France's embarrassing failure at UN Security Council and Azerbaijan's yet another brilliant diplomatic success
Back in September 2022, hot on the heels of the events on the Armenian-Azerbaijani border, an item called “Letter of the Permanent Representative of Armenia to the UN” was included in the agenda of the UN Security Council (SC) meeting following a request from Yerevan ...
Charismatic leader having clear vision, plans and programs about his country’s future
It has been four years since Ilham Aliyev was reelected as the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. The successful political activities during this period have served the sustainable development and progress of the state of Azerbaijan like in previous years ...
UN Secretary-General warns of climate emergency, calling intergovernmental panel’s report ‘a file of shame’
“The jury has reached a verdict. And it is damning,” said UN Secretary-General António Guterres in his video message on the launch of the third Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, in New York. “This report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is a litany of broken climate promises ...
Climate crisis calls for enhanced international cooperation. Are we up for this challenge?
“Even those of us not particularly cognizant of the climate crisis could not help but be alarmed by what has been happening around us lately. While massive floods in Germany and Western Europe claimed the lives of hundreds, entire villages in China and India were being washed ...
Return of “Kharibulbul” and messages to world from Shusha
These are the days that have gone down in history. We have returned to the native land and embraced it after a long separation. This is a unique event. For a whole week now, Azerbaijan has been savoring the impressions of yet another great success story, which is a continuation of the Karabakh Victory ...
WHO: 2020 - the year we understood the true value of health
“The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the world and brought many countries to a standstill. The virus has swept through our nations, communities and lives, exploiting gaps in our emergency preparedness, weaknesses ...
Journalistic reflections: forty-four moments of a sunny autumn
The Patriotic War, which broke out on a fine autumn night, lasted 44 days – as if nature itself favored us as well, warming us with its soothing breath. There has never been such an autumn in my lifetime – one that understandably ...
Department of State`s Country Reports on Terrorism: Azerbaijan demonstrated adequate capacity to detect, deter, and prevent acts of terrorism in 2019
Country Reports on Terrorism 2019 released by the United States Department of State said the Azerbaijani law enforcement and security services had demonstrated adequate capacity to detect, deter, and prevent acts of terrorism in Azerbaijan’s territory last ...
Great challenge and leader’s rescue mission
For almost a hundred days now, the world has been waging war for dear life with an invisible enemy – coronavirus. Strict isolation measures are being taken. Borders are closed. Planes don’t fly. Trains don’t run. Classes in schools have been suspended ...
Postponing Olympics for one year can entail losses of $5.8 bln
Postponing the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo to next year due to the threat of the coronavirus pandemic will cause international financial losses of about $5.8 bkn, Kyodo agency reported referring to the forecast of professor of economics at ...
In first birthday address, Emperor Naruhito vows to work with public on Japan's social challenges
In his first birthday address since ascending the chrysanthemum throne, Emperor Naruhito pledged to stand by the people of Japan in responding to intensifying environmental and social challenges ranging from climate change to the novel coronavirus outbreak, according to Japan Times ...
The place to do business in the Caspian
The Caspian’s re-birth as one of the world’s great oil and gas industry hubs started from just one contract that was signed in 1994 when Azerbaijan had been an independent state for just three years. This year marks the 25th anniversary of that ...
Ilham Aliyev. Reformer President feeling the people’s pulse
Responsibility for the fate of Azerbaijan and its people fell on Ilham Aliyev in his young years. He was 42 years old when he was elected President. If you look at modern history of the world, you can hardly find a head of state at such a young age ...
Medinex - a business format in the world of health and longevity
The Azerbaijan International Medical Innovations Exhibition and Forum, MEDINEX and the Azerbaijan International Beauty Industry Exhibition, Beauty Azerbaijan wrapped up in Baku. The expositions brought together over 70 companies from 12 countries worldwide, including Germany ...
Succession in politics: 26 years that changed Azerbaijan’s fate and face
The picture 26 years ago: chaos and anarchy, a deep political and economic crisis, civil confrontation, instability and despair… The picture today: a properly working state and administration mechanism, dynamic social and economic growth ...
Contract of the Century – a project that turned Azerbaijan into part of global economy
Twenty-five years have passed since the signing of the Contract of the Century, which was written in the history of Azerbaijan in golden letters and played an important role in the fate of our people and state. The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) and 11 leading oil companies of the world signed ...
Baku Non-Aligned Movement Summit: a chance for a reboot
Azerbaijan will host the 18th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement on 25-26 October this year. The significance of this event for our country can hardly be overestimated taking into consideration its scale, political and economic potential of the ...
Grandiose triumphant annals of 15-year presidency
The 100th anniversary of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, the first democratic republic in the Muslim world, is widely celebrated in our country. Describing this event as one of the landmark and glorious pages in the history of our nation, President Ilham Aliyev said: “We are rightfully proud of the fact that the Azerbaijani people founded ...
Caspian Oil & Gas Exhibition and Conference marks 25th anniversary
The International Caspian Oil & Gas Exhibition and Conference, the largest energy event in the Caspian region, marks its 25th anniversary this year. Let's look back and remind ourselves where it all began and what achievements have been made so far ...