• Turkiye's Istanbul Airport has halted all flights Tuesday until 1 p.m. local time (1000GMT) due to heavy snowfall in the city, according to Anadolu Agency. “Due to continuing bad weather conditions, there will be no aircraft landing and take-off on the runways of Istanbul Airport, and the closure has been extended until ...
  • UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday raised five alarms for the world for 2022, according to Xinhua. "I want to begin the year by raising five alarms -- on COVID-19, global finance, climate action, lawlessness in cyberspace, and peace and security," he told the UN General Assembly in a briefing on his priorities for 2022 ...
  • The US secretary of state and Russian foreign minister met face to face Friday for talks in an effort to ease tensions and prevent conflict over Ukraine amid a flurry of meetings this year, according to Anadolu Agency. Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met at the historic President Wilson Hotel ...
  • Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday held a phone call with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and discussed developments in Syria and Ukraine, Anadolu Agency reports. According to a statement by Turkiye’s Communications Directorate, Erdogan and Johnson also discussed ...
  • The first meeting of special representatives from Turkiye and Armenia towards normalization was held on Friday, according to Anadolu Agency. The closed-door meeting, held in the Russian capital Moscow, lasted for an hour-and-a-half, according to diplomatic sources ...

JOHANNES RAU NOT TO STAND FOR PRESIDENCY

06.09.2003 [20:31]
Federal President Johannes Rau will not stand for presidency in the elections 2004. He announced of his peremptory decision to journalists at his residency on September 4. President stated that ...

SCHREUDER AND FISCHER “DO NOT INTEND TO CONCEDE POWER”

04.09.2003 [15:14]
Federal Chancellor of Germany Gerhard Schreuder has officially stated on his intention to participate in Bundestag elections as a candidate for Chancellor. This statement was circulated during the meeting of ...

EU TOUGHENS IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS THROUGH ELECTRO VISAS

03.09.2003 [21:47]
Within a short time, foreign citizens, who wish to visit Shengen treaty countries, should obtain new kind of visas.
Everyone wishing to obtain entry visa to Europe should attach his ...

WOMEN’S ROLE IN CENTRAL ASIA DISCUSSED IN ALMATY

03.09.2003 [18:26]
Chairman of the State Committee for Women’s Problems Zakhra Guliyeva and chief specialist of the Ministry of Economic Development of Azerbaijan Farida Ahmadova have participated in the conference on “Women’s ...

OFFICIAL VISIT OF TURKISH PREMIER TO GERMANY

03.09.2003 [18:26]
Prime-Minster of Turkish Republic Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived, September 2, in Berlin for an official visit on the invitation of the Federal Chancellor of Germany Gerhard Schreuder. Following a one-on-one ...

INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON DRINKING WATER PROBLEM ENDED IN DUSHANBE

03.09.2003 [18:25]
An international forum dealing with the drinking water problems held under the aegis of the United Nations has completed its work in the Tajik capital.
At the forum attended by ...

SECOND WORLD KIRGHIZS CONGRESS

01.09.2003 [19:44]
The second congress of world Kirghizs has taken place on the bank of Issikkul Lake, in Cholpon Ata city of Kirghizstan. The congress gathered 324 delegates from 22 world countries. ...

BRITISH PARLIAMENT DELEGATION TO ARRIVE IN AZERBAIJAN

01.09.2003 [15:46]
At the invitation of the Milli Majlis, a delegation of British Parliament consisting of the member of House of Lords, Vice-President of World Jews Congress Brownstone Lord Janer, Lord Michel, ...

FREIGHTER COLLIDED IN AEGEAN SEA

29.08.2003 [18:45]
Two freighters ‘Servet Deval’ of Turkey and ‘Elpida-1’ of Greece collided near the island of Samos in the Aegean Sea. Both were damaged and headed on to the Samos’ Karlovasi ...

PAKISTAN TO SUPPORT JUST POSITION OF AZERBAIJAN

29.08.2003 [16:18]
On August 28, First Deputy Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Arthur Rasizadeh received Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Azerbaijan Faiz Mohammad Khoso.
Completing his mission in Azerbaijan, ...

PROJECT “BLUE FAIENCE OF SAMARKAND” PREPARED

28.08.2003 [17:42]
UNESCO Office in Uzbekistan has prepared a number of projects to protect cultural wealth of this country. Head of UNESCO Representation Office Barri Lain told that the most interesting among ...

ONE MORE EXPLOSION ON IRAQ-TURKEY PIPELINE

28.08.2003 [17:35]
An explosion thundered again in the morning August 28 on one of the sections of Iraq-Turkey pipeline, “Al-Arabia” TV reported. Over three days were spent for extinguishing fire and resuming ...

IMPROVING RESTAURANT AND HOTEL SERVICES

27.08.2003 [23:17]
In accordance with the decree of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine on Study of Foreigners in Ukraine and decision of the Ministry’s Education Commission two Azerbaijani students will study ...

ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK TO ALLOCATE 32 MILLION CREDIT TO KAZAKHSTAN

27.08.2003 [22:06]
Islamic Development Bank is going to allocate 32 mln credit for implementation of three projects in Kazakhstan, AzerTaj correspondent reports from Alamaty citing Deputy Chairman of the National Bank of ...

NATIONAL GLOBALIZATION SEMINAR TO BE HELD

27.08.2003 [16:57]
‘Strengthening of Azerbaijan potential in solution of the globalization problems’ seminar will be held in the center of economic reforms of the Ministry of Economic Development, on August 28-29. Economic ...

TURKISH-RUSSIAN NEGOTIATIONS ON “BLUE FLOW” HELD IN ANKARA

27.08.2003 [16:54]
Expert-level negotiations started in Ankara on August 26 between the Russian “Gasprom” Open Joint-Stock Company and Turkish “Botas” Company to eradicate disagreements on transportation of Russian natural gas to Turkey ...

HEAT DAMAGED AGRICULTURE IN FRANCE

26.08.2003 [22:56]
The hot and sultry days in France have damaged the country’s agriculture. By specialists’ estimation, at the height of heat the grain growing, animal husbandry, poultry keeping, fruit growing, vegetable ...

ANKARA FOCUSES ON INTERETHNIC SITUATION IN IRAQ

26.08.2003 [21:44]
Encounter between turkmans and kurds in the Northern Iraq has aroused a resonance in Turkey.
AzerTAj’s Ankara-based correspondent reported, ethnic turkmans residing in Turkey had held Ankara a meeting of ...

RUSSIAN TO BE TAUGHT IN IRANIAN SCHOOLS

25.08.2003 [19:08]
Russian language will be taught in the Iranian schools since the next academic year by the decision of Higher Education Council of Iran. Though before, Russian has been teaching only ...