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President Ilham Aliyev met with BP CEO VIDEO

22.01.2019 [12:10]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with Chief Executive Officer of BP Robert Dudley in Davos. During the meeting, the sides hailed the development of cooperation between Azerbaijan and BP, and discussed the issues of ...

President Ilham Aliyev met with Visa president in Davos VIDEO

22.01.2019 [12:08]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has met with President of Visa Ryan McInerney in Davos. Ryan McInerney emphasized that his this year’s visit to Davos mainly aims to meet with President Ilham Aliyev. He noted that ...

Azerbaijan, Saudi Arabia exchange views on Interparliamentary cooperation

22.01.2019 [11:40]
The delegation of the Saudi Arabia-Azerbaijan Interparliamentary Friendship Committee met Members of the Milli Majlis Working Group on Inter-Parliamentary Relations of Azerbaijan-Saudi Arabia ...

Oil prices decrease on world markets

22.01.2019 [11:12]
On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil decreased $0.66 to trade at $62.08, while the price of Light crude at the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) fell $0.58 to stand at $53.22 on world markets ...

Azerbaijani oil sells for $64.5

22.01.2019 [11:11]
The price of Azerbaijani oil has increased on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil rose $0.14 to stand at $64.54. ...

‘Cooperation and dialogue between PACE and Azerbaijan will lead to mutual understanding’, Samad Seyidov

22.01.2019 [10:56]
‘Cooperation and dialogue between PACE and Azerbaijan will lead to mutual understanding’, Chairman of the Milli Majlis Standing Committee for International Relations and Interparliamentary Ties, head of the Azerbaijani delegation to PACE Samad Seyidov ...

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

22.01.2019 [10:42]
Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry has said the Armenian armed forces continue to violate the ceasefire regime. "The Azerbaijani armed forces came under fire 22 times throughout the day," the ministry said in a statement ...

TAP head of communications: Over 760 km of steel line pipes welded in Greece and Albania

22.01.2019 [10:23]
“761 kilometers (out of 765) of steel line pipes in Greece and Albania have been welded as part of construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP),” Head of Communications at Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) Lisa Givert has told AZERTAC in an exclusive interview ...

More than 100 Afghan security forces killed in Taliban attack

21.01.2019 [23:22]
More than 100 members of Afghan security forces were killed when armed Taliban fighters attacked a military base and police training centre outside Kabul on Monday, a senior defence ministry official has said, Al Jazeera reported. "We have information that 126 people have ...

Fuad Alasgarov: Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev gives instructions on objective and fair investigation of convicted Mehman Huseynov`s case

21.01.2019 [21:35]
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has given instructions on the objective and fair investigation of convicted Mehman Huseynov`s case, Assistant to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan for work with law enforcement bodies and military issues Fuad Alasgarov told AZERTAC ...

President Ilham Aliyev was interviewed by China's CGTN TV channel in Davos VIDEO

21.01.2019 [21:33]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has been interviewed by China's CGTN (China Global Television Network) TV channel in Davos. In his interview, the head of state pointed to the development of energy sector and various areas of Azerbaijan`s ...

President Ilham Aliyev was interviewed by Rossiya 1 TV channel in Davos VIDEO

21.01.2019 [21:24]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has been interviewed by Rossiya 1 TV channel in Davos. The head of state responded to questions relating to global oil prices, international relations, and other issues ...

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev`s working visit to Switzerland
President Ilham Aliyev met with President of World Economic Forum in Davos VIDEO

21.01.2019 [21:21]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has embarked on a working visit to the Swiss Confederation to attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. On January 21, the head of state met with President ...

President Ilham Aliyev offers condolences to Mexican counterpart

21.01.2019 [21:15]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has sent a letter of condolences to President of the United Mexican States Andrés Manuel López Obrador. “I was deeply saddened by the news of heavy casualties as a result of an explosion and ...

His Excellency Mr Andrés Manuel López Obrador, President of the United Mexican States

21.01.2019 [21:03]
Dear Mr President, I was deeply saddened by the news of heavy casualties as a result of an explosion and a fire in a fuel pipeline in Hidalgo state ...

AZERTAC’s Spanish version launched VIDEO

21.01.2019 [18:58]
A presentation of the Spanish version of the Azerbaijan State News Agency’s (AZERTAC) website has been held. In his remarks, Chairman of the Board of AZERTAC Aslan Aslanov described the event as another successful step aiming to raise international community’s awareness ...

Mick Schumacher reportedly signs with Ferrari Driver Academy

21.01.2019 [18:40]
Mick Schumacher, son of legendary Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher, has reportedly inked a deal with Ferrari to join its talent program, the Ferrari Driver Academy, which aims to develop drivers worthy of driving for its prestigious F1 team, according to The Drive ...

Nanjing added to IAAF World Challenge calendar

21.01.2019 [18:10]
A new meeting in Nanjing, China, is among the key changes to the IAAF World Challenge calendar for 2019. According to the website of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), Nanjing, the host city of the 2014 Youth ...

Turkish jets 'neutralize' 6 PKK terrorists in N. Iraq

21.01.2019 [17:48]
At least six PKK terrorists were "neutralized" on Sunday in northern Iraq, the Turkish Defense Ministry announced on Monday, Anadolu Agency reported. Turkish authorities often use the word "neutralized" in their statements to imply that the terrorists in question either surrendered ...

Oxfam International: Billionaire fortunes grew by $2.5 billion a day last year as poorest saw their wealth fall

21.01.2019 [17:17]
Billionaire fortunes increased by 12 percent last year – or $2.5 billion a day - while the 3.8 billion people who make up the poorest half of humanity saw their wealth decline by 11 percent, reveals a new report from Oxfam International today. The report is being launched as political and business leaders gather ...

AZAL’s winter campaign: Free air tickets for children traveling with parents

21.01.2019 [17:14]
Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) announces a new winter campaign for those traveling with their families. When purchasing two air tickets for adults (passengers should be parents and guardians) for the dates from February 1 to February 28, 2019, the airline provides a free air ticket ...

® Bakcell and Hesab.az introduce auto-payment functionality

21.01.2019 [16:20]
Bakcell, the First Mobile Operator and the Fastest Mobile Internet Provider of Azerbaijan, together with Hesab.az, the largest online payment portal in the country, have introduced the new automatic payment functionality ...

PACE winter session kicks off in Strasbourg

21.01.2019 [16:08]
The winter session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has today started in Strasbourg. An Azerbaijani parliamentary delegation led by Samad Seyidov, chairman of the Milli Majlis committee on international and inter-parliamentary relations, is attending the session ...

Azerbaijani fencer wins silver in Bahrain

21.01.2019 [15:42]
Azerbaijani fencer Ruslan Hasanov has garnered a silver medal at World Cup Men’s Epee Junior Individual held in Manama, Bahrain. On the way to the final, Hasanov defeated rivals from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Kazakhstan ...

Iran demands release of news anchor arrested in US

21.01.2019 [14:26]
Dozens of Iranian demonstrators on Sunday demanded the release of an Iranian television anchor detained in the United States, according to EFE. Marzieh Hashemi, a US-born anchor for Iran's English-language Press TV news channel, was arrested at St. Louis International Airport in Missouri on January 13 and later transferred to a detention center in Washington D.C. ...