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US Medium online media platform publishes article on Black January tragedy

20.01.2021 [14:15]
The US-based Medium online media platform has published an article by Azerbaijan’s Consul General in Los Angeles Nasimi Aghayev on Black January tragedy. In the article, the Consul General states that 31 years ago, on January 20, 1990, 26,000 ...

Azerbaijan’s Consulate General in Los Angeles produces short film on Black January tragedy

20.01.2021 [12:48]
The Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles has produced a short film dedicated to Azerbaijan’s Black January tragedy of 1990. The film mentions that in 1987 anti-Azerbaijani pogroms broke out in Armenia, and that Armenians ...

Azerbaijani oil price exceeds $56

20.01.2021 [12:28]
Azerbaijani oil price has increased on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil rose $1.02 to stand at $56.39 ...

President Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva visited Alley of Martyrs on 31st anniversary of 20 January tragedy VIDEO

20.01.2021 [12:14]
Thirty-one years have passed since the bloody 20 January. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva visited the Alley of Martyrs on the 31st anniversary of the 20 January tragedy which was committed by the Soviet empire in Baku ...

Azerbaijan observes moment of silence for Black January victims VIDEO

20.01.2021 [12:01]
A state-wide moment of silence was observed for the Black January victims today at 12:00 (local time) across Azerbaijan. Ships, cars, and trains sounded sirens throughout the country to remember victims of the January 20, 1990 tragedy ...

Oil prices jump on world markets

20.01.2021 [11:49]
Oil prices have risen on the world markets. On London ICE (InterContinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil increased $0.40 to trade at $56.30, while the price of Light crude oil at the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) rose $0.43 to stand at $53.41 ...

First Vice- President Mehriban Aliyeva made an Instagram post on 20 January tragedy

20.01.2021 [11:25]
First Vice-President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Mehriban Aliyeva has made an Instagram post in connection with the 31st anniversary of 20 January tragedy. In a post on her official Instagram page, Mehriban Aliyeva says: “I respectfully commemorate ...

President Ilham Aliyev makes Facebook post on anniversary of 20 January tragedy

20.01.2021 [00:29]
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has made a post on the 31st anniversary of 20 January tragedy on his official Facebook account. "20 January-the day when our national will triumphed," the post says ...

President Ilham Aliyev received in a video format Secretary General of Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States VIDEO

19.01.2021 [20:44]
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received in a video format Secretary General of the Cooperation Council of Turkic-Speaking States Baghdad Amreyev. According to AZERTAC, President Ilham Aliyev said ...

Uzeyir Hajibayli International Composition Competition announced in US

19.01.2021 [18:51]
On January 15, the National Music and Global Culture Society, in collaboration with the Azerbaijan-American Music Foundation, announced the inaugural Hajibayli International Composition Competition to recognize outstanding new full-scale musical works ...

Portugal with highest number of new cases globally

19.01.2021 [18:22]
Portugal is now the country in the world with the highest number of new cases of infection by the new coronavirus per million inhabitants, according to several websites that provide statistical monitoring of the covid-19 pandemic, the Portugal News reported ...

Azerbaijan reports 305 new COVID-19 cases, 949 recovered

19.01.2021 [18:20]
305 new cases of coronavirus infection have been recorded in Azerbaijan, while 949 patients have been recovered, the Task Force under the Cabinet of Ministers told AZERTAC. According to the Task Force, 10 persons have died after testing positive for COVID-19 ...

Azerbaijani Ombudsperson issues statement on 31st anniversary of January 20 tragedy

19.01.2021 [17:15]
Azerbaijani Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) Sabina Aliyeva has issued a statement on the 31st anniversary of the January 20 tragedy. The statement reads: “The tragedy of January 20, committed 31 years ago as a result of the inhumane and treacherous policy ...

Baku Higher Oil School to host webinar on ‘Natural Resources of Karabakh’

19.01.2021 [16:59]
Baku Higher Oil School, jointly with the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources, will hold a webinar on the topic "Natural Resources of Karabakh". The participants of the webinar, which is to take place on January 21, 2021 at 16:00 on the ZOOM platform ...

Global oil demand to increase 6% in 2021: IEA

19.01.2021 [15:13]
Global oil demand is forecast to increase by 6% in 2021, or 5.5 million barrels per day (bpd), to an average of 96.6 million bpd, according to the International Energy Agency's (IEA) monthly oil report on Tuesday, Anadolu Agency reports ...

Georgia reports 1,550 new cases, 494 recoveries, 15 deaths

19.01.2021 [14:41]
Georgia has reported 1,550 new cases of coronavirus, 494 recoveries and 15 deaths in the past 24 hours, according to Agenda.Ge. In total 17,398 tests have been conducted in the past 24 hours around the country of which 12,166 were ...

Azerbaijani judokas to contest medals at Tel Aviv Grand Slam 2021

19.01.2021 [14:23]
Azerbaijani judokas will test their strength at Tel Aviv Grand Slam 2021 to be held in Israel on February 18-20. Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 16 judokas ...

Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry releases video footages of Shakarjik village, Fuzuli district VIDEO

19.01.2021 [13:59]
Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defense has released video footages from the liberated Shakarjik village of Fuzuli district. Citing the ministry’s press service, AZERTAC presents the video footages ...

Italy PM Conte comfortably wins lower house confidence vote

19.01.2021 [13:07]
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte won a crucial confidence vote in the Chamber of Deputies on Monday, hanging on to power after a junior partner quit his coalition last week and opened a political crisis amid the raging COVID-19 pandemic ...