Young Azerbaijani judo fighters to vie for world medals
Young Azerbaijani judo fighters will compete in the World Championships to be held in Abu Dhabi, the UAE. The national team includes Natig Gurbanli, Sadig Maharramov at 55kg weighing class, Elbrus Zamanov, Davud Mammadov at 60kg, Hidayat ...
President Ilham Aliyev received the President of the International Civil Aviation Organization Council and the chairperson of the Interstate Aviation Committee VIDEO
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received President of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council Olumuyiwa Benard Aliu and chairperson of the Interstate Aviation Committee Tatiana Anodina. The head of state stressed the importance of holding the 35th meeting of the Interstate Council on ...
Azerbaijan`s Education Minister attends 10th CIS Forum of Creative and Academic Intellectuals
An Azerbaijani delegation led by Minister of Education Mikayil Jabbarov is attending the 10th CIS Forum of Creative and Academic Intellectuals entitled “CIS humanitarian space: common values and dialogue of cultures” in Astana, Kazakhstan ...
Forbes Latvia publishes article about Azerbaijan
Chairman of the Board of Trasta komercbanka Igor Buimister in an interview to Forbes Latvia described the possibilities of business and leisure opportunities in Azerbaijan. "It would seem that the economy of Azerbaijan should be based only on oil and gas exports, as the ...
Music festival dedicated to 80th anniversary of composer Vasif Adigezalov due in Baku
A music festival dedicated to the 80th anniversary of People's Artist of Azerbaijan, famous Azerbaijani composer Vasif Adigezalov will be held on October 26-31 in Baku. The festival will be held in accordance with appropriate decree taken by President Ilham Aliyev on February 11, 2015. According to the Ministry of Culture and Tourism ...
YouTube Red to launch ad-free videos and more for $9.99 month
YouTube Red will split subscription revenue with the rights holders of content people consume through the service. YouTube managed to sign-on most of the independent creators, record labels, TV networks, and movie studios to the program. ...
His Excellency Mr Janos Ader, President of Hungary
Dear Mr President, On behalf of the people of Azerbaijan and on my own behalf, I cordially congratulate you on the occasion of the national holiday of your country. ...
Hungarian FM Szijjártó: Disintegration of Schengen system would have unforeseeable economic effects
The Schengen system may disintegrate, may simply cease to exist if the European Union is unable to protect its external borders, and this would have unforeseeable economic effects, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary, Péter Szijjártó, said at ...
Executive Director of SOFAZ attends 30th EITI Board Meeting in Switzerland
Chairman of the National EITI Commission, a member of the EITI International Board and the Executive Director of the State Oil Fund of Azerbaijan (SOFAZ) Shahmar Movsumov is attending the 30th Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Board ...
Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation awarded with "Pushkin" Medal of Russia
President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has signed a decree on awarding vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Leyla Aliyeva with the Medal of "Pushkin". The Medal of Pushkin is awarded with at least 20 years in socio-humanitarian activities for achievements in the arts and ...
President Ilham Aliyev received head of the Republic of Dagestan Ramazan Abdulatipov VIDEO
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received head of the Republic of Dagestan of the Russian Federation Ramazan Abdulatipov. The head of state noted that the visit of head of the Republic of Dagestan of the Russian Federation Ramazan Abdulatipov to Azerbaijan ...
China-Australia Free Trade Agreement passes through House of Representatives
The House of Representatives has voted to allow the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) to go ahead, according to ABC. A deal was struck yesterday between Labor and the Federal Government which addressed concerns about foreign labor laws ...
WildCRU director holds several meetings in Azerbaijan
Professor David Macdonald, founding Director of Oxford University's Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), a world-renowned expert on the protection of biodiversity has held a number of meetings in Azerbaijan as he visited the country at the ...
Order of Friendship of Azerbaijan presented to Russian film director
Azerbaijan`s Ambassador to Russia Polad Bulbuloglu has read out a decree of President Ilham Aliyev awarding the outstanding Russian film director Nikita Mikhalkov with the Order of Friendship (Dostluq) and has handed over the Order to the film director ...
Azerbaijan`s Commissioner for Human Rights meets Indonesian Counterpart
Commissioner (ombudsman) for Human Rights of Azerbaijan Elmira Suleymanova has met Chief of Indonesian National Commission on Human Rights Nur Kholis. The Commissioner highlighted the progress achieved in the country in the field of ensuring the human rights. Mrs. Suleymanova ...
Yale team identifies new giant tortoise species in Galapagos
A few hundred giant tortoises living on one side of Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos actually are a separate species from a second, larger population living less than 10 kilometers away, a new Yale-led genetic analysis has revealed. ...
Winners of 7th International Children's Mugham Festival awarded
The winners of 7th International Children's Mugham Festival had been awarded in Baku. The festival is supported by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Ministry of Youth and Sports and Kainat Youth Centre ...
Azerbaijan`s Deputy FM meets Chief of Indonesian National Commission on Human Rights
Azerbaijan`s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Khalaf Khalafov has met Chief of Indonesian National Commission on Human Rights Nur Kholis. Mr. Khalafov highlighted developing relations between the two countries, saying Azerbaijan was interested in boosting ties with ...
Argentina hosts seminar on promotion of tourism sector in Azerbaijan
Azerbaijani embassy in Argentina held a seminar on "Land of Fire-Azerbaijan: the Millennium culture, diversity, architecture, modernism" to promote the country's tourism potential. According to the embassy, the seminar was supported by the ...
Founder and head of IDEA Public Association Leyla Aliyeva meets WildCRU director
Vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, founder and head of IDEA Public Association Leyla Aliyeva has met Professor David Macdonald, Director of the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), and Dawn Burnham, the WildCRU project manager. ...
Toyota to Recall 6.5 Million Vehicles Globally
Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 6.5 million vehicles world-wide over power-window switches at risk of fire, the auto maker said Wednesday, the latest in a series of similar recalls involving around 14 million cars, according to the The Wall Street Journal ...
Event highlighting multiculturalism environment in Azerbaijan held in Italy
An event titled "Prospects of Azerbaijan and Italy in Multiculturalism" has been held at the Ca' Foscari University of Venice, Italy. The event arranged with joint cooperation of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences and Ca' Foscari University brought together ...
Azerbaijan appeals to Swiss Prosecutor General’s Office for criminal charges against Vartan Sirmakes
The Azerbaijani Prosecutor General's Office has appealed to the Swiss Prosecutor General's Office to criminally prosecute Swiss citizen Vartan Sirmakes, who is a co-founder and CEO of Franck Muller Group, the Azerbaijani Prosecutor General's Office said ...
Armenians violated ceasefire with Azerbaijan 89 times throughout the day
The situation on the contact line between Azerbaijan and Armenia has remained tense as the Armenian Armed Forces shattered ceasefire a total of 89 times throughout the day, Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry said. The ceasefire was violated in nameless hills in Talish, Tap Garagoyunlu, ...
FC Qabala boss: We are proud to bring such high class and professional teams to Azerbaijan"
"We are proud to bring such high class and professional teams to Azerbaijan. We will do our best to beat Borussia Dortmund," said FC Qabala boss Roman Grigorcuk at a press conference ahead the two clubs` encounter in the UEFA Europa League group stage match in Baku ...