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Norwegian bank trials 'halal loan' based on Islamic principles

Norwegian bank trials 'halal loan' based on Islamic principles

21.01.2017 [11:40]
A Norwegian bank has proposed a “halal” loan scheme based on Islamic principles which forbid charging interest, according to Independent. Storebrand, which operates in Norway and Sweden, launched a website calling for feedback on an idea to launch new interest- ...
Armenian armed units violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 39 times throughout the day

Armenian armed units violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 39 times throughout the day

21.01.2017 [11:18]
The Armenian armed units shattered ceasefire with Azerbaijan a total of 39 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said ...
Oil prices rise on world markets

Oil prices rise on world markets

21.01.2017 [10:33]
Oil prices continue rose on the world markets. On NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US light crude oil increased $1.05 to stand at $52.42. Price of the Brent ...
Donald Trump takes office as 45th US President

Donald Trump takes office as 45th US President

20.01.2017 [22:56]
Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States at a solemn ceremony in Washington DC on Friday, acording to TASS. Trump raised his right hand and put his left on Abraham Lincoln’s Bible and repeated a 35-word oath of office from the US Constitution ...
Argentine portal: Black January is the turning point in Azerbaijan`s independence history

Argentine portal: Black January is the turning point in Azerbaijan`s independence history

20.01.2017 [16:28]
Argentina-based Equilibrium Global portal has published an article on the Black January events that happened in Baku in 1990 when the Soviet army stormed the Azerbaijani capital to murder and wound hundreds of innocent people ...
Professor Akkan Suver: January 20, 1990 has become an anniversary that marks a drama not only for Azerbaijan, but for the whole of humanity

Professor Akkan Suver: January 20, 1990 has become an anniversary that marks a drama not only for Azerbaijan, but for the whole of humanity

20.01.2017 [15:29]
The Turkish media have published an article by Akkan Suver, president of the Marmara Group Foundation, who writes about the incidents that occurred in Azerbaijan in January of 1990 when the Soviet army murdered and wounded hundreds of innocent people in capital Baku ...
Italian journalist writes about Azerbaijan`s Black January tragedy

Italian journalist writes about Azerbaijan`s Black January tragedy

20.01.2017 [15:17]
Italian Dazebaonews portal has published an article headlined “Azerbaijan pays tribute to 20 January victims” by journalist Romolo Martelloni. The Italian journalist says that on January 20, 1990, Azerbaijan's capital city of Baku was invaded by 30,000 Soviet troops, which ...
Next meeting of special working group on Caspian legal status to be held in Baku late January

Next meeting of special working group on Caspian legal status to be held in Baku late January

20.01.2017 [13:54]
The next meeting of the special working group for drafting a convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea will take place in Baku late this month. Azerbaijan`s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalaf Khalafov said the meeting ...
Vietnamese President hails his country`s relations with Azerbaijan

Vietnamese President hails his country`s relations with Azerbaijan

20.01.2017 [13:50]
Vietnamese President Trần Đại Quang has hailed his country`s relationship with Azerbaijan as he met with a delegation led by Energy Minister, co-chair of Azerbaijan-Vietnam Intergovernmental Commission Natig Aliyev. He noted the role of national leader Heydar Aliyev and former Vietnamese ...
“Energy from past to future: Azerbaijan through the lens” photo exhibition opens at UN Geneva Office

“Energy from past to future: Azerbaijan through the lens” photo exhibition opens at UN Geneva Office

20.01.2017 [12:24]
“Energy from past to future: Azerbaijan through the lens” photo exhibition has been launched at the United Nations Office at Geneva. The exhibition was organized by the Permanent Mission of Azerbaijan to the United Nations Office and other International ...
Azerbaijan observes moment of silence for Black January victims <span style="color:#ff0000">VIDEO</span>

Azerbaijan observes moment of silence for Black January victims VIDEO

20.01.2017 [12:01]
A state-wide moment of silence was observed for the Black January victims today at 12:00 (local time) across Azerbaijan. Ships, cars, and trains sounded sirens throughout the country to remember victims of the January 20, 1990 tragedy. In accordance with a relevant plan of action, commemorative events have ...
The American Spectator: Trump can make American-Azerbaijani ties great again

The American Spectator: Trump can make American-Azerbaijani ties great again

20.01.2017 [11:50]
The American Spectator newspaper has published an article headlined “Trump can make American-Azerbaijani ties great again” by Jacob Kamaras, former editor in chief of the Jewish News Service. The article says that while the Obama administration has ...
Armenian armed units violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 42 times throughout the day

Armenian armed units violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 42 times throughout the day

20.01.2017 [11:47]
The Armenian armed units shattered ceasefire with Azerbaijan a total of 42 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in Goyarkh, Chilaburt villages in Tartar district, Marzili, Javahirli, Khojavand villages in Aghdam district ...
Azerbaijani heroes remembered in Los Angeles

Azerbaijani heroes remembered in Los Angeles

20.01.2017 [11:38]
Azerbaijan’s Consulate General in Los Angeles has hosted an event titled “Stories of Heroism: Serving Your Nation with Courage & Honor”, in cooperation with the Azerbaijani community in California. Opening the event, Azerbaijan’s Consul General Nasimi Aghayev informed ...
President Ilham Aliyev paid tribute to 20 January martyrs

President Ilham Aliyev paid tribute to 20 January martyrs

20.01.2017 [10:24]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has paid tribute to the victims of the bloody January tragedy on the National Mourning Day. Twenty-seven years have passed since bloody January. 20 January 1990 went down in the history of modern Azerbaijan ...
Death toll from Mali attack has risen to 77 - French army spokesman

Death toll from Mali attack has risen to 77 - French army spokesman

19.01.2017 [21:54]
The latest death toll from this week's bomb attack on a military camp in northern Mali stands at 77, a French army spokesman said on Thursday, up from an earlier toll of more than 60 deaths, according to Reuters. ...
Women’s EuroVolley match programme published

Women’s EuroVolley match programme published

19.01.2017 [21:16]
The teams of the two host countries, Azerbaijan and Georgia, will open the programme of the 2017 women’s EuroVolley on September 22 when they take on Hungary and Italy before a partisan home crowd in Baku and Tbilisi, respectively. The competition – which coincides with the most high-profile Volleyball ...
Georgian PM and BP CEO discuss prospects of Shah Deniz project

Georgian PM and BP CEO discuss prospects of Shah Deniz project

19.01.2017 [20:14]
Prime Minister of Georgia Giorgi Kvirikashvili and Chief Executive Officer of BP Robert Dudley have discussed the prospects of the Shah Deniz Project, as they met in Davos. During the meeting, the importance of South Caucasus Pipeline expansion ...
Gazprom to invest $704 million for Turkish Stream in 2017

Gazprom to invest $704 million for Turkish Stream in 2017

19.01.2017 [19:33]
Russia's Gazprom's investments for the Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline project in 2017 is projected at 42 billion rubles ($704 million), the company said on Thursday. The company also said that it would invest 159 billion rubles in 2017 for the Power of ...