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Defense Ministry: Azerbaijan Army positions in Kalbajar direction were subjected to fire

18.05.2022 [10:18]
“On the night of May 17-18, positions of the Azerbaijan Army in the direction of Zeylik settlement of Kalbajar district were subjected to intensive fire,” Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry told AZERTAC. “The Armenian armed forces units from the positions in Yukhari Shorzha settlement of Basarkechar district ...

Azerbaijan administers over 3,530 COVID-19 vaccine shots in 24 hours

17.05.2022 [22:54]
Azerbaijan administered a total of 3,530 COVID-19 jabs on Tuesday, the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers told AZERTAC. Azerbaijan has administered more than 13,6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines since it launched an immunization drive in January 2021 ...

3rd General Conference of ECO Parliamentary Assembly signs Baku Declaration

17.05.2022 [22:53]
The 3rd General Conference of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO PA) has featured the signing of the Baku Declaration.ECO PA Secretary General Tahir Hussain congratulated the participants on the signing of the Declaration ...

Azerbaijan assumes chairmanship of ECO Parliamentary Assembly

17.05.2022 [22:46]
The Executive Council of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Economic Cooperation Organisation had a meeting on the margins of the 3rd General Conference of the PA, the Press and Public Relations Department of the Milli Majlis told AZERTAC ...

Azerbaijan logs 7 new COVID-19 cases

17.05.2022 [22:22]
7 new cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Azerbaijan, while 4 patients have been recovered, the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers told AZERTAC. According to the Task Force, the overall confirmed cases in Azerbaijan have reached ...

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda arrives in Azerbaijan for official visit

17.05.2022 [22:21]
President of the Republic of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda has arrived in Azerbaijan for an official visit. A guard of honor was arranged for the Lithuanian President at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport decorated with the national flags of the two countries ...

Hummingbird - a speedy, glittering bird species

17.05.2022 [19:17]
The Hummingbirds, any of about 320 species of small, often brightly colored birds of the family Trochilidae, usually placed with the swifts in the order Apodiformes but sometimes separated in their own order, Trochiliformes. The brilliant, glittering colors and elaborately specialized feathers of many species ...

Iraq hit by another sandstorm, Baghdad airport closes airspace

17.05.2022 [19:00]
The latest heavy sandstorm to hit Iraq has forced some schools and offices to close, while flights at Baghdad Airport have also been suspended, according to Aljazeera. The education ministry and other offices declared Monday a day off for local government institutions, ...

Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry holds exemplary classes on socio-political training

17.05.2022 [18:47]
In accordance with the training plan for 2022, exemplary classes on socio-political training have been held in the Military Police Department of the Ministry of Defense, the ministry told AZERTAC. The importance of constantly maintaining fighting spirit among military personnel ...

Peter Michalko: I invite EU companies to have a new vision for doing business in Azerbaijan

17.05.2022 [18:40]
I invite EU companies to have a new vision for doing business in Azerbaijan, where future prospects are growing, said Head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Azerbaijan Peter Michalko. Speaking about the EU Business Climate Report Azerbaijan 2021, Peter Michalko mentioned that it doesn’t ...

Cannes Film Festival kicks into full swing for 75th anniversary

17.05.2022 [18:27]
The Cannes Film Festival is gearing up for a bumper 75th anniversary edition with a selection of big Hollywood names, buzzy newcomers and previous Palme d'Or winners – a splashy return even as the conflict in Ukraine looms over festivities ...

Azerbaijan’s Health Minister embarks on official visit to Turkiye

17.05.2022 [18:23]
A delegation led by Azerbaijani Minister of Health Teymur Musayev has arrived in Turkiye for an official visit. The delegation first visited the Heydar Aliyev Park in Ankara to pay tribute and lay a wreath at a monument to the national leader Heydar Aliyev ...

Magnitude 5.6 earthquake shakes Japan's northeast coast

17.05.2022 [18:07]
A magnitude 5.6 earthquake, which measured a strong 5 on Japan’s intensity scale, struck at a depth of 20 kilometers off the coast of Iwate Prefecture on Friday at 11:25 p.m., according to the Japan Times. No tsunami warning was issued ...

Croatia approves transition to euro in 2023

17.05.2022 [18:00]
Croatia on Friday approved a law that paves the way for the introduction of the euro currency next year, according to Anadolu Agency. The country's 151-seat assembly voted 117-13 in favor of the legislation to bring in the euro, with one member abstaining ...

Austrian companies keen on cooperation with Azerbaijan on renewable energy in liberated territories

17.05.2022 [17:54]
A meeting between the representatives of Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Energy and Austrian companies has been held on the sidelines of the 10th meeting of the Joint Commission on Economic, Agricultural, Industrial, Technical and Technological Cooperation between Azerbaijan and Austria ...

Bagan - exceptional range of Buddhist art and architecture

17.05.2022 [17:43]
Lying on a bend of the Ayeyarwady River in the central plain of Myanmar, Bagan is a sacred landscape, featuring an exceptional range of Buddhist art and architecture. The seven components of the serial property include numerous temples, stupas, monasteries and places of pilgrimage ...

Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial – 16th century architectural complex recognized as UNESCO World Heritage site

17.05.2022 [17:22]
Lying northwest of Madrid, Spain, the Royal Monastery of San Lorenzo de El Escorial is an enormous complex that is part basilica, part palace, part monastery, part museum, part library, and part mausoleum ...

Azerbaijan appoints new head of Parliament’s Apparatus

17.05.2022 [17:07]
Farid Hajiyev has been appointed as the new Head of the Azerbaijani Parliament’s Apparatus (Milli Majlis). Prior to that, Hajiyev worked as the Head of the Civil Service and HR Department of the Milli Majlis ...

Orca - a largest of dolphins and one of world's most powerful predators

17.05.2022 [16:49]
Orcas, or killer whales, are the largest of the dolphins and one of the world's most powerful predators. They are immediately recognizable by their distinctive black-and-white coloring. Smart and social, orcas make a wide variety of communicative sounds, and ...

“Qarabag - The Team without a City and their Quest to Conquer Europe” book goes on sale

17.05.2022 [16:42]
An English version of the book titled “Qarabag - the Team without a City and their Quest to Conquer Europe” by the Italian journalist and freelance writer Emanuele Giulianelli hit shelves on Monday, the writer said on his official Twitter account. The digital version ...

3rd General Conference of Parliamentary Assembly of Economic Cooperation Organization gets underway in Baku

17.05.2022 [16:27]
The 3rd General Conference of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO PA) has kicked off in Baku. The event brings together delegations led by Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkiye Mustafa Sentop, Speaker of the National Assembly ...

® Azercell sponsored The Baku Marathon-2022

17.05.2022 [16:24]
The Baku Marathon - 2022 initiated by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation and sponsored by “Azercell Telecom” LLC was held on May 15, 2022. Thousands of sports fans gathered on Baku Boulevard to join the competition which took place this year under the slogan "Win the wind". The event which ...

Minimal risk of monkeypox transmission in UK following confirmed case

17.05.2022 [16:04]
On 7 May, UK health authorities notified WHO of the confirmed case in an individual who had recently returned to the country from Nigeria, according to UN news. Monkeypox is a viral disease that occurs primarily in tropical ...

Participants of 3rd General Conference of ECO PA visit Alley of Honors and Alley of Martyrs

17.05.2022 [16:00]
Participants of the 3rd General Conference of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO PA) have visited the Alley of Honors and Alley of Martyrs. The participants first visited the Alley of Honors to pay tribute ...