TWO TANKERS COLLIDED IN THE SEA

01.07.2004 [21:25]
One of two large-capacity tankers sank on June 29 in the port of Hamburg because of the bad damage caused by the collision, AzerTAj correspondent reported.

The tanker contained the 960 ...

GEORGIAN PRESIDENT TO VISIT MOSCOW

01.07.2004 [17:53]
President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili is planning to visit Moscow on July 2-4, AzerTAj correspondent reports. According to the preliminary announcement, the parties will discuss issues bilateral cooperation, the progress ...

CIS CREATE EFFICIENT SYSTEM TO FIGHT INTERNATIONAL TERRORISM

01.07.2004 [13:50]
CIS special services have created an efficient system to coordinate cooperation in the fight against international terrorism, head of the CIS Anti-Terrorist Centre Boris Mylnikov said.
Summing up the results ...

SEMINAR ON TASKS OF MUNICIPALITIES HELD

30.06.2004 [15:17]
An one-day seminar on the topic “State program of socio-economic development of regions of Azerbaijan Republic” and tasks of municipalities” was held in the training-legal center of Ministry of Justice, ...

EX-GOVERNOR’S UNCLE COMMITS SUICIDE

29.06.2004 [18:13]
Tamaz Paichadze, 52, uncle of ex-Governor of Kvemo Kartli-Borchali Levan Mamaladze committed suicide at his garage. The bullet fired from pistols touched his brains, police said.
Relatives associate the tragedy ...

ISTANBUL POLICE IDENTIFIES TERRORIST

28.06.2004 [16:37]
The name of terrorist who killed himself, then, 3 people, and wounded over 20 citizens has been identified, governor of Istanbul Muammar Guler told journalists.
The terrorist turned out to ...

PARLIAMENT OF POLAND VOTED FOR MAREK BELKA

25.06.2004 [21:28]
Seym of Poland has approved the candidature of Marek Belka as chairman of the Council of Ministers and staff of the Cabinet presented by him.
During the re-voting conducted June ...

EXPLOSIONS IN ANKARA AND ISTANBUL

25.06.2004 [18:02]
3 policemen were injured as a result of explosion near “Hilton” hotel, in Ankara, in which US President George W. Bush is going to stay during his forthcoming visit Turkey ...

NAPOLEON’S SOLDIERS BURIED 200 YEARS LATER

22.06.2004 [10:38]
The rare funerals ceremony was held in Erfurt, Germany. The remains of 120 soldiers of Napoleon’s army were buried 200 years later in the cemetery of honors.
Archeologists discovered the ...

ARMENIANS EYE SOUTHERN OSETIA

19.06.2004 [15:44]
The Armenian society “Ararat” has been established in the center of Southern Ossetia region of Georgia – Tskhenvali, AzerTAj correspondent reported. According to leader of the society Stepan Yaralov, their ...

SCO TASHKENT SUMMIT ENDS

19.06.2004 [15:44]
The summit of council of the Heads of States of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) has ended in Tashkent. The summit was attended by delegations of Uzbekistan, Russia, People’s Republic ...

AJARIA GEARS FOR ELECTIONS

18.06.2004 [22:15]
The elections to the Supreme Council of Ajaria will take place June 20. The Central Election Commission of Georgia tries to use all the possibilities for democratic and fair conducting ...

FORUM “EURASIA IN XXI CENTURY: DIALOGUE OF CULTURES & CONFLICT OF CIVILIZATIONS” HELD

14.06.2004 [18:20]
The International forum “Eurasia in XXI Century: Dialogue of Cultures and Conflict of Civilizations” under aegis of UNESCO was held in Cholpon-Ata /Kirgizistan/, AzerTAj correspondent reports. Representatives of CIS countries, ...

FRANCE AND CHINA SEEK FURTHER EXPANSION OF MUTUAL TRADE

12.06.2004 [20:35]
Paris and Beijing are destined to further expand trade contacts, said deputy Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of China. Mr. Zen Pejan, who concluded a contract worth $2 billion ...

CHANCELLOR OF GERMANY ON TRANSPARENCY OF OIL MARKET

12.06.2004 [14:13]
In the course of “G-8” Summit, Chancellor of Germany Gerhard Schroeder discussed with the President of the United States George W. Bush the situation in oil market. He said to ...

FIRST SITTING OF AZERBAIJAN-GEORGIA INTER-PARLIAMENTARY COMMISSION FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATION HELD

12.06.2004 [14:12]
The first sitting of Azerbaijan-Georgia inter-parliamentary commission for economic cooperation was held in Tbilisi, on June 11, AzerTAj correspondent reports.
Addressing the participants, Prime Minister of Georgia Zurab Zhvania emphasized ...

57TH MEETING OF WORLD JOURNALISTS HELD IN ISTANBUL

12.06.2004 [14:11]
The regular, 57th Congress of World Association of Newspapers /WAN/ was held in Istanbul.
The organization created in Paris, in 1948, amalgamates 72 newspaper associations, over 18.000 newspapers, 12 news ...

EURASIAN SPACE DEVELOPMENT CONCEPT ADOPTED

12.06.2004 [11:45]
According to information received by AzerTAj, The participants of the forum "Eurasia in the 21st century: cultures dialog or civilizations conflict", held on the shores of the Issyk Kul high-mountain ...

UZBEKISTAN TO PRESENT REWARDS WINNERS OF OLYMPIAD

09.06.2004 [17:13]
Cabinet of Ministers of Uzbekistan adopted decision “On participation of Uzbek sportsmen in XXVIII Summer Olympic games in Athens 2004”, AzerTAj correspondent reports.
State Committee for Sports and National Olympic ...