LATEST NEWS

Xi welcomes World Internet Conference attendees with letter

20.10.2019 [14:40]
President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory letter to the 6th World Internet Conference, which opened Sunday in the town of Wuzhen in East China's Zhejiang province, according to chinadaily.com.cn. Xi pointed out that this year marks the 50th anniversary of the birth of the Internet. ...

Japan's former Empress Michiko turns 85, celebrations shelved over typhoon

20.10.2019 [14:39]
Former Empress Michiko marked her 85th birthday on Sunday, her first since the abdication of her husband former Emperor Akihito earlier this year, according to Kyodo News. Birthday celebrations were canceled following a deadly typhoon last weekend, according to the Imperial ...

Poland elected to UN Human Rights Council

20.10.2019 [13:27]
Poland was elected to the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) on Thursday. It will hold the post for two years from January 1, 2020, according to The First News. The UN Human Rights Council, which meets throughout the year at the UN Office in Geneva, is an international body within the ...

Turkish Ambassador: Planting 650,000 trees in one-day initiative to mark the 650th birth anniversary of Nasimi is commendable

20.10.2019 [13:21]
“Azerbaijani First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva’s initiative to plant 650,000 trees in the country in one day to mark the 650th birth anniversary of the great Azerbaijani poet and thinker Imadaddin Nasimi is commendable,” Turkish Ambassador to ...

Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units continue violating ceasefire

20.10.2019 [13:00]
Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry has said the Armenian armed forces continue to violate the ceasefire regime. “Military units of the armed forces of Armenia violated ceasefire 23 times throughout the day in various directions of the front, using sniper rifles,” the ministry said in a statement. ...

Azerbaijan`s Foreign Ministry welcomes decision of administrative Court of Lyon

19.10.2019 [18:23]
“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan welcomes the decision of the administrative Court of Lyon city of the Republic of France of 17 October 2019, on abolition of the illegal “treaty” signed between the commune of Villeurbanne of France and the ...

Baku to host International Energy Charter Forum

19.10.2019 [15:03]
The International Energy Charter Forum on the theme of “Enabling Energy Transformation through Technology and Policy Innovations” will be held on October 23-24 in Baku, Azerbaijan. The Forum is jointly organized by the Ministry of Energy of Azerbaijan and the International ...

Azeri Light oil price reaches $64

19.10.2019 [13:37]
Azerbaijani oil price has increased on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil rose $0.70 to stand at $63.99 ...

Oil prices fall on world markets

19.10.2019 [12:25]
Oil prices have decreased on the world markets. On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil fell $0.49 to trade at $59.42, while the price of Light crude oil at the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) decreased ...

‘Planting 650,000 trees initiative is a significant contribution to environmental improvement’

19.10.2019 [11:43]
“Azerbaijani First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva’s initiative to planting 650,000 trees in the country in one day to mark the 650th birth anniversary of the great Azerbaijani poet and thinker Imadaddin Nasimi is yet another significant contribution to ...

Azerbaijan, Qatar hail bilateral relations

19.10.2019 [10:59]
Azerbaijan and Qatar have hailed the development of bilateral political relations as Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with the newly appointed Qatari Ambassador Faisal Abdullah Hamad Abdullah al-Henzab ...

Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 22 times

19.10.2019 [10:58]
Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry has said the Armenian armed forces continue to violate the ceasefire regime. “Military units of the armed forces of Armenia violated ceasefire 22 times throughout the day in various directions of the front, using large caliber ...

12 killed in dam collapse in Krasnoyarsk region

19.10.2019 [09:46]
Twelve people were killed and 19 others injured in the dam collapse in Russia's Krasnoyarsk region, the Russian Emergencies Ministry told TASS on Saturday. According to the Russian Emergencies Ministry, a dam on the Seyba river collapsed at 6am local time ...

Speaker Asadov to lead Azerbaijani delegation for new Japanese Emperor's enthronement ceremony

19.10.2019 [09:45]
Chairman of Azerbaijan`s Milli Majlis Ogtay Asadov will lead the country’s delegation for the upcoming enthronement ceremony of the new Japanese Emperor Naruhito. According to Japan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, more than 2,000 representatives ...

® Discover possibilities of a new iPhone with Azercell

18.10.2019 [20:29]
“Azercell Telecom” LLC provides an opportunity to benefit from 6-months subscription to Unlimited Internet package for customers purchasing iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone Pro Max. ...

“NATO Days” end in Azerbaijani Army

18.10.2019 [20:17]
“NATO Days” have wrapped up in the Azerbaijani Army, the Ministry of Defense said. As part of the days, a NATO delegation led by Head of Partnerships Directorate at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe ...

Heydar Aliyev Foundation, UNICEF sign MoU

18.10.2019 [19:51]
The Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the United Nations Children`s Fund (UNICEF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva and UNICEF Representative to Azerbaijan Edward Carwardine attended the signing ...

SOFAZ sells Palazzo Turati in Milan

18.10.2019 [18:57]
The State Oil Fund of the Republic of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) announces the sale of Palazzo Turati in Milan, Italy for 112 mln Euros to the Invesco Real Estate Management Sarl. The asset is a stabilized, core, 10 360 sqm freehold, Grade-A office building in the center of Milan. The historical building was acquired in 2016 ...

‘20,000 trees to be planted in Absheron district in one day’

18.10.2019 [18:45]
“20,000 trees will be planted in Absheron district as part of Azerbaijani First Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva’s initiative to plant 650,000 trees in the country in one day in order to mark the 650th birth anniversary of the great Azerbaijani poet and thinker Imadaddin Nasimi,” deputy head of the Absheron District Executive ...