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Death toll in helicopter crash in southern Mexico rises to 13

18.02.2018 [12:00]
Thirteen people were killed after a military helicopter crashed on Friday in southern Mexico following an earthquake in the region, prosecutors in Oaxaca State said Saturday. The helicopter also carried Mexican Interior Minister Alfonso Navarrete and Governor ...

Azerbaijani FM, EU Commissioner discuss bilateral cooperation in Munich

18.02.2018 [11:33]
Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has met with EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. The sides discussed cooperation in the political, economic, trade, transport, energy, humanitarian and other spheres between the ...

Azerbaijani grandmaster to compete at Aeroflot Open 2018

18.02.2018 [11:25]
Azerbaijani grandmaster Rauf Mammadov will contest medals at the Aeroflot Open 2018 to be held in Moscow, Russia from February 19 to March 1. The Aeroflot Open consists of three tournaments (A, B and C), into which competitors are entered according to their ratings. ...

Japanese Hanyu wins 1,000th Olympic Winter Games gold medal event

17.02.2018 [21:25]
Yuzuru Hanyu from Japan wrote his name into the record books on Saturday 17 February, when he won the men’s figure skating title at PyeongChang 2018 to become the 1,000th medal event winner in the history of the Olympic Winter Games. The landmark comes a little over 94 years after the ...

Azerbaijan, UK sign military cooperation plan

17.02.2018 [21:12]
The defense ministries of Azerbaijan and the United Kingdom have signed a military cooperation plan for 2018/2019 fiscal year in London. Prior to the signing ceremony, staff negotiations between the defense ministries of Azerbaijan and the United Kingdom was held. ...

Back on top, Federer becomes oldest ATP world number one

17.02.2018 [19:20]
Roger Federer added yet another record to his vast collection when he guaranteed becoming the oldest ATP world number one by beating Dutchman Robin Haase 4-6 6-1 6-1 to reach the semi-finals in Rotterdam on Friday, according to Reuters. ...

"The history of Caucasian nations" textbook published

17.02.2018 [18:37]
"Elm ve Tehsil" publishing house has published a textbook for high schools by Department Chair of History of the Caucasian People of Baku State University, professor, doctor of historical sciences Irada Huseynova. ...

Two killed in Mexico helicopter crash, senior officials on board survive

17.02.2018 [18:25]
A helicopter carrying Mexico's interior minister and the governor of Oaxaca state crashed on Friday, killing at least two people on the ground, according to officials on board, according to Xinhua. The accident occurred Friday night shortly before the helicopter's ...

Rovnag Abdullayev: SOCAR increased international trade volume by more than 2 times last year

17.02.2018 [18:21]
"SOCAR does not depend on any foreign partners in developing oil and gas resources in the country. In fact, the government has already allocated funds for the development of the Umid natural gas field. But as a state-owned company, we prefer to ...

Formula 1 Pirelli Hot Laps to launch in 2018

17.02.2018 [18:18]
Formula 1 has announced the Formula 1 Pirelli Hot Laps programme, according to formula1.com. The first event will be the 2018 Formula 1 Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix, followed by nine others – to be announced soon – during this year’s FIA Formula 1 World Championship ...

Oil prices increase on world markets

17.02.2018 [18:00]
Oil prices have increased on the world markets. On London ICE (Intercontinental Exchange Futures) cost of the Brent crude oil rose $0.51 to stand at $64.84. The price of the US Light crude oil at the NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) increased ...

Angelino Alfano: Azerbaijan is a reliable partner of Italy

17.02.2018 [17:07]
“Azerbaijan is a reliable partner of Italy,” said Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Angelino Alfano as he met with Azerbaijan`s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference ...

American ExxonMobil becomes shareholder of BTC project

17.02.2018 [16:39]
US oil company ExxonMobil has become a shareholder of Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan (BTC) main export pipeline, BP-Azerbaijan company reported. The ExxonMobil acquired 2.5 percent of BTC shares from CIECO. The report reads that the transaction has already taken place. BTC ...

Azeri Light crude sells for more than $66

17.02.2018 [16:29]
Azerbaijani oil price has risen on the world markets. The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil increased $0.94 to stand at $66.21 ...

AZERTAC joins international “Diplomacy Journalism” training in Turkey

17.02.2018 [16:28]
An employee of Azerbaijan State News Agency (AZERTAC) has joined the “Diplomacy Journalism” training program for international participants organized in collaboration with the Turkish International Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) ...

'International support for Azerbaijan's fair stance is increasing'

17.02.2018 [13:45]
"The international support for Azerbaijan's fair stance on a number of issues is increasing," said Secretary General of the Centrist Democratic International (IDC-CDI) Antonio López-Istúriz as he met with Azerbaijan's Deputy Prime Minister, Deputy-Chair and ...

Azerbaijan, Hungary discuss prospects for developing relations

17.02.2018 [12:58]
Azerbaijan's Deputy Prime Minister, Deputy-Chair and Executive Secretary of the New Azerbaijan Party Ali Ahmadov has met with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Budapest. Deputy Prime Minister Ali Ahmadov extended the greetings of Azerbaijani President ...

Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry: Armenian armed units violated ceasefire 125 times

17.02.2018 [12:16]
Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry has said the Armenian armed forces continue to violate the ceasefire regime. "The Azerbaijani armed forces came under fire from large-caliber machine guns 125 times throughout the day," the ministry said in a statement ...

Azerbaijan`s Interior Minister meets his Georgian counterpart

17.02.2018 [11:46]
Azerbaijan`s Minister of Internal Affairs Ramil Usubov has met Vice Prime Minister, Minister of Internal Affairs of Georgia Giorgi Gakharia. Usubov emphasized the development of the friendly and brotherly relations between Azerbaijan and Georgia ...