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Tiny spiders 'rain' down in Australian town

20.05.2015 [16:25]
Drought-ridden Australia needs all the rain it can get, but earlier this month something other than precipitation fell from the sky. Millions of tiny spiders appeared to rain down on a rural town as they "flew" and landed in spider webs as part of a "migration ...

His Excellency Mr. Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

20.05.2015 [16:25]
Mister President, I take great pleasure to address you, on behalf of myself and the Romanian people, the most sincere congratulations and best wishes of prosperity on the occasion of the National Day of the Republic of Azerbaijan ...

Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism meets Bangladeshi Minister of Cultural Affairs

20.05.2015 [16:10]
Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has met his Bangladeshi counterpart Asaduzzaman Noor who is visiting Azerbaijan to attend the 3rd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue ...

ADA University hosts working session of UNITWIN

20.05.2015 [15:49]
A working session of UNESCO University Twinning and Networking Programme (UNITWIN) has kicked off at ADA University as part of the 3rd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue ...

Mr Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

20.05.2015 [15:44]
Dear President Aliyev, Dear Friend, I was shocked to hear about the fire tragedy in Baku and on behalf of the whole European Olympic Family I would like to offer you our ...

Ali Hasanov: Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev will not be able to attend Eastern Partnership Riga Summit

20.05.2015 [14:12]
“President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev will not be able to attend the Eastern Partnership Summit of the European Union to be held in Riga on May 21-22,” said the Azerbaijani President`s Aide for Public and Political Affairs Ali Hasanov ...

Azerbaijani first lady Mehriban Aliyeva visits people injured in fire

20.05.2015 [14:02]
Azerbaijani first lady, president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva has visited the Baku Clinical Medical Center No 1, where the people who were injured in a fire in an apartment block in Binagadi district, are being treated ...

President Ilham Aliyev visited the site of the multi-storey building hit by fire in Binagadi
The State Commission held its first meeting chaired by President Ilham Aliyev VIDEO

20.05.2015 [14:01]
On May 19 a fire broke out in a multi-storey building on 200/36 Azadlig Avenue in Binagadi district. President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev visited the site of the incident in the morning of May 20. The head of state gave instructions to members of the relevant State Commission on a range ...

Bulgarian Vice-President pays respect to national leader Heydar Aliyev and Azerbaijani martyrs

20.05.2015 [12:50]
A delegation led by Vice-President of Bulgaria Margarita Popova has visited the Alley of Honors to lay flowers at the tomb of national leader, founder and architect of modern Azerbaijani state Heydar Aliyev. They also put flowers at the grave of prominent ophthalmologist, academician Zarifa Aliyeva ...

Oil price on world markets

20.05.2015 [11:50]
The price of oil has fallen in the world markets. On the New York Stock Exchange NYMEX (New York Mercantile Exchange) cost of the US Light crude oil decreased $1.44 to stand at ...

Armenians violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 60 times throughout the day

20.05.2015 [11:41]
The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 60 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defence Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in nameless hills in Gadabay region ...

Azerbaijan National Conservatory hosts concert of Gori Women's Chamber Choir

20.05.2015 [10:59]
Azerbaijan National Conservatory has hosted a concert of the Gori Women's Chamber Choir organized by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism. Minister of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia Mikheil Giorgadze ...

Azerbaijani scientists make reports at 8th International Congress of Asian Philosophy Association

20.05.2015 [10:56]
Corresponding member of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS), the head of the International Association of Philosophical Research, Professor Salahaddin Khalilov and Doctor of Philosophy, Konul Bunyadzade made reports at 8th International Congress of Asian ...

State commission set up to investigate causes and eliminate consequences of fire in multi-storey building in Baku’s Binagadi district

19.05.2015 [23:05]
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has signed an executive order setting up a special state commission to investigate causes and eliminate consequences of fire in a multi-storey building in Baku’s Binagadi district. ...

Azerbaijani students take part at Cultural Festival in Tbilisi

19.05.2015 [22:48]
Azerbaijani students took part at the Cultural Festival in Georgian Black Sea University, on May 19. The exhibition organized with the support of Azerbaijani Embassy to Georgia and the performances of the dance group has deeply impressed the participants ...

Ali Hasanov: President Ilham Aliyev instructed relevant authorities to investigate causes of fire and punish those responsible

19.05.2015 [22:37]
The Azerbaijani president’s Aide for Public and Political Affairs, Ali Hasanov, has said that President Ilham Aliyev is seriously concerned over the fire in a multi-storey building in Baku’s Binagadi district. “Mr President gave instructions to relevant government bodies ...

Azerbaijan “significantly” contributes to development of Islamic world, OIC Secretary General says

19.05.2015 [22:10]
Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad Ameen Madani has applauded Azerbaijan`s contribution to the development of the Islamic world. “A rapidly developing Azerbaijan is significantly contributing to the progress of the whole Islamic world ...

FM Mammadyarov: Occupation of Azerbaijani lands will never produce a political outcome desired by Armenia

19.05.2015 [22:01]
Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has said “occupation of the territory of Azerbaijan and ethnic cleansing of local population from homes of their origin does not represent a solution and will never produce a political outcome desired by Armenia” ...

Azerbaijani Minister of Culture and Tourism meets OIC Secretary General

19.05.2015 [19:48]
Azerbaijan’s Minister of Culture and Tourism Abulfas Garayev has met Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Iyad bin Ameen Madani. The sides noted that relations between Azerbaijan and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation ...

Italian mayors sell off houses for £1 in hope of keeping villages alive

19.05.2015 [19:33]
Hopeful holiday home owners who are looking for some peace and quiet could bag a property for less than £1 in an idyllic Italian village. Local authorities of three increasingly empty Italian towns are hoping to attract new residents by cutting the prices of some of their houses to just 1€. ...

Death toll from Colombia landslide reaches 60

19.05.2015 [19:31]
The death toll from a massive landslide in northwestern Colombia has reportedly surpassed 60, with rescue teams still looking for survivors. Local officials said Tuesday that 61 people died and 37 others sustained injuries in the landslide that hit Colombia’s ...

EOC General Assembly approves Netherlands as hosts of 2019 European Games

19.05.2015 [19:30]
The 50 member NOCs comprising the European Olympic Committees (EOC) have today unanimously approved in principle the Netherlands as hosts of the second edition of the European Games in 2019 at an Extraordinary General Assembly in Belek, Turkey, giving the EOC Executive ...

Journey of Baku 2015 Flame arrives in Gadabay VIDEO

19.05.2015 [18:52]
Gadabay has become the next destination for the Baku 2015 first European Games Journey of the Flame. At the symbolic gate of the European Games in the region, the flame was accepted by local athlete Nurlan Mammadov. Ten torchbearers ...

Mild quake hits Azerbaijani sector of Caspian Sea

19.05.2015 [18:26]
A mild earthquake has today hit the Azerbaijani sector of Caspian Sea, according to the Republican Seismological Service Center of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences. The quake was recorded at 10:50 local time. ...

AZERTAC, Anadolu Agency ‘interested’ in implementing joint projects VIDEO

19.05.2015 [18:04]
AZERTAC and Anadolu Agency have expressed interest in carrying out joint projects as AZERTAC’s Director General Aslan Aslanov met Deputy Director General of the Turkish agency Metin Mutanoglu. They discussed ways of expanding the bilateral cooperation. ...