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Turkey, US agree to launch 1st phase of safe zone plan

22.08.2019 [20:22]
Turkish and U.S. defense chiefs on Wednesday spoke over a phone call and agreed to launch the first phase of the Syria safe zone plan from today, according to Anadolu Agency. Hulusi Akar and Mark Esper also agreed that military delegations from two countries will meet in Ankara ...

Representatives of Euro-2020 sponsors visit Baku

22.08.2019 [19:59]
Representatives of companies sponsoring the UEFA EURO 2020 have arrived in the capital of Azerbaijan as Baku Olympic Stadium will host four matches of the UEFA EURO 2020. AFFA Secretary General Elkhan Mammadov met with the representatives from the companies of Alipay ...

® Subscriber base of Nar grows rapidly

22.08.2019 [19:52]
Nar announced its achievements for the first six months of 2019. Thanks to the tariffs and beneficial prices offered by the mobile operator, the rapid growth of the number of base stations, and the high quality internet service provided to customers, Nar's subscriber base has grown substantially ...

UN Secretary-General issues message for international day commemorating victims of acts of violence based on religion and belief

22.08.2019 [19:35]
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has issued a message for the International Day commemorating the victims of acts of violence based on religion and belief. The message reads: “Over the past few months, we have seen increasing numbers ...

Causes of crash of MiG-29 fighter jet revealed

22.08.2019 [19:28]
Specialists have analyzed and studied the data contained in the flight recorder (“black box”) of the MiG-29 fighter jet of the Air Force of Azerbaijan, which crashed during scheduled night training flights conducted on July 24 at around 22:00 local time and other technical documents regarding the flight, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said ...

Baku hosts “Sheikhulislam Allahshukur Pashazade 70 – A life devoted to morality” conference

22.08.2019 [17:41]
“Sheikhulislam Allahshukur Pashazade 70 – A life devoted to morality” conference has been held in Baku. Marking the 70th anniversary of Chairman of the Caucasus Muslims Office Sheikhulislam Allahshukur Pashazade, the event was organized by the ...

Azerbaijani cellist Jamal Aliyev to perform in UK

22.08.2019 [17:25]
Azerbaijani cellist Jamal Aliyev will give a concert with the UK`s chamber orchestra London Mozart Players in Grayshott, Hampshire, England, on September 13. The orchestra will perform the Variations on a Rococo Theme for cello by Tchaikovsky ...

New, healthier 'butter' spread almost entirely water

22.08.2019 [16:24]
Cornell University food scientists have created a new low-calorie 'butter' spread that consists mostly of water. A tablespoon of this low-calorie spread has 2.8 grams of fat and 25.2 calories. Butter, on the other hand, which is 84% fat and about 16% water ...

Azerbaijani U17 footballers to compete at Viktor Bannikov Memorial Tournament

22.08.2019 [16:24]
The Azerbaijan national under-17 football team will contest medals at Viktor Bannikov Memorial Tournament to be held in Kyiv, Ukraine on August 24-31. Azerbaijan are pitted against Ukraine, Latvia and Israel in Group A ...

Mammadyarov draws with Aronian at 2019 Sinquefield Cup

22.08.2019 [14:59]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Shahriyar Mammadyarov has been held to a draw by Armenian Levon Aronian in the fifth round of the 2019 Sinquefield Cup in St. Louis. The event is the fifth leg of the 2019 Grand Chess Tou ...

Two new academies to boost Saudi arts, heritage and music

22.08.2019 [14:46]
Saudi Arabia is to set up arts academies, including two in the next two years, offering a step toward academic qualification and enlarging the Kingdom’s footprint in heritage, arts and crafts, and music, according to Arab News ...

9 killed, 35 missing in Sichuan after rainfall triggers mudslides

22.08.2019 [13:18]
Nine people were killed and 35 were missing after multiple mudslides struck Aba Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture in Sichuan province on Tuesday, local authorities said, according to chinadaily.com.cn ...

Azeri Light crude sells for more than $64

22.08.2019 [13:06]
Azerbaijani oil price has increased on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil rose $1.44 to stand at $64.06 ...

Russia, China seek U.N. Security Council meeting on U.S. missile developments

22.08.2019 [12:32]
Russia and China have asked the United Nations Security Council to meet on Thursday over “statements by U.S. officials on their plans to develop and deploy medium-range missiles,” according to the request seen by Reuters ...

Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 20 times

22.08.2019 [12:20]
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 20 times throughout the day in various direction of the front,” the ministry said in a ...

Oil prices decrease on world markets

22.08.2019 [12:19]
Oil prices have fallen on the world markets. On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil decreased $0.17 to trade at $60.13, while the ...

Paralympics: Tokyo organizers launch Para domestic ticket lottery

22.08.2019 [11:45]
Applications for the first 2020 Tokyo Paralympic ticket lottery, open only to residents of Japan, started around 1:30 a.m. on Thursday, according to Kyodo News. The online ticket lottery, where applications are submitted via an official ...

Farewell ceremony held for Azerbaijani military pilot Rashad Atakishiyev

22.08.2019 [11:40]
A farewell ceremony has been held at the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry's Training Center for Lieutenant Colonel Rashad Atakishiyev, the pilot of the MiG-29 fighter jet of the Air Force of Azerbaijan, which crashed during a scheduled night training ...

Soyuz-2.1a rocket blasts off from Baikonur to deliver Russian robot to space

22.08.2019 [10:38]
A Soyuz-2.1a carrier rocket took off from the Baikonur space center in Kazakhstan on Thursday to deliver to the International Space Station (ISS) the Soyuz MS-14 manned spacecraft with a Russian humanoid robot on board, TASS reports ...