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U.S. Independence Day marked in Baku

U.S. Independence Day marked in Baku

02.07.2016 [11:02]
Embassy of the United States to Azerbaijan gave an official reception on the occasion of the United States Independence Day. Addressing the participants, U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan Robert Cekuta informed about the history of his country's independence. He recalled that, the Declaration ...
Azerbaijani GM learns rival for eight round of Milan Vidmar Memorial

Azerbaijani GM learns rival for eight round of Milan Vidmar Memorial

01.07.2016 [22:04]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Arkadij Naiditsch has learned his rival for the 8th round of the 20th Milan Vidmar Memorial in Slovenia. Naiditsch will take on Slovenian Alexander Beliavsky. The Azerbaijani GM has 4,5 points, and is a point behind Ukrainian Andrei Volokitin. ...
Azerbaijani grandmaster competing in World Open in U.S.

Azerbaijani grandmaster competing in World Open in U.S.

01.07.2016 [21:48]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Vasif Durarbeyli is competing at the 44th Annual World Open in Philadelphia, the U.S. The tournament brings together 213 chess players, including 33 GMs ...
BP announces final investment decision to expand Indonesia’s Tangguh LNG facility

BP announces final investment decision to expand Indonesia’s Tangguh LNG facility

01.07.2016 [21:45]
BP, on behalf of Tangguh Production Sharing Contract Partners, today announced that the Final Investment Decision (FID) has been approved for the development of the Tangguh Expansion Project in the Papua Barat Province of Indonesia, according to BP ...
Defense Ministry: “Delegation of British Army pays visit to Azerbaijan”

Defense Ministry: “Delegation of British Army pays visit to Azerbaijan”

01.07.2016 [21:41]
“According to the plan of bilateral cooperation between the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Armed Forces of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the delegation led by the commander of 160th Brigade, Brigadier General Martin Gumbel pays a working visit to our country,” the Defense Ministry said ...
Schneider Electric holds workshop at Baku Higher Oil School

Schneider Electric holds workshop at Baku Higher Oil School

01.07.2016 [21:30]
On June 28, Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) and Schneider Electric started a three day workshop on Contemporary Standards of Process Safety for SOCAR management, engineers and technical employees. During the three separate workshop sessions ...
Vettel could get gearbox change penalty in Austria

Vettel could get gearbox change penalty in Austria

01.07.2016 [21:29]
Sebastian Vettel could get a five-place grid penalty at the Austrian Grand Prix, with Ferrari worried that it may need to change his gearbox, according to motorsport.com. The German is still seeking his first victory of the season as Ferrari bids to get on top ...
Silk Way Travel offers affordable holiday in Turkey - from $149

Silk Way Travel offers affordable holiday in Turkey - from $149

01.07.2016 [20:48]
Silk Way Travel offers super-favorable tour packages to the Turkish cities of Istanbul and Antalya. Within the campaign one can buy tour packages to Istanbul for a period of 3 days/2 nights at the following prices ...
Five Azerbaijani grandmasters among FIDE’s TOP-100

Five Azerbaijani grandmasters among FIDE’s TOP-100

01.07.2016 [20:43]
Five Azerbaijani grandmasters are among the best 100 chess players as the FIDE announced updated ranking list on July 1. GMs Shahriyar Mammadyarov climbed to 12th place with 2764 points, while Teymur Rajabov ranks 35th with 2722 points ...
Azerbaijani karate fighters claim 11 medals at European Championship

Azerbaijani karate fighters claim 11 medals at European Championship

01.07.2016 [19:45]
Azerbaijani fighters have won a clutch of 11 medals at the European Goju-Ryu Karate Championships in Batumi, Georgia. Huseyn Isayev (21kg), Ilkin Asgarov (32kg), Choshgun Mirishli (40kg), Mikhail Gitlin (69kg), Emin Asgarzade (63kg), Razi Isayev ...
Azerbaijan, Ukraine discuss prospects for expansion of relations

Azerbaijan, Ukraine discuss prospects for expansion of relations

01.07.2016 [19:44]
Azerbaijan and Ukraine have explored ways of further expanding relations as Azerbaijani Prime Minister Artur Rasizade met with Ukrainian Deputy Premier, minister of regional development, construction, and communal living, co-chair of the joint ...
Cameroonian Minister informed of consequences of Armenia's aggression against Azerbaijan

Cameroonian Minister informed of consequences of Armenia's aggression against Azerbaijan

01.07.2016 [19:38]
Azerbaijani MP Ganira Pashayeva has met with Minister of the Advancement of Women and Family of Cameroon Marie Therese Abena Ondoa nee Obama to inform her about the Azerbaijani realities, particularly Armenia`s military aggression. Pashayeva said ...
Azerbaijani MPs attends 25th session of OSCE PA in Tbilisi

Azerbaijani MPs attends 25th session of OSCE PA in Tbilisi

01.07.2016 [19:32]
Deputy speaker of the Milli Majlis Bahar Muradova is leading an Azerbaijani delegation of MPs, including Azay Guliyev, Ulviyye Aghayeva, Kamran Nabizade, Elshad Hasanov and Tahir Mirkishili, at the 25th session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly in Tbilisi, Georgia. . ...
Chinese expert proposes expanding oil and gas cooperation between Silk Road countries

Chinese expert proposes expanding oil and gas cooperation between Silk Road countries

01.07.2016 [19:29]
Deputy director of Chinese Petroleum Feasibility Institute Jiang Xuefeng has proposed expanding oil and gas cooperation between Silk Road countries. “Cooperation between the countries along the Belt and Road serve as inspiration for further collaborative projects under the ...

Azerbaijani swimmers grab 5 medals in Latvia 

01.07.2016 [18:25]
Azerbaijani swimmers have claimed five medals, including four golds at the 92nd Open Latvian Championships. The gold medals came from Fatima Alkeremova in the women's 800 metres freestyle event, and Maksim Shemberev in the men`s 400 metres mixed medley relays ...
Azerbaijani FM addresses letter to German counterpart

Azerbaijani FM addresses letter to German counterpart

01.07.2016 [18:17]
Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov addressed a letter to German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Frank-Walter Steinmeier on the cultural relations between the two countries and 200th anniversary of the German settlements in Azerbaijan ...
Normalization of Russian-Turkish relations “will not negatively impact” on trade between Azerbaijan and Russia

Normalization of Russian-Turkish relations “will not negatively impact” on trade between Azerbaijan and Russia

01.07.2016 [17:33]
Normalization of the Russian-Turkish relations will not negatively impact on trade between Azerbaijan and Russia, Azerbaijan`s deputy minister of economy Sahib Mammadov told journalists. The deputy minister hailed relations and trade between Azerbaijan and Russia ...
Azerbaijani journalists prevent Armenian provocation during OSCE PA session

Azerbaijani journalists prevent Armenian provocation during OSCE PA session

01.07.2016 [17:32]
Azerbaijani journalists prevented the Armenian provocation during the 25th session of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly`s meeting held in Tbilisi. AZERTAC`s and Azerbaijani Television`s special correspondents found out books with distorted materials about Karabakh and the April ...
UNWTO Secretary-General hails Azerbaijan’s activity in the organization

UNWTO Secretary-General hails Azerbaijan’s activity in the organization

01.07.2016 [17:26]
Secretary-General of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Taleb Rifai has praised Azerbaijan`s activity in the organization as he met with the country`s Ambassador to Spain Anar Maharramov. He applauded Azerbaijan-UNWTO cooperation as ...