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Azerbaijan sends helicopter to Georgia to help tackle forest fires

21.08.2017 [17:44]
Under the order of the Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, the Ministry of Emergency Situations has sent a helicopter to Georgia to help extinguish forest fires in Borjomi-Kharagauli Reserve, the ministry's press service has told AZERTAC ...

Government of Georgia welcomes establishing of Caspian Energy Georgia

21.08.2017 [17:41]
The meeting between the representatives of the Administration of the Government of Georgia, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Azerbaijan to Georgia and the delegation of the Caspian European Club and Caspian Energy ...

Azerbaijani judo fighter wins gold medal at 29th Summer Univerisada

21.08.2017 [17:40]
Azerbaijani judo fighter Zelim Kotsoyev has become the winner of the 29th World Summer Universiade in Taipei City, Taiwan. He secured the gold medal in the men’s 100kg weight class. ...

Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters to compete at 29th Summer Universiade

21.08.2017 [16:24]
Azerbaijani taekwondo fighters will compete at the 29th World Summer Universiade in Taipei City, Taiwan. Azerbaijan’s hopes will be pinned on 12 fighters ...

Spanish referees to control Kobenhavn vs Qarabag match

21.08.2017 [16:23]
Spanish referee Alberto Undiano Mallenco will be in charge of the Danish Kobenhavn vs Azerbaijani FC Qarabag return match in the UEFA Champions League play-off round. Mallenco will be assisted by Roberto Alonso and Raul Cabanero, while Diego Barbero Sevilla will be fourth referee ...

Azerbaijani gymnasts win silver at FIG World Cup

21.08.2017 [14:35]
Azerbaijani gymnasts Veronika Zemlyanaya and Svetlana Makshtarova have claimed silver at the 2017 FIG Rhythmic Gymnastics World Cup held in Minsk, Belarus. They secured the medal in the women's synchronized trampoline ...

Azerbaijani fighters to compete at World Cadet Taekwondo Championships

21.08.2017 [13:59]
Azerbaijani fighters will contest medals at the 2017 World Cadet Taekwondo Championships to be held in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, from August 24 to 29. Azerbaijan’s squad includes nine ...

President Ilham Aliyev received delegation of Nizami Ganjavi International Center VIDEO

21.08.2017 [13:33]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received a delegation of the Nizami Ganjavi International Center led by co-chair of the Center Ismail Serageldin and including former President of Latvia Valdis Zatlers, former presidents of the Republic of Bulgaria Rosen Plevneliyev and Petar Stoyanov, former President ...

Former Latvian President: Global Young Leaders Forum is a great idea

21.08.2017 [13:01]
"Today, Baku has brought together a number of young people with different ideas and cultures from various countries across the world. The Global Young Leaders Forum is a great idea," said former President of Latvia Valdis Zatlers in his interview with AZERTAC. ...

US destroyer collides with oil tanker off Singapore

21.08.2017 [12:59]
A US destroyer collided with a merchant vessel near Singapore on Monday, leaving 10 sailors missing, according to a US Navy statement, Anadolu Agency reports. The guided-missile destroyer, USS John S. McCain, was involved in a collision with the ...

Global Young Leaders Forum kicks off in Baku VIDEO

21.08.2017 [12:20]
The Global Youth Leaders Forum has kicked off in Baku. The forum is organized by Azerbaijan State Committee for Work with the Diaspora and the Nizami Ganjavi International Center. Co-chair of Nizami Ganjavi International Center, Director of the Library of Alexandria ...

Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 119 times

21.08.2017 [11:07]
Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry has said the Armenian armed forces continue to violate the ceasefire regime. "The Azerbaijani armed forces came under fire 119 times throughout the day," the ministry said in a statement. "The Azerbaijani army`s positions came under fire from Armenian ...

Tourist plane crash in Switzerland kills three

20.08.2017 [23:54]
A small tourist plane crashed in Switzerland on Sunday, killing all the three people on board, police said, Xinhua reports. Local police confirmed that the accident occurred on Sunday afternoon at the Sanetsch Pass in southwestern Swiss canton of ...

Azerbaijani Ramil Guliyev wins Men's 200m Birmingham Diamond League

20.08.2017 [23:47]
Azerbaijani sprinter Ramil Guliyev, who represents Turkey, has won Men's 200m Birmingham Diamond League 2017. He secured the gold medal after timing 20.17 seconds. ...

At least 700 killed in South Asia floods

20.08.2017 [23:31]
The confirmed death toll passed 700 and more than a million were driven from their homes as large swathes of South Asia reeled under monsoon floods on Sunday (Aug 20), officials said, according to ...

President Ilham Aliyev attended inauguration of Logistics Center of Shamkir Agropark VIDEO

20.08.2017 [18:43]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the opening of the Logistics Center of Shamkir Agropark. The foundation stone of Shamkir Agropark was laid by President Ilham Aliyev in 2014 ...

Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 127 times

20.08.2017 [17:58]
Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry has said the Armenian armed forces continue to violate the ceasefire regime. "The Azerbaijani armed forces came under fire 127 times throughout the day," the ministry said in a statement ...

President Ilham Aliyev opened Shamkir branch of “Azerkhalcha” OJSC VIDEO

20.08.2017 [16:43]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the inauguration of the Shamkir branch of “Azerkhalcha” Open Joint Stock Company. The head of state cut the ribbon symbolizing the official opening of the branch. ...

President, Supreme Commander Ilham Aliyev viewed Mobile Field Surgical Hospital of Defense Ministry VIDEO

20.08.2017 [16:40]
As part of his visit to Shamkir district, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander Ilham Aliyev has visited the Mobile Field Surgical Hospital of the Ministry of Defense ...