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Oil prices drop on world markets

04.05.2021 [11:02]
Oil prices have decreased on the world markets. On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil fell $0,12 to stand at $67,44, while the price of Light crude oil at the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) decreased $0,11 to trade at $64,38 ...

Magnitude 3.2 earthquake jolts Azerbaijan’s Aghstafa district

04.05.2021 [10:53]
A 3.2 magnitude earthquake occurred in Azerbaijan’s Aghstafa district on Tuesday, according to the Republican Seismic Survey Center of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. The quake, depth of 11 km, was recorded at 06:26 local time ...

Ambassador: Turkey will do its best to help restore Karabakh as soon as possible

04.05.2021 [09:31]
“Turkey will do its best to help restore Karabakh as soon as possible. The peoples of Azerbaijan and Turkey had been carrying the pain of Karabakh in their hearts for 30 years. Turkey fulfilled its fraternal duty to Azerbaijan in liberation of Karabakh from Armenia`s occupation,” newly appointed Turkish Ambassador to Azerbaijan Cahit Bagci said ...

Ottoman Sultan Suleiman portrait donated to Istanbul Municipality

03.05.2021 [20:21]
A month ago, a 16th-century portrait of Ottoman Sultan Suleiman I, also known as Suleiman the Magnificent, was put up for sale at Sotheby's auction house in London and sold for 438,500 pounds ($603,821). The anonymous buyer of the portrait has donated the work to the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IBB), Daily Sabah reports ...

AZAL to start operating flights to Mineralnye Vody

03.05.2021 [19:34]
Azerbaijan Airlines has started selling air tickets to another city of the Russian Federation – Mineralnye Vody, press service of AZAL told AZERTAC. Special flights from Baku to and from Mineralnye Vody will be operated on May 30, once a week ...

Trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Lithuania increased in Q1 of 2021

03.05.2021 [17:33]
Despite the challenges caused by pandemic, the trade turnover between Azerbaijan and Lithuania increased in the first quarter of this year, Azerbaijan’s Minister of Economy Mikayil Jabbarov said as he met with a delegation led by Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis ...

Saudi Arabia to build King Salman mosque in Islamabad

03.05.2021 [17:32]
Saudi Arabia will start constructing a mosque named after King Salman bin Abdul Aziz at the new campus of the international Islamic University (IIU) in Pakistan’s capital city, Islamabad, “very soon,” the institute’s rector told Arab News on Saturday ...

Hamilton wins Portuguese Grand Prix

03.05.2021 [17:21]
British Mercedes team driver Lewis Hamilton was victorious in Sunday's Portuguese Grand Prix, the 2021 Formula 1 round three held in Portimao, according to Anadolu Agency. The 66-lap Portuguese Grand Prix was held at the Algarve International Circuit ...

President Ilham Aliyev received credentials of incoming Serbian ambassador VIDEO

03.05.2021 [17:00]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received credentials of newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Serbia Dragan Vladisavljevic ...

BHOS expands cooperation with Schlumberger company

03.05.2021 [16:44]
Cooperation between Baku Higher Oil School (BHOS) and the company Schlumberger is expanding. Rector of Baku Higher Oil School Elmar Gasimov discussed new prospects for cooperation with Executive Director of Schlumberger in Azerbaijan Maria Yunda ...

Buta Airways to start operating special flights to Astrakhan

03.05.2021 [16:35]
Starting from June 3, the low-cost air airline “Buta Airways” will start operating special flights from Baku to Astrakhan. Flights in the Baku-Astrakhan-Baku direction will be operated once a week - on Thursdays ...

Azerbaijani karate fighters claim two medals at Lisbon tournament

03.05.2021 [15:12]
Azerbaijani karate fighters have grabbed two medals at the Karate1 Premier League - Lisbon 2021 held in Portugal. Asiman Gurbanli earned a silver medal in the +84kg weight category ...

President Ilham Aliyev received credentials of incoming Turkish ambassador VIDEO

03.05.2021 [14:05]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has today received credentials of the newly appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Turkey Cahit Bagci. Ambassador Cahit Bagci presented his credentials to President Ilham Aliyev ...

Twenty six killed in boat accident in Bangladesh

03.05.2021 [13:36]
At least 26 people died and several were missing after an overcrowded speedboat collided with a sand-laden bulk carrier and sank on Bangladesh's giant Padma River on Monday, police said, according to Reuters ...

Galatasaray get 2-0 road victory over Genclerbirligi

03.05.2021 [13:34]
Galatasaray claimed a 2-0 away win against Genclerbirligi on Sunday in a Turkish Super Lig game, according to Anadolu Agency. Playing in Ankara's Eryaman stadium, Galatasaray's Halil Dervisoglu fired a classy long-shot to break ...

® Azercell-digital partner of first Virtual Female Fest

03.05.2021 [13:13]
The first Virtual Female Festival in Azerbaijan will be held on May 6-8 with the digital partnership of Azercell Telecom LLC. The event aimed to enlighten women in various fields, will be conducted on http://qadinfest.az platform ...

UN Secretary-General issues video message on World Press Freedom Day

03.05.2021 [12:54]
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has issued a video message on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day. AZERTAC presents the video message: “The global challenges we have faced during the COVID-19 pandemic underline ...

Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry releases video footages of Ashaghi Sirik village, Jabrayil district VIDEO

03.05.2021 [12:12]
Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense has released video footages of Ashaghi Sirik village of Jabrayil district. Citing the ministry’s press service, AZERTAC presents the video footages ...

Vice-President of Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva visits Gizilaghaj National Park

03.05.2021 [11:54]
On April 30, Vice-President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of IDEA Public Union Leyla Aliyeva visited the Gizilaghaj National Park. After familiarizing herself with the territory, rich fauna ...