Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov: "Nizami Ganjavi International Center became a think tank"
President of the Republic of Macedonia Gjorge Ivanov has met chairman of the State Committee on Work with Diaspora, Board Member of Nizami Ganjavi International Center Nazim Ibrahimov as part of the conference titled "New Visions of Partnership & Neighbourhood for ...
Azerbaijan chess player leads "PokerStars Isle of Man International 2015"
Azerbaijani chess player Arkadi Naydich leads the "PokerStars Isle of Man International 2015" tournament. The Azerbaijani chess player will next face Indian Pendyala Harikrishna ...
Azerbaijani FM meets incoming Egyptian Ambassador
Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has met newly-appointed Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the country Suzanne Mouh Gamil. Ambassador Suzanne Mouh Gamil handed the copy of her credentials to Elmar Mammadyarov ...
V4 countries, Croatia discuss refugees
Presidents of the Visegrad Four countries and Croatia are meeting today for a two-day-long discussion in Hungary’s Balatonfured on topics including immigration, climate change, and the Western Balkan situation, Hungarian online daily origo.hu reported today ...
International community commits to refocus attention on Afghan refugee situation; calls for increased support for regional solutions
The international community today reaffirmed its commitment towards seeking lasting solutions for millions of Afghan refugees, in a bid to end one of the longest displacement situations in recorded history, according to UNDP in Azerbaijan. In a statement issued during ...
Ambassador: Switzerland keen to develop its cooperation with Azerbaijan
Incoming Swiss Ambassador in Baku Philipp Stalder has expressed his country`s keenness to develop cooperation with Azerbaijan as he presented a copy of his credentials to FM Elmar Mammadyarov ...
Hulkenberg fastest in Sochi after diesel spillage delay
Friday’s first practice for the 2015 Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix began half an hour later than scheduled thanks to an earlier diesel spill on the Sochi Autodrom. With the circuit cleaned up, it was Force India’s Nico Hulkenberg who ultimately set the pace after a flurry of late improvements, just 0.052s up on Mercedes’ Nico Rosberg ...
Global brand Hennessy to celebrate its 250th anniversary in Baku with exhibition of Rashad Mehdiyev
A personal exhibition of famous Azerbaijani artist, Honourable Academician of the Imperial Academy of Arts of Russia, Doctor of Sciences in Philosophy of Art and Associate Professor of the Academy of Arts of Azerbaijan Rashad Mehdiyev will be arranged to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the Hennessy Cognac House at the Museum of Modern Art in October ...
Anastasia Ibrahimli wins European gold for Azerbaijan in 69kg weightlifting VIDEO
Azerbaijan`s Anastasia Ibrahimli has won the gold medal in the 69kg section with a score of 226kg at the European Junior & U23 Weightlifting Championships in Klaipeda, Lithuania ...
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler reaches final of 6th Summer Military World Games
Azerbaijani Greco-Roman wrestler Rafig Huseynov (80kg) has progressed to the final of the 6th Summer Military World Games in Mungyeong, the Republic of Korea after beating Armenian Sargis Kocharyan 4-1 ...
Bakcell unveils service center in Lankaran with brand new concept and design
Bakcell, the first mobile operator and the leading mobile Internet provider of Azerbaijan, has opened a service center with a brand new concept and design in the city of Lankaran. Bakcell Customer Service Center offers a full range of services for the subscribers at the address of H. Aslanov avenue ...
OSCE monitoring ends without incidents VIDEO
In accordance with the mandate of the Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, the OSCE mission has today conducted a monitoring on the troops` line of contact near Kamarli village of Azerbaijan`s Gazakh region. The monitoring ended without an incident. According to Azerbaijan`s Defense Ministry, the monitoring was ...
UAE Ambassador presents his credentials to Azerbaijani FM
Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has met newly appointed Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to the country Mohamad Ahmed Hamil Al-Qubaisi. During the meeting, Ambassador Mohamad Ahmed Hamil Al-Qubaisi presented ...
Azerbaijan`s Council General in Batumi meets head of Supreme Council of Adjara
Azerbaijan`s newly appointed Council General in Batumi Rashad Ismayilov has met head of the Supreme Council of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara Avtandil Beridze. They discussed prospects for developing Azerbaijan-Georgia relations in particular in cultural ...
Azerbaijan-Russia intergovernmental commission gathers in Moscow VIDEO
The Azerbaijan-Russia intergovernmental commission has convened its 15th meeting in Moscow. The meeting was co-chaired by Azerbaijan`s first Deputy Prime Minister Yagub Eyyubov and Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin ...
Berlin to host FIDE World Chess Rapid and Blitz Championship
FIDE World Chess Rapid and Blitz Championship will today start in Berlin, Germany. The highly anticipated tournament gathers 200 top chess players, including 161 grandmasters ...
Azerbaijani FM meets outgoing Korean Ambassador
Azerbaijani Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov has today met Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Choi Suk-inn as he ends his diplomatic mission in the country. Ambassador Choi Suk-inn expressed his gratitude for the support rendered to fulfill his diplomatic activities in Azerbaijan ...
Arizona university shooting leaves 1 person dead and 3 injured
One person has been killed and three others injured after another shooting on a US university campus, according to the Mirror. A gunman opened fire at northern Arizona University's Flagstaff campus this morning. The shooting happened in a dormitory housing students involved in Greek organizations ...
Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter claims silver at 6th Summer Military World Games
Azerbaijani taekwondo fighter Aykhan Tagizade (68kg) has won the silver medal of the 6th Summer Military World Games in Mungyeong, the Republic of Korea. On the way to the final, Tagizade defeated his Canadian, Venezuelan, and Italian rivals ...
Azerbaijani FM meets incoming Indian Ambassador
Newly-appointed Indian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Sanjay Rana has today presented a copy of his credentials to Minister of Foreign Affairs Elmar Mammadyarov. FM Mammadyarov recalled his official visit to India in 2013, and noted that there were good opportunities for cooperation in energy ...
“Fidelity house” highlights tourism potential of Baku
Italy-based “Fidelity house” website has posted an article highlighting the tourism potential of Baku. The article says that located at the crossroads of East and West, Baku has become a charming cosmopolitan city. “It is worth exploring the city surrounded by ancient monuments and modern buildings.” ...
Germany's Bundesbank releases gold reserve details
The central bank of Germany, the Bundesbank, has published the bar list of all German official gold reserves stored in Frankfurt am Main, London, Paris and New York, according to Billion Street. The list contains the bar numbers, melt or inventory numbers ...
African countries clamp down on VAT fraud
Southern African countries have committed to increase their cooperation to stem the tide of VAT fraud, which adversely impacts the region’s economic development. According to South African Government News Agency, the Commissioners General of the revenue authorities ...
Mladen Ivanic: Bosnia and Herzegovina has always supported Azerbaijan
Bosnia and Herzegovina has always supported Azerbaijan and will continue doing so, said member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Mladen Ivanic as he met with chairman of Azerbaijan`s State Committee on Work with Diaspora, member of Board of Directors of the Nizami Ganjavi ...
Azerbaijani referees to control Italy vs Ireland match
Azerbaijani referees will be in charge of Italy vs Ireland U-21 European Championship qualifying round match. The match will be controlled by Aliyar Agayev. He will be assisted by Zeynal Zeynalov and Rza Mammadov ...