FRENCH JOURNALIST RELEASED

15.04.2004 [20:15]
According to representative of France to Iraq Franc Jele, French journalist Alexander Iordanov taken hostage by sunnits, on the south of Bagdag, April 11 was released on April 14 before ...

ONE ITALIAN HOSTAGE KILLED IN IRAQ

15.04.2004 [17:51]
One of the four Italians taken hostage in Iraq has been killed, Qatar's Al-Jazeera television said on Thursday.
The television has a videotape showing militants of the earlier-unknown group ...

UN”S DISSATISFACTIONS ON BELARUS AND TURKMENISTAN

14.04.2004 [19:15]
The UN Commission on Human Rights received drafts resolution, condemning human rights abuses in Belarus, Turkmenistan, and Chechnya, AzerTAj reports in reference to the UN information centre.
EU delegations co-authored ...

PRIME MINISTER & SECRETARY OF NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL OF GEORGIA ARRIVED IN BATUMI

14.04.2004 [16:13]
Prime Minister of Georgia Zurab Zhvaniya and Secretary of National Security Council Vano Merabishvili arrived in Batumi, April 13, to discuss issues of division of powers between the head of ...

KAZAKHSTAN NOT TO PULL OUT ITS TROOPS FROM IRAQ

12.04.2004 [22:12]
Minister of Defense of Kazakhstan Mukhtar Altinbayev stated that the term of service of Kazakh militaries in Iraq expires in summer, and that they would not be sent there any ...

KAZAKHSTAN FIELD KASHAGAN OWNS 5 BLN TONS OIL RESERVES

12.04.2004 [17:02]
Kazakhstan plans to produce over 56 mln tons of oil in Kashagan field of the Caspian shelf, in 2015, Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Vladimir Shkolnik stated at the ...

EARTHQUAKE HITS TURKISH PROVINCE

12.04.2004 [17:02]
According to the seismological center Kandilli, Richter 3,4-3,4-earthquake magnitude hit the Turkish province Van at 8.00 a.m. local time with epicenter in Murady region, AzerTAj correspondent reports.
No casualties ...

ON THE OCCASION OF EASTER

12.04.2004 [17:01]
On the occasion of Easter, thousands of people held peaceful meetings to put an end the wars, conflicts, as well as military operations in Iraq, AzerTAj correspondent reports.
Crowded meeting ...

PROTEST MARCH ARMENIAN OPPOSITION

12.04.2004 [14:38]
Armenia’s radical opposition held a rally and a march to the presidential palace demanding the resignation of incumbent Armenian President Robert Kocharyan. Having failed to gather huge crowds at the ...

TERRORISTS INTEND TO BUILT “CALIPHATE” IN UZBEKISTAN

12.04.2004 [14:05]
Prosecutor General of Uzbekistan Rashidjan Gadirov held briefing related to terrorist acts in Tashkent and Bukhara, late March, as well as Tashkent oblast on neutralization and arrest of terrorists.
...

“KAZAKHSTAN HAVA YOLLARI” BANKRUPTED

12.04.2004 [12:00]
Credit debts of the Company exceed $ 60 mln, AzerTAj correspondent reports. Representative of the structure noted that Air Company “Air Astana” opened three years ago, by means of tender, ...

TWO TURKISH FRIGATES ARRIVE IN POTI FOR NAVAL EXERCISE

10.04.2004 [17:58]
Two Turkish frigates, the Beikos and the Barten, have arrived at the Georgian port of Poti to take part in a joint naval exercise, AzerTAj reports.
A source at ...

MINE ACCIDENT IN THE KEMEROVO REGION OF RUSSIA

10.04.2004 [17:58]
Rescuers are continuing the work in the Taizhina mine in Osinniki, Kemerovo region (Siberia), where today's accident claimed eight lives, according to the latest reports of AzerTaj correspondent.
Spokesman ...

ANNIVERSARY OF 9 APRIL TRAGEDY TO BE MARKED IN TBILISI

08.04.2004 [21:01]
On the eve of the 15th anniversary of tragedy took place in Tbilisi on April 9, 1989, heads of city municipalities of Tbilisi and Saint Petersburg decided to erect a ...

WORKSHOP ON CIS LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITIES INFORMATIONAL PROVISION

08.04.2004 [19:33]
The experience of using modern technologies to create systems of informational and analytical provision of the activities of state legislative authorities in nine Commonwealth countries was reviewed at a workshop ...

IREX REALIZES EXCHANGE PROGRAMS IN AZERBAIJAN

08.04.2004 [12:18]
IREX office in Baku has began realizing the Freedom Support Act Undergraduate program for first, second and third year students of Azerbaijan Universities giving them a chance to pursue their ...

KAZAKHSTAN SET TO BECOME WORLD’S LEADING URANIUM EXPORTER

08.04.2004 [12:18]
AzerTAj Astana-based correspondent reports that Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Vladimir Shkolnik stated in his address to parliament that Kazakhstan is going to increase the uranium output up to ...

PRESIDENT OF GEORGIA LEFT FOR BRUSSELS

06.04.2004 [22:26]
President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili left for a 2-day working visit to Brussels, on April 6, AzerTAj correspondent reports.
In the first day of his visit, he will appear ...

AMUDARIA RIVER TO RUN AGAIN INTO THE CASPIAN

05.04.2004 [22:30]
The region’s biggest Disneyland “World of Turkmen tales” will soon be launched in the southern part of Turkmen capital Ashkhabad, AzerTAj correspondent reports. The project will include construction of mini ...