PRIME MINISTER OF KAZAKHSTAN RESIGNS

09.01.2007 [11:54]
On January 8, President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has accepted resignation of the Prime Minister of country Danial Ahmedov, press service of the government of Kazakhstan said. He has submitted ...

IRAN HALTS GAS SUPPLY TO TURKEY

04.01.2007 [12:39]
Iran halted yesterday gas deliveries to Turkey, saying it cannot meet the domestic demand.
Iran’s Oil Minister Kazem Vaziri-Hamaneh said the move was necessary because Tehran is unable to meet ...

TURKEY AND AZERBAIJAN TO SIGN SHAH DENIZ GAS PRODUCTION SHARING AGREEMENT

27.12.2006 [19:33]
'Azerigas' of Azerbaijan and 'Botash' of Turkey are scheduled to sign Shah Deniz gas production sharing agreement (PSA), in Istanbul, next week, the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources ...

US TROOPS DETAIN TWO IRANIAN OFFICIALS IN BAGHDAD

26.12.2006 [15:21]
The US forces have held two Iranian officials in Baghdad, a spokesman for Iraqi President, Jalal Talabani, said.
Hiwa Osman said the two came in Iraq at the invitation by ...

EUROPE'S FIRST 7-STAR HOTEL OPENED IN MILAN

22.12.2006 [18:00]
Europe's first seven-star hotel was opened in Milan, as developers and designers scramble to feed a booming super-luxury market. Town House Galleria in glitzy Galleria Vittoria Emanuele, an elegant shopping ...

FOSSIL OF TWO-HEADED REPTILE FOUND IN CHINA

21.12.2006 [19:18]
The scientists found the fossil of the two-headed reptile in the northeast China. Scientists believe the fossil is of a reptile that roamed the earth 145 million years ago. ...

PRESIDENT OF GEORGIA LEFT FOR TURKEY

20.12.2006 [19:14]
President of Georgia Mikhail Saakashvili began his official visit to Turkey with visiting December 19 the mausoleum of the founder of Turkish Republic Mustafa Kemal Ataturk.
Later, the President of ...

SPANISH FM HEADS TO MOSCOW

18.12.2006 [15:50]
Spanish Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos is heading to the Russian capital, Moscow, for discussions over the so-called “frozen conflicts” in the Commonwealth of Independent States, in particular in Azerbaijan, ...

OIL EXPORT VIA BTC REACH 47 MILLION

14.12.2006 [21:04]
47 million barrels of oil were dispatched from the Heydar Aliyev Ceyhan terminal. With taxes, Turkey earned $200 million from these operations, according to Turkey’s BOTAS oil company.
Representative of ...

FIRST MUSLIM CUISINE FESTIVAL TO BE HELD

27.11.2006 [17:13]
The first-ever festival of Muslim cuisine will take place on the Iranian island Kish in late December.
The festival is expected to bring together about 57 Muslim countries from across ...

UZBEKISTAN REJOINS CSTO

24.11.2006 [12:06]
Uzbek Parliament’s lower house has passed a bill enabling the country to rejoin the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO).
Initially, the CSTO was the CIS Collective Security Treaty (CST) signed ...

INTERFOOD GEORGIA 2006 EXHIBITION OPENS

17.11.2006 [17:02]
The 3rd Georgian International Food Industry Exhibition opened November 16 in the capital Tbilisi.
The exhibition gathered 29 local and foreign companies.
Azerbaijani company Azersun Holding’s representative Jeyhun Jafarov said ...

GLOBAL WARMING COULD CAUSE BIRD EXTINCTIONS

15.11.2006 [18:05]
Unchecked climate change could force up to 72 per cent of bird species in some areas into extinction but the world still has a chance to limit the losses, conservation ...

JUSTICE MINISTER OF AZERBAIJAN ELECTED VICE-PRESIDENT OF INTERNATIONAL ANTI-CORRUPTION ORGANIZATION

31.10.2006 [11:31]
With a view of coordination of efforts of the world structures fighting corruption and unite their efforts in this direction, in associate with the People’s Republic of China, the United ...

POPE BENEDICT XVI TO VISIT TURKEY IN NOVEMBER

28.10.2006 [12:32]
Pope Benedict XVI will travel to Turkey on November 28, press service of Turkey’s Embassy to Azerbaijan said.
This will be his first visit to a predominantly Muslim country.
Pope ...

CONSTRUCTION OF TURKEY-GREECE GAS PIPELINE TO FINISH BY END OF YEAR

27.10.2006 [18:18]
Construction of gas pipeline from Turkey to Greece is scheduled to finish by the end of the current year, according to Turkey’s company Botas.
On completion of the construction of ...

ITALY TOPS HIGHEST LIFETIME IN WORLD

25.10.2006 [19:03]
Italy takes the highest lifetime in the world, Italian Statistical Institute said. Average life among the Italian men is 77,2 years old, while women - 82,8. Beginning from 1974 to ...

UZBEKISTAN PLANE CRASH KILLS 15

20.10.2006 [15:19]
At least 15 people, most of them soldiers, have been killed October 19 at 07.30 when an aircraft AH-2 crashed in Urtacircik aerodrome of Tashkent region, which belonged to the ...

TURKEY BACKS AZERBAIJAN’S CANDIDACY FOR HOSTING OF 16TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF EUROPEAN FAIR PLAY MOVEMENT

10.10.2006 [20:13]
Turkey has supported Azerbaijan’s candidacy for hosting of the 16th General Assembly of the European Fair Play Movement (EFPM) in 2008, Erdogan Aripinar, a Secretary of the Turkish National Olympic ...