AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency https://azertag.az AZERTAC - Azerbaijan State News Agency Turkey 'neutralizes' 7 YPG/PKK terrorists in N Syria Turkish security forces neutralized at least seven YPG/PKK terrorists in northern Syria, the National Defense Ministry said on Sunday, Anadolu Agency reported. "Two YPG/PKK terrorists, who opened harassing fire in Operation Euphrates Shield area https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Turkey__039neutralizes_039_7_YPG_PKK_terrorists_in_N_Syria-1455065 Sun, 05 Apr 2020 16:26:00 +0400 Azerbaijan confirms 63 new cases of coronavirus 63 more cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Azerbaijan. The infected were placed to specialized hospitals, the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers told AZERTAC. "14 of the infected are in a severe and 21 in a moderate-to-severe condition https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_confirms_63_new_cases_of_coronavirus-1455059 Sun, 05 Apr 2020 16:10:00 +0400 Five shot dead in Russia's Ryazan Region A man has shot dead five people with firearms in the Ryazan Region (central European Russia), a law enforcement source informed TASS. "The incident occurred in the settlement of Yelatma in the Ryazan Region. A man opened fire on his neighbors in a three-story https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Five_shot_dead_in_Russia_039s_Ryazan_Region-1455039 Sun, 05 Apr 2020 15:16:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s Mariya Stadnik 2nd in United World Wrestling rankings The United World Wrestling has released its latest world rankings of women wrestlers, where Azerbaijan`s Mariya Stadnik ranks 2nd in the 50kg weight category https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Mariya_Stadnik_2nd_in_United_World_Wrestling_rankings-1455029 Sun, 05 Apr 2020 14:50:00 +0400 536 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Moscow over past day The number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in Moscow over the past day has risen by 536 to 3,893, the sanitary watchdog's department in the Russian capital reported on Sunday, according to TASS. https://azertag.az/en/xeber/536_new_coronavirus_cases_confirmed_in_Moscow_over_past_day-1455015 Sun, 05 Apr 2020 14:14:00 +0400 Stephen Kenny replaces Mick McCarthy as Ireland manager Stephen Kenny has replaced Mick McCarthy as Republic of Ireland manager with immediate effect, according to Sky Sports. McCarthy's contract was due to run until July 31, after the Euro 2020 finals were originally due to finish, with Kenny set to step https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Stephen_Kenny_replaces_Mick_McCarthy_as_Ireland_manager-1455013 Sun, 05 Apr 2020 14:05:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 22 times "Military units of the armed forces of Armenia violated ceasefire 22 times throughout the day in various directions of the front, using large-caliber machine guns," Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Defense said in a statement. https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Defense_Ministry_Armenian_armed_units_violated_ceasefire_22_times-1454941 Sun, 05 Apr 2020 10:43:00 +0400 Turkey: Death toll from coronavirus rises to 501 Turkey confirmed Saturday that 76 more people died from the coronavirus in the country over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 501. The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases surged to 23,934 as 3,013 more people tested positive for the virus in a day, https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Turkey_Death_toll_from_coronavirus_rises_to_501-1454937 Sun, 05 Apr 2020 10:34:00 +0400 Kyrgyzstan confirms 14 new COVID-19 cases, 144 in total The total number of COVID-19 cases in Kyrgyzstan grew to 144, Health Ministry's representative Kasymbek Mambetov said, according to Aki Press. Fourteen new cases were confirmed during the past 24 hours, including 6 in Suzak district, 4 in Kara-Suu district https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Kyrgyzstan_confirms_14_new_COVID_19_cases_144_in_total-1454649 Sat, 04 Apr 2020 16:35:00 +0400 One dies of coronavirus in Georgia Georgia has confirmed the first case of mortality from COVID-19 this morning out of the total 157 confirmed cases in the country since February 26, according to Agenda.Ge. Head of the Georgian National Centre for Disease https://azertag.az/en/xeber/One_dies_of_coronavirus_in_Georgia-1454629 Sat, 04 Apr 2020 16:23:00 +0400 Ministry of Energy: Azerbaijan is ready to contribute to process of global regulation of oil market “Azerbaijan is ready to contribute to the process of global regulation of the oil market by participating at the Ministerial Meeting of OPEC and non-OPEC countries to be held in video conference format to stabilize the oil market,” said the Ministry of Energy https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Ministry_of_Energy_Azerbaijan_is_ready_to_contribute_to_process_of_global_regulation_of_oil_market-1454601 Sat, 04 Apr 2020 16:02:00 +0400 FIFA could move age limit for men's football at Tokyo Olympics to 24 FIFA could raise the age limit for the men's football tournament at next summer's rearranged Olympic Games in Tokyo to 24 from 23, BBC reports. The sport's governing body has recommended moving the limit to accommodate players eligible for this year's Games https://azertag.az/en/xeber/FIFA_could_move_age_limit_for_men_039s_football_at_Tokyo_Olympics_to_24-1454595 Sat, 04 Apr 2020 15:54:00 +0400 COVID-19 cases surge to 1,096 in Ukraine, 28 dead The number of officially confirmed COVID-19 cases in Ukraine has reached 1,096 as of 10 a.m. on April 4, according to the Ukrainian Ministry of Health, Kyiv Post reports. Twenty-eight people have been killed by the disease, an increase of one since the evening https://azertag.az/en/xeber/COVID_19_cases_surge_to_1096_in_Ukraine_28_dead-1454583 Sat, 04 Apr 2020 15:51:00 +0400 Azerbaijan confirms 78 new cases of coronavirus 78 more cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Azerbaijan. The infected were placed to specialized hospitals, the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers told AZERTAC. “17 of the infected are in a severe and 26 in a moderate-to-severe https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_confirms_78_new_cases_of_coronavirus-1454557 Sat, 04 Apr 2020 15:36:00 +0400 Russia’s coronavirus cases pass 4,700 The number of coronavirus cases in Russia rose by 582 in the past 24 hours, reaching 4,731, the coronavirus response center said in a statement on Saturday, TASS reports. "So far, a total of 4,731 coronavirus cases have been recorded in 78 Russian regions. As many as 52 patients https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Russias_coronavirus_cases_pass_4700-1454451 Sat, 04 Apr 2020 14:18:00 +0400 English Premier League calls off May restart Due to coronavirus fears, England's top-tier football division Premier League will not resume play in early May, Anadolu Agency reports. The league “will not resume at the beginning of May” and “the 2019/20 season will only return when https://azertag.az/en/xeber/English_Premier_League_calls_off_May_restart-1454415 Sat, 04 Apr 2020 14:01:00 +0400 Azeri Light crude sells for $24.14 Azerbaijani oil price has increased on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil rose $3.90 to stand at $24.14. https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azeri_Light_crude_sells_for_2414-1454383 Sat, 04 Apr 2020 13:35:00 +0400 Turkey ‘neutralizes’ 24 YPG/PKK terrorists in N Syria Turkish security forces neutralized 24 YPG/PKK terrorists in northern Syria, the National Defense Ministry said on Saturday, according to Anadolu Agency. "24 PKK/YPG terrorists, who were attempting to infiltrate the Operation Peace Spring zone were successfully https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Turkey_neutralizes_24_YPG_PKK_terrorists_in_N_Syria-1454379 Sat, 04 Apr 2020 13:29:00 +0400 Deep oil output cuts won't offset unprecedented demand loss: IEA Deep output cuts by OPEC and other oil producing nations will not prevent a huge build up of crude, the head of the IEA said on Friday, urging the world’s richest economies to discuss broader ways to stabilise oil markets, according to Reuters. Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Deep_oil_output_cuts_won_039t_offset_unprecedented_demand_loss_IEA-1454337 Sat, 04 Apr 2020 13:04:00 +0400 International Turkic Culture and Heritage Foundation announces online drawing competition At a time when humanity is facing a serious threat, in order to overcome the difficulties as soon as possible each of us must be aware of civic responsibility, be sensitive to himself and society, follow the rules of social isolation, and make use of this period https://azertag.az/en/xeber/International_Turkic_Culture_and_Heritage_Foundation_announces_online_drawing_competition-1454313 Sat, 04 Apr 2020 12:51:00 +0400 Georgia reports seven new cases, total hits 155 Seven new cases of the novel coronavirus have been registered in Georgia, bringing the total to 155, according to the Agenda.Ge. 27 infected patients have now recovered and undergo https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Georgia_reports_seven_new_cases_total_hits_155-1454275 Sat, 04 Apr 2020 12:09:00 +0400 Bayern Munich extend contract with coach Flick until 2023 Bayern Munich head coach Hansi Flick has agreed a new contract with the Bundesliga champions until June 2023, BBC reports. The 55-year-old joined the club at the start https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Bayern_Munich_extend_contract_with_coach_Flick_until_2023-1454271 Sat, 04 Apr 2020 12:02:00 +0400 UN Azerbaijan commends government’s COVID-19 response “The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Azerbaijan commends the efforts of the Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan to contain the spread of COVID-19 and supports its call and actions introduced through the special quarantine regime. It also https://azertag.az/en/xeber/UN_Azerbaijan_commends_governments_COVID_19_response-1454263 Sat, 04 Apr 2020 11:54:00 +0400 Egypt records 120 new coronavirus cases; death toll rises to 66 Egypt’s Ministry of Health recorded, Friday, 120 new positive cases for COVID-19 virus to have the number of the infected rising to 985, 216 of them recovered, and 66 died, according to Egypt Today. The newly detected cases, include 117 Egyptians and three foreigners https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Egypt_records_120_new_coronavirus_cases_death_toll_rises_to_66-1454239 Sat, 04 Apr 2020 11:35:00 +0400 Oil prices rise on world markets Oil prices have increased on the world markets. On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil rose $4.17 to trade at $34.11, while the price of https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oil_prices_rise_on_world_markets-1454207 Sat, 04 Apr 2020 11:10:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 23 times "Military units of the armed forces of Armenia violated ceasefire 23 times throughout the day in various directions of the front, using large-caliber machine guns," Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Defense said in a statement. "Armenian armed forces, located on nameless hills in Ijevan and Krasnoselsk regions subjected https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Defense_Ministry_Armenian_armed_units_violated_ceasefire_23_times-1454197 Sat, 04 Apr 2020 11:00:00 +0400 Turkey: Death toll from coronavirus rises to 425 Turkey confirmed Friday that 69 more people died from the novel coronavirus in the country over the past 24 hours, bringing the death toll to 425, according to Anadolu Agency. The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases surged to 20,921 as 2,786 more people tested https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Turkey_Death_toll_from_coronavirus_rises_to_425-1454083 Fri, 03 Apr 2020 23:54:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev: The Baku-Sumgayit road and all interchanges must be put into operation within about two, maximum three months "The Baku-Sumgayit road and all interchanges must be put into operation within about two, maximum three months," said President Ilham Aliyev as he viewed the work done as part of the expansion of Baku-Sumgayit highway https://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_The_Baku_Sumgayit_road_and_all_interchanges_must_be_put_into_operation_within_about_two_maximum_three_months-1454049 Fri, 03 Apr 2020 22:25:00 +0400 Online CEO Forum held with participation of Azerigaz Director General Director General of AZERIGAZ PU Ruslan Aliyev has become another guest of the Online CEO Forum which is organized by the Caspian European Club every day in the live broadcast mode on its resources and in social networks, Chairman and Group CEO of the Caspian European Club and Caspian Energy Telman Aliyev https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Online_CEO_Forum_held_with_participation_of_Azerigaz_Director_General-1454047 Fri, 03 Apr 2020 22:14:00 +0400 Non-working days prolonged for Nur-Sultan, Almaty until April 13 Non-working days for residents of Nur-Sultan and Almaty cities were prolonged until April 13, Kazinform reports referring to primeminister.kz. The decision to prolong the non-working days in two cities of Kazakhstan for another week was made https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Non_working_days_prolonged_for_Nur_Sultan_Almaty_until_April_13-1454021 Fri, 03 Apr 2020 21:16:00 +0400 UN Secretary-General: All hands on deck to fight a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic “Only by coming together will the world be able to face down the COVID-19 pandemic and its shattering consequences. At an emergency virtual meeting last Thursday, G20 leaders took steps in the right direction. But we are still far away from having a coordinated, articulated global response that meets the unprecedented https://azertag.az/en/xeber/UN_Secretary_General_All_hands_on_deck_to_fight_a_once_in_a_lifetime_pandemic-1453873 Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:44:00 +0400 OPEC+ ministers to hold video conference Azerbaijan has been invited to join the OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting aiming to stabilize the oil market which will be held on April 6 via video conferencing, the Ministry of Energy told AZERTAC. https://azertag.az/en/xeber/OPEC_ministers_to_hold_video_conference-1453859 Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:38:00 +0400 Boateng criticises 'sad' fine from Bayern Munich after breaking coronavirus lockdown to visit sick son Jerome Boateng has expressed his sadness at being fined by Bayern Munich for breaking coronavirus lockdown guidelines on Monday, according to Goal. The Germany defender left Munich to visit his four-year-old son, Jermar, who he says is ill – and he claims any https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Boateng_criticises__039sad_039_fine_from_Bayern_Munich_after_breaking_coronavirus_lockdown_to_visit_sick_son-1453809 Fri, 03 Apr 2020 16:07:00 +0400 ICESCO earmarks nine individual prizes for creative students and provides training programs in “Distance Culture” initiative The Islamic World Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ICESCO) has launched the “Distance Culture” initiative as part of the “ICESCO Digital Home” program in support of the efforts of the Member States and the international community in mitigating the effect of Coronavirus (COVID-19) https://azertag.az/en/xeber/ICESCO_earmarks_nine_individual_prizes_for_creative_students_and_provides_training_programs_in_Distance_Culture_initiative-1453751 Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:33:00 +0400 Confirmed cases of coronavirus reach 148 in Georgia, 27 patients recovered The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus have reached 148 in Georgia, including the 27 patients who have recovered., according to the Agenda.Ge. As of now there are 119 individuals https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Confirmed_cases_of_coronavirus_reach_148_in_Georgia_27_patients_recovered-1453735 Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:22:00 +0400 Azeri Light crude sells for $20.24 Azerbaijani oil price has increased on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil rose $3.71 to stand at $20.24 https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azeri_Light_crude_sells_for_2024-1453681 Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:32:00 +0400 Azerbaijan confirms 43 new cases of coronavirus 43 more cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Azerbaijan. The infected were placed to specialized hospitals, the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers told AZERTAC. “7 of the infected are in a severe and 12 in a moderate https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijan_confirms_43_new_cases_of_coronavirus-1453635 Fri, 03 Apr 2020 14:06:00 +0400 TAP Chairman of Board: Despite the challenges, works are currently progressing with extreme care “TAP’s project activities are in full compliance with the COVID 19 related sanitary provisions in Greece, Albania and Italy. We aim at enabling the project to progress towards delivering first gas within 2020. Despite the challenges related to lockdowns and quarantine measures, works are currently progressing with https://azertag.az/en/xeber/TAP_Chairman_of_Board_Despite_the_challenges_works_are_currently_progressing_with_extreme_care-1453781 Fri, 03 Apr 2020 13:21:00 +0400 COVID-19: Spain virus deaths rise past 10,000 with 950 new deaths in one day Spain reported an increase in coronavirus deaths and new cases, suggesting severe containment measures have yet to bring the outbreak under control, according to National Post. The Health Ministry recorded its deadliest day on Thursday https://azertag.az/en/xeber/COVID_19_Spain_virus_deaths_rise_past_10000_with_950_new_deaths_in_one_day-1453491 Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:59:00 +0400 President Ilham Aliyev viewed work done as part of expanding Baku-Sumgayit highway The head of state also attended inauguration of pedestrian crossing at the intersection of Moscow Avenue and 20 January Street VIDEO President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has viewed the work done as part of the expansion of the Baku-Sumgayit highway. The head of state also attended the inauguration of an overhead pedestrian crossing at the intersection https://azertag.az/en/xeber/President_Ilham_Aliyev_viewed_work_done_as_part_of_expanding_Baku_Sumgayit_highway_The_head_of_state_also_attended_inauguration_of_pedestrian_crossing_at_the_intersection_of_Moscow_Avenue_and_20_January_Street_VIDEO-1453519 Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:23:00 +0400 TAP AG: 4 years later, pipeline construction and reinstatement in Albania substantially complete In April 2016, the first TAP pipes arrived in Albania. Shipments of equipment and machinery were being offloaded in Durrës. 4 years later, pipeline construction and reinstatement substantially complete, the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) AG company said in https://azertag.az/en/xeber/TAP_AG_4_years_later_pipeline_construction_and_reinstatement_in_Albania_substantially_complete-1453433 Fri, 03 Apr 2020 12:14:00 +0400 Kyrgyzstan reports first coronavirus-linked death A 61-year-old patient with coronavirus died in Kyrgyzstan, said the republican headquarters on April 3, according to AKI press. The patient died on April 2 in Nookat district hospital in Osh region https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Kyrgyzstan_reports_first_coronavirus_linked_death-1453359 Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:23:00 +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 $1.60 to trade at $28.34, while the price of https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Oil_prices_drop_on_world_markets-1453351 Fri, 03 Apr 2020 11:17:00 +0400 China to mourn COVID-19 victims on April 4 China will hold a national mourning Saturday for martyrs who died in the fight against the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak and compatriots died of the disease, according to the State Council, Xinhua reports https://azertag.az/en/xeber/China_to_mourn_COVID_19_victims_on_April_4-1453315 Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:58:00 +0400 Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 25 times "Military units of the armed forces of Armenia violated ceasefire 25 times throughout the day in various directions of the front, using large-caliber machine guns," Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Defense said in a statement https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Azerbaijans_Defense_Ministry_Armenian_armed_units_violated_ceasefire_25_times-1453305 Fri, 03 Apr 2020 10:51:00 +0400 Turkey: Death toll from coronavirus rises to 356 As many as 79 more people died of the coronavirus in Turkey in the past 24 hours, the Turkish health minister said on Thursday, bringing the death toll to 356, according to Anadolu Agency. The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases surged https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Turkey_Death_toll_from_coronavirus_rises_to_356-1453243 Fri, 03 Apr 2020 02:04:00 +0400 Putin's second address to the nation on coronavirus pandemic Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered his second address to the nation on the coronavirus situation in the last eight days, according to Tass. The head of state’s speech is broadcast by https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Putin_039s_second_address_to_the_nation_on_coronavirus_pandemic-1453183 Thu, 02 Apr 2020 23:48:00 +0400 Task Force under Cabinet of Ministers makes decision on limiting movement in Azerbaijan The Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers has made a decision on limiting movement in Azerbaijan as part of a special quarantine regime to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Task_Force_under_Cabinet_of_Ministers_makes_decision_on_limiting_movement_in_Azerbaijan-1453185 Thu, 02 Apr 2020 23:45:00 +0400 Task Force under Cabinet of Ministers holds meeting Chaired by Prime Minister Ali Asadov, the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers has held a meeting. The Task Force discussed the introduction of special quarantine regime and its regulation by more specific https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Task_Force_under_Cabinet_of_Ministers_holds_meeting-1453137 Thu, 02 Apr 2020 21:37:00 +0400 Mehriban Aliyeva: The memory of our brave sons who died heroically for the Motherland in the April battles will always live in our hearts First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva has made an Instagram post in connection with the April battles. https://azertag.az/en/xeber/Mehriban_Aliyeva_The_memory_of_our_brave_sons_who_died_heroically_for_the_Motherland_in_the_April_battles_will_always_live_in_our_hearts-1453065 Thu, 02 Apr 2020 18:54:00 +0400