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Azerbaijan`s Skydan wins hammer throw gold at 5th Islamic Solidarity Games

08.08.2022 [20:25]
Azerbaijani Hanna Skydan has claimed a gold medal in the women`s hammer throw at the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games in Konya, Turkiye. It was Azerbaijan`s first medal at the 5th Islamic Solidarity Games. ...

Number of wagons transported through Port of Baku increased by 25.8%

08.08.2022 [20:05]
During the first 6 months of this year, a significant increase was observed in the number of wagons transported through the Port of Baku, as well as other types of cargo. So, if during the first six months of last year, 14,603 wagons were transported in the Port of Baku, this ...

Organizational meeting for referees of "Sea Cup" contest held

08.08.2022 [19:51]
An organizational meeting on the formation of the Board of Referees for the "Sea Cup" contest to be held as part of the “International Army Games-2022” in the territorial waters of Azerbaijan in the Caspian Sea was held on August 8, the Ministry of Defense told ...

Historical Port City of Izmir - open-air museum with traces of Hellenistic period, ancient Rome, Byzantines, Ottomans and modern Turkiye

08.08.2022 [19:37]
Located at the edge of a wide and sheltered gulf, Turkiye’s Izmir city connects to a rich hinterland extending north, east and south through a series of rivers and valleys. The Historical Port City of İzmir is surrounded by Karataş and ...

Cultural event organized for participants of "Masters of Artillery Fire" contest

08.08.2022 [19:37]
A cultural event was organized for the participants of the "Masters of Artillery Fire" contest to be held at the Otar military base of Kazakhstan as part of the “International Army Games-2022”, Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Defense told AZERTAC ...

Three killed in single-engine plane crash near Ukhta

08.08.2022 [18:06]
Three people on board a Cessna plane were killed earlier on Monday, when the aircraft caught fire upon landing 400 meters away from the airport of Ukhta, the Komi Republic’s emergencies department told TASS on Monday. "Reports came at 2.10 pm that a Cessna-177 plane caught fire upon landing 400 meters away ...

Gas production in Azerbaijan increased in January-July 2022

08.08.2022 [17:10]
According to operational data for January-July 2022, Azerbaijan produced 27.3 billion cubic meters of natural gas of which 7.9 billion cubic meters were produced from Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli, 14.8 billion cubic meters from Shah Deniz and 4.6 bcm from SOCAR, the Ministry of Energy told AZERTAC ...

Azerbaijan confirms 121 new cases of coronavirus

08.08.2022 [16:56]
121 new cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Azerbaijan, while 113 patients have been recovered, the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers told AZERTAC. According to the Task Force, 1 person has died after testing positive for COVID-19 ...

Russia records 17,862 daily COVID-19 cases, 45 deaths — crisis center

08.08.2022 [16:34]
Russia’s COVID-19 case tally rose by 17,862 over the past day to 18,730,561, the anti-coronavirus crisis center reported on Monday, according to TASS. As many as 1,252 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in Russia over the past day, down 16.8% from a day earlier. The number of hospitalized patients ...

Entrepreneurship Development Fund gives 31.3 mln manats of concessional loan to 546 business entities in Ismayilli

08.08.2022 [16:26]
“Investment projects, contributing to the socio-economic development of regions are underway,” Azerbaijan’s Minister of Economy Mikayil Jabbarov said on Twitter.“So far, the Entrepreneurship Development Fund has given 31.3 mln manats of concessional ...

Indonesian Embassy in Baku hosts ceremony on occasion of 55th anniversary of establishment of ASEAN

08.08.2022 [16:17]
The commemoration ceremony on the occasion of the 55th anniversary of the establishment of the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) was held by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia together with the Embassy of Malaysia at the Indonesian Embassy in Baku on August 8 ...

1.3 billion manats worth of goods produced in industrial zones in 2022

08.08.2022 [16:08]
“In the first half of 2022, with the production of goods worth 1.3 billion manats, the share of industrial zones in the non-oil industry of the country was 14.9%, and 33.1% (543.9 mln manats) in the export of non-oil industrial products,” Azerbaijan’s Minister of Economy Mikayil Jabbarov said on Twitter ...

Azerbaijan Technical University, Turkiye’s Scientific and Technological Research Council to implement joint projects

08.08.2022 [15:46]
Rector of Azerbaijan Technical University Vilayat Valiyev has met with President of the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkiye (TÜBITAK) Professor Hasan Mandal as part of his visit to the country. During the meeting, the sides exchanged views on the implementation of joint projects related ...

Azerbaijan’s Mine Action Agency: More than 697 hectares of liberated territory cleared of mines and UXOs over past week

08.08.2022 [15:17]
“During the mine-clearing operations in Tartar, Aghdam, Shusha, Khojavand, Fuzuli, Gubadli, Jabrayil and Zangilan districts, 204 anti-personnel, 32 anti-tank mines, as well as 29 unexploded ordnances (UXOs) were found and neutralized from August ...

® Nar introduces first facial recognition based eSIM service in Azerbaijan

08.08.2022 [15:07]
Nar introduced eSIM service, the first among mobile operators to use facial recognition technology. This service allows both existing and new subscribers to get an eSIM number online without visiting any service point. To get an eSIM number, you should go to esim.nar.az, fill in the necessary information and ...

Foreign Ministry: Azerbaijan supports independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia

08.08.2022 [14:44]
“Azerbaijan supports independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Georgia within its internationally recognized borders”, Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on its official Twitter account. “Azerbaijan-Georgia enjoy strategic partnership based on the respect and adherence ...

Azerbaijan to pin hopes on five weightlifters at European Championships in Poland

08.08.2022 [13:00]
Azerbaijani athletes will test their strength at the 2022 European Youth Weightlifting Championships to be held in Raszyn, Poland on August 10-18. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on three male and two female five weightlifters ...

Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre, Australia`s biggest pink salt lake

08.08.2022 [12:36]
Stretching a mind-boggling 144km by 77km, South Australia`s Lake Eyre, also called Kati Thanda–Lake Eyre, truly is a natural wonder. Its seemingly-endless expanse of shimmering salt crystals lure travelers year-round, but the real magic happens when the lake is flooded by desert rain ...

Third Summer Camp of Azerbaijani Diaspora Youth wraps up in Shusha

08.08.2022 [12:17]
The Third Summer Camp of Azerbaijani Diaspora Youth has successfully wrapped up in Azerbaijan’s city of Shusha. Addressing the closing ceremony, Deputy Chairman of Azerbaijan’s State Committee on work with Diaspora Elshad Aliyev, Head of Apparatus of the Committee Dashgin Rajabli ...

Azerbaijan`s Mahir Mammadov re-elected as FIDE vice-president

08.08.2022 [12:05]
Elections for senior positions have been held at the FIDE Congress in Chennai, India, as a part of the 44th World Chess Olympiad. President of the Azerbaijan Chess Federation Mahir Mammadov was re-elected as FIDE vice-president alongside with five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand ...

Azerbaijani FM leaves for Turkey

08.08.2022 [11:40]
Azerbaijan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Jeyhun Bayramov has left for the Republic of Turkey to attend the thirteenth edition of the Ambassadors Conference of Turkiye to be held in Ankara ...

Ancient wooden bridge engulfed by blaze in China

08.08.2022 [11:29]
One of the longest ancient wooden bridges in China, located in Fujian province, collapsed on Saturday night after a fire broke out, according to China Daily. No casualties or injuries were reported. Wan'an Bridge, which has a history of more than 900 years, in the village of Changqiao in Pingnan ...

Participants of Third Summer Camp of Azerbaijani Diaspora Youth visit Jidir Duzu plain in Shusha

08.08.2022 [11:23]
The participants of the Third Summer Camp of Azerbaijani Diaspora Youth have visited the Jidir Duzu plain in Azerbaijan’s city of Shusha. The slogans “Azerbaijan”, “Karabakh is Azerbaijan”, “Martyrs are immortal, Motherland is indivisible!” were cheered all around, as participants waved glorious ...

Oil prices rise on world markets

08.08.2022 [11:10]
Oil prices have increased on the world markets. On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil rose $0.76 to trade at $95.68, while the price of the Light crude oil at the NYMEX ...

Gustavo Petro sworn in as Colombia's 1st ever leftist president

08.08.2022 [11:07]
Leftist leader Gustavo Petro was sworn in Sunday as Colombia’s new president with the challenge of delivering on promises to achieve social equality, fighting climate change, achieving peace in the country and ending a "failed" war on drugs, according to Anadolu Agency ...