of countries in the http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Asan_Imza_among_Global_mobileGov_Awards_nominees-1053593 SOCIETY Sat, 22 Apr 2017 12:32:00 +0500 FIDE President visits Vugar Hashimov Chess Academy President of World Chess Federation (FIDE) Kirsan Ilyumzhinov has visited the Vugar Hashimov Chess Academy in Baku. The late Azerbaijani grandmaster Vugar Hashimov`s father Gasim Hashimov highlighted the activity of the academy http://azertag.az/en/xeber/FIDE_President_visits_Vugar_Hashimov_Chess_Academy-1053580 SPORTS Sat, 22 Apr 2017 12:07:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev received former Austrian President Heinz Fischer VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received former President of the Republic of Austria Heinz Fischer. President Ilham Aliyev and former Austrian President Heinz Fischer recalled their reciprocal visits http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_former_Austrian_President_Heinz_Fischer_VIDEO-1053577 OFFICIAL NEWS Sat, 22 Apr 2017 12:01:00 +0500 Armenian armed units violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 117 times throughout the day The Armenian armed units shattered ceasefire with Azerbaijan a total of 117 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said. The Azerbaijani army`s positions came under fire from Armenian villages, including Berdavan, Barekamavan and http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Armenian_armed_units_violated_ceasefire_with_Azerbaijan_117_times_throughout_the_day-1053549 POLITICS Sat, 22 Apr 2017 10:54:00 +0500 Iraq may seek exemption from OPEC oil cuts to boost own output Iraq may seek to be exempt from a deal between oil exporters to reduce global supply in order to support crude prices and ask to boost its own output, the leader of the nation's Shi'ite ruling coalition Ammar al-Hakim told Reuters. OPEC is due to meet in May to decide http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Iraq_may_seek_exemption_from_OPEC_oil_cuts_to_boost_own_output-1053546 ECONOMY Sat, 22 Apr 2017 10:41:00 +0500 Oil prices decrease on world markets Oil prices have fallen on the world markets. On NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US light crude oil decreased $1.09 to stand at $49.62. Price of the Brent crude oil at the London ICE http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oil_prices_decrease_on_world_markets-1053545 ECONOMY Sat, 22 Apr 2017 10:34:00 +0500 FIFA President congratulates FC Qarabag FIFA President Gianni Infantino has sent a letter to President of the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan (AFFA) Rovnag Abdullayev. In his letter, Gianni Infantino congratulated Qarabag football club on winning the Azerbaijan Premier League, and wished the club success http://azertag.az/en/xeber/FIFA_President_congratulates_FC_Qarabag-1053520 SPORTS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:34:00 +0500 Azerbaijan and Turkey to hold joint tactical exercises VIDEO In accordance with the agreement on military cooperation between Azerbaijan and Turkey, live-fire joint tactical exercises of the Armed Forces of the two countries will be held for the period from 1st to 5th May, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_and_Turkey_to_hold_joint_tactical_exercises_VIDEO-1053516 POLITICS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:15:00 +0500 President Giorgi Margvelashvili: “Azerbaijan is closest friend and strategic partner of Georgia” “Azerbaijan is the closest friend and strategic partner of Georgia,” said Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili as he met with chairman of the Caucasus Muslims Office Sheikhulislam Allahshukur Pashazade in Tbilisi. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Giorgi_Margvelashvili_Azerbaijan_is_closest_friend_and_strategic_partner_of_Georgia-1053512 POLITICS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:00:00 +0500 Tarkan announced as opening night headliner at 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix Baku City Circuit today announced one of Turkey’s biggest global music stars, Tarkan, as the headliner on the opening night of the second Grand Prix weekend to take place in Baku this June 23rd-25th. On Friday evening, June 23rd, one of the region’s most successful http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Tarkan_announced_as_opening_night_headliner_at_2017_Formula_1_Azerbaijan_Grand_Prix-1053501 SPORTS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 21:24:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan discuss prospects for cooperation in defense industry Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan have discussed prospects for cooperation in the field of defense industry as a delegation led by Kazakh Deputy Minister of Defence and Aerospace Industry Arman Ramazanov visited Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Defense Industry. The delegation also visited facilities of the ministry. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Kazakhstan_discuss_prospects_for_cooperation_in_defense_industry-1053494 SOCIETY Fri, 21 Apr 2017 21:01:00 +0500 Baku to host 9th International Mstislav Rostropovich Festival The 9th International Mstislav Rostropovich Festival will be held in Baku from April 23- 27. The festival is co-organized by Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Mstislav Rostropovich Foundation and the Heydar Aliyev Foundation in accordance with the Azerbaijani President`s executive order on celebration of the 90th http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_to_host_9th_International_Mstislav_Rostropovich_Festival-1053492 CULTURE Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:42:00 +0500 Azerbaijan`s Heydarov claims European judo crown Azerbaijani judo fighter Hidayet Heydarov (73kg) has won a gold medal at the European Championships in Warsaw, Poland. Another Azerbaijani fighter Rustam Orujov (73kg) scooped a bronze medal of the tournament. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Heydarov_claims_European_judo_crown-1053483 SPORTS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:31:00 +0500 Giorgi Kvirikashvili: Georgia attaches great importance to its relations with Azerbaijan Georgian Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili has said his country attaches great importance to its relations with Azerbaijan in all areas. Kvirikashvili met with Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office Sheikhulislam Allahshukur Pashazade. The Georgian prime http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Giorgi_Kvirikashvili_Georgia_attaches_great_importance_to_its_relations_with_Azerbaijan-1053479 POLITICS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:20:00 +0500 Baku 2017 Spectator Information Centre goes live in build up to the Games Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games has today unveiled the Baku 2017 Spector Information Centre. This service, which can be accessed by dialing 2017, is free of charge to use, and will provide comprehensive information about all aspects of the Games, http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_2017_Spectator_Information_Centre_goes_live_in_build_up_to_the_Games-1053475 SPORTS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 20:00:00 +0500 Ilia II: Tolerance in Azerbaijan and Georgia is an example to other countries Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II has hailed tolerance in Georgia and Azerbaijan. “Tolerance in Azerbaijan and Georgia is an example to other countries,” he told Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office Sheikhulislam Allahshukur Pashazade as they met http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Ilia_II_Tolerance_in_Azerbaijan_and_Georgia_is_an_example_to_other_countries-1053455 SOCIETY Fri, 21 Apr 2017 19:13:00 +0500 SOFAZ Supervisory Board holds meeting A meeting of the Supervisory Board of the State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) was held on April 21. The meeting chaired by Artur Rasizade, Prime Minister of Azerbaijan and Chair of the Supervisory Board discussed the Fund's annual report and http://azertag.az/en/xeber/SOFAZ_Supervisory_Board_holds_meeting-1053441 ECONOMY Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:38:00 +0500 Azerbaijan`s Embassy in Pakistan presents gifts to Rara High School built by Heydar Aliyev Foundation Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Pakistan Ali Alizada paid a visit to Rara High school, which was constructed by the initiative and support of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation in 2007. Meeting the teachers and pupils of the school, Ambassador Ali Alizada expressed his happiness http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Embassy_in_Pakistan_presents_gifts_to_Rara_High_School_built_by_Heydar_Aliyev_Foundation-1053433 POLITICS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:20:00 +0500 Baku 2017 promotional film releases With just three weeks to go until the opening ceremony the Azerbaijan Islamic Solidarity Games Operations Committee (AISGOC) have released an inspiring short promotional film that will be broadcast in over 50 countries, across four continents, in the lead up http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_2017_promotional_film_releases-1053430 SPORTS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:16:00 +0500 China launches first cargo spacecraft China has taken another step toward its goal of putting a space station into orbit around 2022, by sending its first cargo spacecraft Tianzhou-1 into space, according to Xinhua. Atop a Long March-7 Y2 carrier rocket, Tianzhou-1 rose into the air from the Wenchang http://azertag.az/en/xeber/China_launches_first_cargo_spacecraft-1053427 WORLD Fri, 21 Apr 2017 18:12:00 +0500 First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva chaired final meeting of 4th Islamic Solidarity Games Organizing Committee First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva has chaired the final meeting of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games Organizing Committee. Chairperson of the 4th Islamic Solidarity Games Organizing Committee Mehriban Aliyeva addressed the meeting http://azertag.az/en/xeber/First_Vice_President_Mehriban_Aliyeva_chaired_final_meeting_of_4th_Islamic_Solidarity_Games_Organizing_Committee-1053417 POLITICS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:54:00 +0500 BHOS to work with Atkins Company Representatives of the Embassy of the United Kingdom in Azerbaijan and British multinational company Atkins visited Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) and met with BHOS management. The meeting gathered Higher School’s Rector Elmar Gasimov, General http://azertag.az/en/xeber/BHOS_to_work_with_Atkins_Company-1053336 SCIENCE AND EDUCATION Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:06:00 +0500 Baku Metro to operate free for volunteers at Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games In connection with Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games, Baku Metro will operate free for volunteers. According to Spokesman Nasimi Pashayev, Baku Metro will work free for volunteers and persons who have official http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_Metro_to_operate_free_for_volunteers_at_Baku_2017_Islamic_Solidarity_Games-1053334 SPORTS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 16:01:00 +0500 Chairman of Caucasian Muslims Office visits Georgia A delegation led by Chairman of the Caucasian Muslims Office (CMO) Sheikhulislam Allahshukur Pashazade has embarked on a visit to Georgia. Pashazade will meet with Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II, President Giorgi Margvelashvili, prime minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Chairman_of_Caucasian_Muslims_Office_visits_Georgia-1053316 SOCIETY Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:08:00 +0500 Unidentified gunman opens fire in FSB office in Russia’s Khabarovsk An unidentified gunman opened fire in the receiving office of the local branch of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) in the Far Eastern city of Khabarovsk on Friday, the FSB Public Relations Center told TASS http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Unidentified_gunman_opens_fire_in_FSB_office_in_Russias_Khabarovsk-1053298 WORLD Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:27:00 +0500 Azerbaijan-German-Turkish Medical Congress gets underway in Baku Azerbaijan-German-Turkish Medical Congress for surgery, oncology, gastroenterology, radiology and gynecology has kicked off in Baku. The congress brings together nearly 15 professors and experts from Germany, Switzerland and http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_German_Turkish_Medical_Congress_gets_underway_in_Baku-1053297 SOCIETY Fri, 21 Apr 2017 14:26:00 +0500 Azerbaijani sambo wrestler wins bronze at European championship Young Azerbaijani sambo wrestler Abdulla Abdullayev (65kg) has claimed a bronze medal on the second day of the European championship in Prague, the Czech Republic. This is the third bronze medal grabbed by Azerbaijan at the championship http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_sambo_wrestler_wins_bronze_at_European_championship-1053287 SPORTS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:41:00 +0500 Azerbaijani basketball players to start their Baku 2017 campaign against Turkey The Azerbaijani national men’s 3x3 basketball team will begin Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games campaign against Turkey in Group A on May 18. Azerbaijan will also face Turkmenistan and Saudi Arabia http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_basketball_players_to_start_their_Baku_2017_campaign_against_Turkey-1053286 SPORTS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 13:40:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, Italy celebrate 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations Within his official visit to Italy, Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov, has visited one of the oldest and most prestigious think tank centre in Rome - Society for International Organization (SIOI) http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Italy_celebrate_25th_anniversary_of_diplomatic_relations-1053256 POLITICS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:33:00 +0500 Shamkir Chess 2017 opens Shamkir Chess 2017 tournament commemorating the late Azerbaijani international grandmaster Vugar Hashimov has opened in Shamkir, Azerbaijan. Addressing the opening ceremony, head of Shamkir District Executive Authority Alimpasha http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Shamkir_Chess_2017_opens-1053244 SPORTS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 12:08:00 +0500 Italy court revokes order that had halted work on TAP pipeline The Italian administrative court has halted work to remove olive trees standing in the path of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), which envisages transportation of Azerbaijani gas to Europe, Mariano Alterio, a lawyer involved in the case, stated http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Italy_court_revokes_order_that_had_halted_work_on_TAP_pipeline-1053220 ECONOMY Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:17:00 +0500 4th South Caucasus Security Forum: “Nagorno-Karabakh conflict threatens entire Europe” The 4th South Caucasus Security Forum is underway in Tbilisi, capital of Georgia. President of the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies (GFSIS) Yekaterina Metreveli opened the conference http://azertag.az/en/xeber/4th_South_Caucasus_Security_Forum_Nagorno_Karabakh_conflict_threatens_entire_Europe-1053204 POLITICS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:40:00 +0500 Azeri Light crude sells for $53.81 The price of oil changed in the world markets. On NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US light crude oil decreased $0.17 to stand at $50.27. Price of the Brent http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azeri_Light_crude_sells_for_5381-1053202 ECONOMY Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:39:00 +0500 President Ilham Aliyev received FIDE President VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received President of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) Kirsan Ilyumzhinov. Kirsan Ilyumzhinov hailed the excellent organization of Shamkir Chess 2017 super tournament http://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_received_FIDE_President_VIDEO-1053201 OFFICIAL NEWS Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:37:00 +0500 Azerbaijani judo fighters grab two bronze medals at European Championships Azerbaijani judo fighters have won two bronze medals on the first day of the European Championships in Warsaw, Poland. The medals came from Orkhan Safarov and Nijat Shikhalizade in the 60kg and 66kg weight categories respectively. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_judo_fighters_grab_two_bronze_medals_at_European_Championships-1053164 SPORTS Thu, 20 Apr 2017 22:05:00 +0500 Chairman of Caucasus Muslims Office to visit Georgia A delegation led by Chairman of the Caucasus Muslims Office Sheikhulislam Allahshukur Pashazade will pay a visit to Georgia. As part of the visit, Sheikhulislam Pashazade will meet with Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II, Georgian President Giorgi http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Chairman_of_Caucasus_Muslims_Office_to_visit_Georgia-1053161 SOCIETY Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:43:00 +0500 Young Azerbaijani sambo wrestlers win two medals on first day of European Championship Young Azerbaijani sambo wrestlers have grabbed two bronze medals on the first day of the European Championship in Prague, the Czech Republic. The medals came from Yashar Najafov (60kg) and Emin Huseynov (62kg). http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Young_Azerbaijani_sambo_wrestlers_win_two_medals_on_first_day_of_European_Championship-1053146 SPORTS Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:13:00 +0500 Trump, Erdogan to meet in May: Turkey FM Turkey's foreign minister says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and U.S. President Donald Trump will meet next month, according to Associated Press. Speaking at a news conference Wednesday, Mevlut Cavusoglu said the two leaders http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Trump_Erdogan_to_meet_in_May_Turkey_FM-1053143 WORLD Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:07:00 +0500 'Azerbaijan is keen to establish joint ventures with UAE' "Azerbaijan is interested in building close cooperation and establishing joint ventures in industrial, logistic and transportation areas with the United Arab Emirates," said Azerbaijani Deputy Economy Minister Sahil Babayev as he met with the top managers of Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry http://azertag.az/en/xeber/_039Azerbaijan_is_keen_to_establish_joint_ventures_with_UAE_039-1053131 ECONOMY Thu, 20 Apr 2017 20:09:00 +0500 Journey from the Caspian in Ganja The next stop of the journey from the Caspian of Baku2017 4th Islamic Solidarity Games was Ganja. The first event was held yesterday morning in Goygol on occasion of this remarkable day. Goygol is one of the most beautiful lakes in Azerbaijan. The lake is located at the foothills http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Journey_from_the_Caspian_in_Ganja-1053126 REGIONS Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:49:00 +0500 Presentation by SOCAR Polymer at BHOS A presentation entitled “Summer Internship 2017” was held by SOCAR Polymer company at Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS). The Higher School’s Rector Elmar Gasimov, General Manager of SOCAR Polymer LLC Farid Jafarov and other company representatives participated in the event http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Presentation_by_SOCAR_Polymer_at_BHOS-1053124 SCIENCE AND EDUCATION Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:44:00 +0500 Italian FM describes relations with Azerbaijan as strategic Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Angelino Alfano has described his country`s relations with Azerbaijan as strategic. At a meeting with Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov, Alfano characterized Azerbaijan as a critical and reliable http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Italian_FM_describes_relations_with_Azerbaijan_as_strategic-1053119 POLITICS Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:43:00 +0500 Azerbaijani footballers to kick off their Baku 2017 campaign against Cameron The Azerbaijan national under-23 football team will start their Baku 2017 Islamic Solidarity Games campaign against Cameroon on May 8. Azerbaijan will face Saudi Arabia on May 11 and Morocco on May 15. http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_footballers_to_kick_off_their_Baku_2017_campaign_against_Cameron-1053118 SPORTS Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:42:00 +0500 Azerbaijan, Algeria sign first MoU on legal and judicial co-operation Azerbaijan and Algeria have signed the first Memorandum of Understanding on the legal and judicial co-operation. The document was signed by Azerbaijani Justice Minister Fikrat Mammadov and his Algerian counterpart Tayeb Louh in Algiers. Speaking after the signing ceremony, Algerian minister Louh said that the signing http://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Algeria_sign_first_MoU_on_legal_and_judicial_co_operation-1053113 SOCIETY Thu, 20 Apr 2017 19:21:00 +0500