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Coronavirus cases in Russia rise to 147 over past day

18.03.2020 [18:18]
The number of the novel coronavirus cases in Russia has grown from 114 to 147, and 31 of the new cases are in Moscow, the city’s anti-coronavirus crisis center told reporters on Wednesday, according to TASS. ...

Task force under Azerbaijan’s Cabinet of Ministers discusses situation on coronavirus epidemic and evacuation of country`s citizens

18.03.2020 [18:10]
A meeting chaired by Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Ali Asadov, has discussed the current situation in the country and possible development options regarding the coronavirus epidemic, as well as measures to be taken in various circumstances. The Prime Minister noted that Azerbaijani citizens returning home from Italy, Turkey, Hungary ...

Task Force: Four more Azerbaijani citizens infected with coronavirus have been recovered and discharged from the hospitals

18.03.2020 [17:31]
Four more Azerbaijani citizens who contracted the COVID-19 virus have been fully recovered and discharged from the specialized hospitals, the task force under the Cabinet of Ministers told AZERTAC. “There are currently 23 people diagnosed with active coronavirus ...

China begins clinical trials for its first coronavirus vaccine

18.03.2020 [16:45]
China has launched the clinical trials for its first coronavirus vaccine, which is developed by the country's top military bio-warfare expert and her team. Chen Wei, the lead researcher, announced last night that Beijing has granted permission ...

UEFA postpones EURO 2020 by 12 months

18.03.2020 [16:33]
UEFA has announced the postponement of its flagship national team competition, UEFA EURO 2020, due to be played in June and July this year. The health of all those involved in the game is the priority, as well as to avoid placing any unnecessary pressure ...

Heydar Aliyev Foundation delivers medical supplies from various countries to Azerbaijan

18.03.2020 [16:08]
The Heydar Aliyev Foundation has delivered medical supplies from various countries to support the work of the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers in order to prevent wide spread of coronavirus disease in the territory of Azerbaijan ...

Executive Director of Centre for Global & Strategic Studies of Pakistan condemns illegal elections in occupied territories of Azerbaijan

18.03.2020 [15:38]
Executive Director of Centre for Global & Strategic Studies of Pakistan Khalid Taimur Akram has condemned the illegal elections to be held in the occupied territories of the Republic of Azerbaijan on March 31, 2020 ...

Azerbaijan Airlines to extend bonus points expiration date for AZAL-Miles members

18.03.2020 [15:07]
Given the current situation with the rapid spread of coronavirus infection COVID-19 and subsequent restriction of flights on most destinations, Azerbaijan Airlines will extend its AZAL-Miles loyalty program participants' bonus points expiration date at least until the end of this year ...

Azerbaijan’s Defense Minister, Head of Military Affairs Department of Presidential Administration continue visiting military units on frontline

18.03.2020 [12:57]
Azerbaijan`s Minister of Defense Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, Assistant to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan – head of the Military Affairs Department of the Presidential Administration Colonel General Maharram Aliyev ...

Oil prices fall on world markets

18.03.2020 [12:19]
Oil prices have decreased on the world markets. On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil fell $0.18 to trade at $28.55, while the price of Light crude oil at the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) decreased $0.48 to stand at $26.47 ...

Azeri Light crude sells for $29.17

18.03.2020 [11:19]
Azerbaijani oil price has decreased on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil fell $0.20 to stand at $29.17 ...

President Ilham Aliyev inaugurated Pirshaghi-Goradil-Novkhani-Sumgayit section of Absheron circular railway after renovation VIDEO

18.03.2020 [11:10]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has attended the inauguration of Pirshaghi-Goradil-Novkhani-Sumgayit section of Absheron circular railway after renovation. The head of state left Pirshaghi station for Goradil station by train ...

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

18.03.2020 [11:02]
“Military units of the armed forces of Armenia violated ceasefire 22 times throughout the day in various directions of the front,” Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Defense said in a statement. "Armenian armed forces, located on nameless hills in Noyemberyan and İjevan regions ...

Developing nations may lose up to 85% of oil and gas income this year: IEA, OPEC

18.03.2020 [10:36]
Developing nations’ oil and gas income will fall by 50% to 85% this year to a more than two-decade low if current market conditions persist, the International Energy Agency and OPEC said in a rare joint statement on Monday, citing recent IEA analysis, Reuters reports ...

Turkey confirms first death from coronavirus

18.03.2020 [10:27]
Turkey confirmed its first death from the coronavirus late Tuesday, according to its health minister, Anadolu Agency reports. A patient, 89, died while 51 additional cases were diagnosed, Fahrettin Koca said at a news conference. With the new figures, the number of confirmed cases ...

Azerbaijan confirms six new cases of coronavirus infection

18.03.2020 [10:10]
Six more people have been diagnosed with the coronavirus infection in Azerbaijan, the task force established by the Cabinet of Ministers in a bid to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus into the country told AZERTAC. “Those patients placed in specialized hospitals and kept under medical observation ...

Two movies by Azerbaijani director awarded at Italian-Azerbaijan International Film Festival

18.03.2020 [09:57]
Azerbaijani films "Sholler`s Archive" and “Stalin`s Dark Past” have received awards at the “Zoroaster Award” the Italian-Azerbaijan Film Festival, the film director Jalaladdin Gasimov told AZERTAC. The films were awarded in the categories the Best Azerbaijani Film and the Best Azerbaijani Documentary ...

® Happy the last Tuesday with Azercell!

17.03.2020 [20:09]
According to Novruz traditions, each Tuesday people celebrate the reawakening of four elements of the nature, such as Water, Fire, Wind and Earth. Azercell will delight its subscribers with a new offer on the last Tuesday in the Eve of Novruz Holiday . Thus, on Earth Tuesday (Torpag Charshabasi) the subscribers will enjoy 33% discount ...

Task Force: Entry to Baku and Sumgayit cities, as well as Absheron district to be suspended as part of measures to stem the spread of coronavirus

17.03.2020 [20:01]
The Azerbaijani government is stepping up measures to impose travel restrictions at all levels and strengthen social isolation in order to stem the spread of coronavirus in the country, the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers told AZERTAC. “For this purpose, the government will suspend the entry ...