AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency https://azertag.az AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency More than 100 Afghan security forces killed in Taliban attack More than 100 members of Afghan security forces were killed when armed Taliban fighters attacked a military base and police training centre outside Kabul on Monday, a senior defence ministry official has said, Al Jazeera reported. "We have information that 126 people have https://azertag.az/en/xeber/More_than_100_Afghan_security_forces_killed_in_Taliban_attack-1236277 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 23:22:00 +0400 Fuad Alasgarov: Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev gives instructions on objective and fair investigation of convicted Mehman Huseynov`s case Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has given instructions on the objective and fair investigation of convicted Mehman Huseynov`s case, Assistant to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan for work with law enforcement bodies and military issues Fuad Alasgarov told AZERTAC https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Fuad_Alasgarov_Azerbaijani_President_Ilham_Aliyev_gives_instructions_on_objective_and_fair_investigation_of_convicted_Mehman_Huseynovs_case-1236247 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 21:35:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev was interviewed by China's CGTN TV channel in Davos President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has been interviewed by China's CGTN (China Global Television Network) TV channel in Davos. In his interview, the head of state pointed to the development of energy sector and various areas of Azerbaijan`s https://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_was_interviewed_by_China_039s_CGTN_TV_channel_in_Davos-1236274 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 21:33:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev was interviewed by Rossiya 1 TV channel in Davos President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has been interviewed by Rossiya 1 TV channel in Davos. The head of state responded to questions relating to global oil prices, international relations, and other issues https://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_was_interviewed_by_Rossiya_1_TV_channel_in_Davos-1236273 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 21:24:00 +0400 President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev`s working visit to Switzerland President Ilham Aliyev met with President of World Economic Forum in Davos President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has embarked on a working visit to the Swiss Confederation to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. On January 21, the head of state met with President https://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_of_Azerbaijan_Ilham_Aliyevs_working_visit_to_Switzerland_President_Ilham_Aliyev_met_with_President_of_World_Economic_Forum_in_Davos-1236272 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 21:21:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev offers condolences to Mexican counterpart President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has sent a letter of condolences to President of the United Mexican States Andrés Manuel López Obrador. “I was deeply saddened by the news of heavy casualties as a result of an explosion and https://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_offers_condolences_to_Mexican_counterpart-1236238 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 21:15:00 +0400 His Excellency Mr Andrés Manuel López Obrador, President of the United Mexican States Dear Mr President, I was deeply saddened by the news of heavy casualties as a result of an explosion and a fire in a fuel pipeline in Hidalgo state https://azertag.az/en/xeber/His_Excellency_Mr_Andres_Manuel_Lopez_Obrador_President_of_the_United_Mexican_States-1236236 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 21:03:00 +0400 AZERTAC’s Spanish version launched VIDEO A presentation of the Spanish version of the Azerbaijan State News Agency’s (AZERTAC) website has been held. In his remarks, Chairman of the Board of AZERTAC Aslan Aslanov described the event as another successful step aiming to raise international community’s awareness https://azertag.az/en/xeber/AZERTACs_Spanish_version_launched_VIDEO-1236188 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 18:58:00 +0400 Mick Schumacher reportedly signs with Ferrari Driver Academy Mick Schumacher, son of legendary Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher, has reportedly inked a deal with Ferrari to join its talent program, the Ferrari Driver Academy, which aims to develop drivers worthy of driving for its prestigious F1 team, according to The Drive https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Mick_Schumacher_reportedly_signs_with_Ferrari_Driver_Academy-1236171 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 18:40:00 +0400 Nanjing added to IAAF World Challenge calendar A new meeting in Nanjing, China, is among the key changes to the IAAF World Challenge calendar for 2019. According to the website of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), Nanjing, the host city of the 2014 Youth https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Nanjing_added_to_IAAF_World_Challenge_calendar-1236145 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 18:10:00 +0400 Turkish jets 'neutralize' 6 PKK terrorists in N. Iraq At least six PKK terrorists were "neutralized" on Sunday in northern Iraq, the Turkish Defense Ministry announced on Monday, Anadolu Agency reported. Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in their statements to imply that the terrorists in question either surrendered https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Turkish_jets__039neutralize_039_6_PKK_terrorists_in_N_Iraq-1236121 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 17:48:00 +0400 Oxfam International: Billionaire fortunes grew by $2.5 billion a day last year as poorest saw their wealth fall Billionaire fortunes increased by 12 percent last year – or $2.5 billion a day - while the 3.8 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity saw their wealth decline by 11 percent, reveals a new report from Oxfam International today. The report is being launched as political and business leaders gather https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oxfam_International_Billionaire_fortunes_grew_by_25_billion_a_day_last_year_as_poorest_saw_their_wealth_fall-1236101 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 17:17:00 +0400 AZAL’s winter campaign: Free air tickets for children traveling with parents Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) announces a new winter campaign for those traveling with their families. When purchasing two air tickets for adults (passengers should be parents and guardians) for the dates from February 1 to February 28, 2019, the airline provides a free air ticket https://azertag.az/en/xeber/AZALs_winter_campaign_Free_air_tickets_for_children_traveling_with_parents-1236096 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 17:14:00 +0400 ® Bakcell and Hesab.az introduce auto-payment functionality Bakcell, the First Mobile Operator and the Fastest Mobile Internet Provider of Azerbaijan, together with Hesab.az, the largest online payment portal in the country, have introduced the new automatic payment functionality https://azertag.az/en/xeber/__Bakcell_and_Hesabaz_introduce_auto_payment_functionality-1236066 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:20:00 +0400 PACE winter session kicks off in Strasbourg The winter session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has today started in Strasbourg. An Azerbaijani parliamentary delegation led by Samad Seyidov, chairman of the Milli Majlis committee on international and inter-parliamentary relations, is attending the session https://azertag.az/en/xeber/PACE_winter_session_kicks_off_in_Strasbourg-1236053 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:08:00 +0400 Azerbaijani fencer wins silver in Bahrain Azerbaijani fencer Ruslan Hasanov has garnered a silver medal at World Cup Men’s Epee Junior Individual held in Manama, Bahrain. On the way to the final, Hasanov defeated rivals from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Kazakhstan https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_fencer_wins_silver_in_Bahrain-1236030 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 15:42:00 +0400 Iran demands release of news anchor arrested in US Dozens of Iranian demonstrators on Sunday demanded the release of an Iranian television anchor detained in the United States, according to EFE. Marzieh Hashemi, a US-born anchor for Iran's English-language Press TV news channel, was arrested at St. Louis International Airport in Missouri on January 13 and later transferred to a detention center in Washington D.C. https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Iran_demands_release_of_news_anchor_arrested_in_US-1235980 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 14:26:00 +0400 ® Number of subscribers who use “Full” bundles of Nar grows rapidly The number of subscribers using the full bundles of Nar, the youngest and most innovative mobile operator of the country, increases rapidly. The number of subscribers who use the "Full" bundles, which include countrywide calling minutes and plenty of https://azertag.az/en/xeber/__Number_of_subscribers_who_use_Full_bundles_of_Nar_grows_rapidly-1235903 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 12:24:00 +0400 At least 18 killed in Taliban attack on special force station in Afghanistan At least 18 people were killed and 27 others wounded after a Taliban car bomb explosion hit an Afghan Special Forces' station in Maidan Shar, capital of eastern Wardak province on Monday, a local official said https://azertag.az/en/xeber/At_least_18_killed_in_Taliban_attack_on_special_force_station_in_Afghanistan-1235879 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:46:00 +0400 Italy hosts event commemorating Black January victims The Embassy of Azerbaijan in Italy has hosted an event commemorating the 29th anniversary of the 20 January tragedy. The ceremony started with a minute of silence for the martyrs who gave their lives for the independence and territorial integrity https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Italy_hosts_event_commemorating_Black_January_victims-1235874 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:38:00 +0400 BHOS expands partnership with Baker Hughes, a GE company Representatives of Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), the world's first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions have visited Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) to meet with Rector Elmar Gasimov and key staff members. On behalf of BHGE the meeting was attended by Director in Azerbaijan https://azertag.az/en/xeber/BHOS_expands_partnership_with_Baker_Hughes_a_GE_company-1235863 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:13:00 +0400 Azerbaijan, Turkey boost cooperation in migration field Azerbaijan and Turkey discussed cooperation in migration field, as Chief of the State Migration Service Vusal Huseynov met the delegation led by the Deputy Minister of Interior Affairs İsmail Çataklı who is on a visit to Azerbaijan https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Turkey_boost_cooperation_in_migration_field-1235859 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 11:00:00 +0400 Oil prices increase on world markets On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil increased $0.08 to trade at $62.78, while the price of Light crude at the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) rose $0.10 to stand at $53.90 on world markets https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oil_prices_increase_on_world_markets-1235852 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 10:55:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 24 times Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry has said the Armenian armed forces continue to violate the ceasefire regime. "The Azerbaijani armed forces came under fire 24 times throughout the day," the ministry said in a statement https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Defense_Ministry_Armenian_armed_units_violated_ceasefire_24_times-1235848 Mon, 21 Jan 2019 10:52:00 +0400 Nakhchivan commemorates 29th anniversary of 20 January tragedy The 29th anniversary of 20 January tragedy has been commemeorated in Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic. Chairman of the Supreme Assembly of the Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic Vasif Talibov visited Alley of Martyrs in the city of https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Nakhchivan_commemorates_29th_anniversary_of_20_January_tragedy-1235780 Sun, 20 Jan 2019 16:14:00 +0400 Black January martyrs commemorated in UK Co-organized by the Embassy of Azerbaijan to the UK and the Azerbaijan House Culture and Friendship Centre, an event to commemorate the 20 January victims has been held in London. Azerbaijani Ambassador to the UK Tahir Taghizade highlighted the https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Black_January_martyrs_commemorated_in_UK-1235773 Sun, 20 Jan 2019 16:00:00 +0400 About 1.3 mln tons of oil exported via Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline in 2018 The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR) exported 1,298,800 tons of oil through the Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline in 2018, according to the Energy Ministry. The Baku-Novorossiysk oil pipeline in northern direction is 1,330 km long. Diameter https://azertag.az/en/xeber/About_13_mln_tons_of_oil_exported_via_Baku_Novorossiysk_pipeline_in_2018-1235764 Sun, 20 Jan 2019 15:21:00 +0400 20 January is a crucial turning point in Azerbaijan’s path of independence, Turkish ambassador “The 20th January is a crucial turning point in Azerbaijan’s path of independence,” Turkish Ambassador to Azerbaijan Erkan Ozoral has told journalists. The ambassador described the 20 January as a day of pivotal importance which went down https://azertag.az/en/xeber/20_January_is_a_crucial_turning_point_in_Azerbaijans_path_of_independence_Turkish_ambassador-1235757 Sun, 20 Jan 2019 14:58:00 +0400 World's oldest man dies in Japan at age of 113 A citizen of Japan’s northern island of Hokkaido Masazo Nonaka, who had been recognized as the world’s oldest man, died at the age of 113, TASS news agency reported. The Japanese man passed away at his home in Ashoro https://azertag.az/en/xeber/World_039s_oldest_man_dies_in_Japan_at_age_of_113-1235708 Sun, 20 Jan 2019 13:17:00 +0400 Northern Cyprus’ Ada TV airs program on 20 January tragedy Ada TV channel of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus has broadcast a special program on the 29th anniversary of the bloody January tragedy. The Turkic speaking audience was broadly informed of the military crime committed https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Northern_Cyprus_Ada_TV_airs_program_on_20_January_tragedy-1235680 Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:15:00 +0400 Azerbaijan observes moment of silence for Black January victims VIDEO A state-wide moment of silence was observed for the Black January victims today at 12:00 (local time) across Azerbaijan. Ships, cars, and trains sounded sirens throughout the country to remember victims of the January 20, 1990 tragedy. https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_observes_moment_of_silence_for_Black_January_victims_VIDEO-1235670 Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:01:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev paid tribute to 20 January martyrs VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva have paid tribute to the victims of the 20 January tragedy on the National Mourning Day. President Ilham Aliyev laid a wreath at the "Eternal Flame" memorial https://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_paid_tribute_to_20_January_martyrs_VIDEO-1235651 Sun, 20 Jan 2019 10:04:00 +0400 ISESCO issues statement condemning 20 January events The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) has issued a statement on the 20 January tragedy for the first time. The statement says: “On the occasion of the 29th anniversary of the tragedy of Black January perpetrated by the Soviet troops https://azertag.az/en/xeber/ISESCO_issues_statement_condemning_20_January_events-1235613 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 21:54:00 +0400 Azerbaijan, Indonesia discuss bilateral relations Azerbaijan and Indonesia have discussed the bilateral ties as Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Ramiz Hasanov met with a delegation led by Director General of the Policy Analysis and Development Agency of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia Siswo Pramono https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Indonesia_discuss_bilateral_relations-1235605 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 20:45:00 +0400 EEAS spokesperson issues statement on recent developments toward peaceful settlement of Nagorno-Karabakh conflict The spokesperson of the European External Action Service (EEAS) has issued a statement on recent developments toward the peaceful settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The statement reads: “Exchanges in recent months between the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia, Nikol Pashinyan https://azertag.az/en/xeber/EEAS_spokesperson_issues_statement_on_recent_developments_toward_peaceful_settlement_of_Nagorno_Karabakh_conflict-1235596 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 20:26:00 +0400 Istanbul hosts conference commemorating Azerbaijan’s Black January Co-organized by the Istanbul University, Azerbaijan Culture and Solidarity Association and the Hazarfem Turkey-Azerbaijan Friendship Society, a conference to commemorate the 29th anniversary of Azerbaijan’s 20 January tragedy has been held at the Istanbul University https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Istanbul_hosts_conference_commemorating_Azerbaijans_Black_January-1235585 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 19:43:00 +0400 Apartments and cars presented to martyr’s family and war participants in Nakhchivan A ceremony has been held in Nakhchivan to give out apartments to a martyr’s family and a participant of the Azerbaijan Patriotic War, as well as a car to a person who became disabled while performing his military duties. Addressing the event, Chairman of the Supreme Assembly of Nakhchivan https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Apartments_and_cars_presented_to_martyrs_family_and_war_participants_in_Nakhchivan-1235567 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 19:02:00 +0400 Year out of F1 can "definitely hurt" Ocon – Perez Sergio Perez believes his ex-Formula 1 teammate Esteban Ocon's year on the sidelines in 2019 can "definitely hurt him more than it can benefit him," according to Motorsport.com. Ocon will work as Mercedes' reserve driver after failing to land a race seat due to a bizarre sequence of events https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Year_out_of_F1_can__quotdefinitely_hurt_quot_Ocon___Perez-1235562 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 18:51:00 +0400 20 January tragedy victims remembered in Kuala Lumpur The Embassy of Azerbaijan in Malaysia has organized a commemorative ceremony to mark the 29th anniversary of the 20 January tragedy. The event brought together representatives of diplomatic corps accredited in Malaysia, journalists and Azerbaijanis living in the country https://azertag.az/en/xeber/20_January_tragedy_victims_remembered_in_Kuala_Lumpur-1235544 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 18:23:00 +0400 AZERTAC commemorates 29th anniversary of Black January  VIDEO Azerbaijan State News Agency (AZERTAC) has held a commemorative event on the 29th anniversary of the 20 January tragedy. The event kicked off with a minute`s silence for the tragedy victims. In his speech, Chairman of the Board of AZERTAC Aslan Aslanov provided https://azertag.az/en/xeber/AZERTAC_commemorates_29th_anniversary_of_Black_January__VIDEO-1235526 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:50:00 +0400 20 January victims commemorated in Beijing  VIDEO The Embassy of Azerbaijan in the People's Republic of China has hosted an event commemorating the 29th anniversary of the 20 January tragedy. The ceremony started with a minute of silence for victims of the 20 January tragedy. Addressing the event, Ambassador Akram Zeynalli highlighted the history https://azertag.az/en/xeber/20_January_victims_commemorated_in_Beijing__VIDEO-1235522 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:46:00 +0400 Azerbaijan exports more than 2.5 bcm of natural gas to Georgia in 2018 Azerbaijan exported more than 2.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas to Georgia in 2018, according to the Ministry of Energy. More than 1.1 billion cubic meters of gas was pumped through the Baku-Tbilisi-Erzurum pipeline, while 1.39 billion cubic meters of gas was transported https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_exports_more_than_25_bcm_of_natural_gas_to_Georgia_in_2018-1235519 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 17:39:00 +0400 Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa ends working visit to Azerbaijan President of the Republic of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa has completed his working visit to the Republic of Azerbaijan. A guard of honor was lined up for the Zimbabwean President at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport decorated with the national flags of the https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Zimbabwean_President_Emmerson_Mnangagwa_ends_working_visit_to_Azerbaijan-1235475 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 16:14:00 +0400 Shahriyar Mammadyarov to clash with Richard Rapport in 7th round of Tata Steel Masters Azerbaijan`s grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov will face Hungarian Richard Rapport in the 7th round of the 2019 Tata Steel Masters in Wijk aan Zee, the Netherlands. Another Azerbaijani GM Teymur Rajabov will take on Indian Santosh Vidit https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Shahriyar_Mammadyarov_to_clash_with_Richard_Rapport_in_7th_round_of_Tata_Steel_Masters-1235448 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 16:03:00 +0400 Trade between Azerbaijan and Ukraine hit record high over past five years The trade between Azerbaijan and Ukraine has reached record high of $829 million in 2018, which is $18 million more than the previous year. According to the State Statistics Committee of Ukraine, exports from Azerbaijan to https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Trade_between_Azerbaijan_and_Ukraine_hit_record_high_over_past_five_years-1235444 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 16:00:00 +0400 President of Zimbabwe visits ASAN service center No 5 in Baku President of the Republic of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa has visited ASAN service center No 5 of the State Agency for Public Service and Social Innovations under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan https://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_of_Zimbabwe_visits_ASAN_service_center_No_5_in_Baku-1235439 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:56:00 +0400 Expansion of Pacific trade deal discussed at ministerial meeting in Tokyo The 11 members of a trans-Pacific free trade agreement on Saturday held their first ministerial meeting since the pact entered into force, discussing its future expansion as well as how to counter the rise of protectionism, according to Kyodo News https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Expansion_of_Pacific_trade_deal_discussed_at_ministerial_meeting_in_Tokyo-1235438 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 15:55:00 +0400 Azerbaijani, Zimbabwean presidents met VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with President of the Republic of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa, who arrived in Azerbaijan for a working visit. The head of state welcomed the Zimbabwean President https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Zimbabwean_presidents_met_VIDEO-1235372 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 12:06:00 +0400 OPEC crude output falls in December 2018 Global oil supply fell by 950 thousand barrels per day (kb/d) in December, led by lower OPEC output with 100.6 million barrels per day (mb/d) ahead of new supply cuts, according to data of the International Energy Agency (IEA) https://azertag.az/en/xeber/OPEC_crude_output_falls_in_December_2018-1235357 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 11:54:00 +0400 Oil prices increase on world markets Oil prices have risen on the world markets. On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil increased $1.52 to trade at $62.70, while the price of Light crude oil at the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) rose $1.73 https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oil_prices_increase_on_world_markets-1235317 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 10:55:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 20 times Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry has said the Armenian armed forces continue to violate the ceasefire regime. "The Azerbaijani armed forces came under fire 20 times throughout the day," the ministry said in a statement. "The Azerbaijani army`s positions came under fire from the unnamed hills in Armenian Krasnoselsk district," the ministry said https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Defense_Ministry_Armenian_armed_units_violated_ceasefire_20_times-1235311 Sat, 19 Jan 2019 10:49:00 +0400 Italy considering reopening Syrian embassy The government is thinking about reopening Italy's embassy in Syria, Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanese said on Friday, ANSA reported. “We are working to assess if and when,” he said https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Italy_considering_reopening_Syrian_embassy-1235264 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:28:00 +0400 Baku to host Italian-Azerbaijan International Film Festival The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan, film production company Imago Group, United Cultures, and Sandro Teti Editore will organize the first Italian-Azerbaijani International Film Festival aimed to promote the past, present, and future of cinema in Italy and Azerbaijan https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_to_host_Italian_Azerbaijan_International_Film_Festival-1235260 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 21:39:00 +0400 Silk Way Helicopter Services operates flight in difficult weather conditions to save passenger’s life Silk Way Helicopter Services (SWHS MMC) Airline carried out a flight to the Shah Deniz Bravo platform at night, in bad weather conditions (storm) with minimal visibility for urgent medical evacuation of an ill passenger. The flight was carried out successfully https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Silk_Way_Helicopter_Services_operates_flight_in_difficult_weather_conditions_to_save_passengers_life-1235232 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 20:16:00 +0400 Basaksehir extend contracts of Mossoro, Napoleoni Brazilian midfielder Marcio Mossoro and Italian left winger Stefano Napoleoni on Friday agreed to extend their contract with Turkish Super League club Medipol Basaksehir for one year until June 2020, Anadolu Agency reported. 35-year-old Mossoro played https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Basaksehir_extend_contracts_of_Mossoro_Napoleoni-1235214 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:52:00 +0400 Krakow to host Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019 Director General of the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) Noel Curran has revealed that Krakow has been selected as the host city for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019. In an interview with TVP Info, the EBU Director General has revealed that Krakow https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Krakow_to_host_Junior_Eurovision_Song_Contest_2019-1235202 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:28:00 +0400 Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa arrives in Azerbaijan for working visit President of the Republic of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa has arrived in the Republic of Azerbaijan for a working visit. A guard of honor was arranged for the Zimbabwean President at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport decorated with the national flags of the two countries https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Zimbabwean_President_Emmerson_Mnangagwa_arrives_in_Azerbaijan_for_working_visit-1235180 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:57:00 +0400 President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva awarded Uzeyir Hajibayli honorary medal First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva has been awarded the Uzeyir Hajibayli honorary medal founded by the Union of Azerbaijani Composers https://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_of_Heydar_Aliyev_Foundation_Mehriban_Aliyeva_awarded_Uzeyir_Hajibayli_honorary_medal-1235170 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:40:00 +0400 UN Secretary-General welcomes Paris meeting between Azerbaijani and Armenian FMs United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres welcomes the meeting between Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov and Acting Foreign Minister of Armenia Zohrab Mnatsakanyan held on 16 January in Paris under the auspices of the Co-Chairs https://azertag.az/en/xeber/UN_Secretary_General_welcomes_Paris_meeting_between_Azerbaijani_and_Armenian_FMs-1235143 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:22:00 +0400 Buta Airways to launch flights to Odessa and Kharkiv The low-cost airline Buta Airways will launch direct flights from Baku to two more cities of Ukraine - Odessa and Kharkiv. Flights to Odessa will be operated starting from May 16 this year on Thursdays and Sundays, while to Kharkiv – starting https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Buta_Airways_to_launch_flights_to_Odessa_and_Kharkiv-1235104 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 17:34:00 +0400