AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency https://azertag.az AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation hosts presentation of book "Korkutname" The International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation has hosted the presentation of the book “Korkutname” by the national poet of Turkey Kenan Charbogan, published by TURKSOY. The book was written on the basis of the epic https://azertag.az/en/xeber/International_Turkic_Culture_and_Heritage_Foundation_hosts_presentation_of_book__quotKorkutname_quot-1695301 Sat, 23 Jan 2021 18:10:00 +0400 To His Excellency Mr. Volodymyr Zelenskyy, President of Ukraine Dear Mr. President, I was deeply saddened by the news of the loss of life in the wake of a fire in the retirement home in the city of Kharkiv. It is due to this tragedy that on my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Azerbaijan, I offer my profound https://azertag.az/en/xeber/To_His_Excellency_Mr_Volodymyr_Zelenskyy_President_of_Ukraine-1695275 Sat, 23 Jan 2021 17:43:00 +0400 Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry releases video footages of Ashaghi Maralyan village, Jabrayil district VIDEO Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense has released video footages from Ashaghi Maralyan village of Jabrayil district. Citing the ministry’s press service, AZERTAC presents the video footages https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Defense_Ministry_releases_video_footages_of_Ashaghi_Maralyan_village_Jabrayil_district_VIDEO-1695195 Sat, 23 Jan 2021 15:55:00 +0400 EU, Turkey to work on new roadmap: Top Turkish diplomat Turkey and the EU agreed on working on a roadmap for enhancing relations, the Turkish foreign minister said Friday, according to Anadolu Agency. Speaking to journalists in Brussels after his two-day working visit, Mevlut Cavusoglu said https://azertag.az/en/xeber/EU_Turkey_to_work_on_new_roadmap_Top_Turkish_diplomat-1695103 Sat, 23 Jan 2021 13:55:00 +0400 Azerbaijani oil sells for more than $56 Azerbaijani oil price has decreased on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil fell $0.50 to stand at $56.05 https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_oil_sells_for_more_than_56-1694967 Sat, 23 Jan 2021 11:50:00 +0400 Tom King: Newport keeper's goal lands Guinness World Record Guinness World Records has confirmed Newport goalkeeper Tom King's strike against Cheltenham on Tuesday is the longest goal ever scored in a competitive football match, according to Sky Sports https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Tom_King_Newport_keeper_039s_goal_lands_Guinness_World_Record-1694959 Sat, 23 Jan 2021 11:42:00 +0400 ® Azercell-always leading with its exemplary service quality Aiming to meet the daily communication needs of its subscribers with the application of modern technologies and business solutions, the country's leading mobile operator Azercell Telekom is constantly expanding its https://azertag.az/en/xeber/__Azercell_always_leading_with_its_exemplary_service_quality-1694949 Sat, 23 Jan 2021 11:27:00 +0400 Azerbaijan’s Culture Ministry releases videoclip of Holy Virgin Mary Catholic Church Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Culture has released a videoclip of the Holy Virgin Mary Catholic Church as part of the “Get to know our Christian Legacy” project. The original Church, also known as the Church https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Culture_Ministry_releases_videoclip_of_Holy_Virgin_Mary_Catholic_Church-1694897 Sat, 23 Jan 2021 10:51:00 +0400 Oil prices drop on world markets Oil prices have decreased on the world markets. On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil fell $0.68 to trade at $55.40, while the price of https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oil_prices_drop_on_world_markets-1694871 Sat, 23 Jan 2021 10:32:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s daily COVID-19 recoveries more than infections The Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers of Azerbaijan said 632 more people recovered from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, bringing the tally to 219,019, while another 280 people contracted the virus, bringing the total count of infections thus far to https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_daily_COVID_19_recoveries_more_than_infections-1694775 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 20:02:00 +0400 Azerbaijani, Georgian FMs hold phone talk Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov and Georgian Foreign Minister David Zalkaliani have had a telephone conversation. Minister Jeyhun Bayramov extended his heartfelt congratulations to his Georgian counterpart on his appointment https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Georgian_FMs_hold_phone_talk-1694721 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:47:00 +0400 'No plan B' for Tokyo Olympics, IOC chief says The virus-delayed Tokyo Olympics will go ahead this summer, and there is "no plan B," International Olympic Committee (IOC) chief Thomas Bach said in an interview Thursday, according to Daily Sabah. "We have at this moment no reason whatsoever to believe that the Olympic https://azertag.az/en/xeber/_039No_plan_B_039_for_Tokyo_Olympics_IOC_chief_says-1694711 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:43:00 +0400 Arsenal sign Brighton goalkeeper on loan Brighton goalkeeper Mat Ryan has joined Arsenal on loan until the end of the season, according to Sky Sports. The 28-year-old Australian international had fallen out of favour at Brighton, losing his spot to Robert Sanchez after a 3-0 loss to https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Arsenal_sign_Brighton_goalkeeper_on_loan-1694685 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:25:00 +0400 Azerbaijan, UK discuss military cooperation Azerbaijan`s Minister of Defense, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov has met with UK Ambassador to the country James Sharp. Minister Hasanov informed the ambassador about the activities carried out by the Azerbaijan Army in the liberated territories https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_UK_discuss_military_cooperation-1694683 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:20:00 +0400 World urged to act swiftly to end child labor as COVID-19 threatens gains The world must urgently swap promises for action in the drive to end child labour as the coronavirus pandemic threatens decades of progress in combating the practice, United Nations agencies and a Nobel peace laureate said on Thursday, according to Reuters https://azertag.az/en/xeber/World_urged_to_act_swiftly_to_end_child_labor_as_COVID_19_threatens_gains-1694675 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 18:15:00 +0400 January 23 to be announced nationwide mourning in connection with death in illegal nursing home in Kharkiv January 23, 2021 in Ukraine will be declared a day of mourning in connection with the death of 15 people in an illegally functioning nursing home in Kharkiv, according to Interfax-Ukraine. "I will sign a decree - tomorrow will be a day of mourning at the state level," Zelensky told reporters https://azertag.az/en/xeber/January_23_to_be_announced_nationwide_mourning_in_connection_with_death_in_illegal_nursing_home_in_Kharkiv-1694561 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:34:00 +0400 Baku Higher Oil School holds discussions on ‘Natural resources of Karabakh’ Baku Higher Oil School, jointly with the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, held a webinar on the topic "Natural Resources of Karabakh". The webinar, which was held on the ZOOM platform, with the https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Baku_Higher_Oil_School_holds_discussions_on_Natural_resources_of_Karabakh-1694487 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 16:03:00 +0400 Turkmen President receives Azerbaijan`s FM On January 21, Azerbaijan`s Minister of Foreign Affairs Jeyhun Bayramov was received by President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov. The sides stressed the high importance of https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Turkmen_President_receives_Azerbaijans_FM-1694477 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:58:00 +0400 Azerbaijan exported $6.8 billion worth products to EU countries in 2020 Products worth $6.800.8 billion have been exported to the EU countries last year. Last year Azerbaijan imported from EU countries products worth $2.531.3 billion https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_exported_68_billion_worth_products_to_EU_countries_in_2020-1694459 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:48:00 +0400 Azerbaijani, Turkmen FMs meet in Ashgabat As a part of his visit to Turkmenistan, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan Jeyhun Bayramov has met with Turkmen counterpart Rashid Meredov in a tête-à-tête format, as well as in an expanded format with the participation of delegations https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_Turkmen_FMs_meet_in_Ashgabat-1694453 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:46:00 +0400 ICESCO DG: Continuing land degradation threatens food security of 70% of African population Dr. Salim M. AlMalik, Director-General of the Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (ICESCO), reaffirmed that Africa needs to shift to innovative and smart technologies to preserve ecosystems and biodiversity and meet its https://azertag.az/en/xeber/ICESCO_DG_Continuing_land_degradation_threatens_food_security_of_70_of_African_population-1694411 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:21:00 +0400 Azerbaijan, France discuss current state of bilateral relations Azerbaijan`s Minister of Foreign Affairs Jeyhun Bayramov has had a telephone conversation with French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian. The ministers exchanged views on the latest https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_France_discuss_current_state_of_bilateral_relations-1694407 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:19:00 +0400 Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry releases video footages of Garghabazar village, Fuzuli district VIDEO Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense has released video footages from the liberated Garghabazar village of Fuzuli district. Citing the ministry’s press service, AZERTAC presents the video footages https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Defense_Ministry_releases_video_footages_of_Garghabazar_village_Fuzuli_district_VIDEO-1694377 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 14:56:00 +0400 Race of Champions announces new 2022 Arctic event In January 2022 Race of Champions will host its first ever snow and ice event near the Arctic Circle in Sweden, according to Motorsport. The annual motorsport event has today announced https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Race_of_Champions_announces_new_2022_Arctic_event-1694313 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 14:05:00 +0400 Magnitude 4.5 earthquake jolts Western Turkey A magnitude 4.5 earthquake struck Turkey's western province of Izmir early Thursday, according to Anadolu Agency. The Disaster and Emergency Management Authority (AFAD) said on its website that the epicenter of https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Magnitude_45_earthquake_jolts_Western_Turkey-1694297 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:57:00 +0400 Magnitude 4.0 earthquake jolts Azerbaijan’s Shahbuz district A magnitude 4.0 earthquake rattled Azerbaijan’s Shahbuz district on Thursday, according to the Republican Seismic Survey Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Magnitude_40_earthquake_jolts_Azerbaijans_Shahbuz_district-1694221 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 13:18:00 +0400 Spain's health minister to resign as COVID-19 cases hit new daily high Spanish Health Minister Salvador Illa will resign next week to campaign in regional elections in Catalonia, an official from his party said on Thursday, while national authorities reported a record 44,357 new daily coronavirus cases, according https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Spain_039s_health_minister_to_resign_as_COVID_19_cases_hit_new_daily_high-1694185 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:55:00 +0400 Azerbaijani citizens arrested in Libya return home Azerbaijani citizens Elmikhan Baghirov and Aliagha Babayev, imprisoned in the State of Libya, returned home on January 21 of this year, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs told AZERTAC. “In March 2016, a ship belonging to a company https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_citizens_arrested_in_Libya_return_home-1694173 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:47:00 +0400 Manchester City striker Aguero reveals he has tested positive for coronavirus Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero has revealed that he has tested positive for coronavirus, and had already been self-isolating following close contact with another person who had Covid-19, according to goal.com. Aguero, who has struggled with injuries this https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Manchester_City_striker_Aguero_reveals_he_has_tested_positive_for_coronavirus-1694159 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:41:00 +0400 Oil prices drop on world markets Oil prices have decreased on the world markets. On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil fell $0.69 to trade at $55.41, while the price of https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oil_prices_drop_on_world_markets-1694111 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 12:12:00 +0400 Defense Ministry: Azerbaijani soldier killed in mine explosion A serviceman of the Azerbaijani Army, soldier Rashad Farzali Javadov was killed in a landmine explosion on Thursday, Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry told AZERTAC. An investigation into the incident is underway https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Defense_Ministry_Azerbaijani_soldier_killed_in_mine_explosion-1694059 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 11:48:00 +0400 Azerbaijani oil sells for $56.55 Azerbaijani oil price has decreased on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil fell $0.29 to stand at $56.55 https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_oil_sells_for_5655-1693981 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 11:08:00 +0400 Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry releases video footages of Kandyeri village, Kalbajar district Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense has released video footages from the liberated Kandyeri village of Kalbajar district. Citing the ministry’s press service, AZERTAC presents the video footages https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Defense_Ministry_releases_video_footages_of_Kandyeri_village_Kalbajar_district-1693925 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 10:14:00 +0400 Fenerbahce fall 2 points behind Besiktas in Super Lig Fenerbahce fell two points behind leaders Besiktas in the Turkish Super Lig after a 1-1 draw Thursday against Demir Grup Sivasspor, according to Anadolu Agency. Sivasspor's Mustapha Yatabare scored https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Fenerbahce_fall_2_points_behind_Besiktas_in_Super_Lig-1693923 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 10:12:00 +0400 Azerbaijani delegation attends UNWTO session The 113th session of the Executive Council of the UN World Tourism Organization (WTO) has been held in Madrid, Spain. An Azerbaijani delegation led by the Chairman of the State Tourism Agency Fuad Naghiyev joined the session https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_delegation_attends_UNWTO_session-1693917 Fri, 22 Jan 2021 08:55:00 +0400 A meeting through video conferencing was held between President Ilham Aliyev and President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov VIDEO A meeting through video conferencing has been held between President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov in connection with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan https://azertag.az/en/xeber/A_meeting_through_video_conferencing_was_held_between_President_Ilham_Aliyev_and_President_of_Turkmenistan_Gurbanguly_Berdimuhamedov_VIDEO-1693181 Thu, 21 Jan 2021 20:24:00 +0400 Ukrainian TV channel highlights January 20 tragedy Ukrainian ATR TV channel has broadcast a special program on the 31st anniversary of the January 20 tragedy. The program provided insight into the causes and history of the January 20 tragedy. “At that time the Azerbaijani people were rightly protesting against the territorial claims of the Armenian https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Ukrainian_TV_channel_highlights_January_20_tragedy-1693769 Thu, 21 Jan 2021 20:03:00 +0400 SOCAR Aviation launches its own refueling facility at Adnan Menderes Airport SOCAR Aviation, the SOCAR Turkey’s growing brand in the Turkish aviation sector, will now supply the Adnan Menderes airport in Izmir, Turkey from its own refueling facilities, SOCAR told AZERTAC. “Together with its Adnan Menderes airport facilities, SOCAR Turkey launched https://azertag.az/en/xeber/SOCAR_Aviation_launches_its_own_refueling_facility_at_Adnan_Menderes_Airport-1693767 Thu, 21 Jan 2021 20:00:00 +0400 Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan sign MoU on joint exploration and development of “Dostlug” field in Caspian Sea The Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Government of Turkmenistan on joint exploration and development of hydrocarbon resources of the “Dostlug field” in the Caspian https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_Turkmenistan_sign_MoU_on_joint_exploration_and_development_of_Dostlug_field_in_Caspian_Sea-1693989 Thu, 21 Jan 2021 18:20:00 +0400 UN chief welcomes U.S. re-entry into Paris Agreement UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday welcomed the announcement of the new U.S. administration to re-enter the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to Xinhua. "I warmly welcome President (Joe) Biden's steps https://azertag.az/en/xeber/UN_chief_welcomes_US_re_entry_into_Paris_Agreement-1693641 Thu, 21 Jan 2021 18:09:00 +0400 ® Nar offers special discounts for Karabakh war veterans Nar has introduced special discounts for Azerbaijani heroes who took part in the battles for the territorial integrity of the country. To benefit from the offer, all you need to do is to visit any Nar service center and present relevant documenting starting from January https://azertag.az/en/xeber/__Nar_offers_special_discounts_for_Karabakh_war_veterans-1693607 Thu, 21 Jan 2021 17:53:00 +0400 Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry releases video footages of Dordchinar village, Fuzuli district VIDEO Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense has released video footages from the liberated Dordchinar village of Fuzuli district. Citing the ministry’s press service, AZERTAC presents the video footages https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Defense_Ministry_releases_video_footages_of_Dordchinar_village_Fuzuli_district_VIDEO-1693549 Thu, 21 Jan 2021 17:09:00 +0400 Russia confirms over 21,800 COVID-19 daily cases Russia recorded 21,887 coronavirus cases in the past day, and the daily case tally was fewer than 22,000 three days in a row, the anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Thursday, according to TASS. Russia’s coronavirus case tally hit 3,655,839. The average growth rate reached 0.6% https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Russia_confirms_over_21800_COVID_19_daily_cases-1693403 Thu, 21 Jan 2021 15:33:00 +0400 Biden rolls back Trump policies on wall, climate, health, Muslims U.S. President Joe Biden signed 15 executive actions shortly after being sworn on Wednesday, undoing policies put in place by his Republican predecessor, Donald Trump, and making his first moves on the pandemic and climate change https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Biden_rolls_back_Trump_policies_on_wall_climate_health_Muslims-1693215 Thu, 21 Jan 2021 13:09:00 +0400 Iran, Azerbaijan to open joint railways, industrial town Establishing joint railway and industrial town of Iran and Azerbaijan was finalized at the 14th meeting of the joint economic commission, said Governor-General of Ardebil Province Akbar Behnamjou on Tuesday. The two projects will be operationalized in the near future https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Iran_Azerbaijan_to_open_joint_railways_industrial_town-1693201 Thu, 21 Jan 2021 13:00:00 +0400 Ukraine records 5,583 new COVID-19 cases per day, 13,981 people recovered, Health Minister says As of Thursday morning, some 5,583 new cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) disease were recorded in Ukraine, some 13,981 people recovered, some 241 patients died, Health Minister of Ukraine Maksym Stepanov said, according to Interfax-Ukraine News Agency https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Ukraine_records_5583_new_COVID_19_cases_per_day_13981_people_recovered_Health_Minister_says-1693195 Thu, 21 Jan 2021 12:58:00 +0400 Galatasaray hammer Denizlispor 6-1 in Super Lig clash Galatasaray trounced Yukatel Denizlispor 6-1 at home in a Turkish Super Lig Week 20 clash Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency. Goals by Emre Akbaba, Sofiane Feghouli and Ryan Donk's gave the Lions a 3-0 lead at the end of the first half https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Galatasaray_hammer_Denizlispor_6_1_in_Super_Lig_clash-1693119 Thu, 21 Jan 2021 12:13:00 +0400 Azerbaijani oil price reaches $57 Azerbaijani oil price has increased on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil rose $0.45 to stand at $56.84 https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_oil_price_reaches_57-1693059 Thu, 21 Jan 2021 11:32:00 +0400 Juventus beat Napoli 2-0 to win Italian Super Cup Juventus lifted the Italian Super Cup after beating Napoli 2-0 in the final Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency. Juventus secured the trophy with goals by Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata as Lorenzo https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Juventus_beat_Napoli_2_0_to_win_Italian_Super_Cup-1693015 Thu, 21 Jan 2021 11:08:00 +0400 Azerbaijani FM starts Turkmenistan visit Azerbaijan`s Minister of Foreign Affairs Jeyhun Bayramov has embarked on a visit to Turkmenistan, the ministry’s press-service told AZERTAC https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijani_FM_starts_Turkmenistan_visit-1693003 Thu, 21 Jan 2021 11:02:00 +0400